Branch of Family Health International (FHI 360) in Tajikistan

Re advertisement – TB Screening and TPT Advisor, USAID End TB Tajikistan Activity

FHI 360 is a non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of TB Screening and TPT Advisor for USAID Tajikistan Tuberculosis (TB) Bilateral Activity. The position will be based in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.  

Project Background

USAID Tajikistan Tuberculosis (TB) Bilateral Activity is a five-year project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). USAID Tajikistan Tuberculosis (TB) Bilateral Activity aims to reduce the burden of TB in the Republic of Tajikistan. The project activity results are focuses on improving case detection and notification for all forms of TB, increasing the number of patients cured of all forms of TB, strengthening TB prevention by expanded preventive treatment and improved infection prevention and control (IPC) interventions, and strengthening TB system resilience/reliance in public health emergency.  

Position Summary

Under the supervision of the AR1,2,3 Lead, the TB Screening and TPT Advisor will work closely with the technical team to support the development, implementation, and monitoring of activities related to TB Screening and Preventive Treatment. This includes, but not limited to provide technical guidance and mentorship to the sub-partners to ensure technical fidelity of these interventions, ensures that targets set on TB Screening and Preventive Treatment are met and reported in line with client’s demands and, enhance capacity of implementing partner organizations to provide standard TB comprehensive screening services and TB care and preventive treatment activities, along with other activities in Tajikistan.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Provides technical guidance and support to local partners in implementing TB screening and TB preventive treatment for key and vulnerable populations.
  • Strengthens referrals between community clinical partners and public health facilities for Screening and Treatment services.
  • Strengthens preventive treatment continuity and minimize treatment interruptions at community clinics and TA facilities.
  • Scale up community TB screening, monitoring and reporting for all sub partners and liaising with public and private laboratories.
  • Provides timely and regular supervision of TB screening centers and community clinics to ensure implementation is done in accordance with the project workplan and strategies.
  • Works with the project team to monitor the progress, track programmatic performance and implement corrective actions where interventions and strategies do not deliver the anticipated outcomes.
  • Strengthen project’s relationships with local stakeholders and District Health Management Teams to enhance collaboration for service delivery and ensure that project activities are well-coordinated and fed into national and regional programs, plans and achievements.
  • Responsible for quality management and quality improvement plans for the partners, ensuring that partners adhere to minimum clinical standards in relation to TB screening and TPT.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to support the Project’s overall objectives and activities

Minimum Requirements 

  • At least Bachelor’s degree in public health or other health related fields or its equivalent; Master’s degree is an advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in provision of TB Screening services and TB Preventive Treatment. Previous experience working with key populations and priority populations is an added advantage.
  • Experience working in organizations or as part of projects that address technical TB issues
  • Proven experience working with government officials, particularly with Department of Health and local government units, to support strategy development, implementation plans, and decision making is highly desirable
  • Knowledge, understanding and technical expertise in the application and implementation of TB strategies and technical guidance
  • Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholder
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Any relevant Tajik professional qualifications are an advantage.
  • Fluency in English, Russian and Tajiki is required.
  • Position open to Tajik nationals or individuals who have the legal authority to work in Tajikistan.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can register and apply through FHI 360 career site. Please click here or copy the URL

Deadline for submit application: September 22, 2023

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work and are subject to modification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.  


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