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Position Title: MHT-Nutrition Counselor
1 month ago

MHT-Nutrition Counselor

Organization for Health Promotion and Management(OHPM)

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Position Title: MHT-Nutrition Counselor

2021-12-13        Parwan       Full Time        21

Job Location: Parwan
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Health Care
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per Organization salary Scale Policy
Vacancy Number: OHPM-UNICEF-MHT-PRN-05
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Parwan
Organization: Organization for Health Promotion and Management(OHPM)
Years of Experience: At least 2 years work experience
Contract Duration: 6 Months
Gender: Female
Education: Baccalaureate
Close date: 2021-12-13

About Organization for Health Promotion and Management(OHPM):

Organization for Health Promotion and Management (OHPM) is a non-political, non-partisan, nonprofit and independent civil society organization. OHPM is a joint mission of experienced public health specialists, trainers, volunteers and researchers who have been working in technical and managerial positions with national and international NGOs and Charity providers since more than a decade.
OPHM is committed to promote the lives of communities through provision of comprehensive and standardized health, education and development services; conducting trainings, researches, surveys and evaluations independently and/or collaboratively at local, national and international levels that would ultimately result in a sustainable well-being and self-reliance of vulnerable communities /age groups (Especially of the women of reproductive age and under five children).
SEHAT II project:
OHPM selected by the MOPH and is responsible to delivering the SEHATMANDI BPHS&EPHS in PAKTIKA and KHOST provinces according to established and agreed targets (for quality and coverage), and thereby contribute to achieving the goals of the Ministry of Public Health which are to: (i) reduce maternal and newborn mortality; (ii) reduce under 5 mortality, improve child health and nutrition. SEHAT II project is funded by USAID through Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund under System Enhancement for Health Action in Transition phase-II. The project duration is 36 months starting from July 1st 2015.

Job Descriptions:

  • Conduct counseling for pregnant and lactating women and mothers of all under two years’ children on appropriate infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices
  • Conduct growth monitoring of all under two years’ children and registering them
  • Conduct anthropometric measurement (weight height and age) MUAC and check edema of all under five children
  • Classification of all under five children in categories of well-nourished Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) and Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM)
  • Refer to proper services based on classification to address nutritional status
  • Conduct regular nutrition education at health facility
  • Food demonstration at health facility
  • Take part in CHW monthly meeting and ensure nutrition issues are supported
  • Preparing the nutrition monthly reports
  • Any other task given by District Coordinator

Job Requirements:

  • Degree: At least baccalaureate, certified nurse OR midwife are preferred  
  • Experience: At least one year working experience is on counseling an advantage in MoPH/BPHS health facilities
  • Other skills: Knowledge of local languages, good communication and counseling skills
  • He/She will be need to be trained on:
  1. Nutrition
  2. IPC/Counseling

Submission Guidelines:

Contact Information
Application submission: Interested and qualified candidates should submit an application letter with updated CV to OHPM HR department only via Email.

Submission Email:

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