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.
In 2010, CHAI launched a vaccine program to reduce mortality and morbidity from vaccine preventable diseases by improving access to immunization services through national immunization programs. CHAI’s vaccines work began in Africa and has since expanded to include countries in Asia. CHAI began vaccines work in Indonesia in early 2017 with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with the goal to accelerate the introduction of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) by providing direct support to Indonesia’s Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) and the Ministry of Health (MOH).
CHAI started supporting Indonesia’s Ministry of Health in 2010 to scale up adult anti-retroviral therapy, through improving supply chain management; as well as technical assistance for improving the quality of ART and laboratory systems to support HIV care and treatment. In recent years, CHAI has expanded its support to the Ministry of Health to other areas including hepatitis and helping to facilitate BMS to and donate pan genotyping DAA, daclatasvir, more effective treatment for HCV patient, improving access to family planning, point of care diagnostics, mhealth, maternal and child health, and technical support for the Ministry of Health’s drive to sustainably fund healthcare. In mid-2016, CHAI launched its vaccines program to introduce new vaccine introduction, PCV, to EPI, Ministry of Health Indonesia, The focus of the program is to support the EPI in new vaccine introductions, assisting the government to make an-informed and coordinated decision on PCV introduction
CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual with experience working in public health and client-facing positions and with strong planning, coordination and communication skills to work as a Program Officer with the CHAI Indonesia Vaccines Program. Together with other CHAI staff and the EPI/MOH team at central and sub-national levels, the Program Officer will support the coordination of the successful PCV end-to-end introduction. The Program Officer role will focus in particular on ensuring strong sub-national planning and preparations for the upcoming PCV introduction as well as support post-introduction monitoring and coverage improvement initiatives. This will include supporting the development of materials, planning and facilitation of assessments, trainings, capacity building, and other support as needed. The Program Officer will be based in Jakarta, Indonesia but will be required to travel within the country and be responsible for updating the broader CHAI team and central level government on key challenges observed at the points of service delivery and advising on improvement interventions.
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