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Friday, July 13, 2018

Nafasi ya Kazi Study Clinician - Management and Development for Health (MDH, Tuma Maombi Kabla ya Tarehe 22 July 2018

Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit organization in
Tanzania that primarily aims to contribute towards addressing public health
priorities through evidence based interventions and partnerships. MDH works in
collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender,
Elderly and Children; as well as academic and non-academic institutions to
address the problems of tuberculosis (TB), malaria, HIV/AIDS, nutrition,
maternal and child health and to undertake initiatives to advance public health
research, education, and services for improving the lives of people and

MDH is working with WHO Living study team in Nairobi to
implement a clinical trial titled PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF LOPINAVIR
STUDY. (BRAND NAME: LIVING STUDY). This study is already going on in
Amana and Temeke hospitals in Ilala and Temeke municipalities respectively.
MDH is looking for two qualified persons to fill the position of study clinician who
will provide quality and professional inputs toward the success of this study.


Perform the task as Clinician for the pediatric HIV/AIDS Clinical Trial at one of the
study site under the supervision of the study coordinator.

Job description
1. Work closely with site study team and study coordinator
2. Conducting screening and enrolment of study participants at the site
3. Providing clinical care to study participants including:
a. Management of Opportunistic Infections
b. Staging of HIV patients for Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) eligibility
c. Initiating ART to naïve participants
d. Managing and report adverse events
e. Prescribe the study drug and other medication as indicated by study
protocol and national guidelines.
4. Work with study paediatrician and physician to make all study participants
medical related decision.
5. Request and track lab results of all necessary investigations as defined in the study
schedule of events.
6. In collaboration with site manager, report all Serious Adverse Events (SAE) to
study coordinator, study paediatrician, study PI and DNDi Nairobi team.
7. In collaboration with study counsellor, track and follow up study participants and
all SAE
8. Fill and complete all study CRFs precisely and accurately as required by GCP.
9. Responsible for scanning and uploading study CRFs to database.
10. Adhere to regulatory requirement and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines
when executing study activities.
11. Make sure all study equipment are available at the study site.
12. Provide study progress weekly report on recruitment, study withdrawals and SAE.
13. Attend and coordinate study weekly meeting at the site.
14. Responsible to manage and secure study data and documents as study protocol.
15. Keep all the study related documents including study site master file, protocol,
MOP and SOPs safely and accessible.
16. Updating and maintaining all study logs (Protocol deviation tracking, Consent log,
patient screening and identification logs, follow-up tracking log, study monitor
log, laboratory investigation tracking log)
17. Perform other job related activities as requested by supervisor.

Qualification and work experience
1. Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized institution;
2. he/she should have an experience of at least 3 years in paediatric HIV/AIDS
related field.
3. Experience in clinical trials and GCP training will be added advantages.

Interested candidates should submit an application letter, a detailed copy of their
CV, and names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers)
of three work related referees.
Applications should be submitted by July 22, 2018, to the Human Resource
Manager through e-mail [email protected] or dropped by hand at the MDH Head
Office in Mikocheni, along Mwai Kibaki Road, Plot No. 802.
Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted