APPOINTMENT OF SERVICE PROVIDERS (LOCAL NGOs/NPOs/CBOs) LOCATED IN OR TAMBO AND EHLANZENI DISTRICTS RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLIMENTATION OF STANDARDISED PACKAGE OF CARE UNDER THE for SA National Department of Health Global Fund TB/HIV Program

AQUITY Innovations NPC, a Section 21 South African-based registered not-for-profit organization, was established in 2010. Our mission is to promote access to quality health and social services through innovations and technology. AQUITY’s programmatic focus areas include HIV, TB, health systems strengthening, capacity development Orphans and Vulnerable Children as well as other interventions targeting key populations.

AQUITY Innovations NPC has been appointed by the National Department of Health to serve as one of the GLOBAL FUND TB Sub-Recipients (SRs) in South Africa. The project activities will be implemented in Mpumalanga (Ehlanzeni district) and Eastern Cape provinces (OR Tambo and Buffalo City Metro districts). Among other interventions, the program seeks to provide nutritional support to patients with TB and MDR TB and to strengthen services at community level.

 

AQUITY Innovations is requesting applications from suitable Service Providers (local NGOs/NPOs/CBOs) located in OR Tambo and Ehlanzeni districts to implement a standardised package of care including:

(a) Distribute nutritional packages (food parcels) to DS/DR TB patients

(b)TB contact management, including collection of sputum 

(c) Treatment adherence support,

(d) Referrals (ensuring patients are linked to care

(e) Enrol children under 5 years of age on IPT

 

The nutritional package shall include dry foods.

Districts of implementation: (1) Service provider in Ehlanzeni and (l) Service Provider in OR Tambo district

 NEW CLOSING DATE: 11 MAY 2020, 11:00HRS.

The full tender documents, including the detailed specifications can be
downloaded on the below links:

  1.  Full Terms of Reference
  2.  Budget Template
  3. Additional Bid Documents

The Bid documents must be completed and submitted together with the application.

 

 IMPORTANT UPDATES / CHANGES

The closing date has been moved from the initial date 04 May 2020 to 11 May 2020. Responses to question received will be posted on the 5th of May 2020 (after the briefing session) on this website to help applicants finalise their submissions.

Tender Briefing: Due to the extended lockdown period, the tender briefing initially planned for the 24st of April 2020 will no longer be conducted at AQUITY offices. A  virtual meeting is now planned for the 05th of May 2020. All suppliers interested in attending the same should register their interest by emailing info@aquity.org by the of  4th May 2020, 14:00hrs. Instructions for the virtual connection will be communicated  via return email in time for the meeting. Please mark the email with subject “REGISTRATION TO ATTEND VIRTUAL MEETING” for identification.

 All submissions will continue to be made online to the following email address, tenders@aquity.org by the above stipulated deadline. All emails should not exceed 10mb. Should you require to send attachments separately, please mark your emails accordingly. For example, Email 1 of 4, Email 2 of 4 etc. Each submission email must have the above Tender reference number quoted on the subject.

 For enquiries, please write to AQUITY Innovations NPC at info@aquity.org before the by the 1st of May 2020 No further questions will be answered post this date.

Applicants are advised to regularly check this page for any announcements relating to this tender.

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