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  • Posted: Apr 12, 2023
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    NACA's mission is to provide an enabling policy environment and stable ongoing facilitation of proactive multi sectoral planning, coordinated implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all HIV/AIDS prevention and impact mitigation activities in Nigeria

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    Consultant for Domestication of Community Based Health Insurance Framework


    • In an effort to pilot the community based health insurance in Jigawa state, a National guideline is needed to serve as a framework that can provide the state the needed guidance using appropriate national strategies for implementation of community based health insurance in the fourteen (14) selected Local Government Areas (LGAs) for a Resilient and Sustainable System for health.
    • The framework is to serve as an important tool that will guide the state to implement the community based intervention in line with the National strategies and guideline for implementation, that can go a long way in significantly improving the health indices of the unemployed section of the population that are not covered by the formal health insurance scheme.
    • The framework therefore, essentially should provide the foundation and direction in line with the National strategies for covering the larger proportion of unemployed population who do not have access to formal sector health insurance in line with the Sustainable Development Goals and achieving universal health coverage.

    Goal and Objectives

    • To domesticate, validate and disseminate the Nigerian National Framework for Community Based Health
    • Insurance in line with Jigawa state approved work plan of the RSSH grant (2021-2023).

    Scope of work

    The consultant will support the Programme Coordination Unit (PCU) for the timely domestication and dissemination of the framework as detailed below.

    • Desk review of studies, reports, key policies and the country’s’ strategic thematic documents, containing relevant information aligned with the community based health insurance, to identify potential Strategic Priority Areas, outcomes and outputs, for drafting the CBHI document.
    • Drafting the full CBHI document and per the National Guidelines and templates, including the executive summary with a synthesis of the agreed Strategic Priority Areas (SPA), outcomes and outputs.
    • Facilitation throughout the process of drafting and finalizing the CBHI framework document.
    • Preparation of presentations for the CBHI finalization/validation meeting
    • Support the validation and dissemination of the framework.
    • Participate in any other activities related to the above functions assigned by the PCU coordinator

    Expected deliverables

    • Development of Jigawa State framework for Community Based Health Insurance including guidelines and necessary templates.
    • Power point presentations for validation and finalization meeting

    Required Qualification / Experience

    • Master's Degree in one of the following or related fields: Public Health, Health Promotion and/or Communication, International Public Health, or other Social Sciences
    •  At least 5 years of experience working in the state health system
    • Experience developing/domestication and validating framework either at the National or state level
    • Familiarity with key public documents, strategies related to health insurance in Nigeria and globally
    • Experience with HIV, TB & Malaria programs
    • Leadership experience in management of health insurance programs and relationship with state government and civil society networks at leadership strategic level.
    • Strong analytical and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent written and spoken communications skills in English.
    • Strong skills in using word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software (Microsoft Office applications preferred).
    • Experience using web-based applications (email, browsing, and literature retrieval).

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Proposals with requested documents to the address below:
    Attention: Head Procurement,
    National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA),
    Ground Floor Room 1.08,
    No. 3 Zinguinchor Street, Beside AEDC Office,
    Wuse Zone 4,
    Abuja, Nigeria.

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