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Dolly Aminah
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Senior technical officer, prevention and treatment . . 3 600 000
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2011
 Master’s degree in Development Studies, MDS, Nigerian Defense Academy Kaduna, Kaduna state. Nigeria 2010-2011  Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education, BSc HED, University of Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria 06/2001-10/2004  Nursing Certificate, School
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Experience

Zonal program officer, North West .
Health reform foundation of Nigeria
February 2012 - August 2008 (3 years 5 months)

Zonal Program Officer, North West Zone Kaduna. Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria.(HERFON) for Kaduna, Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States. Thematic areas: MNCH, Malaria, HIV/AIDs, Immunization.

August 2012 –Present.

  • Monitoring all states driven advocacy activities/programs for health Reform; and status reporting to the headquarters and Zonal Executives.
  • Advocacy, Information and Communication on Health policy issues in the zones
  • Development a credible Zonal advocacy organization
  • Networking and Partnerships with other organizations and CSOs.
  • Facilitating and providing logistical support for such activities in the states.
  • Providing Technical Assistance and /or capacity Building for the States Members to enable effective Advocacy; directly or by identified consultants.
  • Facilitate the generation of evidence (data) by the state members to validate advocacy messages and policy briefs.
  • Facilitate the fostering of productive partners at state level, for the specific purpose of enhancing advocacy plan (including influential individuals, media, CBOs, FBOs, and Donors).
  • Ensure the efficient management of Zonal Office infrastructure and resources, including budget, staff, vehicle, office space, computers etc.

ACHIEVEMENTS:

successfully conducted survey in 9 communities on poor routine immunization in collaboration with Kaduna state Government.

Carried out evidence based investigation private sector contribution to routine immunization as part of health system strengthening.

Worked in collaboration with NURHI to conduct advocacy to the Governor of Kaduna state, the first lady, the judiciary and the legislature on the need to make provisions family planning in the state MNCH bill.

Social Mobilization Consultant Kaduna State, UNICEF Nigeria /AWD.

Thematic area: Polio Eradication and Routine Immunization.

02/2008 – July 2012.

  • Support development of Social Mobilization action plan for State/LGA
  • Support and Facilitate training at all levels.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of media and communications activities
  • Design and implement group and specific strategic plans.
  • Provide Feedback to Stakeholders
  • Participate in State/ National Immunization Days and Supplemental Immunization Activities.
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Undertake social, media and institutional mapping and juxtapose finding in communication intervention
  • Participate in the State Social Mobilization Committee
  • Work directly and collaborate with traditional leaders and religious leaders.
  • Advocate with policy makers, religious and political leadership for support for successful implementation
  • Facilitate, in coordination with UNICEF zonal offices, the disbursement and retirement of UNICEF social mobilization and logistic funds at the State and LGA levels
  • Support UNICEF focal LGA and communities
  • Participate in the development and execution of Rapid Response to address non-compliances.
  • Participate in AFP surveillance and thus provide surveillance communication
  • Participate in LQA/DQS quality assessment in designated LGAs
  • Participate in micro planning processes.
  • Participate and provide support in IDSR and where necessary assist in planning state specific response to outbreaks.
  • Develop consultant monthly work plan and write monthly activity report

ACHIEVEMENTS:

Resolved long existing non compliances across most non compliant communities in Kaduna state.

worked actively in collaboration with state Government in planning and implementation of planned activities.

Jointly with WHO created partnership with the media called JAP(Journalist against polio.

as an innovation was able to create a youth coalition voluntary group called the Hadaka group to resolve non compliance.


Central Facilitator, WHO/UNICEF/National Program on Immunization Abuja, 2005-2007.

  • Provide technical input in routine immunization and polio eradication in the 2 states

( Kwara and Benue States)

  • Support LGAs during supplemental immunization activities days
  • Conduct community mobilization activities to enhance immunization acceptance
  • Working with communities and State Government to identify their needs
  • Assist the State LGAs and wards personals in developing detailed Micro plan, social maps down to the settlements level.
  • Give guidance for best training techniques to State technical facilitators, Ward focal persons and catchment area supervisors.
  • Support faith based organizations to conduct advocacy, house to house mobilization compound, meeting and resolution of Noncompliance in their communities.
  • Support the development and structuring of community based institution to ensure ownership and sustainability of PEI and other Health program.

Nursing and Midwifery officer Kwara Ministry of Health. Ilorin2004-2008

  • Provide antenatal, labor and post-natal care to clients.
  • Provide outpatient services to patients (injection room)
  • Provide and supervise immunization sessions for children and women.
  • Provide general medical and surgical care to inward patients.
  • Provide Family planning services and counseling.
  • Counseling of clients and patient/home visits
  • Support and facilitate HIV/AIDS control activities and services in the health clinic.
  • Ensure qualitative service provision and Community Health extension activities.
  • Monitoring and supervision of FP services in the State
  • Ensure prompt supply and distribution of FP commodities to the health clinic.
  • Coordinate reproductive health care issue in the hospital.
  • Facilitate workshops and other training program to enhance improvement and quality of reproductive Health providers.
  • Support conduct of media campaigns on reproductive Health issues for public awareness


Staff Nurse /Midwife, Ilorin Clinics and Maternity 1991-2004

  • Antenatal and post-natal care
  • Family planning provide
  • Surgical and Medical care of patient
  • Facilitate counseling and advice on discharge sessions.
  • Management outpatient clinic.

Staff Nurse /Midwife, Wang Hospital Barakin Ladi 1989-1990

  • Issuing of cards and record keeping
  • Admissions and treatment of patients
  • Coordination and management of Clinic financial records and procurement of drugs
  • Dispense injections and drugs to in and out patients.
  • Provide medical and surgical nursing care to patients.
  • Facilitate counseling and advice on discharge sessions.
  • Conduct any other function that contributes to the wellbeing of the patients.

Staff Nurse /Midwife, Sunnah Clinic Barakin Ladi. 1988-1989

  • Matron in charge of the health facility.
  • Participate in recruitment of staff
  • Coordinate the Procurement of drugs and distribution of drugs to departments.
  • Prepare the schedule of duties of staff and roster
  • General oversee of daily running of the hospital.
  • Conduct reproductive health/immunization activities in the health facility.
  • Facilitate counseling and advice on discharge sessions.