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    The national Assessment of Health Extension Program (HEP), 2018 - 2019.

    Funding Source:  Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Funding Mechanism:  Grant

    Description: MERQ is responsible to independently conduct the national level comprehensive assessment of the HEP from inception to final dissemination of results to national and international audience. The assessment involved 62 woredas randomly selected from all regions, 343 health posts and 179 catchment health centres, 7,122 households, 584 health extension workers and close to 13,000 respondents in agrarian and pastoralist settings. This assessment also examined   more than 2,000 respondents from urban settings.  

    Collaborators: FMOH, Regional Health Bureaus

    Scope: National level

    TT plus project evaluation in Bale and East Shoa zone of Oromia region Ethiopia, 2019.
    Land scape analysis of the status of Regional Health Bureaus in Ethiopia, 2018.
    Comprehensive research method training, 2018.
    Effectiveness of use of Chlorhexidine, 2018.
    Perceived acceptability and feasibility of inhaled oxytocin intervention for the prevention of postpartum haemorrhage in low resource settings, 2016 to 2017.
    Collaborators: MONASH University, Australia Oxytocin Injection Quality in Ethiopia: A Post Marketing Surveillance study in public and private facilities across three regions, 2017.
    Deciphering Barriers for Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Services in Ethiopia (RMNCH), 2017.
    End-line project evaluation, 2017.
    Baseline Assessment of the status of RH services, teaching and research in Ten Midwifery Schools and two Medical Schools in Ethiopia 2017.
    Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations (GAVI), 2016 &2017.
    Integration of MDSR with PHEM in Ethiopia, 2016.
    Maternal Death Surveillance and Response (MDSR), 2014.
    Advanced Clinical Monitoring (ACM), 2013.
    Effectiveness of training of HIV care providers to use mental health screening in identifying patients with mental health issues 2013
    End-term Project Evaluation of Treatment Literacy and Adherence Education


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