The West African Health Organization (WAHO) is the health institution of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) charged with leadership and coordination of health improvement programs across the ECOWAS region.
WAHO is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the underlisted vacant positions:
Under the supervision of the Principal Programme Officer Human Resource in Health, the incumbent shall update course modules as well as lead the development and standardisation of training (basic and post-basic); within the region. S/he shall advocate for the development of Pharmacy and Allied Health Profession as well as develop the harmonised drug regulation policy.
The incumbent shall be required to consolidate the gains made and introduce other innovative activities, particularly in the areas of harmonization of national policies and regulatory frameworks, development of training tools for traditional medicine practitioners and other health professionals, promotion of dialogue between the practitioners of traditional Medicine and conventional medicine, promotion of research and development of plant medicines, conservation of medicinal plants and protection of indigenous knowledge.
Under the supervision of the PPO, Human Resources for Health, the incumbent shall organise workshops, seminars and course modules updates, engage in the certification processes for nurses at basic and post basic levels, and assist in the development of the curriculum for Nursing and Midwifery training across the region. S/he should produce a monthly journal on nursing activities in the region and will work closely with training institutions including the West African College of Nursing (WACN) to promote high quality training of nurses and midwives.
Under the supervision of the Principal Professional Officer, Research and Grants, The Programme Officer, Research Applications – Industry & Third Sector shall be responsible for the linkage of WAHO with the Industries and third sector on the following aspects:
Under the supervision of the PPO Healthcare Delivery, the incumbent shall be responsible for developing a region wide health facilities quality assurance programs, and promoting patient safety and risk management programs. He/she shall direct the efforts of all the performance improvement initiatives to ensure compliance with all regulatory standards. This role shall involve working independently and collaboratively with other Program Officers to ensure the establishment of quality healthcare standards and clinical risk frameworks.
Under the supervision of the Principal Programme Officer Research and Grants, the incumbent shall be responsible for research and academics institutions, development and implementation of regional research programs in the region, development and the implementation of regional research capacities strengthening and the dissemination, synthesizing and translation of the research results into policy and practices.
HOW TO APPLY
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Closing Date : 9th April. 2022
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