Advert for Avencion Health System Strengthening Program
Term of internship: 6 months subject to extension to 11 months based on performance
Location: Western, Southern and Luapula Provinces
Program summary: Avencion has created a Health System Strengthening (HSS) Leadership Program dedicated to empowering Zambia’s young diverse professionals who have interest in developing expertise in international development and global public health sectors. This CDC, USAID, and PEPFAR-funded HSS Leadership Program will fund six- to eleven-month internships for approximately 200 young professionals over the life of the program. Applicants selected for internships must successfully complete a 5-day pre-internship training. Upon completion, participants will be placed at headquarters, provincial or district health office, health facility or in community – and will be eligible for a $150 USD monthly stipend. The monthly stipend is intended to defray costs associated with housing and transportation to and from the workplace and participation in required health leadership training and activities. HSS Analysts are required to work five days per week and must attend a Saturday leadership, management, communication, and technology skills training activity two times per month. They will work closely and receive mentorship from diverse professionals in the fields of health, business, agriculture, technology, telecommunication, energy and transportation.
These future leaders will be placed, based on need, education, interest and background; into positions across various segments of the international development and health sector such as HIV/TB response, community-level data utilization, alternative energy, shared service transportation, rural development, ICT technical support , strategic information, health management information systems, strategic planning, general management, monitoring and evaluation, data analysis, health statistics and private sector engagement.
We are a Zambian owned social impact enterprise that delivers innovative and technology enabled development solutions to strengthen governments, companies, organizations, and communities.
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