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Job Opportunities (2), Governance, Equity and Health Program - The International Development Research Centre

Senior Program Specialist or Officer, Ottawa, Canada (Position #326)

The Governance, Equity and Health (GEH) Program supports research in developing regions to promote equitable provision of public health and health care services. This includes research on financing, delivery, access and governance challenges across a number of themes and regions.  As a key member of a multi-disciplinary team, the Senior Program Specialist or Officer identifies critical research issues; assists in developing the research strategy; and takes the lead in reviewing, developing, monitoring, managing and evaluating a portfolio of research projects. In particular, he/she will be involved in developing the portfolio on health policy and systems with a strong emphasis on governance and equity to develop GEH programs related to non-communicable diseases, health transitions and determinants of health, with a focus on Latin America.  The closing date for this position is March 1, 2009.

Senior Program Specialist or Officer, Ottawa, Canada  (Position #335)

As a key member of a multi-disciplinary team, the Senior Program Specialist or Officer identifies critical research issues; assists in developing the research strategy; and takes the lead in reviewing, developing, monitoring, managing and evaluating a portfolio of research projects. In particular, he/she will be involved in developing the portfolio on health equity and governance incorporating financing and poverty dimensions within an overall systems strengthening approach.   The closing date for this position is March 1, 2009.

To learn more about this career opportunity and how to apply, please visit http://www.idrc.ca/careers.

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