|Benefits of participation|
Selected professionals will have an opportunity to contribute to the rehabilitation and development of the health sectors in Somaliland and Puntland, while receiving the support and logistical assistance of IOM. In addition, they will have the opportunity to network with a wide range of health care professionals and local authorities, in addition to representatives of international organizations and NGOs; while gaining valuable field experience in a complex environment.
Support and Compensation
All project participants will be provided with all travel arrangements, medical insurance, and in-country transportation. Furthermore, participants will receive a living allowance - on behalf of their host institutions - based on their prove qualifications. This allowance is intended to cover basic living expenses and accommodation.
The following allowances scale will be strictly followed by the project:
All selected project applicants will be categorized by a panel comprised of representatives from project Steering Committee.
* If holding a higher university degree, specialized nurses will be eligible to receive a higher compensation allowance (i.e. as holders of a Master’s Degree and/or a PhD)
IMPORTANT: The Participant is solely responsible for payment of any applicable taxes on the allowances received under his/her participation in the project.
IOM will on behalf of the project participant purchase a medical, medical evacuation and death-and-disability insurance valid in Somaliland and Puntland during the period of assignment. As such, the project participant will need to directly follow the instructions of the insurance coverage to make use of the services.
Note: The Participant shall provide a medical certificate confirming fitness-to-work to IOM prior to the commencement of his/her assignment.
The contractual arrangement for the health insurance is directly between the project participant and the Insurance Company. (later we can link the insurance waiver).
For more information in the insurance for MIDA FINNSOM Health project participants please contact IOM Helsinki.
In cooperation with the Finnish Medical Association and the Finnish Nurses Association, IOM will organize six training sessions throughout the project. These training sessions will focus on subjects relevant to all MIDA FINNSOM Health assignments.
Participants in these training sessions will receive a certificate of attendance.
Although accommodation is not covered by the project, IOM will, if needed, advice the participants in finding adequate and affordable accommodation at the location of their assignment.
IOM will provide each selected participant a monthly allowance of USD 250 to arrange his/her transportation in their location of assignment. This allowance is meant to cover all transportation related to the person’s participation in the project, i.e. daily transportation to and from work, participation in MIDA FINNSOM Health events, etc.
All project participants, after completion of their assignments, will receive a certificate of participation from the MIDA FINNSOM Health project, and from their host institution.