To undertake a global desk review of innovations in maternal and new-born health to support the development of guidance for UNICEF's country MNH programming around innovations.
a. Conduct a review of both published and unpublished literature on innovations in MNH, including literature on scaling up MNH pilots/innovations and conceptual frameworks for innovations in health;
b. Develop a report and conceptual framework for classifying MNH innovations and contribute to an academic paper on innovations in MNH; and
c. Support dissemination strategies including a workshop and development of guidance.
For more information, please see the attached Terms of Reference.
Qualifications and Competencies:
• Masters or PhD in public health
• 8-10 years’ experience in public health; international experience in maternal and newborn health preferred
• Demonstrated ability to work in multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships with both headquarters and field staff
• Demonstrated ability to produce high quality scientific publications and reports, including literature reviews. Submit a sample of previous work
Management and Supervision: The incumbent will report to the Senior Adviser (Maternal and Newborn Health), Health Section, UNICEF New York.
Duration: 7 months (June 1st to December 21st 2012)
How to Apply:
If you have experience of working in a similar capacity and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae in English, AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form to email@example.com with subject line “Maternal and Newborn Health Innovations” by 22 May 2012. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.