World Health Organization WHO
Medical Officer (Hepatitis, HIV and STIs)
Auditing, Taxation, Financial accounting/Operations, Payroll officer
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jul 31 2021


About the Organization:

World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. WHO are responsible for the World Health Report, the worldwide World Health Survey, and World Health Day.


Under the direct supervision of Director, Communicable Diseases (CDS), the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

  • Analyze existing and new developments, global and regional trends, facilitate periodic programme reviews of Member countries and identify activities within WHO collaborative regional programme for hepatitis, HIV and STI programmes;

  • Strengthen the national and regional monitoring mechanisms for real-time data in Hepatitis, HIV and STI programme areas;

  • Provide support to development and implementation of regional framework for the triple elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B;

  • Collaboration with other units (esp. IVD, RMNCAH) to ensure coordinated approach for achievement of milestones and targets for hepatitis B elimination;

  • Promote networking of WHO collaborating centres and Centres of Excellence in the Region for Hepatitis, HIV and STI programme areas;

  • Ensure prompt managerial and administrative support to the programme, monitor budgetary obligations and liquidations of regional and country work plans;

  • Promote and coordinate the activities of international, bilateral and non-governmental agencies and assist national authorities in identifying capacity building needs through national and regional group educational activities;

  • Advise Director, Department of Communicable Diseases and WHO Country Offices on recruitment of different categories of staff as well as capacity building of Member States in synergizing/integrating the health sector response for HIV/STI/Hepatitis;

  • Lead on resource mobilization and development of innovative funding for Hepatitis and HIV programmes; and

  • Any other duties, as may be assigned.


  • Essential: Advanced university degree in medicine or public health.


  • Essential: At least 10 years of professional experience, including considerable experience obtained in an international context, in the development and implementation of health programmes.

  • Desirable: Experience of working in UN organization and/or donor agency/international partners.

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