The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to our mission of saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries. We work at the invitation of governments to support them and the private sector to create and sustain high-quality health systems.
CHAI was founded in 2002 in response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic with the goal of dramatically reducing the price of life-saving drugs and increasing access to these medicines in the countries with the highest burden of the disease. Over the following two decades, CHAI has expanded its focus. Today, along with HIV, we work in conjunction with our partners to prevent and treat infectious diseases such as COVID-19, malaria, tuberculosis, and hepatitis. Our work has also expanded into cancer, diabetes, hypertension, and other non-communicable diseases, and we work to accelerate the rollout of lifesaving vaccines, reduce maternal and child mortality, combat chronic malnutrition, and increase access to assistive technology. We are investing in horizontal approaches to strengthen health systems through programs in human resources for health, digital health, and health financing. With each new and innovative program, our strategy is grounded in maximizing sustainable impact at scale, ensuring that governments lead the solutions, that programs are designed to scale nationally, and learnings are shared globally.
At CHAI, our people are our greatest asset, and none of this work would be possible without their talent, time, dedication and passion for our mission and values. We are a highly diverse team of enthusiastic individuals across 40 countries with a broad range of skillsets and life experiences. CHAI is deeply grounded in the countries we work in, with majority of our staff based in program countries. Learn more about our exciting work: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org
CHAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to providing an environment of fairness, and mutual respect where all applicants have access to equal employment opportunities. CHAI values diversity and inclusion, and recognizes that our mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people with diverse experience, backgrounds, and culture.
CHAI is currently working with the Ministry of Health (MoH) to achieve a locally owned, accountable, integrated, and sustainable combination HIV prevention program that aims to scale up the implementation of HIV prevention programs that will steer the country towards its long-term goal of achieving zero new HIV infections. This is being done through implementation of a grant titled Sustainable Transition to Resilient, Integrated combination prevention and Dissemination of Evidence (STRIDE). CHAI is also supporting the MoH to execute an HIV Testing Services (HTS) program titled Development of Resilient and Sustainable national HTS programs (DRIVE). This program is working to develop HTS strategies that are nationally owned and aligned with national HIV testing priorities that meet the needs of an evolving HIV epidemic. Both STRIDE and Drive grants are supported with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
In this regard, CHAI Zambia is looking for a highly motivated individual with outstanding technical capabilities to fill in the role of Technical Advisor for its HIV Testing and Prevention programs. The incumbent will be responsible for supporting the STRIDE and DRIVE teams through the provision of technical expertise to translate and localize regional and global guidance on trends and developments in HIV testing and prevention that address the needs of a generalized HIV epidemic. S/he will lead in the designing of technical strategies, interventions, and approaches to support MoH in strengthening HIV testing and prevention programs in line with national priorities.
The Technical Advisor will report to the Associate Director, Infectious and Non- infectious Diseases.
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