Deadline: 11 October 2019
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), represented by USAID/Ethiopia, is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified entities to implement the Health Workforce Improvement Program (HWIP) to address critical human resources challenges in Ethiopia’s health sector.
The program will build on the work carried out under the Strengthening Human Resources for Health (HRH) Cooperative Agreement (AID-663-A-12-00008) that was awarded to Jhpiego in 2012. The Health Workforce Improvement Program will work with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MOSHE) at the national level and their respective structures at the sub-national levels (regional, zonal and woreda levels), Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) levels that provide healthcare education at national and sub-national, and targeted health worker professional associations to improve the quality of Ethiopia’s health workforce.
The focus areas of this Activity are:
- Institutional and individual capacity building to improve the quality of pre-service education for priority clinical cadres to improve the competency of clinical health workers,
- Improve the human resource for health management and regulation capacity of national and sub-national entities. The program will target program managers at MOH, Regional Health Bureau (RHB) and District Health Office; and faculty at HEIs, building their leadership, management and governance capacity for human resource development and management.
- Improve the generation and utilization of evidence to inform HR planning, development and management.
- Award Ceiling: $39,500,000
- There are no restrictions on eligibility for this solicitation. All qualified U.S. or non-U.S. organizations (other than those from foreign policy restricted countries), including non-profits and for-profit entities, are eligible to apply. Faith-based and community organizations that fit the criteria above are also eligible to apply.
- Applications will not be accepted from individuals. All applicants must be legally recognized organizational entities under applicable law. Public International Organizations are not eligible to apply for funding under this program. All applications must be submitted in accordance with ADS 303.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply via given website.
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=319960