Findings presented at World Bank 

Laura Ferguson traveled to Washington D.C., in May to present initial research findings on reproductive and maternal health and human rights to the World Bank’s Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice, the Nordic Trust Fund and the Global Financing Facility. Her presentation, “Reproductive and Maternal Health and Human Rights: What is the Relevance for Bank … Continue reading Findings presented at World Bank 

Dr. Ferguson travels to Zimbabwe on behalf of the World Bank

This month Dr. Laura Ferguson traveled to Harare, Zimbabwe, to attend the World Bank and Health Results Innovation Fund’s "Annual Results and Impact Evaluation Workshop for Results-Based Financing" Workshop. With participation of over twenty-five countries from Africa, Asia and Latin America where World Bank-funded results-based financing projects are being implemented as well as a strong team … Continue reading Dr. Ferguson travels to Zimbabwe on behalf of the World Bank

Project continues towards improving The Gambia’s national health monitoring

Dr. Laura Ferguson visited The Gambia this month as part of the Program on Global Health & Human Rights' ongoing Maternal and Child Nutritional and Health Results Project with the World Bank. She provided technical support to the national government for its monitoring and evaluation of health and nutrition in the country. Working with a … Continue reading Project continues towards improving The Gambia’s national health monitoring

Dr. Ferguson assisting monitoring and evaluation in The Gambia

This month Professor Laura Ferguson traveled to The Gambia to continue her ongoing work with the World Bank focused on maternal and child nutrition and health. The primary purpose of this trip was to assist the monitoring and evaluation team within the National Nutrition Agency and the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to strengthen … Continue reading Dr. Ferguson assisting monitoring and evaluation in The Gambia

World Bank maternal, child nutrition and health results project underway in The Gambia

Professor Laura Ferguson is working with the World Bank Group to conduct an impact evaluation with an embedded process evaluation for Maternal and Child Nutritional and Health Results Project. Implemented by the government of The Gambia and using a results-based financing (RBF) mechanism the $8.68 million grant will bring community-based nutrition and primary health care … Continue reading World Bank maternal, child nutrition and health results project underway in The Gambia