Community Nutrition Screeners (Kunar Laghman Nangarhar, Afghanistan) 82 views

Job Description

Screen all under five children at community level using MUAC, WFH and checking bilateral pitting oedema Early detection of SAM and MAM children and referral to the nearby HF Report and record all SAM and MAM children with their names, address and nutrition status and detection criteria Follow up of referred children to confirm they have received proper treatment at HF where they had been referred to. Provide counselling to the mothers and caregivers of SAM and MAM children on IYCF, promote optimal feeding and encourage good feeding practices for the young children Facilitate community screening sessions for all under five children and encourage mothers to continue breastfeed to their children util 2yers and beyond raise Nutrition education to pregnant and lactating mothers of children receiving nutrition services Facilitate Focus group discussion between group of mothers of well-nourished children and malnourished children at village level. Promote hygiene best practices through community engagement and community leader’s mobilization. Perform other tasks -within area of expertise- as requested by the supervisor


Organization for Welfare and Humanitarian (OWH) is a non-governmental, nonprofit and independent organization registered NGO led by a team of committed and public health professionals. It has been established in 2017 working in the heath sector and other humanitarian areas to help people in need. OWH has served the deprived people of Afghanistan from the date of establishment by providing health services and conducted support in humanitarian crises through its committed and professional team. It has implemented several projects in different provinces of Afghanistan.

Job Requirements

Graduated from 9-12 class    

2- ability to learn about nutrition and malnutrition, its causes 

3- Good knowledge of children nutrition and having good communication and counseling skills

4- ability to negotiate and know cultural sensitivity

5- familiarity with local context and language would be preferred.

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Ability to learn about nutrition and malnutrition, its causes


1 Year


As per Organization salary scale

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All qualified candidates are requested to submit online their CV/Resume to the below email address:

All qualified candidates are requested to mentioned their related province which they apply.

Please keep in mind to mention the vacancy number along with province name in the subject of your application

Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and after that for interview.

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