The Skoll Global Threats Fund (SGTF), in partnership with others, launched EpiCore in November 2015 with the goal of increasing the speed and accuracy of the outbreak verification and appropriate public health response. SGTF engaged Mathematica as an evaluation partner in December 2016.
We are working on a number of health-focused interventions, including programs seeking to reduce infant mortality and morbidity; to enhance maternal and child nutrition, water and sanitation programs; and to stimulate the demand for health services.
EpiCore Platform Evaluation
Independent Assessor for Maternal & Neonatal Health Impact Bond in India
Several organizations—including Merck for Mothers, and USAID,—have partnered to deploy the world’s first health development impact bond, the Utkrisht Impact Bond. Mathematica will contribute to this work as an independent assessor to verify the facilities’ adherence to different requirements.
Bihar, India: Measurement Learning and Evaluation for the Family Health Initiative
Mathematica is leading the measurement, learning, and evaluation component of the Ananya program, formerly known as the Family Health Initiative, in Bihar, India.
Indonesia: Impact Evaluation for Community-Based Health and Nutrition to Reduce Stunting
This project in Indonesia seeks to improve a range of maternal and child health outcomes, particularly stunting, with the ultimate goal of reducing poverty.
Indonesia: Total Sanitation/Sanitation Marketing Study
Mathematica conducted a retrospective implementation study of the Total Sanitation and Sanitation Marketing program in Java, Indonesia. The program strengthened the supply of and demand for sanitation and improved the enabling environment for sanitation interventions
Rockefeller Foundation: Transforming Health Systems Initiative (THS)
Mathematica is monitoring and evaluating activities of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Transforming Health Systems Initiative, which aims to strengthen health systems and expand health coverage in developing countries.