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September 5, 2014

The Operations Specialist will coordinate, facilitate, and ensure the timely completion of major HPN deliverables as well as processes including project design and procurement. The Specialist will coordinate closely with project managers and focal points within the HPN office and across other USAID/Madagascar offices, ensuring that the HPN office is pro-active and responsive as well as compliant with all USG and USAID requirements, rules, regulations, and guidance. Major duties and responsibilities include participatory project development, planning, reviews, operations, and reporting.

Market value (Base Pay): The position is the equivalent of a GS-11 salary (ranging from $50,790 to $66,027 per annum). Final compensation will be based on individual’s qualifications, salary and work history, experience and educational background.
 
Period of performance: Two (2) years from date of appointment
 
Place of performance: Antananarivo, Madagascar
Mission Director gives out nets to waiting crowd
September 30, 2013

Mahajanga, Madagascar –Mission Director Susan Sawhill Riley attended on September 30 in Mahajanga the launch of a mass distribution campaign for close to 3,000,000 mosquito nets to fight malaria across northwestern Madagascar. This campaign, conducted by USAID and its partners, including PSI/Madagascar, UNICEF and the Global Fund, impressive logistic and staff.

Community health worker trained in contraceptives injection
May 15, 2013

Antananarivo, Madagascar:  USAID/Madagascar is celebrating the achievements of a major five-year $31.5 million project that will reach its completion in July 2013. The USAID-funded community health project, Santenet2, was dedicated to increasing the use of life-saving primary health care services and commodities in Madagascar. Santenet2 assisted the Malagasy people by providing services in maternal and child health, nutrition, family planning, reproductive health, malaria control, and sexually-transmitted infections (STI/HIV/AIDS).

Still operating in rural Moroni
March 20, 2013

Poverty and the absence of opportunities for productive employment are the known primary causes for human trafficking.  Today, the Comoros is considered to be source country of men, women and children subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking.  Therefore, to counteract human trafficking in the Comoros, the USAID mission to Madagascar and the Comoros has awarded a grant to PlaNet Finance in the amount of $317,000 to implement a microfinance program which will create employment and income generation opportunities.  

February 28, 2013

 USAID/Madagascar announced a five-year $36 million health program on February 28. The new Integrated Social Marketing Program (ISM), implemented by PSI Madagascar nationwide, will improve people’s health and increase the use of health products and services.

The US Government has provided emergency relief to cyclone victims
February 27, 2013

In the immediate aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Haruna, which struck Madagascar’s exposed and populated southwest coast as a category two cyclone on 22 February, the United States Government has announced it will provide U.S. $50,000 in emergency relief to provide material assistance for cyclone victims. 

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Newly-Released Report Assesses Strengths, Weaknesses of Madagascar’s Community Health Volunteer Activities

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) released a report with UNICEF and the President’s Malaria Initiative today that assesses the strengths and weaknesses of Madagascar’s Community Health Volunteer (CHV) activities. Serving more than 5,700 villages, CHV activities have operated for more than a decade, with recent expansion to more than 35,000 volunteers nationally.

Last updated: September 05, 2014

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