Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
THE ALIMA SPIRIT :
The raison d'être of ALIMA is to save lives and care for the most vulnerable populations, without any identity, religious or political discrimination, through actions based on proximity, innovation and the alliance of organizations and individuals. We act with humanism, impartiality and with respect for universal medical ethics. To access patients, we are committed to intervening in a neutral and independent manner.
THE VALUES and PRINCIPLES of our action, enshrined in our CHARTER :
TREAT - INNOVATE - TOGETHER :
Since its creation in 2009, ALIMA has treated more than 3 million patients, and today deploys its operations in 10 African countries. In 2018 we plan to work in 41 projects including 10 research projects focusing on malnutrition, the Ebola virus and Lassa fever. All of these projects will be carried out in support of the national health authorities through more than 320 health structures (including 28 hospitals and 294 health structures). Alima responds to humanitarian crises and patients are at the heart of everything we do. We work in partnership as soon as possible to ensure that our patients benefit from the expertise wherever it is, whether in their country or in the rest of the world.
THE ALIMA TEAM:
Since its creation in 2009, ALIMA has treated more than 5 million patients and today deploys its operations in 12 African countries. In 2018, we developed 41 humanitarian medical response projects to meet the needs of populations affected by conflict, epidemics and extreme poverty. All of these projects are carried out in support of national health authorities through nearly 330 health structures (including 28 hospitals and 300 health centers). We work in partnership, in particular with local NGOs, as soon as possible in order to ensure that our patients benefit from the expertise where it is found, whether in their country or in the rest of the world. Furthermore, to improve the humanitarian response,
OUR PROJECT THEMES :
Malnutrition, Maternal Health, Primary Health, Pediatrics, Malaria, Epidemics (Ebola, Coronavirus, Cholera, Measles, Dengue), Hospitalization, Emergencies, Gender-Based Violence, Opening / Closure
POSITION LOCATION: DAKAR-SENEGAL
FUNCTIONAL AND HIERARCHICAL LINKS
MAIN MISSIONS AND ACTIVITIES
The main responsibilities of the intern will be to:
Support for the emergency team:
As part of the COVID response
In addition to the tasks listed above, the intern is responsible for:
It should be noted that the attributions and the responsibilities assigned could evolve according to the evolution of the activity of the mission.