World Health Organization (WHO)

World Health Organization (WHO)

125 Saphanthong Road Ban Saphangthongtai Sisattanak District

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  • National Health Information Systems Officer (Special Service Agreement) Vacancy NoticeThe World Health Organization has a vacancy for the position of:National Health Information Systems Officer (Special Service Agreement) Purpose of the post: To support the Health Information Unit in Department of Planning and Cooperation, Ministry of Health (MoH) in their routine tasks to strengthen health information systems;To build health information capacity in MoH through on the job coaching and training;To provide technical support in the overall management of integrated information system on DHIS2 platform Summary of assigned duties:Under the supervision of WHO Country Office and in close collaboration with the senior technical officers in Department of Planning and Cooperation, MoH, the incumbent is expected to perform the following duties:Oversee the performance of data collection and entry of the HMIS in DHIS2;Support in designing and customisation of data capture systems for different programmes on DHIS2/HMIS;Periodically review HMIS data in DHIS2 and provide feedback to provinces on data quality and service performance;Develop and share easy to use dashboards on DHIS2 for various programmes;Produce quarterly summary statistics on key health indicators;Support roll out of new modules in DHIS2 and undertake periodic data quality assessments in provinces;Support the implementation of the national guidelines on data collection and reporting;Coordinate, organise and support workshops, trainings related to HMIS and DHIS2;Support to strengthen Civil Registration and Vital StatisticsTimeline/ Duration of assignmentThe health information support officers will be offered an initial contract for four months subject to further renewal depending on performance and funding availability.RequirementsUniversity Degree on IT, statistics, management or public health related majors;At least one year experiences in handling public health database management and reporting systems;Good command of knowledge and experience in DHIS2 and its application to public health progammes;Knowledge and experience in computer programming particularly in JAVA Script, SQL, HTM would be an added advantage;Knowledge in health systems and medical informatics would be an asset.Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit applications in English along with a copy of your Curriculum Vitae (CV), by 25 August 2019.  Please indicate on your letter “SSA DHIS2 HIS”, either by mail or email to:The World Health Organization125 Saphanthong Road, Unit 5,Ban Saphanthongtai, Sisattanak District,P.O. Box 343, Vientiane, Lao P.D.R.  Tel:  (856-21)353902-04        Fax: (856-21)353905Email:  wplaohr@who.int
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