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Coronavirus Needs Assessment Officer

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Africa Health Organisation (AHO)

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Introduction

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Needs Assessment is the systematic approach to ensuring that the COVID-19 service uses its resources to improve the health of the population in the most efficient way.

To be successful as a Needs Assessment Officer volunteer, you should be resourceful, and demonstrate excellent time management and patience. You can choose to do research on the whole country, region, county, district, city, unitary authority, borough, parish, constituency, or ward in Africa and the Diaspora.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To carry out COVID-19 needs assessment and to ensure that people can benefit from COVID-19 service or from wider social and environmental changes.
  • To carry out successful COVID-19 needs assessments that requires a practical understanding of what is involved, the time and resources necessary to undertake assessments, and sufficient integration of the results into planning and commissioning of local services.
  • To carry out COVID-19 needs assessment in the systematic approach to ensuring that the COVID-19 service uses its resources to improve the health of the population in the most efficient way.
  • To involve epidemiological, qualitative, and comparative methods to describe problems of a population; identify inequalities and access to COVID-19 services; and determine priorities for the most effective use of resources.
  • Carry out COVID-19 needs assessment in Africa and the Diaspora making a choice of your countries in Africa and BAME communities in the UK and other Diaspora countries.
  • To produce reports for the COVID-19 Needs Assessment that will be used by the managements and Grants Writers to make decision and write grant applications.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • A qualification or studying social sciences, research, public health, epidemiology, health, medicine, marketing or similar.
  • Proven experience in needs assessment in the relevant field.
  • Sound understanding of needs assessment methodologies.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Strong statistical and mathematical aptitude.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Practical experience in database management.
  • Attention to detail and exceptional written, verbal, and telephonic communication skills.

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About Africa Health Organisation (AHO)

Location:

43 Berkeley Square, City of Westminster, LONDON, Greater London W1J 5AP, GB

Mission Statement

To lead strategic collaborative efforts among countries in Africa and other partners to promote equity in health, to combat disease, and to improve the quality of, and lengthen, the lives of the peoples of Africa

Description

Africa Health Organisation (AHO) is an international health agency for Africa. It is the newest and most recently established international health agency covering the whole African continent and the diaspora. Our main aim is to help African people attaining and maintaining optimum health and quality of life. Our vision is delivering high quality sustainable health service and be the major catalyst for ensuring that all the peoples of Africa enjoy optimal health.

Disaster Relief
Health & Medicine
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Nursing
  • Cardiology
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • This role is flexible
  • We welcome applications from across the world

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