Call for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Consultancy on ‘Baseline Evaluation for Global Fund Regional Grant on Sustainable HIV Financing in Transition (SHIFT)’
The Australian Federation of AIDS Organizations (AFAO) is the national federation for the community response to HIV in Australia. It provides leadership, coordination and support to the country’s policy, advocacy and health promotion on HIV. AFAO’s International Program is based in Bangkok and contributes to the development of effective policy and programmatic responses, particularly in Asia Pacific. It has supported community-based responses to HIV across the region for over two decades.
AFAO is the Principal Recipient of the regional Global Fund program focusing on HIV financing, specifically domestic financing, for Key Populations and communities and transition among Middle-income Countries from international donor funding. The program works in four countries in South East Asia, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand. The objectives of the program are:
- Objective 1: By the end of 2018, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in four transition countries effectively advocate for allocative efficiency, domestic spending on HIV, and increased fiscal space for CSO HIV programs by promoting greater political commitment, innovative streams of funding, CSO funding mechanisms and integration of HIV under universal health coverage (UHC).
- Objective 2: By the end of 2018, strengthen technical expertise and skills of CSOs in four transition countries to advocate for allocative efficiency, increased domestic spending on HIV, and increased fiscal space for CSO HIV programs.
- Objective 3: By the end of 2018, increase CSO access to and use of strategic information on HIV financing issues, including allocative efficiency, innovative CSO funding mechanism, and best practices for countries in transition via the regional Knowledge Management Hub.
AFAO seeks the technical support of a program evaluation expert for the baseline evaluation of the program. The consultant will be contracted for a maximum of 25 days from 14 April to 9 June 2017. Please see the related TOR for more details on the assignment. For more information, please contact Jenny Xia at Jenny.Xia@afao.org.au
Please submit your EOI, CV to Jenny Xia at Jenny.Xia@afao.org.au before 11:59pm (GMT+7), 11 April 2017.