Itad was contracted by the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (UK-PHRST) to conduct an external performance evaluation and independent monitoring (PE&IM) of the programme from inception in late 2016 until April 2021.
The purpose of the evaluation was to ensure independent monitoring and quality assurance of programme delivery, documentation of lessons learned, and robust tracking of results, providing assessment of the effectiveness of official development assistance (ODA) funds. We are delighted to share the Executive Summary, End-point Evaluation Report, and the Management Response:
Executive Summary of the end-point evaluation report, based on data collection and analysis carried out between September and November 2020, including 74 key informant interviews (KIIs) conducted with UK-PHRST and their stakeholders. The Executive Summary highlights the key findings, conclusions, and recommendations from the three evaluation workstreams: workstream 1 focusing on design, workstream 2 on implementation, and workstream 3 on performance issues.
End-point Evaluation Final Report
The UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (UK-PHRST) commissioned Itad to conduct an external performance evaluation and independent monitoring (PE&IM) of the programme, from its inception in late 2016 until March 2021. The end-point evaluation took place between September 2020 and March 2021, following the mid-point evaluation conducted between September 2019 and August 2020.1 This revised end-point evaluation report is based on the data collection and analysis work carried out between September and November 2020.
The report is structured as follows:
▪ Section 1 introduces the report.
Management Response and Recommendations Action Plan
The document outlines the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (UK-PHRST) response to the recommendations indicated in the ITAD End-Point Evaluation and the action plan to address these.