Zonal Data Assistant at the World Health Organization (WHO) – Kano, Borno, Oyo, Rivers and Enugu

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Zonal Data Assistant Job ID: 1703435 Primary Location: Nigeria-Kano Other Locations: Nigeria-Maiduguri, Nigeria-Ibadan, Nigeria-Port Harcourt, Nigeria-Enugu Grade: G5 Contractual Arrangement: Individual Service Contractor Contract duration: 12 Months Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria Schedule: Full-time Purpose of the Position The objective of the post is to support the WHO data management activities at zonal level and provide evidence driven information for actions aimed at supporting the zone/states to: Ensure availability of quality, timely, and complete information that guides the surveillance and immunization program. Monitor achievement of recommended surveillance performance indicators for Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), other Vaccine Preventable Diseases as well as other diseases of public health priority as highlighted in Nigeria’s Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy. Provide evidences through the timely utilization of different data available and guide the program Job Description Under the overall guidance of the WHO country office representative and over all supervision of IVE focal point and guidance of the state coordinator the monitoring and evaluation officer will carry out the following specific task: Capture, maintain and up-date databases pertaining to each programmatic area in EPI/PEI. Update the all Zonal disease databases with results received from the laboratories and WCO Track and obtain missing or incomplete data/reports and provide feedback to states on a bi-weekly frequency. Maintain records of all hard copies of documents received from states and those forwarded to WCO through the zone Document monthly […]

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