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County Coordinator Non-Communicable Diseases at Vihiga County Government

Vihiga County whose headquarters is in Mbale is Located in the Western Region of Kenya. It boarders Nandi to the East, Kisumu County to the South, Siaya County to the West and KAKAMEGA County to the North. It is one of the four Counties in the former Western Province. Vihiga County has five Constituencies; Luanda, Emuhaya, Hamisi, Sabatia and Vihiga. The County’s population stands at 612,000.



Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide technical guidance and support to NCDs prevention and control.
  • Offer support in building institutional capacity in prevention and management of NCDs.
  • Act as a link between the community and health facilities to ensure proper follow up of patients and defaulter tracing.
  • Ensure field supportive supervision of NCDs in all facilities is carried out, assess training needs and plan for capacity building of staff.
  • Ensure NCDs protocol and other IEC materials are available and followed in patient management.
  • Support coordination, partnership and multi-sectoral response to the prevention and management of NCDs
  • Submit periodic reports on NCDs activities and improve relevant indicators by ensuring data is utilized for decision-making.
  • Initiate development of proposals and budgets for NCDs activities and ensure efficient management of resources.
  • Any other relevant duties as assigned by Head of Division of Family Health.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Must have served in Job Group M for a minimum period of 3 years or it’s equivalent
  • Must be a holder of a first degree in health sciences (Clinical Medicine/ Medicine/ Nursing).
  • Must be registered with relevant regulatory bodies with active and valid practicing license.
  • Must have demonstrated leadership and good performance in the previous assignments
  • Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution is an added advantage
  • Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution is an added advantage

All applicants Must fulfill Chapter six of the constitution requirement

Salary Scale: The salary, allowances and other benefits attached to these positions will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission and other recognized CBAs as applicable.

Terms of Service: All the above posts shall be on a three (3) year contract term renewable based on satisfactory performance.

“Vihiga County is an Equal opportunity employer”

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