Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey is a time bound activity and is crucial for TB Elimination in India. It is planned to be undertaken on mission mode. NIRT has been embarking upon prevalence survey of Tuberculosis across the country expeditiously. To undertake this activity effectively and on a time-bound manner we are in search of candidates having high level of commitment and dedication to work mainly towards monitoring and intermittent field work throughout the country in various States/UTs. Preference will be given to those having work experience in National Health Surveys/ similar activities. These activities are being carried out through an ad-hoc research project of ICMR titled “National survey for state-wise prevalence of microbiologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis in India”.
Essential Qualification : MBBS degree with 4 years’ experience or Post Graduate Diploma in medical subjects after MBBS with 2 years’ experience or Post Graduate Degree(MD/MS/DNB)after MBBS with one year experience.
Desirable Qualification & Experience : 1. Doctorate or MD or Master degree in the relevant subject (Community Medicine/ Preventive & Social Medicine/ Pediatrics/ Medicine/ Tropical Medicine/ Community Health Administration/Health Administration/ Family Medicine/ Epidemiology/ Public Health) from a recognized university. 2. Additional Post-doctoral research/teaching experience in relevant subjects in recognized institute(s). 3. Knowledge of Computer Applications or Business Intelligence tools /Data Management. 4. Minimum one-year experience in RNTCP.
Job Description : 1. Get trained in Protocol of National TB Prevalence Survey, India as well as SOPs and training manuals. 2. Assist the Survey Project Management Unit in training & sensitizations of various stake holders at various levels as well, as other preparatory activities for the survey. 3. Coordinate with Survey Team and local RNTCP team in identification & establishing survey site for each cluster. 4. Review and report all chest X-Ray images are for any abnormality as per survey protocol and SOP in time bound manner. 5. Identify other medical conditions as well as the triage by coordinating with the local health facilities as well as referral to higher centers as and when necessary. 6. Establishing coordination and support from local health facilities and authorities for survey activities. 7. Any other job as assigned by PI.
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. Note : This post UR candidate only.