Aga Khan Foundation Mozambique (AKF(Moz)) is an agency of AKF and the greater, Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), AKF (Moz) has been active in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province since 2001. AKF (Moz) takes a multi-input area development approach to improve the quality of life for vulnerable households in selected areas of Cabo Delgado, by investing in health, early childhood development, education, agriculture and food security, economic development, and civil society and local governance.
AKF(Moz) is initiating a new five-year project “Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health for Women and Girls in Cabo Delgado” (SPARC), funded by Global Affairs Canada, in six districts of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique. SPARC will seek to improve the quality and access to services related to the prevention of maternal and new-born mortality and morbidity, improved comprehensive emergency obstetric care (CEmOC) services, adolescent health services, family planning and counselling services, unsafe abortion prevention, STI prevention and management, and the prevention and management of sexual violence. The project will also focus on improving health provider capacity to deliver services, community awareness, and facility infrastructure improvement.
AKF(Moz) is seeking an experienced Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) Technical Advisor to join the AKF(Moz) health team to launch and manage a newly awarded five-year Canadian SPARC grant focused on improving sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and adolescents in six districts of Cabo Delgado province (Mueda, Muidumbe, Nangade, Namuno, Balama, and Montepuez).
The SRHR Technical Advisor will be based in Pemba.He/she will have the active support of AKF(Moz)’s senior Health programme managers in carrying out their day-to-day work.
The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), alongside its sister Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) agencies, has implemented innovative, community-driven solutions to development challenges for more than 45 years. It focusses on a small number of specific development problems by forming intellectual and financial partnerships with organisations sharing its objectives. With a small staff, a host of cooperating agencies and thousands of volunteers, the Foundation reaches out to vulnerable populations on four continents, irrespective of their race, religion, political persuasion or gender.