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Center for International Health, Education, and Biosecurity (CIHEB) Kenya

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Research Assistant Intern - Mombasa

Mombasa, Kenya

Closing: Aug 30, 2022

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Published: Aug 29, 2022 (31 days ago)

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Experience and academic qualifications

  1. Diploma/Degree in public health or social science discipline
  2. Relevant experience working in a health institution and or participation in health research (Prior experience in qualitative research or public policy research, familiarity with quantitative methods is a plus).
  3. Strong qualitative analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  4. Experience in electronic data collection with a bias to ODK will be an added advantage

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  1. Willingness and ability to work in one of the listed counties (proficiency of the local language of the county of choice, is a MUST)
  2. Communication skills both oral and written (proficiency in Swahili, English and local language spoken in the county of choice)
  3. Networking and collaboration skills
  4. Team player
  5. Ability to work under minimum supervision
  6. Attentive to details (Especially during Focus Group Discussions sessions)
  7. Training in COVID-19 vaccination will be an added advantage


Responsibilities

Experience and academic qualifications

  1. Diploma/Degree in public health or social science discipline
  2. Relevant experience working in a health institution and or participation in health research (Prior experience in qualitative research or public policy research, familiarity with quantitative methods is a plus).
  3. Strong qualitative analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  4. Experience in electronic data collection with a bias to ODK will be an added advantage

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  1. Willingness and ability to work in one of the listed counties (proficiency of the local language of the county of choice, is a MUST)
  2. Communication skills both oral and written (proficiency in Swahili, English and local language spoken in the county of choice)
  3. Networking and collaboration skills
  4. Team player
  5. Ability to work under minimum supervision
  6. Attentive to details (Especially during Focus Group Discussions sessions)
  7. Training in COVID-19 vaccination will be an added advantage


  1. Attend the project study orientation to understand the purpose and intent of the study, as well as the plan for implementation.
  2. Work in close collaboration with hospital staff in the selected facilities to ensure that only eligible clients are interviewed.
  3. Conduct quantitative survey interviews (through a structured questionnaire), on clients at the selected facilities to gather socio-demographic information, COVID-19 vaccination status, reasons for vaccination/ refusal/hesitancy for COVID-19 vaccination.
  4. In collaboration with the hospital staff, identify suitable sites (preferably quiet places) within the facilities, from where interviews can be conducted.
  5. Identify, from among clients interviewed for the survey, participants for focused group discussions to elicit more information on reasons for hesitancy towards being vaccinated.
  6. Conduct Key informant interviews with pre-selected subject matter experts/trusted sources of information on COVID-19 vaccination.
  7. Promptly submit collected data to the electronic databases
  8. Uphold data quality procedures
  9. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  10. Any other duty that maybe assigned from time to time by the project coordinator.


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