Request for Quotation-2019/026

Consultancy to provide technical support for the implementation of Maternal Newborn Child Health Quality of Care Activities in Sierra Leone

22 October 2019

Sierra Leone

UNFPA hereby solicits a quotation for the following service:

Consultancy is to provide technical support for the implementation of Maternal Newborn Child Health Quality of Care Activities in Sierra Leone.

 

UNFPA requires the provision of a Consultancy Firm to provide technical support for the implementation of MNCH quality of care activities in Sierra Leone.

 

This Request for Quotation is open to all legally-constituted companies that can provide the requested services and have legal capacity to perform in the country, or through an authorized representative.

 

  1. About UNFPA

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), is an international development agency that works to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every child birth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled.  

 

UNFPA is the lead UN agency that expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy sexual and reproductive lives. To read more about UNFPA, please go to: UNFPA about us

  Main Objective:

The aim of this consultancy is to provide technical support for the implementation of MNCH quality of care activities in Sierra Leone.

Specific objectives

  • Support UNFPA to implement quality of care activities in eight selected health facilities.
  • Provide technical support to the National Quality Management Program (QMP)

Key Activities to be conducted are below;

Build the Capacity and Capability of Senior leaders, Project Staff and Improvement Coaches:

The consultant will be required to build the capacity MOHS leaders, QMP program staff and UNFPA officers to enable them competently carry out QI coaching and facilitating activities at national, district and facility level.

In line with the above the consultant will be required to undertake the following activities;

  • Design of MNCH Learning Collaborative- Develop a coherent design of the Collaborative Learning Network of 36 facilities touching on the aim, the content theory, the execution model, measurement framework and the dissemination strategies.
  • Conduct an orientation for Directors, Medical Superintendents and other senior leaders of the MOHS 
  • Adapt the training package for QI coaches to suit the Sierra Leonean context.
  • Provide technical assistance for the validation of the training package for QI coaches.
  • Conduct a stakeholder’s workshop to review the training package.
  • Conduct a training for QI coaches.
  • Train teams identified in Jui, Rokupa and King Harman Road hospitals on quality improvement and support team to implement QI activities
  • Support with documentation and dissemination at the facility and national level. This includes development of standard dissemination templates for QI teams to be used to share during district and national review meetings.
  • Support with the finalization of identification of national indicators for the quality collaborative.

 

Expected Deliverables

  • Learning collaborative design developed
  • MOHS leadership trained
  • Training package on learning and facilitation and data quality improvement for QI coaches (manual, facilitator’s guide, power point presentations) adapted and validated
  • QI coaches trained
  • Standard dissemination template developed and approved
  • Report on training of QI team in Jui, Rokupa and King Harman Road hospitals and AWC
  • National Indicators Identified

Quotations:

 

  • Send quotation to registry-sl@unfpa.org   or to UNFPA Sierra Leone, 12-16 New Signal Hill Road, Congo Cross, Freetown.

 

Additional Information:

  • We will only be able to respond to those quotations which the Country Office has further interest.

 

Deadline for applications: 22 October 2019

 

IMPORTANT: There are NO application processing or other fees at any stage of UNFPA application processes