The Ministry of Health (MOH) in collaboration with ICAP at Columbia University received funding from the United States Government's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to implement the Uganda Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (UPHIA) survey. The goal of the survey is to characterize HIV prevalence, incidence, viral load, CD4+ cell distribution, and HIV risk behaviors at a household level nationally, and to assess the coverage and impact of HIV services at the population level using a nationally representative sample of adults and children. The survey aims to enroll approximately 13,000 households across the entire country over a period of at least 7 months.
In order to achieve the survey goals, survey teams being constituted will be deployed throughout the country to undertake various tasks and responsibilities, taking into consideration personnel skills and qualifications, and ability to read and write in English and at least one of the seven (7) major languages spoken in Uganda namely; Ateso,. Ngakaramajong; Luganda, Lugbara, Luo, Runyakore-Rukiga, RunyoroRutoro.
To support this activity, the Ministry of Health seeks to employ qualified personnel for the following temporary position:
2. Counselors; .
• Diploma in social sciences, biological sciences, or related field.
• Past experience working in large population surveys such as UPHIA, AIS and DHS HIV testing and counseling certification added advantage.
Job Education Requirements: Diploma in social sciences
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified
Job Responsibilities: Not Specified
Job Skills: Not Specified
Job application procedure
Interested applicants should visit http://jobs.aclaimafrica.com/careers/index to view the full job description and apply.
NB: While we would have loved to send a personal response to every applicant, due to the high number of applications that is not possible. If you do not hear from us two weeks after the closing date, please consider the application unsuccessful- do try again in future.
Deadline: 4th October 2019