Dr. Khalifa Elmusharaf, MBBS, PGDip, FRSPH (UK)PhD researcher Health System & Policy (Ireland)Head of Reproductive & Child Health Research Unit RCRU’University of Medical Sciences & Technology (Sudan)www.rcru.org www.facebook.com/groups/rcru.org www.youtube.com/rcrutv
Toimprove health within Makali village1 through involving the community in deciding what is needed and what is to be done.
Tocreate a long- term, committed2 partnership with Makali village, and use this model as a template for other communities and universities in Sudan and around the world.
Toprovide UMST and University of Kassala students3 from all academic programs with the opportunity to conduct community-based research, and to be involved in a long-term interdisciplinary project.
Phase 1 – Established UMST steering committeePhase 2 – Selected Makali village – Establish collaboration with stake-Phase 3 – PHASES holders including forum, 19th Nov. Forming the baseline survey – Planning workshops including MamaRECPhase 4 July – Nov 2011
Phase 1 – Conducting the baseline survey in all households in Makali villagePhase 2 including Geographic Information SystemPhase 3 – – PHASES Survey analysis Qualitative study MamaREC and workshops during RCRUs visit in Kassala regionPhase 4 Nov 2011 – Jan 2012
Phase 1 – Designing interventionsPhase 2 – Monitor and evaluatePhase 3 PHASES effects of designed intervention and the MamaRECPhase 4 Jan 2012 – Jan 2013
Phase 1 – Hand over monitoring and evaluation responsibilities toPhase 2 University of KassalaPhase 3 – PHASES Hand over monitoring and evaluation responsibilities to Makali village, which is now an independent community.Phase 4 Jan 2013 – Jan 2014
Phase 1: What is done?- UMST steering committee -Field trip to Kassala state: - Formed a partnership with Kassala University - Selected Makali village - Involving local stakeholders - Baseline survey- Workshops
Phase 2: DoneUMST visit to Kassala state- Mama REC, Project Management and ResearchMethodology- Baseline survey- Strengthening the partnership