Birat Nepal Medical Trust (BNMT) is a non-profit making non-governmental organisation dedicated towards the improved health and wellbeing of Nepalese people.
BNMT is partnering with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK in a research project entitled “The Research, Evidence and Development Initiative (READ-It)” in Nepal to be launched from June 2020. In order to drive execution of the research project, BNMT is seeking a qualified, pro-active Post Doctoral Researcher to join our Head Office, Kathmandu as per details below. The aim of the project is to complete high quality, policy relevant, informative systematic reviews in infectious diseases relevant to low- and middle-income countries. The roles will be primarily desk-based, to conduct systematic retrieval and data-extraction of web-based literature for evidence synthesis. The role will also entail design, conduct and follow-up of policy discussions with relevant stakeholders, including at ministerial level, with support and mentorship from researchers at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK. The aim of these meetings will be to identify priority questions for the health sector in Nepal and to disseminate research findings in a digestible form to stakeholders to facilitate translation of knowledge to action. BNMT is also seeking a Research Assistant at Bachelors/Masters level to join this project and develop skills in systematic review and evidence synthesis.
Positions: Post Doctoral Researcher in evidence synthesis
Minimum Qualifications and Experiences:
Interested and qualified individuals who meet the above criteria should forward an application and updated bio-data through email to the following address no later than 16 June, 2020.
HR and Administration Manager Birat Nepal Medical Trust (BNMT) Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for selection process. BNMT particularly welcomes applications from women and minority ethnic community groups.
BNMT Nepal (Birat Nepal Medical Trust) is a Nepalese non-governmental organisation dedicated towards the improved health and well-being of Nepalese people. BNMT Nepal envisions a new Nepal where all Nepalese are aware of their basic rights and are able to live healthy and productive lives, in a safe environment without having to worry about food, income or security regardless of their gender, ethnicity, disability or HIV status.
BNMT Nepal is built on the foundation of commitment, expertise and experience of the Britain Nepal Medical Trust (BNMT UK), which has been working in Nepal since 1967. BNMT UK from its inception, has always lived with the principle of evidence based advocacy and operational research for designing its programmes and continuously monitoring, evaluation and fine-tuning its implementation strategies to reach the hard to population. BNMT’s work covers strengthening the capacity of local institutions in responding to community health needs, empowering communities, especially disadvantaged groups, in accessing and advocating for increased, improved, and equitable access to essential health services and developing innovative models and approaches that provide affordable and accessible quality health care services As a charitable, non-sectarian, nongovernmental organisation BNMT focuses on promoting universal coverage and health equity, accountability and effectiveness in the
Nepalese health sector. These principles have embedded into the practice of BNMT Nepal. BNMT Nepal is governed by a board of Nepalese nationals with diverse experience in health, livelihoods, climate change, and social and community development. The BNMT Nepal board and the BNMT UK senior management team have been mentoring and transferring their knowledge, skill and experiences to the newly formed BNMT Nepal over the last few years for the benefit of Nepalese people. BNMT UK continues to offer this oversight and mentoring to BNMT Nepal to ensure that BNMT Nepal can benefit from the partnerships, collaboration and success of BNMT UK and attain the vision of its board.
Mr. Suman Chandra Gurung, Director is responsible for the overall organisational management and the programmes.