The Population Council, through the Reproductive Health Voucher Project, is undertaking evaluations of Voucher & Accreditation programs, the aim of which is to generate evidence-based knowledge about program interventions that will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of business models for financing and delivering essential reproductive health services to low-income women and their families in developing countries. The knowledge from the project is meant to help governments and partners decide whether to scale up these programs, include additional services, or support their transition to a different model.
The evaluations are taking place in East Africa and South Asia under a four-year project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and in collaboration with the German Development Bank (KfW). The studies are being conducted in five pilot countries of Kenya, Uganda, Bangladesh, Tanzania and Cambodia.
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