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18 Jan 2023

MHNT Pharmacist – 2 Positions at Wings of Healing (WOH)

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Job Description

Wings of Healing started medical missions in Ethiopia 2011. We conducted 2 medical campaigns every year till 2015. Since then we carried more frequent campaigns. Up to July 2021, WOH carried out over 40 medical missions and performed over 2600 surgical procedures for pelvic organ prolapse and over 100 procedures for different types of gynaecological cancer. We focus on providing care in the rural areas where expertise and facilities are limited. WOH provides all the surgical material required and provided assistance for patients’ travel. During many campaigns, patients received as well food and clothes. We are currently focusing on training local doctors and nurses in Ethiopia to deliver the service in many parts of the country. We have provided cervical screening to over 10,000 women in Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charities and many local hospitals and Health Centres. This has prevented at least 3,000 cases of cervical cancer.


Specific responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Set up and manage the medical warehouse, optimizing medicine storage conditions and organization to ensure safety and effectiveness of drugs and medical supplies
  • Responsible to handle the prepositioned medical drugs and supplies properly
  • Ensures daily update bin cards and stock cards; supplies are released with approved stock release formats and proper documentation
  • Ensures accurate quantification and procurement planning including sourcing for health commodities
  • Ensures field-based consumption reporting are completed in a timely manner and advise on rational use of medicines based on this.
  • Ensures high quality standards of health commodity management are met including Good Distribution Practices – which will include warehousing, cold chain management, stock rotation and control, consumption monitoring and ordering.

Ensure accurate reporting of drug movement stocks and consumption

  • Ensures compliance with transport activity for medical items with national and international legislations and customs.
  • Supervises MHNT to ensuring safe and accurate dispensing process and patients are counselled on how to take prescribed treatment providing capacity building where required
  • Monitors medication safety across the primary health care teams
  • Oversees medication use in the field
  • Carry out any other tasks as required in line with the technical area

Job Requirement

  • Bsc in Pharmacy with COC certificate and a minimum of 2 years’ experience
  • Experience in monitoring rational use of medication is desired
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other information processing software.
  • Strong organizational skills, and ability to work independently with minimal guidance.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Amharic.

Place of work: Tigray, Ethiopia

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected] and a copy to [email protected]
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 24 January. 2023


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