N-power Health Key Responsibilities in Nigeria

(Last Updated On: May 27, 2018)

N-power health is one of the graduate programmes of Federal Government’s job initiative under the Social Investment Programme (SIP).

Volunteers under N-power Health have some key responsibilities to play in Nigeria’s health sector in their Place of Primary Assignment (PPA).

N-power Health training and responsibilities

  1. Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems.
  2. Diagnose and investigate basic health problems and health hazards in individuals and the community.
  3. N-power health beneficiaries are also to inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
  4. Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems.
  5. Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
  6. They are to educate on laws, regulations and policies that protect health and ensure safety.
  7. N-power health are also to link people to needed personal health services.

In addition, successful applicants will also benefit from a compulsory employability and entrepreneurship skills development programme.

N-power Health Requirement

  1. Currently unemployed
  2. Must be a graduate (Bachelor’s Degree or Higher National Diploma)
  3. Must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps Programme
  4. Aged 18-35
  5. 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 for N-power Health Volunteers

Beneficiaries under N-Power health  can aspire to a life-long career in public health and other allied fields. Possible destinations include:

  1. Health Education Specialist
  2. Health Promotion Coordinator
  3. Public Relations Manager
  4. Breastfeeding Support Coordinator
  5. Health Office Administrator
  6. Health Research Analyst
  7. Social Worker & Counselor
  8. Health Services Manager
  9. Health Department Administrator
  10. Government Policy Analyst
  11. Displaced Persons Coordinator
  12. HIV/AIDS Educator
  13. Project Manager in Public Health
  14. Field Investigator
  15. Research Analyst
  16. Community Health Worker
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