Diabetes Nurse Educator (Uganda)



Kampala, Uganda
Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023

At mPharma, our vision is an Africa that's in good health. We will not cease until every person on the continent has access to safe and affordable healthcare and medicines. We’re a growing team of 1200+ employees, headquartered in Accra, Ghana, and backed by mission-driven investors. We use technology to enable basic primary healthcare to Africans and have joined hands with drug manufacturers and healthcare providers to develop services and products that help provide access to basic healthcare and lower costs of medicines. In only a few years, we’ve succeeded in providing low-cost, high-quality healthcare and medicines to hundreds of thousands of patients across 9 African countries (Ethiopia, Gabon, Togo, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia)

At mPharma we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities, and our hiring process and work environment are devoid of discriminatory practices. We promise exciting and rewarding career opportunities in an environment driven by high performance, an entrepreneurial mindset, and innovation.

Position Description

mPharma is looking for a responsible and trustworthy nurse with exceptionally high work standards to join our Health Services team. You would be responsible for continuous client care and follow-ups under our various primary care initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Educating, coaching, and mentoring of patients under specific disease management programs, following a standardized yet personalized approach, with regular specified interactions to assist patients with adherence
  • Track all client progress and outcomes for appropriate follow-up.
  • Submission of accurate weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports on all activities
  • Ensure test results are recorded following protocols and alerting providers about abnormal results.
  • Recording and submitting Adverse Event reports within a defined time period.
  • Liaise with other business/functional units to ensure all resources and requirements are met to ensure the smooth running of all programs.
  • Lead activities to increase client enrolment under disease management programs.
  • Ensure inventory is available and in good condition for all health services programs.
  • Assist and support the unit in the implementation of other programs
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Health Services Manager.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Exhibits enthusiasm to work with an early-stage start-up, commitment to helping mPharma grow, and passion for healthcare in Africa
  • Possesses a dynamic and energetic personality.
  • Demonstrates strong work ethic and a “can-do” attitude that requires minimal supervision.
  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Flexibility – Ability to adapt easily to changing conditions and work responsibilities.
  • Works effectively as a team member and promotes collaboration within and outside the immediate team.
  • Multitasker and have the ability to work under pressure with little supervision.
  • Has the ability to thrive in a matrix environment which requires working with multiple teams internally (this role will liaise with our Finance, Technical and Supply Chain teams)


  • Diploma in Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Diploma certificate/ Bachelor's degree in human nutrition and dietetics, food nutrition, or equivalent field of study will be an added advantage.
  • Current Practicing License.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in Primary Health Care
  • Fluent English with excellent writing, verbal, analytical, and organizational skills.