The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) calls job applicants through AFENET for Two Senior Analysts and one Technical Officer Communications under Partnership for African Vaccine Manufacturing (PAVM).

  • Department: Africa Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Division: Science Office – Office of the Director Africa CDC
  • Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Application deadline: Friday February 25, 2022

The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) was established in 2005 as a non-profit organisation and networking alliance of African Field Epidemiology (and Laboratory) Training Programs (FELTPs), and other applied epidemiology training programs. The organisation has it’s Headquarters in Kampala, Uganda with Seven AFENET-regional Hubs including Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Officially launched in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in January 2017 as a specialized technical institution of the African Union, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is Africa’s first continent-wide public health agency. Africa CDC envisions a safer, healthier, integrated and stronger Africa, where Member States are capable of effectively responding to outbreaks of infectious diseases and other public health threats.

The agency’s mission is to strengthen Africa’s public health institutions’ capabilities to detect and respond quickly and effectively to disease outbreaks and other health burdens through an integrated network of continent-wide preparedness and response, surveillance, laboratory, and research programs. Towards meeting its mission, the Africa CDC will work with African Union (AU) Member States, WHO, and partners in the five geographic regions of the AU to strengthen their capacity in at least five strategic priority areas: (1) public health surveillance and disease intelligence; (2) public health emergency preparedness and response; (3) public health laboratory systems and networks; (4) public health information and technology systems; and (5) public health research and public health institutes. The PAVM will support the nurture of the regional vaccine manufacturing industry in Africa to increase its capacity to meet local demand from its current level of 1% to 60% by 2040. In order to do this, the Task Force will support partnerships in the creation of an environment fully conducive to the emergence of a thriving private sector manufacturing base.

All interested applicants are invited to apply through the links below.

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