Nutrition Counselor’s Training Officer Expired
Nutrition Counselor’s Training Officer
|Title:||Nutrition Counselor’s Training Officer|
|Duration:||1 year (Extendable)|
|Exp.:||2018-05-21-(3 Months Ago)|
|Salary:||NTA salary scale|
|Organization:||FHI360/IHSAN |About FHI360/IHSAN|
|City:||Farah, Kunar, Wardak, Nimroz, Nuristan, Samangan, Uruzgan, Zabul|
|Education:||Medical Doctor Advance degree in nutrition is preferred|
|Work Experience:||At least two of work experience in nutrition Years|
Job Requirements/Experience and Qualifications
Duties & Responsibilities
The Government of Afghanistan has undertaken several measures to bring strong focus on child nutrition including strengthening community based nutrition interventions to address child under-nutrition. Among other measures Public Nutrition Department (PND) of MoPH through support from development partners focused on improving the facility based and community based nutrition specified and Nutrition sensitive interventions via several approaches but recently the MoPH-PND noticed poor nutrition support advocacy and coordination in the country.
In order to improve the nutrition services top to down from Policy makers to the community level it is critical to improve the awareness and enabling environment for involving multi-sectoral organizations such as MAIL MRRD Education on provision of political financial and technical support on nutrition interventions also to provide on time nutrition counselling follow up screening and referring. Therefore the MoPH-PND is looking for an individual consultant to communicate coordination improve and enable the environment for nutrition interventions. This piece of work will enable the Ministry of Public Health to deliver targeted nutrition interventions.
Nutrition counselors are a new cadre approved by Ministry of Public Health to serve the population through BPHS health facilities. They will be based in the BPHS health facilities to institutionalize nutrition interventions based on BPHS guideline. The Nutrition Counselors’ training Officer/Facilitator will be recruited to work at provincial level and they are overall responsible for the management of the nutrition counselors’ training activities at relevant provinces. He/she will be member of the technical team managing the cascading process of the Nutrition Counselors’ training at the provincial level.
Core responsibilities of Nutrition Counselors’ training Officer/Facilitator:
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