Friday, 21 September 2018

Core Competencies

  • Public Health Research and Innovation (priority number 4 in the National Development Plan) with deliverables of peer-view publications, research reports, scientific presentations.
  • Public Health Surveillance (diseases & bio-risks) with deliverables of documented outbreaks investigated and controlled plus bio-risks averted.
  • Reference & Specialized Testing Proficiency with deliverables of evaluated and validated testing algorithms and standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Health promotion and environmental health linked to cluster in the Ministry of Health’s Health Sector Strategic & Investment Plan.
  • Disease prevention & control linked to the MoH clusters in its Health Sector Strategic & Investment Plan: Maternal and Child Health (cluster II); Communicable Diseases (cluster III) and Non-Communicable Diseases (cluster IV).
  • Human Resource and Capacity Development with deliverables of scientists trained/mentored, trainees handled through internships and staff retention plus motivation.
  • Research governance and quality assurance measurable through policy contributions, number of grants, infrastructural developments, number of partnerships/collaborations, number of quality assurance schemes and resources mobilized.
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