The Institute anticipates the award of a five-year USAID-funded project (2020-2015) titled USAID Program for Accelerated TB Control in Karamoja (USAID PACT-Karamoja) that aims to increase TB case detection in all districts of Karamoja region. In collaboration with key stakeholders in the region, PACT-Karamoja will focus on regional and district structures for the management of drug susceptible TB, drug resistant TB and TB preventive services in the districts of Abim, Amudat, Kaabong, Karenga, Kotido, Moroto, Nabilatuk, Nakapiripirit and Napak
The MEL Officer shall head the data management section of PACT Karamoja. The MEL Officer will provide overall management of data, over sight of documentation with in the facilities, mentorship of health facility and district staff in capturing and management of HMIS data in line with current national and USG guidelines. S/he willcollaborativelyworkdistrictbiostatisticianstoprovidetechnicaloversightofdatateamsandhealthfacility teams to ensure generation and maintenance of high quality data that informs TB and TB-HIV servile planning and implementation efforts.