Your job

  • To contribute to increasing the quality of obstetric and gynaecological department in Boost Hospital
  • Develop list of gynaecological conditions to be managed including admission/discharge criteria for all cases
  • To support the implementation and ensure adherence to protocols for management of main obstetric and gynaecological morbidities
  • Management of complicated deliveries and performing instrumental deliveries, all types of caesarean sections, ectopic pregnancy and gynaecological operations
  • Provide obstetrics and gynaecology consultation two times per week in the outpatients department room
  • Training and coaching local staff in diagnostic and medical management skills, including ultrasound
  • Train and perform obstetrics and gynaecology surgical procedures when necessary
  • Assess medical knowledge of local staff to identify training needs and develop a realistic plan to monitor and develop that knowledge which is not contingent on your presence
  • To work in close collaboration with MoPH representatives (Head of department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology) and expatriate midwife


  • You are a trained gynaecologist and obstetrician
  • You have experience in managing obstetric and gynaecological conditions in low-resource settings
  • US diagnostic skills has no secrets for you
  • You possess enough experience and interest to train others in this area
  • You are proficient in the English language (B2)
  • Language proficiency in Pashto / Dari is an asset
  • Mature personality
  • Management experience and able to work hands-on as well as delegate
  • Ability to organise, plan and prioritise
  • Good negotiation and diplomatic skills
  • Ability to work in a different and strong culture in a confined and insecure environment
  • Willingness to work with and train a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team

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What's it like working with MSF?

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Requirements to apply for Gynaecologist