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icddr,b invites applications from suitable candidates for the position of Medical Officer (1 post) with the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health under the Maternal and Child Health Division. The appointment will be made on Short Term (CSA) basis until June 2021 which is renewable depending on performance and availability of funds.

Position description

A community-based, cluster-randomized design will be used to evaluate the effectiveness of an integrated `Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health Promotion Package` in Chandpur district, Bangladesh. In order to have effective advocacy, the project had an emphasis on studies and research to assess the effectiveness of the interventions. The package of interventions is expected to raise awareness, increase social mobility and interactions, and contribute to a more stable social safety net . Consequently, together they have a potential to increase social capital in a community and thereby reduce harmful health outcomes. The model union aims to reduce maternal and neonatal deaths by community initiatives. Participatory development of an action plan to improve health service delivery and healthy behaviour; formation of Safe Delivery Team (SDT) ; strengthen the referral system; improvement of union level health facilities; promotion of health education on birth planning and five danger signs; combined satellite clinics (under DGFP) for EPI sessions (under DGHS);and collaboration with local government bodies.

Medical Officer will report to the Project Coordinator. This position holder will plan, direct and conduct research activities with the objective of collecting relevant research data for creating knowledge within the guidelines of the research protocol, organizational values and guidelines.

Position : Medical Officer with Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Job Location: Chandpur

Published On:
25 Sep, 2020
Salary: 1,06,059/-

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Application Deadline: 30 Sep, 2020 Deadline Expired

Interested candidates who fulfill the requirements should submit online applications using icddr,b website: career.icddrb.org by September 30, 2020. Internal candidates must mention their Identification Number in the application and their performance appraisal of last 3 years will be evaluated.

Applicant must enclose his/her Photograph with CV

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