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This post provides all information about MDH Job Vacancies released. The MDH Job Vacancies include Quality Improvement Officer, Laboratory Service Officer, Laboratory Technician, Pharmaceutical Technician, HIV Tester, TB/HIV Officer, Maternal & Child Health Officer and HTS Officer.

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Job Title: Quality Improvement OfficerMDH Job Vacancies Job Summary:Duties and ResponsibilitiesRequirements: Education, Work experience and Skills for MDH Job opportunities: Special Employment Condition for MDH Job VacanciesJob Title: Laboratory Service OfficerReports to: DACC | Deadline: 2nd December 2022 | Location: Dar es SalaamJob Summary :Duties and Responsibilities: MDH Job VacanciesRequirements, Education, work experience and skillsSpecial Employment Condition MDH Job opportunitiesJob Title: Phlebotomist OfficerReports to: Manager | Deadline: 2nd December 2022 | Location: Dar es SalaamJob Summary:Duties and Responsibilities:Requirements, Education, work experience and skills MDH Job VacanciesSpecial Employment ConditionJob Title: Laboratory TechnicianJob Summary :Duties and Responsibilities: MDH Job VacanciesRequirements, Education, work experience and skillsSpecial Employment ConditionJob Title: Pharmaceutical Technician | MDH Job VacanciesJob Summary :Duties and Responsibilities:Requirements, Education, work experience and skillsSpecial Employment Condition MDH Job OpportunitiesJob Title: HIV TesterJob Summary:Duties and Responsibilities:Qualification MDH Job VacanciesJob Title: TB/HIV OfficerJob Summary :Duties and Responsibilities:Requirements, Education, work experience and skillsSpecial Employment Condition MDH Job VacanciesJob Title: HTS Manager | MDH Job VacanciesJob Summary :Duties and Responsibilities:Requirements, Education, work experience and skills MDH Job VacanciesJob Title: Maternal & Child Health OfficerJob Summary : MDH Job VacanciesDuties and Responsibilities:Requirements, Education, work experience and skillsJob Title: HTS OfficerJob Summary :Duties and Responsibilities:Requirements, Education, work experience and skills MDH Job Vacancies

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Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to addressing the public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large.

These priorities include

  • communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria;
  • Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child health (RMNCH);
  • Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance;
  • as well as Health System Strengthening.

MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health (MoH); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others.

MDH Job Vacancies seeks a qualified individual to fill the position below.

Job Title: Quality Improvement Officer

Reports to: DACC | Deadline: 2nd December 2022 |Location: Dar es Salaam

MDH Job Vacancies Job Summary:

The District Duality Improvement Officer will be an overall technical lead in all matters pertaining to integrating projects’ Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) as per the Tanzanian Government and PEPFAR standards. She/he will provide technical support to strengthen Quality improvement for the services offered at the district, health facility and community levels. The DQI Officer will focus on providing technical support to MDH-supported sites and communities to use standardized national/internationally acceptable CQI approaches for gap analysis and integrate CQI activities as well as scale up best practices. He/she will capacitate the sites to data visualization and use for CQI through strengthening the use of existing Government CQI data and tools at sites and community levels.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Support the health facilities in the district to establish and activate functional Quality Improvement Teams (QIT) and Work Improvement Teams (WIT).
  2. Support the health facilities /district teams to review performance, identify gaps and areas for improvement and assist the teams to prepare plans for improvement.
  3. Support follow-up implementation of quality improvement initiatives at the health facilities.
  4. Assist program staff of the respective district to plan, conduct evaluation and survey to identify gaps at the facilities and respective districts.
  5. Facilitate onsite monthly and district quarterly QI meetings to share challenges and successes in the implementation of quality improvement projects within the respective districts.
  6. In collaboration with CHMT conduct quarterly supportive supervision in the respective district.
  7. Conduct mentorship on the identified gaps and challenges found during supportive supervision.
  8.  Ensure QI goals and initiatives for the health facilities and district are set based on national and program priorities.
  9. Work closely with CHMT, the District QI Coordinator and Program Managers in building the capacity of healthcare workers on Quality improvement.
  10. Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills for MDH Job opportunities:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma in Medicine, Nursing or related field registered/ licensed with the relevant professional board.
  2. At least one year of experience in implementing quality improvement activities.
  3. A minimum of two (2) years of experience working in public health programs/services.
  4. Experience in planning and implementing quality improvement activities.
  5. Having knowledge of the QI Model and QI Approaches.
  6. Experience in writing reports, best practices and lessons learned.
  7. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with fluency in English and Kiswahili.
  8. Strong computer skills (MS Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint presentations.
  9. Ability to provide high-quality technical assistance to the District in all matters pertaining to Quality improvement (CQI).
  10. Ability to lead and work with a diverse group of health workers, patients etc. to implement CQI at the communities and health facilities.
  11. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and achieve project targets.
  12. Hardworking individual with very strong problem-solving skills.

 Special Employment Condition for MDH Job Vacancies

The contract will end on 29th September 2023

APPLICATION INSTRUCTION: CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Job Title: Laboratory Service Officer

Reports to: DACC | Deadline: 2nd December 2022 | Location: Dar es Salaam

Job Summary :

District Laboratory Officer Provides technical assistance to MDH- project-supported Laboratories in the District and provisions high-quality clinical laboratory services.

Duties and Responsibilities: MDH Job Vacancies

  1. Provide technical assistance and supportive supervision to the laboratories at regional, district and health centre facility levels.
  2. Assist the laboratories to provide adequate and reliable testing services to support HIV and TB care and treatment services in the region.
  3. Work closely with other units, District Health authorities and other implementing partners to ensure adequate coordination and efficient utilization of resources for effective laboratory services in the region.
  4. Assist in the development of laboratory policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) that will ensure implementation of activities of management, quality assurance, personnel performance evaluation and documentation to assure compliance and adherence to regulatory guidelines.
  5. Assist in the implementation, monitoring, and documentation of laboratory test results including follow-up on abnormal results and critical values.
  6. Provide logistical support for the procurement and ordering of laboratory reagents and supplies
  7. Assist in the preparation of reports on logistic management of reagents and consumables in order to improve supply management.
  8. Assist in the development of continuous training programs focusing on laboratory testing, QA/QC, GLP and safety.
  9. Assist the laboratories to implement and maintain ISO 15189 laboratory accreditation standards
  10. Support the laboratories to properly implement data management practices and ensure accurate and reliable reports and data are generated
  11. Ensure preparation of monthly and quarterly reports and submission to the appropriate authority.
  12. Assist with other technical support activities for MDH

Requirements, Education, work experience and skills

  • A degree or Master’s degree in health laboratory sciences or biomedical laboratory sciences
  • A minimum of 4 years experience in working at laboratory project management in the HIV/TB Care and Treatment settings
  • Vast experience in implementing QMS for the laboratory ISO 15189 accreditation standard
  • Ability to collaborate with government health management teams and other partners
  • Ability to work both as an individual and as a team with minimum supervision

Special Employment Condition MDH Job opportunities

An employment contract that will end on 29th September 2023

APPLICATION INSTRUCTION: CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Job Title: Phlebotomist Officer

Reports to: Manager | Deadline: 2nd December 2022 | Location: Dar es Salaam

Job Summary:

The Phlebotomist under general supervision will be collecting blood samples from clients at the facility for laboratory testing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Collect blood samples from clients for laboratory testing.
  2. Deliver blood to the Laboratory after collection.
  3. Obtain supplies and equipment needed for the collection of blood samples.
  4. Responsible to handle and monitor the flow of patient specimens including blood draw and documentation.
  5. Keep the blood collection area and phlebotomy tray clean and restock for future use.
  6. Take part in providing information and counselling to the patients.
  7. Deliver laboratory test results to the clinic.
  8.  Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements, Education, work experience and skills MDH Job Vacancies

1. Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Nursing.

  1. A minimum of Two (2) years experience in the medical Field.
  2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with fluency in English and Kiswahili.
  3. Strong computer skills (MS Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint presentations.
  4. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and achieve project targets.
  5. Hardworking individual with very strong problem-solving skills.

Special Employment Condition

The Employment Contract will end on 29th September 2023

APPLICATION INSTRUCTION: CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Job Title: Laboratory Technician

Reports to: Manager | Location: Dar es Salaam | Deadline: 2nd December 2022

Job Summary :

A Laboratory Technician, in research, testing and laboratory maintenance. Their duties include recording data, sterilizing equipment and ordering and organizing supplies.

Duties and Responsibilities: MDH Job Vacancies

  1. Reading, understanding, and implementing SOPs for molecular analysis of HIV drug resistance and viral load.
  2. Performing daily QC checks on all laboratory processes and procedures for accurate and reliable test results.
  3. Performing pre-analytical procedures on all specimens received including but limited to inspections, registration, separation, and storage.
  4. Performing testing in molecular biology to determine the level of HIV drug resistance and the amount of HIV virus.
  5. Performing results analysis and interpretation and indicating in case of critical/panic results
  6. Preparing samples for shipping according to SOPs.
  7. Documenting daily operation, recalibration, preventive maintenance services, and repair of machines/analyzers using operation, reagents, calibration, maintenance and corrective action logs.
  8. Troubleshooting minor technical faults in machines using the operation manual, documenting the action, and reporting to the laboratory supervisor.
  9. Analyzing PT samples/panels received for external quality control program and submitting them within the deadline.
  10. Checking and completing all the laboratory results in the Laboratory Information System or register book before validation/verification by a laboratory supervisor.
  11. Archiving all the source documents after testing in the appropriate files.
  12. Preparing summary reports of the machines/analyzers at the end of every week and month.
  13. Performing duties deemed necessary by the lab supervisor including but not limited to training junior technicians and students.
  14. Observing all the quality requirements to fully support the laboratory towards accreditation.

Requirements, Education, work experience and skills

1. Bachelor’s degree in molecular biology or biotechnology.

  1. Laboratory quality management training is an added advantage.
  2. Minimum of two years of experience working in HIV drug resistance laboratory settings.
  3. Ability to communicate fluently in both English and Kiswahili.
  4. Ability to work both individually and as part of a team with minimal supervision.

Special Employment Condition

Employment Contract that will end on 29th September 2023

APPLICATION INSTRUCTION:

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Job Title: Pharmaceutical Technician | MDH Job Vacancies

Reports to: Site Manager | Deadline: 2nd December 2022 | Location: Dar es Salaam

Job Summary :

A Pharmacy Technician is a professional who helps pharmacists dispense prescription medication to customers or health professionals and ensure that everyone has what they need. They mainly work in retail pharmacies, but some are employed in hospital pharmacies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Make sure that the storage and dispensing area is clean, and safe and conforms to laws governing pharmacy and pharmaceuticals.
  2. Project consumption estimates for each drug item on monthly basis.
  3. Make orders of drugs from the main store of your respective district store according to anticipated Monthly requirements by filling authorized tools i.e. ordering and requisition voucher.
  4. Receives deliveries and counterchecks and signs off all drug deliveries.
  5. Keep records of all receipts and issues. Maintain bin card for each item and keep a running balance
  6. Store, distribute and control the stock and ensures uninterrupted supply of drugs at all times by ensuring Max-Min stock level of 2/1 Month at all times.
  7. Redistribute the nearly expiring drugs to sites that can consume them before the expiring dates.
  8. Controls and separate immediately the damaged and expired drugs from the shelves/cupboard and keep all set aside for destruction.
  9. Monitor prescriptions from dully authorized prescribers for appropriateness and discrepancies.
  10. Dispense/refill all prescriptions.
  11. Provide medication adherence counselling to patients.
  12. Maintain records of all drugs issued to patients to dispensing register, paper based and or software.
  13. Prepare and submit Monthly drugs consumption report which includes stock level and number of patients on ARVs per regimen to district Supply Chain Officer before 5th of the next month.
  14. Provide drugs information to patients including other member of the clinical staff
  15. Maintains confidentiality and keeps patient information and records secure
  16.  Performa any other duties that may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements, Education, work experience and skills

1. Diploma in Pharmacy or equivalent field from a recognized institution.

  1. Registered/enrolled by the Pharmacy Council of Tanzania.
  2. A minimum of Two (2) years of working experience in a Pharmaceutical environment, preferably in a similar position.
  3. Work experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment program will be an advantage. 1. Highest level of integrity.
  4. Ability to work and deliver under pressure and tight deadlines with minimum supervision.
  5. Excellent communication (both verbal and written).
  6. Computer literate – conversant with, Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Special Employment Condition MDH Job Opportunities

Employment Contract that will end on 29th September 2023

APPLICATION INSTRUCTION:

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Job Title: HIV Tester

Reports to: Site Manager | Deadline: 2nd December 2022 | Location: Dar es Salaam.

Job Summary:

HIV Tester requires extensive, current knowledge of HIV prevention measures. He/She must enjoy working with other people, have a compassionate nature and be a good listener.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To serve as a liaison between clinicians/clinics, individuals screened and care centres.
  2. To provide ongoing counselling and testing while maintaining the confidentiality and patient rights, provide psychosocial support and assist with referral and linkages.
  3. To assess, and document all referrals, make follow-ups and report on referral outcomes.
  4. To monitor the quality of test kits by the use of suitable control materials/samples from the laboratory department.
  5. To be up to date on current HTS protocols/guidelines and ensure correct testing services (periodic review of standard operating procedures with support from the laboratory department).
  6. To ensure safe storage of HTS-related items and to request/prepare all the necessary consumables for undertaking the HTS activities on time.
  7. To compile and submit HTS reports weekly, monthly and/or quarterly to the HTS coordinators on time.
  8. To keep accurate HTS and referral/linkage records (logbooks, registers, reports)
  9. To work with team members to monitor quality improvement plans with regard to the established performance targets/indicators.
  10. Ensure HIV testing is performed according to the National HIV Testing algorithm.
  11. To carry out any other duties that may be required by the clinical team.

Qualification MDH Job Vacancies

Should have the following qualifications:

  • Diploma in Nursing/Clinical Medicine, Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology;
  •  Must have a valid license of practice (A certificate for HIV testing is an added advantage).
  • Two years experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment services.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTION:

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Job Title: TB/HIV Officer

Reports to: DACC | Deadline: 2nd December 2022 | Location: Dar es Salaam

Job Summary :

The TB/HIV Officer works with and supports the MDH RTB-HIV Manager to ensure efficient implementation, M&E and reporting of TB/HIV services in her/his respective region including direct field coordination of key program priorities such as Isoniazid prevention therapy (IPT), intensified TB case finding and multi-drug resistant TB diagnosis and management. She/he is responsible for field implementation, coordination and reporting of TB-HIV initiatives in her/his respective region under the guidance of the RTB- HIVM and in collaboration with DPMs and other MDH staff and relevant regional, council and health facility staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Support implementation, M&E and reporting of TB-HIV services under the Afya Kwanza project, as well as other relevant activities.
  2. Support implementation of initiatives to address key program, donor and national priorities – such as intensive TB screening and case finding among PLHIVs and IPT- in line with national guidelines.
  3. Provide TA to the DACC, DTLC and HFs in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of TB- HIV services.
  4. Support RTB-HIV Manager to assess and implement initiatives to address skill and resource needs in TB-HIV services through supportive supervision, mentorship, on-job training, CQI and other approaches in collaboration with R/DTLC.
  5. Support timely collection and submission of TB-HIV data – as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team.
  6. Support RTB-HIV Manager in writing technical program documents including reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents.
  7. Support and advise the RTB-HIV Manager on all TB-HIV issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the RTB-HIV Manager.
  8. Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements, Education, work experience and skills

1. Degree or Advanced diploma in medicine, nursing or related field with relevant national registration.

  1. A Master’s degree in Public Health or a related field is an added advantage.
  2. At least two (2) years of experience working in public health programs/ services.
  3. At least two (2) years of experience in design, implementation, management and M&E of TB-HIV or related clinical and public health programs and services.
  4. Experience in using CQI, PHE and OR techniques to address public health challenges.
  5. Experience in writing reports, best practices and lessons learned.
  6. Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication.
  7. Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and the internet.
  8. Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines.

Special Employment Condition MDH Job Vacancies

Employment Contract that will end on 29th September 2023

APPLICATION INSTRUCTION:

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Job Title: HTS Manager | MDH Job Vacancies

Reports to: Regional Project Manager | Deadline: 2nd December 2022 | Location: Tabora

Job Summary :

The Regional HIV Testing Services Manager is MDH’s overall regional technical expert in all matters pertaining to HIV testing services (HTS) and programs. She/ He provides technical leadership and oversight of HTS-related interventions and services – including focused HTS that employ symptom and risk screening by expert patients prior to HTS, index HIV testing services, HTS among key and vulnerable populations as well as linkage to anti-retroviral therapy- in collaboration with other program and government staff at the region, relevant ministries and MDH HQ.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To lead and oversee the planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of HIV testing and ART linkage services, under the Afya Kwanza project, and other relevant activities in her/his respective region.
  2. To lead the implementation of initiatives to address key program, donor and national priorities, including index testing, focused PITC, and peer-based ART linkage, in line with national guidelines.
  3. To provide TA to the R/DMOs, R/DACCs, R/CHMTs, HTS focal persons and HFs in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of HIV testing and ART linkage services.
  4. To conduct a needs assessment, on HIV testing and ART linkage services in her/his region, and organize efforts to address these needs -; including capacity building and health system strengthening – in collaboration with the RPM, R/DACCs, R/CHMTs and HTS focal person.
  5. To ensure timely collection and submission of HTS and ART linkage data – as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team.
  6. Lead efforts to robustly analyse and utilize HTS and ART linkage data to inform plans, priorities and resource allocation and write reports, best practices and lessons learned for wider dissemination.
  7. To lead efforts to identify gaps in HIV testing and ART linkage services; design and implement operational research (OR), PHE, secondary data analyses and CQI initiatives to address the gaps.
  8. To implement robust capacity-building programs, for HIV testing and ART linkage services; capitalizing on supportive supervision, mentorship and on-job training in line with national guidelines
  9. To supervise program staff under her/him in her/his respective region.
  10. To actively participate in writing technical program documents including project proposals, work plans, reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents, as required by the RPM.
  11. To support and advise the RPM on all HIV testing and ART linkage issues.
  12. To perform any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements, Education, work experience and skills MDH Job Vacancies

Degree in Medicine/ social,  with added advantage Master’s in Public health

HTS services including Index, FPITC, and SNS testing, as well s other prevention services including CECAP and GBV services, working in donor-funded projects is added advantage Computer

APPLICATION INSTRUCTION:

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Job Title: Maternal & Child Health Officer

Reports to: Maternal & Child Health Manager | Location: Kagera | Deadline: 2nd December 2022

Job Summary : MDH Job Vacancies

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To support the Regional MCH Manager in the implementation, M&E and reporting of PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and RMNCH services under the Afya Kwanza project, in line with the project work plan.
  2. To support the implementation of initiatives to address key program, donor and national priorities – such as index HIV testing, Option B+, male involvement, tracking of mother-infant pairs, follow-up of EID results and accelerating children’s treatment (ACT) – in line with national guidelines.
  3. To provide TA to the DACC, DRCHCo, RCH In-charges and HCPs in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and related RMNCH programs and services.
  4. To support the RMCH Manager to asses and implement initiatives to address skill and resource needs in PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART & RMNCH services through supportive supervision, mentorship, on-job training, CQI and other approaches in collaboration with DACC, DRCHCo and RCH-Incharges.
  5. To support timely collection and submission of PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and RMNCH data as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team.
  6. To support the RMCH Manager in writing technical program documents including, reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents.
  7. To support and advise RMCH Manager on all PMTCT, EID, Paediatric ART and RMNCH issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the RMCH Manager.
  8. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements, Education, work experience and skills

Degree or Advanced diploma in medicine, nursing or related field. Minimum of at least 2 years in Donor funded projects. Skilled in Microsoft Word and Excel. Good communication skills with core workers and beneficiaries. Innovative and good leadership skills.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTION:

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Job Title: HTS Officer

Reports to: HTS  Manager | Location: Tabora | Deadline: 2nd December 2022

Job Summary :

The HIV Testing Services (HTS) officer works with and supports the MDH RHTS Manager to ensure efficient implementation, M&E and reporting of HTS services in her/his respective region, including coordination of program priorities such as index HTS and focused PITC. She/He is responsible for the field implementation, coordination and reporting of all HTS initiatives in her/his respective region under the guidance of the RHTSM and in collaboration with DPMs and other MDH staff and relevant regional, council and health facility staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To support implementation, M&E and reporting of HIV testing and ART linkage services, under the Afya Kwanza project, and other relevant activities.
  2. To support the implementation of initiatives to address key program, donor and national priorities, including index testing, focused PITC, and peer-based ART linkage, in line with national guidelines.
  3. To provide TA to the DACC, HTS focal person and HFs in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of HIV testing and ART linkage services.
  4. To support RHTS Manager to asses and implement initiatives to address skill and resource needs on HIV testing and ART linkage services through supportive supervision, mentorship, on-job training, CQI and other approaches in collaboration with DACCs and HTS focal persons.
  5. To support timely collection and submission of HTS and ART linkage data – as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team.
  6. To support HTS Manager in writing technical program documents including reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents, as required by the RPM.
  7. To support and advise the RHTS Manager on all HIV testing and ART linkage issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the RHTS Manager.
  8. To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements, Education, work experience and skills MDH Job Vacancies

Degree or Diploma in Medicine/ Nursing 2 years of experience in HTS services including FPITC, Index, SNS testing, CECAP, GBV.VAC services, donor-funded project experience is added advantage of computer

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