Pamphlet Translator

The Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, Department of Health and Social Affairs(HSA) invites bid proposals for interested Non-Government Organizations(NGOs), and/or Community Based Organizations(CBOs) in Pohnpei to implement the Immunization materials translated and developed culturally appropriate Pohnpei language Vaccine Information Statement(VIS) Pamphlets.

Project Goal: Successful Completion of Immunization Pohnpeian VIS Translation Project.

Location: The Contractor selected will be working preferably in Pohnpei State and must have the capacity to communicate frequently and effectively with the FSM National Government Located in Palikir, Pohnpei.

Selection: The Project is open to interested parties. The contractor must have good in-depth knowledge in translating, producing and designing quality and culturally appropriate VIS pamphlets from English to Pohnpeian. The Contractor must be able to demonstrate practical hands-on experience related to the duties indicated below:

Duties: The Contractor’s obligation will include, but not necessarily limited to the following responsibilities:

1)   Translate and back translate all the fourteen (14) VIS from English to the local Pohnpeian vernacular to increase and promote public education and awareness relating to the importance of immunization;

2)      All translation should be in the layman terms or wordings for simple easy reading and understanding to the all the general Pohnpeian speaking population;

3)      Provide electronic copy of all the said VIS in word document to the FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs for ownership and editing purposes in the future.

Funding for this project will be available for duration of six (6) months starting from July 2011 to December 2011. All interested parties must address the following information in their bid proposal.

1.       Provide a detail plan of action with proposed budget.

Applications and/or bid proposals are currently being accepted and the deadline for submission of proposal is by close of business on June 6, 2011.

For more information, please contact FSM Department of Health and Social Affairs, Secretary for detail description and proposal requirements.

Please address all proposals to:

Dr. Vita A. Skilling
Department of Health and Social Affairs
Capitol Street
P.O. Box PS-70
Palikir Station, Pohnpei 96941
Tel: 691-320-2619/2643/2872
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The FSM National Government is an equal opportunity employer. The Government reserves the right to refuse any and all bids based on established FSM Government bidding standards.

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