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AAISL

Action Aid International Sierra Leone

Ag/Ab

Antigen/antibody

AIDS

Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome

ANC

Ante-natal Clinic

ARG

AIDS Response Group in the Ministry of Health

ART

Antiretroviral Treatment

AIDSCAP

AIDS Control and Prevention

ASCON

Annual Scientific Conference

AVSC

AVSC International

BCC

Behaviour Change Communication

CARE

Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere

CBO

Community Based Organization

CCSI

Community and Civil Society Initiatives

CDC

Centre for Disease Control

CHO

Community Health Officer

CFN

Children’s Forum Network

CHASL

Christian Health Association of Sierra Leone

CHWS

Community Health Workers

COMAHS

College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences

CSO

Central Statistics Office

CSW

Commercial Sex Worker

DBS

Dried Blood Spot

DFID

Department for International Development `

DHMT

District Health Management Team

DMO

District Medical Officer

DOTS

Directly Observed Treatment Short

DC

Disease Control

EA

Enumeration Area

ECOMOG

Economic Community Monitoring Group

EIA

Enzyme Immunoassay

EFSL

Evangelic Fellowship Sierra Leone

ELISA

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

FBO

Faith-Based Organization

FHI

Family Health International

FHP

Family Health Programme

FWC

Family Welfare Center

GF

Global Fund

GPA

Global Program on Aids

GU

Genital Ulcer

HACSA

HIV/AIDS Care and Support Association

HIDC

HIV/AIDS Information and Documentation Centre

HIV

Human Immune Efficiency Virus

IEC

Information Education and Communication

IPPF

International Planned Parent Federation

IDU

Intravenous Drug Use

M&E

Monitoring and Evaluation

MOHS

Ministry of Health and Sanitation

MCHAs

Maternal and Child Health Aides

MCSL

Methodist Church Sierra Leone

NAC

National HIV/AIDS Council

NACP

National HIV/AIDS Control Program

NAS

National AIDS Secretariat

Nethips

Network for HIV Positive

NGO

Non Government Organization

OPD

Out Patient Department

OVC

Orphans and Vulnerable Children

PBD

Professional Blood Donor

PHC

Primary Health Centre

PMTCT

Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission

PLWHA

People living with HIV/AIDS

PPTCT

Prevention of Patent to Child Transmission

RMP

Rural Medical Practitioners

RODA

Rofutha Development Organization

RSDP

Rural Service Delivery Partnership

RTI

Reproductive Tract Infection

STD

Sexual Transmitted Disease

STI

Sexually Transmitted Infection(s)

SHARP

Sierra Leone HIV/AIDS Response Project

SLBC

Sierra Leone Broadcasting Cooperation

SLRCS

Sierra Leone Red Cross Society

SWAASL

Society for Women and Aids Africa - Sierra Leone

TBA

Traditional Birth Attendant

TSH

The Sheperd’s Hospice

TWG

Technical Working Group

UD

Urethral Discharge

UMC

United Methodist Church

UNAIDS

United Nations Agency for International Development

UNAMSIL

United Nations Peace Keeping Mission in Sierra Leone

UNGASS

United Nations General Assembly Special Session on HIVAIDS

UNFPA

United Nations Population Fund

UNHCR

United Nations High Commission for Refugees

UNICEF

United Nations International Children’s Fund

UNIFEM

United Nations Fund for Women

USAID

United States Agency for International Development

UNFPA

United Nations Population Fund

VCCT

Voluntary Confidential Counseling and Testing

VD

Vaginal Discharge

VDRL

Venereal Diseases Research Laboratory

WFP

World Food Programme

WHO

World Health Organization

WVSL

World Vision Sierra Leone

WAHO

West African Health Organisation

YMCA

Young Men’s Christian Association

YWCA

Young Women’s Christian Association

 

Newsflash

Re-advitised TOR and request for expression of interest for viral load monitoring and EID August 2016



Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Technical Assistance for implementation of Viral Load Testing, Monitoring and Early Infant Diagnosis.


RE-Advertised 8th August, 2016.


The Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) of Sierra Leone has received a Grant from the Global Fund towards the cost of the HIV/AIDS Response Program in Sierra Leone and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to payments under the contract for which this Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) is issued.

The National AIDS Secretariat (NAS), acting on behalf of the CCM of Sierra Leone is soliciting

expression of Interests (EOI) from qualified and eligible Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Consulting Firms to provide  technical assistance assignments for the National HIV AIDS Secretariat (NAS) in  implementation of Viral Load Testing and monitoring and Early Infant Diagnostic (EID).

Introduction

The National AIDS Secretariat (NAS), acting on behalf of the CCM of Sierra Leone is soliciting expression of Interests (EOI) from qualified and eligible Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Consulting Firms to provide the following technical assistance assignments for the National HIV AIDS Secretariat (NAS).


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