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Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative

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Senior Technical Officer - Prevention, Care & Treatment

Biu, Nigeria

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Senior Technical Officer - Prevention, Care & Treatment

Closing: Nov 18, 2022

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Published: Nov 12, 2022 (23 days ago)

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Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MB.BS/MD or similar degree with 3 to 5 years of progressive relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of HTS, PMTCT, anti-retroviral therapy (ART), TB HIV collaboration, care and support in resource constrained settings
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is an advantage
  • Experience in project development with proven experience in the planning and facilitation of training is required
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.


Responsibilities

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MB.BS/MD or similar degree with 3 to 5 years of progressive relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS with provision of HTS, PMTCT, anti-retroviral therapy (ART), TB HIV collaboration, care and support in resource constrained settings
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is an advantage
  • Experience in project development with proven experience in the planning and facilitation of training is required
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.


Will provide technical leadership and support related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS strategies and approaches in implementation of the programs. S/He will work with relevant stakeholders to coordinate the design and implementation of facility-based programs in relation to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, including the use of Anti-retroviral treatment, TB HIV services integration, PMTCT, care and support, work with relevant staff and partners to coordinate the design and implementation of community-based programs in relation to community HTS and PMTCT including optimizing HIV case finding and linkage to care at supported health facilities, liaise with partners implementing community programs in order to optimize community-facility linkage of clients identified to be HIV positive and retention to care and treatment, support the provision of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and ART in line with National and Global best practices and guideline. S/He will also oversee the implementation of integrated HIV, TB and other medical services at the facility level and community level, provide technical assistance in non-ART clinical care including the management of opportunistic infections (OI) and Palliative care capacity for PLHIV, contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets and represent AHNi to donors and government officials on issues of HIV/AIDS treatment, care and support at the State level.


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