Project Completion Report and Evaluation of Strengthening District Health Systems

District Health Systems

The Ministry of Health and Sanitation contracted FOCUS 1000 to conduct an evaluation of Strengthening District Health Systems (SDHS)– a five year, $27 million project funded by the African Development Bank and Government of Sierra Leone to strengthen: health systems, the maternal and child health programme, and programme management. The evaluation consisted of:

  • Assessment of the civil works in 27 peripheral health units in 5 districts
  • In-depth interviews with District Health Management Teams
  • Survey with health professionals who benefited from short and long term trainings
  • Focus group discussions with traditional leaders and community members

The evaluation report has been shared with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, African Development Bank, and other development partners/stakeholders.