Request for Expressions of Interest for CSOs and PSOs to Provide HIV/Aids Services

Posted by Chinyere on Mon 05th Nov, 2012 -

Kebbi State Agency for the Control of Aids (KBSACA) Birnin Kebbi.

Kebbi State Agency for the Control of AIDS (SACA) coordinates the response to HIV/AIDS epidemic in the state. It has received financing from the World Bank to coordinate the HIV/AIDS Program Development Project (HPDP 2) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consultant services

Assignment Description & Services Requested (Scope of Work)
This is a call for Expression of Interest from qualified and competent organizations to respond to (i) HIV Prevention of New Infections and (ii) Care and Support.

Under the two service categories mentioned above, organizations are expected to work with any or all specified target populations within the specified geographic coverage areas to deliver, evidence based HIV intervention packages in line with international standard and best practices.

A. HIV Prevention
1. Most at Risk Populations (MARP5)
  • Target population Female Sex Workers
  • Geographical Area - Bagudo, Arewa, Gwandu, Shanga, Zuru, Birnin Kebbi and Fakai Local Government Areas (LGA)

2. Other Vulnerable Groups
  • Target population —clients of FSW (e.g. long distance drivers and migrant workers), youths.
  • Geographical Area - Yauri, Bagudo, Shanga, Birnin Kebbi, Gwandu, Arewa, Jega, Zuru and Dandi LGAs.

3. Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV
  • Target population — Pregnant women, Health care providers, Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs), house hold heads, traditional and religious leaders.
  • Geographical Area — identified communities with documented evidence of low up-take of PMTCT services within 21 LGAs.

B. Care and Support
1. Care and Support of PLWHA
  • Target populations — People Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)
  • Geographical area - B/Kebbi, Argungu, Koko-Besse, Vauri, Jega, Zuru, Suru, D/Wasagu and Kalgo LGAs.

2. Care and Support for OVCs
  • Target groups - Children and who lost one or both parent (physically or mentally challenged, school drop-out).
  • Geographical area - B/Kebbi, Argungu, Yauri, Zuyu Suru, Kalgo, D/Wasagu, Koko-Besse and Jega LGAs

Selection Criteria
Kebbi SACA invites eligible organizations to express their interest in providing any of the above mentioned services. Interested Organization must provide information indicating they are qualified to perform the services which include evidence of registration with CAC of not less than one year old, brochures I organizational profile containing area of expertise, description of similar assignments with delivered results, demonstrate logistics and infrastructural capacity to deliver experience in similar projects availability of adequate staff with appropriate skills office accommodation located within the State operational governance structure and process, understanding the culture and traditional values including local languages of the project areas, evidence of working in and with the community and evidence of financial management. Organizations are encouraged to associate to enhance their qualifications.

General Teams and Conditions
Organizations will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (January2011 edition).
  • All Expression of Interest must be submitted in triplicates (three hard copies), one CD -Rom and delivered to KBSACA not later than 21 days from the date of issue.
  • The sealed envelope must be clearly marked ‘KBSACA- EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR HAF GRANT.
  • Only Organizations shortlisted for the next stage would be contacted for further details.
Interested applicants may obtain further information at the address below from 8.00am to 4pm Monday- Friday (Except public holidays).

Expression of Interest through email or fax will not be entertained.

Closing Date

The expression of interest should be addressed and delivered not later than 4pm on the 23m of November, 2012 at the KBSACA office as addressed below.

The Executive Director,

Kebbi State Agency for the Control of AIDS
No. 21 Emir Haruna Road adjacent to Kebbi State Television, Birnin-Kebbi,
Tel- 08036074588,07034136349,08030931408
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