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Reporting to: Policy & Advocacy Officer, WHF and Deputy Director, RhEACH
Start date: March
Duration: 5 months (full-time)
Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) is a neglected disease of poverty that exerts a huge burden of morbidity and mortality among the most vulnerable and underserved. RHD Action was formed in 2014 as a partnership between the World Heart Federation, RhEACH and Medtronic Philanthropy, alongside inaugural demonstration projects in Uganda and Tanzania and the wider RHD community. We are looking for a focused and committed intern to join the RHD Action Team working in Geneva, Switzerland. We offer experience in a high-achieving, international environment, with opportunities to engage with the World Health Organization and other UN Agencies.
The role will support the development of a patient-self management tool for people living with RHD and other projects at the country and global level.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Stipend: 1,250 CHF per month
Contract: The RHD Action Intern will join the team for 5 months at 40 hours/wk.
To Apply: Please send a cover letter (max. 1 page) and CV (max. 2 pages) to Mr Alastair White (Policy and Advocacy Officer) at firstname.lastname@example.org by 16 March 2018.
Due to visa limitations, we regret that only Swiss or EU applications will be considered.
Deadline: 16 March 2018