Chairman: Philemon Oritsetolayemi Kojo-Woode

ABOUT THE CHAIRPERSON
MSA and country
University of Abuja Medical Students’ Association (UAMSA) – Nigeria

Year of study: 4th year

Email address: scopa@famsanet.org

Profile: I am a Public health enthusiast, intending Geriatrician, volunteer, motivational speaker and an advocate of preventive Medicine, infectious diseases and population control. I was FAMSA SCOHE chair 2018/19 and currently Project Coordinator CMDA UATH Missions Board 2019. I’m a goal getting, meticulous and project oriented Individual and have attended conferences organized by bodies like FAMSA, NIMSA and KLEEN foundation.

ABOUT SCOPA

The chairman of scopa shall be responsible for coordinating and guiding the work of the Committee in the field of Population Activities which shall include:-

  • Furnishing the member association with the current FAMSA regulations and guidelines for Population Activities.
  • Inviting and receiving notification, names of MSA officers, for Population Activities from member Associations whose students may be willing to abide by the regulations and guidelines and who would undertake full participation in this area in their localities. Such notifications should reach the SCOPA not later than six (6) weeks after General Assembly.
  • Consolidation arrangement with the medical school authorities for co-operation and supervision of the Population Activities of the respect member Associations.
  • Drawing up a list of names of MSA officers of participating member associations.
  • Forwarding such a list to SCOPE for Health Educative School arrangements not later than eight (8) weeks after the General Assembly.
  • Maintaining close liaison with other bodies conducting investigations of working in the field of Population Activities.
  • Distributing information and advice by sending periodic circular letters to all MSA officers for Population Activities which shall include:- List of new literature on Population Activities, summaries of reports received from various MSA officers- by Chairman SCOPA, Details of future conference dealing with Population Activities .
  • Compiling a report of its activities in Population Activities, as well as its evaluation of its success, for presentation to the Executive Council and General Assembly.
  • Exploring avenues to study its conduct and co-ordination of Population Activities and thus aim at making recommendations for improvement concerning FAMSA regulations for Population Activities.
  • Distribute information and advice to MSA SCOPA officers by sending periodic circulars which include; list of new literature on Population Activities, Summary of activity reports from various MSA officers,details of future conference in population activities.

CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR FAMSA-SCOPA COMMITTEE MEMBERS AND MSA OFFICERS

Greetings Africa from the Capital city of Abuja.

INTRODUCTION
Federation of African Medical Students’ Associations(FAMSA) is an independent, non-political Federation of medical students in Africa, recognized by WHO and the AU as the official international forum for African Medical Students.

Standing Committee on Population Activities (SCOPA) is one of the Five standing committees of FAMSA concerned with ways and means of keeping the population growth at a level compatible with a optimal standard of living and therefore deals with solving the problem of Family planning and Population dynamics.

Applicant Criteria for all positions –
-Must be a Medical student from any African Medical School
-Must be willing to work

VACANT POSITIONS

  1. ASSISTANT ORGANIZING SECRETARY
    -Ensure meetings are held effectively and minuted
    -Maintain effective records and administrations
    -Maintain communication and correspondence
    -Assist the Organizing Secretary with all FAMSA SCOPA official write-ups
    (Available slots – 1)
  2. MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION OFFICERs
    -Monitor and update all SCOPA media pages
    -Control of all FAMSA SCOPA online advocacy and campaigns
    (Available slots – 2)
  3. PROGRAMME AND DESIGN OFFICERS
    -Plan activity guides for programs
    -Ensure designs are ready for campaign posters
    -Serve as the SCOPA Local Organizing committee
    (Available slots – 2)
  4. MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER
    -Shall compile reports for each SCOPA activity
    -Monitor the progress of activities and projects
    -Submit monthly reports to SCOPA Chair.
    (Available slots – 2)
  5. FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICERs
    -Source out related mother agencies for partnerships and sponsorships
    -Keep records of SCOPA financial activities
    (Available slots – 2)
  6. FRANCOPHONE TRANSLATORS
    -Translate SCOPA documents as necessary
    -Support the program and design officers in program planning
    (Available slots – 2)
  7. MSA SCOPA Officers
    -Shall be the number 1 contact person for FAMSA-SCOPA in their Schools
    -Shall organise rallies, online campaigns, outreaches.e.t.c with their Local team as directed by the SCOPA central committee.
    (MSA Available slots – 2)

Any Medical student interested in any of these positions should kindly apply via this Google form:

Documents needed
-CV

Deadline : APRIL 15th, 2020

Signed :
Debra Catherine
Organising Secretary, FAMSA-SCOPA*
For the Chairman:

Kojo-Woode Philemon
Chairman, FAMSA-SCOPA