MNCH Improvement Specialist Job in Kenya - Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation

Sep 6, 2016

University of Maryland
School of Medicine
MNCH Improvement Specialist – Kisii, Migori & Nairobi
The MNCH Improvement Specialist will oversee the day-to-day planning and implementation of PMTCT activities within supported facilities in collaboration with the County.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provide day-to-day mentorship to ANC nurses and supervision of the facility PMTCT as per national guidelines.
  • Oversee the provision of Early Infant diagnosis, care and follow-up HIV-exposed infants
  • Participate in training of health care workers using the national PMTCT curriculum.
  • Strengthen linkages between PMTCT and HEI services and Comprehensive Care Clinics and the follow-up and retention of HIV-infected pregnant women and HIV-exposed infants (HEI) through training and mentorship of Case Managers to support this service
  • Support the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation for PMTCT and HEI services
  • Liaise with the sub-county nursing officer to supervise PMTCT/HEI services in supported facilities
  • Participate in Sub-County PMTCT meetings.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in medicine, nursing or any other relevant field.
  • An equivalent of five years of experience in public health, preferably in MNCH, is required.
  • Experience in implementing Maternal and Child related interventions within health programs of large NGOs.
  • Trainers of Trainers qualifications in MNCH.
How to Apply
If you meet the above qualifications, you are requested to send your application and CV to by September 16, 2016. 

Candidates are required to quote the TITLE & LOCATION of the position being applied on the subject line of the email. 

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.


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