The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is working towards building a healthier India. It is helping to address the limited institutional and systems capacity in India by strengthening education and training, advancing research and technology and facilitating policy and practice in the area of Public Health. PHFI is headquartered in New Delhi with national presence through its constituent units of regional Indian Institutes of Public Health (IIPHs) and Centers of Applied Research in core public health themes. The Foundation, established in 2006 as a public private initiative, is governed by an independent board comprising of senior government officials, eminent Indian and International academic and leaders, civil society representatives and corporate leaders.
Public Health Foundation of India’s(PHFI) applications in response to the REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS No.: NACO/PROC/01/2018, Project ID: P 130299, “Consultants’ Services for Setting up Technical Support Unit – (TSU) for providing technical assistance to State AIDS Control Society in Jharkhand, Gujarat, Kerala, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu (incl. Puducherry), Maharashtra (incl. Mumbai and Goa), Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand for the implementation of National HIV/AIDS Control Program” has been shortlisted by NACO for 5 states, as per the verbal announcement by NACO selection committee on 18th June 2018.
PHFI is expected to support the state AIDS Control Societies (SACS) of Gujarat, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand for a period of 3 years. Formal intimation is expected shortly and the project is expected to start in August 2018.
In anticipation of the above order, for several positions available under the project, PHFI is inviting applications from suitable candidates, desirous to be engaged with the program once its’ awarded.
- Monitoring/Supervision of 12 TIs every month with a minimum of 20 days in the field every month
- Ensure all staff are recruited by TIs in consultation with SACS according to the approved plan and guidelines
- Ensure the TIs provide appointment letter to all staff with detailed ToR
- Facilitate induction training of newly recruited or transitioned TIs
- Ensure that all the TIs have PEwise hotspot level outreach plans that are supervised by the ORWs and monthly review of all the ORWs and Pes performance is done by the chief functionary of the TIs
- Facilitating the identification (by TI), shortlisting (mapping), training and establishing linkage with the preferred providers for STI services
- Ensuring that the clinics (project owned/PPP/ referral) follow the NACO Syndromic Case Management guidelines
- Ensure that the TIs develop referral network for ICTC, Care &Support, TB management, STI complications, medical care, social and legal support, IDU services
- Ensure that the TIs have setup free condom outlets at hotspots
- Ensure that the TIs meet the condom demand of each HRGs through outreach
- Ensure that the TIs maintain sufficient condom stock and correspond with SACS for timely delivery
- Ensure that the TIs utilize the funds in time and as per budget guidelines
- Ensure that the TIs have the correct understanding of all CMIS/SIMS indicators and all TIs timely submit UCs and monthly CMIS/SIMS to SACS
- Ensure that each TI is able to do the analysis of feedback of CMIS/SIMS data at the project and outreach level
- Ensure that all the TIs have typology specific IEC
- Co-ordinate with the SMO to ensure that SM outlets are setup at each TI
- Facilitate rapport building with all stakeholders, co-ordination with DAPCU and other Government agencies for program support
- Coordinate with TSU HQ and STRC to ensure all TI staffs are trained
- Develop learning sites in the district/region
- Coordinate and facilitate a monthly review meet attended by all the TIs in the region where best practices are shared, key gaps are addressed and broad plans are designed
- Assist TSU Team Leader (Targeted Intervention) in setting up a system of on-site concurrent assessment of the quality of training and grading of participants
- Strengthen TI data through supportive monitoring and supervision.
- All field visits would be followed up with a detailed tour report to be submitted on a daily basis and a detailed report within 3 days of completion of tour
- Take up any other work assigned by the TSU Team Leader TI
- Essential: Minimum Master Degree in Social sciences, Public Health, Management or a related field.
- Experience: The candidate should have minimum work experience of 5 years in development sector with minimum one year of HIV/AIDS preferably in supervisory capacity and have experience of design and implementation of Targeted Interventions (FSW/ MSM, TG, IDU) and sound