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- Assist the China Country Manager and relevant disease program teams to develop and implement the project activities as required by the partnership framework, work plan and budget;- Lead and/or support data collection, interviews, quantitative analysis, report drafting to generate evidence-based policy and formulate recommendations in strategic scenarios;- Assist government partner teams to develop methodologies including tools, processes, key performance/success indicators that are highly relevant and appropriate for analyses, project management and goal fulfillment;- Work closely with the government partner teams to ensure the project timeline, work orders and deliverables are organized and coordinated to achieve project goals and objectives;- Monitor project implementation, provide regularly update on project progress, and coordinate project team members to ensure project goal alignment;- Provide strategic recommendations for development of new programs, project management, communication and process improvement;- Regular relationship management with external stakeholders;- Communicate regularly with CHAI staff at the global and country levels to ensure CHAI’s value-add maximized to partners;- Other responsibilities as needed.
Reporting to the Senior Program Manager (SPM), the Senior Associate will support efforts to deliver the ambitious objectives of the vaccine program. They will provide both strategic and technical support to the Ministry of Health’s National Immunization Programme in strengthening the costing process, data analysis, synthesis of research/information in memos and presentations, development of templates and SOPs, facilitating discussions and compilation of lessons learned and best practices. Their work will directly contribute to the Ministry of Health’s ambitious goals The Senior Associate will work closely with all members of the Cambodia Vaccines program as well as CHAI’s Global Vaccines Delivery team. The position is based in Phnom Penh with regular travel to the provinces. Responsibilities: Strategic and Programmatic Support- Provide analytical support particularly in areas of immunization financing, costing, budgeting, scenario modelling and any other quantification support as needed- Support the development and refinement of the vaccines program’s strategic initiatives, ensuring ongoing alignment with the MOH strategic goals and priorities- Support the development of clear operational plans for execution, and continually identify opportunities for CHAI to add value and maximize impact- Assist government programs and donors with ensuring the long-term sustainability of the national immunization program , by forecasting future funding gaps, mapping and assessing funding opportunities (both innovative and traditional), and working other technical teams and partners to streamline support to advance MOH plans- Initiate and design a plan to integrate non-communicable diseases into Covid-19 vaccine roll out at health facilities, in partnership with MOHData Analysis, Visualization and M&E- Support NIP to conduct rapid assessments to provide evidence on whether vaccine administration can be decentralized to Health Centre level- Facilitate monitoring, evaluation,analysis of outcomes, documentation of challenges and lessons learned for continuous program adaptation and improvement of COVID vaccination efforts, including potential efforts to integrate vaccine administration with other health interventionsStakeholder Coordination- Develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders in government, international partners, donors and NGOs and within CHAI, to ensure maximum coordination and efficiency towards MoH’s immunization goals- Collaborate with government to ensure skills transfer and government ownership, identify the most critical hurdles to quick scale-up of COVID vaccination and reaching zero dose children, and develop innovative strategies to address them.- Collaborate with internal CHAI global and country teams to facilitate access to key information and stakeholders, provide updates, and leverage core competencies and expertise of the various CHAI teams- Perform other duties that may be assigned by SPM/country leadership
- Manage combination prevention monitoring and evaluation (M&E) processes, starting with oral PrEP, including oversight of monthly data collection, analysis, reporting and presenting, to government, other partners, and donors. Additionally, the Associate will engage strategically on M&E and provide guidance as required.- Support the coordination and processing of data from different donor driven projects.- Support NDoH in all aspects of combination prevention strategy, planning, and implementation, including policy and guideline development and review.- Coordinate and facilitate annual PrEP implementation planning with provinces and conduct quarterly review meetings to assess progress and identify areas of support.- Support target setting to ensure HIV prevention intervention targets are aligned to the projected reduction in HIV incidence.- Support the documentation and dissemination of lessons learned from Oral PrEP scale up.- Support NDoH in the preparation of workplan(s) and budget(s) for HIV prevention programs, including identification of funding gaps and additional resources via various modeling outputs.- Participate in working group(s) to support evidence generation for implementation of PrEP and other combination prevention interventions among at-risk populations so that NDoH can make evidence-based decisions.- Ensure that the annual CHAI work plan and all quarterly and routine reports are delivered on time and with high quality.- Develop strong working relationships internally and externally and represent CHAI as a trusted advisor to key stakeholders in government, international partners, donors and NGOs, and ensure maximum coordination of resources and effort.- Willingness to travel across the country and abroad.- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Support GoMP state RI cell in strengthening Routine Immunization and COVID vaccination campaign review mechanism by generating insights from different data platforms. - Develop and socialize dashboards and custom defined performance reports for state and sub-state functionaries to utilize for routine program review meetings, planning, and decision making.- Assess Immunization data systems uptake, identify bottlenecks, and develop action plan to improve use of data for decision making. - Develop comprehensive operational plans for piloting new approaches and interventions for improvement in immunization service delivery, demand generation, and data systems strengthening. - Build strategies and devise plans for scale up of the tested and successful approaches/interventions of priority districts.- Support capacity building of key functionaries on relevant competencies for sustained ownership and delivery. - Contribute to program strategy by developing purposive insights, visualizations, tools, templates, and planning aids that support in program management. - Work independently and in groups to comprehensively execute planned immunization support interventions while ensuring sustainable and continuous capacity building of key government functionaries.- Travel on short notice to various parts of the state and often to national destinations as well.- Perform other responsibilities as requested by country leadership.
The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) seeks a full-time Associate, Evaluation and Learning who will be based at the CHAI office in Lusaka and report to the Manager HSS. They will work closely and complement the efforts of the relevant MoH and seconded program staff at national and sub-national levels to ensure high quality documentation and dissemination of operations research, evaluations, assessments, case studies and lessons learnt in the course of implementing the RMNCAHN program. Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to:- Work with national and sub national level stakeholders to document important lessons learnt, conduct research, write success stories and best practices.- With the support of the AD, UHC and Manager, HSS agree on topics for operational and health systems research to inform learning and program implementation.- Design people centered research designs as well as participatory action research methods. Research questions will be developed in line with priority needs of vulnerable people and under-served communities.- Scoping, designing and testing research and learning initiatives including the design and pilot of possible program assessment models- Support all research activities on the program starting from protocol development, local and international ethics review boards, data collection (including digitization of data collection instruments), analysis and manuscript finalization- Work the national and sub-national levels to improve the quality and timeliness of reporting ensuring all reports are ready and submitted 30 days after the end of the reporting period- Review and harmonize existing workplan and reporting templates to ensure quality, relevance, less duplication and ease of use- Develop and implement a documentation, engagement and dissemination plan for knowledge products on the program to strengthen communication on the program both internally and externally to inform policy, practice and future implementation in country.- Monitor the adoption of disseminated knowledge products, identify priority channels for dissemination domestically and globally.- Build capacity for documentation, dissemination, and dialogue among stakeholders. The process will involve:- Mapping effective in-country avenues and forums for dialogue and dissemination across national, provincial, and community levels (e.g. TWGs, conferences and meetings)- Mapping key decision points for influence using data and information from implementation, integration and sustainability as a reference (e.g. strategic plan and budgeting timelines for relevant programs, MOH decision makers, program manager trainings).- Creatively communicate program lessons, successes and research results with the key stakeholders and more broadly through blogs, newsletters, etc.- Any other duties assigned
For the past year, LST has worked in over 15 countries to support countries’ national Covid-19 response. This has included market shaping efforts at the global level to ensure that low-and-middle income countries get access to an equitable supply of high-quality diagnostic tests for Covid-19 at affordable prices, as well as support on-the-ground in countries to ensure readiness for Covid-19 testing, through the development of robust testing strategies, introduction and roll-out of novel products such as antigen tests, strengthening of data management and connectivity systems, etc. Given the impending rollout of vaccines across countries, LST is moving into a new phase of its work on Covid-19. The focus will remain on further strengthening Covid-19 testing systems that have been introduced over the past few months, while at the same time ensuring that testing and vaccination strategies in countries work in tandem for a strong and holistic Covid-19 response. To support this work, we are seeking a highly motivated, entrepreneurial individual with outstanding analytical capabilities, problem-solving skills, and communication abilities. Responsibilities:- Provide technical support and bandwidth across country teams on a broad range of activities, including but not limited to Covid-19 testing-related strategy and planning, forecasting, procurements and supply chain management, etc.- Work closely with the Global Vaccines team on country support and facilitate involvement of topic area experts from LST or other CHAI teams on country work streams as required- Collaborate with the Global Markets team to support CHAI’s supply-side engagement on Covid-19 diagnostics- Lead preparations of presentations, reports, and other analyses to inform global and country-level strategy on Covid-19 testing- Support internal and external reporting requirements and coordinate with global and country teams, as needed, to seek inputs- Up to 50% international travel time could be required once situation allows- Other responsibilities as needed
Provide technical support including but not limitedto:- Developing and maintaining a strong understanding of the malaria diagnosis and treatment landscape within GMS; and serve as a trusted adviser to CHAI country teams and national malaria programs on issues related to case management;- Identifying high priority opportunities to improve the quality and coverage of malaria diagnosis and treatment across public, private and community sectors through scoping exercises and review of routine data;- Develop technical expertise in diagnosis and treatment tools and interventions relevant to the GMS, and stay updated on latest global guidance and research through technical working groups, publications, meetings; to advise country teams and governments;- Developing and supporting the implementation of M&E plans for CHAI and government case management and tools to include collection, analysis, interpretation and use of appropriate indicators across GMS;- Ensuring documentation and dissemination of topics related to malaria case management and/or supply chain management activities and results through technical reports, presentations, policy briefs, and publications; - Generating, synthesizing and translating evidence (i.e., via surveys, literature reviews, routine data analysis) to inform government and partner policy and programmatic decision making;Working in close coordination with CHAI Community Health Worker (CHW) Associate to support the malaria programs with activities related to CHW case management, allocation, financing and integration. In close collaboration with CHAI’s country and global teams, NMCPs and other stakeholders, provide operational and implementation support including but not limited to:- Expanding access to and effectiveness of community case management networks through targeted and context specific strategies - Developing materials for health care workers, including SOPs and updated training curriculum to improve adherence to national guidelines;- Designing and implementing strategies and detailed plans to address gaps in availability and access to case management services; - Drafting and/or updating of national guidelines related to diagnosis and treatment, quality assurance and control for medicines and diagnostics; - Designing strategies, plans and tools for the integration of case management and supply chain information into malaria surveillance systems;- Facilitating regular coordination with country teams, NMCPs and key partners on ongoing country activities and priorities.Provide support for project and grant management, and regional coordination, including but not limited to: - Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with key stakeholders across government and non-governmental organizations, and academic partners, with support from Regional Manager;- Support grant management and donor reporting for the region, and work alongside country teams to develop programmatic updates;- Any other tasks identified.
Specifically, key responsibilities will include, but are not limited, to the following:- Develop a thorough understanding of the healthcare systems, referral protocols, pharmaceutical and diagnostic landscape related to the MNH within South Africa and globally, including key priorities, challenges and gaps in order to inform program development;- Translate objectives provided by the government, donors, and other partner organizations into clear activity plans, and provide guidance to the MNH team and DoH on prioritization of initiatives;- Manage the development and presentation of MNH medicines and equipment forecasting and quantification analysis to internal and external stakeholders;- Identify, test and create business cases for innovative interventions/products, that if taken to scale, will improve health outcomes for MNH or result in reduction in costs for care of mothers and babies in alignment with the DoH strategic goals and priorities;- Manage and establish collaborative relationships with the DoH, suppliers, partner organizations and other relevant stakeholders;- Identify, and lead implementation of specific health system interventions for MNH referrals;- Lead and coordinate the development of the optimization case in collaboration with multiple stakeholders;- Participate in working group(s) to support evidence generation for implementation of initiatives to optimize access to medicines and equipment;- Ensure communication and alignment of activities across government and partner stakeholders’ efforts and across other CHAI programs in South Africa and Global;- Develop and deliver compelling presentations and participate in stakeholder engagements related to program implementation and reporting for internal and external stakeholders;- Collaborate and work across teams to support new innovations and change ideas;- Develop and document best practices to showcase successes and opportunities that can be taken to scale in the form of case studies, articles and abstracts for submission to journals and conference;- Support the MNH Program Manager on key deliverables and ad-hoc requirements, as needed.
CHAI is seeking a highly motivated, entrepreneurial individual with outstanding planning, health financing, management, analytical and communication skills to serve as a Senior Associate for the Sustainable Health Financing team. CHAI places great value on resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, flexibility, independence, energy, work ethic and humility. Key responsibilities will include, but are not be limited to, the following:- Support CHAI’s health financing work at MoH;- Serve as a strategic and technical advisor to MoH Leadership responding to strategic questions as they arise and advising on strategic policy documents;- Provide day-to-day technical and strategic support to MoH on the overall sustainability of the health system including but not limited to:- Approaches to improve funds mobilization and management, especially through domestic revenue sources and other health financing options to increase the fiscal space;- Conduct research, analytics and reports on strategies to improve pooling of risks and funds, srategic purchasing reforms related to benefit package optimization and prioritization, provider contracting, tariff setting, provider payment mechanisms and referral process as needed by the MoH.- Develop and deliver data-driven analyses, concept notes, and presentations to inform strategy and evidence-based decisions, including but not limited to:- Sustainability analyses to assess funding gaps to deliver quality healthcare services;- Strategies to close funding gaps in alignment with the Health Financing Strategic Plan;- Resource forecasts and health system costings t used to quantify funding gaps;- Opportunities to engage the private sector.- Support the Ministry of Health with the implementation of the Health Financing Strategic Plan and support development of partner coordination tools to achieve the goals of the plan;- Develop strong working relationships with Ministry counterparts;- Assist in building capacity at different levels of the Ministry of Health;- Participate in and contribute to relevant workshops/meetings with stakeholders;- Support efforts to scope and pursue other health financing needs and opportunities towards the goals of UHC, including strategies to improve equity, quality of service delivery and financial protection, through government and partner consultation;- Pro-actively identify and support risk mitigation to ensure proper implementation of the work;- Other responsibilities as guided by the supervising Senior Program Manager.
Analytical and Surveillance Support- Design and implement operational research projects: identifying knowledge gaps, defining research questions, protocol development, survey and sampling design, IRB submission, formulating training material, training and monitoring survey data collectors, data management, analysis, and dissemination;- Organize and merge available data, assessing its quality and suitability for analysis, data management, conduct statistical analyses (generally descriptive), and present data in the form of charts and maps;- Synthesize results through high-quality presentations, reports, and publications and translate them to national and sub-national partners to support evidence-based decision making, as well as internally and externally at international venues;- In collaboration with country teams, provide analytical support to the National Malaria Program and its Information Management and Surveillance Units to help strengthen the new malaria surveillance platform, including improving data collection, data management, analysis, and data visualization;- Provide technical capacity building and ongoing support to staff members involved in monitoring and evaluation activities or study implementation;- Any other tasks identified.Programmatic and Operational Support- Drive and support implementation of projects related to malaria epidemiology, intervention and surveillance, as required; driving activities and following up with key stakeholders as appropriate;- Proactively anticipate technical challenges to project implementation, assess alternatives and propose solutions for surveillance related challenges;- Support the development of national and sub-national level training materials with a focus on analytical content (e.g. data management best practices, data quality processes, online data collection tools), and surveillance strengthening;- Leverage analytical expertise to improve regional work products;- Develop and conduct monitoring and evaluation for ongoing projects, including support for the monitoring and evaluation of existing and new surveillance platforms in collaboration with the health informatics malaria team at CHAI;- Provide ad-hoc programmatic support to country teams in service of government partners; this includes but is not limited to: program material review (e.g., training, data collection tools), report generation and program data analysis;- Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key country stakeholders across government, non-governmental organizations, and local academic institutions, with support from program managers.