Project Evaluation Mission: Northern Areas Health Care Programme

Area of competence: 
Integrated Primary Health Care
Donor organization: 
KfW (KfW Development Bank)
Start of Project: 
End of Project: 
Value of service: 
€ 41,200
Partner Organisations: 
Description of Project: 

The Northern Areas Health Care Programme, financed by KfW and Aga Khan Foundation was involved in establishing primary health care services in two districts in Pakistan's Northern Areas. The project focused on preventive Mother and Child Health (MCH) services and entailed three components, namely construction of 15 health centres; establishment of field teams for the management of health centres; and introduction of teaching and training classes for health personnel (human resource development). The objectives of the annual progress review mission were the evaluation of the ongoing project components, formulation of recommendations, and preparation of a progress report.

Description of Services: 

The objective of the annual progress review mission was the evaluation of the components of the ongoing project, the formulation of recommendations, and the documentation in a progress report. Field visits to 5 newly constructed health centres and critical evaluation of project progress with respect to quality of MCH services, community involvement, and sustainability.