NPO – Surveillance (Anambra) 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. Job Title: NPO - SurveillanceRef No: 1802274Grade: NO-CContractual Arrangement: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4Contract duration: Twelve monthsSchedule: Full-time  Objectives of the ProgrammeTo establish AFP surveillance for monitoring wild poliovirus transmission;To interrupt wild poliovirus transmission and achieve polio eradication in Nigeria;To strengthen routine immunization and reduce morbidity and mortality from vaccine preventable diseases;To achieve accelerated disease control through supplemental activities e.g. measles SIAs;To strengthen integrated disease surveillance and response (IDSR).Description of DutiesEstablish a reporting network to strengthen AFP surveillance;Provide technical support in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of supplemental immunization activities (e.g. polio, measles etc.) to improve quality;Provide technical support in planning, implementation and monitoring of routine immunization activities to increase coverage;Provide technical support in planning and monitoring of integrated disease surveillance and response activities. 

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