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 improve surveillance capacity of professionals working in the health sector and health-determining sectors. The consultant will be contracted to develop and pilot an early warning surveillance system (EWS) integrating climate variability for select climate sensitive diseases in 3 CARIFORUM countries in order to support public health planning.
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 $ 165,000. The intended start date is May/June 2021 and the period of implementation of the contract will be estimated at twenty-four (24) 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