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Injury Prevention Initiative for Africa Internship Announcement


Injury Prevention Initiative for Africa Internship Announcement; August 11 2023



Organization: Injury Prevention Initiative for Africa

Position: Internship Position

Employment: Internship

Salary: Unpaid (certificates will be provided)

Location: Addis Ababa

Deadline: August 20 2023




Job description

Injury Prevention Initiative for Africa

Injury Prevention Initiative for Africa is a non-governmental organization established and registered on April 21, 2021, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. IPIFA has been functioning in more than 10 African Countries since 1998 before its registration in Ethiopia. It focuses on injury surveillance and researches the best ways to prevent injuries at different levels. Moreover, IPIFA provides basic life support training both for medical and nonmedical professionals. One of its flagship projects is Basic Life Support training for school teachers and students. Our organization is seeking volunteers who can work together for 12 months with the possibility of an extension.

Job Summary:

1. Liaise with partner organizations- Follow up with already existing activities

2. Manage the social media accounts of the organization and create content in a regular fashion

3. Actively engage in already existing research activities and initiate new research activities related to injuries

4. Coordinate the upcoming Bethune Round Table 2024 international meeting which will be held in Ethiopia

5. Coordinate training that the organization undertakes

6. Organize meetings and write up reports of regular activities

Our unique internship program provides interns with the opportunity to grow in a variety of ways:

1. Networking opportunity with senior global health experts in the area of injuries and violence

2. Work with mentors and subsequently good career development prospect

3. Work in a conducive environment to do research activities

4. Ideal work experience and potential career path in the organization

5. Certification from our organization


Job requirements

Who can apply:

1. Medical doctors within 2 years of completion of medical school

2. Willing to dedicate 16 hours of work per week

3. Previous experience working as an intern in NGOs or organizing a conference

4. Who is interested in advocacy activities

5. Excellent computer skills- MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint presentation, organizing virtual meetings, and managing documents


How to Apply

Eligible individuals can send their resumes to: [email protected]

Deadline: August 10, 2023 (postponed to August 20 2023)






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