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Polio Eradication Officer


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Charsada, Kpk, Pakistan 


Social Services Jobs


150,000 to 175,000 PKR per month

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Medical-Health: Healthcare Aid, Social Service

Job Description:

Polio Eradication Officer

Under the technical supervision of WHO Provincial and

Federal Team Leader for polio eradication and the overall

supervision of the WHO Representative, the Polio

Eradication Officer will be responsible of all the polio

eradication activities in the assigned district (s) and will

undertake the following duties:

Supplemental Polio Vaccination Campaigns


1. Provide technical support to pre-campaign activities

particularly planning, preparing and monitoring the quality of

area level Micro-planning, at the union council, tehsil and

districts levels.

2. Monitor the availability of human and material resources

and provide necessary support to augment them.

3. Ensure selection of appropriate vaccinators and

supervisors according to the guidelines

4. Monitor and support the trainings in the pre-campaign

phase; for various categories of health workers involved in

vaccination and supervision.

5. Monitor and supervise the work of all categories of health

workers during the Implementation phase of the campaign

and share the key observations and recommendations /

action points with responsible authorities on daily basis.

6. Monitor the utilization of resources and report issue, if


7. Participate in the identification and selection of the

appropriate independent monitors for Post Campaign

monitoring and validity of the process and data.

8. Thorough analysis of the post campaign independent

monitoring data after every vaccination round to: a) making

corrective measures as per guidelines; b) identifying the

issues to be addressed before the following vaccination

round and c) reporting to, and assisting the EDO (H) for

actions required, if any.

9. Work in the district Polio Control room with main emphasis on analyzing the monitoring data of all the Phases(pre-Campaign, Campaign and post campaign )and provide the Deputy Commissioner/District Coordination Officer with actionable data for decision making.

10. Help EDO H to prepare a report for DPEC in line with

the Provincial and National Emergency Action Plan and

seek support from public sector and NGO/Private sector as


11. Provide special focus on the high risk populations

during all the phases of the campaign in line with the

special strategies devised by MoH for risk populations and

the National Emergency Action Plan for Polio Eradication in


AFP Surveillance

1. Support district health authorities in ensuring that there is

a system in place for comprehensive AFP case detection

and response.

2. Complement district health authorities / staff efforts to

ensure timely investigation of all AFP cases including timely

stool collection and transportation and appropriate actions

are under taken in response to the surveillance findings.

3. Undertake regular site visits to reporting sites to ensure

that no AFP cases are missed/ not reported.

4. Facilitate that all data from AFP cases are properly

collected, line-listed, analyzed and interpreted timely; and

forwarded to provincial office.

5. Regularly monitor the quality of surveillance data in the

district(s) of responsibility.

6. Participate in detailed epidemiological investigations of

urgent (hot), confirmed and compatible polio cases and

AFP cases with zero routine OPV dose.

7. Participate in training for health care workers on AFP


8. Assist in ensuring inclusion of all high risk/ underserved/

migrant population in the Surveillance network and all AFPs

are reported from them.

9. Assist with the strengthening of measles and MNT

surveillance activities.

Routine EPI

Assist in the various aspects to ensure development,

maintenance, and monitoring of routine EPI, and participate

in SIAs related to other EPI diseases.

Job Requirements:

(Public Health; preferably in EPI/PEI and Disease