COVID-19 LGA Coordinator, TB-LON 3 Project
Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria
lagos, NG
3d ago
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Job title : COVID-19 LGA Coordinator, TB-LON 3 Project jobs in Lagos Job Location : Lagos Deadline : July 01, 2022

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  • Job Description

  • The TB-LON 3 Project is a USAID-funded Award that is a revolutionary program working with communities, facilities and relevant State and National structures to improve access to TB case finding, diagnosis, treatment and notification in Lagos, Ogun, Osun and Oyo States;
  • as well as increase domestic financing for TB and strengthen surveillance and integrated reporting across four result areas :

  • Improved access to high-quality, person-centered TB treatment, DR-TB, and TB / HIV services for a cumulative number of at least 106,576 persons for the life of the activity
  • Strengthened systems and structures for TB detection, treatment and notification with TB service delivery platforms strengthened
  • TB disease transmission and progression reduced
  • TB research and innovations accelerated with improved impact on program implementation.
  • The TB-LON 3 Award is implemented by a consortium with Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) as the Prime Recipient, Society for Family Health as the Sub-Recipient and other Implementing Entities.
  • USAID recently approved additional funding for this Award to scale up COVID-19 vaccination activities in 2 States.
  • Job Summary

  • The COVAX LGA Monitor will support and ensure widespread and equitable access to and delivery of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccinations to unvaccinated individuals at community and facility levels in the LGA.
  • S / He would also strategically support the integration of COVAX vaccination activities into PHCs routine immunization programs in the assigned LGA.
  • Roles and Responsibilities

  • Check and maintain the implementation process of TB-LON 3 COVAX immunization activities in the LGA.
  • Support capacity building of LGA healthcare workers on RCCE to integrate COVID risk communication and vaccine promotion messages into existing service provisions in the PHCs and outreach programs.
  • Facilitate orientation of engaged LON 3 TB Response partners on vaccine hesitancy, COVID-19 misconceptions; and support integration of COVAX vaccination into TB screening at facility and community level.
  • Provide technical assistance for LGA COVAX vaccination outreach activities, facility based vaccination activities and house to house visits.
  • Support the integration of TB screening into all COVAX vaccination activities in the LGA facility and community level.
  • Ensure proper documentation of COVAX activities, spot checking of COVAX documentation tools and timely reporting of COVAX activities data.
  • Document COVAX activities and produce weekly reports on COVAX activities in the LGA and report challenges to COVAX State Coordinator where necessary.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the State Coordinator.
  • Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of a Degree in Health, Social Sciences or Humanities
  • Good knowledge of COVID-19 epidemiology and vaccination program.
  • At least two years of professional experience working in public health or vaccination programs.
  • Experience in working at the grass root.
  • Very good knowledge of MS word, excel, power point etc.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Yoruba
  • Skills and Abilities :

  • Strong ability to engage people, organize activities and conduct community events.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Yoruba
  • Ability to multi task and work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Innovative, proactive and self-motivated
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