International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
Main objectives of the project:
The project has four major objectives:
Primary targets of the project: are children and adolescents with protection and mental health concerns, care givers of a child with a protection or MH concern as well as other clients with mental health concerns.
Secondary targets: MoH staff and other stakeholders
Brief description of project goal, outcomes, outputs and key project activities
International Medical Corps has been implementing a project to address the wellbeing of vulnerable beneficiaries through supporting a healthy and protective environment and providing assistance for Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians. IMC ensures the promotion of quality and relevant interventions, in accordance with the relevant global standards (Sphere, IASC Gender Marker, and Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for sexual and reproductive health in crisis, national standards).
With this project International Medical Corps proposed to extend the provision of mental health services and protection case management for children and vulnerable individuals in urban areas. Under this service, IMC has been providing vulnerable families with a social protection package, represented in cash amounts that aim at providing families with essential protective services, while in parallel, protection case managers work with families to link them with other services for more sustainable outcomes, in Jerash, Balqa, Irbid and Mafraq.
Impact, key outcomes and outputs of the project include the following:
IMPACT: Overall wellbeing of Syrian refugees and impacted communities in the most affected areas of Jordan is alleviated, lives saved, civilians protected, suffering reduced, and resilience built
Outcome: Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians have an increased, sustainable, and safe access to health, protection, and social services.
Output 1: Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians received protection, mental health and psychosocial support services
Output 2: MoH Primary Healthcare Providers are trained on mhGAP
Output 3: Children with developmental disorders received MH support services
The geographic coverage includes the areas of Jerash, Balqa, Irbid and Mafraq governorates in Jordan.
The following outputs are expected from the consultant before and after the field data collection activities:
Compliance & Ethics: Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.