ToR for OFDA 3156 WASH and Health End Line KAP Survey Consultancy
This end line OFDA WASH and Health KPC survey covers 12 OFDA WASH and Health intervention Woredas of East Harerghe (2 Woredas; Kumbi and Chinksen) and West Arisi Zone (4 Woredas: Arisi Negele, Shashemene, Shalla, Adami Tulu) in Oromia, North Shewa zone (2 Woredas: Dawa Chefa, and Jile Tumuga), and SNNPR region(4 Woredas: Mirab Abaya, Hadero Tunto, Humbo and Sore).
Survey Consultancy: WASH and Health KPC Survey
Thematic Areas to be Considered: WASH and Health
Expected Starting Date: As Soon as the Selection Process is Completed.
Allocated Time for the Survey: 30 Calendar Days after the Signing of the Contract.
International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve quality of life through
interventions that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. International Medical Corps has been implementing programs in Ethiopia since 2003 in the areas of health, nutrition, WASH, livelihoods, GBV, mental health, sexual reproductive health, primary health care, and HIV/AIDS.
International Medical Corps together with government partners has been implementing Nutrition, WASH and Health interventions to respond to the current nationwide emergencies with funds secured from OFDA.
OFDA grant project sites and sector of intervention
Twenty two (22) woredas were targeted for OFDA support. Eight (8) woredas (G/Asasa and Dodola in west arsi zone, Dolobay and Hudet in Liben zone Somali, Gursum and Goljano in Fafen zone Somali, and Meyu Muluke and Kumbi in Nogob zone Somali) targeted for Nutrition and Health only. Mirab Abaya woreda In Gamo Gofa zone in SNNPR is targeted for WASH, Nutrition and Helath. WASH together with Health will be implemented in two woredas (Dewa chefa and Jile Tumuga woredas in Amhara region).Only WASH project will be implemented in eleven (11) woredas (Arsi Negelle, Shashemene and Shalla in west arsi zone, Adami Tulu woreda in East shewa zone, Hadero Tunto, Humbo and Sore in SNNPR, and Kumbi, Meyu Muluke, Chinksen and Midega Tolla in East harerghe zone).
3. Objectives of OFDA projects:
1. Nutrition sector: To contribute to a reduction of morbidity and mortality rates associated with malnutrition amongst children under five and pregnant and lactating women below the national emergency threshold in Oromia, Somali, and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ (SNNP) Regional States of Ethiopia.
2. Health sector: To contribute to service quality improvement in outbreak investigations and public health emergencies’ response through early case detection and treatment in drought affected areas of Amhara, Oromia, Somali, and SNNP Regional States of Ethiopia.
3. WASH sector: To provide safe drinking water and safe hygiene and sanitation practices through hygiene promotion in drought-affected communities
The general objective of this WASH and Health end line KAC survey is to measure Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of the population on WASH and Health integrated interventions and its impact on communities to relieve from the current drought in the selected OFDA intervention Woredas.
1. To measure the percentage increase of persons provided with sufficient and safe water for drinking, cooking and personal hygiene use in the selected woredas,
2. To estimate the percentage increase of people who demonstrate improved hygiene and sanitation behavior (knowledge and practice),
3. To measure percentage increase of households with improved latrines that are adequately used and maintained,
4. Percentage reduction of children 0-59 months suffering from malaria and diarrheal disease in last two weeks prior to the survey.
5. Percentage increase of health care providers trained on common communicable diseases prevention and control, vaccine and cold chain system, diseases surveillance and Health Management Information Systems.
6. Percentage increase of households’ knowledge on key prevention methods for communicable diseases (malaria, TB, ARI, Diarrhea, Measles, STI/HIV).
7. To identify what lesson can be learnt from WASH and Health interventions for future program designing.
5. Scope of assignment/consultancy
1. To fully design the Survey Methodology: including sampling design, data collection tools/structured questionnaires, interview guide and observation checklist and present to International Medical Corps for comments and approval.
2. To organize a short launching meeting at the beginning of the field work with respective IMCs country team, field staffs and government representatives.
3. To travel to selected woredas and recruit experienced data collectors and train enumerators on quantitative and qualitative data collection methods.
4. Conduct a final debriefing session with field and Addis technical team.
5. Write and submit a comprehensive draft report in a maximum of seven (7) days after finishing the field data collection and a final report within three (3) days after receiving feedback on the draft report.
6. Present a summary of the findings for International Medical Corps Addis office staffs using a power point as soon as the draft report is completed.
The consultants will make sure the Regional, Zonal and Woreda Health Offices and Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Commission (DPPC) will be engaged in the process whenever necessary.
6. Methodology: Cross-Sectional Population Survey.
7. Final Report Outline
The final report of this multi-sectoral survey needs to contain:
Table of Contents
List of Tables
List of Figures
a. Background of the Survey
b. General and specific Objectives
c. Research Questions of the Survey
d. Scope of the Survey
e. Limitation of the Survey
ii. Survey Methodology
a. Survey Method Design
b. Sampling Design
c. Data Collection Techniques Design
d. Data Quality Management Design
e. Data Interpretation and Presentation Design
f. Definition of Terms
g. Background to the Survey Woredas
Geographical and Administrative
Other Relevant Background information to the study Woredas will be included
iii. Data Presentation and Discussion
Results should be presented by section such as WASH and Primary Health.
iv. Conclusions, Lessons Learnt and Recommendations.
v. References and
I. One comprehensive draft report for the surveyed Woredas as per the agreed up on timeline in the work plan.
II. Final survey report after addressing all the comments given by the technical team as per the agreed up on timeline in the work plan.
III. Row survey data (data set).
The consultant will routinely communicate with the designated staff of the International Medical Corps Country Office to discuss progress, constraints as well as safety and security of team members as these relate to the assignment.
1. Required Expertise & Qualifications
The expected competency of the consultant/firm should include:
ü The lead consultant should have an appropriate experience and knowledge in conducting survey on the above mentioned sectors with a minimum of 5 years.
ü Have appropriate and experienced human resources for administering data collection, quality control of data, data entry and management.
ü Consulting firm should have knowledge on ethical considerations and rules and regulations of the local government.
ü Consulting firms those which have knowledge of the surveyed areas will get an additional advantage.
ü Consulting firms which haven’t renewed licence will not be considered in the competition (should submit a copy of your renewed licence with your financial proposal).
ü Consulting firms should have to submit separate technical and financial proposals to be considered.
ü All necessary credentials should be attached with the technical proposal.
ü Besides the technical proposal shall clearly present and discuss the methodology, team composition, training days, resources required, reporting and work plan to undertake the assignment.
2. Selection Criteria
The technical proposal will be evaluated based on feasibility of the proposal 35%, previous experience in the area 15%, reference check 10%, and related qualification of key personnel will participate in the survey 10%, total 70%.
The financial proposal will be evaluated from 30% based on the budget availability and detail budget breakdown which considers all costs of the survey.
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