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2020 Safe Use of Paracetamol for Children RFP


RFx ID : 23421514
Tender Name : 2020 Safe Use of Paracetamol for Children RFP
Reference # :
Open Date : Wednesday, 7 October 2020 3:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date  : Wednesday, 25 November 2020 1:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Notice of Information (Advance Notice) (NOI)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 85000000 - Healthcare Services
  • New Zealand
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Scott Aitken
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

On Monday 12 October 2020 the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC), Medsafe (a business unit of the Ministry of Health), and the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) will release a Request for Proposals (RFP) to fund health research that will provide evidence of effective strategies that support parents, caregivers and whānau to safely administer paracetamol to children in their care.

Through this RFP, the funding partners are seeking to fund high quality research that will investigate caregivers’ needs when it comes to the safe use of paracetamol for children in Aotearoa New Zealand, and co-design with key stakeholders and consumers effective strategies tailored to caregivers’ needs.

There is a total funding pool of $400,000 (exclusive of GST). The funding partners expect to fund one exemplary proposal within this funding pool with a duration of up to 24 months.

Funding will be available for research starting from May 2021.

All the details, including the RFP and application forms and guidelines, will be made available on HRC Gateway ( when the funding call is released.