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Strategic Initiatives & Innovative Financing Internship - Stop TB Partnership UNOPS

at Stop TB Partnership in Geneva, Switzerland

About the Job

The vision of the Stop TB Partnership is to realize the goal of elimination of Tuberculosis (TB) as a public health problem and, ultimately, to obtain a world free of TB by ensuring that every TB patient has access to effective diagnosis, treatment and cure; stopping transmission of TB; reducing the inequitable social and economic toll of TB; and developing and implementing new preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic tools and strategies. The Stop TB Partnership is uniquely positioned to support the development and further implementation by partners of the current and future Global Plan, acting as a coordinator and catalyst for the range of partners engaged in the fight against TB.

The Stop TB Partnership’s External Affairs & Strategic Initiatives (EASI) Team supports the organization primarily by:

  • Catalyzing and securing sustainable financing from the public and private sector for the Secretariat and country programes;
  • Engaging with both the public and private sector to elevate and enhance the Secretariat and the organization’s mandate on global agendas; and
  • Conceptualizing, designing, rolling-out, and implementing business-minded approaches and projects to address systematic barriers in the TB and global health space.

Qualifications

To be eligible for this internship, the incumbent needs to have graduated within the last three years at the moment of the application or be enrolled in a University Degree Bachelors, Masters, Ph.D.

To apply

Stop TB Partnership

The Stop TB Partnership is leading the way to a world without tuberculosis (TB), a disease that is curable but still kills three people every minute. Founded in 2001, the Partnership's mission is to serve every person who is vulnerable to TB and ensure that high-quality diagnosis , treatment and care is available to all who need it.

Together our over 1700 partners are a collective force that is transforming the fight against TB in more than 100 countries. They include international and technical organizations, government programmes, research and funding agencies, foundations, NGOs, civil society and community groups and the private sector.

We operate through a secretariat hosted by UNOPS in Geneva, Switzerland and seven working groups whose role is to accelerate progress on access to TB diagnosis and treatment; research and development for new TB diagnostics, drugs and vaccines; and tackling drug resistant- and HIV-associated TB. The secretariat is governed by a Board that sets strategic direction for the global fight against TB.