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Do you want to be part of the work of WHO to prevent, control, eliminate and eradicate communicable diseases under the broader mandate of the organization to achieve universal health coverage? If so then Apply to be a WHO Medical Officer and help protect people from health emergencies and achieve healthier lifestyle.



Essential: Masters degree in medicine or health sciences or public health or relevant field.
Desirable: University degree in medicine, pharmacy, or veterinary sciences.

WHO Medical Officer Required Experience

Essential: Couple of years experience, with proven international exposure, in strengthening routine immunization programme or public health. Excellent field experience.


Experience of working in low and middle-income countries.

WHO Medical Officer Competencies

Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Producing results
Knowing and managing yourself

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English.

WHO Medical Officer Renumeration

WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the WHO Medical Officer position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 77,326 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 1791 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits for WHO Medical Officer position include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.

Medical Officer – 2306990

Location: Egypt-Cairo

Grade: P4

Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment

Closing Date: Aug 31, 2023, 11:59:00 PM

Organization: EM/DCD Division of Communicable Disease Control

Medical Officer (NCD) – 2302968

Location: Pakistan-Islamabad

Grade: P5

Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4

Closing Date: Aug 30, 2023, 11:59:00 PM

Organization: EM_PAK WHO Representative’s Office, Pakistan


Location: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the-Kinshasa

Grade: No grade

Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)

Closing Date: Aug 16, 2023, 11:59:00 PM

Organization: AF_COD Democratic Republic of Congo

Medical Officer/Surveillance – 2305239

Location: India-New Delhi

Grade: P4

Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4

Closing Date: Aug 16, 2023, 11:59:00 PM

Organization: SE/IVD Immunization and Vaccine Development


  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
  • Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.
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  • The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.


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