Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Project Description

The District Sanitaire De Amou (DPS-Amou) in Togo has requested the support of a Peace Corps Response Volunteer (PCRV) to serve as a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist. The District Health Hospital of Amou provides healthcare service delivery to an estimated population of 78,000 inhabitants. Despite its strategic importance, the District Health Hospital faces many challenges and the leadership at the District Health Hospital would like to strengthen the capacity of district nurses and focal point of contacts to be able to develop monitoring and evaluation instruments for the purpose of generating quality health information data that support evidence-based decisions.

The PCRV will work closely with the Medical Assistant/ Administrative Officer to assist in building the capacity of district nurses and focal points responsible for the collection of health information data in the 24 village clinics in Amou. The PCRV will co-facilitate the development of monitoring and evaluation instruments to aid the collection of health information data and co-train/coach district nurses and focal points on the utilization of those monitoring and evaluation instruments.

Candidates selected for this position will be arriving in Togo together as a group, so while the departure dates for the whole group could change, dates cannot be changed for individual candidates.

Partner Information

District Sanitaire De Amou (DPS-Amou)

Required Skills

• Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, health informatics, mathematics or related field OR equivalent professional experience.
• Intermediate French (Reading, Speaking and Writing).
• Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint) and statistical software packages.
• High tolerance for ambiguity and high level of flexibility.
• Enthusiasm for working at the intersection of health and technology.

The Peace Corps embraces and leverages the diversity of its volunteers as a reflection of America's diversity. Peace Corps Response is committed to reflecting the diversity of the United States in the professionals we send into the field to support the mission of world peace and friendship. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Serving in Togo

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Medical Considerations

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