World Health Organization recruitment of Surveillance Medical Officers

By | October 10, 2013

who recruitmentThe World Health Organization (WHO) India through its National Polio Surveillance Project provides an excellent opportunity for professional arowth to dynamic and energetic medical professionals having an aptitude for public health. The Project provides a unique platform to be a part of a highly qualified team of experts engaged in the field of eradication/ control of vaccine preventable diseases.

The National Polio Surveillance Project supports the Union and state Governments with technical assistance for surveillance and immunization activities directed towards polio eradication, measles elimination and intensification of routine immunization as a part of the broader agenda of Universal Health Coverage.

WHO India is recruiting dedicated and result oriented medical professionals as Surveillance Medical Officers (SMOs). Selected candidates will be posted in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and other parts of India (Transferable).

(Previous applicants need not apply)

Broad scope of responsibilities:
SMOs shall be responsible for applying the principles of epidemiology and public health and will be involved with capacity building, monitoring & evaluation and data management related to surveillance and immunization activities targeted towards vaccine preventable disease eradication/ control.

Essential: MBBS (MCI I State Medical Council registration essential)
Desirable: Post graduation in community medicine/ preventive & social medicine/ public health/ paediatrics / other allied fields.

Essential: At least two years of public health experience after graduation (post graduation will count as experience) Additional information:

Monthly remuneration is INR 1,10,000, taxable as per Indian laws and the appointment will be through Special Services Agreement (SSA) extendable subject to satisfactory performance and continuing need for the function.

For detailed Terms of References and to apply, please log on to our website and visit the careers page.

WHO IS COMMITTED TO WORKFORCE DIVERSITY. WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco

Last date for receipt of applications: 30 October 2013

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