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Field Epidemiology

Ministry of Health (MoH)

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted June 28, 2022.

Ministry of Health (MoH) Jobs in Uganda Field Epidemiology Carreer opportunities in Uganda vacancies in Ministry of Health (MoH) at Uganda

# Job Description

The Ministry of Health MoH in partnership with Makerere University School of
Public Health MakSPH and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
U.S CDC is implementing the Uganda Public Health Fellowship Program UPHFP,
an initiative to develop the next generation of public health leadership for
Uganda. The goal of this program is to develop a competent workforce by
learning-through-service and responding to real public health problems of
The UPHFP, which is housed in the Uganda National Institute of Public Health
UNIPH, is offered in six tracks, namely: Field Epidemiology ; Laboratory
Leadership; Health Informatics ; Health Economics Prevention Effectiveness ,
Implementation Science, and Monitoring and Evaluation . Currently, only the
Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Leadership Tracks are operational.
The Field Epidemiology Track is a 2-year training-through-service program in
applied epidemiology and public health leadership. Fellows develop
competencies by providing valuable public health services to the Ministry of
Health and District Health Teams; 80% of the fellow’s time will be spent on
field projects with supervision and mentorship provided by MoH, U.S. CDC. and
UNIPH, with 20% spent in interactive didactic training.
Competency domains include field epidemiology Public health surveillance,
outbreaks investigations, and applied epidemiological studies, scientific and
non-scientific communication, public health programming including cost
analysis studies and designing Quality Improvement projects, management and
leadership. Fellows will prove competency by completing a portfolio of
projects in each of these domains. Fellows will serve in priority technical
units of the MoH or relevant affiliated institutions to complete this
portfolio under the supervision and mentorship of national and international
subject-area experts.
Number of Fellowships on offer: The program will offer ten 10 Fellowships in
the Field Epidemiology Track.
Required Academic Qualifications : Successful applicants should have a
master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Health, Health
Research, Epidemiology, Veterinary Public Health, Nutrition, Environmental
Health, Wildlife or any other health-related disciplines.
Required Work Experience : Applicants should have
3-7 years of work experience in any health-related field including human,
environmental, veterinary, wildlife, etc.

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**Closing Date** : 1st August. 2022

Ministry of Health (MoH) Jobs in Uganda Field Epidemiology Carreer opportunities in Uganda vacancies in Ministry of Health (MoH) at Uganda

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