Consultant (PHC)- Monitoring Implementation of the Regional Health System Priorities , Cairo, Egypt

World Health Organization (WHO)


Consultant (PHC)- Monitoring Implementation of the Regional Health System Priorities

( 2210214 )

Contractual Arrangement : External consultant

Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days) : 11 months

Job Posting: Nov 3, 2022, 9:43:56 PM

1.Purpose of the consultancy

The purpose of the consultancy is to take the lead on working groups on operationalizing the seven regional priorities that will take place during the ‘Primary Health Care for Universal Health Coverage and Health Security’ meeting. The consultant will coordinate with key focal PHC focal points prior to the meeting to ensure that the objective of the workshop is clear and to engage the key participants on the expected key outcomes. The consultant will lead the working groups that will take place on the 13th of December 2022 meeting. This will follow up to gather feedback on the suggested key indicators and lead the discussions that will include the key action points on each of the seven regional priorities will take place during the meeting and beyond.

2.Planned timelines: (11 Months)

Start date: 20 November 2022 (TBC)

End date: 20 October 2023 (TBC)


The primary deliverable is to lead the MoH PHC focal points on the design key indicators that capture progress on the seven regional priorities.

Output 1: Lead the working groups on operationalizing the seven regional priorities

Deliverable 1.1: Design the PHC4UHC&HS matrix tool that captures the main PHC indicators for UHC and Health security progress.

Deliverable 1.2: Coordinate with MoH PHC focal points in identifying list of actions and indicators for each of the seven priorities

Deliverable 1.3: Collaborate with Science Information and Dissemination team mates on identifying the key inputs that can Strengthen the data for primary health care and accelerate progress towards twin goals of UHC and Heath security and for capture data analytics within the PHC4UHC&HS tool.

Deliverable 1.4: Develop a report on the progress during the meeting including identification of list of PHC indicators that countries identify to progress on UHC and health security.

Output 2: To prepare for 2023 meeting PHC for UHC

Deliverable 2.1: Aid primary health care focal points using the PHC4UHC&HS tool that capture the PHC indicators

Deliverable 2.2: Coordinate with primary health care focal point on using the PHC4UHC&HS and help them identify where they stand in terms of PHC performance that accelerates the goals of UHC and Health security.

Output 3: Ensure follow up on PHC4UHC&HS tool

4.Technical Supervision

The selected Consultant will work on the supervision of: Responsible Officer: Hassan Salah

Manager: Awad Mataria

  • Specific requirements

Qualifications required: Master’s degree in medicine, public health, international health, or global health policy & management; PhD level is an asset.

Experience required: minimum 7 years of relevant experience working on health systems/global health

Skills / Technical skills and knowledge

  • Strategic public health planning and management
  • Excellent organization, planning, and project management
  • Strong technical, analytical, and conceptual skills
  • Excellent reporting writing and communication skills

Language requirements: Expert knowledge in English

6.Place of assignment


  • Medical clearance

The selected consultant will be expected to provide a medical certificate of fitness for work.


Not included in this contract

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