Technical Assistance to Strengthen Development Assistance & Primary Health Care Policy, South Africa

HPI reviewed the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact and sustainability of the Primary Health Care (PHC) Sector Policy Support Programme funded by the EU and made recommendations to strengthen the National Department of Health (NDOH) programme management capacity so as to improve coordination, monitoring, evaluation and reporting on the PHC Sector Policy Support Programme.

Working closely with all relevant directorates, HPI mentored key staff in the NDOH to strengthen the management of the EU programme. Where necessary templates and systems were designed to manage challenges, constraints and bottlenecks. Additionally we provided technical support in reviewing reports and documents to ensure compliance with NDOH, treasury and EU requirements.

This call down assignment was implemented in partnership with Ecorys Health Consortium under the Lot 8 Framework Agreement.