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Calls for Expression of Interest: Consultancy Services

Call for Expression of Interest: Consultancy Services

HEARD is seeking consulting companies for the following projects to support its background research, conceptualisation, design and implementation of a multi-country baseline study into 1) Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health in East and Southern Africa (Ref: RMNCH Baseline) and 2) Unsafe Abortion in East and Southern Africa (Ref: Unsafe Abortion Baseline). Estimated duration of the projects is four (4) months. Interested companies should send a CV and cover letter to  stating the relevant project name and reference number by Thursday, 9 July 2015.

Short listed companies will receive further information and be invited to submit a full proposal. Click here for additional information.

Call for Applications: 2015/6 PhD Scholarships at HEARD/UKZN

Call for Applications: 2015/6 PhD Scholarships at HEARD/UKZN

Sida/NORAD and HEARD are offering up to four fulltime PhD Research Scholarships in the areas of Sexual and Reproductive Health; Health Systems Strengthening, and Economics of Critical Enablers in HIV Programming.  The intention of providing PhD scholarships is to produce expertly qualified graduates to advise or to be part of influential policy making organisations in Africa. Scholarship recipients will be based at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa.  Click here for more information. 

Call for Applications: 2015/6 PhD Scholarships at HEARD/UKZN

HEARD News - June 2015 Issue Out Now

In this issue, we release findings from our project in the Vulindlela district looking into HIV counselling and testing among youth, we welcome three leading health experts to the organisation, discuss the early resumption of sexual intercourse during the MMC healing period and much more. Full issue available here.

Senior Research Jobs - Apply Now

Research Jobs at HEARD - Apply Now

HEARD is seeking to employ Research Fellows in the areas of Gender Equality and Health, Health Governance and Financing and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights. The successful applicants will be highly motivated, with a keen interest in health-related research. Senior Researchers must have solid knowledge and experience in the field applied for and should have a track record in managing a similar portfolio. For the role of Research Fellow, the successful candidate must have demonstrated competencies in the relevant field.

Each post is for a 2-year fixed term contract. HEARD offers a competitive salary with benefits, renewable subject to funding and performance. Click here for more information.


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