The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is the global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV/AIDS and has reached more than 26 million women with services to prevent transmission of HIV to their babies. In 2015-2016, EGPAF supported activities in 19 countries and nearly 5,000 sites to implement prevention, care, and treatment services; to further advance innovative research; and to execute global advocacy activities that bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.
EGPAF has worked in Malawi since 2001. Today, EGPAF Malawi implements evidence‐based HIV prevention, care and treatment interventions in 179 health facilities in nine districts through EGPAF’s U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief/U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (PEPFAR/CDC) ‐ funded HIV Service Delivery, Quality Improvement and Health Systems Strengthening Program. EGPAF seeks to fill the following temporary open positions:
Job Title : Research Assistants (16)
Reports to : Field Supervisor
Location : Blantyre, Zomba & Thyolo
Duration : 6 months from June 2019
The research assistant will be based in one of the research sites. She/he will be responsible for supporting health care workers with participant recruitment in the study, conducting informed consent, assisting interviews using an in-depth interview structure, and maintaining safety, quality and confidentiality of the data collected.