Medical Care Development International Division
8401 Colesville Road, Suite 425, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Malaria Surveillance Officer
The international division of Medical Care Development, MCDI, was founded in 1977 with the belief that MCD’s successful approach to health systems development in the rural United States could be adapted to meet the needs of developing nations. A global non-profit organization, MCDI uses practical, evidence-based and high-impact approaches to strengthen health systems in developing countries. For almost 40 years, MCDI has implemented public health programs in over 40 countries aimed at targeting the world’s most vulnerable populations. MCDI collaborates with donors, national governments, the private sector, health agencies, communities and local stakeholders to improve health and save lives in the following areas: malaria control; maternal, neonatal and child health; water, sanitation and hygiene; tuberculosis; HIV/AIDS; and other communicable diseases.
Our Silver Spring, MD office has a team of highly skilled, intelligent, and driven experts in public health that are committed to improving the health of vulnerable populations through integrated, sustainable and locally driven interventions.
Overview of the Position
MCDI is seeks to recruit two malaria surveillance officers for the ProAct study under the USAID funded project Impact Malaria. The two positions shall be based out in Chadiza, in the Eastern part of Zambia. The malaria surveillance officers will form part of the ProAct study team that includes Impact Malaria consortium organizations led by PSI with technical leadership from UCSF and management leadership and coordination by MCDI. The Impact Malaria team is supported by PMI/USAID and CDC technical experts. This position will also work in close collaboration with Ministry of health at provincial, district, facility and community level to implement active case detection (ACD) study activity in Chadiza.
Essential Job Functions:
This position is contractual for one to three years depending on the needs expressed by USAID and reports to the MCDI/Impact Malaria Senior Diagnostics Advisor/Project Coordinator for Zambia.
APPLICATION SHOULD INCLUDE: