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About CARE International in Pakistan

CARE began its operations in 2005 in Pakistan, as a multi-mandate organization, working for both longer-term development opportunities as well as supporting the most vulnerable communities in times of humanitarian crises. CARE is duly registered with the Ministry of Interior, Government of Pakistan and the Economic Affairs Division. Since its establishment, CIP has worked across all parts of the country- from the hardest to reach areas to urban metropolises. CARE works closely with private sector partners, government and local communities to promote women’s economic empowerment with a particular focus on entrepreneurship development, financial inclusion, strengthening inclusive value chains, and increasing employability skills. Our approach goes beyond a singular focus on income generation, to holistically promoting empowerment by focusing on strengthening women and girls’ education, build their confidence, negotiation skills and foster an enabling environment that is free from GBV in the world of work (especially sexual harassment and other gender biases). 


CARE International in Pakistan (CIP) requires a qualified Medical Doctor to implement a project in Umerkot, Sindh. The incumbent with proven technical and mobilization skills will ensure quality and timely implementation of health interventions under the supervision of the Project Manager. The incumbent will be responsible for overall planning and mobilization of medical teams and services including logistics and medicines, plus outreaching communities in coordination with Health Dept. and generate case studies and reports. The primary goal of the medical doctor is to provide OPD services in medical camps set up in Umerkot.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Develop, plan and implement project activities in close collaboration with medical and non-medical personnel, ensuring coherence and integration of activities and contingencies for changes in project direction and priorities related to the humanitarian context.
  • Ensure accurate collection and analysis of data. Compile epidemiological reports for inclusion in project situation reports and any other pertinent reports, including dissemination of the same.
  • Regularly monitor the progress of project implementation and conduct assessments of the health needs of the community and prioritize project activities based on findings.
  • Ensure that the medical supply stocks are sufficient and that drugs are stored and used correctly.
  • Work with district health facilities, community representatives and persons responsible for training health workers at different levels to ensure close links between health facilities and communities.
  • Make referrals of patients in need of secondary and tertiary care. Make an appropriate record of referrals and follow-ups.
  • Ensure relevant health education (communicable diseases, sanitation, personal hygiene, nutrition & environmental Hazards) is carried out on a daily basis aimed to promote a healthy lifestyle and a healthy environment.
  • Supervise activities of LHV, Dispenser and other SHT 

Ensure proper verification of all health supplies after delivery to the project sites for quality purposes.

Working Conditions

The position of Medical Doctor is purely field-based and requires regular field visits to target communities.

Qualifications and Experience

MBBS from a recognized University

  • Registered with Pakistan Medical and Dental Council
  • At least 5-7 years of relevant experience in primary health care services.
  • Contextual knowledge of health issues in Umerkot, Sindh particularly community health issues.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to present concise reports, sometimes at short notice, reflecting the problems and possible solutions for particular situations.

    Respect, accountability, communication with impact, collaboration, initiating action, innovation, information monitoring, integrity, interpersonal skills, planning, and organizing.

    Time Frame: Starting Friday, November 15, 2019, till December 24, 2019.