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2020 Safe Use of Paracetamol for Children RFP


RFx ID : 23421695
Tender Name : 2020 Safe Use of Paracetamol for Children RFP
Reference # :
Open Date : Monday, 12 October 2020 9:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date  : Wednesday, 25 November 2020 1:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 85000000 - Healthcare Services
  • New Zealand
Exemption Reason : Other Exemption
Justification : Applications are required to be submitted via HRC Gateway (the HRC's online application system).
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Scott Aitken
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC), Medsafe (a business unit of the Ministry of Health), and the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) have formed this funding initiative to invest in 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 seek 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.

Please refer to the RFP for more information. The RFP, application form and application guidelines are available on HRC Gateway (