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THC: Request for Proposals

Opportunity Closing Date: 31 July 2020
Opportunity Type: Call for Proposals

Calling all bidders for the appointment of a service provider to provide Indoor Mechanically Ventilated Sputum Collection Booths to be installed in healthcare facilities located in eThekwini.


TENDER SUMMARY

Issuer: TB HIV CARE

Tender Reference: Ref: THC/SB/07/2020/10

Sector: Health

Closing Date: 31 July 2020

Issuing Date: 24 July 2020

Region: KZN

Online Briefing Compulsory:
Click on the link: Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

Briefing Meeting Date: 17 July 2020 @ 12h00 – 13h00

Bid Quotations to be submitted to: procurement@tbhivcare.org


More details are outlined in the provided documents:

Download “ADVERT-TENDER-SPUTUM-BOOTHS.pdf” ADVERT-TENDER-SPUTUM-BOOTHS.pdf – Downloaded 52 times – 528 KB

Download “V0_TB-HIV-Care-Technical-Specifications-for-Sputum-Booths.pdf” V0_TB-HIV-Care-Technical-Specifications-for-Sputum-Booths.pdf – Downloaded 50 times – 368 KB

Seven Years on the Frontline of Harm Reduction!

2020 marks the 7th year that TB HIV Care has been working at the frontlines of harm reduction in South Africa. TB HIV Care accompanied on this journey by Mainline, have provided financial, technical and emotional support to move forward policy and programmes for people who use drugs (PWUD) in South Africa and most importantly work with the community of PWUD to regain dignity and work towards self-empowerment. TB HIV Care has developed a Harm Reduction track record, which highlights the major events and turning points in this journey, as well as some of the impacts of this work, and includes recommendations for the future.

The Step Up Project has reached over 5 000 people who inject drugs in four South African cities, distributed over 1.7 million needles and syringes. It has provided opportunities for the voices of PWUD to inform the National Drug Master Plan. The project continues to advocate for the rights of PWUD and is also supported by the Global Fund, Open Society Foundations and the Cape Town Central Improvement District. The track record does not name all the people involved. Still, it remains a group effort, and this work would not have been possible without the passion and commitment of the teams who work in the field, the support staff, and most importantly the community of people who use drugs.

Read more about our harm reduction track record here:
THC Harm Reduction Track Record

Educational information on COVID-19

The global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was first reported on 31 December 2019 by the World Health Organization following a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been confirmed as the causative virus of COVID-19. COVID-19 has become a global pandemic, and it is continuing to spread across the globe.

TB HIV Care aims to keep you updated with current information concerning COVID-19, ranging from frequently asked questions, information on prevention, screening, and testing.

Below is some important information on knowing the importance of why you should get tested for HIV during the time of COVID-19, and what is the link between TB and COVID-19 in South Africa’s indigenous languages.

Take care of yourself and take care of others.  Stay safe!

Printable flyers on COVID-19

ENG – COVID19 KNOWLEDGE IS POWER_jh10 Print Ready

Afrikaans – COVID19 KNOWLEDGE IS POWER_JH5 Print Ready

Ndebele – COVID19 KNOWLEDGE IS POWER_JH2 Print Ready

Tsonga – COVID19 KNOWLEDGE IS POWER_JH5 Print Ready

Tswana – COVID19 KNOWLEDGE IS POWER_JH12 Print Ready

XHOSA – COVID19 KNOWLEDGE IS POWER_jh6 Print Ready

ZULU – COVID19 KNOWLEDGE IS POWER_jh6 Print Ready

Information from the World Health Organization: 

www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

The official South African coronavirus page:

https://www.sacoronavirus.co.za/

South African statistics on coronavirus:

https://mediahack.co.za/datastories/coronavirus/dashboard/