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Nutrition Project Assistant

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : World Vision Canada
Acronyme : WVC
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : As a member of the international World Vision partnership and in support of our common mission, WVC is a Christian humanitarian relief and development organization, inviting Canadians to share their resources to empower people living in poverty.
Adresse : 1 World Drive
Mississauga, Ontario,
L5T 2Y4
FAX: (905) 696-2168
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Clara McLaughlin
Courriel : clara_mclaughlin@worldvision.ca
Pays : Cambodge
Ville : Phnom Penh
Secteur : Santé
Description du stage : The nutrition programs in WNCB aim to reduce child mortality by improving the nutrition and health status of children and women. The focus areas include malaria reduction, disease prevention, and improved micronutrient status. Activities include insecticide treated bed net distribution to children and women to prevent malaria; immunizations to protect young children from preventable diseases; antibiotic training and distribution to protect against respiratory illnesses in children; vitamin A supplementation for children under five; and HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. Capacity building to Ministry of Health staff, World Vision staff and community members is an integral part of the nutrition and health programs.

In Canada
Nutrition and Health Team

1) Meet key staff with whom to communicate while in the field.
2) Review current and past programs.
3) Review program specific documents.
4) Attend Team Meetings.

Asia Cross Functional Team (AXFT)

1) Meet with Team Leader.
2) Meet with Regional Program Manager.
3) Attend AXFT meetings.

International and Canadian Programs (ICP) and Technical Division

1) Attend devotions for ICP and Technical Teams.
2) Research country specific issues.
3) Review relevant literature on issues.
4) Preparation of Program Report after returning from overseas.

Overseas
The intern will:

1) Assist the health and nutrition manager and national Enhance coordinator in the implementation of the Enhance nutrition program, including LQAS survey implementation, capacity building workshops for Ministry of Health staff, World Vision staff and community members on malaria, respiratory illness and antibiotic use, immunizations, vitamin A and HIV/AIDS.

2) Assist the health and nutrition manager and national Enhance coordinator with logistics for distribution of long lasting insecticide treated bed nets to children under five in Area Development Programs (ADP).

3) Network and build relationships with Ministry of Health staff at the National and local levels.

4) Assist with preparation of reports for submission to WVC and CIDA.

5) Be involved in ongoing monitoring and evaluation of Enhance program, in collaboration and with support of the health and nutrition manager and national Enhance coordinator.
Organisation d'accueil : World VIsion Cambodia
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : World Vision is a Christian Humanitarian agency whose mission is to create positive, permanent change in the lives of children and their communities, through programs that seek to address suffering and undermine the root causes of poverty and injustice.