Research

Donor

Action Controlla Faim  

Name of Project

SMART Survey

Amount of Funding

USD 19,000

Dates of Funding

Start

Jan-2016

End

Feb-2016

Purpose of grant

The overall objective of this study was to identify the barriers and factors and facilitate the high coverage, compliance and utilization of IFA supplement during pregnancy in MI project areas in Afghanistan.

Activities

Conducting Focus Group Discussion (FGD) 
Conducting in-depth interviews (IDIs)
Desk reviews 
Health facility assessment 
Observation of health facilities activities

Coverage area

Ghazni Province

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Donor

Counterpart International  

Name of Project

Evidence-based Advocacy for the Implementation of Elimination of Violence Against Violence (EVAW) Law in Kunar Province 

Amount of Funding

USD

Dates of Funding

Start

Feb-2015

End

Jun-2015

Purpose of grant

The overall objective of this study was to identify the barriers and factors and facilitate the high coverage, compliance and utilization of IFA supplement during pregnancy in MI project areas in Afghanistan.

Activities

Conducting Focus Group Discussion (FGD) 
Conducting in-depth interviews (IDIs)
Desk reviews 
Health facility assessment 
Observation of health facilities activities

Coverage area

Kunar Province

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Donor

Micronutrient Initiative

Name of Project

Rapid Assessment of Knowledge, Attitudes And Practices (KAP) of Pregnant Women and Health Workers on the use of Iron & Folic Acid (IFA) Supplements in Logar, Nangarhar, and Badakhshan Provinces Afghanistan

Amount of Funding

USD 17,000

Dates of Funding

Start

Feb-2015

End

Jun-2015

Purpose of grant

The overall objective of this study was to identify the barriers and factors and facilitate the high coverage, compliance and utilization of IFA supplement during pregnancy in MI project areas in Afghanistan.

Activities

Conducting Focus Group Discussion (FGD) 
Conducting in-depth interviews (IDIs)
Desk reviews 
Health facility assessment 
Observation of health facilities activities

Coverage area

Logar, Nangarhar and Badakhshan Provinces

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Donor

Marie Stopes International – UK

Name of Project

Program Evaluation of Marie Stopes International in Afghanistan

Amount of Funding

USD 65,000

Dates of Funding

Start

01 September 2014

End

31 December 2014

Purpose of grant

The objective of the is to assess the effectiveness and capacity of MSIA, MSIA’s progress against objectives and the impact of the project over time. Specifically, it will look at the achieved results from the period 2009 to the present against set objectives as outlined in project proposals and the MSIA strategic plan.

Activities

Conducting Focus Group Discussion (FGD)
Conducting in-depth interviews (IDIs)
Desk reviews
Health facility assessment
Observation of health facilities activities

Coverage area

Kabul, Herat and Balkh Provinces

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Donor

Zahra Foundation

Name of Project

Assessment of service delivery by community health volunteers in Baghlan

Amount of Funding

AFA 50,000

Dates of Funding

Start

August 2011

End

September 2011

Purpose of grant

To find out whether the community health volunteers contribute to improving maternal and child health of the target communities 

Activities

Randomly selecting CHWs (male and female)
Designing questionnaires for interview
Training data collectors
Data analysis and reporting

Coverage area

Baghlan –e Makazi, Polikhomri, Khenjan and Deh Salah districts