ThinkWell identified strategies for demand generation and use of health system research to inform health policy.
In Mozambique, the Vale a Pena project (“it’s worth it” in Portuguese) aims to transform how rural Mozambican girls aged 10-19 perceive and access modern contraception. Vale a Pena’s objective is to create an enabling environment that increases demand for modern contraceptives and results in additional family planning (FP) users in rural areas.
ThinkWell developed a feasibility assessment and design for a community-based model to identify, screen, and treat Tuberculosis-positive miners and their families.
ThinkWell coordinated and oversaw the 2012 annual program review (APR) of Bangladesh’s heath sector. This 18-person, three-month intensive review assessed seven key aspects of the health sector, from public financial management to urban health.
We presented a model, recommendations, and an investment case for the Rockefeller Foundation to support the development of a sub-Saharan African network for health policy and systems research.
ThinkWell researched and analyzed the cost-drivers of clustered randomized control trials (CRCTs) in various settings.
ThinkWell performed an assessment to re-envision maternal and newborn health in Indonesia and explore how the private sector and civil society can ignite change.
ThinkWell supported the High Health Council of Jordan with health systems research to assess health inequity in Jordan, especially as it relates to children and adolescents.
ThinkWell conducted a study on human resources for health to help achieve national HIV targets. We also strengthened capacity around country-led evaluations for HIV programming.
ThinkWell identified strengths and bottlenecks to improve Madagascar’s maternal and child health voucher system.
ThinkWell conducted an analysis to identify bottlenecks to achieving universal health coverage in selected countries from the World Health Organization (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Region.
ThinkWell provided high-level strategic advice to the leadership of the ministries of health in Nepal and Myanmar on pathways to achieve Universal Health Coverage.
ThinkWell studied methods to strengthen participatory governance in Africa.
ThinkWell implemented and evaluated Mozambique’s first HIV and MCH-focused performance-based financing (PBF) program.
ThinkWell undertook a global review of quality of care in 25 results-based financing (RBF) programs to create a database of quality of care checklists, an analysis of trends, and detailed case studies.