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LHSS East Africa - Health Financing Consultant

Closing: Sep 10, 2022

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Published: Aug 31, 2022 (31 days ago)

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QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in social sciences, public health, health policy, health management, health economics and/or financing
  • Minimum of 7 years’ prior experience working in the public and/or private sectors within the East African region
  • Working experience and/or knowledge of cross-border health financing or social protection issues
  • Working experience with RIGOs and/or national health financing stakeholders is preferred
  • Experience in qualitative analysis to interpret and analyze results for decision-making
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Fluency in writing and speaking in English


Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in social sciences, public health, health policy, health management, health economics and/or financing
  • Minimum of 7 years’ prior experience working in the public and/or private sectors within the East African region
  • Working experience and/or knowledge of cross-border health financing or social protection issues
  • Working experience with RIGOs and/or national health financing stakeholders is preferred
  • Experience in qualitative analysis to interpret and analyze results for decision-making
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Fluency in writing and speaking in English


The consultant will lead the execution of the following tasks:

  • Conduct a desk review of previous financing assessments and studies conducted by CB-HIPP and other regional actors pertaining to cross-border health financial protection options or products;
  • Conduct key informant interviews with RIGOs and national government stakeholders as needed to triangulate data and obtain additional information on current cross-border risk pooling and other financing schemes;
  • Develop a report on cross-border health financing options, tailored to the region and relevant cross-border context;
  • Present financing options to RIGOs and national government representatives and facilitate discussion/consultation, reviewing the feasibility of each option;
  • Incorporate stakeholder feedback into a revised report, including agreed-upon and prioritized options for cross-border health financing options for future piloting and testing by RIGOs and member states; and
  • Participate in disseminating report findings by presenting to and facilitating discussions with a high-level stakeholder audience, including heads of state or ministerial representatives, offering the momentum needed for future pilot testing and advocacy.


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