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Call for proposal for facilitators: High-level Meeting: Universal Health Coverage as a Tool to Combat Infectious Diseases

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29 Jan 2018

The creation of Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)’s Public Health Network (ASEF PHN) was granted its in-principal approval at the ASEM Senior Officials Meeting in 2008. Since its official launch in 2009, ASEF PHN has been contributing to improve ASEM Partners’[1] capacity for managing public health emergencies by targeting experts from both health and non-health sectors (governments, international organisations, non-profit organisations, business corporations, academia, and media) across Asia and Europe. The High-level Meeting: Universal Health Coverage as a Tool to Combat Infectious Diseases is a new theme for ASEF PHN to address. This is a 10th anniversary event organised by the ASEF Public Health Network (PHN) with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

ASEF PHN is seeking an independent consultant/consulting company to undertake a role of facilitator for the High-level Meeting.

  • Role: Facilitator/s for the meeting, pre-meeting preparation and post-meeting report development
  • Event date & location: 30-31 May 2018, Tokyo, Japan
  • Time frame: From end-March to end-June 2017
    (preparation, implementation and reporting)

The expectations for this role are:

  • Collaborate with ASEF in preparation and designing the programme of the meeting by contributing technical expertise, including write-up of simulation scenario if required;
  • Facilitate the meeting (ice-breaker, panel and group discussions, simulation exercises, and wrap up);
  • Provide assistance for communication strategies including use of social media; and
  • Produce a report of the meeting.

Interested parties should send a draft proposal including brief information about the company and methodology to implement the activities (maximum 5 pages, please refer to application from, which includes financial proposal), together with their CV and accompanying cover letter demonstrating suitability. If you form a team of more than 2 people, indicate their role(s).

Applications should be emailed to Ms Riko KIMOTO, Project Executive for ASEF Public Health Network ( by Sunday, 25 February 2018, 23:59 (Singapore time). Please direct your inquiries to Riko.

For more details, please see the full text of the Call for Proposals.

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