Data CollectorsData Collectors at Jhpiego Nigeria

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families. In collaboration with some its partners: Jhpiego, mDoc and the Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF), will be implementing a MSD for Mothers funded cooperative agreement called MSD for Mothers (MFM) Quality of Care (QoC) Project. This project offer a unique and synergistic approach to co-design and implement an innovative QoC model to achieve the projects expected outputs, focusing on indirect causes of maternal morbidity and mortality. The project will be implemented in 2 states - Abuja and Lagos for a minimum period of 15 monthsWe are currently recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Data CollectorLocations: FCT and LagosSlots: 6 Per statesThe Primary Aim of Phase One of the ProjectTo assess the prevalence of indirect causes associated with pre-eclampsia/eclampsia (PE/E) ((Hypertension, Diabetes, Anemia, Obesity) that contribute to maternal mortalityTo assess quality of care for prevention and management of PE/E risk factors in reproductive, maternal and non-communicable disease (NCD) services in four LGAs in Lagos State and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).Scope of Work and ResponsibilitiesThe activity will require Twelve (12) Data collectors: (6 in FCT) and (6 in Lagos) working for 10 days in both locations. The project plans to conduct three (3) days of training for the data collectors.The Six (6) data collectors per state will be stationed at selected health facilities/catchment communities in each LGA and will target eligible participants within the four (4) LGAs and health facilities for a period of 10 days (Between March and April 2019) in the two States.The Data collectors will be responsible for completing the following tasks under the guidance and supervision of MSD for Mothers staff in Nigeria:General Administration:Participate in Training and debrief meetings.Provide updates to MSD for Mothers study team throughout the period of performance through an online platform.Data Collection Preparation:Ensure required tools, consent forms are completeIdentify the catchment communities of each of the health facilities.Tablets/Mobile phones/audio recorders will be utilize to record key informant interview responses.Schedule meetings with key state/national level informants(interviewees)Data Collections:Travel to facility/interview sites.Conduct health facility inventory/mapping to obtain information on available maternal health (MH), Family Planning and NCD/primary health services from the selected health facility as requested by MSD for Mothers Quality of Care (QoC) Project TeamAdminister the survey questionnaire tool to health care workers in designated units of the selected facilities in the two states.Carry out Focus Group Discussions with women of reproductive  age in selected LGAsConduct in depth interviews with women of reproductive age and other expert stakeholders.Upload all responses from survey tools to the Jhpiego server as appropriate.Store all audio recordings securely on an external hard driveDeliver audio recordings to MSD for Mothers QoC Project Team in a secure mannerQuality Assurance of Data Cleaning:Coordinate with data analyst and transcribers to ensure consistency and quality of interview transcripts in English.Respond to any follow-up requests from MSD for Mothers QoC Project Team related to data collection or data cleaning.Deliverables:Completed Qualitative interviews (IDIs) and documented FGDs with women of reproductive age.Completed survey of health care workers.Completed Qualitative interviews of stakeholders/international partners.Completed interviews for Professional Associations stakeholders.Completed documented mapping of services provided by selected health facilities 

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