Sexual|Reproductive Health

Umodzi – research on gender synchronized approaches to adolescent lifeskills

The aim of Umodzi Project was to test the effectiveness of adding gender conscious practice curriculum (GCP) and intergenerational dialogues on existing Auntie Stella life skills curriculum to accelerate and enhance adolescent life skills and sexual reproductive health programming. CARE Malawi contracted the CDM to implement the evaluation to compliment routine monitoring activities and establish the effectiveness of the gender synchronized approach. (169 pages) Read More...

Umodzi -using a gender synchronized approach to accelerate impact-midline

The Umodzi Project aims to test the effectiveness and scalability of a gender synchronized and transformational approach to accelerate and enhance the impact of integrated adolescent life skills and sexual reproductive health (SRH) programming. The Umodzi project relies on coordinating existing initiatives to achieve: 1) Adoption of gender-equitable attitudes and behaviours among adolescent boys and girls in primary school; 2) Improved health and development knowledge, attitudes, self-efficacy, and self-care practices among adolescent boys and girls in primary school; and, 3) Enhanced inter-generational relationships between men and boys and women and girls that are supportive of adolescent gender and SRHR. The Midterm Evaluation (MTE) of the project aimed to explore the effect of UMODZI gender conscious practice (GCP)) on gender conscious attitudes; and on further outcomes identified in coordination with the development of GCP curriculum and Theory of Change. (76 pages) Read More...

Umodzi -using a gender synchronized approach to accelerate impact-baseline

This 112 page baseline study provides quantitative and qualitative data on the UMODZI research project, whose aim is to test the effectiveness and scalability of a gender synchronized and transformational approach to accelerate and enhance the impact of integrated adolescent life skills and sexual reproductive health programming. UMODZI is funded through the Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Read More...

RAPPORT FINAL D’EVALUATION: PROGRAMME PLANNING FAMILIAL ITINERANT (PFI) DE CARE-SERA

Ce rapport est l’évaluation finale du projet de SERA ROMANIA ‘Planning Familial Itinérant’ (PFI), dont le but global était de développer des services itinérants de planning familial afin de limiter le nombre de grossesses non désirées et dans le cas de grossesses, d’en améliorer le suivi en Roumanie. L’évaluation a été commanditée par CARE France. [25 pages] Read More...

The Effect of Addressing Demand for as well as Supply of Emergency Obstetric Care in Dinajpur, Bangladesh

The Dinajpur SafeMother initiative (DSI) was designed to test the impact of several interventions on use of obstetric services in government health facilities in Northwester Bangladesh during 1998-2001. Intervention: Facility-based interventions included upgrading health facilities. The sub-district hospitals or Upazila Health Centers (UHCs) had earlier been upgraded to provide basic emergency obstetric care. The project undertook activities designed to improve the quality of care in the facilities which included team-building among providers, case reviews, and a stakeholders' committee. [10 pages] Read More...

Highlands Sexual, Reproductive and Maternal Health Project

For CARE staff involved in the Highlands Sexual, Reproductive and Maternal Health (HSRMH) project – a project conducted in small communities in the very remote highlands of Papua New Guinea where health indicators are some of the worst in the world – this story demonstrates the significant changes possible from the Community Workshop Series and the project at large. [37 pages] Read More...

Nepal Earthquake Recovery Response Restoration of Health Facilities with Improved Access to SRMH and WASH Services Baseline Report

The overall objective of this survey was to establish the baseline values on the project indicators as provided in the project logical framework and monitoring and evaluation (M & E) plan. The baseline survey is part of an initial program assessment to inform setting of benchmarks before project intervention that will determine achievements the project’s achievements at the end of the implementation period. The baseline will also provide opportunity to validate design assumptions, updating context information in the target VDCs and inform changes on the design of the project in the logical framework and any necessary alignment on monitoring indicators. Read More...

PCTFI Malawi: FY15 to FY17 Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Plan

The redesigned PCTFI Malawi project takes a holistic approach to adolescent girls’ empowerment with interventions in education and SRH underpinned by cross-cutting activities in gender, participatory governance and capacity building and buoyed by a proactive learning agenda to influence policy at all levels through advocacy. Its goal is to empower adolescent girls in rural Kasungu to claim and exercise their rights to good quality education and sexual and reproductive information and services.
The project strategy leverages six years of PCTFI implementation in Malawi, best practices, lessons learned and proven approaches and tools for the CARE world; and opportunities for collaboration at all levels to map out the pathways to achieving the impact goal. The proposed interventions are organized under 3 thematic areas related to the adolescent girl’s agency and relations and to the structures that influence her empowerment. Read More...

Umodzi Project Midterm Survey Report

The Umodzi Project is a research project, whose aim is to test the effectiveness and scalability of a gender synchronized, transformational approach to accelerate and enhance the impact of integrated adolescent life skills and sexual reproductive health programming. The Umodzi project approach relies on the coordinated action of two existing initiatives to achieve the following outcomes:
➢ Adoption of gender-equitable attitudes and behaviours among adolescent boys and girls in primary school. ➢ Improved health and development knowledge, attitudes, self-efficacy, and self-care practices among adolescent boys and girls in primary school. ➢ Enhanced inter-generational relationships between men and boys and women and girls that are supportive of adolescent gender and SRHR Read More...

Umodzi Project Baseline Survey Report

In 2016, CARE Malawi selected Centre for Development Management (CDM) as a research part for the UMODZI Project, which is implemented in Kasungu District. The UMODZI Project is a research project, whose aim is to test the effectiveness and scalability of a gender synchronized, transformational approach to accelerate and enhance the impact of integrated adolescent life skills and sexual reproductive health programming. The Umodzi project approach relies on the coordinated action of two existing initiatives to achieve the following outcomes:
o Adoption of gender-equitable attitudes and behaviours among adolescent boys and girls in primary school. o Improved health and development knowledge, attitudes, self-efficacy, and selfcare practices among adolescent boys and girls in primary school. o Enhanced inter-generational relationships between men and boys and women and girls that are supportive of adolescent gender and SRHR Read More...

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