OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
encouraging mobilization at all levels of society; developing and engaging in strategic partnerships; and promoting instruments governing NCD prevention adopted by WHO's Member States, including the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the WHO Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health and the Comprehensive Global Monitoring Framework, Including a Set of Indicators, and the Voluntary Global Targets for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases.
PND drives NCD prevention from a whole of government approach, which focuses on policy coherence, coordination and efficiency.
To complement this approach, PND promotes Health in All Policies, which provides a systemic and sustained approach to taking into account the impacts of public policy on health determinants and health systems across sector
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
mHealth Country Operations : - Support the WHO Be He lthy, Be Mobile secretariat team in engagement with new countries.-
With the regional focal point and the senior members of the secretariat team, provide technical support for the development, adaptation and implementation of the country roadmaps for the implementation of the mHealth for NCDs program in the country.
mHealth New cross-cutting Interventions :
mHealth initiative : - Represent the WHO-ITU mHealth initiative at profiling events. - Synthesize and review research on emerging mHealth for NCDs issues and prepare required briefings and summaries.
Essential : A first university degree in social science, business administration or related fields.
Desirable : Master's degree in Public Health, public policy and / or information management.
Essential : At least 5 years' experience in public health, informatics or other relevant experience, of which 3 years at the international level.
Experience working with international organizations, at global, regional and / or country level, working with governments and other stakeholders at national and international levels.
Desirable : Experience working in e / mHealth. Experience and knowledge of working in the UN.
Technical competencies in mHealth, Digital Health or Health Information Systems for Communicable / Non Communicable disease programmes.
Technical competency in public health policy and management. Technical competency in implementation of programs at country level working with government and multiple stakeholders.
Promoting innovation and organizational learning
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Use of Language Skills
Essential : Intermediate knowledge of English.
Desirable : Intermediate knowledge of French.
WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 60,233 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 3985 per month for the duty station indicated above.
Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.
WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited / recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The list can be accessed through the link : . Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.