Management Sciences for Health
Expression of Interest to Provide Quality HIV/AIDS/TB, and Malaria Services on the Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Project
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) saves lives and improves health, especially among the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people, by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. We live our mission to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.
The Prevention Organizational Systems AIDS Care and Treatment Project (Pro-ACT) is a USAID-funded project managed by Management Sciences for Health (MSH). The goal of the project is to build the capacity of Nigeria’s public/private institutions and communities to strengthen sustainable systems for HIV/AIDS and TB service delivery.
TO: All Private Medical Laboratory outfits providing Medical Laboratory Services in the following States: Kebbi, Niger, Sokoto and Zamfara.
The LMS Prevention, Organizational Systems, AIDS Care and Treatment (PrOACT) Project will provide in-kind grants to support private Medical Laboratories to provide critical HIV/AIDS/TB and Malaria services to complete the continuum of care and support to people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) as well as general population
These services will be linked and integrated with facility-based clinical HIV/AIDS and TB services. Each selected Medical Laboratory is expected to provide the spectrum of existing services (test menu)to increase access to laboratory services and continuously improve the quality of services they provide, as well as referrals for ART Services.
Coverage for Services will include
1. Quality Management Systems
2. HIV Testing & Counseling (Provider Initiated testing & Counseling)
3. TB Microscopy Services
4. Malaria Services
5. Infection Control
6. Referrals for HIV Care & Treatment
In addition to awarding the in-kind grants, the PrOACT Project will provide Medical laboratory Services providers with some training and capacity development to assist them in improving their services and support.
Interested Medical Laboratories that wish to be considered must indicate interest to provide the above-listed services and systems. Medical Laboratories that prequalify will be sent a Request for Application (RFA) to submit a full
proposal after a prequalification questionnaire is administered.
Kindly indicate the name of laboratory and contact person, telephone number, email address, State and local government in which you are operating.
All Medical Laboratories must currently be registered with the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) and must hold a certificate of registration with Corporate Affairs Commission
Interested Laboratories should kindly send their expression of interest by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Expression of Interest to provide enhanced Laboratory services” on or before 26th September, 2013.
Laboratories within health facilities may not apply.