HIV Prevention Coordinators in Cross River, Nigeria

Industry
NGO
Specialization
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Contract
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

  • Contributes to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs aimed at Biomedical Prevention of HIV (including Testing and Counseling).
  • Contributes to the design and implementation of approaches in other prevention strategies-including but not limited to Blood and Injection safety, Pre and Post exposure prophylaxis, HIV Testing and Counseling, and PHDP.
  • Ensures effective and strategic leadership to HCWs at heath facilities and partners within the continuum of care.
  • Support the design and implementation of prevention programs for key populations (i.e. as female sex workers,Adolescent and young persons as well as PWID).
  • Contribute to the capacity building of HCWs and staff of CBO partners with respect to HIV Biomedical prevention programs.
  • Provide technical assistance to health facilities, CBOs sub-partners on strategic program implementation.
  • Supports collaboration among partners involvement in HIV programs and promotes use of internationally recognized best practices and evidence-informed HIV biomedical interventions!services among AHF sponsored or supported programs in Nigeria.
  • Supports the process of developing/reviewing and adapting HIV Testing and Counseling. Blood and Injection safety, USP, PEP training curricula and other documents to meet appropriate audience.
  • Ensure effective data entry, manage and supervise the process of appropriate data collection at the facility and community using appropriate data tools,
  • Assist to ensure coordinated inventory management, performs a monthly stock count; and reports appropriately.
  • Represents AHF in strategic and technical partnerships-at the National, State and Local Government levels,
  • Perform other duties as maybe assigned as needed,

Key Result Areas:

  • HIV prevention program indicators.

 

Requirements

  • A degree in Public Health, Nursing or Health related discipline.
  • At least one year post NYSC experience in HIV testing and counseling, sexually transmitted disease prevention or treatment
  • programs, including program planning, prevention program management.
  • Knowledge of minimum prevention package for Nigeria is highly essential.
  • Must be highly organized, committed and capable of effective multi-tasking.
  • Computer proficiency an added advantage.

 

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