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
- Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems.
- Diagnose and investigate basic health problems and health hazards in individuals and the community.
- N-power health beneficiaries are also to 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.
- They are to educate on laws, regulations and policies that protect health and ensure safety.
- 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
- 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 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:
- 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
- HIV/AIDS Educator
- Project Manager in Public Health
- Field Investigator
- Research Analyst
- Community Health Worker