Medical Officer Needed for a mHealth (Telemedicine) Service

Short Description:
Post: Junior Medical Consultant
Company Name: mPower Social
Project name: Amader Daktar
Location: House 133, Block A, Road 4, Banani
Duty Time: 10pm to 5pm
Work Days: Thursday to Saturday  and Monday (You can choose all 4 days or any one of these days)
Duty Responsibilities:
1. Provide telemedicine consultation to rural patients over voice and video call within working business hours
(8 hour daytime shifts). There are no night shifts.
2.Conduct occasional training of rural medical practitioners / Polli Chikitshok
 Minimum MBBS degree with BMDC registration with 2 or more years of clinical experience
 Interest in information and communication technology (ICT) as a medium of healthcare delivery
 Gender no issue – men and women will be considered equally
 Should be comfortable with travel as occasional travel is required for visiting site (rare). We travel with
company car. Condition relaxed for female candidates.
1000 BDT per roster, Payment can be raised further depending on year of clinical experience.
Dr. Marufur Rahman
[email protected]

About mPower Social Enterprose ltd:

mPower is a global social enterprise that utilizes information and mobile technology to address development
challenges in health, education and agriculture. The organization has pioneered work in the field of mHealth (mobile
health) and gained recognition as:
 Top 5 Social Business Innovation Award Bangladesh 2010 (handed over by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed)
 Runner-up prize in USAID Global Development Award 2009
 Best Telemedicine Innovation Award at the World Health Congress 2009 (handed over by Prof. Muhammad

mPower started its journey in 2008 in Egypt in partnership with the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Ministry of
Communications and Information Technology. Its work soon spread to other countries, namely Botswana,
Bangladesh, Ghana and Uganda. In Bangladesh mPower has worked with BRAC, USAID, DFID, Orbis, Johns
Hopkins University, Ministry of Health among others.

Amader Daktar, mPower’s latest venture, seeks to address access to healthcare in rural Bangladesh using mobile
technology. Our solution allows rural patients to receive advice and diagnosis from doctors in Dhaka city in real time.
Our team is multidisciplinary, consisting of engineers, development practitioners, public health experts and business
aficionados. If selected, you will be working with a high-powered, dynamic team consisting of graduates from
universities such as Harvard, Stanford and MIT. You can also expect to interface with leading global experts in the
field of public health.

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