|Overview : |
Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) with the support of UNDP in collaboration with WHO and Healthcare Without Harm (HCWH) is implementing a full size GEF funded project. The project strives to help country meet her obligations under the Stockholm and Minamata conventions by introducing best environmental practices (non-incineration healthcare waste treatment technologies and mercury-free medical devices) in four Sub-Saharan African countries including Tanzania to reduce harmful releases from the health sector. In Tanzania, the project is impelemented in five health fascilities in Dar es Salaam Region (Muhimbili National Hospital, Mwananayamal Hospital,Mabgala Rangi Tatu Hospital, Sinza Hospital and Buguruni Anglican Hospital).
The overarching goal of the project is to support project sites to improve the entire healthcare waste management chain in all five project facilities through improved classification, segregation, storage, transportation and disposal, among else, it is expected that improved HCWM practices will reduce the spread of infections both at healthcare facility level as well as to the entire population.
To this end, the project is looking for an individual to support the project team to carry out some of the project activities which require additional skills set to compliment the project team, to accomplish the task below.