Local Consultant for supporting sampling and testing

Background information

Family Health International (FHI 360) is a non-profit international development organization dedicated to improving lives through integrated and locally driven solutions. FHI 360 works in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication, and social marketing etc. FHI 360’s work is grounded in research and by advancing science, strengthened by partnerships and focuses on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.

The Fleming Fund Country Grant is the first grant from the government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) funding for Viet Nam to address critical gaps in surveillance of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Vietnam. It has been created in response to a Request for Support from the Government of Vietnam to tackle one of the public health priorities in the Global Action Plan on AMR. This grant aligns with the national antimicrobial resistance (AMR) policy framework and with the investments made by other donors and stakeholders in this area. The FF is a One Health initiative to fight AMR in low- and middle-income countries. The goal of the FF is to avert the human and economic burden of AMR. Through the Fleming Fund (FF) country grant for Vietnam, FHI 360 and partners in Vietnam have been working hard to mitigate the threat of AMR with a focus on strengthening the national AMR surveillance system; to exchange AMR and AMU surveillance data between the HH and AH sectors following the “One Health” approach through strengthening AMR and AMU surveillance systems in each sector. This first Fleming Fund Country Grant for Vietnam focuses on strengthening the antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and antimicrobial use (AMU) surveillance systems in both the human and animal health sectors towards the One Health Approach to bring together multi-sectoral stakeholders to share surveillance data and gain better understanding of AMR and AMU, contributing to the government’s efforts of developing national multi-sectoral AMR/AMU stewardship strategies and plans.

The National Consultant will provide high-level technical and professional supports for the process of design and implementation of AMR active surveillance program for the animal health sector. The consultant will work closely with a technical working group, the national technical consultant and the relevant departments within the DAH as well as other relevant partners and sectors, if any, to make sure that the surveillance plan will come into being and complete all required report with more details in the attached file.


Application to this call should be submitted by email to [email protected] with a copy to [email protected] no later than 24 November 2022 with subject line “FF_Application for Local Consultant – supporting sampling and testing”

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
FHI 360
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2022-11-24