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Remarkable experience with more than four years of experience in the humanitarian and health sector, trained in principles and methods of social science research MSc in International Health. Currently focusing and interested in evaluating impact of external funding on health system strengthening in Somalia. Completed key informant qualitative study on the role of NGOs in Health Service Delivery of Somalia. Honest, dedicated, and passionate about delivering high quality results on time, in the meantime having interest in the Humanitarian assistance, emergency relief and disaster management. I have experience in working from different projects ranging from Health, Nutrition, WASH, and also Maternal and Child Health.

Working Experience

2018

Consultant in Health System Strengthening

Hayan Institute of Research Somalia
  • Assist and supervise the direct implementation of nutrition programme, which includes screening, clinical management of severe and moderate acute malnutrition, community mobilization and Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF).
  • Responsible for the implementation, management and support of the CMAM programme.
  • Support integration of nutrition services with available health, WASH, psychosocial (PSS) interventions.
  • Line manage and oversees the nutrition staff including recruitment, day-to-day management, development and training, performance management, etc.
  • Develop and manage a comprehensive activity plan covering the time frame of the project proposal.
  • Support the health sector by the improvement and further design of the technical sector on approved and appropriate health practices.
  • Oversee all staff based in the health/nutrition project including recruitment, appraisal, management, general well-being, job descriptions, work schedules, discipline etc. in coordination with the Projects Coordinator.
  • Assist in documenting and disseminating project achievements through national meetings, publicizing success stories and presenting findings at district, provincial and national meetings

 

2016

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer- Maternal and Child Health Program

Horn Africa Development Organization -Bosaaso
  • Responsible for measuring, monitoring and evaluating the project implemented by the organization.
  • Ensure consistency in objectives and using success indicators to deliver timely and relevant reports.
  • Supporting the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the organizations' projects and work plans.
  • Responsible for capacity building of the staffs and other coordination activities.
  • Follow and monitor program activities in collaboration with the program coordinator and medical coordinator using the logical framework.
  • Responsible of field assessment with partners and donors.
Jan.2015Jan.2016

Health and Nutrition Officer

Towfiiq Umbrella Organization- Central Regions
  • Contribute to the coordination of all aspects of the Emergency Health Program to meet program.
  • Responsible for the day to day implementation of the mobile teams and health facility component of the program.
  • Provide regular field visits to the supported facilities, communities, community health workers and mobile teams.
  • Provide on the job training to the health facilities staffs on the key project deliverables.
  • Provide direct supervision to Community Health Workers and mobile teams
  • Assisted in the development of detailed Emergency health program plans for the district.
  • Support community health workers during appropriate practical tasks in project implementation.
  • Lead public consultation exercises and facilitate community participation, using a variety of techniques to ensure the involvement of the community.
Jan.2014Dec.2014

Program Assistant Coordinator

CISP-Mogdishu Somalia
  • Overview and coordination of program activities including primary health care, outreach, hospital facility and emergency response in collaboration with the program coordinator.
  • Worked in collaboration with the field team to ensure the quality of all medical activities in accordance with the protocol.
  • Participated in writing the project proposal with coordination team.
  • Offer technical support and guidance to the medical heads (medical supervisor, medical assistant supervisor, and facility supervisors.
  • Responsible for capacity building of the field medical staffs as well as human resource management of the project team in the field.
  • Follow and monitor program activities in collaboration with the program coordinator and medical coordinator using the logical framework.
  • Represents the organization in different meetings and able to update the program coordinator and the other coordination team.
  • Ensured quality and relevant data are collected as required and program review meetings are held with communities and state government.
2013

Internship Position as Assistant in National TB and Leprosy Control Program

Ministry of Health, Sudan National TB and Leprosy Control Program
  • Assisted in conducting research, literature reviews, collecting and analyzing data for the use of the program.
  • Assisted in preparing materials for submission to funding agencies and government.
  • Increase the awareness and knowledge of TB disease by developing effective messages for the general public.
  • Worked closely with prevention unit and accelerated advocacy, communication and social mobilization activities to reach the targets of the program.
  • Represented the program in meetings and activities with multiple TB partners.

Education

20162017

Master of Science in International Health

Institute of Global Health, University of Heidelberg. Germany

the Master of Science in International Health (MScIH) focuses on poverty-related health problems in low and middle-income countries. The programme aims to provide students with a solid foundation in international public health principles and to equip them with the knowledge and competencies necessary to run and initiate sustainable programmes for disease control, health promotion, and health services development across a wide range of populations and countries.

20092013

Bachelor Science of Public Health

Faculty of Public Health, Alzaiem Al-Azhari University. Sudan

Skills

Knowledge of statistics and research methods for monitoring and evaluation including results motioning and assessments.

 Knowledge of quantitative, qualitative and data collection tools.

Good command of statistical packages including SPSS and STATA software.

Language Skills:

Somali:  Mother’s tongue

English: Proficient user

 Arabic:  Proficient user

  Deutsch: Intermediate

Additional Courses and Trainingtion

Humanitarian Needs Assessment Training

Implementation Research Online Course of WHO/TDR

Health Technology Assessment course in Technical University of Berlin, June 2018

Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response Course

Research Methodology for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response

Public Health in Humanitarian Crisis

NGOs Management

Hospital and Healthcare Management

Disaster and refugee management

United Nations Studies and International Understanding

Communication Skills for International Jobs

International Certificate in Computer Driving License (ICDL)

Research Activities

1-Health System Strengthening of Somalia: the Role of NGOs in Health Service Delivery in

Benadir Region, Somalia.2017

Sponsored by the Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg and funded by German

Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

2-Study Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Mothers towards Reproductive Health especially

Family planning in Haji Yusuf Centre, Sudan.2013

Sponsored by Alzaiem Alazhari University Faculty Of Public Health. Sudan.

References

References are available on request