WHO Job Vacancy: Local Consultants (MNTE) and Polio Endgame Strategies - Papua Province, Indonesian

We are urgently needed local consultants of Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination (MNTE) and Polio endgame strategies.

Please find below the TOR for your kind reference.

TOR for Local Consultants
Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination (MNTE) and Polio Endgame Strategies

Type of contract: Agreement for Performance of Work (APW)
Duration: 3 months
Location: Yahukimo, Puncak Jaya, Nduga, Pegunungan Bintang and Membramo Raya Districts, Papua Province

Under the overall guidance of the WHO Representative (WR) Indonesia and the direct supervision of the EPI team leader in WHO Indonesia to support the Ministry of Health, Papua Provincial Health Office (PHO) and 5 selected District Health Offices (DHO) in the following:

  • Validate number of target population (reported vs actual) and check the accessibility status per village in each puskesmas. 
  • Analyze TT coverage (women at reproductive age/WRAs and infants) for both supplementary immunization activities (SIA) and routine immunization per village. 
  • Analyze routine immunization data per village in each puskesmas. 
  • Identify pocket areas where TT coverage < 80% preferably in high populated and accessible areas. 
  • Conduct at least one Rapid convenient assessment for TT in WRA in each sub-district with 15-20 WRAs in 5 villages per puskesmas. 
  • Planning for sweeping T/SIA in the recommended districts using BOK funds for TT vaccination to reach > 80% coverage. 
  • Develop micro plans for each puskesmas and ensure that :
    • Hard-to-reach population pockets are reached through sweeping by village, check the accessibility of the villages
    • Vaccine and logistics  are calculated and ensured 
    • Vaccine movement  and cold chain plan are well executed 
    • Vaccinators are available under BOK fund
    • Supervision plan for sweeping is available
  • Ensure regular reporting of the routine and sweeping data by each puskesmas to the district health office using monitoring tools for reporting and recording.
B. Polio Endgame strategies
  • Assisting DOH in planning and monitoring National Immunization Day, 8-14 March 2016 
  • Assisting DOH in planning and monitoring the switch tOPV to bOPV, 4 April 2016
    • Ensure tOPV inventory is updated 
    • Ensure bOPV is available in all service points/health facilities before the switch
Education Qualifications

Secondary level education in health related subject from a recognized institution

University degree from a recognized institution

At least 3 years’ experience in public health (implementing public health programs, assessing and/or recommending policy changes, collecting and utilizing public health data for action) in Papua province

  • Experience in communicable disease program 
  • Critical analysis of public health data 
  • Management of public health activities/projects at district level 
  • Significant involvement in communication campaigns or communication strategies related to health (especially at the community or population-based level)
  • Advocacy with stake holders such as local government
  • Train the health care worker/NGO
If your are interested, please send email to tamsf@who.int.