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Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL)

Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) for the USAID/South Africa Bilateral Health Office. Through the MERL task order (TO), Panagora is leading a 5-year activity to support USAID/South Africa’s Bilateral Office of Health to maximize results under the Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) health development objective.

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USAID Health Sector Resiliency (HSR) Project in Afghanistan

For the USAID Health Sector Resiliency (HSR) Project in Afghanistan, Panagora identified areas for growth and for continued strengthening and engagement of key private health associations; conducted a landscape analysis to identify new private sector initiatives; leveraged the implementation of new Minimum Required Standards to support certification of private providers; explored and pursued franchising initiatives; and identified and implemented new small-scale PPPs. (Palladium Group, prime contractor)

USAID Integrated Health Project in Burundi

Panagora led private sector initiatives on the USAID Integrated Health Project in Burundi, starting by developing a PPP and Private Sector Strategy. In the first year, we designed, negotiated, and initiated two PPPs with a leading Burundian mobile phone company to support malaria prevention. Panagora also developed PPPs to address family planning/reproductive health, maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, and TB, with special outreach to youth. (FHI360 prime contractor)

USAID Bangladesh Smiling Sun Franchise Program

For the USAID Bangladesh Smiling Sun Franchise Program, Panagora strengthened PPPs that support the large franchise network. We helped design and negotiate support from 29 PPP partners; re-set the relationship with 10 pharmaceutical companies providing pre-negotiated discount pricing for the network; organized PPP relationships using best practices in PPP work planning, project management, troubleshooting, and reporting; and designed a PPP review and knowledge sharing event. (Chemonics International, prime contractor)

USAID Afya Jijini Project

On the USAID Afya Jijini Project, Panagora is helping the project manage grants to four local entities that are to provide health services in Nairobi. Panagora assessed the four entities’ systems, proposed subcontracting mechanisms, and helped the organizations establish rate structures. Panagora also is providing training and hands-on support on how to set up and manage a small grants under contract program. (IMA World Health, prime contractor)

USAID Afghanistan Regional Agricultural Development Program – South

Panagora supported capacity-building of two key Afghani implementing partners on the USAID Afghanistan Regional Agricultural Development Program – South. We facilitated organizational self-assessments, developed capacity-building plans, and prepared a tailored organizational development toolkit with applied training modules in: management and governance; project development and management; gender mainstreaming; USAID rules and regulations; strategic planning; and sustainability planning and resource management. (Chemonics International, prime contractor)

USAID Bangladesh Smiling Sun Franchise Program

Under the USAID Bangladesh Smiling Sun Franchise Program, Panagora worked hand-in-hand with Capacity Building Services Group of Bangladesh to prepare local NGOs for donor awards. We supported 26 NGOs in carrying out facilitated self-assessments, then developed a capacity building plan with applied training in governance, organizational and project management, human resources/performance management, administrative and financial management systems, and project communications. Twelve NGOs – triple the target – put in place the policies, systems, and procedures required to host direct awards. (Chemonics International, prime contractor)