Doctors with Africa CUAMM is the first NGO in the healthcare area officially recognized in Italy. Founded in 1950 with the aim of training doctors to work in developing countries, CUAMM is working in Angola, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and the Central African Republic implementing healthcare projects in partnership with local governments and institutions.
Sierra Leone, Pujehun
- University Degree in Medicine and Surgery with further specialisation or equivalent title in Internal Medicine or similar domain
- Good knowledge of English
- Experience in organizing and managing NCDs OPD
- Previous professional experience in fragile/low resources settings
- Adaptability to live and work in rural area
Within a project on non-communicable diseases, the internist is called to organize outpatient activities and strengthen local capacities in the field of NCDs. In particular:
- structuring the training program and carrying out training for the personnel involved both at hospital level and in the peripheral health centres
- supervising the quality of outpatient diagnostic, treatment and follow-up services for patients and the implementation of protocols for patients’ treatment and referral
- implementing data collection and analysis system
- collaborating in the activities of supervision of peripheral health centers and of mentoring of the personnel involved
- contributing to the preparation of reports – for the part of competence – and to the scientific documentation of the activities and results of the projects
- collaborating in the identification and definition of new research areas in the field of NCDs
- performing the role of tutor for JPOs (Italian residents in Internal Medicine)
How to apply
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The selection process is based on non-discrimination criteria and candidates are taken into consideration without distinction of ethnicity, gender, political orientation, religion, personal opinions, sexual orientation. Doctors with Africa CUAMM does not tolerate any abuse, exploitation or violence against vulnerable children and adults, nor other behaviour that does not respect human dignity from its own staff, partner staff or other staff associated with the NGO. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to the mission and values of the organization, nondiscrimination policies and safeguarding principles.