Closing Date : 2019-05-31
Duty Station : Kyiv, Ukraine
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Organization: Project HOPE
Country: Ukraine
Closing date: 31 May 2019

Project HOPEis an international NGO of more than 500 engaged employees and hundreds of volunteers who work in more than 25 countries, responding to the world s most pressing global health challenges. Throughout our 60-year legacy, Project HOPE has treated millions of patients and provided more than $3 billion worth of medicines to local health care organizations around the world. We have helped build hundreds of health programs from the ground up and responded to humanitarian crises worldwide.

Project HOPEis currently seeking an Access to Care Advisorto support the USAID-funded Support TB Control Efforts in Ukraine to reduce the TB epidemic in Ukraine through early detection, appropriate care, and prevention for people living with TB, drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) and TB/HIV. The program will be implemented at the primary health care level and in TB facilities initially in eleven oblasts of Ukraine with the highest TB, DR-TB and HIV/TB co-infection rates (Dnipro, Mykolayiv, Odesa, Kherson, Zaporizhzhia, Kirovohrad, Kyiv, Cherkasy, Chernihiv, Poltava, and Donetsk and in training centers nationwide.

**This position is contingent upon award from USAID. **

Summary

The Access to Care Advisorwill lead the approach to develop evidence-based and patient-centered interventions to reach vulnerable and high-risk populations with tailored and appropriate activities. S/he will lead efforts to find and bring more patients to TB and DR-TB care, both adults and children. S/he will ensure that activities are technically sound and adhere to internationally endorsed and recognized guidance or have demonstrated proof of concept when supporting new interventions.

Educational Requirements:

Advanced degree (Medical, Master s or PhD) in medicine, health/public health, sociology, or

Epidemiology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS:

At least five (5) years of experience designing and implementing infectious disease outreach

programs for vulnerable and high-risk populations, including but not limited to people living with

HIV (PLWH), ex-prisoners, internally displaced people (IDP), persons who inject drugs (PWID),

prisoners, migrant workers, refugees, elderly or children.

Demonstrated understanding of health-seeking behavior and patient support needs.

Experience successfully involving patients or key affected populations and civil society in project

design and execution.

Full professional proficiency in Ukrainian and/or Russian.

Desired qualifications:

Experience developing and implementing effective communication and community engagement

programs;

Strong organizational and management skills; and

Professional English written and oral communication skills.


How to apply:

All candidates should apply through this direct link-

https://projecthope.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=2&c=projecthope&id=454

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