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 India is working with the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) towards an ambitious vision of a TB Free Chennai. Under this vision, the Corporation aims to develop a comprehensive service delivery model for rapidly achieving increased case detection and reduced TB mortality. The Corporation's vision will be realized through the support and collaboration of several donors and partners providing technical and implementing support. CHAI has seconded a Technical Support Group (TSG) to the Corporation to support strategy development and implementation as well as overall consortium coordination. CHAI is also engaged in conducting primary research on drivers of patient and provider behavior, to generate insights that will support the implementation of the TB Free Chennai Initiative.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding credentials for the role of Research Associate. S/He must be able to function independently and flexibly and have a strong commitment to excellence. S/He will: work under the guidance of the TSG Program Manager; work closely with other key strategic partners to lead the behavior research activities, which are fundamental to successfully improving the design of the TB Free Chennai Initiative; and lead pilot initiatives based on the insights generated.