Project: EGPAF-UNITAID CaP-TB
Job Title: Regional field support consultant
Job Openings: 02 (Centre and Littoral Regions)
Report to: Associate Regional Officer (ARO)
Contract Duration: Six (06) months renewable
Possible start date: Immediate/ April 2020.
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 19 countries and at over 5,500 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected stay alive. Today, thanks to our programmatic technical excellence and the depth of our experience, transmission of HIV from Mother to Child has been significantly reduced globally with Zero Transmission in the UNITED States. With a growing global staff of over 1,000 - 9 of 10 who work in the field – to support the Foundation’s global mission to eliminate pediatric HIV and AIDS by implementing HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs. The Foundation also suppoert further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide. For more information, please, visit our page: www.pedaids.org.
Through a grant from UNITAID, EGPAF will introduce and scale-up Catalyzing Pediatric Tuberculosis (CaP-TB) in nine African countries and India. This four-year project will cover 50 facilities across 03 Regions in Cameroon. The Project will enable the testing of up to 8292 presumptive pediatric TB cases using GeneXpert platform, initiating up to 12853 pediatric TB contact cases on Preventive Therapy and initiate up to 909 diagnosed children 0-14yrs on DS-TB.
Purpose of the Consultancy
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is seeking to recruit 02 UNITAID CaP-TB Regional Field Support Consultants for the Centre and Littoral regions. The Consultant will work under the technical guidance of Associate Regional Officer (ARO) to strengthen the Programmatic Aspects of Project Implementation as well as supporting the CaP TB community base activities at district levels.