Welcome to Ipact
Maternal and newborn health programme evaluation specialists.
Ipact is the training and consultancy arm of Immpact, an internationally recognised maternal and newborn health research group based at the University of Aberdeen. We provide technical assistance and training to a wide range of clients including Governments, UN organisations and large NGOs. Our reputation as maternal and newborn health programme evaluation specialists is well established. We work with partners worldwide to strengthen the capacity of individuals and institutions to generate new knowledge and improve evidence based decision making. Through our close relationship with Immpact, we have access to a global network of maternal and newborn health scientists and leading consultants.
- Ipact and Partners, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp and
Africsanté, Burkina Faso have been awarded close to $1million to undertake the independent evaluation of the CIDA supported H4+ grant in five African countries. Work has already begun to strengthen delivery of interventions through mid term and end line evaluations.
- Ipact has been part of the Maternal Health Research component and Advocacy Fund (RAF) since 2009. RAF is currently funding 38 projects working across 84 districts in Pakistan.We are responsible for assessing the research element of the fund and have recently been commended in the Mid-term review report as having provided high caliber technical advice.
- Ipact is part of a winning consortium chosen to manage DFID's Health Nutrition and Education PEAKS to provide DFID advisors around the world with call-down consultancy and knowledge services .
- The Scottish Government has awarded Ipact £400,000 for a three year project to build on work already ongoing in Malawi to increase the numbers and enhance the skills of midwives in rural areas.
- Ipact researchers have recently led a consultative workshop attended by DFID heath advisors from Somaliand and Nairobi. The workshop explored the feasibility of using Immpact's MADE-IN/MADE FOR tool to develop capacity for collecting and analysing data on maternal and infant mortality.
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