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Health Promotion Officer vacancy at Medecins Sans Frontieres
MÃ©decins Sans FrontiÃ¨res (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation…
Read more about this companyHealth Promotion OfficerJob TypeFull TimeQualificationBA/BSc/HNDExperienceLocationEbonyiJob FieldMedical / Healthcare , NGO/Non-Profit
Location: Abakaliki, Ebonyi
Contract Period: Indefinite
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Implement Health Promotion/IEC (Information, Education, and Communication) activities with local population and local stakeholders to raise their knowledge and skills on relevant medical topics.
Implement activities of health education and awareness in the communities that are most affected by Lassa fever (sessions in schools, churches, community), under the indications and supervision of the HP Supervisor;
Under the guide of HP Supervisor, assess the impact of activities (with questions, verifications and behaviors observations), and report problems, success and constraints to him/her.
Collect information on specific health and living conditions of the population related to Lassa Fever, including perceptions, health seeking behaviors, cultural and social practices.
Implement activities and training of health education and awareness raising amongst health care workers at the Federal Teaching Hospital of Abakaliki (FETHA)
Establish and maintain contacts with social partners, including other NGO’s, local authorities and governmental health services to strengthen collaborations and help ensure sustainability of health promotion activities in Ebonyi State.
Minimum Required Skills and Qualifications
Education: Degree or diploma in Social Science, Social Communication, Nursing or Teaching
Experience Preferable: Previous working experience working with MSF or other NGOs
Previous experience in health promotion, teaching, nursing or social work, community mobilization or similar fields.
Computer literacy; ability to independently use a computer for report writing and basic design of health promotion materials.
English Language essential
Igbo language beneficial.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application including Cover Letter, Resume and copy of relevant certificates and NYSC certificate / Exemption Letters to: Msfocb-Ebonyifirstname.lastname@example.org (SoftCopy)
Send Hard Copy to:
MSF Belgium Human Resources Office,
Plot D33 Libration Estate (after the Enugu / Abakaliki Express),
Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.
In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen below:
Languages you speak
Years of relevant experience
MSF is an equal opportunity employer, both men and women are encouraged to apply.
Please note only short-listed candidates will be notified and invited for interview; MSF Belgium takes this opportunity to thank all potential candidates for their application.
The vacancy is open to all residents of Nigeria.