NATIONAL PRIMARY HEALTH CARE DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (NPHCDA)
NPHCDA, PLOT 681/682 GIMBIYA STREET, OFF PORT-HARCOURT CRESCENT, AREA 11, GARKI, FCT ABUJA
INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES

1.0. INTRODUCTION
The National Primary Health Care development is a Federal Government Agency under the Federal Ministry of Health responsible for the development and strengthening of primary Health care Services in Nigeria.

In compliance with the Public Procurement Act 2007 as regards the Procurement of Services, NPHDA hereby invites interested, competent and reputable Companies/Consultants to express interest for the under-listed services:

2.0. SCOPE OF SERVICE;
LOT 1: ENGAGEMENT OF CONSULTANTS FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE COORDINATION AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR NERICCS, SERICCS & LERICCS

The coordinators and performance management project will cover the 18 NERICC high-priority states. The NPHCDA and the engaged firm will play clear roles in the management of TSA as outlined below:

• NPHCDA
i. Administrative oversight – NPHCDA Admin Department
ii. Technical oversight – NPHCDA Technical Team

• ENGAGED FIRM
i. Overarching Support
ii. Support to State-based Technical Assistants
– NERICC (National Emergency Routine Immunization Coordination Centers)
– SERICC (State Emergency Routine Immunization Coordination Centers)
– LERICC (LGA Emergency Routine Immunization Coordination Centers)

LOT 2: ENGAGEMENT OF CONSULTANT FOR REVIEW OF NATIONAL STANDING ORDER FOR THE CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CONDITIONS
The successful firm would have significant knowledge of the primary health care delivery system in Nigeria, including working knowledge of critical stakeholders, practitioners, and can mobilize the institutions and experts necessary to achieve the objectives. The organization is expected t demonstrated a sound knowledge of the curriculum scope and clinical policies guiding the practice of community health workers in Nigeria, be indigenous to Nigeria either wholly or in part (taxes paid in Nigeria); and willing to comply with a requirement to relinquish any intellectual property rights related to the material or technology that is developed during the process of the review to the NPHCDA. Previous work in innovative healthcare curriculum development and/or clinical protocol development would be advantageous.

LOT 3: ENGAGEMENT OF CONSULTANTS FOR NECHIC SERVICE QUALITY, UTILIZATION, ACCOUNTABILITY & TRACKING SYSTEM (NEMCHI-SQUATS)
A key outcome of the platform is a solution that will render technology-enabled, multi-channel assistance to citizens and the public on NEMCHIC activities in the first instance and eventually scalable to incorporate other community engagement strategies as may be routinely developed and implemented by NPHCDA. The platform will serve as a medium for providing information on services, processes and provide both 1st and 2nd level support to al public enquiries, complaints and suggestions. The preferred deployment approach is as follows:
• Outsourcing the NPHCDA’s 1st level Call Centre Service to a Reputable and experienced firm;
• Implementing 2nd Level resolution capabilities within NPHCDA premises that would treat issues beyond the 1st level Call Centre service levels and perform intense analysis and planning with the complaint/enquiries data collected by the 1st Level services.
– NEMCHIC (National Emergency Maternal & Child Health Intervention Centre)

LOT 4: ENGAGEMENT OF CONSULTANTS FOR NEMCHIC ADVOCACY & COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANT
The core role of the consultants is the development of strategic, appropriate communications interventions and approaches, the consultants will be expected to undertake the following tasks:
Draft a complete Advocacy and communications strategy which should include: clear objectives, message, allies/partners, stakeholders, monitoring and evaluation framework, implementation plan and potential funding opportunities
– NWMCHIC (national emergency Maternal & Child Health Intervention Centre)

3.0. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Interested firms should submit two (2) bound EoI documents duly signed, paginated, separated by dividers and arranged in the order outlined hereunder:
a. Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation issued by Cooperate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Forms CAC2 and CAC7 (Form 1.1)
b. Evidence of Firm’s Tax Clearance certificate for the last three (3) years valid till 31st December, 2019
c. Evidence of current Pension Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019
d. Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) compliance certificate valid till 31st December, 2019
e. Evidence of current Nigeria Social insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019
f. Evidence of registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and service providers by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 31/01/2020 valid Certificate issued by the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP)
g. Evidence of Firm’s registration with relevant professional body
h. Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission or the Bureau of Public Procurement is a former or present Director, Shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and to confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars
i. A sworn affidavit stating that none of the Director has been convicted in any country for any criminal offence relating to fraud or Financial impropriety or criminal misrepresentation or falsification of facts relating to any matters
j. Company’s Audited accounts for the last three (3) three ears – 2016, 2017 & 2018
k. Evidence of financial Capacity to execute the project by submission of reference Letter from a reputable Commercial Bank willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed
l. Company’s Profile with the Curriculum Vitae of Key Staff to be deployed for the project; including copies of their Academic /Professional qualifications:
m. Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including letter of Awards, Valuation certificate, Job Completion certificates
n. All bidding documents for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/Forwarding Letter under the company’s Letter Head paper bearing amongst other, the Registration Number (RC), as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), contact Address, Telephone Numbers (preferable GSM No.) and valid e-mail address and official company’s address. The letterhead Paper must bear the Names, Nationalities and telephone number of the Directors of the Company at the bottom of the page, duly signed by the authorized officer of the firm

4.0. SUBMISSION OF EOI DOCUMENTS
All interested and eligible Institutions/Agencies/Individuals should submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) providing relevant information proving their qualification and experience to perform the aforementioned task. Documents should be in sealed envelope and addressed to;

The Executive Director/CEO,
National Primary Health Care Development Agency,
Plot 681/628 Gimbiya Street, off Port-Harcourt Crescent
Area 11, Garki, FCT Abuja

Closing Date of Submission: 12:00 noon on Friday, 16th August 2019

All Completed Expression of interest (EOI) documents should be dropped in the Tender Boxes provided at the procurement Office Room 301, NPHCDA
Headquarters office, Plot 681/682 Port-Harcourt Crescent, off Gimbiya Street Area 11, FCT, Abuja

5.0. OPENING OF EOI DOCUMENT
The EoI documents will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission 12:00 noon on Friday 16th August, 2019 at address as above, in the presence of bidders or their representative. Please, ensure that you sign the bid submission Register as the Agency will not held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted EoI. For further enquiries, please contact the acting Head (Procurement Unit) on e-mail sojitawo@nphcda.gov.ng

6.0. PLEASE NOTE THAT:
i. EOI must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidders
ii. The NPHCDA reserves the right to reject any documents it considers to be of doubtful authenticity
iii. Late submission will be returned un-opened
iv. All shortlisted bidders will be contacted at a later date for collection of tender documents:
v. The National primary health Acre Development agency is not bound to shortlist any bidders and reserves the right to annul the Procurement process at any time without incurring any liabilities in accordance with section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007.

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