#HEALTH

Another 60 Seconds with Itad’s health theme

In 2017 Itad’s health theme and its portfolio of monitoring, evaluation and learning projects has continued to grow and expand in really exciting new directions.

Who makes up the health theme?

Ellie Brown, principal consultant, now leads the health portfolio having joined Itad in 2017, following nine years at Options and, before that, eight years as a health …

Capturing Learning in Global Health: Reflections from Itad’s Health Portfolio

Thursday 19th of April 2018 14.45 – 18.00 Itad, Preece House, Brighton

Itad leads a dynamic and exciting portfolio of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) work for global health, spanning the globe. Through our work as learning partners with key development funders and implementers, we are directly putting results into impact. In the past 5 …

Global Health 50/50 – where are the men?

I was watching the launch of the Global Health 50/50 Report at UCL recently, and as we had also just celebrated International Women’s Day, a question sprung to mind: and what about the men?

The report, the first of its kind, presents the findings from a comprehensive review of the extent to which gender equality concerns are integrated into the policies and …

What role will China play in global health and how will we work together?

China has historically been a recipient of development assistance and funding, but this is changing with the country’s economic development, continuing rise, and with increasing pressures on aid budgets of other donors.

Alongside trade, investment and infrastructure, health is becoming an area to watch. How will China engage, and how should existing donors work …

Evaluation is crucial to reaching the FP2020 goals

With the announcement this week that the UK will be holding the Family Planning Summit later this year, the Health Theme in Itad has been thinking about what evaluation means to them in the family planning arena.

Sexual and reproductive health (SRH), particularly family planning, is very close to our hearts. As highlighted in our 60-second interview, before we …

Itad Project Update – Winter 2016

Over the last six months, Itad has continued to secure work across all our themes, through which we can drive more effective use of resources in international development.

We are looking forward to continuing our partnership with OPM on DFID’s Global Evaluation Framework Agreement (GEFA II), and to working on two Dutch Government evaluation frameworks: the …

60 Seconds with…Marc Theuss

Our ‘60 Seconds with…’ blogs are designed to provide a quick run down of what our staff do here at Itad. Here is what Marc had to say…

What’s your job here at Itad?

I am a Senior Consultant in the Health Theme.

What does that involve?

I am involved in managing several large evaluations, and am responsible for the design and management of the …

60 Seconds with…Itad’s Health Theme

Our ‘60 Seconds with…’ blogs are designed to provide a quick run down of what our staff do here at Itad. In an exciting new format, we’re talking to the entire Health Theme about what they do…

Who makes up the health theme?

The Health Theme is made up of five people, bringing together a complementary mix of experience and skills covering cutting edge …

Itad Project Update – Summer 2016

Itad’s themes have started some exciting work on projects with a range of clients this year.

The Health theme is leading an evaluation of UNICEF’s efforts to support scale up of prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV and Paediatric HIV care and treatment programs over the past decade. The theme is also implementing the Fifth Monitoring Round …

The Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA) evaluation: Another piece of evidence supporting the value of multi-stakeholder approaches

Itad, in cooperation with Pamoja, recently completed an evaluation of the Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA).

MeTA was a DFID-funded initiative, coordinated by Health Action International (HAI) and the World Health Organisation (WHO), and implemented in seven pilot countries (Ghana, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Peru, the Philippines, Uganda and Zambia) from 2008. The …

AIDS, TB and Malaria: What difference is the Global Fund making?

The Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and malaria is one of the most important financers of AIDS, TB and malaria in the world, in many countries it is the major source of finances for prevention, treatment and care of these three diseases.  So asking what difference it is making is highly relevant to larger discussions around global health and development.

In 2015 …

60 Seconds with…Giada Tu Thanh

Our ‘60 Seconds with…’ blogs are designed to provide a quick run down of what our staff do here at Itad. Here is what Giada had to say…

What’s your job here at Itad?

I am a consultant working mainly for the health theme.

What does that involve?

Together with other internal and external consultants, I conduct evaluations of health-related …

60 Seconds with…Jon Cooper

Our ‘60 Seconds with…’ blogs are designed to provide a quick run down of what our staff do here at Itad. Here is what Jon had to say…

What’s your job here at Itad? 

I am an Associate Director, and I am responsible for the Human and Social Development Cluster of our evaluation themes, comprising Health, Social Protection & Livelihoods, and …

Impactful Time as an African Employee at Itad

I migrated to the United Kingdom in the last few days of 2006 and saw an Itad advert looking for a Senior Consultant in Health and HIV & AIDS – little did I know that I was on the verge of making history as the “First African Employee” at Itad Limited. I told myself “this is my job”, and I put an application together and sent it.

I was invited for …