National Professional Officer at WHO, Kampala, Uganda


Deadline: 26 June 2018

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of National Professional Officer in Kampala, Uganda. The duration of this post is 2 years.

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The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The National Professional Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Provide WHO support to MoH for effective engagement with other sectors, development partners and agencies in policy dialogue, strategic planning and health systems reform.
  • Support capacity building in MoH and other relevant ministries in a. policy dialogue, design, implementation and M&E in the context of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).
  • Health economics analyses, national and sub-national health accounts; economic viability analysis of health financing schemes, efficiency and equity measurements, etc.
  • Support MOH in the area of generation and utilization of evidence and implementation of the Algiers Declaration on Research for Health in the African.
  • Development of the health component of National Development Plans and Health Sector Strategic and Investment Plansa.
  • Costing of National Health Strategic Plan and program using relevant tools such as One Health Tool

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have-

  • An MBChB, Dentistry, Pharmacy or related science degree from a recognised University.
  • A Master’s Degree or PhD in Health Economics or related relevant Field.
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience in Health Economics at national level, health financing, costing, cost analysis, conducting efficiency studies, equity analysis, monitoring and evaluation of health programmes.
  • Expert knowledge of English.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.

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