URGENT VACANCY NMEP
National Malaria Elimination Programme
TERMS OF REFERENCE
Position: Database Officer (Contract)
Malaria is endemic in Nigeria with 97% of the population at risk of infection. Nigeria contributes a quarter of the African malaria burden. It is a major public health problem in Nigeria; with up to 60% of all outpatients and 30% of hospital admissions attributable to the disease.
The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) has the mandate for malaria control activities across the country. This includes the monitoring and supervision of all malaria control activities at sub-national levels to ensure compliance with national policies, effective implementation of strategic and operational plans, and timely feedback from the field in form of reports.