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WHO Internship in Integrated Service Delivery/UCN in Geneva

WHO Internship in Integrated Service Delivery

The objective of the WHO internship Programme is to develop practical solutions on how to adapt, evolve and transform standard systems of health care toward integrated service delivery.

WHO Internship in Integrated Service Delivery
WHO Internship in Integrated Service Delivery

WHO Internship in Integrated Service Delivery

Description of Duties

Terms of reference
Under the supervision of a technical expert in the respective area, the intern is assigned the agreed terms of reference:

1. Assist in organization of the high-level meeting on NCD in health financing in February 2024
2. Assist in drafting, formatting and editing technical documents under guidance of the team lead
3. Support conduct of the NCD Hard Talks and other web meetings
4. Participate in on-going departmental projects

Learning objectives 


The purpose of the WHO Internship Programme is to provide an enriching learning experience for students and recent graduates. The Learning Objectives outlined within each internship vacancy are a key component of the programme. 

Within this internship, the intern will: 
1. Understand the objectives of the WHO’s work with Member States to promote an integrated approach for NCD management
2. Communicate clearly with partners and stakeholders 
3. Understand the difference of work between headquarters, regional offices and country offices 
4. Prepare background documents for meetings as indicated above

Duration of Internship 

Tentative start date: 23 October 2023. Duration: 24 weeks.

Required Qualifications for the WHO Internship in Integrated Service Delivery

Education

Have completed the equivalent of three years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution prior to commencing the assignment; AND be enrolled in a course of study in a field related to public health or international relations/development at a university or equivalent institution leading to a formal qualification (applicants who have already graduated may also qualify for consideration provided that they apply to the internship within six months after completion of their formal qualification).

Desirable: 

Master’s degree in a field related to public health or international relations/development

Skills
Core competencies
– Team work
– Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
– Communication

All interns should be able to demonstrate the following skills in line with the WHO core competencies:
– Communicating effectively orally and in writing
– Showing willingness to learn from mistakes
– Producing and delivering quality results
– Working collaboratively with team members

In addition, interns need to be familiar with commonly used computer programmes, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Knowledge of specialized computer programmes, for example, statistical software such as XLStat may be an advantage.

Experience
– Experience in research and/or in drafting papers
– More specific experience such as specialized computer programmes 
– Experience in use of video-conferencing software
– Experience in development of social media content 

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WHO Internship in Integrated Service Delivery

WHO Internship in Integrated Service Delivery

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