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Dr. Hussein M. Aden

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Position: Consultant
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Date joined: 9/21/2017
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1. EDUCATION:

MSc In Public health, Jomo Kenyatta of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya, 05/9/2014 to 20/11/2016.
MBBS in Medicine and Surgery, University of Somalia, Mogadishu, Somalia, 05/1/2009 to 15/9/2013.
BSc. Mogadishu University, Somalia, 01/9/2002 to 30/8/2006

Secondary School, Mogadishu, Almathal, 1988-2001


2. WORK HISTORY:


Health officer, UNICEF, Somalia, 04/8/2013-04/8/2017

Main activities and achievements:

• Oversee field implementation of comprehensive Polio Outbreak and routine immunization strategy in the South & Central Zone.
• Develop and implement existing and/or new strategies/approaches to tackle inequities in routine immunization coverage & accelerated disease control through the support to micro planning and social mapping.
• Provide technical support in the zone to implement C4D strategies directed to Regional/District & community social mobilization, inaccessible areas, nomadic/mobile population and marginalized groups like IDPs.
• Advise polio eradication & routine immunization teams on most appropriate approaches and strategies to adapt and implement.
• Provide technical support and collaborate with other partners for implementation of polio emergency response interventions & EPI strengthening at the Zone level to facilitate high OPV and Penta 3 (EPI) coverage.
• Act as a liaison between UNICEF Somalia Support Office in Nairobi and field teams, manage implementing partners and contractors.
• Support field implementation of C4D activities through the development of Institutional contract/PCA/LTA/SSFA/SSA/MOU and other forms of agreements with media, NGOs etc. for implementation in a timely manner to ensure ongoing activities.
• Develop daily and weekly SitReps as required.
• Oversee field implementation of comprehensive Polio Outbreak and routine immunization strategy in the South & Central Zone.
• Develop and implement existing and/or new strategies/approaches to tackle inequities in routine immunization coverage & accelerated disease control through the support to micro planning and social mapping.
• Provide technical support in the zone to implement C4D strategies directed to Regional/District & community social mobilization, inaccessible areas, nomadic/mobile population and marginalized groups like IDPs.
• Advise polio eradication & routine immunization teams on most appropriate approaches and strategies to adapt and implement.
• Provide technical support and collaborate with other partners for implementation of polio emergency response interventions & EPI strengthening at the Zone level to facilitate high OPV and Penta 3 (EPI) coverage.
• Act as a liaison between UNICEF Somalia Support Office in Nairobi and field teams, manage implementing partners and contractors.
• Support field implementation of C4D activities through the development of Institutional contract/PCA/LTA/SSFA/SSA/MOU and other forms of agreements with media, NGOs etc. for implementation in a timely manner to ensure ongoing activities.
• Develop daily and weekly SitReps as required.
• Support the Ministry of Health in developing a coordination mechanism for all the communication partners and interventions.
• Support the training of C4D implementing partners with emphasis on communication evidence based micro-planning & communication planning, ensure timely implementation through monitoring, reporting, data collection and analysis.
• Support development of Zonal/Regional/District communication plans targeting Left-outs/dropouts/missed children & refusals in preparation for the nation-wide integrated EPI & Accelerated disease control campaigns.
• Support the development & implementation of advocacy, training and community materials for use in reaching out to the political leadership and media.
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Health and Nutrition Coordinator, Islamic-relief, Somalia, 10/9/ 2011 to 20/9/2012

Main activities and achievements:


• Ensure implementation of result framework on the project outputs, indicators, activities and budget to ensure smooth implementation of activities.
• Work with the Health & Nutrition Manager and project staff to develop project management tools including; detailed implementation plan, procurement plan, budget spending plan and monitoring plan.
• Ensure that all stakeholders of the project (community, ministry of health, partners) have detailed understanding of the project and participate in the implementation.
• Provide technical support to project staff on the implementation of new community health and advocacy approaches included in the project.
• Ensure timely and quality implementation of project activities.
• Ensure procurement & recruitment processes are initiated on timely manner.
• Work with the Health & Nutrition manager in the management of project budget to ensure project expenditure as per project plan.
• Ensure selection and deployment of appropriate community based volunteers for project implementation in coordination with community leaders, MOH and project staff.
• Organize and facilitate workshops, working group meetings and community meetings at the community and government levels.
• Build strong relationship with Ministry of health, community leaders and other stakeholders of the project both in the field and at country level. Ensure integration of the health campaign project in other health & nutrition programs in the target locations supported by the organization, Evaluation & Reporting:
• Work with the Health and nutrition manager to ensure that appropriate M&E system are in place.
• Ensure project staff, MOH staff and volunteers have accurate understanding of the data collection tools, data management systems and other M&E systems.
• Ensure availability of all the necessary M&E tools are in place.
• Participate and support internal and external project evaluation exercises.
Emergency Nutrition coordinator (CMAM), Concern Worldwide, Somalia, 15/10/2008 to 15/8/2011

Main activities and achievements:

• Established first CONCERN WORLDWIDE Somali nutrition program.
• Support the project officers in the management and implementation of the project activities.
• Provide guidelines and direction of the project activities based on the action plans and project log frame.
• In conjunction with project officers under take periodic training need assessment and identifies training gaps of the partner CBOs.
• In conjunction with project officers prepare training materials based on gaps identified.
• Support and facilitate community involvement in planning/designing and management of the project activities through supporting and strengthening community groups.
• Provide technical inputs and support in relation to project capacity building.
• Compile and produce timely quality of monthly progress report, quarterly and annual reports.
• Integrate cross cutting issues such as HIV/AIDS and gender into all aspects of project activities.
• Integrate EPI with nutrition centers to maximize service uptake.
• Contribute to the development of the project plans, evaluations, and proposals.
• Assist project officers in undertaking their performance development review (PDR).
• Monitor and make follow-ups for the project activities using project monitoring tools
• Lead planning, implementation and evaluation of nutrition program intervention.
• Prepared donor proposal for ECHO, Irish AID and DIFIDs to sustain emergency nutrition programme.
• Worked as a focal point of nutrition program
• Developed and successful tool called REMOTE REFRER CONTACT AGENT (RRA) for reducing defaulters which became a best practice during programme evaluation.
• Undertake negotiations with communities when new nutrition centers need to be established.

EPI officer, MSF, Mogadishu, Somalia 04/8/2007-30/8/2008,
Main activities and achievements:

• Development, management, planning delivery and monitoring of Routine EPI program and other relevant strategies
• Provide technical leadership to MSF staff at refugee camps in the borderline.
• Ensure synergies and integration of health programs for promotion of child health.
• Interaction with local authorities, UN partners, NGOs, donors, civil society and academia at the national and sub-national level in the different stages of the EPI program development and implementation.
• EPI program performance monitoring as part of an integrated child survival monitoring system. Advocacy and behavioral change communication strategies for promotion of EPI and child health in general.
• Overall financial management of the EPI program in MSF.

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