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Medair brings life-saving relief and rehabilitation in disasters, conflict areas, and other crises by working alongside the most vulnerable. Its staff are inspired by their faith to care for people in need, providing practical and compassionate support, regardless of race, religion, or politics. Medair has achieved the ISO 9001:2000 quality certification worldwide, which denotes consistent and effective project management activities for the well-being of its beneficiaries. Founded in 1989, Medair’s unwavering commitment continues to bring hope to the world’s most vulnerable.

Closing date: 31 Jul 2009
Location: Somalia - Burao

Workplace: Burao, Togdheer region, Somaliland, with field visits to Cadale project, South Central Somalia
Starting Date: ASAP
Contract Details: 100%, minimum 1 year

Project Overview

Health, nutrition, WatSan and hygiene/health education programme in Cadale District including rehabilitation of existing Medical Centre and rural health posts. Health, nutrition, sanitation and hygiene education programme in Burao, Togdheer region, Somaliland. Potential projects include Emergency response within Middle Shabelle and surrounding region and/or expansion of initial programmes into rural areas with critical needs and no NGO coverage.


To manage the Cadale health programme in partnership with SAACID. To manage the health programme in Burao in partnership with a local NGO. To provide technical support to national medical staff for the implementation of high-quality care in all projects. To manage the necessary drugs and equipment for both projects. To anticipate, plan, and share in the development of new health project proposals in collaboration with SAACID and other partners.


- Medical Doctor or registered general nurse
- Midwifery, Tropical Disease or Community Health Certification, Nutritional Expertise or Trauma Training desirable


- 5 years clinical experience
- Experience in setting up and implementing primary health care

Medair standard working requirements for the field:
- Minimum 12 months professional experience in a relevant field
- Minimum 3 months overseas work experience
- Strong adherence to Medair values
- Strong English communication skills (oral and written)
- Strong character traits, including emotional stability, adaptability, ability to handle stress, cultural and gender sensitivity, honesty

How to apply
For more information on this and other positions, please follow this web link, and check the Experienced Relief Worker section:

We request that all applications be completed on line at

Medair does not set closing dates/deadline dates for applications; recruitment is ongoing until the position is filled. Medair reviews all applications and you will be contacted directly if you are selected as a candidate.

Reference Code: RW_7T5KR4-90

Source: ReliefWeb

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