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The Kila Mtoto, Kila Mama project aims to save the lives of vulnerable mothers and new-borns in Mtwara region of Tanzania. Focusing on strengthening both the supply and demand side of maternal new-born and child health (MNCH) continuum.
In collaboration with RHMT, lead an assessment to identify the needs of mothers especially those most at risk of not being able to access lifesaving MNH care services. Jointly with RHMT design a and roll out a strategy for community engagement; including male engagement; awareness raising as well as training/coaching of nurses and the community health care workers to create demand for MN health care services and preventative care at community level.
If you are passionate about making a difference for marginalised mothers and babies, giving them a voice, this is your job!
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.
As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full-time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.
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