Founded in 2002, by President William J. Clinton and Ira C. Magaziner, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (“CHAI”) is a global health organization committed to saving lives, reducing the burden of disease and strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world.
CHAI’s global malaria program provides direct technical and operational support to countriesaround the globe to strengthen their malaria programs and reduce the burden of this preventable, treatable disease. We support governments to scale up effective interventions forprevention, diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance, with the goals of sustainably reducing the number of malaria-related illnesses and deaths worldwide in the short-term and accelerating progress towards malaria elimination in the long term.
CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual to work as a Health Information Associate to play a critical role in helping governmental programs in central America improve how they collect and analyze data to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their efforts to eliminate malaria. S/he will be responsible for working with an array of ministry of health and CHAI staff to build in-country capacity related to the use of information technology. This work will include creating, modifying, and maintaining potentially complex and diverse surveillance platforms; leading national training sessions in technology solutions; and helping staff use and troubleshoot health information systems on an ongoing basis. The Associate will work closely with technology companies, academic partners, the PAHO/WHO, and government technical bodies working on epidemiological surveillance to ensure malaria programs in country have the tools required to monitor and evaluate progress towards elimination. A successful candidate will need to possess strong communication, organizational and management skills as well as be able to work independently to drive implementation and have deep personal commitment to producing results.