The Global Equity Gauge Alliance (GEGA) focuses on fairness in health and access to health care. GEGA’s 12 country-based Equity Gauge projects, located in South America, Africa, and Asia, monitor inequalities and injustices in the
distribution of health and health care resources, and aim to ensure that countries and communities can use this information to make a difference to those with the poorest health and the greatest need.
We are looking for a dynamic and energetic person who can assist the GEGA Coordinator in supporting and promoting the work of the Gauges and the GEGA Secretariat.
Supporting capacity development initiatives, including curriculum development
Tracking the activities of the Gauges
Responding to information requests from the Gauges
Preparing and editing reports and documents
Identifying new partners and networking with other groups
Planning for the GEGA Organisational Meeting
Updating materials for the webpage
Preparing the monthly newsletter
Appropriate university degree or equivalent with a background in public health or public policy
Good understanding of health equity issues, health systems issues, and public health
Strong writing and communication skills
Research skills, including internet research
A commitment to health equity, community empowerment, and Improvement of health systems
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
A salary package commensurate with experience and qualifications and in line with HST’s Job grading.
This is a one-year contract position, and will be extended depending on the incumbent’s performance and GEGA’s need for the position.
The post will be based in Durban, and the incumbent should be prepared to travel internationally.
A letter of motivation together with a detailed CV with names and contact details of at least two references should be sent to Dawn McDonald, Durban Head Office, PO Box 808, Durban- 4000. Fax: 031-3040775 e-mail: email@example.com.
Closing date for applications: 18
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