Duration: 1 month with possible extension
Required number: 15 (6 for Amhara Region, 6 for Oromia Region, 3 for Somali Region)
Report to: Food Sciences and Nutrition Research Directorate
The Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) strives to address nutrition and health-related problems through operational research and generating evidence to inform policy and effective implementation of health and nutrition programs in Ethiopia. To this end, the Food Sciences and Nutrition Research Directorate is planning to collate routine service delivery data to assess the performance of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) treatment in children. The survey will be implemented in Amhara, Oromia, and Somali.
Data collectors will have the following responsibilities;
1. Data collectors will collect relevant data from the SAM management logbooks (register books) from randomly selected health posts.
2. Each data collector team will also visit a randomly selected household from the health post records for a follow-up home visit.
3. Data collectors will liaise with Health Extension Workers.
4. Obtain informed consent from the selected respondents for the follow-up visit.
- Interview the child’s primary caregiver and accurately record their responses.
- Review each questionnaire on the tablet before leaving the respondent’s house and ensure all questions are answered correctly.
7. Measure, the height, weight, and Mid Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) of children during follow-up home visits.
8. Conduct key informant interviews with Health Extension Workers.
9. Send data to the EPHI server daily.
· BSc in nutrition, nursing, public health or midwifery, with at least two years of experience.
· Proficiency in Amharic, Oromiffa and Somali language is mandatory.
· Experience related to the Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) program is advantageous.
· Experience of mobile data collection with ODK Collect is advantageous.
How To Apply:
· Interested applicants can register online through ethiojobs.net and must send their application letter, CV, work experience, educational and other relevant documents within 5/five/ workingdays from the first appearance of the announcement.
· Applicants must define/describe the region they apply/compute for.
· Both the Civil service and EPHI Human Resource Directorate rules and regulations will be applied to guide the day to day services.
*As new priorities emerge, EPHI may periodically revise the TOR for this position.