FHI 360 Nepal – Consultancy Opportunities for The Fleming Fund Country Grant for Nepal

FHI 360 Nepal
Consultancy Opportunities
FHI 360, an international NGO working in the field of HIV, family planning, nutrition, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance and civil society capacity strengthening in Nepalis seeking short- and long-term consultants for The Fleming Fund Country Grant for Nepal (FFCGN) funded by UK Department of Health and Social Care through Mott MacDonald for strengthening AMR and antimicrobial use (AMU) surveillance system and capacity in collaboration with AMR Containment Multisectoral Coordination and Steering Committee (AMRCSC) and National Technical Working Committee (NTWC).
Interested and qualified individuals with Master’s degree, and expertise and experience in relevant area are requested to apply to work as consultant for short- and long-term in the following potential areas as and when required:

Areas for consultancy Brief Scope of Work
Laboratory support for AMR activity ·         Perform laboratory/microbiological procedures for bacterial pathogen isolation, identification and antibiotic susceptibility test (AST)

·         Review and update training materials

·         Prepare training schedule, manage and facilitate sessions, prepare training reports

·         Develop and/or update laboratory standard operating procedures (SOPs) for selected bacteria of interest

Develop AMR data dashboard for visualization ·         Review the existing data system at the Central Veterinary Laboratory and National Public Health Laboratory and create a dashboard for data visualization
Mapping and review the flow of antibiotics distribution pathway in human health and animal health sectors ·         Collect the information on the antibiotic distribution pathway used in humans and in livestock

·         Create a mapping to show a clear distribution pathway of the antibiotics used in humans and in livestock

·         Present the findings in a review meeting with the stakeholders and update the findings if necessary

·         Submit a final report on the antibiotic distribution pathway used in humans and in livestock

Conduct survey on AMU in human and poultry (broilers and layers) at AMR surveillance site ·         Conduct a survey to collect the information on the antibiotic uses in the chosen surveillance site for human and poultry (broiler and layers)

·         Present the findings in a review meeting with the stakeholders and update the findings if necessary

·         Submit a final report on the antibiotic uses human and poultry (broiler and layers).

Develop AMR and AMU database system (including bridging software) ·         Review the existing laboratory management information system (LMIS) at AMR surveillance sites and identify the gaps for WHONET reporting

·         Develop a bridging software to fill the gaps and pull the data from the local LMIS to WHONET software

·         Review the existing data recording system for AMU use and develop a software for it

Interested individuals are requested to send a cover letter clearly indicating expertise area, areas of consultancy and project applying for, and an updated CV with two references by December 14, 2018 to nepal.recruitment@fhi360.org

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