FW: PHEP-NET: CDC Foundation Fellowship in TB Health Education
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> Please find an announcement for the CDC Foundation Fellowship in TB Health
> Education. Please help us in identifying qualified candidates. Thanks,
> The text description of the position is included below, as well as a MS
> word attachment.
> Position: CDC Foundation Fellowship in TB Health Education
> Salary Range: $52,000-$60,000
> Special Notes: The CDC Foundation Fellowship is a 2-year fellowship.
> The CDC Foundation
> The CDC Foundation is not a government agency--nor is it part of the
> Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Foundation was
> established by Congress in 1995 with a unique mission: to improve health
> and safety by enhancing CDC's impact in ways that otherwise would not have
> been possible. As an independent, nonprofit enterprise, the CDC Foundation
> oversees hundreds of important health initiatives--not only in the United
> States, but around the world. The Foundation funds these projects by
> forming effective public/private partnerships with CDC and others. Thanks
> to the special knowledge and efforts of the CDC Foundation, concerned
> individuals and organizations outside CDC have an opportunity to work with
> CDC's world-class scientists to make a major impact in public health.
> The Partnership Against Resistant Tuberculosis - a Network for Equity and
> Resource Strengthening (PARTNERS) program is a collaborative project to
> strengthen the strategies for treatment of multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB)
> in Peru. The program has three objectives:
> 1. To develop an MDR-TB treatment model integrated within the National
> TB Program infrastructure in Peru.
> 2. To strengthen the infrastructure of the Peru National TB Control
> Program and adapt a model to export to other countries.
> 3. To support global efforts to control TB, especially MDR-TB.
> The participants in the PARTNERS program include the following
> institutions: the Peru National TB Program, Socios en Salud (SES),
> Partners in Health (PIH), the World Health Organization / Pan American
> Health Organization (WHO/PAHO), CDC, and the Task Force for Child Survival
> and Development (TFCSD).
> The CDC Foundation Fellowship in TB Health Education would be based out of
> the Division of TB Elimination, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB
> Prevention, CDC.
> The duties of the CDC Foundation Fellow in TB Health Education include,
> but are not limited to the following: Serves as a technical expert and
> focal point for training, education, health communication, and advocacy
> activities. Provides ongoing planning, coordination, development,
> implementation, and evaluation of TB training, education, health
> communication, public awareness, and advocacy activities with other
> project partners. Develops, implements, and monitors guidelines, program
> standards, health education and communication materials, workshops, and
> other activities to increase the effectiveness of national and local TB
> programs. Assesses the quality and usefulness of current training,
> education, and communication activities and materials, and updates,
> oversees, and coordinates revisions of TB training materials and formats
> for courses. Develops, reviews, and revises training, education, and
> public awareness materials designed for clinicians, nurses, outreach
> workers, and other health care workers. Develops and revises patient
> education and behavior change materials for patients. Develops health
> promotion materials for the general public. Travels to Peru and other
> sites for project activities.
> Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
> KSAs are the specific characteristics that applicants should possess in
> order to perform the major duties of the position. Applicants should
> address the specific KSAs on a separate sheet of paper as an attachment to
> the application. For each KSA below, give examples of how you have gained
> the knowledge, skill, or ability and the dates of such experience and
> 1. Knowledge of health behavior and educational theories and models.
> 2. Skill in assessing education/training/health communication needs of
> various target audiences.
> 3. Skill in developing, implementing, and evaluating health
> education/training curricula and materials, as well as health
> communication programs in a variety of formats.
> 4. Ability to communicate orally in both English and Spanish.
> 5. Ability to communicate in writing in both English and Spanish.
> Requirements to Apply
> Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae or a resume, as well KSAs, to:
> CDC Foundation Fellowship in TB Health Education
> Communications and Education Branch
> Division of TB Elimination
> National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention
> 1600 Clifton Rd. NE
> Mailstop E-10
> Atlanta, GA 30333
> All applications must be postmarked by November 23rd, 2001.
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