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  • Organization: WHO - World Health Organization
  • Location: Yangon
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Malaria, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
  • Closing Date: 2019-02-28

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National Technical Officer (TB) (State and Region) (SSA)

Yangon (Myanmar)


The National Technical Officer works under overall guidance of WHO Representative to Myanmar, and direct supervision of the Head of the TB Team, and in close collaboration with the National TB Programme (NTP).

The NTO will provide support to the WHO country offices as well as national programme for the project activities.

The incumbent coordinates activities in the designated areas but does not have direct supervisory or managerial responsibilities.



  • Provide assistance to State/Regional TB Officers in planning, implementation, training, supervision and monitoring and evaluation of all TB control activities at State/ Regional and townships level.

  • Assist State/Regional TB Officers and townships Medical Officers in performing analysis of TB surveillance data.

  • Support timely quarterly reporting on surveillance and programme activity data to the National TB Programme and ensure monthly activity reporting to WHO.  

  • Conduct regular field supervisory visits, data quality auditing and assist in monitoring and evaluation of activities.

  • Assist in training and programme implementation at State/ Regional and township levels. Assist in managing anti-TB drugs and supplies at State/ Regional and township levels

  • Ensure coordination of TB control activities at State/ Regional and township levels by all TB care providers and especially private practitioners, as well as with non-governmental and community organizations.

  • Assist Regional/State TB officers in clinical management of patients. Performed any other related duties as required. To submit quarterly assignment report to WHO TB team.





University degree in medicine or medical science


  • Training in component of End TB strategy
  • Postgraduate degree in public health, tropical medicine, epidemiology or related field

  • Training on TB data Management 



Minimum three years working experience on communicable diseases surveillance with Ministry of Health and Sports or National/International Organization. 



Use of language skills

Essential\: Appropriate knowledge of English and excellent knowledge Myanmar Language.


Specific skills required\:
  • Communicating in a credible and effective manner\: Expresses oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others; listens actively.

  • Producing Results\: Produces and delivers quality results. Is action oriented and committed to achieving outcomes.

  • Knowing and managing yourself\: Manages ambiguity and pressure in a self-reflective way. Uses criticism as a development opportunity, seeking guidance where necessary.




  • This Vacancy Notice may be used to fill other similar positions at same level in duty station at Union territories, States and Regions in Myanmar.

  • All applicants must apply online at WHO website \:  http\://

  • WHO does not accept hard copy applications and application through email.

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