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The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) is searching for:  Chief, Special Program, Sustainable Development and Health Equity

La Organización Panamericana de la Salud (PAHO)/Oficina Regional de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) desea cubrir el puesto vacante de: Jefe del Programa Especial, Desarrollo Sostenible y Equidad en Salud

A Organização Pan-Americana da Saúde (PAHO)/Escritório Regional da Organização Mundial da Saúde (OMS) deseja preencher o posto de: Chefe do Programa Especial de Desenvolvimento Sustentável e Equidade em Saúde

Due date for application/ Fecha límite para la aplicación / data final para a aplicação:  17 August 2016

Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT442

Objectives of the Programme:

The Special Program of Sustainable Development and Health Equity (SDE) of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) represents a multidisciplinary team that, together with other technical departments and collaborating centers, leads innovative, inter-sectoral and strategic efforts to address the determinants of health, to reduce health risks and to promote healthy social and physical environments where people live, study, work and play as a substantial and essential element of Human Security for Sustainable Development and Health Equity.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Essential: A university degree in a health or social sciences, and a master’s degree in public health with emphasis on sustainable development, social and environmental determinants of health, health equity or related field from a recognized institution. Desirable: A PhD degree on any of the areas of responsibility of the position would be an asset.
  • Essential: Thirteen years of combined national and international progressively responsible experience working in a broad range of sustainable development, social and environmental determinants of health and health equity issues. Experience should include at least five years of experience working in areas related to the social and environmental determinants of health, sustainable development, health equity or human security. Desirable: Experience in the development, implementation of and fundraising for health and development projects, preferably in an international organization would be an asset.
  • Languages: Very good knowledge of English or Spanish with a working knowledge of the other language. Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an asset.

Further Information and online application form: click here

Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT442

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