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Short Term Opportunities

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Stellis CVs of interested applicants must be sent to: [Dr Faten Ben Abdelaziz (]

New Short-term Opportunity

Descriptions of Duties (staff contract) or Deliverables (consultancy)

  • Apply the modelling procedure and to the latest version of the join child malnutrition database.

  • Compare the new country-level model results with current country-level estimates produced by the JME WG. Validate the properties of the estimates using cross-validation, including the sex-specific estimates.

  • Present the results of the of the new model to the JME WG and modify as needed.

  • Prepare documentation for dissemination of the details of the methodology. This includes a submitting a publication explaining the research and the development of a slide-deck.

  • Present the details of the methodology to country statistical officers and nutrition policy professionals (as needed).

  • Present the details of the proposed model and recording a PPT video to be shared with countries and publicly.

  • Report summarizing findings on gender inequalities in the form of a manuscript draft.


Contract dates: 31 October 2022 to 13 January 2023

Any expressions of interest should be sent directly to the technical unit focal point, Dr Elaine Borghi ( together with a copy of their Stellis profile, by 20 October 2022 at the latest. 


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The selected consultant will work on the following deliverables:

  • Report on where GFN stands now, active members, origin of funds of the activities and what led to its decline in the past years

  • Recommendation on what is needed to reactivate GFN and if it should be rebranded

  • Recommendation on how GFN (or other networks) can contribute to the global target of surveillance of foodborne diseases

  • Recommendation on how the food monitoring component can be integrated with foodborne surveillance

  • Proposed road map for the reactivation of GFN


Contract dates: from November 2022 to January 2023


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The consultant will be required to work with the Director, Regulation and Prequalification (RPQ) and experts within the RPQ Department and other relevant Departments to provide guidance and technical assistance with regard to WHO’s response to COVID-19 and other regulatory-specific work, including support to the WHO work on the COVID-19 Technology Access Pool (C-TAP), WHO Listed Authorities and Good Regulatory Practices, as specified.

Contract dates: From 20 May to 19 October 2022 (tbc)

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The purpose of this consultancy is to assist and support the LPA Unit with programme activities in strengthening
local production and technology transfer for improving access to quality-assured, safe and effective health

Contract dates: From 20 April to 19 October 2022

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Provide advice and develop (further) analysis on tobacco taxation in Benin, Togo and Ethiopia and other countries in the African region upon request by the WHO country, regional office Provide trainings, tools, and other materials (best practices, country experiences, etc.) tailored to build the knowledge and capacity of officials, decision makers and other stakeholders on the economics of tobacco
taxation and illicit trade, in close collaboration with relevant units at all three levels of WHO and other partners

Contract dates: 01 April– 31 May2022

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Under the direct supervision of the Team Lead, Regulatory Convergence and Networks (RCN), the incumbent is required to revise and update the WHO Global Model Regulatory Framework (GMRF) for medical devices including in vitro diagnostic medical devices (Model).

Contract dates: 03 April– 3 September 2022

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The purpose of this contractual arrangement is to collect data on prices of cigarettes as well as information in relation to tax administration from assigned countries within the WHO European Region (EURO), specifically, the 27 countries of the European Union.
Main deliverable: 
Comprehensive data collected on key indicators for tobacco, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks covering the 27 EU countries.

Contract dates: 01 July – 31 December 2022

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The Global Accelerator for Paediatric Formulations is a WHO Network launched in 2020 to address the paediatric treatment gap. It is a network of 30 organisations, and works across the life cycle of drug development by bringing efficiency through enhanced coordination across stakeholders to Prioritize and Evaluate, develop and deliver.

The incumbent provides administrative support to staff in the GAP-f Secretariat.

Contract dates:  I March – I June 2022

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Short Term Consultancy to provide the administrative support for the consultation processes with Member States and key partners on the recommendations of the Geneva Charter on health promotion and well-being. This includes:

  • Organizing meeting documents/briefs for member states consultations 

  • Providing support for the preparations of regional consultations 

  • Setting up meetings with key health promotion partners and UNOs

Contract dates: 1 February to 2 April 2022

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Short Term Consultancy to support implementation for GSHS and STEPS survey

Contract dates: 15 January to 15 July 2022

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