For 30 years HBSC has been a pioneer cross-national study gaining insight into young people's well-being, health behaviours and their social context. This research collaboration with the WHO Regional Office for Europe is conducted every four years in 43 countries and regions across Europe and North America. With adolescents making about one sixth of the world's population, HBSC uses its findings to inform policy and practice to improve the lives of millions of young people. [more]
The WHO Regional Office for Europe is seeking to appoint a new Programme Manager for Child and Adolescent Health. For details of the vacancy and personal specification, please click here.
The successful candidate will oversee management of the WHO's technical programme including formulation of country projects, implementation, monitoring, and participation in evaluation of outcomes. To direct and supervise the implementation of activities and strengthen strategic leadership and capacity of the Regional Office in the area of child and adolescent health. To advise European member states on a day to day basis with regard to strengthening national and sub-national capacities in developing and implementing policies, strategies, tools and capacities in relation to child and adolescent health.
[16-07-2014 to 12-08-2014]