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Internship: Health Economics and Financing,

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Information technology, software development, data
  • Intern or trainee
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

UNICEF Vaccine Financing team is currently offering an internship position to support its ongoing work on Immunization Financing and Sustainability (IFS) globally. Specifically, this component of the IFS team work intends to complement other ongoing work on vaccine budgeting and planning in the selected countries. The results will enable an assessment of the reliability of JRF data, as well as identify scope for further work on funding and supply for vaccines and immunization services, with an emphasis on financial sustainability.


Responsibilities

Analytics of health and immunization data

1.      Support the analysis of the existing evidence available in the JRF and other potential sources on the funding for traditional vaccine in all GAVI-eligible countries across all UNICEF regions.

2.      Gather missing financing and economic data on the provision of traditional vaccines using the UNICEF regional and country immunization focal points.

3.      Build a database with the data gathered and analyse it gathered by region and by antigen

4.      Compare the data gathered with the data reported in the JRF and other sources.

5.      Summarize findings of this research

6.      Author a peer-reviewed publication on this topic

Depending on time, the intern will also work on the following:

Measles immunization

  1. Retrieve cost information of measles campaign documents from ESAR countries
  2. Assist in analysing cost per child immunized against measles
  3. Author a peer-reviewed publication on this topic


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Information technology, software development, data
Seniority: Intern or trainee

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: none
Required skills: Data collection; Database administration; Research planning; Research publication; Data analysis
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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