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Must possess a Master’s Degree in Epidemiology or medical statistics from a recognized University Experience • At least three years relevant working experience in epidemiology in a public health organization, research or academia.

1. Participating in design of epidemiological studies to generate strategic information that can be used in disease control. 2. Participating in the implementation of disease surveillance activities at national and regional levels 3. Performing appropriate analyses of collected data and produce periodic (monthly/ quarterly/annually) reports and present them during Resource Center monthly colloquiums. 4. Participating in the epidemiological modeling, projection and triangulation to generate data on the epidemics and quantify impact of the findings on the epidemic 5. Participating in the dissemination of epidemiological findings 6. Participating in the development of the relevant plans and budgets for the Resource Center. 7. Participating in the formulation of the research agenda in the Ministry and support other technical units in their operation research activities 8. Participating in the monitoring and evaluation of the national disease programs 9. Participating in conducting risk & vulnerability assessment of diseases including National disease mapping;

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Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health Uganda, is a government body set up with the mandate of policy formulation and policy dialogue with Health Development Partners, resource mobilization and budgeting, strategic planning, regulation, advising other ministries on health matters, setting standards and quality assurance, capacity development and technical support, provision of nationally coordinated services such as epidemic control, coordination of health research and monitoring and evaluation of the overall sector performance. Some functions have been delegated to national autonomous institutions including some specialized clinical support functions (Uganda Blood Transfusion Service (UBTS), National Medical Stores and National Public .


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