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The Task Force for Global Health is an Emory University affiliate located in Decatur, GA. Its seventeen programs focus on building durable public health systems that serve all people. Focus areas include neglected tropical diseases, vaccines, and health systems strengthening. The Task Force received the 2016 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize–the world's largest award of its kind–in recognition of its extraordinary contributions to alleviating human suffering.
The International Trachoma Initiative (ITI) is a partner in the global program to eliminate trachoma as a public health problem. ITI supports the Global Programme through the donation of the antibiotic Zithromax® provided by Pfizer; data management; and advocacy through partnerships. An opportunity at ITI is an opportunity to work at the intersection of global health programs, policy, and advocacy.
The Sr. Program Associate designs, implements, coordinates operational facets of the ITI program and its related activities, while managing work plans that are designed to accomplish program goals and objectives, and implements changes for improvement and efficiency.
Provide technical support to Ministries of Health and national programs so that they can:
Manage the country drug requests through every step of the process, including but not limited to:
Communications and Knowledge Management
Donor and Partner Management
Additionally, the Sr. Program Associate participates fully as a member of the Task Force for Global Health by contributing to, assisting and participating in projects, activities, and initiatives as requested, and performs related responsibilities as required.
Domestic and international travel required (15-25%)
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.
The Task Force hires staff through the Emory University Human Resources office. Want to learn more about The Task Force for Global Health, visit our TFGH Video Gallery
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