Request for Expressions of Interest at MTN Nigeria Foundation

MTN Nigeria Foundation

Implementation of Phase 1 of the Y’ello Doctor Mobile Medical

Intervention Scheme in 6 geopolitical Zones of Nigeria

Request for Expressions of Interest

The MTN Nigeria Foundation (MTNF) Limited by Gurantee (MTNF) was established by MTN Nigeria Communications Limited in July 2004 to drive MTN Nigeria Corporate Social Investment (ICSI) initiatives aimed at improving the quality of life in communities across the country.

 

Project Description and Location

MTN Foundation seeks to support the Nigerian Primary health Care System, intervening by way of Public Private Partnership (PPP), to improve access to primary health care through the platform of mobile medical clinics

 

This is the first phase of the project which is  to implemented in six states across the 6 geopolitical zones of Nigeria.

 

Project Objectives

The objectives of the Y’ello Doctor Mobile Medical intervention include

Provision of basic health education and counseling services to under served communities

Provision of some communities with improved access to Primary Health Care (PHC) facilities in the country

Provision of an effective communication/awareness platform to improve immunization coverage for the beneficiary communities

Direct referrals to PHC’s/General hospitals and other MTNF centres nationwide (i.e Mammography/Dialysis Centres, SCF Clinics)

Promotion of volunteerism among health care workers/medical doctors

 

Scope of Work

MTNF, through the Y’ello Doctor Mobile Medical Intervention Scheme, will provide the following:

1.         Finance the deployment of 6 state-of-the-art mobile medical clinics in 6 states across the 6 geopolitical zones of Nigeria.

2.         Work in communities/LGAs to provide the following primary health care services:

a.         General health education/awareness campaigns on breast cancer, kidney disease, malaria prevention, HIV, STIs, Sickle cell disorder & healthy living

b.         General health checks to include: Blood pressure screening, diagnosis and treatment of malaria

c.         Offer primary maternal and child health services (pre & post natal care and treatment of childhood killer diseases e.g malaria, diarrhea etc) and make referrals  to other health institutions in emergency situations

d.         Work with the relevant Federal and State Authorities to spread public awareness about the importance of immunization and Vitamin A supplementation.

 

Special Mandatory Requirements

MTN Foundation now invites submission of Expressions of interest from State Ministries of Health who are interested in being shortlisted for consideration. To be considered as a beneficiary of the Y’ello Doctor Mobile Medical Intervention Scheme each state Ministry of Health primarily must provide the following:

1.         A justification on why the State should be considered for the project. Justification should cover the following:

a)         Current primary health challenges/priorities including local prevalence, trends and other relevant data analysis

b)         Geographical distribution of primary

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