Central Tibetan Administration:
Department of Health
Title: PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS
Overview: The Department of Health seeks medical professionals to provide for the health care needs of the settlements.
Location: Orissa, Miao, Ladakh, Delek Hospital
Service Code: CTA-DoH-01-2012
Service Track: Professional
Host Institute Information: DOH seeks to make Tibetan refugee settlements viable by improving the basic health of the Tibetan refugee population in India and Nepal. The department has 7 hospitals, 4 primary health centers and 43 clinics. Active programs include:
• Drinking water and sanitation • Health education and training
• Ngoenga School for Tibetan children with special needs
• Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS prevention and control
• Health data collection • Reproductive health care
• Substance abuse and mental health • Hepatitis B control and prevention
• Malaria prevention and control
Role: The resident physician will be based in one of the four settlements of Orissa, Miao, Ladakh and Dharamsala (Delek Hospital).The physician would care for patients both in the immediate camp as well as neighboring settlements, offering preventive services and treatment, and assisting in the effective operation of the local clinic. In addition to providing medical care, s/he would help improve the practical knowledge of nurses and health professionals in the clinic and strengthen overall capacity to deliver effective and timely services. Two or more years of experience and a minimum commitment of six months are desired.
AT A GLANCE:
Opening: 3 Fellows
Experience Level: Mid-Advanced
Time Commitment: 6 months+
Field Based: Yes
Host Type: CTA.
Start Date: July 1, 2012
Eligibility & Benefits:
• Small monthly stipend
• Partial assistance with accommodation
Requirements: Medical professionals with at least two or more years of experience with a MBBS, MD or related medical degree.
Closed and not accepting applications.
Tibet Corps seeks to inspire Tibetans to become directly engaged in tangible work to build and strengthen the Tibetan community, its organizations and institutions, and the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), to surmount barriers and gaps in space and resources, building on our own collective strength to support the Tibetan people.
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