In South Sudan, women and girls are likely to experience adverse maternal health outcomes. They often face discrimination and abuse, which leads to increased maternal morbidities and mortalities in health facilities. Amref Health Africa – South Sudan is currently implementing a primary health care project, funded by the Health Pooled Fund (HPF) to improve maternal […]
Every breath counts in Tonj North, Warrap State – South Sudan, but the progress in addressing the number of children who die from complicated childhood illnesses is not happening fast enough. It is the poorest children who lack access to basic quality health services for diagnosis and treatment due to long-distance travel and insecurity, who […]
Women’s socio-economic well-being and human rights in South Sudan are integral to the Health Pooled Fund (HPF) programme. We celebrate some success while we continue to push for gender equality in the health sector. It is less uncommon to find women at the frontline providing health services at facilities in their communities. However, their work […]
Evaluation of an empowering girls with disabilities project in Uganda to support inclusive education for all
This evaluation and other similar studies provide beneficial data and contribute to government policies and partnerships that improve learning outcomes.
The research is important as Ghana enters a new phase of CBE through the Ghana Education Outcomes Project. Montrose, in partnership with Street Child, SEND Ghana and Chance for Childhood will be launching a new round of accelerated learning programmes to reach 20,000 out of school children between 2023 and 2026.
Empowering women to make critical health decisions through family planning and health training sessions can reduce the risk of death associated with early pregnancy and GBV.
Montrose presented findings from the FCDO-funded longitudinal study of Complementary Basic Education graduates at Ghana National Education Week this month.
Montrose is holding a series of workshops under the banner “An Evidence-based Approach to Acquiring and Disposing of Medical Devices” as part of the Saving Lives in Sierra Leone programme.
Montrose is saddened to hear of the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II. Condolences to the Royal Family as we remember her life of service and commitment to the UK, the Commonwealth and globally. https://www.royal.uk/
A study by Montrose on the use of partographs to monitor labour in the West Nile region of Uganda has been published in the Africa Health journal.
Ahead of Breastfeeding Week, we spoke to Ramula Sulaiman, a South Sudanese midwife, about the importance of breastfeeding to both mothers and children.
A case study from South Sudan shows how quality of care and improved record keeping increases community support for antenatal clinic visits.
Despite historically low availability of donor blood, communities and emergency services coordinated to ensure there was no shortage of blood for burns victims after a fuel tanker exploded in Sierra Leone.
Across Sierra Leone, the chances of survival for babies who are born too soon is small. Neonatal deaths are at 34 per 1,000 live births according to the United Nations Inter-Agency Group for Child Mortality estimates of 2019.
The training equipped participants with practical knowledge and skills on modelling water supply systems under the FCDO Delivering Climate Resilient Water Sanitation and Hygiene programme.
Montrose has completed and disseminated findings from a Disability Context Analysis study in Sierra Leone. The study was conducted as part of the Monitoring, Evidence, Learning and Review (MELR) component of the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s (FCDO) five-year Saving Lives in Sierra Leone programme. The purpose of the study was to better understand […]
HPF3 was invited to join a government delegation to Bentiu, in Unity State, as part of the National Ministry of Health’s flood assessment.
The study measured children’s developmental reading and mathematics skills and gathered information on factors that affect children’s ability to learn in schools, classrooms and homes.
Nyatiem Deng was expectant with twins. She managed to deliver one of her babies at home, but the second baby was retained, putting mother and baby’s lives in danger.
Montrose is delighted to have been part of the official launch of Sierra Leone’s National EGRA/EGMA study.
Montrose has completed its Mid-Term Evaluation of the EU-UNICEF JNA, a four-year, EUR 6 million partnership working to improve nutrition in Uganda.
A baseline study conducted by Montrose for UNICEF revealed that health services in the West Nile region of Uganda are overwhelmed by the increased numbers of patients, many of whom are refugees.
Saving Lives in Sierra Leone has developed a comprehensive programme website which will serve as a central information repository and knowledge database, providing access to programme resources for internal and external audiences.
Eliminating malaria is deeply entrenched in the foundations of Montrose, and on World Malaria Day (25 April) we join the WHO in celebrating achievements in the fight against this deadly disease.
Montrose led a research study into the functionality and accessibility of water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) facilities in schools across all 10 states of South Sudan.