LAGOS STATE TAKES FIGHT TO EBOLA! PROVIDES JOBS FOR EBOLA CONTAINMENT. SEE HOW TO APPLY!

LAGOS STATE GOVERNOR, FASHOLA

The Lagos State Government, through the Honorable Commissioner of Health, Dr. Jide Idris, is taking steps to mitigate the spread of the deadly Ebola Virus that has jolted the world into various measures aimed at halting the scourge that has so far cost the lives of about a thousand persons in various countries of West Africa.Europe and US have not been spared of reported cases.

 

Lagos has so far had two recorded deaths and there's fear that this might increase in the case of an epidemic, which the WHO has classified the recent spread of Ebola. Below is an announcement that the government of Lagos announced through her social media page on facebook:

 

Announcement

The attention of the general public is drawn to the recent cases of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) that were detected in Lagos. As part of the Federal and State governments’ plan to protect its citizens from infection, a robust containment strategy has been developed to be implemented at all levels. To ensure the effectiveness of the response strategy, volunteers are being deployed to support several areas of work. While volunteering is usually done as a means of giving back to society, the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Lagos State Government have partnered to make available some compensation packages as a means of demonstrating our gratitude for your selfless services. The hazardous jobs will have hazard packages that include life insurance.
If you are a graduate and would like to volunteer, please come daily from 9am Monday 11th August 2014 to the Conference Hall of Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital in Yaba with the following:

1. A form of identification (e.g. Driver’s license or passport)
2. Two Passport size pictures
3. Three References
4. Copy of Educational Certification
5. Evidence of previous experience

 

The various areas for which volunteers are needed are as follows:

1. Health Screening 
2. Community Mobilization
3. Administrative Support 
4. Clinical Management
5. Contact Tracing 
6. Infection Prevention and Control

 

EBOLA HEALTH OFFICIAL
  • EBOLA HEALTH OFFICIAL

We are counting on you our brothers and sisters to support this cause; because without you, we cannot contain this disease in Nigeria. Please come out and join hands with us to prevent a national outbreak of this disease.

VOLUNTEERS APPLICATION FORM

DATE: ……………………….

…………………………………………………………………………………
FIRST NAME MIDDLE SURNAME

CONTACT ADDRESS: ……………………………………………………………………
……………………………………………………………………………………………….
……………………………………………………………………………………………….

TEL. NO: …………………………………… 
EMAIL: …………………………………

QUALIFICATION:……………………………………………………………

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: ………………………………………………….………..

YEARS OF RELEVANT EXPERIENCE: ………………………………………………..

AREA OF INTEREST FOR VOLUNTEERING:
- Health Screening …………… Community Mobilization:............. …………..
- .Administrative Support : ………….Clinical Management: ……………….
- Contact Tracing: ……………… Infection Prevention and Cotnrol…….
NAME OF NEXT OF KIN: …………………………………………………………….
ADDRESS OF NEXT OF KIN: …………………………………………………………
TELEPHONE NUMBER OF NEXT OF KIN: ………………………………………….
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT (IF ANY): ……………………………………………….…
………………………………………………………………………………………………

REQUIREMENTS:

GENERAL:
• Good communication and time management skills
• Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in an international and multicultural environment.
• Good judgment, initiative, high sense of responsibility and organization skills. 
• Good interpersonal skills
• Ability to work under and manage stress.
• Ability to conduct training
• Integrity, honesty and trustworthiness

SPECIFICS:
- For general health screening and community mobilization, the following are sought:

  • Diploma (OND, HND etc)
  • Degree/Certification in relevant field

- For specialized areas, the following are sought:

  • MPH
  • Laboratory specialization
  • Nursing degree or
  • MBBS
  • MBBS with MPH, or
  • Infectious disease specialization

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:
- A form of identification (eg Driver’s license or passport)
- 2 Passport size pictures
- 3 References
- Copy of Educational Certification
- Evidence of previous experience

JIDE IDRIS, COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH, LAGOS STATE
  • JIDE IDRIS, COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH, LAGOS

ANNOUNCER
DR. JIDE IDRIS
HON. COMMISSIONER FOR HEALTH
LAGOS STATE.

 

 

 

 



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