Global Fund (Co-sponsored with the Harvard Global Health Institute)

**Please submit your application through the Harvard Global Health Institute internship application. Applicants do not need to submit an appliction through the IOP website.**

The Global Fund is a 21st-century partnership organization designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by the diseases. The Global Fund raises and invests nearly US$ 4 billion a year to support programs run by local experts in countries and communities most in need. More information can be found www.theglobalfund.org

There are four projects available. Please specify in your statement of purpose which one(s) you are interested in.

Project 1:

Country evaluation planning and management, for the programs supported by the Global

Fund

Responsibilities:

  • Support the development of Scope of Work of different evaluation activities
  • Support the analysis of selected grant portfolios
  • Support the creation and management of evaluation database

Desired Experience & Qualifications:

  • The Intern should have solid training of epidemiology and biostatistics, ideally with evaluation theory, design and analysis in the complex real settings.
  • Knowledge and skills about causal inference between investment and intended outcome of a program
  • Data management
  • Hard-working

Project 2:

In the context of decreasing Global Fund funding, identification of regular mechanisms for coordination with other donors in the South East Asia and Pacific Region and development of a synergistic approach to programming of in-country activities.

Responsibilities:

1.Collect information on in-country activities and programing processes of other donors in SEA

2.Analyze selected grant portfolios and identify activities for potential synergies

3.Devise a mechanism for streamlining this process into regular grant management practice

Desired Experience & Qualifications

  • Background in Public Health or International Development programing is desirable.
  • Knowledge of international donor landscape, in particular in the South East Asia region will be an asset.
  • English will be the working language, and a good command of written and oral communication will be necessary in order to independently establish contacts with other stakeholder within and outside the organization.
  • The person needs to be a self-starter and able to prioritize and synthesize information in a compelling way.
  • Ability to apply statistical knowledge would be desirable.
  • Good command of excel

 

Project 3:

In the context of decreasing Global Fund funding for the Latin America (LAC) Region, support the LAC team to collect and analyze data available on health financing, access to affordable medicines and public-private partnerships.

Responsibilities:

1.Collect information on LAC countries economic and fiscal situation and its implication for health financing

2.Analyze information related to ability of countries to access affordable medicines

3.Compile good examples of public-private partnerships in the region on the health sector

Desired Experience & Qualifications

  • Background in Public Health or Public Finance will be desirable
  • Knowledge on medicines and health products policies and management would be an asset
  • Effective management of data collection and generation and analysis of strategic information to identify issues and communicate to manager
  • Experience in working in Latin America region would be an asset
  • Language ability: Fluent in both Spanish and English

 

 

Project 4:

The Global Fund is looking to increase activities on TB and gender, based upon a growing body documenting the gender-related barriers to health and other social services. In order to better understand regional trends, the Global Fund would like to complete a systematic review of completed gender assessments for trends, and documenting case studies of successful responses to addressing gender-related barriers to TB diagnoses and treatment completion.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a methodological review to analyze gender assessments completed on national TB responses in 5-8 countries
  • Develop 2-3 case studies of innovative and/or effective programmatic responses to gender related barriers to TB diagnoses and treatment completion.

Desired Experience & Qualifications

  • Background in public health, gender and qualitative research methodologies would be helpful.
  • English will be the working language, and a good command of written and oral communication will be necessary in order to independently establish contacts with other stakeholder within and outside the organization.
  • The person needs to have strong research and writing skills, and able to synthesize information in a compelling way.

 

 

Geneva, Switzerland
Public Health