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Call for Expression of Interest – Challenge TB Bangladesh

29th January 2018

The Challenge TB (CTB) Project is the flagship global initiative for implementing USAID’s TB strategy and is being implemented in 22 countries including Bangladesh by a unique coalition of nine international organizations in TB control. The CTB is being implemented in Bangladesh since 2014 and providing technical assistance to the National Tuberculosis Program (NTP), Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of Bangladesh (GoB). The current focus of the initiative is to lay strong ground for the Zero TB Cities Initiative recently launched by the MoHFW

As part of its urban focused activities, CTB is interested to involve an internationally reputed academic/research intuition or independent expert to undertake a Mathematical modelling of tuberculosis hot spots and transmission potential in Zones 3, 4 and 5 of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC). This TB modelling exercise is intended to identifying TB hotspots and provide the NTP and other stakeholders the opportunity to learn more about the TB transmission and interventions that are most likely to accelerate progress against TB on a population level in zones 3, 4 & 5 of DSCC.

Interested academic/research institution or independent expert should submit the following:

  • Letter of expression with a concept note (maximum two pages)
  • Proposed methodology and work schedule with time line (max one page)
  • Estimated budget/fees
  • CVs of key persons involved and profile of similar assignments, if any.
  • Evidence of doing TB modelling or similar mathematical studies
  • Team composition along with role of each team member and short profile/bio

 

For more information on how to apply and the EOI please click here: EOI Challenge TB Bangladesh