VACANCY OPPORTUNITY BACKGROUND
Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) is a global project funded by the United. State (US). President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) which is dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control. It is led by FHI 360 as prime and has a five-year period of performance from April 15, 2019 to April 14, 2024. EpiC provides strategic Technical Assistance (TA) and direct service delivery to break through barriers to 95-95-95 and improve HIV case-finding, prevention and linkage to treatment among key and Priority Populations (PP). In Tanzania, EpiC will work in Dar es Salaam, Dodoma, Kilimanjaro, Arusha, Morogoro, Njombe and Shinyanga to address critical gaps and bottlenecks in the response to HIV among Key and Vulnerable Populations (KVP) and Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW). EpiC Tanzania will build the capacity of local, community-based organizations and work closely with the Government of Tanzania (GoT) at national and sub-national levels to deliver HIV and other services tailored to the needs of these groups.
PHSRF is a non-governmental organization that was founded on demand-driven reasons for saving lives of Tanzanians. Formed out of former Angaza Zaidi program, a countrywide HIV and AIDS prevention and sensitization program under USAID that was implemented since 2001, PHSRF has accumulated over 15 years of hands-on experience in implementing HIV and AIDS prevention, sensitization and awareness raising projects across the country. PHSRF is legally registered by the United Republic of Tanzania under the Non-Governmental Organization ACT, 2002 with Registration Number ooNGO/R2/000103.Under EpiC, Partners for Health Services and Research Foundation (PHSRF) will support activities for HIV prevention, care and treatment and other related services among KVP and PP in Kinondoni district, Dar-es Salaam region of Tanzania.
The objectives for Epic are to
1: Attain and maintain HIV epidemic control among at-risk adult men, women and 2: Attain and maintain HIV epidemic control among KVPs (FSW and MSM)
3: Improve program management (including HIS and HRH) and financial systems to ensur attainment and maintenance of epidemic control.
Job Position Biomedical Advisor
Reports to: Program Manager
Location: Dar Es salaam.
Contract Duration; 12 months
Partners for Health Services and Research Foundation (PHSRF)
JOB APPLICATION PROCEDURE.
Interested and qualified applicants should send their cover letter and CV via email: above
DO NOT SEND CERTIFICATES. Closing Dates: 16th October 2020 at 17:00hrs.