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Volunteer role: Health Education Advisor


Type of role:Healthcare
Location:Capital city, Myanmar, Myanmar
Application Closing Date:6 Oct 2017
Start date:TBC

VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview

Myanmar Ministry of Health is introducing a new division for Health education in order to promote health education on Communicable and Non Communicable diseases across the country. The Health Education Advisor will work directly with the head of Health education department to develop health education packages and processes aimed at developing the technical capacity of health staff.

Skills, qualifications and experience

• A postgraduate qualification in public health
• At least 5 years experience in public health sector( focus on health education interventions).
• Technical drafting and report/proposal writing skills
• Experience working with government institutions and donor organizations.
• Able to work collaboratively and effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team
• Proactive mindset.
• Ability to identify and acquire skills and knowledge specific to assigned task.

A DrPH is desirable

Allowance and accommodation

All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home.

VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

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