Government Health Service Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified Malawians for
the following vacancies existing under the establishment of Ministry of Health:

Post: Senior Disease Control Officer (Under Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Programmes)
Grade: H/P8
Salary: Within the range of Grade H Salary Segment
Ref. No: P8/26
Responsible to: The Principal Disease Control Officer
Location: Ministry of Health Headquarters


Applicants should be serving Disease Control Officers (Grade I/PO), with a minimum of four (4)years experience in that post. Must have worked in one of the Neglected Tropical Disease Control Programmes. Must be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Environmental Health or Epidemiology or any other health related degree from recognized institutions. Those with a Master’s degree in Community Health and Development, Masters in Public Health, Masters in Environmental Health, Masters in Epidemiology or any other health related Master’s degree will have an added advantage.


  • Assist in resource mobilization for disease prevention, control and surveillance.
  • Identify training needs of health staff and conduct training sessions for them.
  • Facilitate and lead in disease outbreak investigations including compilation of findings and recommendations.
  • Assist in compiling, collating and submitting routine monthly, quarterly and annual reports pertaining disease prevention, control and surveillance.
  • Produce spot maps of communicable diseases and disease vectors that are common in a particular locality.
  • Participate in entomological evaluation of vector control programmes.
  • Assist in facilitating preparation and organisations of general district training activities pertaining disease prevention, control and surveillance activities.
  • Conduct routine monitoring, supervision and evaluation (including periodic reviews) of disease prevention, control and surveillance activities.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Applicants must submit their application letters (quoting the vacancy reference number) together
with copies of relevant certificates, copies of license renewal, Curriculum Vitae, relevant Registration
Certificate and National ID to:

The Executive Secretary
Government Health Service Commission
P/Bag 155

To reach her not later than 19th January, 2024