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Medical Committee Netherlands – Vietnam (MCNV) is a Dutch NGO that has provided support to health systems, community-based health care and community development programs towards improvement of quality of life for people in Vietnam since 1968. The Disability Program is one of the main programs of MCNV in Viet Nam at the time being.
MCNV implemented the project Early Detection (ED) – Early Intervention (EI) – Inclusive Education (IE) for children with disabilities in Cao Bang from 2002 to 2019. Before handing the project over to the local counterparts by the end of 2020, MCNV and the counterparts in Cao Bang have also agreed to carry out an end-of-project evaluation MCNV is seeking for a consultant to carry out this evaluation.
Application for the mission must include:
Application is sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org ;
Deadline for application: 20/6/2020.
For more information, please refer to the ToR attached and contact via phone number: 0986607351 or 0243 8359005 (ext 25).
ToR file: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RYJxb-MdC8O8lmTYJBRXnMNP1t6KJup8/view?usp=sharing
Job Description for Occupational Therapy Volunteering
in Ho Chi Minh city – Vietnam
The demand for Occupational Therapy in Vietnam is huge, however in Vietnam, specialized OT training is not yet available at all levels. There is currently only session of OT introduction integrated module in physiotherapy training course at Bachelor level.
With grants from USAID through Humanity Inclusion/Handicap International (HI), the Medical Committee Netherlands- Vietnam (MCNV) has supported the 5 year-project (2015-2020) on Development of OT education in Vietnam in collaboration with Hai Duong Medical Technology University (HMTU) and University of Medical and Pharmacy of Ho Chi Minh City (UMP) with aims at creating enabling conditions to establish education of OT professionals in Vietnam. The project focuses on provision of OT educators, and development of a standard competency-based curriculum that can be recognized in the region, as well as training materials and strengthened Government policy on OT.
One of the main component of the project is to support a group of 5 young rehabilitation lecturers (all them had Bachelor of Physiotherapy background before enrolling the BOT course) to study BOT, then MOU at Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), India. In August 2019 these students will finish their academy study of BOT in India and will have 2 month internship in India before coming back to Vietnam to continue 4 months of internship from October 2019 to January 2020. Two (02) students will do internship in Ho Chi Minh City while three others will be base in Hai Duong province.
Beside development of capacity of OT trainers for future by supporting 5 young Rehab faculties to study BOT and MOT in India, the project also pilot BOT training courses in Hai Duong province and Ho Chi Minh City. To support students of these pilot courses having clinical practice, MCNV and university partners seek for involvement of International OT volunteers as clinical supervisor The 12 students of BOT course in UMP also will take their 6 week-internship during the above mentioned time.
MCNV is seeking for an OT volunteer who willing to work in Ho Chi Minh city in 4 months from October 2019 to January 2020 to support 02 students from MAHE and 12 BOT students from UMP during their internship.
2. Main duties
Key task 1: Supervising a group of 02 MAHE BOT students in 4 months and 12 BOT students from UMP in 6 weeks in parallel during their internships at some of selected hospitals in Ho Chi Minh city including:
Key task 2: Increase capacity of health/university staff in OT knowledge, proficiency and practice
3. Qualification requirements:
4. What MCNV provides:
For more information, please contact Ms. Tran Quynh Trang, Coordinator of the Occupational Therapy Education Program.
T:+84 24 3835 9005 ext 21
M:+84 (0) 904 883 089