Notification for recruitment of IEC Officer at Uttarakhand Health & Family Welfare Society
Recruitment at Uttarakhand Health & Family Welfare Society for post of IEC Officer
Uttarakhand Health & Family Welfare Society invites application from Indian citizens to apply for post of IEC Officer
Should have excellent communication skills both written and verbal both in Hindi and
Should have done a 6 mths certificate course in Computer;
Should have minimum 5 year documented or certified experience in governmental
/public or registered non- profit organizations of standing of executing and running
awareness campaigns aiming for voluntary community participation for example
screening for thalassemia carrier status, testing for HIV infection, voluntary blood
donation, family planning initiatives or any similar health related campaign where an
individual from the community is motivated to voluntary participate or take actions
leading to related health benefit
He/She will be responsible for conducting Statewide effective event based IEC activities specifically directed to achieve three main objectives:-
– retention of thalassemia carrier status information by adolescents who are detected to be carriers of thalassemia trait during anemia- thalassemia carrier screening programme in govt and govt. aided schools so as to make use of the information in preventing births of thalssemic children in their families and community at large
– to understand the importance of complete treatment of even mild and moderate anemia during adolescence leading to improved compliance to iron therapy in Iron Deficiency Anemia or any other therapy as per cause of anemia
-to stress upon the need of increased voluntary blood donation to fulfill the transfusion requirements of children affected with thalassemia.
The event based activities will be mainly conducted in govt and govt. aided schools where screening anemia- thalassemia carrier screening programme is being conducted under the Project and is planned to be conducted .
To increase involvement and reaching out to non school going adolescents and college students and young adults is to be sought in these activities through innovative initiatives.
The three year campaign will be directed to create an awareness impact in the community to remove
ignorance regarding thalassemia, communicate about severity of disease and the need for prevention, social issues pertaining to identification of thalassemia carrier status and to impress upon the need for increased voluntary blood donation required for management of thalassemic patients.
All of the districts in the State are to be covered with Field visits to all districts of state of about 20 days / month including outstation visits
The IEC officer will responsible for monitoring and evaluation of DEIC based Field teams and for upgrading the communication skills required for the screening programme and counseling of Field Officers through on spot improvised training and assistance
Convergence with USACS and adolescent directed activities under RKSK and other such institutions and organizations involved in youth based activities directed towards control of thalassemia – anemia will need to be undertaken.