International Rescue Committee Training for Expanded Program on Immunization Consultancy in Kenya

Consultancy – Training for Expanded Program on Immunization
Sector: Health 
Location: Kenya 
Employee Type: Consultant  
Employee Category: Not Applicable
1. Introduction: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) provides health services in Hagadera and Kambioos, at Dadaab Refugee Camp since January 2009. 

It operates 1 camp hospital and 5 health posts in the community with a total population of 138628 (106,394 Hagadera 19,664 Kambioos and 12,570 host community). 
The Community Health Program addresses health issues with a broader understanding of what health is and how it can be cared for, believing health to be the key to human dignity, development and total well-being it emphasizes on prevention which is mainly through the Expanded Program of Immunizations. 
Immunization is one of the key component Global Health Security project funded by CDC in Dadaab refugee camps and nearby host community.

The IRC is planning to have a TOT of Expanded program of immunization training for CHP officers, nurses, clinicians, public health officers, CHW supervisors and EPI vaccinators.

2. Objective of the training.

  • General Overview of Immunizations.
  • Updated National routine scheduled immunizations.
  • Childhood immunisable diseases.
  • Cold chain system
3. Expected Outcome
  • Management, Coordination and Service Delivery
  • Immunization Strategies, Policies and Schedules
  • Immunization Coverage and Monitoring
  • Disease surveillance
  • Immunization Quality and Safety
  • Advocacy and Communication
  • Supervise and provide feedback.
4. Major Topics: Expanded program of immunization

5. Methodology: This course uses a variety of instructional methods, including reading, written exercises, discussions, role plays, demonstrations.

6. Material, Equipment and Logistic Support

  • Flip charts, markers, note books and pens.
  • Projector and Laptop.
  • Epi manuals
7. IRC role: IRC will arrange the training dates, place, venue, and provide stationeries, refreshments and all other necessary materials for the training. Any expense related to this training will be covered by the IRC.             

8. Number of Participants: A total of 25 participants will be attending the training. These are response training for CHP officers, nurses, clinicians, public Health officers, CHW supervisor, and Epi vaccinators

9. Training date: The training will be conducted from 20th July-24th July 2016.

Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.

International allowances are not available for this position. 
Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.
How to Apply

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