WHO has floated a tender for Consultancy Development of and training on tobacco cessation guidelines and protocols for Palau. The project location is Palau and the tender is closing on 10 Jan 2020. The tender notice number is WPRO/2019-12/DPS_TFI/TN101714/bab, while the TOT Ref Number is 39031381. Bidders can have further information about the tender and can request the complete tender document by Registering on the site.
Country : Palau
Summary : Consultancy Development of and training on tobacco cessation guidelines and protocols for Palau
Deadline : 10 Jan 2020
TOT Ref.No.: 39031381
Document Ref. No. : WPRO/2019-12/DPS_TFI/TN101714/bab
Competition : ICB
Financier : United Nations Secretariat
Purchaser : WHO
First name: Peter
Telephone country code: Philippines (+63)
Telephone number: 85289655
Telephone extension: 89655
Fax country code: Philippines (+63)
Fax number: 85252512
Tender are invited for Consultancy Development of and training on tobacco cessation guidelines and protocols for Palau
Deadline : 10-Jan-2020 17:00 (GMT 8.00)
Published : 18-Dec-2019
Type of Notice : Request for proposal
Beneficiary Country/Territory : Palau
Reference : WPRO/2019-12/DPS_TFI/TN101714/bab
Description : BACKGROUND
According to the 2016 NCD Hybrid survey, adult tobacco smoking is 30.9% and 9.7% among males and females respectively while tobacco chewing is 40.1% and 48.9% among males and females respectively.
Palau has made significant strides in strengthening tobacco control since becoming a Party to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2004 such as increasing taxes on tobacco products, prohibiting tobacco advertisement, promotion and sponsorship, and implementing smoke free public places.
According to recent focus groups with adult tobacco users in Palau, over 70% of tobacco users want to quit; however, no tobacco cessation system is in place. While some limited tobacco cessation services are provided they are ad hoc, and no referral mechanisms currently exist.
Start date: 20 January 2020
End date: 30 June 2020
PURPOSE/SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE OF THE ACTIVITY
The purpose of this activity is to develop tobacco cessation services standard operating procedures and guidelines for clinical, public health, and community-based settings in Palau as well as to provide hands-on training for, and implementation of, the protocols and guidelines in Palau.
DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITIES TO BE CARRIED OUT
Key informant interviews in Palau to inform tobacco cessation standard operating procedures (SOPs), guidelines, and implementation tools for clinical, public health and community-based settings development
Drafting of aforementioned SOPs, guid...
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