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  1. Consultant for production of European Health Report 2018 and Highlights/Profiles of Health and Well-being

    Offre d'emploi. CDD. Danemark. Publiée le 27/04/2017.


    Under the umbrella of the European Health Information Initiative (EHII), the Health Information, Monitoring and Analysis (DIR/HMA) unit regularly conducts data collections, updates its databases with core health statistics from the 53 countries in the WHO European Region, prepares health situation analysis publications and presentations, organizes various meetings such as the Steering Group Meetings of different subregional and thematic Health Information Networks (CARINFONET, Small Countries, European Burden of Disease Network, etc.), assists Member States with the assessment of the Health Information System (HIS), and conducts various capacity building activities such as the Autumn School for Health Information and Evidence for Policy Making and the Advanced Course on Health Information.

    The main purpose of this consultancy is to strengthen the capacity of the Division of Information, Evidence, Research and Innovation to conceptualise, coordinate, analyse, review, produce and disseminate the European Health Report 2018. The European Health Report is a flagship publication of the WHO Regional Office for Europe. The Report analyzes health and well-being trends in the WHO European Region, summarizes the evidence of achievements of the health policies in the Region, and proposes strategic and novel areas of action to further the health and well-being in the Region through evidence-informed policy actions.

    Description du poste


    Under the coordination of the acting Unit Leader and Programme Manager, DIR/HMA, the consultant will work on the following tasks:

    Deliverable #1: production of the Regional Office flagship publication the European Health Report 2018, including the proposal of its content, thematic contributions from diverse technical units and work plan management from concept to production and dissemination;

    • Draft and maintain the editorial calendar/project plan for the writing and production of the EHIR2018
    • Support the formation and work of the Editorial Board, by preparing agendas, meetings, discussion documents and recording the decisions
    • Draft proposal for the EHR2018’s content, outline, and amend as per feedback from stakeholders.
    • Collect required information and references, perform analysis, write chapters as assigned; review and edit contribution from stakeholders
    • Work with communications officer in preparation of the communication plan and production of the report

    Deliverable #2: production, of the WHO Europe’s country-specific complementary publications EURO Country Profiles / Highlights of Health and well-being;

    • Draft and maintain the editorial calendar/project plan for the writing and production of the various publications that are planned for 2018
    • Analysis/review of draft publications for validity of content and consistency of form and content. Technical content writing and editing, as required.
    • Follow-up on the publications currently at various stages of production. This includes monitoring of the status of writing, reviewing the drafts of publications, coordinating production (editing, translation, typesetting/design), quality assuring the work of service providers, managing the public launch of the publications.

    Profil recherché : confirmés


    Essential: Degree in a health-related field and a postgraduate qualification in public health, epidemiology, health economics or health policy analysis.

    Desirable: Advanced postgraduate degree (PhD) from a recognized university with training in one of the above mentioned fields.


    Essential: At least five years of relevant work experience in analysis and technical writing of reports on population health and well-being and/or national public health monitoring and evaluation.

    Desirable: Working experience in health information or epidemiology

    Use of language skills

    Essential: excellent written and spoken knowledge of English

    Desirable: working knowledge of Russian

    Use of language skills

    Essential: excellent written and spoken knowledge of English

    Desirable: working knowledge of Russian



    • Excellent knowledge of the assessment, planning, development and implementation of projects and programmes on health information and their relation to policy making.
    • Technical expertise in the application of qualitative and quantitative analytical methods for health situation assessment and analysis
    • Strong project management and coordination skills. - Ability to work harmoniously as a member of a team, adapt to diverse educational and cultural backgrounds and maintain a high standard of personal conduct.
    • Proficiency in standard MS Office applications and skills in database, spreadsheet and statistical computer software.

    Contrat à durée déterminée (CDD)

    Grade: No grade

    Contractual Arrangement: External Consultant

    Contract duration: 120 DAYS

    Job Posting: Apr 18, 2017, 6:07:10 PM

    Closing Date: May 2, 2017, 11:59:00 PM

    Primary Location: Denmark-Copenhagen

    Organization: EU/DIR Information, Evidence, Research and Innovation


    WHO's consultancy remuneration band rates are calculated in US dollars.

    Daily remuneration range :350-499 (gross amount, subject to tax) depending on duties and experience.

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