Archive for February, 2009

Internships with Save the Children

Attached please find the Internship Application Packet for 2009 opportunities with the Department of Health and Nutrition at Save the Children. As in the past we have a good mix of program focus and location, and a range of experiences. Throughout the year, we receive many inquiries for internships and we seek to match well-qualified students with meaningful action research projects to meet the needs of at least four stakeholders: the student, the project, the student’s institution, and the international health community at large. In other words, we expect that able students, carefully mentored by Save the Children technical staff and the student’s faculty, will advance the state-of-the-art and document findings for various audiences.


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Epidemiologist – Zimbabwe

The epidemiologist will provide oversight of existing health information systems as well as recommending improvements to data gathering methodology. He/she will contribute to the design/design disease surveillance systems as well as gather/analyse information related to patterns of morbidity and mortality. Disease surveillance will be targeted towards relevant infectious diseases as well as malnutrition prevalence levels. This role is also responsible for ensuring that systems are in place in order to gather relevant information required for health related, donor-funded project indicators.

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