Kenya: Short-Term Technical Assistance – Research Assistant

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Organization: Palladium International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 30 Dec 2017

Health Policy Plus (HP+) is a USAID-funded five-year $185 million project awarded to Palladium (formerly Futures Group) on August 28, 2015. HP+ has a mandate across global, country, and subnational levels to strengthen and advance health policy priorities in HIV, family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH), and maternal health. It aims to improve the enabling environment for equitable and sustainable health services, supplies, and delivery systems through policy development and implementation, with an emphasis on voluntary, rights-based health programs, and by strengthening in-country partners' capacity to navigate complex environments for effective policy design, implementation, and financing aligned to their priorities.

The overarching objective for HP+ in Kenya and East Africa is to contribute to increased sustainable, predictable, and adequate financing for programs and health policy implementation. The objective contributes directly to Kenya's Vision 2030, and its 2013-2017 Medium Term Plan (MTP II).

Data collection and analysis will contribute to achievement of HP+ global's IR3: Policy environment for public stewardship, accountability, and transparency improved. The research will support generation and utilization of evidence to inform decision making. Short-Term Technical experts for forthcoming assignment on collecting and analyzing health expenditure and costing data from selected institutions.

1 Collect health expenditure/costing data from selected institutions within the counties and fill in the data collection tool as explained from the orientation. 2 Check the completed data collection instruments for completeness and accuracy as demonstrated in the orientation. 3 Return to the respondent by appointment to finish incomplete interviews if any (call backs). 4 Data entry from hard copy to excel format as per instructions from the orientation and identification of any omissions for call backs. 5 Submit clean, complete, and validated data set in MS Excel for analysis to HP+ technical monitor.

1 Degree with relevant experience in health systems, economics or statistics 2 Knowledge on health sector programs or health care financing. 3 Previous experience in collection of Health related data (NHA, CHA, HSA, PETS) will be an added advantage 4 Proficient in Excel and MS word.

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