Aquity Innovations NPC
INVITATION TO TENDER: AQUITY 05 /2020-2021:
TENDER TO PROVIDE HEALTH SERVICES IN EASTERN CAPE AND MPUMALANGA
The purpose of the Invitation to Tender is to invite potential bidders to submit a proposal to provide mHealth platform to support adherence for patients with Drug Resistance TB in the OR Tambo, Eastern Cape and Ehlanzeni, Mpumalanga.
Background and Introduction
Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major public health crisis in sub- Saharan Africa despite declining global TB incidence rates. This is due to several reasons including unsuccessful treatment programmes, increasing economic deprivation and the emergence of drug resistant TB (DR-TB) (WHO, 2018). MDR TB comprises of 3% of new and retreatment TB cases in Africa. Approximately 5 to 10% of all MDR-TB cases are extensively-drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB).
AQUITY Innovations NPC has been appointed by the National Department of Health to serve as one of the GLOBAL FUND TB Sub-Recipients (SRs) in South Africa. The project has been contracted to provide a comprehensive package of care to address TB, TB/HIV, and DR TB, under the Global Fund Grant from 2019 to 2022 to the communities of OR Tambo, and Buffalo City Metro, Eastern Cape and Ehlanzeni, Mpumalanga. The goal of the grant is to assist the country to achieve TB elimination targets set out in the national strategic plan for HIV, TB, and STI 2017 – 2022.
The service provider must meet the prescribed standards detailed in the Terms of Reference linked below.
|Tender Reference||Description||Closing Date|
AQUITY/NDOH 05 / 2020-2021:
|Invitation To Tender To Provide Mhealth Services In Eastern Cape And Mpumalanga||25 September 2020 16:00Hrs|
The full tender documents, including the detailed specifications can be downloaded at https://www.aquity.org/invitation-to-tender-aquity-ndoh-05-2020-2022/ The attached bid documents must be completed and submitted together with the application specified on the terms of reference in this link.
No tender briefing will be conducted, suppliers are to follow the terms on the TOR for submissions and questions.