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Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract duration: 9 Months
Job Posting: Nov 10, 2019, 6:01:50 AM
Closing Date: Nov 30, 2019, 10:59:00 PM
Primary Location: Cameroon
Cameroon Schedule: Full-time
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Since 2016, the regions of North-West and South-West of Cameroon have experienced a social instability studded with violence with a negative impact on the socio-economic fabric. The socio-political crisis has gradually turned into insecurity and armed violence since November 2017. This has led to a major humanitarian crisis marked by many internally displaced population who lack everything. The many evaluations carried out have revealed that among the most urgent needs of this vulnerable population is primary health care, including the management of health emergencies. A humanitarian emergency response plan for this year was developed and disseminated by the United Nations, which resulted in the mobilization of part of the funding through CERF. Thus, as part of the implementation of emergency interventions in the North-West and South-West Regions under CERF funding, WHO will provide a health emergency response for internally displaced populations in these two regions.
Under the general supervision of the WHO Representative in Cameroon and the direct supervision of the WHO Emergency Medical Officer, the incumbent of the post of Physician in charge of emergency projects in the North-West and South-East Regions. West will work within the framework of the emergency activities set up by WHO and will have to implement the following activities :
Essential: Diploma of Medicine and postgraduate training in Public Health or Epidemiology.
Desirable: An experience of Humanitarian or specialization in the public health emergency management is an asset
Essential: Have a practical experience of two (02) years in the planning, implementation and monitoring-evaluation of public health projects
Desirable: Have experience in managing epidemics and other public health emergencies