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Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey is a time bound activity and is crucial for Ending TB in India and is planned to be undertaken on mission mode. High level of commitment is required with a will to work on Sundays & holidays (except, important local holidays). Job requires continuous field work throughout the country in various States/UTs for all posts. Preference will be given to those having working experience in National Health Surveys/ similar activities. Candidates are invited to attend Walk-In Interview / Written Test for the below mentioned ICMR-National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, No.1, Mayor Satyamoorthy Road,Chetpet,Chennai-600031.

Essential Qualification : Graduate in Science from a recognized university with three years’ experience or Master’s degree in relevant subject from a recognized university.

Desirable Qualification : 1. Master’s degree in Epidemiology/Public Health/Medical Social Work/Science subject 2. Experience in field level data collection 3. Experience in RNTCP program 4. Experience in conducting Census and field surveys 5. Knowledge of Computer applications.

Job Specifications / Responsibilities : 1. Get trained in Protocol of State TB Prevalence Survey, Tamil Nadu as well as SOPs and training manuals. 2. Conduct census enumeration survey of participants by visiting the households. 3. Rapid data collection during census enumeration, enter in android based mobile application. 4. Decide on eligibility of individuals and inform them on timings for attending survey sites with procedures to be done. 5. Hand over the acknowledgement receipt with appropriate serial number to enrolled participant 6. Regularly synchronize data on mobile application with server. 7. Coordinate with local health staff (e.g. FHW) and MO / Senior investigator, to ensure that all exclusion criteria is applied as per SOPS 8. Follow-up eligible participants from household for participation if not presented on scheduled time. 9. Follow-up those eligible participants who could not give sputum samples on time. 10. Assist Survey Team Leader in preparing cluster report. 11. Assist Survey Team Leader in maintaining financial expenditure for each cluster. 12. Any other job as assigned by Team Investigator, Survey PMU.

Upper Age Limit : 30 years.

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About National Institute For Research In Tuberculosis

The following posts are to be filled purely on contract basis for 2 months, in the non-institutional ad-hoc project titled ‘Targeted Intervention to expand and strengthen TB Control in tribal population and Strengthening implementation and operational research under RNTCP in India’ at Gujarat, implemented by this Institute.
Qualification : Graduate in Anthropology / Sociology / Life Sciences /psychology/social work/ medical sociology/ from a recognized University.
Desirable Qualification : Experience of working in Tribal area A degree/diploma in public health or equivalent. Two years experience of working in National TB Programmes or two years experience of working in field based projects.
Age Limit : Not exceeding 35 Years.
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