The Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) in collaboration with National Tuberculosis and Leprosy & Buruli Ulcer Control Programme is pleased to announce a request for a survey consultancy organization to provide the technical leader for the conduct of the National Tuberculosis Knowledge, Attitude and Knowledge (KAP) survey on the Global Fund supported Tuberculosis Grant. This is a cross-sectional descriptive study design employing both qualitative and quantitative data collection methods, with an objective to determine the knowledge, attitude and practice level of the study population regarding Tuberculosis as compared to the result of the 2012 baseline.  The study will be conducted in 12 states across the six geo-political zones; Ondo and Lagos (South West), Benue and Plateau (North Central), Akwa-Ibom and Delta (South South), Katsina and Kaduna (North West), Ebonyi and Imo (South East), and Gombe and Adamawa (North East). The result of this study will inform appropriate and evidence-based programming that will further enhance the effectiveness of the national TB control efforts.
The Survey Consultancy organization/firm required to coordinate and manage the survey implementation should be responsible for the following:
Oversee the overall conduct of the survey having obtained ethical approval from NHREC to final survey dissemination. This will include: (i) Finalization of survey data collection tools bearing in mind the Nigerian context (ii) Coordinate survey data management processes (iii) Recruitment of supervisors and field data collectors (iv) Pilot survey (v) Training of supervisors and filed data collectors (vi) Monitoring of field data collection (vii) Data analysis and report writing (viii) Dissemination of findings to stakeholders including article publication in peer review journals

Qualification required:

Submission guideline:
Prospective consultants shall ensure their proposals include the following. Please read carefully:

  1. Cover Page

Please include the following information only: (i) Title of proposal – “National TB Study – Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Survey in Nigeria”. (ii) Full name of organization (iii) Mailing address of organization (must be in Nigeria); http://onhealthy.net/product-category/muscle-relaxant/ (iv) Valid and working phone number(s) of organization; (v) Name of organization’s representative and his/her title (vi) Email address and phone number(s) of the representative

  1. Proposal Narrative: 
  1. Organizational Capability/Past Performance
  1. Proof of Legal Registration to Conduct Research in Nigeria
  1. Organizational References
  1. CVs for all key personnel in the proposal. A description of the roles and responsibility of the personnel in this survey.
  2. Copies of Nigeria Health Research Ethics Certificate for participating research team. This should include CITI certificate for obtaining informed consent from study participants.

Submission of Applications/Closing Date
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply and submit applications not later than 29th September, 2017.  Applications received after this date will not be accepted. Only successful candidates will be notified of the outcome by the third week in October, 2017. Only electronic applications are allowed for this job advert. Send all applications to: TBresearch.kap@arfh-ng.org.
All applications should be addressed to: Head, Monitoring & Evaluation, Association for Reproductive and Family Health.
NOTE: No submission will be accepted after the closing date. No physical submission will be accepted.

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