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Title Coordinator, Regional Collaborating Centre (AU)
Role Facilitate and coordinate public health technical assistance between Regional Collaborating Centers and National Public Health Institutes
Category Other
Location Africa
Company cameroonjobs, Vacancies [ - - ] ( Posted on 05/05/2018, 02:26:29 PM)
Experience 10 to 15 Years
Educational Qualification Doctorate - Phd
Skills Experience
Salary - -
Career Level Senior Management
Job Type Permanent
Job Status Full Time
The Coordinator, Regional Collaborating Centre shall:
a) Facilitate and coordinate public health technical assistance between Regional Collaborating Centers
and National Public Health Institutes (NPHI), by providing scientific and policy guidance on areas of public
health practice, strengthening surveillance and information systems, workforce development and other areas;
b) Lead efforts to build and strengthen the core capacity of NHPIs in African Union member states to
implement continuous quality improvement guidelines necessary for the prevention of public health
emergencies and threats;
c) Coordinate and facilitate the development of RCCs work plans for regional epidemiology and laboratory
surveillance capacity strengthening, operational and outcomes-based research, workforce development, and
other capacity building requirements;
d) Working with the Principal RCC Coordinating Officer and Division Heads, fosters an enabling
environment for research collaborations and information sharing among RCCs;
e) Facilitate RCCs linkages to the Africa CDC Emergency Operations Center activities to ensure
appropriate and rapid deployment of staff, materials and other outbreak response needs;
f) Facilitate and coordinate development of RCCs preparedness and response plans and assessment
activities, working in collaboration with the Head, Preparedness and Response Unit;
g) Facilitate strengthening of RCC disease surveillance monitoring and reporting by facilitating adaptation
of Africa CDC surveillance policies, guidelines, systems and tools, as appropriate for implementation in each
RCC operational context.
h) Facilitate the execution of Africa CDC technical reference policy, guidance, plans and tools into RCC
contexts to ensure consistent implementation of public health activities in line with the Africa CDC strategic plan.
i) Oversee, mentor and guide development of peer review research publications in epidemiology,
surveillance or related health science. Directly prepares manuscripts for peer review publication in scientific
j) Represent the agency on behalf of the Director in technical meetings, conferences or similar venues
where the agency seeks to be recognized to advance its mission and strategic goals.
k) Represents the agencies scientific interests as a member of a scientific review committee, study group,
public health task group, or comparable groups, delegated responsibility for reviewing and developing public
health scientific policies, procedures and guidelines.
l) Under the direction of the designated Africa CDC Incident Commander, coordinates the delivery of
technical services in support of Africa CDC Emergency Response activities as appropriate and assigned.
m) Performs other duties as assigned.

All applications must reach the African Union Commission not later than 21st May 2018 through the AU
Commission's website
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