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Cancer Needs Assessment Officer

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Africa Health Organisation (AHO)
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Published 2 months ago
Cancer Needs Assessment Officer

Cancer Needs Assessment is the systematic approach to ensuring that the cancer service uses its resources to improve the health of the population in the most efficient way.


To be successful as a Needs Assessment Officer volunteer, you should be resourceful, and demonstrate excellent time management and patience. You can choose to do research on the

whole country, region, county, district, city, unitary authority, borough, parish, constituency, or ward in Africa and the Diaspora.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • To carry out cancer needs assessment and to ensure that people can benefit from cancer service or from wider social and environmental changes.
  • To carry out successful cancer needs assessments that requires a practical understanding of what is involved, the time and resources necessary to undertake assessments, and sufficient integration of the results into planning and commissioning of local services.
  • To carry out cancer needs assessment in the systematic approach to ensuring that the cancer service uses its resources to improve the health of the population in the most efficient way.    
  • To involve epidemiological, qualitative, and comparative methods to describe problems of a population; identify inequalities and access to cancer services; and determine priorities for the most effective use of resources.
  • Carry out cancer needs assessment in Africa and the Diaspora making a choice of your countries in Africa and BAME communities in the UK and other Diaspora countries.
  • To produce reports for the Cancer Needs Assessment that will be used by the managements
  • and Grants Writers to make decision and write grant applications.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • A qualification in research, public health, epidemiology, health, medicine, sociology, marketing or similar.
  • Proven experience in needs assessment in the relevant field.
  • Sound understanding of needs assessment methodologies.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.       
  • Strong statistical and mathematical aptitude.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Practical experience in database management.
  • Attention to detail and exceptional written, verbal, and telephonic communication skills.

Cancer Needs Assessment is the systematic approach to ensuring that the cancer service uses its resources to improve the health of the population in the most efficient way.


To be successful as a Needs Assessment Officer volunteer, you…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
43 Berkeley Square, London, England W1J 5FJ, United Kingdom

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