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The Centralised Evaluation Team (CET) within the Evaluation and Learning Unit (EvLU) at Gavi is responsible for the commissioning and day-to-day management of evaluations, including ensuring the utility, quality and timely delivery of evaluation reports and disseminating the findings. The document provides information on the current pipeline of centralized evaluations to be commissioned in 2022 through future RFPs.
The selected technical assistance provider will work with the Government and partners to address the following: - Non-conduct of regular distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to the last mile - Lack of adequate quantification and deployment of COVID-19 vaccines to meet the specific storage, transportation and preference of the vaccines for the country - Track and ensure sufficient cold chain capacity, including adjustments for surge capacity leveraging OpenLMIS - Lack of consistent conduct and tracking of waste management of COVID-19 and immunization waste
The selected technical assistance provider will work with the Government and partners to address the non-conduct of regular review meetings with a defined framework to monitor the level of implementation at the state and local government area (LGA) levels. The following deliverables shall be produced through the completing these tasks: - Develop review meeting framework for proper accountability at the national, state and LGA levels - Document performance at ward, LGA and state levels using evidence-based data to guide support - Identify problem solving approach to address issues encountered during implementation - Share weekly report with national and state planning and strategic team and take action to address issues identified - Follow up with the poor performing wards/LGAs on progress made - Institutionalize community owned sustainable strategies and approaches to address bottlenecks and gaps in health programming
The evidence is clear: vaccines are one of the most cost-effective investments in health and development in history. Established in 2000, Gavi’s mission is to save lives and protect people’s health by increasing equitable and sustainable use of…