Evidence Generation

Implementation research will evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the programme and generate the evidence to reproduce and scale up interventions and solutions to increasing availability and improving quality of care for integrated HIV, TB and malaria services during ANC and PNC.

  • PHD Students: The programme provides scholarships for two PhD students in Tanzania (Maria Angelica Rweyemamu and Zainab Hassan Suleiman) who through their study findings will build on the current knowledge in each of the countries to help inform decision making on policy change and to improve teaching modalities for capacity strengthening of healthcare providers in ANC and PNC.
  • Economic evaluation Kenya: In partnership with the Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management department in the university of Bocconi, the overall cost effectiveness of the interventions in Kenya will be assessed to understand the value for money associated with the interventions to improve the integration of ANC and PNC services. It is hoped that the research will help inform policy makers on how best to prioritise limited healthcare resources.

  • Systematic review to evaluate the effectiveness of blended learning approaches that have been used for capacity strengthening of healthcare practitioners in delivering sexual and reproductive health services in low-and-middle income countries (LMICs).
  • ANC and PNC blended learning feasibility study is a mixed methods approach to assess the feasibility, change in healthcare providers' knowledge and costs of the blended learning package in Nigeria, Tanzania, and Kenya. The results of the blended learning study can be found here.
  • Secondary data analysis

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