Deadline: 5 August 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals from eligible entities for a program entitled “Global Fund HIV Grant” with an aim to seek partners to work as sub-Recipients for community outreach for HIV and AIDS programme for UNDP as principal recipient of Global Fund HIV Grant in Angola.
The Global Fund is a financing mechanism that provides funding to countries to support programs that prevent, treat and care for people with HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Since 2005, the Global Fund has been supporting the fight against all 3 diseases in Angola. The latest approved grants were for the three diseases, as well as for health system strengthening. The grants are supposed to start on 1 July 2016. The grant for HIV and HIV/TB co-infection will be managed by UNDP as Principal Recipient, with INLS as the main implementing partner.
Lot I: is defined within the HIV grant module ‘Prevention programme for female sex workers and their clients’ with a maximum budget of 365,000 USD.
- In coordination with key population friendly health facilities, reach 9500 sex workers in the provinces of Luanda and Benguela with a standard package of services that includes:
- Female sex worker sensitized on prevention one-or-one or in a small group by (peer) activist.
- Female sex worker counseled and tested either by (peer) activist or at key population friendly health facility or in a mobile testing truck.
- Test result of female sex worker followed up upon by (peer) activist.
- Follow-up and adherence support to seropositive SWs by (peer) activist.
- Promotion of condoms organized through activists and hotspot events.
- Conduct a condom use survey in the second year of the project.
Lot II: is defined within the three HIV grant modules ‘Treatment and Care, Co-infection and Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT)’ with a maximum budget of 758, 000 USD.
- Reach 30,000 people in one-on-one and/or small group interaction with defined set of activities, through activists.
- Co- infection: preventing tuberculosis (TB) in seropositive people living with HIV or AIDS through supporting adherence to intermittent prevention treatment (IPT with isoniazid) and regular check-ups. Following on HIV positive TB cases for their adherence to treatment.
- Prevention of mother to child transmission: Promote testing among pregnant women and organize information events at ante-natal clinics. Follow-up on seropositive pregnant women and their treatment during pregnancy and after delivery. Organize meetings and self-help groups among seropositive women.
- Treatment: Support to medical follow-up and adherence to ARV treatment of people living with HIV and AIDs.
The organizations that can conduct this assignment are the civil society, including non-governmental organizations, faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, community groups and academic institutions, as well as private consultancy firms.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can apply via given website
For more information, please visit Global Fund HIV Grant.