Consultancy for Curriculum Development for Level III Caribbean Regional Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (CR-FELTP)

Closing Date: August 24, 2023
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Country  Trinidad and Tobago

Name of Project – OECS Regional Health Project (P168539)

Loan No./Credit No./ Grant No.:  IDA-D5120

Assignment Title: Consultancy for Curriculum Development for Level III Caribbean Regional Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (CR-FELTP)

Reference No.: TT-CARPHA-374396-CS-INDV

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the OECS Regional Health Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services for the Curriculum Development for Level III Caribbean Regional Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (CR-FELTP).

OBJECTIVE OF THE ASSIGNMENT

To contribute to the strengthening of the surveillance systems of the Caribbean through increasing the capacity building of human health resources competent in applied epidemiology and public health surveillance.

BRIEF SCOPE OF WORK

To develop the competency-based Level III CR-FELTP curriculum using a blended modality targeted towards public health care professionals working in the Caribbean Region.

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment are attached with this REOI.

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) now invites eligible consulting individuals (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria is as follows:

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

The candidate must possess the following qualifications and experience:

Academic Qualifications

  • At least an MSc. from an accredited University in Epidemiology or Masters in Public Health.

Specific Experience        

  • Knowledge of Field Epidemiology Training Programmes
  • Knowledge of Competency-Based Curriculum design
  • Knowledge of Implementation of curriculum

General Experience

  • At least five (5) years’ experience working in public health
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in developing and managing the development of FETP competency-based curricula
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in developing and facilitating online training

Languages

  • Excellent knowledge of English – written and spoken

Other requirements

  • A sound understanding of public health issues along with the cultural and political challenges faced by Caribbean territories as demonstrated by involvement in projects treating with public health issues
  • Experience working with Caribbean countries will be an asset.

(The consultant must be independent and free from conflicts of interest in the responsibilities they take on).

Duration of the assignment: The contract will be for a period of 6 months.
 

The attention of interested individual Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” dated July 2016, revised November 2017, and August 2018, setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.  Please refer to paragraph 3.17 of the Procurement Regulations on conflict of interest related to this assignment which is available on the Bank’s website at http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/178331533065871195/Procurement-Regulations.pdf

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Open Competitive Selection of Individual Consultants set out in the Procurement Regulations.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Monday to Friday.

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by 24th August 2023.

Caribbean Public Health Agency

Kern Cassell – Procurement Officer

16-18 Jamaica Boulevard, Federation Park

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Tel: 1-868-622-4261

Fax: 1-868-622-2792

E-mail: casselke@carpha.org

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