Amref Health Africa Development of hygiene and sanitation promotional Toolkit Jobs in Ethiopia

Amref Health Africa Development of hygiene and sanitation promotional Toolkit Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 202915

Category: Consultancy and Training
Location:
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type: Contract
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Job Description

Amref Health Africa, the largest African led international organization on the continent, provides training and health services to over 30 countries in Africa.

Founded in 1957 as the Flying Doctors of East Africa to bring critical health services to remote communities, Amref Health Africa now delivers preventative, community-based health care. With a focus on women and children, Amref Health Africa manages a full range of medical and public health programs tackling the most critical health challenges facing country focusing on three key programmatic areas:

Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (RMNCH); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases. Gender and human resources for health are crosscutting, reflected throughout the organization’s health portfolio.

Our organization also engages in clinical outreach interventions and emergency programs including nutrition and resilience building of affected the continent: maternal and child care, HIV & TB, malaria, clean water and sanitation and surgical and clinical outreach.

Amref Health Africa partners with the Government of Ethiopia and local stakeholders to implement a diversified health project portfolios throughout the communities.

In 2019, our programs supported 174 districts, 390 health facilities and 27 health science institutions, reaching 1.6 million beneficiaries, 29,654 health professionals and 17,792 health extension workers and health development agents.

Amref Health Africa has projects in Addis Ababa, Afar, Amhara, Gambella, Benishangul-Gumuz, Oromia, SNNP, Ethiopia Somali regions and nationwide health systems strengthening interventions focusing the capacity building of the National Health Extension Program.

1. Background Information

Sanitation Marketing, Agriculture, Rural Development and Transformation (SMART) is a three years project (June 2018-May 2021) that works to enhance better living conditions and resilience of hosting communities and villages in Gambella Region using community-led approach.

By increasing access to basic sanitation, better knowledge of agriculture, awareness on hygiene and sanitation practices, SMART project contributes to the improvement of health and general wellbeing of communities in six kebeles of Gambella Zuria woreda in Bonga, Karmi, Opagna, Abolecare, Bure Mikel, Abol Kebeles.

In this regard, we intend to support our work with effective Social Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) activities for better hygiene, safe water and sanitation. We would like to develop SBCC tools that considers the local culture, social norms, language, community and while being participatory and inclusive.

This hygiene and sanitation promotion (SBCC) job aid will serve as a resource materials for hygiene and sanitation promotion by Health extension workers, community health workers, and health workers prominent peoples and community sanitation and hygiene promoters

2. Objectives of the development of hygiene and sanitation promotion Toolkit

The main purpose of this consultancy is to design and develop one comprehensive practical toolkit for community health workers and the issues to be addresses include

  • Regional context guided by existing national and Gambella regional hygiene and sanitation SBCC tools.

  • The toolkit is designed like Flip Chart with multiple photos of types of latrine/improved
    and modern and durable. Sanitation marketing products, slab, hand washing, wall and superstructure

  • Focused on prevention and control of disease due to poor hygiene and sanitation condition

  • Message will be focus and be tailed to attract and hold the attention of the local community

    The Sanitation and hygiene toolkit will

  • Illustrate each message with illustration

  • Make it an easy quick reference for community worker

  • Ensure the standardize of one comprehensive job aid

  • The design is looks like flip chart

  • Social, behavioural, communication practice in hygiene and sanitation promotion on demand creation on house hold latrine construction, house hold water storage

  • Sanitation marketing, sanitation marketers, sanitation marketing products, market chains, the ability to purchase these san plant by community

  • Designed the job aid, pre-test and incorporate pre-test findings and submit soft and hard copies of the material (English and Amharic languages)

  • Demand creation on market chains for the sustainable supply of san-plant products

  • Promoting safe and improved latrine, food and hand hygiene, safe and hygienic water handling

    4. Scope of Activities

    Review Amref Health Africa SMART project implementing WASH components in the area and understand key behaviors such as

  • Food hygiene

  • Safe water handling

  • Toilet hygiene

  • Hand washing

  • Develop, contextualize and standardize one comprehensive job aid for community health workers.

    5. Geographical location

    This toolkit will be implement in Gambella Region Agnuak Zone six kebeles, such as Abol, Abolcare, Opagna, Buremikel, Karmi, and Bonga. The study will therefore be conducted on representative Kebeles

    6. Expected Deliverable

  • The consultant will have the overall responsibility for the quality and timely submission of

  • Camera ready job aid (editable) in soft copies of the material (English and Amharic languages)

  • All the illustration using on the job aid in Jpg format

    Job Requirements

  • The consultant should have an overall understanding of the National Health sector polices

  • The individual/group should have demonstrated experience in developing SBCC materials specifically on WASH

  • A minimum of four years’ experience in developing SBCC related materials

  • Resume/CV: Including information describing previous relevant work experience

  • Has also an experience of adapting materials in to Gambela context before.

  • Familiarity of Gambela culture with excellent understanding of WASH concepts

    How to Apply

  • Potential consultants are invited to collect TOR free of charge from our office or through email of amrefinethiopia@gmail.com until April 3, 2019 and can submit the proposal till April 4, 2019.

  • The proposal shall include financial and technical proposals sealed in separate envelopes and submitted to Procurement department in person

    Amref Health Africa, Ethiopia office

    Behind Bole Medhanialem Church

    Near to Abyssinia Building

    P.O.Box 20855, Code 1000

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopiahe consultant should have an overall understanding of the National Health sector polices

  • The individual/group should have demonstrated experience in developing SBCC materials specifically on WASH

  • A minimum of four years’ experience in developing SBCC related materials

  • Resume/CV: Including information describing previous relevant work experience

  • Has also an experience of adapting materials in to Gambela context before.

  • Familiarity of Gambela culture with excellent understanding of WASH concepts

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