Monitoring and Evaluation Placements for Global Health Track Interns

Monitoring and Evaluation Placements for Global Health Track Interns
Three anticipated placement options in Tanzania, Nigeria, and Cote d'Ivoire.

Please send cover letter and resume to Megan Affrunti at mca2115@columbia by Feb. 2, 2009, and write internship code in subject heading of email.

ICAP-Tanzania

Internship Description

Start date Length of internship

Qualifications

Internship code: ICAP-T1-GH
Student will support implementation of routine monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems for comprehensive HIV services at the site level as well as at ICAP's country office.  This will entail assisting the M&E team with the implementation of patient tracking systems, quarterly data collection on standardized indicators, as well as with data cleaning, analysis and feedback for evidence-based programming. 
Student will support implementation of comprehensive HIV services.  This will entail assisting technical and implementation staff with a wide range of program implementation activities, including development of materials, program planning and program tracking.

June/July 2009 6 months

MPH student with strong interest and background in research, HIV/AIDS and related conditions.  Strong skills in Excel and/or Access, as well as proficiency in SAS or other statistical software.

ICAP-Nigeria

Internship code: ICAP-N1-GH
Student will support implementation of routine monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems for comprehensive HIV services at the site level as well as at ICAP's country office.  This will entail assisting the M&E team with the implementation of patient tracking systems, quarterly data collection on standardized indicators, as well as with data cleaning, analysis and feedback for evidence-based programming

Student will support implementation of comprehensive HIV services.  This will entail assisting technical and implementation staff with a wide range of program implementation activities, including development of materials, program planning and program tracking.

June/July 2009 6 months

MPH/Epidemiology student.  
Strong interest and background in research, HIV/AIDS and related conditions.   Strong skills in Excel and/or Access, as well as proficiency in SAS or other statistical software.

ICAP-Cote d'Ivoire

Internship code: ICAP-CI-GH
Since 2002, ICAP-Cote d’Ivoire has been supporting family-focused, multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment services at two health facilities in Cote d'Ivoire's capital Abidjan. In partnership with ACONDA, a local non-governmental organization, ICAP-supported programs at these facilities focus on identifying HIV-infected pregnant women through PMTCT programs and enrolling them and infected family members into care and treatment. In 2007, with new support from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, ICAP began to expand its activities in Cote d'Ivoire to an additional 25 health facilities in five regions in the central/west part of the country.

Student will: assess data collection procedures for tracking patients who miss follow-up appointments at ICAP-CI supported healthcare facilities.  Student will make recommendations and help develop and implement plan to strengthen patient identification and tracking procedures.

 

June/July 2009 6 months

Independent and dedicated MPH student with interest and experience with monitoring and evaluation systems and HIV/AIDS care and treatment.  Strong skills in Excel and/or Access, as well as proficiency in SAS or other statistical software.  Must speak, read and write French at a high level.