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Mid-Term Evaluation Mission of Project RSA/005: Health in the Eastern Cape III

Africa subsarienne
South Africa
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Project description
The project objectives were to contribute to the Eastern Cape Provincial efforts to improve healthcare delivery and to strengthen Human Resource Development (HRD), management and technology at the Provincial Department of Health, with focus on the Mnquma sub District.
The mission's main objective was to undertake a Mid-Term Evaluation of project RSA/005 for Lux- Development, with a view of establishing the lessons learned from the first half of project implementation and make recommendations for guiding Lux-Development, the ECDoH and the Project Team in the implementation of the remaining period of the project.

In this context, the mission should:
• Analyze the results and the specific aims reached by the end of the project, compared with what had been anticipated in the project/inception documents;
• Describe the covered zone and the beneficiaries of the project;
• Analyze the project's management and monitoring
• Analyze the project by using the following evaluation criteria, also taking into account the transversal themes:
o Evaluation criteria: relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, sustainability
o Transversal themes:
 Fight against poverty
 Democratic governance
 Gender
 Environment
• Establish the lessons learned and give recommendations useful to the ECDoH and Lux Development for the implementation of other or future projects in the same sector for the implementation of other or future projects in the same sector.
Service description
One Health consultant and one Health Infrastructure and Technology Consultant were appointed to assess the development of the four components of the project (result areas):

- Health policy and planning;
- Health technology;  
- District and hospital management;
- Infrastructure rehabilitation and maintenance.