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Tender for OpenSRP implementation in Tanzania

By Alice Liu | 13 Dec, 2017

Hello colleagues, we have released an RfP for a software development firm to implement OpenSRP for the USAID-funded Boresha Afya project in Tanzania. It has been advertised in the local papers and we are also making this notice available on various digital health listservs. Please direct all inquiries to as stated below. A copy of this advertisement is also available in the attached Word file.
 
Kind regards,
 
-alice
 
 
 
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
 
NUMBER: 2017/11-137
 
FOR THE DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT, SUPPLY, INSTALLATION, TESTING AND COMMISIONING OF AN ENTERPRISE-GRADE COMPUTERIZED SOLUTION TO IMPROVE PRIMARY HEALTH CARE SERVICE DELIVERY, STRENGTHEN ACCOUNTABILITY, AID IN DECISION MAKING SUPPORT, AND GENERATE REAL-TIME DATA FOR IMPROVED MONITORING AND EVALUATION.
 
INVITATION FOR TENDER
 
Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. For over 40 years and in over 150 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families. Jhpiego develops strategies to help countries care for themselves by training competent health care workers, strengthening health systems and improving delivery of care. Jhpiego designs innovative, effective and low-cost health care solutions to ensure a level of care for women and their families. These practical, evidence-based interventions are breaking down barriers to high-quality healthcare for the world’s most vulnerable populations. Since 1999, Jhpiego has worked with the Tanzania Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, development partners, health experts, and community leaders to improve health outcomes in maternal, newborn and child health; HIV/AIDS; gender-based violence; cervical cancer prevention; Integrated Management of Childhood Illness; malaria; and family planning, as well as pre-service education, infection prevention and control, and training of community health workers.
 
The USAID Boresha Afya Lake & Western Zone-program led by Jhpiego, is seeking a qualified software development institution to develop an enterprise-grade computerized solution to improve health care service delivery, strengthen accountability, aid in decision making support, and generate real-time data for improved monitoring and evaluation. The solution must be developed as an adaptation of the Open Smart Register Platform, OpenSRP. The solution will be used to support Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (RMNCH), including elements of Family Planning and Malaria.
 
Jhpiego Tanzania office now hereby invites sealed proposals from qualified software development institution to develop the above mentioned computerized solution.
Interested eligible bidders may request for a complete set of bidding documents by writing an email to , with the subject line reading “Tender No. 2017/11-137 – Request for Bidding Documents”. Alternatively, eligible bidders may collect the bidding documents from the address given below from Monday to Thursday, 8.00 AM to 5.00 PM (GMT+3) and Friday from 8.00 AM to 1.30 PM (GMT+3) local time except on public holidays.
 
A prospective bidder having any question regarding this RFP shall send an email no later than 3 business days prior to the due date and time for submission of offers to the following addresses: .
 
Proposals may be submitted by email to with the subject line of the email reading “Tender No. 2017/11-137 for Digital Health Software – USAID Boresha Afya”. Proposals may also be submitted in hard copy containing one original plus one copy, and enclosed in an envelope marked “Tender No. 2017/11-137 for Digital Health Software – USAID Boresha Afya” to be delivered to the address given below. The deadline for submission is Friday 5th January 2018 at 1200 EAT.
 
Jhpiego reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal, and to annul the bidding process and reject all proposals at any time prior to contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to bidders. Jhpiego is under no obligation to accept the lowest, or any, proposal.
 
Late proposals shall not be accepted for evaluation irrespective of the circumstances.
 
Offers must be delivered on or before the due date to:
 
The Country Director
Jhpiego Tanzania
Plot No. 72, Block 45B, Victoria Area, New Bagamoyo Road
P.O. Box 9170, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Tel: +255 756 888 388

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Tai Smallwood Replied at 6:24 PM, 13 Dec 2017

My daughter, a current sophomore at NYU studying Global Public Health is
looking for an opportunity to work on a GPH project this summer. She has
worked as a community health aide at a non-proft medical center, providing
advocacy and linking services to a largely under-resources immigrant
population. She speaks Chinese, Korean, and Spanish, and is very
technologically savvy ( she has coded before, and is proficient in using 3D
modeling software and hardware). Is there anyone out there that has a paid
or unpaid opportunity for which she may be a good fit? We live in Detroit,
she studies in NYC, but she is flexible about location-she would prefer an
overseas medically related opportunity.Thanks for considering!-Tai

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