Grameen Foundation: Community Mobilization Officer

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21 Dec, 2010

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana, Communication Jobs in Ghana, Healthcare Jobs in Ghana

The ICT Innovation Programme of the Grameen Technology Center is working with Ghana Health Service and Columbia University to increase the quality and quantity of healthcare services provided to women and children in Ghana through the identification and pilot testing of scalable mobile phone based applications. This project, Mobile Technology for Community Health (MoTeCH), will develop and pilot mobile phone based health applications in the UER and Cental Region.

One application focuses on pregnant women and provides them with information about their pregnancy and when they should seek antenatal care. A related application focuses on community health workers, providing them with information about their the people in the their community who are in need of antenatal care. A system is also being developed to use mobile phones to feed detailed community-level health information into the District Health Information Management System (DHIMS), saving nurse time and increasing the level of detail available at the district level

Job Description

Position Title: Community Mobilisation Officer, Mobile Technology for Community Health Initiative
Status: Potentially Full time or Part time, Project Employee (End date, 06/30/2011)
Location: Accra, Ghana with regular travel to Central and Upper East Region
Class: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime Pay)
Date: January 2011


The community mobilisation officer will be responsible for ensuring good relationship are established between the project and the communities in the pilot and replication site, develop strong working relationships and collaborations with NGOs, CSOs and FBOs as well as generate community based advocates for the project

How To Apply

Please visit our website: [email protected] for more details about job descriptions. All interested candidates can send their CV with reliable email and cell phone by email to: [email protected]. Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line. No Calls Please

Offer valid till: 30 Dec, 2010

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