HP+ Tanzania One Health Tool Costing Consultant: Health Systems
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Project Overview and Role:
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Health Policy Plus (HP+) is a USAID-funded five-year project awarded on August 28, 2015, led by Palladium. HP+ has a mandate across global, country, and subnational levels to strengthen and advance health policy priorities in family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH), HIV, and maternal health. It aims to improve the enabling environment for equitable and sustainable health services, supplies, and delivery systems through policy development and implementation, with an emphasis on voluntary, rights-based health programs, and by strengthening in-country partners’ capacity to navigate complex environments for effective policy design, implementation, and financing aligned to their priorities. We carry forward proven approaches to preserve achievements. These approaches inform how we manage programs and engage with stakeholders, and tools and techniques improve decision making and the achievement of predetermined goals. HP+ is Looking for a National Consultant from Local research Institutions to support the costing exercise of health Sector Strategic Fives and other Three priority Strategies namely
Background of the Activity
The Tanzania Health Sector Strategic Plan V will guide the strategic direction for the health sector for the years 2020-2025. The Health Policy Plus project (HP+) is providing support to the Ministry of Health to estimate the cost and impact of this plan, and to provide input into the process by developing scenarios which represent different possible targets and goals which could be part of the plan. This activity will be completed using the OneHealth Tool.
HP+ will be hiring two National consultants to gather data to support the costing process: one will support data gathering for health system (this advertisement), while the other will support data gathering for health systems.
Scope of Work and Process
The consultant will be expected to work with the health systems departments in the Ministry of Health to gather data to populate the OneHealth Tool sections on: infrastructure, human resources, logistics, financing, HIS, and governance. Draft data collection tools will be provided, to be customized by the consultant. They will be expected to have a series of engagements with each department, including:
An initial visit to review the goals of the exercise, gather initial data, and identify items to be sent later.
Follow up with each department to gather any promised information
Return to review initial results, identify and fill remaining data gaps.
The consultant will be expected to provide filled data collection sheets to the HP+ team, respond to questions on their contents, and follow up on gaps.
An orientation on the OneHealth Tool will be provided in order to guide the work.
Participation in OneHealth Tool orientation and weekly update meetings with HP+ team
Filled data collection sheets for each health area and building block
Review and documented comments on preliminary results and final report text.
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