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AFENET seeks Regional Event-based Surveillance Analyst

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The regional Event-based Surveillance (EBS) Analyst will work as part of a team to coordinate and conduct Africa CDC’s routine media scanning for public health events across the continent. Familiar with the fundamentals of public health surveillance, the Analyst will review media reports using systems like Epidemic Intelligence from Open Sources, GPHIN, and ProMED to identify and verify human, animal, and environmental events of public health importance that will be included in a weekly report or outbreak brief. The Analyst will coordinate with all AU Member States within their region to detect, verify and report public health threats to RCCs and Africa CDC EBS network. The Analyst will also contribute to improving existing EBS protocols and procedures, including training new staff and strengthening Member State EBS capacity when needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

Eligibility

The application deadline is May 7, 2021.

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