N-Health training and responsibilities
→ Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems.
→ Diagnose and investigate basic health problems and health hazards in individuals and the community.
→ Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
→ Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems.
→ Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
→ Educate on laws, regulations and policies that protect health and ensure safety.
→ Link people to needed personal health services.
In addition, successful applicants will also benefit from a compulsory employability and entrepreneurship skills development programme.
→ Currently unemployed
→ Must be a graduate (Bachelor’s Degree or Higher National Diploma)
→ Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps Programme
→ Aged 18-35
→ Selection Preference Disciplines: BachWorker degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in Medicine, Microbiology, Nursing, Public Health, Midwifery, Psychology and other allied disciplines in the sciences.
Duration: 2 years
Job opportunities after the programme
Ultimately, N-Power Health volunteers can aspire to a life-long career in public health and other allied fields. Possible destinations include:
→Health Education Specialist
→Health Promotion Coordinator
→Public Relations Manager
→Breastfeeding Support Coordinator
→Health Office Administrator
→Health Research Analyst
→Social Worker & Counselor
→Health Services Manager
→Health Department Administrator
→Government Policy Analyst
→Displaced Persons Coordinator
→Project Manager in Public Health
→Community Health Worker