Surveillance Officer (TUB) at World Health Organization (WHO)

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Surveillance Officer (TUB) Ref No: 1703586Locations: Ibadan-Oyo, Kaduna, Port Harcourt-Rivers, Minna-Niger, Lagos, Kano and BauchiGrade: NO-BContractual Arrangement: Individual Service ContractorContract duration: 12 MonthsSchedule: Full-time  Purpose of the Position To enhance TB case findings and notifications from health facilities in collaboration with state TB control teams and other stakeholders, inline with existing TB control strategies and plans.Description of Duties Under the overall guidance of the CDS cluster, and direct supervision of the NPO TUBs, the incumbent is expected to perform the following duties:Prepare annual TB surveillance work-plan in line with scope of work.Provide TA to the State/LGA TB teams for the co-ordination and management  of TB surveillance activities in collaboration with SPHCDA, LGA DSNOs, Association of General Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN), PMVs, alternative providers of care (where feasible) and CBOsParticipate in the monthly WHO EPI DSNO review meeting at the state level to capture TB surveillance data.Facilitate monthly DSNO meeting with the LGA TBLS to capture TB surveillance data.Support mapping and linkage of all public and private health facilities in the state including alternative care providers, where feasible, to the TB programme.Provide oversight function at the State quarterly LGATBLS data collection and collation meeting.Ensure notification into the NTBLCP systems of all diagnosed TB cases from all health facilities, both DOTS and non-DOTS in the public and private sector.Facilitate real-time capturing of TB data on paper and electronically (e-TB manager), from both DOTS and non-DOTS health facilities into the NTBLCP systems in the StatePerform any other TB-specific related duties as required by the NTBLCP and WHO CDS cluster.

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