Internal Procurement

27 September 2022


Country  Trinidad and Tobago


Name of Project – OECS Regional Health Project (P168539)


Loan No./Credit No./ Grant No.:  IDA-D5120


Assignment Title:  Development of Course by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

                                 Course Development – Climate Change and Health


Reference No.: TT-CARPHA-308611-CS-INDV


The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the OECS Regional Health Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services for the Development of Course by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) Course Development – Climate Change and Health



To contribute to the strengthening of the surveillance systems of the Caribbean though increasing the capacity building of human health resources competent in applied epidemiology and public health surveillance.




To develop a 4-week training course: “Climate Change and Health” using an online modality, targeted towards public health care professionals working in the Caribbean Region.


The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment are attached with this REOI .


The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) now invites eligible consulting individuals (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria is as follows:



The candidate must possess the following qualifications and experience:


Academic Qualifications



Specific Experience        


  • Training or experience  in online instructional design, training and development, evaluation methods and techniques,  education or a related field.
  • Three (3) years’ experience and demonstrated competencies with developing environmental health based translational materials
  • Working knowledge of work-based training and education programmes


General Experience


  • At least 5 (five) years relevant and practical professional experience related to climate change (climate change adaptation, natural resource management, or other relevant discipline)
  • At least 1 (one) year’s specific experience in developing online training and exposure to the Learning Management System (LMS) Moodle.



  • Excellent knowledge of English – written and spoken


IT Skills


  • Demonstrated ability to effectively use software programmes such as Microsoft Office suite of tools including SharePoint
  • Demonstrated experience with online platforms and relevant web-based software.


Other requirements

  • A sound understanding of public health issues along with the cultural and political challenges faced by Caribbean territories as demonstrated by involvement in projects treating with public health issues
  • Experience working with Caribbean countries will be an asset


Duration of the assignment: The contract will be for a period of 3 months


The attention of interested individual Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” dated July 2016, revised November 2017,and August 2018, setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.  Please refer to paragraph 3.17 of the Procurement Regulations on conflict of interest related to this assignment which is available on the Bank’s website at



A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Open Competitive Selection of Individual Consultants set out in the Procurement Regulations.


Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Monday to Friday.


Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by October 14th 2022.


Caribbean Public Health Agency

Kern Cassell – Procurement Officer

16-18 Jamaica Boulevard, Federation Park

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Tel: 1-868-622-4261

Fax: 1-868-622-2792



Please see terms of reference document attached below:


  1. RequestforExpressionofInterest-CoursedevelopmentClimateChangeandHealth.pdf 9/27/2022 6:24:58 PM