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Aid effectiveness principles for scale-up of innovations #HSR2016

Aid effectiveness principles for scale-up of innovations #HSR2016

12 December 2016
Aid effectiveness principles for scale-up of innovations to improve maternal and newborn survival in Northeast Nigeria, Ethiopia and Uttar Pradesh State, in India

Presentation by Deepthi Wickremasinghe at the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research - Vancouver 17 November 2016. 

Presentation outline: 

  • Background to the study
  • About the study
  • Emergent themes relating to principles of aid effectiveness
  • How those principles affect scale-up
  • Enabling and challenging factors they present in three geographical settings
  • Key messages

About our study 

Aim: To understand how to catalyse scale-up of externally funded MNH care innovations and identify factors enabling or inhibiting their scale-up.

Methods:

  • 150 in-depth interviews
  • 2012-2013
  • Purposively selected stakeholders

Definitions:

Scale-up: Increasing the geographical reach of externally funded maternal and newborn health innovations to benefit a greater number of people beyond the initial programme districts

Innovation: A community-based approach to enhancing health