ABOUT NATIONAL AIDS CONTROL ORGANIZATION (NACO)
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) oversees the implementation of policies and programs for health and health care in the country. While the responsibility for the delivery of healthcare services rests largely with the State Governments, the Central Government sets policies and provides resources for the implementation of nationally formulated Programs.
National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare envisions an India where every person living with HIV has access to quality care and is treated with dignity. In order to achieve the goal of, “halting and reversing the epidemic”, the focus is laid on prevention, care, support and treatment efforts.
National AIDS Control Programme (NACP), takes measures to ensure that people living with HIV have equal access to quality health services by fostering close collaboration with NGOs, women’s self-help groups, faith-based organisations, positive people’s networks and communities. NACO stands committed to building an enabling environment wherein those infected and affected by HIV play a central role in all responses to the epidemic.
.DOMAIN II -TESTING & QUALITY ASSURANCE
Contractual positions are to be filled up for providing technical and programmatic assistance, liasioning with stakeholders for effective implementation of National AIDS Control Program (NACP) in the Basic Services and Lab Services Divisions of this Domain. The functions of these divisions and details of the positions are given below.
Basic Services Division ( BSD)- The Basic Services Division through Integrated Counselling and Testing Centres (ICTCs) provide HIV Counselling & Testing services, Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission of HIV (PPTCT) services and HIV-TB cross-referrals. The activities include supervision and monitoring of ICTC & PPTCT facilities through State AIDS Control Societies, planning, organizing and monitoring the training for State and field staff and quality services through all facilities.
Lab Services division (LS)- Lab Services Division ensures quality-assured laboratory services in all testing related service delivery points. The division is involved in implementing the External Quality Assurance Programme (EQAP) and Quality Management Systems(QMS) in testing laboratories under NACO umbrella. Activities of Laboratory Services are not confined to HIV testing only but have an impact on other interventions included under prevention, care, support and treatment, STI management, blood safety, procurement, and supply chain.
DOMAIN III–INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING
Contractual positions are to be filled up for providing technical and programmatic assistance, liasioning with stakeholders for effective implementation of National AIDS Control Program (NACP) in the DNRT, SIMU, IEC, Mainstreaming, Human Resources, Procurement Divisions/Units of this Domain. The functions of these divisions/units and details of the positions are given below:
DAPCU National Resource Team (DNRT)- The DNRT unit monitors the performance of District AIDS Prevention Control Units (DAPCUs) which have been established to monitor the HIV intervention at the field level, facilitate capacity building of DAPCU staff and advocacy with different stakeholders at national and state level.
STRATEGIC INFORMATION MANAGEMENT UNIT(SIMU)-The SIMU unit is responsible for data generation, dissemination and effective use of data, surveillance with a focus on tracking the emerging epidemics, estimation, and modeling to provide HIV burden in the country, robust reporting, and programme monitoring through the web-based integrated system.
INFORMATION, EDUCATION & COMMUNICATION (IEC)- The IEC division facilitates a coordinated response for addressing HIV/AIDS issues, ensuring uniform evidence-based community oriented gender-sensitive interventions in the socio-cultural context by developing creatives, mass media campaigns, mid-media, and interpersonal communication campaigns.
MAINSTREAMING UNIT (MS)-The Mainstreaming unit is responsible to ensure that all stakeholders –Govt., civil society, corporate & development partners adapt their programmes and policies to directly or indirectly address aspects of HIV/AIDS for addressing deprivations rooted in socio-economic imbalances that drive the epidemic, such as poverty, gender, inequality, lack of adequate housing, sanitation, and food insecurity.
HUMAN RESOURCES UNIT (HR)- The HR unit supports NACO & SACS in policy formulation and effective management of human resources at NACO, SACS & Facility levels aligned with the goals of the program including manpower planning, engagement of consultants at NACO, performance assessment etc.
PROCUREMENT UNIT (PROC)- The procurement unit is responsible for the procurement process, perform all procurement and contracting activities including pre-qualification, tender management, negotiation and preparation of contracts, provide support to efforts of NACO/SACS in ensuring timely procurement of drugs, diagnostics, equipments and consumables at various units (ICTC/PPTCT/Blood Banks /ART Centers), maintain accurate auditable records of all procurement process which result in high process compliance etc.
DONOR COORDINATION - The National AIDS Control Program is also supported by externally aided budgetary support from development partners and needs to be effectively coordinated.
|Name of the Position||Minimum Qualification||Nature of Experience|
Associate Consultant- TI
NACO Headquarter- New Delhi
Last date to apply: 30th September 18
Post Graduate in Social
Sciences/Social Work/Public Health
Minimum 3 years’ experience in the field
of Development/ Health Program preferably in HIV/AIDS
|Consultant- Regional Level Telangana Last date to apply : 18th October 18||MD( Preventive & Social Medicine/Community Medicine) /MBBS with Degree/Diploma in Public Health or Fellowship in HIV Medicine/ Masters in Public Health/Health Management/ Medicine/TB/Chest/Paediatrics/ Gynaecology /Microbiology||
Minimum 5 years’ experience in management of health programs especially in national health program preferably HIV/AIDS program including capacity building
Proficiency in the usage of computer (MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS Access) and strong presentation and communication skills (written & oral) is essential for all the positions.
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1. Only Indian Nationals are eligible for applying.
2. Engagement of Consultants will be on a full working day basis and their place of work will be New Delhi except for the Regional Level Positions.
3. Documents to prove Qualification, Experience, Age etc. have to be produced in original at the time of interview.
4.Age limit: Not exceeding 60 years as on 01.04.2018 and having the sound health to undertake extensive field visits.
5. Mere submission of applications shall not give any right to be called for interview/selection.
6. The appointment of consultants is purely on contractual basis.
7. Indicative monthly consolidated remuneration is given below:
National Consultant : Rs.1,20,000/ -
Consultant : Rs.78,000/-
Associate Consultant : Rs.50,000/-
8. Proficiency in the usage of computer (MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS Access) and strong presentation and communication skills (written & oral) is essential for all the positions.
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