|Location||Addis Ababa, Ethiopia|
|Date Posted||June 28, 2021|
|Category|| Health Care / Medical |
|Job Type|| Internship |
Call for an Internship
Job Title: Intern
Position Type: Temporary
Reports to: Capacity Building Director
Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Application Deadline: July 8, 2021
The Digital Health Activity (DHA) is a five-year project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) that supports the Government of Ethiopia (GOE) to achieve the country’s Information Revolution Roadmap, one of four Transformational Agendas of the national Health Sector Transformation Plan (HSTP). The DHA helps build a sustainable, resilient, and interoperable health information system (HIS) that ensures the entire health sector has the data, analytics, and skills necessary to improve the health and well-being of all Ethiopians.
The DHA closely works with the Ministry of Health (MOH), regional health bureaus (RHBs), and health sector agencies to build on the successes of the Information Revolution (IR) in the first HSTP period. The DHA actively supports the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) to develop and use a suite of resilient electronic health information systems to build the capacity of actors to analyze, digest and use quality data for flexible and adaptive leadership, leverage innovative strategies for government-driven support, build HIS capacity and ownership at all levels, and closely work with Universities and Health Science Colleges to design/ innovate sustainable strategy of capacity building intervention for pre-service and in-service trainings
The DHA intends to build capacity by producing next cadre of professionals who are well versed with electronic health information systems, including DHIS2, eCHIS, HRIS, Vitas, and others by providing internship opportunities for current or recent graduates.
An internship is a full time work experience, closely aligned with the student’s major and arranged with an employer who believes it is desirable to aid in the training and education of the student. The capacity building team plans to provide the interns with a progressive educational experience, by assigning them to work in teams with varied dynamics and strong technical skills.
The scope of this internship program Produce next cadre of DHIS2, eCHIS, HRIS, Vitas, and other to help the sector build new and upcoming talent. The participants will receive practical experience in the multiple stages of by attaching in existing capacity development, data use and system strengthening teams. They will have self-paced online training on different subsystems, hands-on experience through working with and mentorship by respective teams.
The activities of the interns will be overseen by the capacity building and data use teams and will be closely monitored by the team that they are assigned to work with. They will be expected to attend daily standups where they will present their previous day’s work and get assigned work for the day. They will report to the team lead that they are assigned to work with.
- BSc. In Public health, Medical doctor, other related health sciences
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Interested and qualified applicants should follow the below instruction and apply through the online application form no later than July 8, 2021.
- Fill out the online application form using this form: Online Application Form. If you don’t fill the online application form, your application will not be considered.
- Submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
- You must include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. If this is not included, your application will not be considered.
- Any application received after the closing date will not be considered.
- Application deadline: July 8, 2021.