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INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR FRESH GRADUATES AT TANZANIA HEALTH PROMOTION SUPPORT (THPS) OCTOBER 2017

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR FRESH GRADUATES – ADHERENCE PSYCHOSOCIAL AND COMMUNITY (APSC) AREA.

THPS is an indigenous NGO established under nongovernmental organisation act No 24 of 2002 as part of partnership framework implementation plan between the USG and the Government of Tanzania which calls for an uninterrupted transition of PEPFAR funded HIV
and AIDS programs into local entities. THPS works in partnership with the Ministries of Health Community Development Gender Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC) and Regional Administration and Local Governments (PORALG) with a goal of ensuring accessible high
quality health care services to Tanzania’s through establishment and strengthening of comprehensive family focused HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Treatment services in Pwani, Kigoma regions and Zanzibar. This is a continuation of the PEPFAR funded broader US Government HIV/AIDS initiatives through Centre for Disease Control Tanzania (CDC) in Tanzania.

THPS through Adherence Psychosocial and Community (APSC) partnership program contributes to the MoHCDGEC goals of promoting a continuum of care, increasing utilization of services and ensure retention in care and treatment to PLHIV by using district approach. This internship program is designed to provide fresh graduates from college and university with an opportunity to learn and exercise the practical experiences of what they have learned while studying. This attachment will be for a 3 to 6 months period.

Terms and Conditions

All applicants must be
1. Tanzanian citizens
2. Recent under graduates
3. Pursued a degree in Social Sciences, Nursing, HIV/AIDS Counseling Psychology or equivalent from a reputable college or university.
4. Interested applicants should send an email to [email protected] by 19th October 2017 with a subject line Adherence Psychosocial and Community (APSC Pwani/Kigoma Region).
5. Attach their application cover letter one page maximum indicating their learning objectives or which competency s/he expects to gain and a four pages CV maximum.
6. Successful candidate will receive a monthly stipend in accordance with the THPS’s internship guidelines.
7. The intern will be under the leadership of a supervisor who will be mentoring the individual
8. The intern will be required to produce a monthly report detailing accomplishments, proposed plan for follow up, and provide lesson learned at the end of the attachment.
9. No expectancy of the employment with THPS at the end of the attachment.

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