Nutrition Consultant to support scale up of community-based acute malnutrition management as part of COVID19 response in Luanda

Unicef – Luanda – UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up. How can you make a difference? * Goal and Objective: Under the overall guidance of the UNICEF Chief of Child Survival and Development, technical guidance of the Nutrition Specialist and supervision of the Nutrition Officer, in close collaboration with the nutrition department of DNSP and GPS Luanda, and all partners at provincial level involved in nutrition programs, the consultant will be expected to provide technical support for the mapping of health facilities with potential to offer SAM treatment services and train frontline health wokers to deliver quality SAM care using Angola National Protocol for Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition in the mentioned project sites. Provide details/reference to AWP areas covered: These actions were planned in the Annual Workplan 2020 of Child Survival and Development section under activity 1.3.1.8 Nutrition in Emergency/ COVID19 response. Activities and Tasks: Mapping of Health Facilities for the scale-up of the offer of SAM treatment Conduct an initial mapping of available nutrition centers in Luanda in terms of screening and programme performance, assess quality and gaps for enhancement. Propose corrective actions. Conduct one-day visit to each project municipality to do on-site visits to health facilities selected by Provincial Health Directorate as priority and assess potential of existing health facilities to offer SAM care as part of the child health package and fill the mapping tools through structured interviews with key informants and health workers from the health facilities visited. Based on mapping, draft a capacity development plan with the nutrition focal points to … – Permanente – Horário completo

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