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Service Delivery and M&E Systems(MZ-1)
June 1, Length: 2-6 Months
ICAP began partnering with the Government of Mozambique in 2004 to support the rapid scale-up of HIV care and treatment. We now provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Health (MOH/MISAU) to meet the broadening needs and priorities of the national HIV program, including supporting national health information systems.
ICAP’s portfolio in Mozambique focuses on institutional capacity building and technical support for HIV service delivery, strategic information for health, developing the health education infrastructure, capacity building for nursing and midwifery, and HIV research.
ICAP is providing technical assistance to realize full coverage of high-quality HIV and TB services. At the district level, this includes capacity building and implementation support to health directorates in Nampula and Zambezia provinces to strengthen and target HIV prevention and care, including adult and pediatric treatment, integrated TB/HIV services, and voluntary medical male circumcision. At the national level, ICAP is working with the MOH to build capacity for service delivery and continuous quality improvement, including updating guidelines, improving health facilities and lab infrastructure, and training health care workers.
ICAP is also providing technical assistance to strengthen national health information systems, integrated monitoring and evaluation, and data dissemination and use in order to improve access to HIV services.
Scope of Work
1. Program Evaluation Support: The student will provide support on a program evaluation assessing the pilot implementation of pre-exposure prophylaxis in Zambezia, Mozambique. Activities will include:
- Tool development
- Supporting data collection training
- Supporting and monitoring data collection
- Assisting with data analysis and dissemination
2. Optimize ICAP-MZ M&E Systems: The student will support enhanced monitoring of ICAP’s HIV service delivery programs in Mozambique to ensure programs are aligned with and making progress toward meeting UNAIDS’s 90-90-90 targets. Activities will include:
- Identification and development of data visualization tools such as graphs, data dashboards and GIS mapping
- Identifying and implementing mechanisms to strengthen internal routine data review and dissemination, and optimize reporting to CDC
- Visualization and use of SIMS data, and improved monitoring of retention data
- Supporting the process of documenting promising practices
- Implementing the M&E mentorship plan
- The student will also be expected to learn from and/or to build capacity from ICAP staff around routine data review and analysis, data visualization, and use of data for decision-making
- Portuguese or Spanish language skills
- Experience with evaluations, qualitative analysis and/or research