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Field-Based International Health Care
These positions are no longer open. Do not apply for any of these positions.

COUNTRY DIRECTOR, BALTIC SEA 
VILNIUS, LITHUANIA

Family Health International seeks a Country Director. Duties: serve as 
FHI/IMPACT representative in the Baltic Sea Region (Latvia, Lithuania, 
Estonia, St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad); provide technical assistance 
and management support to local public and private sector counterparts 
in the implementation of regional HIV/AIDS prevention activities; and 
ensure that all results under FHI's purview in the Baltic Sea Region are 
achieved within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters. 
REQUIRES: Master's or doctoral level degree in public health or related 
field; 7 years experience in the management of HIV/AIDS, STI and 
Injecting Drug Use programming, and health service delivery programs, 
preferably in Central and Eastern Europe, Baltic States or NIS; and 
fluency in Russian. Prefers: knowledge of one or more of Latvian, 
Lithuanian and Estonian. Send cover letter stating salary requirements 
and resume or curriculum vitae to: Human Resources, Family Health 
International, 2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22201; fax: 
703-516-9781; or email: [email protected] No expatriate 
benefits offered. 

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THE CENTER FOR VICTIMS OF TORTURE

The Center for Victims of Torture seeks candidates for the following 
positions. Please send resume and cover letter indicating where you saw 
the announcement to: Melinda Czaia - LW, Director of Training 
Services, The Center for Victims of Torture, 717 East River Road, 
Minneapolis, MN 55455, U.S.A.; Fax: (612) 627-4144; or Email: 
[email protected] 

COUNTRY DIRECTORS
SIERRA LEONE & GUINEA, WEST AFRICA

The Center for Victims of Torture is seeking a Country Director to 
oversee the psychosocial mental health project in Guinea and Sierra 
Leone for refugees or internally displaced persons who have suffered 
torture and war trauma. This position will be for at least one year. EOE. 
RESPONSIBILITIES: Program Development: Assess needs of the 
refugee populations in the program area of torture and trauma 
rehabilitation. Develop funding proposals. Represent CVT with donors, 
the host government, international and national organizations. Program 
Management: Oversee all aspects of the program, including: addressing 
mental health needs of the refugee populations; assuring effective 
coordination of all parties; overseeing establishment and implementation 
of program assessments, objectives, activities and evaluations, Select, 
orient and supervise expatriate and local staff. Administration/Financial: 
Liaise with headquarters and ensure policies and plans are carried out. 
Monitor and manage security situation and protocols. Monitor all 
financial aspects to ensure all fiscal and funder-required policy controls 
are carried out. Prepare and submit forecast budgets, financial and 
activity reports. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum years overseas 
experience in high-level international NGO management. Familiarity with 
mental health programs desired. Familiarity with private, US 
government, UN and multi-lateral funders. Experience with financial 
management of NGO's. Demonstrated ability in donor proposal 
development, implementation, project monitoring, evaluation and 
negotiating skills. Strong participatory leadership and interpersonal skills. 
Strong oral and written communications skills; strong computer skills. 
Excellent organizational, administrative and management skills. Ability to 
work in unpredictable, politically unstable, isolated environment, lacking 
in amenities. Graduate degree preferred. Fluency in English. Salary 
range: Competitive and negotiable with benefits. 

MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS/TRAINERS
GUINEA & SIERRA LEONE

The Center for Victims of Torture is seeking psychosocial mental health 
clinicians and trainers for work in refugee camps in Guinea and Sierra 
Leone for refugees who have suffered torture and war trauma. Positions 
will be for at least one year. RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide psychosocial 
mental health intervention for refugee children and adults in region 
camps, in the form of individual counseling, group therapy and 
community/large group training & activities. Carryout needs assessment 
in refugee camps to determine appropriate mental health interventions 
for refugees who have been tortured and/or traumatized by war, to 
include identification of: target population, appropriate program 
intervention models, program sites. Design and carryout training 
program for refugee community counselors - including on-going 
training. Coordinate with other assistance organizations in the area 
through referrals, implementing partner meetings to assure appropriate 
and efficient coverage of services. Participate in the design and 
implementation of a program evaluation. QUALIFICATIONS: Masters 
or Ph.D. in Psychology, or Clinical Social Work. Understanding of and 
experience implementing culturally appropriate mental health 
interventions in Africa for refugees who have suffered torture and 
trauma. Experience providing individual, group, and community mental 
health interventions for children and adults traumatized by torture and/or 
war. Fluency in English, French desirable. Understanding of and 
experience designing and providing training for mental health counselors 
using adult experiential learning activities and training of trainers, and 
sensitization on the effects of trauma and war. Experience working 
overseas in a refugee camp in Africa. Understanding of and experience 
working with cultures and customs of Guinea and Sierra Leone. 
Experience supervising mental health counselors. Experience carrying 
out needs assessment. Experience carrying out program evaluations. 
Ability to work in an environment that is unpredictable, politically 
unstable, isolated, lacking in western amenities. Salary range: 
Competitive and negotiable with benefits. 

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ASIA REGIONAL NEWBORN HEALTH TECHNICAL 
SPECIALIST 

Save The Children, a US and international relief and development 
agency, currently seeks a Newborn Health Technical Specialist to bring 
knowledge of delivery and newborn care practices in developing 
countries to the Saving Newborn Lives initiative. This critical person will 
provide technical support to improve the quality of delivery care and to 
improve maternal and neonatal outcomes. S/he will assist our South Asia 
focus countries with the implementation of the strategic plan for the 
program and review existing protocols, training guidance and curricula 
for community level birth attendants, midwives and other health 
providers. Qualified candidates must possess: 5-8 years experience in 
delivery care and maternal/neonatal health program implementation in 
developing countries, particularly South Asia. Clinical skills experience 
required with public health training. Training experience with various 
levels of primary care providers and strong English writing and 
communication skills required. Able to travel 40+% time in Asia and 
work under pressure with limited supervision. Forward resume to: Save 
The Children, Dept. HR/1481/RS, 54 Wilton Rd, Westport, CT 06880, 
fax: (203) 221-4077 or e-mail: [email protected] EOE 
M/F/D/V.

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HELEN KELLER INTERNATIONAL

Helen Keller International, the international division of Helen Keller 
Worldwide, an international non-governmental organization that 
provides technical assistance seeks candidates for the following 
positions. Submit cover letter, current curriculum vitae in English and a 
short writing sample (2-3 pages) in English and French, to one of the 
following addresses: Helen Keller International, 01 BP 6493, Abidjan 01, 
C“te d'Ivoire; email: [email protected], Attn: Catherine Tano or Ms. 
Eileen Chu, Helen Keller Worldwide, 352 Park Avenue South, 12th 
Floor, New York, NY 10010; email: [email protected] and 
[email protected] Please include contact telephone, fax numbers and -
email address. Applications should be submitted by February 8, 
2002. 

COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE
COTE D'IVOIRE, WEST AFRICA

Duties: head operations in C“te d'Ivoire, West Africa currently 
concentrating on the control of onchocerciasis; implement current 
projects, seek funding for new projects and strengthen and expand our 
programs; responsible for managing a small staff in Abidjan; and develop 
funding opportunities to secure our basic programs and develop other 
programs to prevent blindness and educate and rehabilitate the blind. The 
position is based in Abidjan, but will require substantial travel within 
country, and some travel in the Africa region. REQUIRES: Master's 
degree in Public Health, Nutrition or Agronomy; 5 years field experience 
in public health nutrition programs, with a focus on micronutrients; 
demonstrated ability to manage a professional team in a multi-cultural 
environment; ability to design and implement workshops, seminars, 
surveys, monitoring systems and evaluations; experience in, or 
willingness to learn about other eye health programs, particularly 
onchocerciasis; fluent in French and English; and proficient in Microsoft 
Word, Microsoft Excel, EPI-INFO and be Internet users. Prefers: 
interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to raise funds. The initial 
contract is for 2 years with possibility of renewal depending on funding. 

REGIONAL VITAMIN A TRAINER
ABIDJAN, COTE D'IVOIRE, WEST AFRICA

Working in partnership with UNICEF, we have recently secured funding 
to support sustained high coverage of vitamin A supplementation as 
National Immunization Days (NIDs) for polio eradication are phased 
out. Duties: coordinate this initiative covers 5 program countries 
(Cameroon, C“te d'Ivoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Togo) and will 
include 6 other countries in regional workshops; coordinate workshop 
design; inventory and assess existing vitamin A training modules in the 
region; assist partner countries and agencies in developing vitamin A 
training strategies and modules; provide training of trainers; coordinate 
Helen Keller International's reporting on the current grant; and support 
country offices and regional offices in developing new funding 
opportunities to support nutrition programs. REQUIRES: Master's 
degree in Public Health or Nutrition; 5 years field experience in public 
health nutrition programs, with a focus on micronutrients; ability to 
design and implement workshops, seminars, monitoring systems and 
evaluations; proven ability to provide technical assistance to host country 
counterparts and partner organizations; solid report writing skills; fluent 
in French and English; and proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft 
Excel, EPI-INFO and be Internet users. Prefers: good interpersonal 
skills. The initial contract is for two years with possibility of renewal 
depending on funding. 

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HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS
AFRICA, LATIN AMERICA, CARIBBEAN & ASIA

Catholic Medical Mission Board's Medical Volunteer Program seeks to 
place US and Canadian licensed Health Care Professionals at facilities in 
developing countries. These include physicians, registered nurses, 
physical therapists, and dentists. Volunteers are placed in Africa, Latin 
America, Caribbean, and Asia. Depending on skill and location, the 
mission term may vary from 2 weeks to 2 years. Room and board 
provided. Travel costs, health insurance and stipend provided for long-
term volunteers (one year or longer). At the moment vacancies include: 
Family Practitioner in Honduras, Jamaica, and Kenya; General Surgeons 
in Nigeria and Papua New Guinea; Physical Therapist and OB/GYN in 
Swaziland and Jamaica; and Midwife in Zambia and Jamaica. Contact: 
Rosemary DeCostanzo, Coordinator; phone: (800) 678-5659, ext. 32; or 
e-mail: [email protected] 

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TEAM LEADER: EXPERT IN DECENTRALIZATION, 
PLANNING & RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
GUINEA

GFA MEDICA, a German planning department specialized in the 
implementation of Public Health Projects in developing countries, seeks a 
Teamleader: Expert in Decentralization, Planning and Resource 
Management. PASSIP aims to improve the quality of health care services 
and the performance of the Health care system through the 
implementation of a decentralization process and personnel resource 
development of the Ministry for Public Health (MSP). Technical support 
is scheduled in the 3 regions Bok‚, Kankan and N'z‚r‚kor‚ in health 
administration in the field of planning and administration as well as in the 
implementation of on-going education, research and social mobilization. 
Duties: cooperate with the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Public 
Health; support the Minster for Health in the field of decentralization, 
planning and resource management at the central level; coordinate and 
support the development of regional capacities in the field of 
decentralization and training as well as of the implementation and 
evaluation of the regional plans; and coordinate the activities of the 5 
regional experts and short-term experts. REQUIRES: Health Economist 
or Medical Doctor degree in Public Health; 15+ years professional 
experience with 5 years in developing countries at central level in the 
field of Public Health; experience in management, administration and 
financing of the Health Sector; experience in the decentralization process 
of health sector services as well as in financing and administration of 
Health sector services; European nationality; excellent command of 
French; and strong oral and written communication skills as well as a 
good command of informatics. Project is for 36 months. Deadline is 
February 20, 2002. Send resume via email to: [email protected] 
Reference job code: PMU/WTO-M BRU02EU017. 

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PROGRAM MANAGER
IRAQI KURDISTAN (NORTHERN IRAQ)

The Washington Kurdish Institute, a non profit organisation based in 
Washington, DC, seeks a Program Manager for a one-year community 
health project in northern Iraq. Projected activities aim to develop 
medical treatment and research infrastructures by training health 
workers, targeting underserved populations and establishing monitoring 
mechanisms to help assess long term health effects of regional conflicts. 
Projected treatment and monitoring programs will address: 
maternal/child health, cancer diagnosis/treatment and palliative care; 
other major medical disorders. Program Manager will hire local staff and 
coordinate training programs to develop projects at primary, secondary 
and tertiary levels (in conjunction with regional health officials, university 
and NGO partners). Program Manager will be based in Erbil with regular 
travel to program sites in Suliemaniyah and Dohuk governorates. 
Program Manager will be responsible to Washington-based Program 
Director and Liverpool-based Medical Director and will be primary 
regional interface for program staff and partners outside the region. 
Duties and Responsibilities: Hire and supervise local staff; Establish two 
local administrative offices with financial/programmatic oversight to 
reflect multiple donor requirements; Establish two small health centers; 
Coordinate medical exchange program for visiting doctors with medical 
colleges; Coordinate training of health workers; Develop rural/urban 
folic acid education, distribution and monitoring models with local 
NGOs; Provide assistance for antenatal care programs; Assist Ministry of 
Health develop regional cancer and birth defect registries; Frequent 
meetings and coordination with health ministry officials, other local 
government officials, university officials, representatives of United 
Nations agencies and humanitarian NGOs working in the region; and 
Regular activity and financial reporting to WKI office .Qualifications: At 
least five years experience managing international health programs in the 
field; M.D., RN, or MPH degree; Previous experience working in the 
Middle East; and English fluency. Kurdish or Arabic language skills also 
strongly preferred. Salary: $40,000 - $50,000, commensurate with 
experience, plus local housing allowance and health care, other benefits. 
Send applications to [email protected], Washington Kurdish Institute, 605 
G St. SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA.

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COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE
COTE D'IVOIRE, WEST AFRICA

Helen Keller International, the international division of Helen Keller 
Worldwide, is an international non-governmental organization that 
provides technical assistance.  Its mission is to save the sight and the 
lives of the most vulnerable in the human family and to educate and 
rehabilitate the blind. We are seeking a Country Representative to head 
our operations in C“te d'Ivoire, West Africa. Currently the major thrust 
of our program in C“te d'Ivoire is in control of onchocerciasis. We have 
just secured funding to support national vitamin A supplementation. The 
primary responsibility will be to implement current projects, but at the 
same time seek funding for new projects and strengthen and expand our 
programs. The representative will be responsible for the managing of a 
small staff of in Abidjan. The Country Representative will also be 
responsible for developing funding opportunities to secure our basic 
programs and developing other programs to prevent blindness and to 
educate and rehabilitate the blind. The Country Representative will 
report to the Regional Director based in Abidjan, and collaborate closely 
with headquarters and other field offices. The position is based in 
Abidjan, but will require substantial travel within country, and some 
travel in the Africa region. The ideal candidate should have at least a 
Masters Degree in Public Health, Nutrition or Agronomy and at least 5 
years of field experience in public health nutrition programs, with a focus 
on micronutrients.  Skills should include: demonstrated ability to manage 
a professional team in a multi-cultural environment, the ability to design 
and implement workshops, seminars, surveys, monitoring systems and 
evaluations. Experience in, or willingness to learn about other eye health 
programs, particularly onchocerciasis, is necessary. Candidates must be 
fluent in French and English.  At a minimum, candidates must be 
proficient in the following computer programs: Microsoft Word, 
Microsoft Excel and EPI-INFO and be Internet users. Given the nature 
of the position, a premium will be placed on interpersonal skills and the 
demonstrated ability to raise funds. The initial contract is for two years 
with possibility of renewal depending on funding. Interested persons 
should submit: (1) cover letter (2) current curriculum vitae in English (3) 
a short writing sample (2-3 pages) in English and French, to one of the 
following addresses: Helen Keller International, 01 BP 6493, Abidjan 01, 
C“te d'Ivoire, e-mail [email protected], Attn: Catherine Tano or to our 
HQ e-mail address [email protected] Please include contact 
telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address. Helen Keller International 
is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from 
qualified women, minority and disabled candidates. Helen Keller 
International maintains a non smoking environment. Applications should 
be submitted by February 8, 2002. We anticipate that the successful 
candidate will be in Abidjan on or about March 15, 2002. Helen Keller 
International offers salary and benefits competitive with other 
international NGOs. 

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INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE

The International Rescue Committee (IRC), a non-profit, non-sectarian, 
voluntary agency providing assistance to refugees around the world, 
seeks candidates for the following positions. Send resume, 3 references, 
and cover letter with position title and location to: (appropriate contact), 
International Rescue Committee, 122 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 
10168-1289; phone: (212) 551-3000; fax: (212) 551-3170; or email: 
(listed below).

FIELD COORDINATOR
MAE HONG SON, THAILAND

Duties: oversee comprehensive primary health care, emergency relief and 
capacity building and development projects provided by IRC-Thailand in 
3 Karenni refugee camps on the Thai-Burmese border; responsible for 
overall administrative and fiscal management of the Mae Hong Son field 
office; assess and establish new initiatives; liaise with refugee leaders, 
Thai government officials, visiting donors and other interested parties at 
the provincial level; and coordinate assessment, strategic and annual 
planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all IRC-MHS 
projects, ensuring that all program interventions are community-based, 
sustainable and foster self-reliance. REQUIRES: experience in 
supervising staff in an international setting; excellent communications 
skills; and experience in program and project administration and financial 
management. Prefers: Thai language skills. This is an accompanied post. 
Contact: Carrie Schildroth; [email protected] Length: one year.

PROGRAM MANAGER
NAIROBI, KENYA

The Kenya program implements relief and rehabilitation programs for 
refugees and the local host community in Kakuma refugee camp. The 
program facilitates health and self-reliance activities for approximately 
85,000 refugees as well as 8,500 members of the local Turkana 
community. Duties: responsible for implementing reporting, monitoring, 
and proposal writing plans agreed upon with the Country Director, and 
Kakuma Program Coordinator; provide information and on-going 
support to the field office; establish and maintain a reporting structure 
with identified timelines to ensure field and donor reports and proposals 
are accurate and submitted on time; train field staff in proposal and 
report writing in collaboration with Program Coordinator; and represent 
IRC Kakuma at meetings with donors, the government and other 
agencies. REQUIRES: graduate degree in International Development or 
relative field experience; 5 years overseas experience, preferably in 
developing countries and in managerial positions; knowledge of Word 
and Excel; good writing and budget-tracking skills; and effective 
program implementation skills. Prefers: regional experience. This is an 
unaccompanied post. Contact: Carrie Schildroth; [email protected] 
Length: one year. 

BORDER EYE PROGRAM MANAGER
MAE HONG SON, THAILAND

Duties: pilot children's eyeglasses program in Karenni camps in Mae 
Hong Son including evaluation, documentation and integration strategy; 
manage other eye program activities (health worker training); designing 
and implement the IRC eye program exit strategy including consideration 
of cost-recovery options for eyeglasses; increase the technical and 
managerial capacity of the Border Eye Program officer to ensure the 
handover of program management; provide technical and managerial 
support to the Border Eye Program Officer in training refugee health 
workers including training 20 medics to prescribe eyeglasses for school 
children and training eye workers in primary eye care including Training 
of Trainers; supply and monitor eyeglass supplies for children and adult 
glasses in refugee camp eye clinics and monitor performance of health 
workers in eye clinics; and coordinate program activities with and offer 
technical support for 5 international medical NGO's and other health 
programs serving refugees and displaced along the border. REQUIRES: 
ophthalmic nurse, ophthalmologist, optometrist or other suitable eye 
training or relevant practical experience with refractive errors and basic 
eye diseases. Prefers: field experience working in relevant relief or 
development programs; public health background; experience in training 
health workers; experience in program evaluation; and Thai, Burmese, 
Karen or Karenni language ability. Contact: Carrie Schildroth; 
[email protected] Length: one year.

HEALTH COORDINATOR
LOKI, SUDAN

Duties: responsible for overall planning, development and 
implementation of the IRC's PHC program in South Sudan; conduct 
assessments of site programs and provide support to health staff; attend 
health related meetings and liaise with the Nairobi program office; assist 
the South Sudan Program Coordinator to identify health program 
opportunities; draft health sector proposals, budgets and plans of action; 
formulate health program goals, objectives and intervention strategies; 
supervise and monitor field activities to improve the overall quality of 
care of the IRC PHC program; review health programs through periodic 
field visits; ensure appropriate stocks of essential supplies are maintained 
in liaison with the field manager; and develop ongoing education 
programs for health staff. REQUIRES: strong public health background; 
experience working in Africa, preferably in Southern Sudan; ability to 
write proposals; experience working in complex emergencies; NGO 
experience; and ability to do health assessments. Prefers: Arabic speaker. 
This position is unaccompanied. Contact: Carrie Schildroth; 
[email protected] Length: one year.

HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGER, DRC
BUKAVU, DRC

Duties: responsible for overseeing all IRC health interventions in Kabare 
Health Zone; responsible for planning, developing and implementing 
emergency health interventions (in -collaboration with the Health 
Coordinator) as needed, while planning longer-term public health 
programs; define program direction and initiate project proposal 
submissions; write project proposal narratives and detailed budgets; 
establish and maintain a regular system of project evaluation and 
progress monitoring; track mortality, morbidity and cumulative health 
statistics relevant to IRC programs; and conduct health assessments. 
REQUIRES: MD or RN degree; experience working in unstable or 
conflict areas; experience following restrictive security procedures; 2 
years extensive experience in implementing and managing health 
programs in developing countries or refugee settings; experience 
supervising staff; experience working with the UN, EU, international and 
national NGOs and government agencies; experience in conducting 
health and public health assessments (KAP surveys, mortality studies, 
population estimates, EPI coverage rates, focus groups, etc); competent 
in Windows 95, MS office programs (Word, Excel), email programs and 
database experience; and speak French. Prefers: MPH. This is an 
unaccompanied post. Contact: Christian Bowman; [email protected] 
Length: one year.

SOCIAL WORKER
KIBONDO, TANZANIA

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is the health service provider 
in the refugee camps of Nduta, Mtendeli and Karago in Kibondo District, 
Kigoma Region, western Tanzania. The refugee population is currently 
125,000 persons, from Burundi. As part of the health program, IRC 
provides Reproductive health services including VCT (for HIV/AIDS) 
and counseling, treatment, general assistance to survivors of sexual and 
gender based violence. Duties: improve the counseling skills of health 
program staff; evaluate counseling skills of all IRC counselors in SGBV, 
HIV/AIDS and adolescent programs; evaluate previous counseling 
training modules used by IRC; identify training needs of IRC counselors; 
prepare training plan and workshops and seminars; facilitate trainings and 
workshops for counselors on counseling skills and techniques, focusing 
on counseling of survivors of violence (in particular women) and persons 
living with HIV/AIDS; perform formal and on the job training of health 
staff on counseling; and develop counselor training modules and manuals 
for use by the program. REQUIRES: social worker or social sciences 
degree with counseling qualification (licensed counselor); 2 years 
experience overseas or counseling in a multi-cultural setting; knowledge 
of VCT; experience in training counselors; excellent English 
communication and proposal and report writing skills; excellent 
computer skills; work experience in a multi-cultural setting; and 
flexibility and adaptability to live in a rural, remote area with very limited 
resources. Prefers: Africa experience; knowledge of Ki-swahili; Master's 
degree in Social Work; and knowledge of French. Contact: Susan Riehl; 
[email protected] Length: 12 months. 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE ROSTER
WORLDWIDE

In order to strengthen IRC's capacity to mount a rapid response to 
refugee crises, we maintain an Emergency Response (ER) Roster. 
Members of the Roster must be ready to leave within 72 hours, available 
for 3 months, and are contacted first when an emergency arises. We are 
recruiting for the following sectors: Emergency Coordinator, Child 
Survival, Administration, Psychosocial, Health, Finance, Water and 
Sanitation, Logistics, and Shelter. If selected as a candidate, you will be 
contacted for an interview. If selected for deployment, you will be hired 
as IRC staff. All responses will be added to our recruitment database and 
considered for future assignments. We are also collecting curriculum 
vitaes for future assignments in the Balkan Region in the following areas: 
Education Manager, Health Manager, Logistician, Microbiologist, 
Micro-Enterprise, Nutritionist, Psychosocial, Sexual and Gender Based 
Violence Program, Shelter Engineer, Transport Manager, Health 
Coordinator, Finance Manager, Warehouse Manager, and Water 
Sanitation Engineer. REQUIRES (all positions): one year overseas 
experience in a conflict area. All positions are 6-12 months. Please send 
resume, indicating appropriate sector, to: Christian Bowman; 
[email protected]

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DC AREA CONSULTING FIRM 

The international health division of a major Washington DC area 
consulting firm seeks candidates for the following positions. Send 
curriculum vitae and cover letter to: email: 
[email protected]

COUNTRY DIRECTOR
UZBEKISTAN

Duties: direct the Uzbekistan management team of a USAID-financed 
Central Asia health reform program, providing leadership to health 
reform activities in the country in concert with technical advisors and 
regional program management personnel; provide leadership to strategic 
planning processes for the Uzbekistan country program and all activities 
being implemented nationally and at the project's pilot site; provide 
technical input and guidance to ensure high quality programs and 
products; supervise and mentor an experienced team of junior and senior 
program staff in national and field site offices; develop and oversee 
implementation of scopes of work by visiting international consultants 
and regional program staff; liaise with USAID and collaborating 
organizations, as well as host country institutions; and participate as a 
member of the Regional Management Team for the overall Central Asia 
program, contributing to the development of regional technical and 
management strategies. REQUIRES: advanced degree in public health, 
management, international relations, Central Asian studies or related 
field; professional experience in program management, coordination and 
supervision in an international setting; 4 years work experience with a 
Ph.D. or 7 years with a Masters degree; experience working in a multi-
cultural environment; excellent writing skills; and familiarity with USAID 
regulations. Prefers: experience in NIS or Eastern Europe; and ability to 
work in Russian language. 

TECHNICAL ADVISOR, MEDICAL EDUCATION
KAZAKHSTAN. 

For a USAID-financed Central Asia health reform program. Duties: 
engage in policy dialogue on pre-service and in-service medical 
education, including restructuring of the medical education system, with 
policy makers, health professionals, medical education and research 
institutes; coordinate closely with family medicine trainers and 
departments on the content of curricula, accreditation processes for these 
curricula, and the institutionalization of family medicine; contribute to 
the development and implementation of doctor and nurse training 
programs, residency programs in family medicine and public health 
training; contribute to the introduction of evidence-based medicine 
concepts and principles into medical education, link education with 
service delivery practices; provide input to educators on modern 
pedagogical techniques in the fields of health and medicine; plan and 
implement activities in medical education throughout the region; and 
liaise with other donors working in medical education in Central Asia. 
REQUIRES: 4-6 years experience with Medical Degree; 7-10 years with 
Master's Degree in the fields of medicine, public health, medical 
education; experience managing and supervising staff in a multi-cultural 
environment; excellent writing skills; and ability to travel within region. 
Prefers: experience in NIS or Eastern Europe; ability to work in Russian 
language; and MD with extensive experience in restructuring education 
programs for health professionals, developing curricula, and 
implementing modern pedagogical techniques in developed or 
developing country settings. 

MANAGEMENT & REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ADVISOR
AMMAN, JORDAN

Within a major USAID-funded primary health care improvement project 
in Jordan. Duties: responsible for project reproductive health activities 
and for assisting with implementation of project's management 
component; manage integration of reproductive health activities at health 
center and community levels; identify and address cross cutting issues 
that affect health centers' ability to deliver services; assist Quality 
Councils to strengthen management of clinic network, developing or 
strengthening key management systems; implement management training 
programs that respond to needs at the governorate, directorate and 
health center levels; implement a sustainability plan to institutionalize key 
outcomes and results; prepare reports and evaluations; and participate in 
general project activities. REQUIRES: formal course work in 
reproductive or maternal health; 10 years international experience in the 
fields of health care management, management training and reproductive 
health; Master's degree in management, training or public health (such as 
MPA, HSA, MPH); experience in management of reproductive health 
programs; understanding of health facility operations; experience in 
development and implementation of management systems; experience 
with capacity building at the district or provincial level (planning, 
monitoring, use of information in decision making, supervision systems); 
experience in training management principles and techniques; and fluency 
in English. Prefers: experience in the region, especially Jordan; and 
Arabic language skills. 

KNOWLEDGE MANAGER
WASHINGTON, DC AREA 

The international health division of a major Washington DC area 
consulting firm seeks a Knowledge Manager. Duties: coordinate 
strategic thinking and technical direction of the division's portfolio; 
foster technical exchanges and cross-project learning; manage production 
and dissemination functions of division's products and information; 
develop division's technical review and quality assurance process and 
monitor its application; facilitate the strategic thinking and technical 
direction of division's projects; plan and coordinate annual portfolio 
review; foster technical exchanges and cross-project learning; design and 
coordinate appropriate systems for technical exchanges within and 
outside company; supervise division staff; and participate in new business 
development. REQUIRES: advanced degree in Public Health, 
International Relations or other relevant field; 8-10 years work 
experience in the field of international health, program management, 
research or technical publication management; professional experience in 
program management, research data gathering and analysis or technical 
publication management; experience in managing USAID-funded 
projects; and U.S. citizens, residents or otherwise documented to work 
in the United States. Prefers: experience working in culturally diverse 
settings and managing culturally diverse staff; and extensive experience 
working overseas. 

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PROJECT HOPE

Project HOPE, a non-profit international health and education 
foundation, seeks candidates for the following positions. Send (e-mail 
preferred) cover letter and resume to: Cindy Marino, Project HOPE; 
Carter Hall Lane, Millwood, VA 22646; 800-544-4673; Fax: 540-837-
9052; or e-mail: [email protected] Reference Job # listed at the 
end of description. 

TUBERCULOSIS EDUCATOR
CENTRAL ASIA

Duties: assist in the development of TB program and pilot sites based on 
WHO DOTS diagnosis and treatment methodology in Tadjikistan; work 
closely with Project HOPE's Program Director in Central Asia, the 
HOPE headquarters team, and Project HOPE's local TB staff; and 
collaborate with WHO, World Bank, USAID and other international 
organizations in the expansion of the program. REQUIRES: medical 
doctor certified in pulmonary or infectious disease with focus on TB 
management; experience in treatment of pediatric TB; and English 
fluency. Prefers: international experience; and Russian language ability. 
Reference Job # 67-IC.

CHILD SURVIVAL & MCH PROGRAM EVALUATORS
UZBEK

We anticipate needing Child Survival and Maternal and Child Health 
evaluators with specific experience in evaluation of USAID-funded CS 
and MCH programs according to USAID guidelines and utilizing 
participatory techniques. REQUIRES: English fluency; and international 
experience in CS or MCH. Some assignments require additional 
language ability in Russian, Uzbek, French or Spanish. Short-term (1-3 
week) assignments. Reference Job # 204-IC.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
SHANGHAI, CHINA

Duties: plan, direct, implement and supervise the facility and education 
development of Project HOPE's Shanghai Children's Medical Center and 
Shanghai Second Medical University projects; and maintain close 
relationships with university, hospital and government authorities. 
REQUIRES: Master's degree in hospital or business administration; 
experience with hospital operations and management; and international 
experience. Prefers: Mandarin language ability. Reference Job #244-IC.

TECHNICAL SUPPORT MANAGER
MALAWI

Duties: responsible for the technical support and guidance of all the 
programmes under Project HOPE- Malawi, through working with 
Programme Managers and headquarters staff in the planning, 
implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programmes' technical 
activities. REQUIRES: health-related degree or degree in Social Science; 
considerable experience in proposal writing, research and conducting 
baseline and evaluation studies; considerable experience in programme 
technical support; 2-3 years in donor-funded projects; experience in 
providing leadership and working with multiple programmes, within a 
multidisciplinary and challenging environment; experience in adult 
education, community-based health interventions and supervision of team 
members; excellent written and oral communication skills; good 
organization, interpersonal, written and oral communication, and 
negotiation skills; computer literate; proficiency in English; and work 
experience in Southern Sub-Saharan Africa. Prefers: Master's degree. 
Reference Job # 203-IC. 

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MEDICAL DIRECTOR
ETHIOPIA

A unique, challenging opportunity for American licensed Physician 
available the summer of 2002 in African Rain Forest.  Two year position 
involves physician acting as Medical Director of a small hospital built and 
operated by an American organization.  For further information, please 
check website www.lalmba.org or email  [email protected]

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PROJECT MANAGER 
ETHIOPIAN RAIN FOREST

This is a volunteer position, but has lots of benefits, not the least of 
which is living in an African rain forest. Position is available in February, 
2002, for two years. No medical knowledge or experience is required 
nor language skills are necessary other than English. We need a project 
manager for a small hospital and medical center situated in south-western 
Ethiopia. This project is staffed and operated by an American 
organization which has been working in Africa for 38 years. The project 
consists of a very busy outpatient clinic, a small hospital, and various 
community health-related activities. There are presently four Americans 
working there--two physicians responsible for the clinic and hospital, a 
public health nurse who is developing rural health projects, immunization 
programs, and health education as well as a project manager (a non-
medical person). The people we serve in this area are very poor and have 
never before had any modern medical care available to them. The project 
manager is responsible for coordinating all of the projects, relations with 
local Ethiopian officials, and coordinating activities with the Ministry of 
Health. He/she will also be responsible for the physical plant, and the 
welfare of expatriate staff. There are also non-medical projects such as a 
small children's home. Vehicles and African staff issues probably 
consume more time than you would expect, but they are important 
issues. There is currently an African staff of 24. Please feel free to visit 
our web site at www.lalmba.org, or e-mail us at [email protected] The 
person we are seeking should probably have some sense of adventure, 
and hopefully a good sense of humor. We hope to find an individual with 
a humanitarian or spiritual motivation for doing this work. We are a 
small organization which takes our work seriously. Our motto is "work 
hard and play hard". We think that both are important! 

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AMERICAN REFUGEE COMMITTEE 

The American Refugee Committee (ARC), a $25+ million humanitarian 
operation working to restore health and rebuild productive lives of 
refugees and displaced people, seeks candidates for the following 
positions. Submit resume and cover letter to: Heather Kidd, American 
Refugee Committee, 430 Oak Grove St., Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 
55403; fax: 612-607-6499; or email: [email protected] 

INFORMATION, EDUCATION & COMMUNICATIONS 
COORDINATOR 
SIERRA LEONE

Duties: develop effective strategy for communicating messages about 
AIDS prevention to core transmitter groups in Sierra Leone, Guinea and 
Liberia including commercial sex workers, adolescents, military and 
uniformed services, ex-combatants and transport workers; manage the 
collection, production, field-testing, dissemination, usage and evaluation 
of all IEC materials and activities; and develop and manage traveling 
AIDS road show for village-based outreach and produce a video. 
REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree; 2 years management experience in IEC 
and public health or health education in developing countries; HIV/AIDS 
education experience; understanding of refugees and post-conflict 
settings; teaching or training experience; strong computer skills including 
word processing, presentation and graphics software; and valid driver's 
license and willingness to drive. Prefers: nursing degree with advanced 
diploma in health education or Master's degree in communications or 
public health; familiarity with literacy and micro-credit; and experience in 
Africa and post-conflict situations. 

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH COORDINATOR 
GUINEA

Duties: collaborate closely with Direction Pr‚fectorale de la Sant‚ (DPS) 
and NGOs to provide training to nurses, midwives and traditional birth 
attendants; provide training of maternal and child health services; assist 
in selection and purchase of reproductive health medical supplies and 
furnishings; coordinate closely with the Medical Coordinator in planning, 
coordination and implementation of all activities; prepare narrative 
reports; and attend coordination meetings as necessary. REQUIRES: RN 
or Nurse-Midwife with strong reproductive health skills, particularly in 
training of trainers (TOT) activities; working experience in complex 
emergency situations, including refugee, displaced or war-affected 
populations; computer literacy; experience in community-based 
Reproductive and Child Health programs; experience in EPI and training 
of trainers; strong oral and written skills; and French fluency. 

AIDS PROGRAM MANAGER 
SIERRA LEONE

Duties: manage coordination of comprehensive, regional AIDS 
prevention program in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia; within Sierra 
Leone, manage multi-district, community-based program focusing on 
core transmitters including commercial sex workers, adolescents, military 
and uniformed services, ex-combatants and transport workers; utilize 
IEC activities, condom distribution, quality STI treatment, reproductive 
health literacy and micro-credit to achieve objectives; provide overall 
guidance to parallel work in refugee camps in Liberia and Guinea; and 
research and develop proposals for continuation funding from longer-
term donors. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree; 3 years experience with 
AIDS prevention; 2 years management experience in IEC, public health 
or health education in developing countries; understanding of refugees 
and post-conflict settings; teaching or training experience; strong 
computer skills including word processing, presentation and graphics 
software; excellent writing and communication skills; and a valid driver's 
license and a willingness to drive. Prefers: familiarity with literacy and 
micro-credit; Master's degree in public health or nursing degree with 
advanced diploma in health education; and experience in Africa and post-
conflict situations. 

COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION COORDINATOR 
THAILAND 

Duties: develop, implement and evaluate community health education; 
assist ARC project coordinators by planning and coordinating 
community health outreach activities in maternal and child health, family 
planning, reproductive health, sanitation and STD/HIV/AIDS education; 
plan and implement community surveys and assessments; conduct in-
service training; liaise with local officials; and report on health education 
activities. REQUIRES: MPH, RN or related degree; health education 
experience; experience working in a developing country; good 
communication skills; and willingness to work in rugged and remote 
settings. 

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CONCERN

Concern seeks candidates for the following positions. Interested 
candidates based in North America please submit curriculum vitae and 
cover letter to [email protected] (International applicants 
please submit curriculum vitae to [email protected]). 

NUTRITION PROGRAMME MANAGER 
ANGOLA

Duties: manage the nutrition project in Huambo together with other 
Concern Nutritionists, supporting the local staff to meet the changing 
needs of malnourished populations through 3 supplementary and one 
therapeutic feeding centre; develop the programme according to needs; 
and liaise with Concern's health and agriculture programmes. 
REQUIRES: qualified Nutritionists with 2 years overseas experience. 
Prefers: experience in a conflict situation; and Portuguese or Spanish 
language skills. One year contract. 

HEALTH FIELD OFFICER 
ETHIOPIA

Duties: advise on the development, implementation, monitoring and 
supervision of Concern Ethiopia's health programmes. REQUIRES: 
graduate qualification in public, community health, nursing or a related 
discipline; 2 years overseas experience in community health programmes, 
including health system development; experience in participatory 
methodologies; and ability to work on own initiative and without 
supervision. One year contract. 

CHILD SURVIVAL PROGRAMME (CSP) ADVISOR, 
RWANDA/DRC

Duties: responsible for supporting the CSP Coordinator in the 
management of the programme and particularly, supporting the Human 
Resources Development Officer, the Research and Documentation 
Officer and the Gender Development Officer of Concern Rwanda's Child 
Survival Program in Kibilizi district, Butare prefecture; support the 
development of Concern's new Child Survival Program in Rwanda; 
provide technical support in the areas of Research, Human Resource 
Development and Training and Gender; and participate in the 
development of the program's Detailed Implementation Plan. 
REQUIRES: Master's degree or equivalent in public health; 3 years field 
and research experience in Primary Health Care and Child Survival 
Programs in Africa; 2-3 years experience working in an international 
development environment; technical expertise and practical experience in 
the proposed health interventions; fluency in spoken and written French 
and English; and excellent communication skills. Reference I/CSP 
ADV/RWA.

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INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS

International Medical Corps; 11500 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 506; Los 
Angeles, CA 90064-1524; Phone: (310) 826-7800; Fax (310) 442-6622; 
url: www.imc-la.org. Mission: International Medical Corps (IMC) is a 
global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and 
relieving suffering through health care training and medical relief 
programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer United States doctors and 
nurses, IMC is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian 
organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health 
interventions and related activities that build local capacity in areas 
worldwide where few organizations dare to serve. By offering training 
and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at 
highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency 
situations, IMC rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps 
bring them back to self-reliance. Interested applicants: Please send cover 
letter and resume by email to [email protected] In the "Subject" line 
of the email please state the job code indicated after job title.

COUNTRY DIRECTOR (IMC-CD/SO) 
SOMALIA 

International Medical Corps; 11500 W. Olympic Blvd, Suite 506; Los  
Angeles, CA 90064-1524; Phone: (310) 826-7800; Fax (310) 442-6622; 
url: www.imc-la.org. Mission: International Medical Corps (IMC) is a 
global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and 
relieving suffering through health care training and medical relief 
programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer United States doctors and 
nurses, IMC is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian 
organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health 
interventions and related activities that build local capacity in areas 
worldwide where few organizations dare to serve. By offering training 
and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at 
highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency 
situations, IMC rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps 
bring them back to self-reliance. Interested applicants: Please send cover 
letter and resume by email to [email protected] In the "Subject" line of 
the email please state the job code indicated after job title. International 
Medical Corps (IMC) seeks a Country Director to lead its Emergency 
Primary Health Care (PHC) and Emergency Health Intervention 
programs in Somalia. Focused on the Bakool, Bay and Hiraan regions, 
program goals strive to improve individual, family and community health 
status through improvement in quality and quantity of PHC services. 
Activities also concentrate on Maternal and Child Health (MCH), 
immunization, and health emergency mitigation, preparedness, and 
response. Responsibilities: Coordinate and implement activities to meet 
program objectives; Liaise with local, regional and national officials, AID 
representatives and other NGO representatives to promote integrated 
planning and support for existing projects; Oversee the direction of local 
and international staff; Prepare reports for Headquarters and donors as 
needed; Oversee expenditures and conduct timely financial reporting; 
Monitor and evaluate program impact; Design/implementation of 
security and contingency plans. Qualifications: Advanced degree in 
Public Health or Management, Creativity and ability to work with limited 
resources; Strong communication skills, both oral and written; 
Familiarity with the Somali context a plus; Experience with PHC 
programming; Excellent administrative, logistical, operations and 
security management skills; Profound cross-cultural awareness; Excellent 
understanding of health care realities in developing countries, particularly 
in the area of PHC and health education.

PRIMARY HEALTH CARE NURSE (IMC-PHCN/SL)
SIERRA LEONE 

International Medical Corps seeks experienced Primary Health Care 
Nurse to be part of its program in Sierra Leone at Port Loko District 
Hospital. PHC Nurse is to provide coordination between the District 
Health Team and Hospitals to ensure basic Maternal Child care (MCH) 
and PHC. Responsibilities: Monitoring and supervision of local staff. 
Provide and supervise PHC and MCH care at the hospitals. Support 
vaccination of children and women. Conduct baseline KAP survey to 
assess quality of training and to identify areas of strength and weakness 
to set up future training sessions. Train nurses and health personnel at 
hospitals to improve the quality of care for women during labor and for 
women and infants post-delivery. Train community-based MCH aides 
and traditional birth attendants (TBA) in collaboration with the District 
Health Team (DHT) and Ministry of Health (MoH). Conduct community 
health information campaign in catchment areas of the hospitals. Work 
with the MoH environmental health officers in spreading health messages 
to encourage women and children to receive appropriate vaccination. 
Educate community to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS, malaria and 
enteric disease prevention. Manage the implementation of proper 
referrals. Qualifications: RN, BSN or SRN. PHC & MCH experience in 
an international setting. Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
Excellent self-motivation and decision making skills. Team player and 
experienced staff manager and trainer. Good reporting skills. Flexible 
person with the ability to cope with stressful situations. Experience 
working with NGOs in Africa is beneficial. 

FISTULA SURGEON, SIERRA LEONE (IMC-FS/SL)
SIERRA LEONE
 
International Medical Corps seeks a Surgeon specialized in 
Obstetrics/Gynecology to assist with it's emergency obstetric and 
gynecological care program in Sierra Leone. Over the past nine years of 
conflict in Sierra Leone there has been widespread and systematic sexual 
violence against girls and women. The victims of sexual violence in 
Sierra Leone endure unimaginable health consequences including 
obstructed labor, menorrhagia, incontinence, and sterility, many women 
suffer from vesico-vaginal fistula (VVF), recto-vaginal fistula (RVF), and 
even cases of prolapsed uterus. The program is aimed at providing 
surgical intervention to girls and women affected by these maladies. 
Responsibilities: Perform surgeries to rectify VVF, RVF, and some cases 
of prolapsed uterus. Train local counterparts in related surgical 
techniques. Qualifications: MD/Surgeon with specialization in 
Obstetrics/Gynecology. Extensive experience with VVF/RVF. Ability to 
work in a limited technical environment. Motivated, enthusiastic team 
player. Prior training experience. Knowledge of health care realities in 
the African context. NGO experience, preferably in remote and/or 
insecure areas a plus. 

FIELD COORDINATOR (IMC-FC-SO) 
SOMALIA 

International Medical Corps (IMC) seeks a Field Coordinator to lead its 
Emergency Primary Health Care (PHC) and Emergency Health 
Intervention programs in Somalia. Focused on the Bakool, Bay and 
Hiraan regions, program goals strive to improve individual, family and 
community health status through improvement in quality and quantity of 
PHC services. Activities also concentrate on Maternal and Child Health 
(MCH), immunization, and health emergency mitigation, preparedness, 
and response. Responsibilities: Coordinate and implement activities to 
meet program objectives. Liaise with local, regional and national 
officials, AID representatives and other NGO representatives to promote 
integrated planning and support for existing projects. Oversee the 
direction of local and international staff. Prepare reports for 
Headquarters and donors as needed. Oversee expenditures and conduct 
timely financial reporting. Monitor and evaluate program impact. 
Design/implementation of security and contingency plans. Qualifications: 
Advanced degree in Public Health or Management. Creativity and ability 
to work with limited resources. Strong communication skills, both oral 
and written. Familiarity with the Somali context a plus. Experience with 
PHC programming. Excellent administrative, logistical, operations and 
security management skills. Profound cross-cultural awareness. Excellent 
understanding of health care realities in developing countries, particularly 
in the area of PHC and health education.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR (IMC-PC/CA)
CENTRAL ASIA 

International Medical Corps seeks experienced public health 
professionals to coordinate their humanitarian assistance program for the 
people of Afghanistan. The Program Coordinator will be a key technical 
advisor responsible for designing a public health strategy and 
implementing emergency health related activities. Coordination with 
local partners and humanitarian assistance networks will be essential 
elements of this position. Objectives will be designed to address health 
needs of displaced persons in Afghanistan. Responsibilities: Coordinate 
with NGOs and UN to determine IMC's role in relief efforts. Assess 
public health and nutritional status of displaced person populations. 
Write objectives and design strategy to address public health needs. 
Provide technical support and implement activities to achieve objectives. 
Create a team of national partners, national staff and international public 
health experts to carry out objectives. Coordinate training activities for 
local health professionals. Maintain close correspondence with IMC's 
head office and donors to provide activity updates. Travel to field sites 
and liaise with local and international NGOs to coordinate efforts. 
Maintain minimum standards for monitoring and evaluation. 
Qualifications: Masters degree in Public Health with advanced clinical 
degree (MD, RN, MSN or NP). Experience working with refugee or 
IDP populations in insecure settings. Experience with food security, 
supplemental feeding and nutritional surveillance preferred. Strong 
organization and supervisory skills. Applicants with language abilities in 
Dari and Pushtun encouraged to apply. Ability to serve for 3-6 months 
minimum. 

NUTRITIONIST (IMC-NU/CA)
AFGHANISTAN

International Medical Corps seeks experienced Nutritionist to be part of 
its emergency response program in Afghanistan. The Nutritionist will 
work with local teams to address the nutritional needs of displaced 
persons in Afghanistan. Activities will be focused on managing 
supplemental feeding programs, food distribution activities and 
nutritional surveillance. Responsibilities: Coordinate with NGOs and UN 
to determine IMC's role in relief efforts. Travel regularly to field sites 
and assess nutritional status of displaced persons. Provide nutritional 
surveillance data to IMC Pakistani office. Create complete nutritional 
response team of local staff and national partners. Manage food security 
and oversee appropriate distribution of supplemental feeding activities. 
Liaise with IMC offices and other NGOs to coordinate efforts and 
sufficiency of supplies. Monitor and evaluate nutrition related activities 
on an ongoing basis. Qualifications: Nutritionist, RN or MD with 
Masters degree in Public Health. Experience working with refugee or 
IDP populations in insecure settings. Experience with food security, 
supplemental feeding and nutritional surveillance. Applicants with 
language abilities in Dari and Pushtun encouraged to apply. Ability to 
serve for 3-6 months minimum. 

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WORLD VISION

We are Christian   We are committed to the poor   We value people   We 
are stewards   We are partners   We are responsive. World Vision sends 
expatriate workers only when technical expertise cannot be secured 
locally.  Qualified, self-sufficient professionals are being sought for the 
following positions. All positions require relevant experience working in 
developing countries, fluent English and other appropriate language, and 
full agreement with World Vision's Core Values. Contracts are generally 
for 12 months and living conditions may be arduous. World Vision 
provides transportation, room & board, insurance and a monthly salary 
along with other benefits. International Recruiting - World Vision US, 
220 I Street, NE, Suite 270, Washington, DC 20002; FAX: (202) 547-
0973. We only accept applications on-line within our database: 
http://www.worldvision.org/worldvision/hr.nsf/stable/working. World 
Vision is a Christian organization.

PRIMARY HEALTH ADVISOR
PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Coordinate and manage all health and water/sanitation aspects of the 
AusAID funded Begasin-Bugati Rural Development Project and assist 
the Project Manager in the performance of his/her tasks. There will be 
particular emphasis on the use of participatory methodologies in 
development activities. Activities will include some or all of the 
following: managing primary health activities, community empowerment, 
project/local NGO/Government staff training and skills development, 
support for improved primary and secondary health services, water and 
sanitation and the enhanced status of women and children. Requires: 
Ability to coordinate project budgets that deal with large funding inputs 
(approx USD 100,000 - 500,000 per year), cover multi-year 
interventions, make appropriate allowances for inflation, exchange rate 
variations and other future uncertainties which may impact the financial 
viability of the project, and incorporate lessons from past budget vs. 
expenditure variations into future projections. Ability to manage the 
financial aspects of multi-year funded projects. High level planning 
experience and management skills. Proven effective and efficient 
administrator. Strong background in human resource development and 
management. Excellent communication and networking skills. Ability to 
produce reports that are accurate, timely, and in compliance with agreed 
format focusing on the monitoring of project activities against stated 
objectives. A university level degree in a health related subject (and 
possibly an M.D. or M.P.H). A minimum of three years experience in 
development projects working in primary health. A broad appreciation 
for the issues and process of participatory development. A long-term and 
an increasing understanding of those primary health issues that are 
relevant to the effective management and maximum impact of the project. 
Knowledge in the use of computers for document preparation and the 
analysis of experimental and survey data. Experience with Word and 
Excel preferred. Flexible approach to living conditions. Fluency in 
English. World Vision experience preferred. 

NUTRITIONIST
INDONESIA

Assess, design, and implement nutritional interventions that will improve 
health through good nutrition in the assigned geographical area. Liaise 
with appropriate government entities to ensure that World Vision 
Indonesia's nutritional programs meet the needs of the neediest efficiently 
and adequately. Requires: Training and professional certification in 
nutrition or three to five years of proven experience as a nutritionist. 
Third world experience desirable. Emotional maturity and ability to adjust 
to harsh living conditionals. Fluency in English. 

PSYCHO TRAUMA SPECIALIST
INDONESIA

Provide technical leadership to and management of the WV psycho-social 
interventions for Pontianak, West Kalimantan children and adults. 
Requires: Doctoral degree in psychology or social work. A minimum of 
three years experience in working with children, with the psycho-social 
care of children a significant component of that work. Ability to work in 
a changing environment and think strategically. Good organizational/time 
management skills in a time pressured environment. Ability to work in an 
insecure environment under hardship conditions. Cross cultural 
experience, understanding and sensitivity. Good interpersonal skills. 
Good oral and written communication skills. Proven analytical/problem-
solving abilities. Community development experience preferred. Research 
experience and publications background preferred. World Vision 
experience preferred. 

NURSE/NUTRITIONIST-RRT (5 positions)
AFGHANISTAN

Assess, design, and implement interventions to improve nutrition.  
Implement supplementary feeding programs, vitamin A capsule 
distribution and capacity building, in one of four districts in Western 
Afghanistan.  Responsibilities include program management (planning, 
building staff capacity, supervising staff, documentation, monitoring and 
evaluation).  Liaison with local NGOs and appropriate government 
entities is required to ensure that the program meets its objectives and 
serves the beneficiaries efficiently and adequately.  Coordination with the 
general ration distribution program is necessary.  Conduct assessments 
and surveys, analyze data and make recommendations for appropriate 
interventions.  Design standards/protocols for nutrition interventions, i.e: 
supplementary and therapeutic feeding.  Promote local capacities for 
peace by periodic analysis of program impact on and potential for 
conflict between beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries, and adjust program 
accordingly.  Ensure expenditures are within budget and in compliance 
with financial standards.  Compile gifts-in-kind and budgetary request 
items lists.  Attend and participate in spiritual nurture meetings/devotions 
as scheduled. Requires:  A University degree and/or professional 
certification in Nutrition.  3 years experience in a developing country.  
Excellent English communication skills (oral and written).  Good 
understanding of World Vision and Sphere relief standards.  Knowledge 
of and adherence to the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct.  Cross-
cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical 
stamina.  Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment.  
Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, 
psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions 
with limited resources.  Commitment to World Vision Core Values and 
Mission Statement.  Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in 
specific local cultural context.  Agreement with World Vision's Christian 
ethos and participation in devotions.  Working knowledge of the local 
language preferred. 

HEALTH MANAGER
SIERRA LEONE

Overall responsibility for the development and implementation of World 
Vision Health projects in the south and east of Sierra Leone.  Ensuring 
the planning, development and evaluation of the health/nutrition and 
health related project(s), and the positive interaction with other sectors.  
Organize the research, assessment, and monitoring of evolving local 
situations and develop new strategic initiatives in coordination with other 
WV sectors.  Ensure the development of standards and protocols for the 
health program, and ensure that project staff and partners understand and 
adhere to these standards and those required by the grants funding the 
projects.  Co-ordinate the recruitment (where necessary) and retention of 
the health officer(s) and national staff. Manage their day-to-day activities 
including hiring, disciplining and firing.  Manage the setting up of 
specific intervention activities, eg. nutrition rehabilitation centers, EPI, 
water and sanitation, etc. making sure that internationally accepted 
standards (eg SPHERE) are understood and adhered to.  Transition the 
southern program into an Area Development Project structure, and then 
provide only technical support to the program as is functions as part of 
an ADP.  Ensure performance appraisals are carried out for all staff. 
Ensure that all senior staff have career development plans, and that they 
are implemented.  Be responsible for the preparation and submission of 
quality reports in a timely manner. Provide technical support on health 
issues to non-health programs, ie. food and non-food commodities 
distribution, agriculture, peace initiatives, child protection. etc.  Liaise 
with local partners, and government authorities, and represent the health 
and nutrition program in  co-ordination meetings within and outside 
World Vision.  In consultation with management carry out special short 
term assignments.  Attend, participate and take an active role in and daily 
devotional meetings. Requires:  A degree of Doctor of Medicine or 
Nursing, preferably with Master of Public Health and 5 years of third 
world experience managing large scale Primary Health Care Projects and 
emergency health. Ability to negotiate ideas within and outside the 
World Vision partnership, particularly with donor communities.  A 
mature Christian, willing to serve in very difficult conditions and high 
security risk areas. Willing to travel at least 50% of the time. 

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FOREIGN SERVICE CAREER CANDIDATE APPOINTMENTS 
NURSE PRACTITIONERS & PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

The U.S. Department of State is looking for individuals interested in 
service as a Health Practitioner to provide primary medical care to 
Foreign Service employees and their families at American embassies 
around the world. Most positions are in the developing world where local 
medical facilities are limited. Most positions require travel within a 
specific geographic region. Basic compensation ranges from $52,335 - 
$76,856 per year. In addition, overseas benefits include housing, post 
differentials up to 25% above base pay and a cost of living allowance. 
Applicants must be U.S. Citizens, currently licensed in a state or territory 
of the United States, have a bachelors degree from an accredited school 
of nursing or in a related medical field that includes public/community 
health in the curriculum, be currently certified as a Nurse Practitioner or a 
Physician Assistant. If you are looking for a unique overseas experience, 
please contact our office at the following address or telephone number 
and we will send you a vacancy announcement and application: 
DEPARTMENT OF STATE, OFFICE OF MEDICAL SERVICES, 
PERSONNEL SECTION - RM. L216, 2401 E ST. NW, 
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20522-0102; (202) 663-1084.

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NURSE PRACTITIONERS & PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS
RUSSIA, FAR EAST, FORMER SOVIET UNION & AFRICA

Peace Corps seeks nurse practitioners and physician assistants for 2-year 
contract (paid) positions. Duties: provide health care, education and 
counseling to Peace Corps Volunteers; and manage Peace Corps health 
care delivery in the country. REQUIRES: valid license and national 
certification. Prefers: overseas experience. Send resume by email: 
[email protected]; or fax: (202) 692-1596. 

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SCIENTIST
CAIRO, EGYPT

The World Health Organization seeks a Scientist (P-5) for the Division 
of Health Protection and Promotion (DHP). Duties: serve as Technical 
Adviser to the Regional Director, in the areas of food and chemical 
safety, promote, plan and implement the food safety programme in the 
Region, promote, plan and implement the chemical safety programme in 
the Region, this includes, but is not limited to collection and analysis of 
information; collection and evaluation of data on outbreak of food borne 
and chemical incidents; and preparation of plans for development 
projects, stimulation and assisting in carrying out investigations and 
research, etc. REQUIRES: University degree in relevant scientific 
discipline, such as food science and technology, microbiology, chemical 
engineering, sanitary engineering or similar disciplines, with postgraduate 
degree in public health, environmental health, food science and 
technology or related disciplines; training in health legislation, 
specialization in microbiology or relevant areas and training in 
environmental health are additional desirable qualifications; extensive 
practical experience at national and international levels in planning and 
programme development and implementation, in the areas of food and 
chemical safety; and excellent knowledge of spoken and written English. 
Closing date: March 4, 2002. Net annual salary: $74-79K. Send WHO 
Personal History Form, detailed curriculum vitae and photograph to: 
WHO, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, P.O. Box 7608, 
Nasr City (11371), Cairo Egypt or Fax No.: 202-670-2492. Reference 
Vacancy Notice No.: EM/02/1.

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