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Public Health Specialist – Uganda Bureau of Statistics

Experience and Other requirements:

Required skills and Experience:

  • Five years’ experience of work as a public health specialist, ideally with a strong interest in maternal and child nutrition or human nutrition
  • Proven expertise in reviewing, analysing and summarising grey and published literature;
  • Ability to write reports, and experience in using MS Word, Excel and any other relevant computer applications.
  • Examples of reports/papers written should be provided with the application.


Minimum Requirements:


M.Sc. degree in Public Health, with B.Sc. in Nutrition or B.Sc. Public Health with M.Sc. in
Nutrition Science.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Main duties and responsibilities:

Undertake systematic reviews of the literature on topics related to efforts in all sectors to
improve human nutrition; including health, agriculture, food security; water and sanitation, social protection and education;

Search for and obtain copies of reports of policy documents, programme evaluations, reports and surveys conducted by any agency in Uganda that is of relevance to human nutrition;

Search for and obtain copies of reports of evaluations, programmes and studies in other
countries of relevance to the topic under review;

Develop relationships with Development Partners, NGOs, and Universities and Research
institutes in the fields of nutrition, agriculture, social protection, WASH and Education to
receive the latest reports and documents of relevance to nutrition, thereby developing a
network of key informants;

Methodically search for databases such as PubMed, PubAg, AGRICOLA, AGRIS and any
other database for papers and reports of relevance to the topic under review;

Create an electronic archive of indexed reports and documents with support of the Data
Manager so that they can be searched;

Maintain a library of policy documents, reports and papers;

Write reviews of what is known about specific issues derived from a thorough review of the national and international literature;

Prepare presentations on the information found about the issue or question posed for
analysis by the advisory committee;

Meet the needs of Senior Advisors to the project for information and reports.


Closing date: June 11,2021


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