eC2: PNG Hospital PPP – Legal Consultant

Deadline: 21-Aug-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The Government of the Papua New Guinea has requested IFC to assist the Papua New780-439-amrcapture Guinea Treasury and the Western Highlands Provincial Health Authority, to assess the potential to develop, finance, upgrade, operate and maintain the Mt Hagen Hospital under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) transaction (The Project).

The objective of the PPP is to enhance the infrastructure and operations and maintenance at Mt Hagen Hospital, to improve the delivery of health care services at the Hospital. The Project will focus on addressing the infrastructure requirements stemming from underinvestment and lack of adequate maintenance programs, and the potential to include non-clinical and some selected clinical services in the scope of the Project.

IFC is seeking the services of a qualified legal consultant to support its transaction advisory team on developing and implementing the tender for this project.

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eC2: Analysis of and support to health service delivery at sub-national levels

Deadline: 26-Jul-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Analysis of planning, budgeting and executing for basic health services (including maternal-and-child-healthcare-shofco-dec18-4489management of demand side care services such as maternity incentive scheme and procurement of medicines/equipment). The analysis will be based on prepared information collection instruments, data forms, records of interviews with stakeholders and direct observation. The methodology will be a mix of quantitative and qualitative methodology.
Regular (quarterly) visits to a panel of selected municipalities over a period of about 1 year for one entire cycle from implementing 2018/2019 budget to planning/approval of 2019/2020 budget. The municipalities would be selected to represent the different provinces and different ecological zones (lowlands, hills, and mountainous). The participation of the municipalities would be voluntary. Municipalities with active support from other development partners in health sector planning and budgeting would not be appropriate.
As an input to the 2019/2020 budget cycle, advisory support to the relevant authorities in the panel of municipalities in terms of the planning and budget of basic health services based on lessons learned over the year. Recommendations to the federal authorities in terms of service disruptions that could be alleviated by federal-level action.

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eC2: Efficiency of county health systems in Kenya

maternal-and-child-healthcare-shofco-dec18-4489Deadline: 15-Mar-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The purpose of this consultancy is to conduct an in-depth analysis of county health systems to better understand the causes of (in) efficiencies in four selected case study counties and identify potential mechanisms to improve performance. The study is expected to take place between March to August 2018.

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eC2: Process evaluation of Early Child Development accompanying measures to the Safety Nets Program in Niger

Deadline: 02-Nov-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)maternal-and-child-healthcare-shofco-dec18-4489

Objective: The Government of Niger, with support from the World Bank, is currently implementing a Safety Nets Program that provides cash transfers and promotes behavioral change measures conducive to early child development and nutrition.
A process evaluation will assess the fidelity including quality of implementation of the behavioral change component in the second phase of the program. The evaluation will also seek a better understanding of linkages with health, education and civil registration services that work on early child development and how these can be strengthened. The mixed methods approach of the evaluation will entail observations of program activities, as well as focus group discussions and interviews with program actors and beneficiaries. The process evaluation is tentatively planned to be implemented in January/February 2018, with preparatory activities started in 2017.

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eC2: Health Systems Strengthening for Better Maternal and Child Health Results

Deadline: 06-Nov-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Objective: The World Bank Group now invites eligible firms to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested firms must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc. for firms; CV and cover letter for individuals). Please note that the total size of all attachments should be less than 5MB. Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications.

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eC2: Multi-stakeholder platform for knowledge sharing on access solutions for innovative medicines

Deadline: 31-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

 

The initial scope and purpose of the multi-stakeholder platform for knowledge sharing medical-appointment-doctor-healthcare-clinic-health-hospital-medicine[7]on access solutions for innovative medicines (henceforth, the Platform) will be to develop and share knowledge and tools for smarter decision making on access strategies for patented medicines for NCDs, through a collaborative approach. The Platform will leverage the pharmaceutical industry’s capacity for developing innovative access solutions and the World Banks role as a strategic long term partner for developing countries and its convening power, to create a reference policy and implementation framework and decision-making tools for maximizing reach of new treatments for populations that typically would not have access to patented medicines, ultimately driving uptake of voluntary access strategies in developing countries.

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Vouchers that Make Having a Baby Safe and Cheap for More Ugandan Women

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  • A UShs4,000 (US$1) voucher covers antenatal visits, delivery, and post-natal care
  • Vouchers are intended for poorer women in two mostly rural regions of Uganda
  • Even the cost of assisted births, such as Caesareans, are covered

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eConsultant2: Identification of the poor for NHIS Registration and access to privatly provided services

Deadline: 27-May-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Under the Africa Health Markets for Equity project, the World Bank Health in Africa maternal-and-child-healthcare-shofco-dec18-4489initiative seeks to recruit Enumeration Agencies to support the identification and enrolment of the poor onto health insurance in the demonstration districts through use of a Proxy Means Test tool in the Volta Region – Ho-Adaklu-Anyigbe-Ziope Districts. The tool will run an algorithm that will provide an immediate categorization of the household as poor (eligible for free NHIA enrolment) or non-poor (ineligible). The data collected will also be used to build the GNHR database in the selected districts. Enumeration Agencies will recruit the necessary human resources for the collection of data.

See full tender here:  SUPPORT IDENTIFICATION OF THE POOR FOR NHIS REGISTRATION AND ACCESS TO PRIVATELY PROVIDED SERVICES

eConsultant2 website: https://wbgeconsult2.worldbank.org

Tender notification: # 1219686

Assignment Countries:

  • GH – Ghana

Invitation to Healthcare Business International conference

Location: London

Dates: April 25-27, 2016

IFC is a sponsor of Healthcare Business International 2016, a big private healthcare conference taking place in London this year on April 25-27, and I thought I’d share with you some information about why you should join us at the conference.

Now in its sixth year, the event brings together the CEOs of private health and care operators from Europe and Emerging Markets, as well as many investors.  In 2016, the organisers expect 400 plus delegates, making this one of the biggest events focused on health care services worldwide.

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eConsultant 2: Development International Healthcare Standards for the Government of Poland

Deadline:  01-Oct-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)medical-appointment-doctor-healthcare-clinic-health-hospital-medicine[7]

The Government of Poland has decided to develop a systematic review of standards for 30 diseases (based on ICD 10). Under the umbrella of a Reimbursable Advisory Services (RAS) agreement, the World Bank may be requested to develop these benchmarks. The World Bank seeks to hire a firm to provide a clinical advisory role in developing these standards.

See full tender here: #1200117 Advisory Services to develop International Healthcare Standards

eConsultant2 website: https://wbgeconsult2.worldbank.org

Tender notification: # 1200117

Assignment Countries:

  • PL – Poland