[Ip-health] Communities Delegation to UNITAID seeks two Key Advisors
LZadeh at oxfam.org.uk
Tue Jun 25 09:31:33 PDT 2013
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The Communities Delegation to the UNITAID Board is seeking applications
for the role of Key Advisor (unpaid position).
Application deadline: Midnight UK time, Friday 12 July 2013
Please send completed applications to the UNITAID Civil Society
Delegations Liaison Officer, Leila Zadeh: LZadeh at oxfam.org.uk
Full terms of reference for the role, outline of the application process,
background information and an application form are available by sending an
email to LZadeh at oxfam.org.ukby 3 July 2013.
UNITAID is an innovative global health initiative that uses its long-term
sustainable funding to support projects that positively impact the market
for medicines, diagnostics and other health products for HIV/AIDS, TB and
Malaria. UNITAID also encourages innovation to ensure medicines are
available in formulations and combinations that are best suited to the
target populations and treatment conditions in developing countries. Much
of UNITAID?s funding comes from a levy on airline tickets, which is both
sustainable and predictable. UNITAID also receives long-term funding from
governments. Since its inception in 2006, UNITAID has committed more than
US$ 1,103,000 to projects in 94 countries. The UNITAID secretariat is
hosted by the World health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.
For more information on UNITAID, please see www.unitaid.eu.
The position: The Communities Delegation to the Executive Board of
UNITAID, representing people affected by HIV, TB or malaria, is looking to
appoint two Key Advisors.
The Key Advisors will provide advice and guidance to the Communities
Delegation Board Member and Alternate Board Member. The Key Advisors will
also work closely with the Civil Society Delegations Liaison Officer, the
NGOs Delegation and the Contact Group.
Applicants should be persons affected by HIV, TB or malaria and/or have a
good understanding of the issues of PLHIV and those affected by AIDS, TB
and malaria. They must also be willing to commit 10% of their working time
to the position, and have the support of their organisation (if
applicable) for this commitment.
The term of service for the key advisors is expected to be two years,
after which the term may be renewed. Full details can be found in the
terms of reference.
Please note this is an unpaid position but travel costs may be covered by
the UNITAID secretariat or the grant to the Civil Society Delegations.
Some support towards telephone or other office costs can also be provided.
Full terms of reference for this position, instructions on how to apply
(including selection criteria), background information and the application
form are available by sending an email to LZadeh at oxfam.org.uk by 3 July
2013. Applicants will be asked to participate in a telephone interview if
shortlisted. Please contact LZadeh at oxfam.org.uk if you have any queries on
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest.
Thanks and best wishes,
Nelson Otwoma, Communities Board Member
Gracia Violeta Ross Quiroga, Alternate Board Member
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