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District Surveillance Officer Roster - Multiple Locations

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N.G.O./Social Services
Health & Medicine
Total Position:
Job Type:
Individual Contractor Agreement (UNOPS) ( First Shift (Day) )
Job Province:
Job Location:
All Cities
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
MBBS or Equivalent Degree recognized by PMDC
Career Level:
LICA-8 (equivalent to NO-A)
Minimum Experience:
1 Year((At least 1 Year post House Job experience in relevant Public Health). PEI/EPI & Disease Surveillance will be an added advantage.)
Apply By:
Oct 13, 2019
Posted On:
Sep 30, 2019
Job Description

Under the technical supervision of WHO Provincial and Federal Team Leader for polio eradication, Provincial Surveillance officer and the overall supervision of the WHO Representative, the Surveillance Officer will be the focal point for surveillance activities in the assigned district (s) and will be responsible to undertake the following duties.

1.   Support district health authorities (DHO/EDO, EPI manager, District Surveillance Coordinator) in ensuring that there is a functional AFP surveillance system in place as per the national guidelines.

2.    Support preparation of detailed district surveillance workplans to be implemented by district Health authorities and partner staff (Area Coordinator, PEOs, NSTOP, DHCSO etc.)

3.      Review surveillance sites (active and zero-reporting) regularly and prioritize in light of the health seeking behavior data. Ensure that the regular surveillance visits to reporting sites are undertaken by the surveillance staff as per the workplan and no AFP case is missed from being reported.

4.   Ensure timely management of all AFP cases (investigation, stool collection and transportation, case classification).

5.     Organize and conduct detailed epidemiological investigation of urgent (hot), confirmed and compatible polio cases; AFP cases with zero OPV dose, AFP case clustering, WPV positive environmental isolates.

6.     Facilitate that all data from AFP cases are properly collected, line-listed, analyzed and interpreted timely; and forwarded to provincial office. Ensure that appropriate actions are under taken in response to the findings.

7.    Monitor the surveillance indicators as well as quality of surveillance data in the district(s) of responsibility and the required actions are taken. 

8.    Organize orientation sessions for health care providers (formal and informal) and   community informers on AFP surveillance.

9.    Assist in ensuring inclusion of all high risk/ underserved/ migrant population in the  Surveillance network and all AFPs are reported from them.

10.   Ensure the environmental samples collection and transportation as per the defined SOPs

        11.  Assist with the strengthening of measles and MNT surveillance activities. 



  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  HEC Attested degrees are a pre-requisite for employment at WHO.
  • During the recruitment process candidates will be required to present HEC attested degrees.
  • Make sure to mention your exact degree title(s) in the application profile and P11 form.
  • Females are encouraged to apply.

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