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County Tb Leprosy and Lung Diseases Program Coordinator 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

  • Planning and budgeting for TB, Leprosy and Kung diseases activities in collaboration with the sub-county TB, Leprosy Coordinators.
  • Initiating, plan and implement various training programmes for the county and sub-county level health care staff in collaboration with the NTLLD unit.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of TB, Leprosy and Lung disease activities carried out at the county and plan for targeted control interventions.
  • initiating and participating in operational research
  • Advocating for best practice in TB, Leprosy and Lund disease management among doctors and other health care workers in the county, NGO, Private Health services and the community.
  • Collate, analyze and validate, TB, Leprosy and Lung disease reports and share with the relevant stakeholders.
  • cooperating/ coordinating with other programmes at the county level
  • Coordinating CTLCS and SCTLC clinic and supervision schedule and forward to the head of the division.
  • Organize TB/HIV technical groups meeting and activities.
  • Resource mobilisation for TB, Leprosy and Lung disease activities within the sub-county
  • Convening and coordinating stakeholders activities.

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 bachelor’s degree in health sciences.
  • Specialization TB Leprosy and Lung Diseases is desirable.
  • Must be registered with the relevant regulatory body 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.

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