Project: Improving Healthcare in Tanzania
Donor: German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)
Prequalification/Tender · 10/2020-04/2022
Experts: 5 national long-term experts · 18 months · 3 experts in Tanga, 2 experts in Mbeya
Project Objectives: The objective of the Tanzanian German Programme to Support Health (TGPSH) is aligned with the national goal of the health sector and is as follows: ‘All households are reached by evidence-based and efficient basic health services that fulfil objective quality criteria and, wherever possible, meet public expectations.’ This ambitious goal is set to tackle major healthcare issues regarding reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child and adolescent health.
The goal of the TGPSH TC module is to improve the quality and quantity of health services are, including access through health insurance. The here tendered services encompass interventions under Output 2 and Output 3:
Output 2: Performance improvement of selected health facilities in neonatal care, including improvement of equipment availability. Supported hospitals will be enabled to establish functional new-born care units and assure adequate treatment to new-borns in critical condition.
Output 3: Improvement of services for reproductive health, including emergency obstetric and neonatal care and post-partum family planning services in the supported partner health facilities. The focus on improved access to family planning and emergency obstetric (and neonatal) care contributes to ensuring the right to reproductive health and sexual self-determination for especially vulnerable groups.
Job Description and Expert Profile:
Expert 1: National, long-term (based in Tanga), 18 expert months
Under guidance of the Team Leader and in close collaboration with the GIZ development advisor (based in Mbeya) as well as with the regional, district and facility counterparts in Tanga, plan and implement all project measures pertaining to Work Package 1 (Newborn Care) ·
- University qualification in medicine, licensed physician in Tanzania and completed specialization in paediatrics (board registration)
- C1 language skills in English and Kiswahili
- 7 years of professional clinical experience in paediatrics with 3 years in a neonatal care unit
- 3 years of experience in quality improvement processes and in conducting clinical training and mentoring in new-born care
- Proven IT literacy (MS Office, Windows, ability to use digital health information system)
Contact and CV Submission:
To obtain more information or to submit your CV, please contact:
Mareike Gensch, Consultant and Project Manager
Please note that only qualified applicants will receive a response.