Purpose of the consultancy
The main objective of this consultation is to provide technical advice to the MOHP to disseminate the developed FP Training package, case management protocol based on the 2016 WHO guidelines on the management of health complications from female genital mutilation.
The WHO Egypt’s office, initiated a series of training on Family Planning service providers, all over the country, for many years.
The focus was directed to the MOHP service providers, but the WHO Egypt’s office, adopted a new strategy of expanding the training to include the universities’ staff service providers, not only in the Faculties of Medicine, but also in the Faculties of Nursing.
The aim was to standardize family planning given counselling, service delivery as well as assuring the quality of the provided FP services, in all the health facilities.
The training package was designed to be consistent with the new updated National Family Planning Guideline, (which has been updated to be consistent with the latest WHO Global Handbook 2018, as well as the Medical Eligibility Criteria 2015).
Through training, the need for Arabic version became obvious, and to get the best benefits of the developed materials, WHO is supporting the development of an Arabic version of the training materials for nurses.
The aim is to: Ensure strengthened family planning services through; developing a nursing family planning training tools in Arabic language, and developing the FP counselling training material, in line with WHO updated guidelines, to facilitate and support implementation of more training batches; in the coming biennium to cover all the Nursing schools, in selected governorates, (selection will be done by national authorities upon finalizing the materials),
Planned timelines (subject to confirmation)
30 working days during the following period:
Start date: 20/09/2021
End date: 20/11/2021
Work to be performed
Output 1: 1.1 Undertake desk review of the existing WHO family planning guidelines and recommendations
Deliverable 1.1: Conduct a Desk review, and provide WHO recommendations
Output 1.2 Draft a family planning nursing training materials package in Arabic language
Deliverable 1.2 Submit a draft of FP nursing training material
Output 1.3 Ensure finalizing and editing of the nursing FP material
Deliverable: 1.3 Develop simplified FP nursing training package in Arabic
Deliverable: 1.2 Complete revised and verified facilitator and participant handbooks
Output 2: Develop FP counselling material using WHO updated recommendations
Deliverable 2: develop FP counselling material, in line with the updated WHO recommendations
University degree in Medicine or Master’s degree in public health or medicine specializing in sexual and reproductive health and Family Planning.
Desirable: Additional experience in developing training packages and counselling
Skills/ Technical knowledge
-Necessary skills for establishment and operationalization of telemedicine services
- Fluent in English (reading, speaking and writing)
- Knowledge of local languages for effective communication at field level.
Arabic native with excellent knowledge of English both written and spoken.
Medical clearance : The selected Consultant will be expected to provide a medical certificate of fitness for work.
Travel cost and accommodation are excluded from this contract. No Travel will be required for this assignment
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