Mid-term Evaluation of SARRAH

Description

This report presents the findings of the Mid-Term Evaluation of SARRAH for the period up to December 2012, and of some of the most strategically important work-streams, with a particular focus
on process. The nature of SARRAH as an intervention and of its various work-streams implies a significant time lag between completion of the activities and the realisation of tangible, measurable
and sustainable impacts on the South African health system. It was therefore agreed during the strategy development phase that the mid-term evaluation would consist of a Process Evaluation of
SARRAH, combined with an attempt to look beyond and measure the programme’s outcomes and impacts wherever possible and appropriate.
This purpose of this evaluation report is therefore to:
? Assess the relevance of SARRAH as an intervention to support the South African health
sector and its response to HIV and AIDS
? Assess how effectively and how efficiently SARRAH was delivered
? Measure the programme’s emerging outcomes and impacts wherever possible
? Provide a base against which to fully evaluate the programme’s impacts in 2014-2015

Information

Evaluation Number:
409
Score:
3.3
Report Approval:
31 December 2013
Published:
20 May 2016
Initiated By:
Department for International Development (DFID)
Undertaken By:
Coffey Development International and Human Sciences Research Council
Evaluation Period:
3 years
Evaluation Area:
Health
Public service, governance, M&E
National Outcome:
National Outcome 2: A long and healthy life for all South Africans.
National Outcome 12: An efficient, effective and development oriented public service and an empowered, fair and inclusive citizenship.
Commissioned By:
National
Other (Funder (DFID))
Evaluation Type:
Implementation
Evaluation Subject:
Programme
Geographic Scope:
National

Evaluation Documents

File Name
IMPACT EVALUATION OF SARRAH.pdf
409 Mid Term Evaluation of SARRAH.pdf

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