MINISTRY OF HEALTH
Department of Preventive and Promotive Health
Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program
TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT: IMPACT LONG COURSE-MSc PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT AND APPLICATION
The Ministry of Health is enrolling IMPACT Long Course Fellows in MSc. Public Health Systems Management and Application

Description: Improving Public Health Management for Action (IMPACT) program is an experiential training modeled on the Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (FELTP). IMPACT Master’s training is a fully sponsored program offered by MOH and implemented in collaboration with Kenyatta University with funding from CDC. The MOH is seeking suitable candidates to enroll as Cohort 3 trainees in this course scheduled to start in September, 2018.

Degree Name: MSc. Public Health Systems Management and Application
Training Duration: 24 months, full time
Eligibility: Employees of the Ministry of Health
Starting Date: September, 2018

Entry Requirements:

– Currently working with MOH and for not less than 2 years
– Minimum two (2) years working experience in public health
– A holder of an upper second class honors degree in biological and health sciences or an equivalent degree from an institution recognized by the Commission of Higher Education
– Knowledge in basic computer packages
– Willingness to be potentially deployed outside their current duty station
– Availability to travel nationally and internationally at short-notice
– Working at mid–level management level in MOH
– Must also meet admission requirements to Kenyatta University MSc in Public Health System Management and Application

Application: Applicants should attach full Curriculum Vitae (CV), a personal statement not longer than 500 words, three (3) references including one from the current supervisor, and mobile telephone contact and email address. County employees must apply through their respective Chief Officers of Health. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The applications should be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from Chief Officer of Health for the county or head of department for the national level MOH staffs. All applications must be received at Human Resource office room 127 at MOH, Headquarters located in Afya House before 5.00pm, 13th August, 2018, addressed to the undersigned.

The Cabinet Secretary
Attn: Director of Human Resource and Development
Ministry of Health
P.O. Box 30016
Nairobi