31 Employment Opportunities at Management and Development for Health (MDH)

Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a Non-Profit Organization in Tanzania contributing to address public health priorities. MDH works with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Academic and Non-academic institutions within the country and worldwide, to address the problems of tuberculosis, malaria, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, maternal and child health and to undertake initiatives to advance public health research, education, and services for improving the lives of people.
The program seeks to strengthen the Care and Treatment Centers by employing Clinicians and Pharmacists as follows:

Job Title: Medical Officer (2)/Assistant Medical Officer (18)/Clinical Officer (4)

Reports To: Site Manager
Job Purpose
Perform the task as Clinician for the HIV/AIDS Clinic under the supervision of the Site Manager
Qualification and work experience:
The Clinician should be a holder of Diploma, Advance Diploma and/or Bachelor in Clinical Medicine from a recognized institution; he/she should have an experience of at least 3 years in the field of expertise.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Providing clinical care to HIV patients in the Clinic including:
 Management of Opportunistic Infections
 Staging of HIV patients for Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) eligibility
 Initiating patients on ART
 Managing complications of ART
 Initiation and monitoring of Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
2. Providing consultation to HIV-positive patients on the wards as requested
3. Maintaining accurate medical records and other data collection as required for Monitoring and evaluation within the Clinic
4. Participating in Clinic Team Meetings and assisting the site manager with strategic planning for the Clinic
5. Doing any other duty as assigned by the site manager.

Job Title: Pharmacist/Pharmaceutical technician (6)

Reports To: Site Manager
Job Purpose
Perform the task as Pharmaceutical technician at HIV/AIDS care and treatment clinic under the supervision of District Supply Chain Officer
Qualification and work experience:
The Pharmaceutical technician should be a holder of Diploma/Advance Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized institution; he/she should have an experience of at least 3 years in the field of expertise.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Make sure that the storage and dispensing area is clean, safe and conforms to laws governing pharmacy and pharmaceuticals
2. Project consumption estimates for each drug item on Monthly basis
3. Make order of drugs from main store of your respective district store according to anticipated Monthly requirements by filling authorized tools i.e. ordering and requisition voucher
4. Receives deliveries and counterchecks and sign off all drug deliveries
5. Keep records of all receipts and issues. Maintain bin card for each item and keep a running balance
6. Store, distribute and control the stock and ensures uninterrupted supply of drugs at all times by ensuring Max-Min stock level of 2/1 Month at all times
7. Redistribute the nearly expiring drugs to sites that can consume them before the expiring dates
8. Controls and separate immediately the damaged and expired drugs from the shelves/cupboard and keeps all set aside for destruction
9. Monitor prescriptions from dully authorized prescribers for appropriateness and discrepancies
10. Dispense/refill all prescriptions
11. Provide medication adherence counseling to patients
12. Maintain records of all drugs issued to patients to dispensing register, paper based and or software
13. Prepare and submit Monthly drugs consumption report which includes stock level and number of patients on ARVs per regimen to district Supply Chain officer before 5th of the next Month
14. Provide drugs information’s to patients including other member of the clinical staff
15. Maintains confidentiality and keeps patient information and records secure
16. Do any other duties as may be assigned by the site manager

Interested candidates should submit their application letters, CVs, Certified photocopies of certificates and names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of two references.
Applications should be submitted by 22nd February, 2016 to the HR Manager, MDH through e-mail mdh@mdh-tz.org or through P.O. Box 79810 Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
Please note; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non for profit Tanzanian organization that focuses primarily on making contribution to the nation in addressing public health priorities through evidence based interventions, education and research.
MDH in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) are pleased to announce a call for applications for Lab Technologist (1 position) in an ongoing collaborative study. This research study aims at investigating the effect of providing vitamin D to HIV-infected adults starting antiretroviral therapy at health clinics in Dar es Salaam. Position will require a 1-year contract.


Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reports to: Lab Director
Job Summary: The Lab Technician will work closely with other laboratory staff to process and test participant samples for vitamin D and other markers of HIV disease progression and treatment.
Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities will include processing, testing, storing, and shipping of samples from patients enrolled in the trial. Processing and testing of patient tissues samples involves separation of blood and other tissues into serum, plasma, cellular, and other components in a Biohazard Level 2 lab. Samples will be assessed using as ELISAs and cell culture.
Qualifications: Hold a diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences (DMLS) or Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences (BMLS) from a recognized institution followed by at least 2 years post-qualification experience. Registration with Health Lab Technologists Council is required. An ability to communicate fluently in both English and Kiswahili and to work both individually and as part of a team with minimal supervision is essential. The position will start as soon as possible with a minimum 1-year contract.
TO APPLY: Interested candidates for the above position should submit an application letter indicating the position applied for, a copy of their CV, and names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three references.
Applications should be submitted by Tuesday 23rd February 2016 at 1700 hrs to the Human Resource Manager through email at mdh@mdh-tz.org or through P.O. Box 79810 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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