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• Provide technical and coordination support to the Cameroon’s MOH to develop a national strategy or roadmap to scale-up oxygen access, and conduct costing of validated roadmap.• Support establishment of a dedicated ministry working group for oxygen access and build the capacity of relevant MOH staff in coordination of all oxygen-related activities in the country; act as secretariat to the working group, which may include drafting presentations, meeting agendas, and taking meeting minutes amongst others.• Support broader advocacy and resource mobilization efforts for oxygen access, e.g. drafting grant proposals, concept notes, presentations, budgets.• Support national quantification exercises for oxygen equipment and supplies.• Support integration of oxygen equipment procurement and distribution into existing routine supply chain processes and systems, such as the country’s logistics management information system (LMIS/eLMIS).• Develop or update national standards and guidelines for oxygen equipment (or biomedical equipment [BME]) procurement, donation, and regulation.• Develop monitoring & evaluation tools and data collection processes for CHAI and ministry use, at the national, county, and health facility levels.• Support integration of hypoxemia-related indicators into national HMIS• Support planning and implementation of clinical training and mentoring in oxygen, including revision of training and mentoring materials, tracking training gaps and progress.• Support improvement of the Ministry’s oxygen equipment or BME inventory management systems, through development of inventory management tools, routine maintenance schedules and standard operating procedures (SOPs) and supporting capacity-building of biomedical technicians (BMETs) and facility health workers.• Regularly liaise with MOH units, other government agencies, NGOs and international multilateral organizations for oxygen-related work and serve as focal person at relevant workshops and meetings.• Lead internal communications on key donor reporting deadlines to relevant team members – work closely with Finance and Administration teams to ensure activity plans and programmatic budgets are shared proactively-coordinate with Country Leadership to ensure any major risks and challenges for programmatic objectives are escalated and addressed accordingly.• Develop materials and document internal updates to share with other CHAI Cameroon and global team members; highlight opportunities for integration and coordination across work streams wherever possible.• Conduct literature reviews and research activities as needed, and undertake other duties related to improving oxygen access in Cameroon.• Other responsibilities as assigned and needed.
• Support the development and use of tools to track the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Routine Immunization. • Support the continuous analysis of trends in immunization coverage including district and facility level analysis to assess continued impact of COVID-19 pandemic on coverage and identify potential areas for catchup. • Support the development and implementation of policies and guidelines for catching up on accrued VPD vulnerabilities caused by effects of COVID-19 pandemic on Routine Immunization. • Support the EPI in consolidating and analyzing various data sources including, coverage and demographic data to identify disparities in coverage at sub-national level and where missed communities are likely to be found. • Develop data dashboards and coordinate data review mechanisms, as needed.• Support with preparing programmatic reports and other work-related products such as case studies, manuscripts, lessons learnt etc. • Perform other duties that may be assigned by Program Manager.
• Support EPI to strengthen the capacity of regional and district teams to identify and reach “zero-dose” children with immunization and other primary healthcare services. This can include conducting mapping efforts and developing strategies to identify, and sustainably reach missed communities.• Provide technical assistance to the EPI in planning and implementing country specific recovery plans to enhance the resilience of the immunization program to effectively sustain and restore coverage.• Facilitate analysis, monitoring and evaluation of coverage along with documentation of challenges and lessons learned for continuous improvement and program adaptation.• Undertake targeted capacity building initiatives with the aim of building sustainable processes and capability within the EPI, such as building a toolkit for emergency planning for immunization systems. • Take the lead in preparing programmatic reports and other work-related products such as case studies, manuscripts, lessons learnt etc. • Support the Program Manager to develop and manage work plans, budgets, schedules, and logistics plans for key activities.• Develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders in government, international partners, donors, and NGOs and within CHAI, to support coordination towards achieving the country’s immunization goals.• Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Program Manager.
• Lead in supporting the MOH to Improve the efficiency and performance of vaccine cold chain in Cameroon. • Support the EPI in the implementation of the CCEOP platform.• Support the updating of the recently conducted Cold Chain Inventory (CCI) and facilitate its use for decision-making. • Support identification of optimal new equipment, following full options appraisal including new technologies. • Support the development of a robust maintenance system for cold chain equipment.• Lead in development of innovative approaches and tools as well as documentation and dissemination of best practices on vaccine cold chain improvement. • Support the implementation of robust temperature management systems at all levels of the health system. • Support the elimination of exposure to temperature excursions during transport.• Provide technical support for development of new state of the art central cold chain facilities.• Support the Program Manager to identify and define CHAI's overall strategy within the program area, develop clear operational plans for execution, and continually identify opportunities for CHAI to add value and maximize impact. • Collaborate with government to ensure skills transfer and government ownership, identify the most critical hurdles to scale-up, and develop innovative strategies to address them. • Liaise closely with technical partners in government to monitor and evaluate interventions against objectives and targets, bringing in technical expertise when needed to ensure rapid implementation. • Develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders in government, international partners, donors and NGOs, and ensure maximum coordination of resources and effort for successful implementation and scale-up. • Support the Program Manager to develop and manage work plans, budgets, schedules and logistics plans for key activities. • Perform other tasks as necessary.