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Coordinator to support the National Authority Authorization (NRA) for the coming benchmarking in Oct 2018.

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Title: Coordinator to support the National Authority Authorization (NRA) for the coming benchmarking in Oct 2018

Scope of work

NRA Viet Nam has been certificated functional by WHO since April 2015, as agreed, the re-assessment of NRA to be done every two years, however, this had been delayed in 2017. MOH and WHO has agreed to undertake the re-assessment in 2018. Technical team from WHO HQ and RO paid a visit to Viet Nam in March 2017 and the two-day-workshop to review the actual performance and gap-finding has been organized by the Drug Administration of Viet Nam (DAV) where the four NRAs' Institutions have participated. The two day workshop has been a great success. All NRA institutions worked hard to find out the remaining gaps in different NRA functions and to continue to sustain and fulfil a fully-functional status. Given the fact that, GDPM finds vital need to shorten the remaining gaps before the re-assessment of the NRA will potentially be undertaken in October 2018 (as agreed by the Vice Minister of Health at the debriefing session). Thus, the GDPM has requested continuing support for WHO to guide them in further identifying and fulfilling the gaps so as to meet the required maturity level (ML) of all functions before the re-benchmarking.

The NRA Coordinator, working under the supervision of the Health Systems Group Coordinator, will assist the WHO Country Office in providing support to the General Department of Preventive Medicines (GDPM) of the Ministry of Health (MOH) in the area of National Regulatory Authority (NRA) Strengthening, specifically in the implementation of pharmacovigilance function and monitoring of the Viet Nam NRA's institutional development plan (IDP) under GDPM's area of work.

Detailed Call for Expressions of Interest and Proposal: doc-_Call_for_Proposal_Update.doc

Address for Application

  • Administrative Officer, World Health Organization, UN Building, 304 Kim Ma Street, Hanoi, Viet Nam
  • Or by email at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Deadline for Submission: Wednesday 23 May 2018





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