Clinton Health Access Initiative

Volunteer, TB

Country
India
City
Bhopal
Type
Volunteer, Local
Program (Division)
Country Programs - India

Overview

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org

 

CHAI, in partnership with its India affiliate William J Clinton Foundation (WJCF), works in close partnership with and under the guidance of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) at the Central and States’ levels on an array of high priority initiatives aimed at improving health outcomes. Currently CHAI works across projects to expand access to quality care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis-C, tuberculosis, cancer, sexual and reproductive health and immunisation. Additionally, CHAI is supporting the government of Madhya Pradesh (MP) on large-scale programs to arrest childhood and maternal mortality due pneumonia, malnutrition, anaemia, and diarrhoea.

 

Program Background (TB)

 

India has the highest burden of Tuberculosis (TB) in the world, accounting for more than 27% of the global TB incidence. Of the 2.8 million annual estimated incidences, more than half access diagnosis and care in the private sector, where there are significant gaps across the care cascade because of diagnostic delays, irrational and non-standardized regimens, and catastrophic health expenditure to patients.

 

India has outlined an ambitious agenda of eliminating Tuberculosis by the year 2025. As outlined in the National Strategic Plan (2017-25), the cornerstone for India’s TB elimination plans hinges on scaling up of public private mix (PPM) initiatives, rolling out incentives through Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) and scaling up ICT based solutions. Existing state health society’s capacity to contract services is limited. This has resulted in limited uptake of PPM initiatives and major gaps in private sector engagement. ­­

 

CHAI is seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual with strong analytical skills (both quantitative and qualitative) and an exemplary record of leadership and management. Successful candidates should have excellent communications skills, be able to function independently, be self-motivated, could thrive in challenging environments, and have a strong commitment to excellence. We place great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, energy, and work ethic.

Responsibilities

  • Supports in periodic data analysis of TB program related indicators to inform programmatic decision making at the State level.
  • Assists the State level CHAI team in ensuring adherence to QC systems and data integrity maintenance by private sector partners.
  • Identifies and implements solutions to streamline data systems, data collection formats and processes for the better tracking and data visualization of DBT and PPSA key performance indicators.
  • Designs and develops standardized reports on MS Excel and data visualization platforms.
  • Facilitates State and PPSA level capacity building training on Nikshay digital platform.
  • Undertakes regular data analysis and supports state/district NTEP team with technical inputs on DBT implementation.
  • Supports in providing information and analysis to the central team for donor reporting and reports for other stakeholders.
  • Other tasks as requested by the Program Officer and Senior Manager.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, management, economics, engineering, computer science, statistics, operations research areas.
  • Minimum 12 months of relevant work experience in public health analytics, consulting, or pharma.

Skill Sets:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Data Visualization Tools is necessary.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, including the ability to work independently, self-motivate, and propose and implement new initiatives.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a positive, solution-oriented approach to challenges.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and work independently.
  • Willingness to travel as and when required for work purposes.
  • Preference would be given to candidates with strong experience in program support in public health or social work programs, with focus on program management/monitoring experience.
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