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Acute lack of adequately trained health care workers continues to be a persistent issue with the Malawian Health Sector. Human Resources for Health (HRH) issues are further compounded by the high burden disease within Malawi, most notably HIV/AIDS. Malawi was the first country to adopt the ambitious UNAIDS 90-90-90 test and treat targets in an effort to fight HIV/AIDS. However, the achievement of this goal has HRH implications, as it requires more health workers to ensure HIV testing, linkage to treatment, and other related services. In order for Malawi to achieve the goals and targets, its HRH capacity must improve, ensuring a workforce that is adequate and wellmotivated to work.

Christian Health Association of Malawi with support from PEPFAR through CDC plans to recruit health workers who will be posted in selected PEPFAR priority sites in Zomba, Mangochi, Machinga, Chikwawa and Blantyre both in Government and CHAM facilities. CHAM will be recruiting Nurse Midwife Technicians, Clinical Technicians, Medical Assistants Laboratory Assistants and Pharmacy Assistants. Successful candidates will be on a one year’s contract. CHAM therefore invites applications for the following positions: –

Clinical Technicians (Grade K)

Qualifications: Diploma in Clinical Medicine

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To assist the surgeons with both minor and major operations.
  • To undertake minor operations on their own.
  • To run ward rounds.
  • To run medical clinics.
  • Comfortably run the Emergency Medical Services and Casualties.
  • To triage specialized medical cases and refer them for further management.
  • Referring patients for laboratory tests
  • Prescribing treatment for patients
  • Ordering and monitoring the proper use of drugs
  • Supervising the recording patients data in relevant registers
  • Supervising the aggregating, analyzing and interpretation of data
  • Disseminating information to all relevant stakeholders including submission of weekly reports to the designed officer


Salaries and benefits are within the Government Salary Scale.

Method of Application

Interested applicants should submit an application form indicating which District they are applying for and include copies of certificates and registration certificate from the relevant Boards. The application form can be download from the CHAM website 

Applications should be sent to the following address: –

The Executive Director
Christian Health Association of Malawi
P. O. Box 30378


Date line for receiving application letters is: 28th June 2019.

Note that all applicants will be responsible for their own accommodation once posted to the district.

Skills Required

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