5 October, 2018
Under EVA-BHN funding has been made available through the Health and Nutrition Innovation Fund (HANIF) to foster innovative and out-of-box solutions to increase the access and impact of services in maternal health and nutrition which particularly benefit poor women and girls. The fund focuses on demand, service delivery and social accountability related to RMNCH and nutrition services to reduce maternal and child mortality for the benefit of poor communities.
“To fund innovative solutions leading to improvement in health and nutrition services for women and children in Punjab and KP”.
For HANIF innovations are defined as the testing of a new idea, a new way of implementing an existing idea or the adaptation/scale up of successful ideas from other geographical areas and sectors’.
Three funding streams are available to potential applicants. These have been designed to allow a wide range of organisations to apply to HANIF depending on the quality of evidence available on intervention efficacy, assessed likelihood of intervention success, and applicant capacity to implement.
Stream 1: Funding up to 50,000 GBP this is for Pilots that are being tested for the first time and
Stream 2: Funding up to 200,000 GBP this is after the pilot is tested it is implemented after making necessary changes in the design.
Stream 3: Funding up to 400,000 GBP is for Scale up that demonstrate success during pilot or innovation followed by implementation stage
HANIF invites projects on priority topics that are linked to PHNP like Family Planning, Skilled birth attendance, Nutrition and Immunisation from eligible applicants. The projects funded by HANIF are implemented in Punjab and KP and cover one priority area. These projects have to be evaluated independently to establish their success and potential for scalability, sustainability and replicability in a wider geographical area with additional grant funding.
Project title: Remote Diagnostic and Patient EMR System
Scope of work
HANIF has funded one of its projects in Round 03, which is implementing an innovative approach which has to be evaluated.
Project brief: Project proposal will be shared.
The evaluation is expected to begin on 22nd of October 2018 and the final report must be submitted by 13thNovember2018.
The objectives of the evaluation for HANIF and DFID are:
- To what extent has the project achieved its objectives?Were the objectives realistic and will these help in the achievement of the outcomes in the long run. (HANIF)
- Evaluate users perspective on the usefulness of the intervention (HANIF)
- What is the level of stakeholders buy-in for this scale up (HANIF)
- Does the innovation demonstrate value for money
- Were the resources utilized efficiently
- Assess project on DAC criteria
- A thorough review of the project key documents and development of evaluation tools and plan
The following will apply:
|Activity||Estimated time||Key outputs|
|1||Preparation by consultant
Evaluation work plan and timeframe;
Tools with questions
|2||Meetings and discussions with Stakeholders
Presentation of findings to HANIF
|7 days||Documented records of interviews and field data collected
Draft evaluation findings.
|8 days||Draft report delivered to HANIF.
Final report after incorporation of HANIF comments.
|Time allocated to the Assignment||17 days|
Soft copies of Project key documents will be shared with the consultant.
The consultant must undertake this work directly themselves and not through assistants/third party. The consultant must maintain strict confidentiality of all information shared and will be required to liaise with Innovation Manager as appropriate until the satisfactory completion of the consultancy.
A comprehensive report with set of recommendations for future scalability.
The report should be submitted in English language and should be of high quality to share with outside agencies, donors or interested third parties.