eC2:Consulting Service for Situation Assessment and Analysis of Risk Communication in Vietnam

Deadline:  15-May-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) lr-after-ebola-liberias-health-system-on-path-to-recovery-780x439

Objective: The evaluation will focus on four main objectives as below: (i) Prevention and control of communicable diseases and newly emerging epidemics. (ii) Prevention and control of risk factors of non-communicable diseases. (iii)Food safety. (iv) Communication during events of public health importance and health emergencies.

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eC2: Technical Assistance to County Health Systems: Planning, Budgeting, Monitoring and Reporting

Deadline:  23-May-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) medical-appointment-doctor-healthcare-clinic-health-hospital-medicine[7]

Objective:  The selected firm (s) will provide technical support to county health planning, budgeting, monitoring and reporting (PBMR) processes. The TA will support capacity building of the County Departments of Health (CDOH) on preparation of key PBMR tools that will include Annual Performance Review (APR), preparation of Annual Work Plans (AWP) and Programme Based Budget (PBB) using the Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) to ensure linkage between planning and budgeting processes at the county level as well as review of the previous fiscal year PBB budgets using Public Expenditure Review (PERs) approach and methodology. The TA will be expected to start from August 2018 up until May 2019. The Firm will be expected to prepare training, guidelines and other tools that will facilitate delivery of a standardized and harmonized PBMR TA; provide hands on TA from August until May throughout the planning and budgeting cycle; appraise health sector AWP and other plans to ensure alignment with the sector budgeting processes; and appraise the county health budget and expenditure framework to ensure inclusion of sector conditional grants and use of SCOA and budget structure.

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Pitfalls of Patient Satisfaction Surveys and How to Avoid Them

medical-appointment-doctor-healthcare-clinic-health-hospital-medicine[7]A child has a fever. Her father rushes to his community’s clinic, his daughter in his arms. He waits. A nurse asks him questions and examines his child. She gives him advice and perhaps a prescription to get filled at a pharmacy. He leaves.

How do we measure the quality of care that this father and his daughter received? There are many ingredients: Was the clinic open? Was a nurse present? Was the patient attended to swiftly? Did the nurse know what she was talking about? Did she have access to needed equipment and supplies?

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eC2: Private Health Sector Assessment in Sindh Province, Pakistan

Deadline:  01-May-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) medical-appointment-doctor-healthcare-clinic-health-hospital-medicine[7]

Objective: (1) assess the status of healthcare provision by private sector entities (for profit and non-profit), including payment mechanisms. (2) analyze the level of private health sector regulations. (3) identify possible options for public private partnerships and service contracting to improve primary health care

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eC2: Support for Data Science Training and Consulting in Health, Nutrition and Population

Deadline: 09-Apr-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) medical-appointment-doctor-healthcare-clinic-health-hospital-medicine[7]

Objective:   There is equally a global consensus that countries will not achieve our UHC goals with the present trajectory. The scale of unmet country needs is daunting. On the present course, health financing is inadequate, confined to traditional sources and overly reliant on out-of-pocket spending, decision support is limited, financing and services are fragmented, implementation capacity and coverage are slow and inadequate, innovations painstakingly slow and small-scale. What is needed, is a step-change in both the financing and delivery of UHC. This means improving the efficiency of decision making and delivery and seizing on and scaling-up innovations.

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eC2: Regional households survey on poverty and health in Senegal

Deadline:  09-Apr-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) medical-appointment-doctor-healthcare-clinic-health-hospital-medicine[7]

Objective:  The Household Survey: Building on the questionnaire already developed for the forthcoming LSMS survey in Senegal (shortened version), the household survey will collect comprehensive and multi-purpose household data, including specific modules on health (health expenditures, financial protection, as well as a short module on adolescent health). Administering this survey tool through the CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interview) software developed by the World Bank (Survey Solution), the survey is expected to cover approximately 2100 households distributed across three regions and representative at the departmental level.

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eC2: Technical and Specialist Advice on Medical Diagnostic Imaging Procurement

pexels-photo-287237.jpegDeadline: 16-Apr-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Objective: The Bank wishes to establish a framework agreement for these advisory services. The qualified firms will provide support and technical assistance in reference, but not limited, to the following:

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eC2: Technical assistance to Sierra Leone on infectious disease outbreak investigation and rapid response

Deadline: 30-Mar-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) medical-appointment-doctor-healthcare-clinic-health-hospital-medicine[7]

Objective:  The assignment is to provide TA to improve the capacity in Sierra Leone for rapid response to infectious disease outbreaks at district and national levels by developing, equip and training district and national rapid response teams, specifically to:

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eC2: Study of Health Financing in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Deadline: 19-Mar-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) medical-appointment-doctor-healthcare-clinic-health-hospital-medicine[7]

Objective:  A la demande du Ministère de la Santé Publique et en coordination avec le Ministère des Finances, une étude sur le financement de la santé en RDC sera menée pour appuyer la mise en œuvre de la stratégie de financement. Cette étude vise à présenter les principaux défis et opportunités de la RDC en matière de mobilisation des ressources, de mise en commun et dachat de services pour la santé, dans une perspective de maximisation de lefficience et dune plus grande équité dans le financement, afin datteindre la couverture de santé universelle. Les résultats de cette étude devront apporter des éléments permettant dappuyer la prise de décision pour la réforme du système de financement de la santé, compte tenu des défis et opportunités identifiés et des perspectives à court et moyen termes.
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eC2: India, Uttar Pradesh Health Sector Study

Deadline:  07-Mar-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) medical-appointment-doctor-healthcare-clinic-health-hospital-medicine[7]

Objective:  The purpose of the study is to conduct an in-depth qualitative and quantitative assessment of the Uttar Pradesh’s (UP) Health System and identify key gaps and challenges in provisioning, financing and consumption of health services in the state. The report is also expected to provide clear description of the state of the health system in UP, identify challenges faced by the public and private providers and recommend potential areas of private sector participation

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