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Mother and Newborn Needs Assessment Officer

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Africa Health Organisation (AHO)

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Introduction

Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Needs Assessment is the systematic approach to ensuring that the MCH 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 MCH needs assessment and to ensure that people can benefit from MCH service or from wider social and environmental changes.
  • To carry out successful MCH 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 MCH needs assessment in the systematic approach to ensuring that the cancer 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 MCH services; and determine priorities for the most effective use of resources.
  • Carry out MCH 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 Maternal and Child Health 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, gender, marketing or similar.
  • Master's degree in a research subject preferable.
  • 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.

Health & Medicine
Hunger
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Nursing
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Nutrition
  • Pediatrics

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

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

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