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Other job opportunities

Volunteer Programme Officer (Francophone) - African Palliative Care Association 

Location: Kampala, Uganda or possibility to work remotely

The African Palliative Care Association (APCA) is a pan-African, non-governmental, membership organisation based in Kampala, Uganda. The organisation exists to ensure that palliative care is widely understood, integrated into all health systems across Africa, and underpinned by evidence to reduce pain and suffering associated with life-limiting and life-threatening illnesses. APCA works through a network of national, regional and international partnerships. APCA are currently seeking a self-directed and highly-motivated individual to join our team as a Volunteer Programme Officer (Francophone).

Summary: The post holder will support APCA with on-going programme planning, implementation and communication of palliative care interventions in French-speaking countries across Africa. He/ she will work under the direction of the Programmes Director. The post holder can either be based at the APCA Secretariat in Kampala, Uganda or work remotely from any part of the world.

Closing date: 21 August 2017

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Director, Scale-up Project, Reproductive Health – PATH

Location: Seattle, WA– United States

Reporting to the Associate Director of Reproductive Health, the Director of the Scale –Up Project sets strategic direction for the project, provides overall project leadership and management, and manages implementation of the new screening and precancer treatment activities. In addition, the Director will act as the Medical Advisor for Women’s Cancers serving as a source of clinical and research expertise for other cervical and breast cancer projects.

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Medical Writer – American Cancer Society Journal

The American Cancer Society Journal is looking for a medical writer for an ongoing project. 

CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, is an official journal of the American Cancer Society (ACS), published six times per year by the society’s publishing partner, Wiley. Its readership includes primary care physicians; medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists; nurses; other health care and public health professionals; and students in various health care fields. 

This position will be responsible for writing two articles for the journal’s “Perspectives” section each issue.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience in writing about cancer for a professional audience;
  • Be able to scan the oncology and general medical literature for relevant research to recommend for coverage in “Perspectives;”
  • Be comfortable working very closely with a physician editor-in-chief while developing the articles; and
  • Adhere to all deadlines.
  • Although a medical degree is not a requirement, strong preference will be given to applicants who are oncologists or related cancer care professionals.

The Process:

Each issue, you will be responsible for writing two in-depth news report (1000-1500 words) describing a recently-published peer-reviewed research article. The topic for each news report will be determined in a 30-minute phone meeting with the journal’s editor, an editor from Wiley, and a managing editor from the ACS. Your responsibilities include suggesting research studies to cover; collaborating with the journal’s physician editor (who will also suggest topics) to select the study you will write about and expert sources; interviewing two experts for each article; and writing a news report on the research for a physician audience.

To Apply: 

Send your CV and two writing clips to dantolin@wiley.com.