Request for Tender: Counselling Review and Strategy Consultancy
Program OverviewThe goal of FHSSP is to remain engaged in the Fiji health sector by contributing to the Fiji Ministry of Health & Medical Services (MoHMS) efforts to achieve its higher level strategic objectives in relation to infant mortality, maternal mortality and the management of diabetes as outlined in the MoHMS Strategic Plan.
There are six key objectives for FHSSP:
- To institutionalise a safe motherhood program at decentralised levels throughout Fiji
- To institutionalise a healthy child program throughout Fiji
- To improve prevention and management of diabetic foot sepsis and cervical cancer
- To revitalize the community health worker program
- Targeted health systems strengthening
- Assist MoHMS with recovery, rehabilitation and disaster risk reduction activities in response to Tropical Cyclone Winston.
The Program was designed as a five year AUD 33 million program of support to the Fiji MoHMS to improve health outcomes in Fiji over the period 2011-2016.
The Program has now been extended for a further year to June 2017 with additional funding of AUD 5 million. FHSSP is funded by the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and is managed by Abt Associates.
The OpportunityAbt Associates, on behalf of the Fiji Health Sector Support Program (FHSSP), an Australian Government funded initiative, invites suitably qualified and experienced individuals or firms to submit tenders to review the current counselling services in Fiji in consultation with key stakeholders and provide a comprehensive, data-driven review paper to assist the Fiji MoHMS to better plan, fund and manage counselling services for the people of Fiji in the interests of improved mental health and well-being. The Consultant(s)/Organisation will be required to conduct a situational analysis reviewing all relevant and current documents pertaining to counselling programs, policies and strategies in Fiji, and based on consultations with key stakeholders and analysis of collected data (quantitative and qualitative), develop a counselling review paper identifying gaps and recommending options for service provision.
Further Information & Tendering Details
Tenderers are required to use the tender forms provided and must include all information specified in this request for tender (RFT) in their tender. Tenderers accept that their failure to provide all information may result in their tender being excluded from further consideration.
Tender Description can be downloaded here.
Tender Application Form can be downloaded here.
RFT close date: 4.30pm (FJT), Monday October 17th 2016Validity period: 90 working days from submission
Contact person: Ms Leah EkbladhPhone: +679 3215 802
Email: [email protected]Submission: Tenders to be submitted electronically via email to: [email protected]
Responsibility rests with the tenderer to ensure that its tender reaches FHSSP by the due closing date.About Abt Associates
Abt Associates is a recognised leader in the international development sector. Working with our many partners, Abt Associates implements bold innovative solutions to improve the lives of the community and deliver valued outcomes for our clients. We provide a comprehensive range of services from policy to service delivery in the public and private sectors contributing to long term benefits for clients and communities. Operating in remote and challenging environments, we offer innovative solutions, extensive experience in the region, strong technical capacity, and a proven project management track record. We are committed to gender equity in our employment strategies and encourage applications from capable women.