International Medical Corps has been present in Cameroon since 2008 to provide assistance to thousands of CAR refugees sheltered in Cameroon as a consequence of the political and social troubles which occurred in CAR since 2005. The CAR refugee operations now currently span the Adamoua, East and North regions. Since 2010, International Medical Corps has been operating in the Far North region of Cameroon implementing humanitarian health, nutrition and WASH support activities to vulnerable communities. The recent escalation of violence in the north east of Nigeria and neighbouring countries since 2014, has led to the mass flow of refugees into the Far North region of Cameroon as well a large displacement of communities within the region. International Medical Corps is currently services in support of these conflict affected communities.
International Medical Corps basic package of essential health care encompasses high impact primary health care services, Water Sanitation and Hygiene as well as key nutrition, GBV and child protection interventions. Through support of existing Ministry of Health (MoH) health facilities, training of medical staff, and operation of mobile clinics, International Medical Corps offers curative and preventive consultations, maternal and child health (MCH) care, reproductive health services including skilled birth attendance, family planning (FP), syndromic management of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and services of the Minimum Initial Services Package (MISP) for Reproductive Health, therapeutic and supplementary nutrition services, gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response, child protection and mental health support. International Medical Corps also focuses on building the capacity of local community structures, such as village health committees (VHCs) and community health workers (CHWs). The aim of International Medical Corps’ work is to strengthen local social services and develop capacity for greater community resilience, while maintaining flexibility and the ability to respond to the continuing instability and accompanying increasing humanitarian needs in the country.
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.