The National AIDS, Viral Hepatitis & STI Control Programme (NASCP) is responsible for reporting HIV/AIDS program performance to all relevant stakeholders and disseminating information concerning the country’s progress towards epidemic control. The Smart Data Reporting System (SDARS) project aims to establish a robust and efficient data reporting platform for aggregate HIV data across Nigeria. The National AIDS, Viral Hepatitis & STI Control Programme (NASCP) recognizes the critical importance of data in monitoring and improving public health outcomes. To address the need for a more efficient data reporting system, NASCP proposes the implementation of an aggregate data reporting and visualization system which will leverage DHIS2 and SDARS.


<p>The Consultants will provide support to NASCP in the various tasks outlined below:</p> <p>●&nbsp;Collaborate with NASCP throughout the project, providing regular updates on progress and addressing any concerns or questions.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>●&nbsp;Ensure that DHIS2 is configured to meet NASCP&#39;s specific reporting and data management needs.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>●&nbsp;Implement robust data security measures to safeguard sensitive health information.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>●&nbsp;Provide post-deployment support for one month to address any issues that may arise and offer guidance as needed.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>●&nbsp;Collaborate with NASCP to ensure a smooth transition to the operational phase of DHIS2.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>●&nbsp;Maintain open lines of communication and responsiveness to NASCP&#39;s requirements and feedback throughout the project.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>●&nbsp;Adhere to the agreed-upon project plan and timelines, making adjustments as necessary and ensuring timely delivery of all project deliverables.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Qualifications & Skills:

<p>DHIS2 Expertise: The consultant should have in-depth expertise in DHIS2, including installation, configuration, and customization. They should be well-versed in DHIS2 best practices and have a proven track record of successful deployments.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>●&nbsp;Technical Skills: Strong technical proficiency in server administration, database management (e.g., PostgreSQL), and Linux operating systems is essential.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>●&nbsp;Experience with Health Data Systems: Experience working on health data management systems, especially in the context of public health programs, is highly desirable.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>●&nbsp;Project Management: Demonstrated ability to manage projects, including setting up project plans, timelines, and milestones.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>●&nbsp;Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are required to effectively liaise with NASCP and project stakeholders.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>●&nbsp;Data Security: Understanding of data security and privacy regulations, with the ability to implement appropriate security measures within DHIS2.</p>


<p>The consultants should submit to NASCP the following:</p> <p>●&nbsp;DHIS2, set up with provided organization units, HTS, PMTCT, STIs, PREP, and Hepatitis.</p> <p>●&nbsp;Migration of DHIS2 to NASCP live server.</p>

Contracting & Accountability:

The consultant will be accountable to the National Coordinator NASCP


The consultants will be paid based on qualification and experience


Deadline for submission of application for this position is Sat Sep 23 2023 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time). Any application sent in after the set deadline will be disqualified.