Resident Advisor, Epidemiologist
South Africa (South Africa)
Serve as technical advisor for the development and implementation of an overall integrated field epidemiology training program to build evidence-based public health systems in coordination with MOH officials.
Work with technical staff at CDC and the Ministry of Health to develop and implement a training plan for field epidemiology for public health professional at the basic, intermediate and advanced levels as appropriate.
Travel to field (local sites within the country) to conduct training and assist with participants’ investigations and field work.
Travel within country to CDC Atlanta or other location, as appropriate, to attend CDC required trainings and meetings related to CDC IT systems or FETP specific.
Liaise with Ministry of Health to identify participants for the field epidemiology trainings.
Work with MOH to convene a Steering Committee to oversee program implementation and management.
Coordinate with CDC in Atlanta and in country to ensure logistical support for the didactic and field trainings of selected participants is in place.