Global Fund
Anambra (Onitsha)
Posted 2 months ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions education and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi is an allied organization to Family Health International (FHI360) with co-existing and mutually supportive interest in advancing the collective goals of the people and communities served. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country we are seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT-PMTCT: Will provide supportive and supervisory oversight to Mentor Mothers and PMTCT Counsellor Testers at the facility and Community, provide innovative strategies to reach all pregnant women in and outside the facility (community) and support Case Manager mentor-mothers to follow-up HIV positive pregnant women and mother-infant pair to ensure all appointments are kept. He/she will ensure ART uptake and adherence by HIV-positive pregnant women through labor, delivery and postpartum, ensure linkage of all Identified Positive Pregnant Women to care and timely initiation on ART and monitor and ensure administration of prophylactic regimen to all HIV exposed babies. The TA-PMTCT will also ensure linkage of all HEI and documentation of EID services in the Child-follow-up Register, support and follow-up of all HEI until outcome is known, monitor and ensure Mentor Mothers maintain a log of all assigned positive pregnant Mothers’ contacts (descriptive addresses and phone numbers) and keep comprehensive records of clinic appointments and interventions carried out to support them on retention.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • HND, BSC in a medical field or biological sciences with 2 to 5 years post-NYSC experience in Program/project management.
  • Possession of a post graduate degree in a related field is an added advantage. 
  • Good knowledge of Report Writing, activity budgeting, activity tracking with set timelines.
  • Good working knowledge and proven skill in the use of Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs is highly desirable.

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:

Vacancy closes: Tuesday 17th October 2023

Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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