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Are you looking for Medical jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Antimicrobial Use/Consumption Coordinator job at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

March 8, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda (Baylor – Uganda) is a child health, not – for – profit NGO committed to delivering high quality, high impact and highly ethical paediatrics and family HIV&AIDS prevention, care and treatment services, health professional training and clinical research in Uganda. It is affiliated to Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) based at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas, USA. It emerged from a technical capacity building support and partnership between BIPAI, Mulago Hospital Paediatric Infectious Diseases clinic (PIDC) and Makerere University Department of Paediatrics and Child health in August 2003. PIDC existed since 1988 as a Mulago hospital clinic offering Paediatric HIV&AIDS services. In November 2004, PIDC was officially initiated into the BIPAI network at their annual networking meeting in Gaborone, Botswana. In 2005, BIPAI signed memoranda of understanding with Ministry of Health, Mulago Hospital and Makerere University Department of Paediatrics and child health to support the expansion of paediatric and adolescent HIV services in Uganda. It was then that Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor – Uganda) was formed and registered as a Non-Government Organization.

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Job Title

Antimicrobial Use/Consumption Coordinator job at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Job Description

Provide Technical assistance in the development/review and implementation of AMU/C surveillance strategies, protocols, SOPs /tools in the human health sector and ensure integration with AMR data and synergies across sectors (Human Health, Animal Health, and Environmental Health). He/She will also support surveillance sites to report and generate information products on AMU/C surveillance.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work through the national AMR steering committee/ Antimicrobial Stewardship, Optimal access and use (ASO) technical working committee to support the design/development, and implementation of AMU/C surveillance guidelines, protocols, SOPs and tools across surveillance sites.

  • Support reporting/data collection, analysis, interpretation, integration, dissemination, and use of AMU/C data to promote rational antimicrobial use and influence policy/practices.

  • Train, mentor and facilitate supportive supervision for surveillance sites to improve AMU/c surveillance, reporting (through the national data-based and Global Antimicrobial Resistance and Use Surveillance System (GLASS), data sharing and use.

  • Identify bottlenecks to AMU/C surveillance and support the development and implementation of strategies for effective implementation.

  • Build and maintain effective coordination and collaboration with AMR/U/C surveillance sites and other stakeholders (technical working groups and collaborators) for effective implementation.

  • Support facilities and MoH in conducting AMU/C surveillance including Point Prevalence Surveys

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy or its equivalent. Postgraduate training in public health is an added advantage.

  • At least three years of progressive experience with at least three years’ experience in developing and implementing AMU/C surveillance systems.

  • 3 Years Relevant Experience

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How to Apply

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