Chemonics International Inc., an international development company, is implementing a multi-year activity for the worldwide Human Resources for Health In 2030 rHRH2030) Program, funded by USAID HRH2030 works to build capacity for strategic planning and management of Human Resources for Health in Malawi. HRH2030 in Malawi is seeking one short-term position based in Lilongwe. This position is open to all qualified candidates. Please apply by sending an electronic application including a CV. a cover letter and the names and contact details of three professional references to HRH2030MalawiRecruit@gmail.com not later than Monday 7th December 2020. Please write the position in the subject line. Candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for the position.
Program Coordinator: Under the guidance of the program manager. the program coordinator will be responsible for coordinating with the project team and key stakeholders in implementing government-to-government IG2G) activities in the supported districts He or she will work with the supported districts and key HRH stakeholders to.
Malawi has the highest cervical cancer incidence and mortality rate in the world. Eastern and Southern Africa, including Malawi, also has one of the highest HIV prevalence, which contributes significantly to the cancer incidence, as HIV positive women are significantly more likely to develop cervical cancer when infected with HPV.
MSF, in response to this need, is implementing a unique comprehensive oncology project in Malawi. The project aims to encompass all components of gynecologic oncology care (mostly cervical cancers) from primary to tertiary prevention through the collaborative work of a multidisciplinary medical team embedded at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) and community health centers in the Blantyre and Chiradzulu districts in Malawi.
The project is seeking a Histopathologist to work inside the pathology laboratory in QECH to assist the hospital in providing and improving the pathology-related services. Therefore, the diagnostic reading will not only be for gynecological cancers, but all histopathological samples.
The position is an ideal opportunity for a physician with a special interested in building up human resources capacity in resource-limited contexts, offering clinical mentorship and capacity-building of future providers of cancer care in Malawi and engaging in challenging experiences in project management and leadership. As the project is still new in its implementation phase, much flexibility, patience, and diligence will be required. The Histopathologist must be willing to step out of his/her comfort zone, take initiative, and be a proactive and cooperative member of the project team, as he/she may be asked to engage in not only clinical tasks, but also administrative, managerial, and teaching tasks.
Under the supervision of the Project Medical Referent, the Histopathologist Manager will be required to perform the following main activities:
Please submit your CV and cover letter to:
Please note that: Only selected candidates will be contacted