eC2: Process evaluation of Early Child Development accompanying measures to the Safety Nets Program in Niger

Deadline: 02-Nov-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)maternal-and-child-healthcare-shofco-dec18-4489

Objective: The Government of Niger, with support from the World Bank, is currently implementing a Safety Nets Program that provides cash transfers and promotes behavioral change measures conducive to early child development and nutrition.
A process evaluation will assess the fidelity including quality of implementation of the behavioral change component in the second phase of the program. The evaluation will also seek a better understanding of linkages with health, education and civil registration services that work on early child development and how these can be strengthened. The mixed methods approach of the evaluation will entail observations of program activities, as well as focus group discussions and interviews with program actors and beneficiaries. The process evaluation is tentatively planned to be implemented in January/February 2018, with preparatory activities started in 2017.

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eC2: PKH MATERNAL AND CHILD NUTRITION STATUS MONITORING INFORMATION SYSTEM TOOLS

Deadline:  11-Oct-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Water crisis:  Child sitting on cracked earth near drying water

The purpose of this consultancy is: a) To develop a compilation tool of PKH beneficiary maternal and child nutrition status information to be supplied to local governments for monitoring and planning purpose, particularly related to health service capacity building and community level water and sanitation development, early childhood education; and b) to develop policy options on the complementarity of incentive mechanisms and facilitation structures across different social and development programs to improve multisector convergence at local level and develop a strategy to enhance synergy and complementarities. The consultancy firm will develop the strategic system to use such tools to improve the capacity of program actors. The development process should be in line with PKH indicators especially on addressing the maternal and child health in relation with the first thousand days movement initiative and that the strategy will focus on management data information system with main target audience being District Health Office, Puskesmas staff, Subdistrict and Village Head, PKH facilitators, village health kader (kader posyandu)

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eConsultant2: Ghana – Baseline Data Collection for Community Performance Based Financing (CPBF) Impact Evaluation

The EOI is for a baseline data collection (currently maternal-and-child-healthcare-shofco-dec18-4489planned for Nov. and Dec. 2015) for the CPBF IE, as part of a WB-supported Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Project.

The survey includes 8 districts in 4 regions: Northern: North Gonja, West Gonja; Upper East: Bawku West, Talensi; Upper West: Lawra, Nandom; Volta: Agortime Ziope, Kadjebi Continue reading

Business Plan Development – Maternal & Child Death

The Global Financing Facility (GFF) supports countries in their efforts to mobilize additional domestic and international resources required to scale up and sustain essential health services for women, children and adolescents.

The objective of this consultancy is to support the GFF Business Planning Team lead by the Bank to support the Development and Launch of the Business Plan for the GFF through a consultative process involving several front runner countries, development partners and interested Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Adolescent and Child Health (RMNCAH) stakeholders.

See full tender here: Business Plan Development Maternal & Child Death

Expression of Interest Deadline: 06 December 2014