WHO has 147 country offices and six regional offices. The headquarters is located in Geneva, Switzerland.
- Provide technical advice and support to the Government of India in the area of HIV/AIDS Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART), diagnosis and treatment of HIV-TB, viral hepatitis and kala-azar co-morbidities, with special emphasis on the promotion and implementation of "test and treat" strategy and annual viral load monitoring.
- Provide technical support for the development of public health viral hepatitis B and C diagnosis and treatment guidelines and support in roll out of hepatitis C treatment specifically.
- Support the development of research in relevant areas of HIV and viral hepatitis treatment as well as prevention and surveillance of HIV drug resistance.
- Contribute to the design of new national strategic plan for HIV (NACP V) and viral hepatitis (particularly the treatment section), aligning with Sustainable Development Goals vision of ending AIDS and viral hepatitis, with progressive integration of services.
- Liaise and maintain good working relations with concerned technical units/departments of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, the National AIDS Control Organization(NACO) and other stakeholders with a view to facilitate the formulation and adoption of HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis relevant policies, strategies and guidelines and to facilitate the mobilization of resources (in particular GFATM)
- Develop, monitor, implement and evaluate WHO Country Office for India work plan in the area of HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis treatment through the support of national centers of excellence, WHO Collaborating Centers and experts in HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis treatment as well as WHO at the regional and headquarter levels.
- Collaboration with national authorities, state authorities, UN agencies, non-governmental organizations, international organizations and other stakeholders to plan for relevant activities and facilitate the implementation.
- Follow-up, monitor, evaluate and report on the progress of work in the area of HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis treatment as required in the GOI-WHO health programmes.
- Undertake any other tasks/duties as assigned by supervisors.
- Required Qualifications
- Essential: University Degree in Medicine
- Desirable: Postgraduate degree in infectious diseases or public health or other relevant areas
- WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an accredited institution. The list can be accessed through
- this link: http://www.whed.net/
- Producing results
- Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
- Building and Promoting Partnerships Across the Organization and Beyond
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