Save the Children


Region: Pakistan

Country: South Asia

Value: PKR 1,995,818

Start Date: 2012-05-15

End Date: 2012-06-26


Team Members

Syed Muhammad Sardar Ali

Project Description

Save the Children (SC) planned to conduct a baseline Survey for improving community health in Swabi. ICH Swabi was conducted in all four Tehsils of Swabi District. The specific objectives of study were as follows-

To generate data by using appropriate quantitative methods in key program elements i.e.

malaria, pneumonia, diarrhea and acute malnutrition and caretaker knowledge, attitude,

Practices, access and use of child health services in Swabi District.

To review and analysis of institutional governance structures of four tehsils of Swabi District. To determine the cuffed it availability of key health services and quality regarding

Management of cases of Malaria, pneumonia, dither, malnutrition.

To assess the provision and current utilization of outpatient health facilities by mothers

And children <5 years of age.

Services provided by APEX

The services provided by the firms included research tools refinement and translation, training of field enumerators, data collection 61 locations of district Swabi, data editing and coding, data analysis, and baseline report development.  Data editing was done by professional researchers and data was entered in Census Survey Program (CSPRO).  After data entry frequency tables were generated for cleaning.  Data analysis was done using a statistical package (SPSS).  The whole exercise was done in close coordination of client.