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Assistant District Health Officer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Medical, health
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Post Reference No. MDSC/EXT/009/2018

To assist the DHO in ensuring efficient, effective and affordable delivery of Maternal Child Health andNursing Services for the well being of the population of the District and ensure quality assurance in allHealth Institutions in the District.

How to apply
Applications must be filled in triplicate of PSC Form NO.3 Revised (2008). The application forms can be obtained from any District Service Commission, Public service Commission offices, 2ndfloor FarmersHouse, Kampala. The application should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified under the vacancy.Applicants should attach three recent passport size photographs. Serving officers must route their applications through the head of Department who must be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.


  1. Planning and budgeting for Maternal Child Health and nursing services in the district;
  2. Implementing Maternal Child Health Policy, Plans and Programs;
  3. Coordinating the delivery of quality MCH and Nursing Services in the District;
  4. Coordinating operational research on MCH and nursing services in the district;
  5. Supervising and appraising staff under her jurisdiction;
  6. Updating Health information management systems;
  7. Monitoring and evaluating of MCH and nursing services in the district;
  8. Advising and reporting on MCH and Nursing activities;
  9. Enforcing adherence to the Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics to staff under his/herjurisdiction;
  10. Providing technical and integrated support supervision to Health Centers;
  11. Developing & implementing Primary Health Care Programmes, Maternal Child Health & NursingPlans;
  12. Managing sensitization programmes on PHC in communities; and
  13. Managing PHC programmes in the community.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Medical, health
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Reporting; Programme management; Project implementation; Public health; Operations planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Mbale District Local Government

GovernmentalCompany size: 50-100 people

Mbale District is one of the Local Governments, under the Uganda Government decentralization policy, located in the eastern part of Uganda. Mbale is the largest town in the district and the location of the district headquarters, is approximately 245 kilometres (152 mi), by road, northeast of Kampala, capital city of Uganda.

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