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Research Assistants PATH

PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing heath challenges.
PATH is an international organization working on global health. PATH is planning to undertake a study to generate evidence that will inform/guide the preparations for demand generation of the introduction of a vaccine in Uganda. PATH will lead the data generation activities in collaboration and coordination with the ministry of health Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) and National malaria control division.

PATH is seeking to recruit Ten (10) Research assistants to be contracted to collect data across different regions of the country through key informant interviews and focused group discussions. The data collectors will receive didactic and field-based training before conducting the study interviews. After training is completed, the data collectors will be deployed for the data collection activities.

Duties and responsibilities
• Attend daily of the data collector training session, including the practical training component.
• Before the start of data collection, familiarize yourself with the data collection tools to be used for the study and be clear about the expected data for each question and questionnaire.

Ensure proper and ethical execution of the study as per the defined methodology, including obtaining and documenting informed consent from all study participants prior to each interview.
• Ensure timely completion of data collection in assigned region in accordance with the interview/study schedule.
• Collect high quality, complete and accurate data for the study.
• Within a day of completing each interview, upload the completed survey in ODK after reviewing and ensuring the data are complete and correct.
• At the end of the data collection period, draft a report with the assigned data collector to summarize the progress and challenges and other relevant contextual factors related to the data collection activity in the assigned region.

• The preferred candidate must possess preferably a bachelor’s degree in a health-related program.
• With over 3 year’s experience in data collection in both English and local language
• Preferably Fluency in the following languages Acholi, Ankole, Ateso, Luganda, Lusoga, Japhadhola, and Lugbara

Key deliverables include:
• Attend training in data collection tools.
• Submit complete and accurate data for the assigned facilities.Summary activity report submitted after data collection
Work Hours: 8

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Closing Date : 14th June, 2024

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