Monthly Archives: February 2014

How evidence-based is evidence-informed policy making?

In February 2012, AFIDEP partnered with a host of organisations and sponsors including the International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP) (UK), the National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM) (Nigeria), and the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) (UK), at the International Conference on Evidence-Informed Policy Making (ICEIPM) in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

Generating evidence for more informed decisions on investments on MNCH, FP and HIV/AIDS integration

AFIDEP is conducting a rapid landscape analysis of the maternal, neonatal, and child health (MNCH), family planning (FP), and HIV/AIDS burden and integration efforts to inform the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s future potential engagement and investments in the area. This study is mapping the overlapping geographies, population groups, the highest burden areas and

Putting research evidence at the heart of efforts of improve adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in East and Southern Africa

AFIDEP initiates work to strengthen evidence for action and accountability for improved SRH of young people in Eastern and Southern Africa. The new project, funded by NORAD, will: 1.    Generate evidence to inform policy and programme interventions in Kenya and Malawi, the EAC and SADC to improve access to young people’s SRH outcomes. 2.