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Urban Health Planning Consultant: National Urban Health Mission

Population Foundation of IndiaJob Title: Urban Health Planning Consultant: National Urban Health Mission

Location: New Delhi

Organization’s profile: The Population Foundation of India (PFI) is a national non-government organization implementing programs on reproductive & child health, family planning, adolescent health, HIV/AIDS and other population issues with a gender sensitive and rights based approach. PFI’s vision is to ‘Promote, Foster and Inspire sustainable and balanced human development with a focus on population stabilization through an enabling environment for an ascending quality of with equity and justice’. PFI strives to realize its vision by promoting and formulating gender sensitive and rights based population and development policies, strategies and programs. Its implementation strategy includes service delivery, capacity building and technical assistance, research & documentation and advocacy & communications. Details of PFI and its activities are available on our website

Job Description: The Union Cabinet of the Government of India (GOI) recently cleared the National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) to strengthen the urban health system, particularly the primary healthcare system for the urban poor and vulnerable populations. Population Foundation of India (PFI) is supporting the MOHFW in designing, implementing and monitoring the urban health program through the USAID funded Health of the Urban Poor (HUP) program. Post the declaration of NUHM, PFI is supporting the MOHFW in nationwide orientation of stakeholders on NUHM, training of key officials, developing guidelines and protocols for key processes like planning and mapping, baseline surveys, facility assessment, appraisal of state and city plans, etc. In order to provide more intensive support to the MOHFW at GOI level and as per the request received from MOHFW, PFI is looking for qualified professionals to be placed with the MOHFW to support the activities under NUHM.

Eligibility:  Post-graduate degree in one of the discipline (including, but not limited to) public health, demography, social sciences, management; with specialization in Health Economics.

The candidate must possess at least 7 years of professional experience in public health and/or other social sector programs at the operational as well as at the policy level.

Demonstrated experience of working with senior government officials at central and state level (working with municipal health authorities is desirable).

Leadership capabilities, technical and managerial expertise in organizing and facilitating stakeholder meetings.

How to apply:  Send updated CV with a covering letter describing your suitability for the position to Please mention the position “Urban Health Planning Consultant : NUHM” in the subject line of your e-mail. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

Last date for the application: 25th Sept, 2013

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