Request for Expression of Interest (EOI)
Reviewing the ESP package to make it disability inclusive with appropriate protocol

Introduction and background:

Essential Healthcare for the Disadvantaged in Bangladesh (EHD) project is a consortium project led by Concern Worldwide where CBM-DRRA is the implementing partner for inclusion of the persons with disabilities in all aspect of the project initiatives. This programme was funded by Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)-UK government. The overall goal of the project is to improve health, family planning and nutrition indicators for the disadvantaged people by reducing mortality and morbidity by increasing access to 'Universal Health Coverage'. In this case, it is necessary to ensure the basic health care of the disadvantaged people including the persons with disabilities. Through this project all the basic health needs of targeted people will be ensured making availability, accessibility, affordability and quality health care with inclusive health facilities at 15 Upazila of 6 districts under Khulna and Barishal Divisions. CBM is responsible through its implementing partner DRRA to ensure inclusion of persons with disabilities in all aspect of the project initiatives in collaboration and support with other consortium and implementing partners PHD, KMSS, RHSTEP in respective areas. The local implementing partners also will have the capacity on disability inclusion in the services through EHD initiatives. CBM and DRRA also will closely work with icddr,b and Digital Healthcare Solutions for introducing the disability inclusive health technology and finding out the effective approaches for disability inclusive health practices and will facilitate national advocacy for Universal Health service package that would be disability inclusive in next 5th year sector plan.

Objective of Assignment:


  1. To explore disability inclusion aspect and provide specific recommendations to make disability inclusive ESP package with appropriate protocol and to sensitize respective policy authorities.

Specific Objective:

  1. To organize Meetings with DGFP and DGHS to review the ESP package for making it disability inclusive, with appropriate protocol
  2. To review and identify gaps and generate appropriate recommendations for policy players to make disability friendly ESP package.
  3. To facilitate the issue as a part of national advocacy and to make disability inclusive ESP package in next 5 year sector plan.
  4. To facilitate this advocacy with MoHFW and relevant government departments (DGHS, DGFP) so that they are sensitized, and take initiatives to include recommendations into 5th sector plan.

RFQ Issuing Date: 09 November,2020
RFQ closing Date:  Bids must be provided no later than 1700Hrs, GMT+6 on 30 November,2020. Bids received after the stated deadline would be considered invalid.

Submission instruction:
You are required to submit ‘Part 1 - Technical Proposal’ and ‘Part 2 – Financial Proposal’ signed and dated offers on your company letterhead along with relevant documents as requested.

Please submit the envelop as follows:

Subject: Reviewing the ESP package to make it disability inclusive, with appropriate protocol and Advocacy with government for making disability inclusive ESP package in next 5 years sector plan.

RFQ REF: DRRA/EHD/11.02.2020
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Procurement Committee
Disabled Rehabilitation & Research Association
2/5, Road no: 1, Shyamoli, Dhaka

Please submit your bid (Financial & Technical) to tender box and sign in the register

Any incomplete applications with documents would not be accepted. DRRA reserves the right to accept or reject any or all the proposal without assigning any reason whatsoever. Based on field requirement and to reach the objective DRRA reserve the right to customize their requirement at any stage with proper agreement of all parties.


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