Strengthening Systems for Better Health Activity is a 5-year project aimed at improving health outcomes in Nepal, particularly for the most marginalized and disadvantaged groups in the country. This will be accomplished through supporting the Government of Nepal’s efforts to expand access to and use of quality maternal, newborn and child health and family planning services, with a specific focus on newborn care. Strengthening Systems for Better Health Activity was initiated in January 2018 and will achieve three outcomes:
(i) improving access to and utilization of equitable healthcare services,
(ii) improving the quality of health services at facility and community levels and
(iii) improving health system governance, within the context of decentralization and federalism.
The Activity is implemented in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Population, the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration at federal level, provincial and municipal governments, facility and community level health service providers and other key stakeholders. Project technical staff will engage at national, provincial and municipal levels in the target geographic areas of Karnali Province and Banke, Bardiya, and Dang Districts of Province 5.
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The purpose of the assignment is to support Ministry of Social Development (MoSD) of Karnali Province to develop a comprehensive plan for all hospitals within the province, with necessary linkages to other hospitals (e.g. Karnali Academy of Health Sciences or hospitals from Province 5 in Nepalgunj or in Kathmandu) for referral services.
We are looking for a qualified individual for the following role, who will participate in consultations, facilitation of workshop (jointly with international consultant), development, and finalization of “Karnali Province Hospital Development Master Plan” as described in the Terms of Reference (ToR). Strengthening Systems for Better Health reserves the right to decide suitability of the candidates for the proposed role and/or to modify approach to undertake this assignment.
No of Vacancy: 1
Duration: 60 working days, beginning in early January 2020 and spread over nine months
Responsibilities: Lead in country process of stakeholder engagement, consultations, drafting of the masterplan and support international expert to develop and finalize the master plan, in consultation with the Karnali Province, Ministry of Social Development and Strengthening Systems for Better Health.
Required Qualification and Expertise
Interested and qualified individuals may download the Terms of Reference (ToR) by CLICKING HERE
Application (application letter mentioning qualification, experience, proposed approach to develop the masterplan, expected remuneration) and updated Curriculum Vitae (3 pages, with names of two referees) should be sent by email to: [email protected] by December 20, 2019 with subject line “National Expert – Hospital Development Master Plan". Application received after the deadline and those not adhering to the guidelines will be disqualified.
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