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We are looking for Zonal reference tuberculosis (TB) Culture laboratory focal person (one post)



1. Degree in Medical Laboratory Science plus two years post qualifying experience 2. Registered with Tanzania Health Laboratory Practitioners Council 3. Computer literacy - Microso_ft office package 4. Fluent in written and spoken language (English and Swahili

1. Provides technical support on TB culture related activities at regional and district levels 2. Supervises timely TB specimen referrals from the satellite laboratories within the zone to the culture zonal laboratory. 3. Supervises timely referrals of positive TB culture slopes from the culture laboratory for Drug Susceptibility Testing (DST) 4. Monitors turnaround time for specimens sent for culture and DST and timely reporting of patients requiring clinical management. 5. Ensures quality of specimen sent for culture is maintained by organizing trainings, supportive supervisions and mentorships of relevant health care workers. ~ •; 6. Ensures implementation of Internal Quality Control for TB culture 7. Ensures implementation of External Quality Control for TB culture 8. Ensures Standard Operating procedures and Job AIDS for TB culture are In line with NTLP guidelines. 9. To Prepare and timely shares with the Central Reference Culture Laboratory (CTRL) quarterly Plans of Action for TB culture activities, quarter!{ and annual report. 10. Ensures adequate TB culture laboratory supplies through timely quantification and forecasting 11. Any oth'er duties assigned by the Laboratory manager/Director/Head of laboratory services

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This Ministry was formed in 1990, originally Ministry of Community Development, Women and Children, with the view of empowering people to recognize their own ability to understand themselves and their environment, change their attitudes positively, so that they can take a leading role geared at increased responsibility in improving and managing their living conditions effectively and efficiently.

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