International Consultancy: to support the creation/strengthening the national logistic working group

Unicef – Guiné-Bissau – UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up. For every child, Health BACKGROUND With the introduction of newer, costlier, and bulkier vaccines in recent years, it has become even more difficult to safely store and transport vaccines to all populations – especially in remote and hard-to-reach areas. Maintaining an effective supply chain requires ongoing effort and continuous improvement, and often involves multiple technical partners and stakeholders. Several countries acknowledged National Logistics Working Groups (NLWGs) as instrumental for improving supply chain management, ensuring equitable access to the expanded program on immunization's (EPI) vaccines. However, Guinea-Bissau don't have yet a formal and fully functional National Logistics Working Groups which had imposed several challenges during past years that were highlighted during the last Effective Vaccine Management. Hence, UNICEF Guinea-Bissau Office is seeking international assistance in the form of a consultancy with a duration of 3 months to support in establish the national logistics working group How can you make a difference? TASKS: * Developing the Terms of Reference of the NLWG including its composition. Developing the key working documents for the NLWG such as action plan, meeting minutes format, code of conduct, and other related documents. Oversee the elaboration of the national health supply chain strategy. Facilitate of the establishment of the NLWG once appointed including conduction of selected capacity building sessions for its members. Oversee the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. DELIVERABLES: The Terms of Reference of the NLWG developed and approved. The action plan, meeti… – Permanente – Horário completo