Aga Khan University
The Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not for profit, International University first established in 1983, with 11 teaching sites in eight countries. The Medical College in East Africa is part of a visionary plan to create a comprehensive university in East Africa with a health sciences regional hub in Nairobi and campuses in Dar es Salaam and Kampala.
The PRECISE (Pregnancy Care Integrating Translational Science. Everywhere) study is a multisite (Kenya. Mozambique and The Gambia) observational study established by the PRECISE Network, a new and broadly-based group of research scientists and health advocates mainly based in the UK and Africa. In Kenya, the study will be led by the Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health (CoEWCH) (EA) of the AKU in collaboration with the Kilifi County Department of Health services and the International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH). Kenya. These positions will be based primarily at field sites in Kilifi County (Mariakani and Rabai health facilities and Kaloleni and Rabai sub-counties) with affiliation to the AKU, Mombasa Research Office.
COMMUNITY LIAISON OFFICER, REF 06/008
The community liaison officer will be tasked with the role of community engagement for the PRECISE study in the study sites/ health facilities and their catchment areas. This will include engagement with health care workers at the study health facilities and their catchment areas and engagement with the Kilifi county department of health services and other members of the county administration at the study sites.
Please send your curriculum vitae; copies of academic qualifications; and copies of professional certificates to the Manager, Recruitment, Aga Khan University Hospital not later than 1st July, 2018