The Department of Community Health Sciences (CHS) is the leading unit of its type in Pakistan,
recognized regionally and internationally for the relevance, quality and extent of its work in
support of public health and the development of primary health care systems. It comprises of five
major operational sections: Epidemiology & biostatistics, Health policy & management,
Population & reproductive health, Environmental health, and Non-communicable diseases &
Department of CHS is conducting a project titled CLASS III (Children Learning About Second-hand Smoke) which aims to assess the effectiveness of a school-based Smoke-Free Educational Intervention to reducing the exposure to Second Hand Smoke (SHS) on children. We plan to evaluate a school-based approach to protect children from SHS exposure in Bangladesh and Pakistan - countries with a strong commitment to smoke-free environments but with high levels of SHS exposure in children.
The ideal candidate will provide assistance to research team lead and will be responsible for school based health work/activities. This includes motivating and enrolling study subjects, in-person interviews with selected individuals / subjects to collect various forms of data pertaining to the research project, data editing, data management and related activities. He / she would also keep record of information obtained during research.
This is a short term contractual position.