Public health Logistician with years of experience in the supply chain management of public health commodities. I aim to impart my unique skills and abilities towards improving supply chain of health commodities and provide technical support to help strengthen existing logistics systems and build capacity to Ministry of Health in ensuring the availability of commodities at service delivery point. Trainer of trainers in Health logistics systems in Zambia (HIV, Lab, ARVs and EMLIP) and solution oriented in the implementation of the developed logistics systems to improve and maintain good reporting rates.
Highly effective motivator with good communication skills both written and spoken.
Ability to multitask and coordinate activities in good time due to my good time management·
knowledge of the health supply chain and logistic systems in Zambia·
Ability to offer supportive management and lead by example.
Open Minded Individual who uses critism for self developement ·
user of Microsoft Office suite
Senior Public Health Logistics Advisor USAID|DELIVER/Supply Chain Management Systems Email: email@example.com Mobile: 0967808610 Lusaka Kwitaka Maluzi Serology Supervisor- PopART Study Zambia Aids Related Tuberculosis Project Email: Kwitaka@zambart.org.zm Mobile: 0977596398 Lusaka Rodriguez Maniliho Bacteriology Supervisor University Teaching Hospital Lusaka Mobile: 0976480386 Maj K Chongo Supervisor Maina Soko Military Hospital Lusaka Mobile: 096359965 ACADEMIC REFERENCE Dr.
Chris Meredith Senior Lecturer Human Biology course coordinator School of Medical Sciences Edith Cowan University Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +618 63045147.
Public Health Logistics OfficerJan 2014 to Current John Snow Inc. (USAID DELIVER|SCMS PROJECT) Lusaka
Collaborate with, and support the provincial health office (PHO) and other key partners to promote, inform and built support for HIV/AIDS Laboratory commodity logistics interventions.
Monitor laboratory equipment functionality of equipment such as FACS Count, Facs Calibur, Humalizer, ABX Micros 60,ABX Pentra 60, Cobas C111, Cobas Integra,Sysmex PocH 100i at facility level Monitor facility level laboratory reagents and consumable stock status.
Help plan and facilitate the distribution of commodities in a timely manner within the province to ensure a continuous supply at laboratory facilities.
Assesses Stock Status with other partners for the PopART facilities, to ensure commodity security for smooth running of the Research project.
Plan for Provincial and Districts supervisors meetings to review logistics successes and challenges that the districts may be experiencing, as well as, share ways of improving such.
Provide technical assistance in the management of HIV Test Kits LS, ARVs LS, Lab LS, PMTCT and EMLIP/VMMC LS.
Trainer in HIV Test Kits LS, Lab LS, ARVs LS and EMLIP Trained in the use of the facility and Central edition of the electronic Logistics management information systems.
Monitoring and Evaluation of Malaria Case Management, to monitor the proper use of RDTs, availability of malarial products and proper management of Malaria cases according to treatment guidelines.
Zambia Aids Related Tuberculosis Project (PopART Project), Livingstone.
Research ScientistApr 2013 to Dec 2013
Prepared and analyzed samples in a BSL-2 and/or BSL-3 laboratory environment, including hazardous clean up procedures Collection and storage of blood, which were centrifuged and the plasma aliquot into four tubes stored in -80C freezers within 8 hrs.
of collection for the PopART study Trained in the use of Laboratory data management system.
Able to manage and process samples according to the PopART project policy and procedures using standard operations manuals.
Able to perform IATA compliant shipment samples to and from partner laboratories Ensure that required reagents and supplies are in sufficient stocks and are kept securely in recommended conditions General Responsibilities Other responsibilities also included preparing of TB smears at Kanyama Hospital in Lusaka.
The use of the Gene xpert (MTB/RIF) to detect presence of TB and the resistance to Rifampicin.
Intern Biomedical ScientistJan 2012 to Apr 2012 University Teaching Hospital
Perform routine maintenance on equipment and quality control for all reagents Keep accurate records of quality control, maintenance and workload data according to laboratory policies.
Collected and prepared samples such as for Full Blood Count analysis, prepared and analyzed peripheral smears Responsible for the accuracy, interpretation and reporting of all test results according to laboratory policies.
Perform required Microbiological analysis on materials as instructed.
Isolated and maintained cultures of bacteria and other microorganisms and interpreted biochemical test of given cultures.
Prepared smears and stained the bacterial cells by using Gram stain procedures and analyzed, interpret the results from microscopy.
Biomedical ScientistApr 2011 to Dec 2011 Maina Soko Military Hospital
Prepared hematological examinations such as blood counts, smears for differential counts and blood groups.
Able to process specimens in accordance to the chemical, urinalysis and serology procedures.
Preparation of TB smears using Auramine stain and use fluorescent microscopy to interpret results.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science (BS), Biomedical Science Human GeneticsMarch 2011Edith Cowan University － Perth, Western AustraliaBiomedical Science Human Genetics
Diploma of ScienceOctober 2007Perth Institute of Business and Administration
Professions Council of Zambia- Biomedical Scientist Officer (Full registration)
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Companies Worked For:
John Snow Inc. (USAID DELIVER|SCMS PROJECT) Lusaka
University Teaching Hospital
Maina Soko Military Hospital
Edith Cowan University
Perth Institute of Business and Administration
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Public Health Logistics Officer
Intern Biomedical Scientist
Bachelor of Science (BS) , Biomedical Science Human Genetics March 2011 Diploma of Science October 2007
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