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President Trump Reinstates Mexico City Policy: What does this mean for Africa?

President Trump has reinstated the Mexico City Policy which prohibits international NGOs from receiving US federal funds if they perform abortion-related services. Trump’s expansion of the policy extends these restrictions to encompass not just family planning aid, but all global health assistance from the United States.

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Nigeria Chief of Party – Global Fund Malaria Program

Deadline: 17/02/2017

The Chief of Party is responsible for the overall management of the Global Fund Malaria Program. S/he will provide leadership and management oversight of the grant and engage in high-level representation, coordination and relationship management with key stakeholders.

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Medical smart jacket tackles misdiagnosis of pneumonia

This biomedical smart jacket distinguishes pneumonia’s symptoms – temperature, breathing rate and sound of the lungs – and eliminates most human error, diagnosing pneumonia at a rate three to four times faster than a doctor.

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CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE COURSE

Deadline: 01/02/2017

The aim of this module is to enable participants to understand the different guideline approaches and implementation, monitoring and evaluation of evidence based clinical practice guidelines. We have limited sponsorships available.

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Short podcasts MEASURE Evaluation

Listen to expert perspectives on the work of MEASURE Evaluation which develops approaches and conducts research for health information systems strengthening in low- and middle-income countries across the globe.

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Professional Nurse

Deadline: 31/01/2017

The CIM nurse will provide primary health care nursing services to the communities of Khayelitsha through the MSF support CIM mobile services (mobile trailer).

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Maternal and Child Health Project Manager

Deadline: 31/01/2017

The Maternal and Child Health Project Manager will manage all MSF’s maternal and child related pilot activities in Khayelitsha facilities and communities in collaboration with the Medical Project Referent.

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Research shows higher risk of developing NCDs in Africa

The burden of NCDs has been gradually increasing over the past decade and will likely surpass the toll of sickness and death from infectious diseases by 2030. This report released by the WHO African Region identifies the main causes of this rising trend using data from surveys carried out in at least 33 African countries.

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Health and Urbanisation: Africa’s Urban Story

With at least half of its population expected to reside in cities by 2030, Africa’s rapid urbanisation has manifested a set of new challenges – overcrowded cities, inadequate social services, disease outbreaks and the rise of non-communicable diseases.

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Researcher in Infectious Disease Modelling

Deadline: 14/12/2016

This is an exciting opportunity for a researcher in infectious disease modelling to join a large team trialling an intervention to tackle the HIV epidemic in Zambia and South Africa.

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Senior Statistics Specialist

Deadline: 21/12/2016

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you as there are 3 positions open for Senior Statistics Specialist.

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Accountability Manager, Nigeria

Deadline: 14/12/2016

The Accountability Manager will ensure that practical and effective mechanisms for accountability to beneficiaries and communities are integrated at the CP level and into programs through capacity building support and implementation.

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SENIOR STATISTICIAN

Deadline: 11/12/2016

The appointed candidate will be responsible for providing statistical support and methodological advice for the design and analysis of clinical trials and epidemiological studies conducted at CAPRISA.

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WHO issues new guidance on HIV self-testing

HIV self-testing is a way to reach more people with undiagnosed HIV and represents a step forward to empower individuals, diagnose people earlier before they become sick, bring services closer to where people live, and create demand for HIV testing.

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HIV vaccine

This video describes the development of HIV vaccine candidates and the launch of the HVTN 702 clinical trial.

events

8th South African AIDS Conference 2017

The AIDS Conference will be held from 13-16 June 2017 in Durban, South Africa. Abstract Submissions, Early Registration and Scholarship Applications will close on 6 January 2017.

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Monitoring & Evaluation Manager (Nigeria)

Deadline: 25/11/2016

The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager will oversee the direct development and implementation of the SAPFF’s monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) system. This position will report to the Team Lead.

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Australia Awards Scholarships – Now Open

Deadline: 15/01/2017

The Australian Government is offering prestigious development scholarships to African professionals. Through study and practical experiences, scholars will gain the skills and knowledge to drive economic and social development in their home country.