Senior Tuberculosis (TB) Advisor (Eswatini)
The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) serves countries to improve their population health and well-being and to safeguard against health-related threats by advancing the use of evidence and human-centered enterprise architecture on the path towards achieving equity and social justice. To achieve this mission, we catalyze the uptake, spread, and implementation of innovations; triangulate data from different sources, and tailor visualization of the information for each audience; design and implement integrated service delivery models; support communities of practice to inform policy and practice through efficient data use and horizontal and vertical collaboration; disseminate best practices and evidence globally through open source learning networks; build global, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and interprofessional networks; undertake research that is informed by local needs; and invest in local leadership to own, provide oversight, and sustain implemented interventions.
The CGHPI has recently received an award from the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The program will support the Kingdom of Eswatini to provide comprehensive, quality assured care, treatment and prevention HIV/TB services in Manzini and Lubombo regions. As a result, CGHPI is recruiting for the following position, and seeks exceptional individuals to join the team and further enrich our unique offerings.
Job Location: Mbabane, Eswatini
The Senior Tuberculosis (TB) Advisor will provide technical expertise on TB/HIV integration and TB service delivery consistent with the Government of Eswatini and PEPFAR strategies and guidelines. The position will provide support to ensure quality implementation of all TB related activities within the Program. In addition, the Advisor will be a key resource for training providers, development of key documents and materials to improve TB/HIV and TB standard of care as per global best practices and Government of KoE policies and guidelines.
- Through training and site level mentorship, ensure all facilities implement TB national guidelines for diagnosis and treatment
- Mentor and coach facility staff to strengthen diagnostics for all age groups in line with national guidelines
- Lead collaboration with the National TB Control Program (NTCP) to further enhance HIV/TB integration
- Collaborate with stakeholders at national and regional levels to identify and improve capacity gaps in use of TB screening tools
- Collaborate with regional health management teams to support private facilities and strengthen their TB prevention and treatment services, including access to diagnostics through existing networks and improved data integration systems to monitor progress.
- Routinely review TB/HIV cohort cascade data at all levels for improved patient case management.
Required Qualifications and Competencies
- Master’s degree in public health, health sciences or other relevant discipline
- Expertise and experience in infectious diseases such as Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, and/or malaria
- Demonstrated experience in capacity building and mentoring of TB service delivery providers
- Knowledge and familiarity with key international TB Initiatives
- Experience designing and delivering health programs in TB and/or HIV
Interested applicants should send a current CV, cover letter, and references to CGPHI at firstname.lastname@example.org