Center for the Development of People (CEDEP) is a registered human rights organization dedicated to addressing the needs, improving the lives, and providing support for some of Malawi’s most neglected minority groups through civic education, training, capacity building, networking and research. The mission of CEDEP is to create an enabling environment and protect the wellbeing of sexual minorities and other vulnerable groups.
Center for the Development of People and Jhpiego, through the Gateway Program are supporting Ministry of Health (MOH) to address the unmet need for HIV testing services (HTS), by increasing uptake of HTS, care and treatment, and prevention services in Chikwawa, Mwanza and Mzimba Districts supported by the U.S. Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The interventions are aimed at achieving the three strategic goals of: increased access and demand for HTS; improved linkages to other HIV services; and improved quality of HTS.
Center for the Development of People is seeking to recruit suitably qualified and experienced Malawians in the positions below:
Position: HIV Diagnostic Assistant
Supervisor: Field Officer
Location & Number : Chikwawa-3 HDAs and Mwanza-2 HDAs
Reporting Date : Immediately
The HIV Diagnostic Assistant (H.D.A) will provide HIV testing and counselling services at the community level following index client testing and workplace testing approaches targeting key/at risk populations such as Female Sex Workers, Men having Sex with other me, and Priority Populations, under the Gateway Project. She/he works under close guidance and support from the Field (KP) Officers to support the implementation of quality HIV testing services in the community and linkages between HIV testing services and care and treatment services.
Duties & Responsibilities
Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Competencies
Interested applicants are requested to send an application letter and a Curriculum Vitae (CV) by 5:00 pm Thursday, 19th September, 2019 addressed to:
The Executive Director,
P.O. Box 3251,
Through the following email address:
Clearly indicate the position being applied for.
CEDEP is an equal rights organisation, all interested candidates of Malawian origin are encouraged to apply regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, religious, political or ethnic affiliation.