Call for Consultants

by HCC

3 characters positioned behind a deskThe HCC is seeking to expand our database of consultants with expertise in the area of NCD prevention and control. The HCC relies on consultants to support the implementation of our projects in the short, medium and long-term. To this end we are inviting individual consultants and consulting firms to submit CVs to the HCC. Submitted CVs will be reviewed to ensure they meet the selection criteria and if successful they will be placed in our consultant database. Please note that consultants do not need to be based in the Caribbean but must meet the selection criteria outlined below. The database will be the first resource we turn to when consultancy opportunities arise.

Please see below selection criteria.

1. NCD Prevention and Control Expertise including any or all of the 5*5

a. 5 NCDs: cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes, chronic respiratory diseases and mental health and neurological disorders; as well as the 5 main NCD risk factors: tobacco use, harmful use of alcohol, unhealthy diet, insufficient physical activity, and air pollution.

2. CARICOM/Caribbean Expertise

3. Area of Expertise

a. Healthy Food Policy*

b. Tobacco Control

c. Alcohol Control

d. Physical Activity

e. Mental Health

f. Cervical Cancer control

g. Multisectoral/ multi stakeholder responses/mechanisms for NCDs*

h. Commercial Determinants of Health (Good governance, conflict of interest management, countering policy interference)*

4. Special Skills within the context of NCDs

a. Communications*

b. Public Relations (PR)*#

c. Public health writing (Op Eds etc.)*

d. Law and NCDs (including human-rights based approaches)

e. Meaningful Engagement of People Living with NCDs*

f. Meaningful Engagement of Young People*

g. Strategic Planning*

h. Monitoring and Evaluation*

If you are interested, kindly submit your CV to HCC at with the subject: HCC CALL FOR CONSULTANTS. In the body of the email please indicate your area of expertise, any special skills and your location. Please submit your CV by 31 May 2024. If you miss this call, we will be sending out further calls in the 3rd quarter of 2024.

*Current priority needs.