Karma Health is working in partnership with Rajpur Rural Municipality in western Nepal to prototype a model of dependable, low-cost healthcare for Nepal’s municipalities. Karma Health and ASHA-Japan are working jointly to implement comprehensive healthcare programs in Rajpur. We are currently looking for a committed, and humble individual to contribute to the design and lead the implementation of a novel model of primary healthcare for rural Nepal.
Location: Rajpur Rural Municipality, Deukhuri, Dang, Lumbini Province, Nepal
Directly report to: Designated leaders, Karma Health & ASHA
Directly supervise: 10 Community Health Workers, Digital Health Associate
Mutual responsibilities: Medical officer, Administrative lead
1. Lead implementation of comprehensive health programs of the Rajpur Model
Lead community-driven implementation of safe motherhood, non-communicable disease and first-aid projects in Rajpur
Supervise and train community health workers
Provide assistance to implement the integrated digital health system
2. Monitor, coordinate and report project’s progress
Analyze progress, identify roadblocks and risks, and build mitigation strategies for smooth program implementation.
Update progress of projects through project management tools and scheduled meetings to Karma Health and ASHA.
Coordinate and build a good relationship with the rural municipality, and provide technical support in planning and implementing health programs as required.
3. Advance community-based research and evaluation
Implement project related research activities
Support in conducting project evaluation as and when necessary including assessing beneficiary’s satisfaction and adoption of project activities by community members.
At least Bachelor’s degree in public health or equivalent education/experience (necessary), clinical background (preferable)
Strong passion to improve healthcare in rural Nepal (necessary)
Determined project- and time-management amid changing/demanding situations (necessary)
Unwavering belief in engagement with the community (local government officials, residents) (necessary)
Fluent in English and Nepali language (necessary), Tharu and Awadhi languages (preferable)
Candidates with geographic or cultural proximity to the region, or local experience (preferable)
Familiarity with data analysis, digital health technology, formal/semi-formal writing (preferable)
Application Deadline: September 25, 2021
Karma Health is working in partnership with Rajpur Rural Municipality in western Nepal to prototype a model of dependable, low-cost healthcare for Nepal’s municipalities.