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- Provide strategic and technical input into policy documents including but not limited to national laboratory policies and strategic plans, quality improvement plans including accreditation schemes- Support assessment of technical resources and operational requirements in the laboratory network- Lead assessment of the PPP model’s technical capacity to expand access to laboratory services- Support development of implementation plans based on outputs from PPP feasibility, DNO and SRS studies and for selected models- Develop and share deployment models and strategies with operational considerations to support scale-up of piloted system strengthening activities- Share experience and best practices from other countries on strategies and tools for adoption of current and new diagnostic models and products and their integration into existing lab networks- Support the MOH in adoption of WHO guidelines for diagnostics- Support the diagnostics working group in developing presentations, reports, and other documents- Support national quantification exercises for diagnostics equipment and supplies- Support planning and implementation of technical and programmatic training and mentoring, including revision of training and mentoring materials, tracking training gaps and progress- Support in setting up of a data management system for reporting and results delivery and its integration into existing routine data management processes and systems, such as the country’s health information management system (HMIS)- Develop recommendations for complementary interventions that can “close loop of care” and maximize the impact of diagnostic improvements- Support broader advocacy and resource mobilization efforts for diagnostics access, e.g. drafting grant proposals, concept notes, presentations, budgets- Develop materials and document internal updates to share with other CHAI 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 diagnostics access- Other responsibilities as needed
- Design data analysis strategy that respond to data requirements for the implementation of RSSB key strategic initiatives for 2020/2025 and develop implementation roadmap.- Support the set-up of a data analysis team within RSSB, recruit and onboard team members- Develop innovative solutions for trend recognition and analysis using advanced statistics- Mine and analyze data from RSSB databases (membership, claims, reimbursements) to drive optimization and improvement of RSSB products, benefits and operations using advanced forecasting and statistical methodology- Develop data analytics tools and train other statisticians and user departments on production and use of statistics- Work with other departments to promote the adoption of analytical principles within RSSB- Advise the executive team on data analytics development in the institution and required investments
Technology Solution Assessment & Design- Work with the Ministry of Health (MoH), CHAI country team and technical advisors and external partners to understand requirements for Hepatitis elimination and planned interventions.- Map existing digital health systems, information flows, infrastructure, stakeholders and partner projects.- Develop coherent and technology-appropriate specifications for meeting requirements for each intervention, particularly DHIS2-appropriate specifications.- Advise on strategies for collecting, storing, cleaning, and analyzing data, and producing automated reports for more efficient and effective operational response.- Play a translational role in communicating user requirements and technical specifications to non-technical staff within CHAI management and the MoH.Technology Project Management- Create and manage project plans with CHAI and MoH teams, including project management processes and communication mechanisms to progressively design, develop, document, and test systems and mobile tools.- Select, liaise and manage sub-contractors to build and configure applications according to the defined requirements and timelines.- Manage ongoing tracking and prioritization of software development activities. Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential challenges and roadblocks, and develop contingency plans.- Test developer outputs and provide regular feedback on bugs and functionally to ensure solutions are being developed according to specifications.- Support the integration of the program’s system with other existing broader systems in the Ministry of Health.Technology Implementation and Training- Develop training materials and help train MoH staff, focal points and health care workers in the use of information technology, including the system to be used, devices, and any other end-user challenges.- Develop and iterate on data outputs with the national program team and focal points to produce user-appropriate dashboards across surveillance use cases.- Support CHAI teams and MoH stakeholders to design and implement plans to routinely assess and document the performance and use of digital solutions.- Assist with troubleshooting throughout installation, and implementation of systems, incorporation of user feedback.Other Program Support- Support resource mobilization efforts for digital solutions, including developing proposals.- Provide strategic thinking around development of appropriate, effective and integrated digital solutions for viral hepatitis elimination and contribute to program development and strategy.- Other responsibilities as needed.
- Coordinate closely with MCCH and partners on the product introduction taskforces and relevant technical working groups for introduction and scale-up of test case products, coordinating integration of products into existing country and partner programs and investments as much as possible;- Develop strong, trusted working relationships with key stakeholders in government, professional bodies, regulatory authorities, international partners, donors, and NGOs to undertake consultative processes with stakeholders to enhance systems for product rollout efficiency and effectiveness;- Support periodic review and document process of product landscape by the Family Planning product introduction taskforce;- Support optimization of registration processes for new products;- Support MCCH in development, costing, implementation and monitoring of detailed national commodity introduction and scale up plans for test case products;- Conduct financial gap analyses and prioritization of commodity scale up plans, and support efforts to mobilize resources towards underfunded areas of the plans;- Conducting routine data analysis of national data and monitoring against targets; and analytical support for costing and data driven decision-making around the national scale up plans for test case products;- Review health information and logistics management systems to ensure critical data on supply and consumption of the product are captured through these systems;- Support analyses of policy and regulatory landscape to make recommendations and support any policy revisions that may be required to ensure the smooth introduction of the products;- Support annual quantification exercises as needed and integration of commodities into supply chain systems for test case products;- Support integration of commodities into training and service delivery guidelines and systems for test case products;- Provide input into relevant technical documents to support the product introduction and scale up (e.g. provider training curricula and SOPs, service delivery guidelines etc.) for test case products;- Provide capacity building support to MOH to sustain, institutionalize and carry out the above functions and requirements of the product introduction task force;- Perform any other related duties assigned.