Regional Hypertension Prevention and Control Program Coordinator Oromia, Ethiopia
Vital Strategies is a US-based international public health organization working in more than 70 countries to strengthen public health systems and address leading causes of morbidity and mortality. For more information about our work, visit: https://www.vitalstrategies.org/
Resolve to Save Lives is a global health initiative of Vital Strategies that since 2017 has worked closely with low- and middle-income country governments, the World Health Organization, academic and other civil society partners to strengthen national capacity to prevent, detect and respond to epidemic threats and build capacity for and implement a core package of interventions to reduce cardiovascular disease. For more information about our work visit: https://www.resolvetosavelives.org/ and https://linkscommunity.org/.
Since May 2019, Resolve to Save Lives has collaborated with the Federal Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization on a Hypertension Prevention and Control Project in five regions and two city administrations. The project includes hypertension prevention through screening, care, treatment, and health education at point of care, on service uptake and treatment adherence, as well as salt reduction campaigns at community and schools.
Overall Role :
The Regional Coordinator will be based at Oromia Regional Health Bureau and report to the Regional Health Bureau and Vital Strategies Ethiopia office to perform the duties listed below.
Qualifications, Skills and Competencies: