United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Bangladesh issued a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) on October 18, 2016 seeking game-changing solutions to advancing universal health coverage (UHC) in Bangladesh. The purpose of the BAA is to utilize the Smiling Sun network of clinics to effectively introduce and expand UHC through innovative health financing approaches including, but not limited to, health insurance and payment linked to credit and/or performance.
The HIV/AIDS Partnership: Impact through Prevention, Private Sector and Evidence-based Programming (PIPPSE) was a five-year project funded by USAID/India, designed to support national efforts in preventing HIV in India through institution strengthening and innovative approaches targeting the general population, key populations (KPs), and priority populations (PPs). Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) served as the Prime partner with sub-partners, Futures Group International India Pvt Ltd (Futures) and Population Services International (PSI).
Evaluation questions: 1) How effectively is HIV React making the transition from general HIV prevention to HIV case identification, linkage to antiretroviral (ARV) treatment and achieving adherence and retention in care in both prisons and the community, post-release? 2) What are the project’s strengths, weaknesses and gaps? and 3) What are the constraints to successful implementation of this project?
The MaMoni-HSS Project is a four-year, USAID-funded project awarded on September 24th, 2013 and ending on September 23rd, 2017. The award is led by Jhpiego and implemented in country by Save the Children Bangladesh. At the macro level, MaMoni-HSS efforts are designed to contribute to the achievement of USAID/Bangladesh Development Objective (DO) 3 in the country: to stabilize the population and improve health and nutrition.
The purpose of the Mayer Hashi II (MH-II) Project Mid-Term Performance Evaluation is to assess the effectiveness of the project's approach to increasing the utilization of family planning (FP) services with a focus on long-acting and permanent methods (LAPMs). The evaluation assesses the achievements and results against expectations and the relevance of project activities to date.
This endline evaluation of the PEPFAR USAID/Cambodia HIV/AIDS Flagship Project was designed to serve three purposes: (1) to assess the project’s performance and the extent to which it has been able to meet its intended objectives; (2) to document lessons learned and best practices; and (3) to make recommendations to inform and improve future program directions and effectiveness.
The U.S. Agency for International Development in the Philippines (USAID/Philippines) contracted for an independent team of health and policy experts to conduct a portfolio-wide evaluation of its assistance in health. The evaluation comes as USAID begins to develop its strategy for future engagement in the health sector in the Philippines. It coincides with elections for a new president and comes as health budgets continue to grow and increasing numbers of low-income families are being covered by social insurance.
This midterm evaluation of USAID’s PEPFAR project, Strengthening of HIV/AIDS Services for Key Populations in Papua New Guinea (PNG), was designed to serve five main purposes:
Since 1994, with the support of USAID|DELIVER Project, the Government of Nepal’s (GoN) Ministry of Health (MoH) has implemented the use of a logistics management information system (LMIS). Additionally, Nepal rolled out a web-based electronic LMIS (eLMIS) in 2008. While coverage and use of the tools is available down to the District level, challenges still remain in reaching the facilities at the health post and primary health care centers.
This report was prepared in response to the request from United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for a review of its investments and approach to providing technical assistance to Nepal’s Ministry of Health (MOH) over a 25-year period (from 1990 to 2015).