- Organization: WHO – World Health Organization
- Location: Copenhagen
- Grade: Mid level – P-4, International Professional – Internationally recruited position
- Occupational Groups:
- Public Health and Health Service
- Supply Chain
- Malaria, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
- Closing Date: 2023-05-18
The Division of Country Health Programmes (CHP) Helps country efforts to deplete the burden of non-communicable and communicable diseases and address the social, economic and environmental determinants of health, and develops policies and actions for health through stewardship of the WHO European Healthy Cities Network. It focuses on health improvements measures; prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases, incorporating cancers, cardiovascular diseases, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes, and risks relevant to tobacco use, physical inactivity, unhealthy diet, and the harmful use of alcohol; communicable diseases such as tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and hepatitis, and vector-borne and rejected tropical diseases; elimination and control of vaccine-preventable diseases and advocacy for increased use of vaccines; including and managing antimicrobial resistance; addressing existing and emerging environmental health risks, and setting violence and injury prevention.
To promote the planning, implementation, checking and evaluation of technical assistance activities, aiding vaccine management, injection safety and health care waste management (HCWM) in Member States. The focus of responsibility will be to further efforts to attain stated aims and objectives through developing forecasting, procurement and logistics of vaccines and other immunization supplies (for all routine and newly introduced vaccines, including seasonal and pandemic influenza), cold chain, vaccine management, safe injection and waste management systems for immunization by aiding Member State efforts to strengthen the aforementioned areas within national immunization programmes.
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- University degree (Master`s level) in medicine, public health, epidemiology, environmental science, health policy or administration of business administration.
- At least seven years’ public health experience in programme management, planning and policy improvement. Demonstrated experience at national and international level in injection safety for immunization services, health care waste management, vaccine and other immunization supplies management incorporating cold chain, stock management or vaccine procurement
- Expert knowledge of English.
- Moderate knowledge of French, Russian, German is desirable.