Deadline: 02-May-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The assignment will be for the implementation of a follow-up study that includes household and health facility-based surveys. The large-scale surveys will be fielded in the first quarter of 2020 in the provinces of Kwango, Kwilu, Mai-Ndombe, Haut-Katanga, Haut-Lomami, Lualaba and Tanganyika. Preparatory work will start in the third quarter of 2019. The firm will work under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigators on all aspects related the implementation of the survey. The health facility survey will be conducted in health centers and general referral hospitals. It will include facility level assessment, health worker interviews, observations of patient-provider interactions and patient exit interviews. Household surveys will be conducted in the catchment areas of each of the surveyed facilities. They will cover demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the households and behaviors related to reproductive, maternal and child health. During the household visits, the survey teams will also collect anthropometric data on women and children.
Deadline: 20-Jun-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The consultant will conduct facility surveys at primary health facilities and referral secondary hospitals using the methodology approved by the World Bank in the selected sample facilities. These surveys will be in approximately 3,300 randomly selected facilities in total, with a minimum of 90 facilities in each of the 36 states and the FCT. The survey instrument comprises 5 modules. The survey firm will work with World Bank Consultants and FMOH staff to review the survey instruments, training materials and field manual; program electronic devices for data collection; deploy trained enumerators and supervisors for field work using CAPI; provide supervision and oversight over data entry and ensure compliance with quality standards; produce full clean database of the survey information; and full report and presentation summarizing the results using an agreed outline.
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?
Deadline: 30-Mar-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
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:
Deadline: 07-Mar-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
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
Deadline: 07-Nov-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Consultant firms will be required to:
a) complete, under leadership of the World bank Task Team Leader, 12 Optima HIV modelling studies using both the allocative efficiency and cascade modelling approaches
b) Support the World Bank and country team in disseminating results of country analyses through academic publication, policy briefs and in-country dialogues
c) Follow up to assess actual changes in allocations
d) Undertake capacity building in Optima HIV
Jointly, these case studies will contribute economic, health impact and epidemiological evidence to the overarching question of improving the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of HIV responses in these countries and building the global evidence base for better allocative efficiency.
Deadline: 08-Nov-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The project will set up and manage 90 community-based childcare centers in 90 randomly selected villages in the province of Kongo Central. At least 1260 women with children aged one to five will be recruited in the villages to participate to the project. The intervention will be implemented in close coordination with the Western Growth Poles project and will be evaluated a through randomized control trial. Working under the supervision of the WB, the selected firm will be expected to (i) successfully set up and manage the community-based childcare centers, (ii) work in close collaboration with the Ministry of education, SNV and all the stakeholders, (iii) collaborate with the GIL on the impact evaluation of the intervention.
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.