CARPHA was legally established in July 2011 by an Inter-governmental Agreement (IGA) signed by Heads of Caribbean Governments and began operations in January 2013. CARPHA’s functions encompass the responsibilities of five (5) previously existing regional health institutions. Work in these areas advances the public health agenda in the Region and makes a valuable and coordinated contribution to the knowledge and resources of the international health community. A consultant is being sought to to facilitate rapid laboratory and/or field testing for food and water borne disease pathogens. Specifically, the consultant will be contracted to produce a diagnostics manual for the detection of select climate sensitive food and water borne disease pathogens from environmental sources that are of public health importance in the Caribbean. This procedure manual will utilize modern, currently available, and affordable technologies that can produce rapid results in a laboratory setting or even be applied in the field setting.
BACKGROUND, OBJECTIVE, SCOPE OF WORK
See attached Terms of Reference for details.
CARPHA invites eligible consultant to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultant must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (CV, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions etc.).
COSTING AND IMPLEMENTATION
The maximum value of the consultancy is USD $ 4800.00. The intended start date is April/May 2021 and the period of implementation of the contract will be estimated at three (3) months .
DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Expressions of interest must be delivered in English by email to the address below by Wednesday 10th March 2021 on or before 4.30 pm to:
Caribbean Public Health Agency
Mrs. Sharda Lal-Khanai
Notice expires at 4:30pm on Wednesday March 10th, 2021