National Consultancy: Support the elaboration of COVID-19 vaccine delivery strategy to best reach target groups

UNICEF – Guiné-Bissau – National Consultancy: Support the elaboration of COVID-19 vaccine delivery strategy to best reach target groups. Job no: 538390 Contract type: Consultancy Level: Consultancy Location: Guinea-Bissau Categories: Health, Consultancy 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 GAVI currently estimates that billions of doses of vaccines will be needed to establish herd immunity to COVID-19. Ensuring that high-quality vaccine doses can be efficiently transported to priority populations will require responsive systems keeping pace with changes in transmission. Guinea-Bissau had recently installed the new cold chains in the framework of CCEOP and switch from vaccines distribution system, (from PULL to PUSH system), that improve a little bit, the vaccines distribution. However, the supply-chain challenges facing the COVID-19 vaccine are hardly new. Hence, UNICEF Guinea-Bissau Office is seeking national assistance in the form of a consultancy with a duration of 3 months to support in the elaboration and implementation of COVID-19 vaccine delivery strategy to best reach target groups. How can you make a difference? TASKS: The consultant is expected to provide technical support to the following activities: Desk review of EPI plans and reports on immunization activities, vaccines distribution EPI reviews etc. Development of a strategic document outlining the main strategic shifts on EPI vaccine distribution needs to build more resilient and equitable vaccine distribution system. Development of costed vaccines distribution plan that include COVID-19 upcoming vaccine. Support national logistics team on implementation of the pl… – Permanente – Horário completo

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