As a part of the Canadian government’s initiative to improve accountability for its maternal and child health investments, The Institute for International Programs (IIP) is leading the development of new tools to assist countries and Canadian partners in implementing strong measurement approaches for MNCH&N programs. In addition to developing the tools and validating their application in low-income country settings, IIP will provide capacity building and technical assistance to Canadian experts who will support implementers of MNCH&N activities globally.
The Research Associate will support the Real Accountability: Data Analysis for Results (RADAR) project. This is a full- time faculty position within the International Health Department.
Mali Country Team (approximately 50%)
As a part of the three-person Mali country support team, support the following tasks: Coordinate meetings and track progress of the Mali country team Liaise between the Mali team and the broader RADAR team, including reporting on Mali progress during RADAR meetings Liaise between the JHU RADAR team and the two Canadian NGO partners being supported in Mali Provide logistical support for NGO partners’ in-country evaluation activities Prepare portions of annual program report related to Mali Implementation Strength Assessment / Quality of Care (approximately 50%)
Support team members in development of ISA and QOC tools, including: Background research and consultation to identify globally-recognized indicators and methods for collecting process and output data Supporting experts consultancy meetings to finalize tools Developing and testing tools to capture implementation strength and/or quality of care of maternal, child health, nutrition and sexual, reproductive health programs Creating and testing electronic tools to collect these data (CAPI) Supporting field-based implementation of tools
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