Position: Technical Associate (CHAI)__Deadline:15Jul

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to our mission of saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries. We work at the invitation of governments to support them and the private sector to create and sustain high-quality health systems. 


CHAI was founded in 2002 in response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic with the goal of dramatically reducing the price of life-saving drugs and increasing access to these medicines in the countries with the highest burden of the disease. Over the following two decades, CHAI has expanded its focus. Today, along with HIV, we work in conjunction with our partners to prevent and treat infectious diseases such as COVID-19, malaria, tuberculosis, and hepatitis. Our work has also expanded into cancer, diabetes, hypertension, and other non-communicable diseases, and we work to accelerate the rollout of lifesaving vaccines, reduce maternal and child mortality, combat chronic malnutrition, and increase access to assistive technology. We are investing in horizontal approaches to strengthen health systems through programs in human resources for health, digital health, and health financing. With each new and innovative program, our strategy is grounded in maximizing sustainable impact at scale, ensuring that governments lead the solutions, that programs are designed to scale nationally, and learnings are shared globally.  

At CHAI, our people are our greatest asset, and none of this work would be possible without their talent, time, dedication and passion for our mission and values. We are a highly diverse team of enthusiastic individuals across 40 countries with a broad range of skillsets and life experiences. CHAI is deeply grounded in the countries we work in, with majority of our staff based in program countries. Learn more about our exciting work: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org

CHAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to providing an environment of fairness, and mutual respect where all applicants have access to equal employment opportunities. CHAI values diversity and inclusion, and recognizes that our mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people with diverse experience, backgrounds, and culture.


CHAI’s global malaria program provides direct technical and operational support to countries around the globe to strengthen their malaria programs and reduce the burden of this preventable, treatable disease. We support governments to scale up effective interventions for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance, with the goals of sustainably reducing the number of malaria-related illnesses and deaths worldwide in the short-term and accelerating progress towards malaria elimination in the long-term. Since 2013, CHAI has been supporting Haiti’s Ministry of Health to make meaningful steps in orienting its strategic plans and systems towards historic elimination of malaria by 2030.


Overview of role


CHAI seeks a highly motivated individual with experience in the control or elimination of infectious diseases, preferably with experience in malaria, disease surveillance systems, data analysis and/or public health research to spearhead and coordinate CHAI’s malaria surveillance and analytics work in the Dominican Republic. This individual will collaborate with the Ministry of Health and its partners to further improve case-based malaria surveillance at both facility and community levels, monitoring of vector control interventions and strengthen routine analytics of the data generated. The aim of this support is to ensure that robust evidence is available to inform the Ministry’s strategic and operational decisions. Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills are needed as this Associate will work closely with CHAI's Global and Regional Malaria Teams to generate and translate epidemiological evidence to the National Malaria Control Program and other in-country and international partners.


The Technical Associate will report directly to CHAI’s Program Lead in Dominican Republic while technical guidance and backstopping will be provided by the regional epidemiologists, Health Information, entomology, and vector control specialists.


The candidate must be able to multi-task, work independently, and build strong relationships to consolidate CHAI’s partnerships and drive progress. Furthermore, the candidate must have deep personal commitment to producing results and a willingness to travel to relatively remote regions with limited infrastructure and medical care. CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities including resourcefulness, tenacity, independence, patience, and humility.


  • Conduct high-quality analyses to evaluate effectiveness of current interventions, understand disease patterns, and inform strategic planning related to malaria in the DR.
  • Design, implement, analyse, and disseminate operational research projects evaluating program and/or intervention effectiveness
  • Organize, clean, and integrate datasets from different sources to aid program monitoring and evaluation interventions.
  • Support the routine use of epidemiological, entomological, interventions and other programmatic data to inform country strategy planning and program implementations.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and improve the performance of malaria surveillance processes and platforms including the quality of generated information.
  • Contribute strategic vision and thought leadership for how malaria analytics and surveillance can be strengthened to improve malaria elimination strategies.
  • Review and contribute to surveillance and analytics, monitoring, and evaluation components of annual country work plans to ensure they meet strategic goals.
  • Contribute to the formulation of surveillance guidelines and SOPs
  • Support the monitoring and evaluation of vector control interventions.
  • Support the collection, collation and/or use and of entomological data to better understand transmission dynamics and inform vector control strategies.
  • Perform scientific literature review on relevant topics as needed (e.g., surveillance methods, drivers of malaria transmission, intervention effectiveness, etc.).
  • Synthesize and disseminate findings through high-quality presentations, reports, and scientific publications.
  • Formulate and deliver national and sub-national level technical training materials.


  • Master’s in public health, epidemiology or related field, or similar experience
  • 3+ years of related working experience with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership
  • Experience in working and communicating with government officials and other external partners
  • Knowledge of malaria and/or other major global infectious disease problems
  • Experience in evaluating, working with, and strengthening disease surveillance systems
  • Working knowledge of at least one statistical and geospatial analysis program (e.g., R, SAS, Stata, Python, ArcGIS)
  • Strong data management skills, including merging and cleaning data from multiple sources
  • Experience applying research methods to solve global health problems
  • Experience with designing, conducting, and analysing surveys
  • Ability to work independently in remote and unstructured settings and to adapt to new environments and challenges
  • Ability to collaborate and operate as part of a multicultural team
  • High levels of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet applications
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to travel in country (up to 60% of the time) and internationally (~5%)
  • Fluency in Spanish and English


  • Experience working with electronic surveillance platforms (e.g., DHIS2), data collection tools (e.g., ODK, SurveyCTO) and/or data visualization applications (e.g., Tableau, PowerBi, Metabase)
  • Experience living or working in resource-limited settings
  • Knowledge of vector control
  • French or Haitian Creole language proficiency


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