E4A Social Return on Investment Evaluation: Nigeria
Across sub-Saharan Africa, health systems are making slow progress to save the lives of mothers and infants, despite experiences in resource constrained countries demonstrating that maternal mortality can be reduced through the use of effective advocacy, deploying sound evidence to inform and influence public opinion and holding decision makers accountable. Started in 2012, E4A has used a combination of evidence to drive accountability for maternal and newborn outcomes. Started in 2012, E4A has used a combination of evidence to drive accountability for maternal and newborn outcomes. E4A acts as a catalyst for action, using evidence strategically to generate political commitment, strengthen accountability and improve planning and decision making at sub-national and national levels. E4A has worked intensively in Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Tanzania. Now with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, E4A is continuing to build on and expand the reach of its work in four of its focus countries – Ethiopia, Kenya Malawi and Nigeria – and to develop its strategic engagement with regional and global level partners.
E4A is looking to commission an economic evaluation of the digitisation of the Maternal, Perinatal, Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR) system in Lagos state to understand further the additional benefits and value for money that digitising the system brings about as compared to the paper based system.
Consultants / agencies are invited to consider the objectives of the evaluation and put forward proposals outlining suggested methodology, timelines, staffing and a detailed budget breakdown to meet these. Details of the MPDSR system are available in the attached document.
Closing date: 24th May 2017
Submit tenders via email to firstname.lastname@example.org