Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Consultancy for Programme Evaluation for ICAP Nyanza Program

ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and the Ministry of Medical Services to strengthen HIV prevention, care and treatment services at provincial and district health facilities in Nyanza Province.

This program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya which receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

ICAP is supporting 137 health facilities in implementation of HIV care and treatment, Prevention of mother-to-child transmission, Provider-initiated counseling and testing and TB/HIV collaborative activities in Siaya, Bondo, Rarieda and Nyando Districts.

Applications are invited for a public health consultant to perform a mid-term program evaluation in Nyando, Muhoroni and Nyakach Districts.

The terms of reference for the consultancy are:
  • To review baseline and regular program data describing progress of HIV care and treatment, TB/HIV, PITC, PMTCT, EID, PwP, laboratory and PITC activities.
  • To evaluate implementation of the program against the ICAP model of care
  • To evaluate the impact of decentralization of ART in the districts on patient outcomes
  • To conduct interviews with the Provincial Health Management Teams, District Health Management Teams and Hospital Management Teams to document the impact of ICAP support in Nyando District
  • To evaluate the impact of ICAP support on health systems strengthening using the WHO HSS framework
  • To document human success stories from the beneficiaries of the program
  • To document the impact of the program on the beneficiaries
  • To document the challenges and recommendations to guide future implementation of the program.
  • To compile a report for mid-term evaluation which will be shared with ICAP Senior Management and other stakeholders
Required Skills and Experience
  • Advanced university degree in public health, development studies, Social Sciences, Communications, Management, Knowledge Management, Organizational Development, or other related discipline.
  • At least 5 years experience in the area of impact evaluation
Interested individual consultants should submit the following documents to, the HR and Administration Manager ICAP in Kenya, on or before 13th March 2012 providing:
  1. Brief proposal explaining why you are the most suitable for the work and provide a brief methodology for the work.
  2. Financial proposal
  3. Personal CV(s), including past experience in similar projects and at least 3 references.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ICAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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