National Consultant to manage health component of UNICEF Response to COVID-19 in Luanda

Unicef – Luanda – 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. How can you make a difference? The objective of this consultancy is to enhance capacity of 49 healthcare facilities and their frontline healthcare service providers to ensure that critical mother, newborn and child healthcare services, including immunization services, continue to be delivered to populations in 5 COVID-19-affected districts, based on their needs and challenges. Specifically, this consultancy aims to: Fine tune training materials for front-line healthcare workers on COVID-19 IPC protocols and the proper use of PPEs for antenatal care, perinatal, new-born and HIV care, Immunization and Curative care service delivery in COVID-19 context, ensuring that they are aligned with national protocols and approved by the Ministry of Health. Organize a training programme that includes training of trainers (national and Luanda provincial health directorate staff) and training of health workers that includes face to face and on the job training. In collaboration with supply team and the provincial health directorate, coordinate the procurement of PPE and essential medicines/commodities, develop their distribution plan and ensure appropriate supply chain management including end-user monitoring. In collaboration with provincial health directorate and district health administrations, conduct supportive supervision to 49 health facilities to monitor implementation of project activities. This entails ensuring staff trained are supervised on a monthly basis by ToT/supervisors from the Luanda provincial health directorate. Monitor provision of essential health care services, collecting/using administrative data from health facil… – Permanente – Horário completo

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