The CTB Sub-regional Lab Advisor responsibilities will include overall Zonal and Woreda planning, coordination, and technical support of laboratory quality assurance activities for the project to ensure quality assured laboratory services are delivered to the beneficiaries. Under the technical guidance and in close coordination with the Regional Lab Advisor and Zonal Cluster Coordinators, the sub-regional lab advisor with work to ensure progress is being achieved towards ensuring quality laboratory services for TB.
The Sub-Regional Lab Advisor will focus on the following priority technical areas: External Quality Assessment (EQA) and Q/A systems for AFB microscopy including for iLED; specimen referral and result deliver of sputum samples for MDR-TB suspects and patients on follow up; TB lab ISO accreditation program and GeneXpert services.
Duration of Employment: Until September 29, 2019
LOCATION: Tigray, Mekelle