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 strengthen and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org
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Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) has launched an ambitious effort to scale-up access to treatment for diarrhea and pneumonia, which combined, kill over 1.5 million children every year. Working with the governments of five high-burden countries and leading global institutions, CHAI’s Essential Medicines team is supporting intensified efforts at both global and country levels to plan, resource, and implement effective interventions for scaling-up access to treatment for these conditions – specifically zinc and ORS for diarrhea, and amoxicillin and oxygen for pneumonia. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Essential Medicines team has expanded its oxygen work to over 20 countries, supporting pandemic response efforts while strengthening long-term oxygen systems planning.
CHAI is seeking a Senior Technical Associate to provide technical and operational guidance to the Essential Medicines team, CHAI country teams, and other stakeholders as needed on the relevant supply mix to scale up access to oxygen—including support in the selection, installation, and operational aspects of respiratory care equipment—and to coordinate relationships with key stakeholders in government, private sector partners, donors, and NGOs. Through rigorous analysis, the STA will work alongside program teams in a collaborative manner on high-impact strategies in program countries, in a globally complex landscape. This position is intended to support several country teams that are at various stages of implementation, with a range of programmatic needs. The level of responsibility for execution will vary, from research/drafting of materials to coordination of activities, to implementation support.
Please note that the location for this position is flexible and can be based in any CHAI Program Countries depending on Country Leadership approval.
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