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19 Jan 2023

Pharmacy Assistant (Local Stauts) at Medicins Sans Frontieres-Belgium (MSF-Belgium)

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Job Description

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF Belgium) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid in more than 70 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters, or exclusion from healthcare.

Main Purpose

Assisting the pharmacy storekeeper in ensuring the proper general functioning of the central pharmacy and the supply to other field pharmacies , according to MSF protocols, standards and procedures in order to keep pharmacy stock above security level.


  • Maintaining the adequacy of storage and hygiene conditions of pharmacy according to MSF protocols.
  • Participating in physical inventories and organization of stock according to MSF recommended storage guidelines.
  • Participating in preparing and sending to the different health structure (packaging, transport…). If working as a dispenser, verify with prescriber in case of unclear prescription or difference from standard protocols, and that patients are counseled appropriately regarding their prescribed treatments
  • Participating in the reception of supplies
  • Ensuring that no material is taken without authorization and that the security regulations of the pharmacy are respected.
  • Reporting immediately in case of robbery/damage of medical equipment or medicines. Taking actions to avoid or prevent the robberies and damages on the equipment.
  • Updating stock cards and informing the stock manager as soon as an item reaches the minimum or maximum threshold or is about to expired.

MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities

  • MSF is an independent, neutral and impartial organization that is providing quality medical care free of charge regardless of the ethnic origin of the patients, so to both local and internally displaced population. We ensure that our staff are aware and respect the cultural differences of our patients and colleagues working together.
  • Currently MSF Belgium is providing most needed medical care in Afar and SNNP regions targeting host communities and internally displaced people.
  • Currently MSF is opening a project in South Omo focusing on addressing the most medical needs of visceral leishmaniasis (also known as Kala Azar) and mobile clinics in the most affected areas.
  • As such MSF aims to contribute on on the reduction of mortality and morbidity of this treatable disease and other morbidities like Malaria, malnutrition, diarrheal diseases, respiratory tract infections to the hard to reach areas.

Job Requirements

Education: Pharmacy Technician or Paramedical Training

Experience: Experience in Similar position would be an asset.

Method of Application

Submit your CV, National ID and Application to  [email protected].
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 25 January. 2023


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