This impact evaluation of a pilot programme implemented by Amref Health Africa in Shinyanga Region examined whether community health workers can enhance retention in prevention of mother-to-child transmission services, including retention in HIV care and adherence to antiretroviral therapy.
Study findings demonstrate that compared to control sites, there were improvements over time in treatment sites in the timing of antiretroviral therapy initiation, retention in care, and medication possession ratio, though results were not statistically significant.
Authors of this report estimate the impacts of teacher training programmes aimed at secondary school maths and science teachers on their subject knowledge, teaching practices and student test scores. These training programmes form a key component of the government's efforts to improve quality through the School Sector Development Programme.
Authors of this report evaluate the impact of an intervention that uses a behavioural science approach to increase vaccination coverage in Ethiopia by providing nonmonetary incentives to caregivers and health workers.