Monday, August 21, 2023

Palladium is seeking for a Health Informatics specialist

Project Overview and Role:

Data.FI is a five-year global project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to support the HIV and COVID-19 response. Data.FI partners with programs to accelerate and sustain access to high-quality data to expedite HIV and COVID-19 epidemic control and maintenance. By improving global, regional, national, and community/local in-depth analyses of HIV and COVID-19 epidemiologic and programmatic data, Data.FI expedites program achievements to improve client services and attain and sustain control of the epidemics. Data.FI supports host country governments to enhance existing health information systems (HIS), informing management responses to gaps in programming and sustaining impact by supporting local partner transition.

Purpose of Position

Palladium is seeking to recruit a Health Informatics specialist to support the Federal Ministry of Health towards its goal of provision of quality stewardship and services. The Health Informatics Specialist will provide technical support in the planning, developing, and implementation of National digital health tools that enhance availability and access to health data, while improving the efficiency of the Strategic Information unit of the National AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections Control and Hepatitis Programme (NASCP). This will be achieved by working under the stewardship of the Head- Strategic Information unit at the various iterations of duties from ideation and planning for health informatics projects, supporting design, quality assurance, documentation, and deployment of existing applications towards the establishment of a robust ecosystem that enhances the health data value chain and supports data analytics and decision making. The Health Informatics specialist will also play a key role in stakeholder management and capacity strengthening to enhance sustainability of the programme’s health information systems.

The Health Informatics Specialist will report to the NASCP Head of Strategic Information with direct liaison to the Informatics Advisor.

Location: FMOH headquarters, Abuja

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