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Publication Sierra Leone Final Joint Review of the National Strategic Plan on HIV/AIDS 2006-2010
Sierra Leone Final Joint Review of the National Strategic Plan on HIV/AIDS 2006-2010

The prevalence of HIV has stabilized at 1.5% in the general population since 2005 according to the sero-surveys. The first survey in 2002 showed a prevalence of 0.9%. The second and third sero-surveys in 2005 and 2008 indicated a prevalence of 1.5%. The prevalence among pregnant women rose from 3.0% in 2004 to 4.1% in 2006, 4.4% in 2007 and fell slightly to 3.5% in 2008, according to ANC sentinel surveillance surveys. The highest prevalence among women has shifted from the 20-24 years age group (2.0%) and males in the age group 35-39 (3.5%) in 2005 to the 30-34 age group (2.4%) and the 45-49 age group (2.1%) in 2008 respectively. HIV prevalence is higher among urban population than rural population 2.5% and 1.0% respectively, according to the 2008 Demographic and Health Survey (SLDHS).

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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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