MSF, Doctors Without Borders, Zambia, cholera intervention

Health Promoter

Assess, define, implement and supervise all health promotion and community engagement activities.
From a mobile app campaign to get victims of sexual violence to access care in our hospitals through to holding community meetings to explain the importance of handwashing in refugee camps, health promoters are a direct link to the community outside the w

As a health promoter with Doctors Without Borders/MSF, you will assess, define, implement and supervise all health promotion and community engagement activities in the project area. These activities aim to collaborate with the community to increase their knowledge of health and health risks, improve current health practices, promote MSF services and support preventive activities.

This will be achieved through outreach activities bridging projects and targeted communities, respecting their culture and practices, thereby creating the most relevant and effective information, education and communication strategies. Your responsibilities will also include developing and adapting our health promotion material to ensure relevance, accuracy and comprehension. As this is a supervisory role, other crucial elements include recruitment, training, evaluation and development of the project’s health promotion staff.


  • Bachelor or master’s degree in sociology, social communications, anthropology or public health
  • Minimum of two years experience in health promotion in contexts similar to where MSF works
  • Experience in health education working with diverse communities
  • Experience in managing staff in a multicultural team (supervision and training)