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Opportunity: Mobile health bus

NACOSA seeks the services of a suitably qualified company to provide 3 mobile health buses, fully furnished and equipped with clinical equipment and driver. DOWNLOAD THE TERMS OF REFERENCE > Written questions to Rene Sparks, Clinical Manager: ReneSparks@nacosa.org.za NOTE: NO TELEPHONIC COMMUNICATION DURING THE PERIOD WILL BE ALLOWED. TO APPLY Proposals should be submitted in hard copy with an electronic version on disc to Derek Gagiano, Cost and Management Accountant: derek@nacosa.org.za Proposals must include: Signed cover letter Business profile Business Registration Certificate B-BBEE Certificates SARS tax clearance certificate Confirmation of banking details Signed code of conduct for suppliers Completed and…

Proposals: Economic Strengthening TA

NACOSA seeks the services of a suitably qualified consultant to assist in the design and development of an economic strengthening database to complement the comprehensive packages of services for the Sex Work and People Who Inject Drugs Global Fund Programmes. DOWNLOAD THE TERMS OF REFERENCE > Questions can be addressed to: Leora Casey, NACOSA Key Populations Manager: leora@nacosa.org.za TO APPLY Proposals must be submitted to Leora Casey, NACOSA Key Populations Manager: leora@nacosa.org.za and should include: Proposal with implementation plan Budget/Quote Examples of previous work (2) Qualification certificates Referees IMPORTANT: Please refer to Code of Conduct for suppliers for the Global Fund Deadline…

Tender: laptops

NACOSA invites suppliers to submit quotes for new laptops and accessories as follows: Option 1 Laptops – x 55 Dell Inspiron 3581 15.6″ Core i3 Notebook Windows 10 home. No Office or Antivirus is required Laptop backpack – x 55 Computer mouses – x 55 Option 2 Laptops – x 55 Dell Inspiron 3580 15.6″ Core i5-8265U Notebook Windows 10 home No Office or Antivirus is required Laptop backpack – x 55 Computer mouses – x 55 Please note that only one of the two options will be chosen but all respondents must quote on both and be able to…

Training beyond borders

NACOSA’s motto is ‘we’re stronger together’ which has proved to be the case recently with the NACOSA Training Institute sharing its expertise beyond borders in partnership with Frontline AIDS (previously known as the International HIV/AIDS Alliance). Frontline AIDS’s Regional Financial Management Initiative is providing a year-long accompaniment package of assessment, training and long-term mentoring support to Frontline AIDS partners to strengthen their financial management and onward granting capability. As part of this, the Training Institute visited Frontline AIDS partners in Nigeria, eSwatini and Malawi with a tailored Capacity Assessment Tool (CAT) to establish the baseline functioning of each organisation. A…

Trending

Ten years ago Nomvula*, a 20-year old mother of two living with HIV, would have been extremely ill but with a CD4 count of over 400, she would not have been eligible for treatment. It is likely that at least one of Nomvula’s children would have contracted HIV from her because she mix-fed her babies (breast and bottle feeding). Nomvula’s partner might also have contracted HIV from her and her quality and length of life would be severely compromised. Today, the picture is very different for Nomvula and millions of South Africans like her. Research on prevention and treatment has…

Planning on a micro level

Criminalisation of sex work in South Africa results in sex workers not trusting easily and providing false personal information. This results in programme monitoring systems having multiple unique identifiers attributed to one person. Sex work is mobile and dynamic, with sex workers moving across the country. Following a cohort of sex workers therefore becomes very difficult. Micro planning, an outreach strategy for peer educators, has been designed and successfully implemented in India with sex workers. In 2018, a programme targeting sex workers, managed by NACOSA and funded by the Global Fund, adopted the micro planning methodology to strengthen cohort tracking…

MICRO-PLANNING WITH SEX WORKERS

Vacancies: CYCW in Cape Town

NACOSA in partnership with the National Association of Child Care Workers (NACCW) and local CBOs based in Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha in the Western Cape will be implementing Isibindi Impilo, a USAID and PEPFAR funded project in the Sub-Districts Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain. We are inviting suitably qualified Child and Youth Care Workers, who meet the below criteria, to apply for the position of Child and Youth Care Worker. Eleven CYCW posts are available until 30 September 2019 with the potential to be renewed for another year. The anticipated start date is Monday 24 June 2019. Download the role description…

Procurement of vehicle fleet

NACOSA invites the following Dealership Brands to submit quotes for the new vehicle fleet as follows: NISSAN – 7 x Nissan Hardbody 2.5TDi Hi Rider DC with, Canopy, 5 year / 120 000km Maintenance plan, white. HONDA – 18 x Honda BRV 1.5 Trend with, 5 year / 120 000km Maintenance plan, white. Written questions may be submitted to Derek Gagiano: derek@nacosa.org.za NO TELEPHONIC COMMUNICATION WILL BE ENTERED INTO DURING THE BID PERIOD. Bid submissions must include: 1. Proposal 2. Quote 3. B-BBEE Certificates IMPORTANT: Please refer to Code of Conduct for suppliers for the Global Fund. Closing date: 17h00…

Informer May 2019

The Informer for May 2019 focuses on what’s new and trending in the AIDS response as well as reflecting on our exciting new grants and programming. The paper includes some helpful tips on forming good habits and how to get the most out of training; and examines rights abuses against people who inject drugs (PWID).

INFORMER MAY 2019

Grant Manager

NACOSA is looking for a suitably qualified candidate within South Africa for the position of Grant Manager to assist with the overall management of a large 3-year grant from the Global Fund.  As the person in charge of the grant, the appointee will be responsible for ensuring that programme plans are operationalised in order to achieve NACOSA’s deliverables. The primary focus of the position will be on managing the overall delivery of the programmes including the overall budget and spending, providing technical guidance to programme managers responsible for the implementation of the respective programmes and ensuring coordination with the operations…

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