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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (UPDATED)

Maternal and Child Health Integrated Project

Asian Development Bank, Grant 0627-TAJ (SF)

Consulting Services:

PILOT CASE-BASED FINANCING FIRM

Consultant Type: Firm

Source: International

Selection Method: Fixed Budget Selection

Package Name and Number: CS07 – PILOT CASE-BASED FINANCING FIRM

Technical Proposal Format: Biodata Technical Proposal

Location of Assignment: Dushanbe city, Fayzobod, Rasht and Sh. Shohin districts

  1. BACKGROUND

The Republic of Tajikistan received a grant from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the implementation of the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Care Project in Tajikistan. The Maternal and Child Health Integrated Care Project will help address key issues affecting Tajikistan’s health sector, such as inadequate funding, outdated infrastructure and health facilities, as well as lack of qualified medical professionals and healthcare providers, especially in rural areas.

  1. OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSIGNMENT

The objective of this consultancy is to support the MOHSPP and MOF in the development / improvement of the case-based financing methodology to ensure budget calculation and financing effectiveness of the integrated MCH health system and pilot the case-based financing mechanism at project district hospital(s).

  1. SCOPE OF THE ASSIGNMENT

In close coordination with the MOHSPP / PAG, in close coordination with key stakeholders, the Consultant will have to fulfill the following tasks:

1.       Design the Case-based Financing System;

2.       Facilitate the Introduction of a Virtual Salary Calculation System;

3.       Ensure Development and Implementation of the Information System to track case-based financing and financing of referral services;

4.       Provide Guidance and Technical Support during all phases of the case-based financing pilot system implementation;

5.       Train Hospital Staff in the Application of the Case-based Financing System

  1. REQUIRED POSITIONS

Сonsulting firm shall comprise the following key experts:

International Specialist and Experts

  1. Lead Health Care Financing Specialist (11 P/M)
  2. Software Architect and Information Technology (5 P/M)
  3. Software Quality Assurance (3.7 P/M)

National Specialist and Experts

  1. Health Care Financing Specialist (12 P/M)
  2. Software Developer (10P/M)
  3. Software Quality Assurance (10 P/M)

Detailed information is provided in Terms of Reference which can be accesses through the following link:

CS07_TOR_EN_FINAL (1)

MOHSPP invites eligible consulting firms to submit their expression of interests to provide the abovementioned services.

Interested firms shall submit information proving that they have adequate qualification to perform the intended services (description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, experience and competence related to assignment, brochures, skills of personnel etc.).

The selection process will be done in accordance with ADB Procedures and Guidelines for selection of consultants based on Fixed Budget Selection. Shortlisted Firms will be invited to submit technical and financial proposals. Expression of interests submitted by firms will be reviewed by Selection Committee using the following criteria:

  1. Experience related to the assignment set forth in the Terms of Reference;
  2. Technical capability of the firm, individual qualification of team members to be involved in the assignment;
  3. Corporate Profile indicating the duration of services rendered, core competencies, management system and financial resources;

All interested consulting firms shall submit their expression of interests in English and/or Russian languages online in a special electronic format accessible through the following link:

https://selfservice.adb.org/OA_HTML/adb/xxcrs/jsp/ADBCsrnFwd.jsp?sel=154077

Additional Information to applicants:

This task requires experience in piloting and implementing shift from line item budgets to case-based financing in hospitals, particularly in countries from former soviet union. Experience in accounting or auditing is not relevant.   

For additional information, interested firms may contact us:

Project Administration Group

Maternal and Child Health Integrated Care Project in Tajikistan

734025, Dushanbe, Shevchenko str. 69

Office of the Project Administration Group

Tel.: +992 37 221 4395

Email: adbhpp@gmail.com

The deadline for submission of expression of interests is 14 December 2019, not later than 17:00 Dushanbe local time.

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