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National consultant for development of viral hepatitis literacy, leaflet on key messages for WHD 2019 and technical assistance for implementation of national action plan on EMTCT

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Title: National consultant for development of viral hepatitis literacy, leaflet on key messages for WHD 2019 and technical assistance for implementation of national action plan on EMTCT'

World Health Organization (WHO) Viet Nam Country Office has been supporting the implementation of Viet Nam's Country Plan on Viral Hepatitis 2015-2019 and National Action Plan toward elimination target of EMTCT of HIV, HBV and syphilis 2018-2030.

Viet Nam has high burden of viral hepatitis especially HBV and HCV. An estimated of 7.8 million people living with HBV and nearly one million people living with HCV in 2017. Viet Nam is in the second rank of liver cancer incidence in the Western Pacific and the fourth in the world. Among liver cancer patients, 60% were infected with HBV, 25% infected with HCV and 3% infected with both HBV and HCV. In pregnant women, the prevalence of HBV is estimated of 8% while HIV and syphilis is much lower less than 0.3%.

On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day this year, to raise public awareness on viral hepatitis, WHO country office in Viet Nam plan to develop a booklet on viral hepatitis and leaflets on key messages on WHD to disseminate during World Hepatitis Day 28 July 2019.

In November 2018, MOH issued a National Action Plan toward elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV, HBV and syphilis in which phase in approach was recommended to implement the NAP on EMTCT. Can Tho is one of the province selected by MOH to implement the NAP in the first phase. WHO will support MOH effort to assist Can Tho city in planning and implementing interventions to eliminate mother to child transmission.

Scope of work:

• Develop a booklet on viral hepatitis literacy to improve awareness of general population and leaflets on key message on viral hepatitis for World Hepatitis Day

  • Research the current materials from WHO website, WHO publications and national guidelines, training materials
  • Develop the outline of content for the booklet
  • Discuss with WHO team on the outline of the booklet
  • Develop the content of the booklet
  • Discuss with WHO and refine the booklet
  • Discuss with community to seek comments and feedback
  • Finalize the content of booklet

• Develop leaflet for World Hepatitis Day

  • Study materials on the past WHD materials
  • Adapt key massages from WHO on 2019 WHD
  • Discuss with WHO for comments
  • Finalize leaflet.

• Develop implementation plan for EMTCT in Can Tho and support for field assessment and implementation

  • Research the current regional and national guidelines on viral hepatitis including elimination of mother to child transmission (EMTCT)
  • Working with Can Tho province in development of provincial plan for implementation of national action plan on EMTCT

AttachmentpdfTOR_for_advertisement_VH_literacy.pdf

Address for application:

  • Administrative Officer , World Health Organization, 304 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh, 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: 28 May 2019

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