STTA for Project Evaluation Remote Diagnostic and Patient EMR System,HANIF EVA-BHN

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STTA for Project Evaluation Remote Diagnostic and Patient EMR System,HANIF EVA-BHN

5 October, 2018

Palladium Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd
End Date: 14 Oct, 2018
Country :Pakistan
Positions :1
Post Type:Job
Start Date :02 Oct, 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.

HANIF’s Purpose:

“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
    • Relevance
    • Effectiveness
    • Efficiency
    • Impact
    • Sustainability

Methodology:

  1. 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

  • Briefing by HANIF on scope of project
  • Review of project document and progress reports
  • Development of assessment methodology and tools
  • Agreement on field  activities & timeframes

 

2 days

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evaluation work plan and timeframe;

Tools with questions

2 Meetings and discussions with Stakeholders

 

  • Discussions with project staff,
  • Meeting with key stakeholders
  • Field visits and data verification

 

 

Presentation of findings to HANIF

  • Hold meeting with HANIF to present preliminary findings  get feedback and  draft recommendations to finalize the report and  incorporate feedback into recommendations
7 days Documented records of interviews and field data collected

 

 

 

 

 

Draft evaluation findings.

 

 

 

 

3 Writing Report

  • Draft Report & Final Report

Report should:

  • Contain an executive summary (mandatory)
  • Be analytical in nature (both quantitative and qualitative)
  • Be structured around successes/gaps, related findings, lessons learnt
  • Include recommendations  and way forward
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.

Deliverables:

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.

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