World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO Africa)

The WHO Regional Office for Africa is one of WHO’s 6 regional offices around the world. It serves the WHO African Region, which comprises 47 Member States with the Regional Office in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo.   As the lead health authority within the United Nations (UN) system, they work with the Member States in the African Region and development partners to improve the health and well-being of people. Their work involves translation of global health initiatives into regional plans that respond to the specific needs and challenges of countries in the Region. They support countries to achieve better health outcomes through technical and policy advice, development of norms and standards, generation and sharing of knowledge and convening health partners. Together with countries, they attain health objectives by supporting national health policies and strategies. Their main areas of work include health sector development, combating diseases – infectious diseases like TB and HIV, and non-infectious diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart disease. They prepare for and rapidly respond to disasters and emergencies and help mothers and children survive and thrive, so they can look forward to a healthy old age. WHO staff are united in a shared commitment to ensuring that all people have access to good quality affordable health care without falling into poverty.
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Careers

Job openings over the past year

65Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Technical Officer, Vaccine Supply and Safety Officer, IST/Central, P3
    Gabon
  • Administrative Officer(Fellowship), Regional Office, P2
    Congo, The Republic of

Staff at World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO Africa) have experience in

Sectors

  • reproductive health
  • infectious disease
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • development
  • africa

Funders

  • save the children international
  • ec
  • world bank group

Countries

  • somalia
  • united states
  • kenya
  • canada
  • burkina faso

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Experience

Contract Awards

Support for Good Outbreak Response Management

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

Provision of Improved Solutions in Global Health

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

Provision of Access to Global Health Solutions

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

Provision of Access to Global Health Solutions

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

Provision of Access to Global Health Solutions

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

Provision of Access to Global Health Solutions

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

Supporting Polio Environmental Surveillance

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF)

Company Offices

  • Congo, The Republic of (headquarters)
  • Brazzaville
  • Cité du Djoué, P.O.Box 06