Research Clinician (PregnAnzi II Trial) at Medical Research Council (MRC) Unit, The Gambia

rrying out internationally competitive research into tropical medicine for over 50 years. Our current research agenda focuses on three themes: Disease Control & Elimination; Nutrition; Vaccines & Immunity. Looking towards the future. we are aiming to push forward into new and challenging areas reflecting changes in national and global health priorities.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title:Research Clinician (PregnAnzi II Trial)Job SummaryThe Disease Control and Elimination Theme are undertaking a large multi-country trial to evaluate the impact of one oral dose of azithromycin given to women during labour on neonatal mortality and maternal & neonatal sepsis. This trial is the continuation of a former smaller trial,that showed a strong effect of the same intervention on maternal and neonatal bacterial colonization.We are looking for a Research Clinician to support, the Principal Investigator and Clinical Trial Coordinator in the conduct of the study and trial team of Nurses and Field Assistants.S/he will conduct medical assessments for study participants and provide the necessary medical care following the study specific procedures.

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