International Rescue Committee Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response Training Consultancy in Kenya

Consultancy – Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response Training
Sector: Health 
Location: Kenya 
Employee Type: Regular 
Employee Category: Not Applicable 
Description: Term of Reference Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response Training

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 IRC provides preventive and curative services care to Hagadera and Kambioos camp.

The IRC is planning to have a TOT Integrated Disease surveillance and response training for CHP officers, CHW supervisors, nurses, public and clinicians.

2. Objective of the training

  • Conduct effective surveillance activities
  • Integrate multiple surveillance systems to use resources more efficiently
  • Improve the use of information for detecting, investigating and responding to public
  • Health threats
  • Improve the flow of surveillance information throughout the health system
3. Expected Outcome
  • Identify cases and events of public Health importance
  • Report suspected cases or conditions or events of public Health importance
  • Analyze and interpret data on priority diseases and events
  • Investigate and confirm suspected cases, outbreaks or events
  • Be prepared for outbreaks or events of public health concern
  • Respond to outbreaks or events of public health concern
  • Supervise and provide feedback.
  • Monitor and evaluate IDS
4. Major Topics

Diseases surveillance

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.
  • IDSR 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, CHW supervisor, public Health, nurses and clinicians.

9. Training date

The training will be conducted from 13th to 17th 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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