Updated Aug 08, 2019CLOSED

USAID Uganda Health Care Waste Management Activity

Offered by U.S. Agency for International Development

The principal purpose of the Health Care Waste Management Activity (HCWMA) is to remediate the potential human health and environmental impacts of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC), Maternal, Newborn and Child Care (MNCH) and Family Planning (FP)-related hazardous health care waste (HCW) through safe and proper segregation, collection, storage, transportation, treatment, and disposal. The overall goal of the proposed HCWM Activity is to remediate the potential impacts on human health and the environment of HCW generated in conjunction with PEPFAR-funded VMMC procedures and MNCH and FP activities.
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GrantType
CLOSEDAug 19, 2019Deadline
From $4,500,000Amount
36Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented in:
RegionN/A
CountryUganda
Focus AreasHealth Systems (Health)
Waste Management (Environment)
Maternal Newborn and Child Health (Health)
Eligibility for this award is restricted to any local Ugandan organization meeting the criteria under paragraph (1), or (2) below:
(1) An individual must be a citizen or lawfully admitted permanent resident of and have his/herprincipal place of business in the country served by the PEPFAR program with which theindividual is or may become involved, and a sole proprietorship must be owned by such anindividual; or
(2) An entity (e.g., a corporation or partnership):
a) must be incorporated or legally organized under the laws of, and have its principal place ofbusiness in, the country served by the PEPFAR program with which the entity is or may becomeinvolved;
b) must be at 75% for FY 2018 beneficially owned by individuals who are citizens or lawfullyadmitted permanent residents of that same country, per sub-paragraph (2)(a), or by othercorporations, partnerships or other arrangements that are local partners under this paragraph orparagraph (3);
c) at least 75% for FY 2018 of the entity’s staff (senior, mid-level, support) must be citizens or lawfully admitted permanent residents of that same country, per sub-paragraph (2)(a), and at least 75% for FY 2018 of the entity’s senior staff (i.e., managerial and professional personnel) must be citizens or lawfully admitted permanent residents of such country; and
d) where an entity has a Board of Directors, at least 51% of the members of the Board must alsobe citizens or lawfully admitted permanent residents of such country.
(3) Partner government ministries (e.g., Ministry of Health), sub-units of government ministries,and parastatal organizations in the country served by the PEPFAR program are considered local partners. A parastatal organization is defined as a fully or partially government-owned orgovernment-funded organization. Such enterprises may function through a board of directors,similar to private corporations. However, ultimate control over the organization rests with thegovernment.
Note: To be considered a local organization/firm, the organization/firm must submit supportingdocumentation demonstrating their organization meets at least one of the three criteria listedabove.
USAID welcomes applications from organizations that have not previously received financial
assistance from USAID.

Other Requirements

Financial Statements
While there is no mandatory cost sharing requirement, USAID encourages recipient cost share for activity implementation. Such contributions may be provided directly by the recipient; other multilateral, bilateral, and foundation donors; host governments; and local organizations, communities and private businesses that contribute financially and in-kind to implementation of activities at the country level.

Application Directions

Applications must be submitted by email.

Attachments

USAID-Uganda.pdf
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