Federal contract opportunity SOL-674-14-000015 for all other professional, scientific, and technical services at Overseas Missions South Africa USAID-Pretoria, response was due Mar 15, 2014.

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This position provides Technical Leadership to the region on HIV and AIDS prevention and mitigation The USAID/South Africa Health Office manages the largest President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program in the world, as well as other health activities funded from USAID's Child Survival account. USAID/SA funding for health programs totaled over $275 million in FY 2013. The Health Office has grown rapidly from 12 staff in 2007 to more than 40 staff in 2013 and is organized into four divisions. The Health Office collaborates closely with other agencies to implement PEPFAR, especially the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the State Department, the Peace Corps and the Department of Defense. Health Office staff are active participants and often chair interagency technical working groups on a range of health-related issues. The South Africa PEPFAR program produces almost one-quarter of all PEPFAR results globally.

The incumbent will be a member of the Care and Treatment team, one of the four teams within the Health Office of USAID/South Africa. The incumbent will not only support clinical and public health programming within this team, but will serve as a bridge between the care and treatment team and the cross-cutting, social and health systems strengthening and HIV prevention teams.

The contractor will independently provide support services to satisfy the objectives of the USAID/South Africa Health Office for the country of South Africa (USAID/South Africa).

The primary objective is to:
Provide senior expert advice and recommendations and serve as the primary resource for technical guidance for USAID/South Africa's HIV/AIDS care and support activities including but not limited to, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT), pediatric and adolescent care, and linkages with communities for programs funded through the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in South Africa.

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Solicitation 1 SOL-674-14-000015_Senior_HIVAIDS_Care_&_Support_Tech._Adv.doc Senior HIV/AIDS Care and Support Technical Advisor (South Africa)
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