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Laboratory Leadership

Ministry of Health (MoH)

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

Ministry of Health (MoH) Carreer opportunities in Uganda Laboratory Leadership Jobs opportunities in Uganda at Ministry of Health (MoH)

# 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.
Laboratory Leadership Fellowship is a 2-year training-through-service program
in laboratory leadership. Fellows develop competencies by providing valuable
laboratory leadership service to the MoH and District Health Teams; 75% of the
fellows’ time will be spent on field projects with supervision and mentorship
provided by MoH, U.S. CDC and UNIPH, with 25% spent in interactive didactic
Competency domains include laboratory systems and infrastructure, leadership,
laboratory-based disease surveillance and outbreaks investigations, laboratory
quality management systems, policy and program management, and communication.
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 five 05 Fellowship
positions in Laboratory leadership.
Required Academic Qualifications: Eligible applicants should have a master’s
degree in any of the following disciplines: Microbiology, Parasitology,
Histopathology, Clinical chemistry, Hematology, Immunology or any other health
or biomedical laboratory related disciplines.
Required Work Experience: Applicants should have at least three 03 years of
work experience in public health laboratory service i.e. either human or
animal. Applicants working in hard-to-reach areas and those working within
the Public Service will have an added advantage. Successful applicants working
within the Public Service will be required to provide a letter releasing them
for 2 years to pursue the Fellowship prior to enrolment; and a valid extract
and certificate from Allied Health Professional Council.

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Ministry of Health (MoH) Carreer opportunities in Uganda Laboratory Leadership Jobs opportunities in Uganda at Ministry of Health (MoH)

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