Level   5

Reports to (Hierarchical)

HP-IEC Supervisor

Reports to (Functional)

HP-IEC Supervisor

Job Family


Main Purpose

Implement Health Promotion/IEC (Information, Education, Communication)activities with patients and local population to raise their knowledge and skills on relevant medical topics.


  • Inform patients and communities about MSF and services it provides.
  • According to medical priorities, deliver information to the patients and community on specific health topics
  • Implement activities of health education and awareness (sessions in schools, churches, community), under the indications and supervision of the HP Supervisor.
  • Under the guide of HP Supervisor, assess the impact of activities (with questions, verifications and behaviors observations), and report problems, success and constraints to him/her.
  • Collect all type of information related to specific health and living conditions of the population, in particular to identify the most vulnerable populations to target.
  • Report to HP Supervisor: activities, problems met, strengths and constraints.
  • For OCBA: Establish and maintain contacts with social partners, including other NGO’s, governmental health services that can provide answers to social problems.
  • For OCBA: Keep education and communication areas clean and tidy and professional materials available.
  • For OCBA:Participate in creation of any material needed for the activities of information, education and communication.


  • Education level in social science, social communication, nurse or teaching
  • It is necessary a internal MSF training on health messages


Preferable previous experience in teaching, nursing or social work, community mobilization (for OCBA, at least two years).


Local language essential, mission language highly desirable


Computer literacy


  • Results
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Commitment
  • Service
  • Stress Management

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