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Expression of Interest: raising awareness to control and prevent the spread of hepatitis B and C

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WHO intends to conduct a mass awareness-raising campaign against the spread of viral hepatitis B and C in targeted districts of Pakistan. It is therefore seeking proposals from nongovernmental organizations, public and private sector organizations to submit technical and financial proposals on raising awareness of target groups in selected districts of Pakistan. Once proposals have been carefully reviewed and found in compliance with the prerequisite qualifications and experience, the short-listed firm may be offered a time-bound contract to conduct agreed activities.

The main purpose of this assignment is to raise the awareness of the general public and health care providers on the spread and prevention of hepatitis B and C. The selected firm shall develop appropriate approaches and methodologies to sensitize pertinent stakeholders and communities in the 25 high-risk districts in all four provinces of the country.

Scope of the work

The assignment will be based upon the development of low-cost methodologies to reach communities, in addition to involving relevant stakeholders at district level to raise their awareness on the spread and prevention of hepatitis B and C. Detailed technical and financial proposals should be developed outlining methodology keeping in mind:

  • low cost approaches for awareness raising of communities and relevant stakeholders
  • use of appropriate and multiple low-cost mediums of communications for awareness raising
  • details of target audience with strategies to involve/reach them
  • details of activities
  • comprehensive implementation and monitoring mechanisms.

Deliverables

The deliverables include:

  • comprehensive plan for implementation, monitoring and reporting
  • report on finalized plan
  • district wise report
  • overall report
  • summary power point presentation.

Duration of the assignment

The total duration of this assignment would be 3 months.

Budget

The budget should be prepared on line item-wise basis.

List of target districts

Click on the link for the list of target districts.

Eligibility criteria

Organizations with experience of undertaking similar assignments are required to apply submitting their profile and expertise.

Submission of separate sealed technical and financial proposals

Sealed proposals must be submitted latest by 27 September 2013 at the WHO country office, Park Road, Chak Shahzad, Islamabad.

WHO Representative
PO Box 1013
Islamabad
+92 51 9255184-5, 9255077, 8432400.

Key health-related statistics

Total population (000s) 213 707
Total health expenditure (% of general government expenditure) 9.7
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100 000 live births) 178
Primary health care centres and units (per 10 000 population) 0.5
Total life expectancy at birth (years) 66.5

Source: Framework for health information systems and core indicators for monitoring health situation and health system performance, 2018

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WHO Representative
PO Box 1013
Islamabad
+92 51 9255184-5, 9255077, 8432400