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  • Bell, Elizabeth
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 1, 2002
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      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Branche, Christine
      > Sent: Friday, March 01, 2002 1:33 PM
      > To: NCIPC/ALL
      > Subject: Injury job opportunity in Vietnam
      >
      > Dear Colleague -
      > I am writing to tell you about a terrific opportunity. The Division of
      > Unintentional Injury Prevention (DUIP), National Center for Injury
      > Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention needs a
      > program director to serve up to two years managing Safe Vietnam--an
      > unintentional injury prevention program in Hanoi, Vietnam. Since 2000,
      > DUIP has had an employee assigned to Hanoi to develop this UNICEF-funded
      > program. It is now time to implement the injury prevention and
      > communication strategies that have been designed. The program director
      > will be responsible for coordinating injury prevention activities, and
      > working with Vietnamese government representatives and non-government
      > organizations.
      >
      > We would like to send a new assignee to Hanoi, Vietnam in spring or early
      > summer 2002. This person should have public health experience, some
      > management skills, and experience analyzing data. Applicants with
      > international experience, and/or a doctoral degree, and/or community-level
      > experience are preferred, but we are casting a wide net. If you know of
      > individuals who might be interested in this rare opportunity to work in
      > injury prevention in another country, then please review the attachment
      > and post it widely (MS Word and WordPerfect versions are provided; also
      > the information contained in the attachment is included in the text
      > below). We are looking for responsible individuals who would enjoy an
      > international injury prevention opportunity. The salary is competitive.
      >
      > The application process is simple: A statement of interest and a
      > curriculum vitae will suffice. Applications should be sent to Tim Groza,
      > Acting Deputy Director, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention,
      > National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease
      > Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop K-63, Atlanta,
      > Georgia 30341-3724, or TGroza@....
      >
      > Please post widely and encourage enthusiastically.
      >
      > Sincerely,
      > Christine M. Branche, Ph.D.
      > Director, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
      > National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
      > Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
      >
      > <<One Pager for Vietnam Fellow4.doc>> <<One Pager for Vietnam
      > Fellow4.wpd>>
      >
      > Senior Service Fellow
      > Program Director in Vietnam
      >
      > Applicants: Must have public health experience, some management skills and
      > experience in analyzing data. International experience and a doctoral
      > degree are preferred.
      >
      > Salary Range: $65,195-$77,043
      >
      > Specialty: Prevention of Unintentional Injuries
      >
      > Organizational Location: The duty station is UNICEF in Hanoi, Vietnam.
      > This position is supported by the Division of Unintentional Injury
      > Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for
      > Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia. The assignee will serve
      > as a UNICEF representative on Safe Vietnam in Hanoi, Vietnam.
      >
      > Overview of Duties:
      >
      > * Direct UNICEF resources in the integration and implementation of
      > Safe Vietnam (safety awareness and injury/disability prevention) into all
      > sectors.
      >
      > * Serve as UNICEF liaison to the Vietnamese government, US Embassy,
      > and other international agencies, Non Government Organizations and the
      > private sector in developing Safe Vietnam Activities.
      > * Supervise support staff in the overall management and oversight of
      > program implementation and evaluation.
      > * Build communication capacity for UNICEF's counterparts from the
      > Vietnamese government with the initial focus on the Hanoi School of Public
      > Health.
      > * Develop a strategic data collection, communication and public health
      > approach on unintentional injury for UNICEF's health program and provide
      > technical support in preparing integrated communication and public health
      > activities.
      > * Participate in the communication task force to strengthen
      > communication planning and strategies among all sectors within UNICEF
      > Vietnam.
      > * Assist in the development of technical skills, experience and
      > communications for UNICEF Vietnam staff.
      > * Provide other assistance as assigned by the UNICEF Country
      > Representative in agreement with CDC.
      > *
      > *
      > * A statement of interest and curricula vitae are due by March 31,
      > 2002 to
      > * Tim Groza
      > * Acting Deputy Director, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
      > * National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
      > * 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop K-63
      > * Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3724
      > or TGroza@...
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