One of the intentions of this page is to collate information from the various service providers in the implementation of the National Strategic Plan 2012 – 2016. In the resources page, you will find a range of documents which range from SANAC’s own programme-related documents to the national Department of Health’s guidelines for HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) and various government departments’ plans, programmes and strategies relating to the National Strategic Plan as well as research documents.
Terms of Reference for National Consultant for completing the National Commitments and Policy Instrument (NCPI) tool for both the Government of South Africa and the Civil Society Sector
TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR A NATIONAL CONSULTANT for completing the National Commitments and Policy Instrument (NCPI) tool for both the Government of South Africa and the Civil Society Sector
I – Background:
The 2016 United Nations Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS: on the fast-track to accelerate the fight against HIV and to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030; adopted the United Nations General Assembly High-Level meeting on AIDS in June 2016; mandated UNAIDS to support countries in reporting on the commitments in the Political Declaration. This Political Declaration was built on three previous political declarations, namely: the 2001 Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS; the 2006 Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS and the 2011 Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS. Member States unanimously adopted the 2001 Declaration at the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on HIV/AIDS in 2001.
Principles applied to the GAM framework:
The following principles were applied for the transition from Global AIDS Response Progress Reporting (GARPR) to the GAM framework:
1. Reduced monitoring burden: The set of indicators is smaller (68 indicators versus 77 before) and has fewer separate questionnaires (sub-indicators and data sources); it integrates indicators for monitoring and reporting on the health sector response to HIV (previously called Universal Access Indicators) and is also aligned with the Sustainable Development Goal indicators , making the data collection less burdensome for countries.
2. Better programmatic utility for countries: Because of their disaggregation, sources and geographical granularity, including at city level, the indicators can summarise the diversity of the situation in a country and identify where programmes can have the greatest impact.
3. Knowing the epidemic and reallocating resources: The epidemiological estimates have improved significantly in the past years and are increasingly used at the subnational level together with programmatic data to assess service coverage. This enables efficient investment.
4. Coherent together: The set is also defined with the idea that indicators are not independent but complement each other, providing a more complete view of the AIDS response in a given country context.
5. Innovative and looking forward: For flexibility in the coming years, for selected indicators, the option to report using alternative data sources (different types of surveys and programmatic data) is presented. Community driven data collection in multiple forms, such as through social media and dating applications, could be complimentary to indicator data collected and offer further insights into the situation.
Contact Person at SANAC for enquiries:
M&E Manager: Lifutso Motsieloa;
Email: Lifutso@sanac.org.za; M&E Officer: Billia Luwaca
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Terms of Reference: Lead Writer/s for the Mpumalanga Provincial Implementation Plan for HIV, TB and STIs (2017 to 2022)
Terms of Reference: Lead Writer/s for the Mpumalanga Provincial Implementation Plan for HIV, TB and STIs (2017 to 2022)
The National Strategic Plan on HIV, STIs and TB (NSP) is the strategic guide for the national response to HIV, STIs and TB in South Africa. This plan is developed for 5-year cycles with the current NSP coming to an end at the 31 March 2017. The NSP under current development will cover the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2022. The focus of this brief is on development of the Provincial Implementation Plan (PIP) for Mpumalanga Province (MP) in line with the NSP 2017-2022.
Role of the Lead writer
The role of the lead writer is to work closely with the technical writing team, to participate in provincial consultations and to participate in working groups to fully understand the direction and intention of consultations where evidence will be reviewed and priorities identified within what the evidence shows. This will enable the lead writer to write the whole PIP document based on the input from the consultations, the technical writing team who will be capturing the evidence and the prioritization from consultations and the many different stakeholders that will be tasked with providing input.
The main deliverable is a timeously completed high quality Provincial Implementation Plan for HIV, TB and STIs (2017 to 2022) with all chapters according to the SANAC guidelines and further developed by the technical writing team after further consultation at provincial and district levels. The PIP has to be written in excellent English, with references as footnotes, all annexes labeled appropriately, must include an index, abbreviations list, executive summary and all relevant chapters (epi-analysis, thematic areas, Monitoring and Evaluation framework and plan, costing and finance section
This will include working with many stakeholders, attending and preparing for consultations, assisting with the development of presentations and communication pieces on progress, ongoing development and refinement of the PIP document.
Timelines and commitment:
- The NSP will be developed over a period from January to March 2017. It will be launched on World TB Day, 24 March 2017; and
- The level of effort expected is approximately 20 days.
The deadline for applications is Wednesday 22 February 2017 at 11:00
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RFQ- Appointment of the Financial Analyst to the Oversight Committee and to PRs in preparation for the OIG visit
RFQ01/02/2017- Appointment of the Financial Analyst to the Oversight Committee and to PRs in preparation for the OIG visit
SANAC Trust wishes to invite prospectie bidders for the above mentioned project as follows:
Scope of Work:
SANAC secretariat fulfills the function of the secretariat of the Global Fund Country Co-ordinating Mechanism. The Incumbent will work with the Oversight Committee and the CCM Secretariat to analyze the PRs financial performance and assist the PRs in preparing for the OIG visit.
The incumbent will be required to do the following:
Role in preparation for the OIG Visit
- Be pivotal in assisting PRs in preparing for the OIG Visit;
- Offer one on one assistance to all 8 PRs in order to be fully prepared for the OIG Visit which will happen between 03 February 2017 & 21 March 2017;
- Work closely with the PRs in order to be fully satisfied with the OIG preparations;
- Work closely with the CCM Secretariat to ensure the various gaps in OIG preparations are addressed.
Oversight Committee Roles:
- Conduct thorough PR performance analysis for the CCM Oversight Committee;
- Put together presentations to the Oversight Committee and if necessary the CCM clearly showing financial vs programmatic performance;
- Offer Strategic recommendations to the Oversight and to highlight clearly on the areas of concern that the oversight committee should focus on during the Oversight meeting;
- Design tools that clearly show PR quarterly burn rates, cumulative burn rates, programme burn rates and the overall grant burn rates;
- Design tools that highlight and store institutional memory of grant performance;
- Discuss the concerns of PR performance with the CCM Oversight Committee;
- Understand PR programmes and the rationale of the expenditures;
- Demonstrate an understanding of the PR performance.
- The incumbent will be needed to work with the PRs consistently and preferably every day from 03 February 2017 in preparation of the OIG Visit for approximately 30 working days;
- The incumbent will also have to focus on preparing for the Oversight Committee Meetings which happen quarterly, with the first meeting happening at the end of February 2017. Once the tools are designed the incumbent will have to dedicate approximately 5-7 days per quarter, with some days dedicated to data analysis, and preparing documents for the Oversight and 2 days of sitting in the oversight committee meetings. The timelines will be clearly explained and discussed with the incumbent.
- Appropriate postgraduate degree or appropriate level of experience with previous successes with similar projects.
- Programme or Financial Management qualification
- At least 5 years’ experience with Global Fund grants will be an added advantage.
- At least 5 years’ experience in programme or financial management at a senior level.
- Past experience in working with financial and programmatic data
- Past experience in working with the SANAC secretariat would be an added advantage.
- Excellent English (written and oral) fluency required.
- Advanced excel and computer skills as a pre-requisite
- Excellent high-level financial management skills.
- Good understanding of programmes and financial understanding
- Good understanding of how donors operate
- Good knowledge and understanding of the current SA Global Fund grant
- Good knowledge of HIV and TB programmes in South Africa.
- High degree of organizational skills, initiative and exceptional problem-solving abilities needed.
- Ability to work in a deadline-oriented environment and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
- Valid Code B Drivers’ license and ability and availability to travel to meet implementers.
Support to the lead consultant:
It is expected that the lead consultant would need to work with a team with the following skills:
- The lead consultant will design the required data tools
- Finance expert who has strong experience on the operational side of GF grant implementation
- Programme expert who will understand and be able to assess financial performance vs programme performance;
- This small team will be required to assist all 8 PRs to prepare for the OIG visit.
Place of work:
The work can be anywhere but will include visits to the PRs in KZN, Western Cape and in Gauteng. The incumbent will be required to sit in for Oversight committee Meetings once every quarter which alternate between Western Cape and Gauteng. The costs of travel (accommodation, airfare) will be covered by SANAC. The consultant will report to the Executive Manager: Donor Co-ordination.
The deadline for applications is Tuesday 31 January 2017 @ 11:00.
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Let Our Actions Count on HIV, TB & STIs – Report
Reflections on the National Strategic Plan 2012-2016 and moving forward to the National Strategic Plan 2017-2022. DOWNLOAD
Let Our Actions Count on HIV, TB & STIs – Community Brochure
A simplified overview of the progress made with the National Strategic Plan 2012- 2016. DOWNLOAD: NSP Community Brochure
Appointment of a Consultant/ Service provider to Provide Technical Assistance to KHETH’IMPILO to improve performance of their Global Fund grant
Appointment of a Consultant/ Service provider to Provide Technical Assistance to KHETH’IMPILO to improve performance of their Global Fund grant.
SANAC Trust wishes to appoint a consultant to focus on the following:
- A brief diagnostic to understand what the root causes of the challenges are and to determine where best to provide targeted technical assistance. Using a structured diagnostic template, the team would draw information from:
- KI and its SRs (and SSRs if necessary)
- CCM oversight committee
- National and Provincial Government Departments/PCAs where relevant
- Global Fund Country Team
- CCM secretariat
- It is anticipated that the following areas will require interventions:
- Programmatic and financial performance
- Programme acceleration tools
- Support to KI and SRs in their catch-up plans in order to facilitate swift implementation and catch up on their Year 1 indicators. This should include getting the DBE as well as DoH on board to appreciate that funding is outcomes based.
- Review and refinement of their grant management system to deal with challenges including expenditure and cash flow forecasting for the PR and SRs.
- PR capacity analysis of all key functional areas and make recommendations for strengthening
- Design innovative way to ensure an accelerated catch up plan is developed
- Work with KI to ensure programme and financial performance is improved in Year 1- as the outcome of the consultancy
- Prepare an initial report after an analysis has been done and share this with CCM secretariat in order to develop an action plan.
- Note- as the detail of the size of the problem and the work to be done will only become clear once the work starts, ongoing communication with the Executive Manager: Donor Co-ordination is necessary to ensure that any adjustments in the TOR that become necessary are made timeously.
- A final report that covers all the work described will need to be presented to the GF CCM secretariat at the end of the contract.
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Call for Expression of Interest: Stigma and Discrimination Reduction Project
Call for Expression of Interest: Stigma and Discrimination Reduction Project
Using a combination of mass media, social mobilisation and advocacy, Soul City Institute for Social Justice aims to improve the quality of life and health of people in Southern Africa through strengthening individuals, communities and society based on active citizenship and principles of social justice. It is driven by the recognition that human rights are fundamental to health and development.
The Soul City Institute for Social Justice invites community based organisations to express their interest in a stigma reduction project which will be implemented in the following districts;
3 organisations in Manganung in the Free State
6 in North West Province (3 in Bojanala and 3 in Ngaka Modiri Molema); and
3 in KZN (3 in UMkhanyakude).
The project aims to address stigma and discrimination surrounding issues of people living with HIV (PLWHA) and to promote the rights of those living with HIV, STIs and/or TB
The objective of the project:
To enhance capacity of community based organisations to implement stigma eradication programme;
Increase awareness and observation of the human rights of PLWHA.
Strengthened CBOs have the ability to implement stigma eradication programmes for People Living with HIV (PLHIV)
CBOs promote support for PLHIV and other marginalised groups; and
Communities take local actions to reduce stigma related issues and are well informed about issues of sexuality and positive living.
The project will take place from January 2017 to 31st March 2019. The IPOs (implementing partner organisations) will be provided with capacity building and organisational development training, which will improve their efficiency in implementing the project and in the general management of the organisations. The IPOs expected outputs are to;
Hold community stakeholder workshops to introduce the campaign and its objectives
Identify and train stigma campaign ambassadors
Identify and train community mobilisers
Implement local community actions
Affiliated CBOs that seek to be part of the project need to comply with the following criteria:
Must be registered NPOs operating in the area for more than three years;
They should support PLHIV initiatives, have evidence of support groups and circles of support programming. Work relating to support for MSM, LGBTI and marginalised population will be an advantage;
Should have a desire to implement or already be implementing human rights based programmes in particular relating to MSM and/or LGBTI and PLHIV; and
Should have a finance management structure and should have managed more than R1000 000 in the past two years.
Step 1: The interested organisations should sent a concept note via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9th January 2017, with the subject line Expression of Interest. Please provide the following information with your submission: Name of organisation; Name of contact person; E-mail address; Telephone numbers and a cover letter indicating how you meet the set criteria.
Step 2: The organisations that expressed interest and meet the criteria will be forwarded a detailed Terms of Reference and application package and will be given until the 20th of January 2017 to submit their full applications.
Step 3: Shortlisted organisations, will be invited for presentations on the 27th of January 2017 in each of their provinces to ensure their capacity to implement the project;
Step 4: Soul City Institute will conduct a due diligence process with each selected organisation The selected organisations will undergo a briefing planning session, which will include briefing on project plans, MER System and Finance system;
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Appointment for Consultant to Develop a Communication Strategy and Implementation Plan for the Global Fund Country Coordination Mechanism in South Africa
Appointment for Consultant to Develop a Communication Strategy and Implementation Plan for the Global Fund Country Coordination Mechanism in South Africa.
The Consultant will be placed under the supervision of the Executive Manager and in close collaboration with the CCM Coordinator, the consultant will be responsible for the following deliverables:
• Develop a communication strategy for the GF CCM that allows them to meet the following:
o Provide easy to read reports to CCM members about the grant and progress being made
o Provide relevant information to appropriate level of detail for different sectors and readers on the SANAC website
o Provides information on the grant (implementers, activities being funded, coverage, progress) to non CCM members
Develop an implementation plan for the communication plan/strategy that includes:
o Provides information on Oversight activities to CCM and non-CCM members
o tasks, responsible people, timelines, costs, strategic use of resources
o how and where information must be accessed to inform what is to be shared etc.
o advice on the effective use of communication tools relevant to the SA GF CCM constituencies, including but not limited to press briefings, conferences, and media interviews for planned objectives.
o suggest and create systems for monitoring the SA GF CCM’s communications work
o identifying the need for additional materials/activities, such as radio and television programmes, publications, photographs, websites, etc., to advocate and promote the work supported by the Global Fund in the country.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- The candidate shall meet the following minimum requirements:
Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent), preferably in communications, journalism, public relations or other related field. A first level university degree with a relevant combination of professional training, certification and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Computer/software training would be an asset;
- Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in journalism, communications, public or international relations. International experience and experience in the area of web platform development/management is desirable; Excellent English language skills.
- Highly developed communication skills, including ability to draft/edit texts and to articulate ideas in a clear, concise style to a variety of audiences, as well as facilitation skills; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Ability to identify strategic issues, opportunities and risks, and communicate broad and compelling organizational direction;
- Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills, particularly Microsoft Publisher;
- Demonstrated experience in working with social media tools, such as Facebook and Twitter;
- Demonstrated experience in writing communication strategies with a monitoring and evaluation framework;
- Availability and readiness to travel within SA; Valid driver’s licence; Positive work ethic with a willingness to learn.
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2016 World AIDS Day Toolkit
World AIDS Day is commemorated each year on the 1st of December and is an opportunity for every community to unite in the fight against HIV, show support for people living with HIV and remember those who have passed away.
This year’s World AIDS Day in South Africa will be a chance to reflect on what we have achieved with the National Strategic Plan (NSP) on HIV, STIs and TB, 2012–2016, which is coming to an end. World AIDS Day will also look ahead to the development of the new NSP (2017-2022).
The slogan for World AIDS Day 2016 is: “It is in our hands to end HIV and TB”
This guide contains a listing of and advisories on all the products and tools contained in the 2016 World AIDS Day toolkit.
- Concept and Rationale
- Corporate Identity Guide
- Final Art
- Social Media campaign
- National Calendar of events
PR Event Company to Launch of the South African National LGBTI HIV Plan
The South African National LGBTI HIV Plan has been developed to guide all LGBTI stakeholders in HIV and STI prevention, care, and treatment for all members of the LGBTI populations in South Africa and the plan is inclusive of all sexual minorities living in South Africa. The LGBTI HIV Plan will bring us closer to a world in which members of the LGBTI populations can realise their health and human rights in an environment that is affirming of their sexual orientations and identities.
Proposed scenario for the event
- Exhibition (NGOs, researchers, LGBTI to set up exhibition space)
- A young DJ/artist plays music while audience arrives at the venue. Image of SANAC logo and possible images/videos play on the screen.
- The DJ/artist stops playing and without a formal introduction, drama crew gets to the podium. The drama crew performs a short play based on the theme of the event.
- The moderator takes the floor and formally introduces the official programme
- Principals adjourn to press conference room
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