John Snow, Inc.
Strengthening Ethiopia’s Urban Health Program (SEUHP)
Vacancy: Implementation Support Assistant
Duration of work: 1 year with possible extension
Number of posts: 2
Station: Ziway, Adami Tulu woreda and Robe, Arsi Robe woreda
John Snow, Inc/Strengthening Ethiopia’s Urban Health Program is looking for an Implementation Support Assistants for the Implementation Research Initiative for Accelerating Scale-up of Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC). In partnership with Harvard T. H. CHAN School of Public Health and Addis Ababa University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, the KMC research initiative will study the implementation of KMC by gaining an understanding of barriers and potential facilitators, and using data in repeated rapid cycles of model development-implementation-evaluation-refinement until a promising model is found to achieve high coverage of quality KMC. We will work within the existing government health system and the Oromia Regional Health Bureau to implement the models with the goal of providing KMC to 80% or more of the target population of newborns, aiming to reduce mortality associated with preterm birth.
Under the guidance of the Implementation Support Coordinator, the Implementation Support Assistant will closely work with health facility managers, maternal and newborn health care providers and other actors in the district to support high quality implementation of KMC in the health facilities and community. S/he will be actively engaged with health facility leadership, facility pediatricians, nurses, midwives, health extension workers and the health development army. This person will also work with the quality improvement mentors to ensure ongoing mentorship within the health system. The Implementation Support Assistants will be based in Ziway, Adami Tulu woreda and Robe, Arsi Robe woreda.
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