|Date||27 Jan 2023|
Abt. Associates Inc., a US-based company, is implementing USAID-funded President's Malaria Initiative VectorLink Project. The project is supporting implementation of malaria control strategies such as insecticide-treated mosquito net (ITN) distribution and indoor residual spraying (IRS). In Ghana, Abt has been implementing IRS in the northern sector since 2011 and is preparing for the 2023 IRS campaign.
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As the Scientist Principle/ Regional Technical Advisor, you are recognized both within and outside the organization as a thought leader in Entomological Monitoring. Under the supervision of the PMI Evolve project Technical Director, the Scientist Principle/ Regional Technical Advisor will provide support to the project’s entomological surveillance activities in multiple countries and will guide country technical managers in the collection of data on key entomological indicators, analysis and interpretation of entomological data. This position will be regionally based in Accra, Ghana.
The PMI Evolve Project supports the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and USAID to plan and implement an integrated vector control strategy with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria while promoting equity to sustain malaria gains. Abt has implemented integrated vector control for PMI since 2011, delivering high-quality indoor residual spraying (IRS), technical assistance for insecticide-treated net (ITN) distribution and durability monitoring, and new approaches for larval source management (LSM). Additionally, Abt’s PMI-funded work manages the most comprehensive malaria vector entomological surveillance programs in 21 African countries to inform malaria vector control trends, strategies, and impact. Under the PMI Evolve Project, Abt will further its delivery of integrated vector control programs by partnering with local communities, organizations, and governments to co-design and co-implement tailored malaria vector control programs. The end goal is fighting malaria while strengthening local capacity to sustain malaria gains.
Required Skills or Experience
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Deadline: 9th February 2023 at 4:37pm
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