Our Core Competencies
• Executing large scale literature reviews and environmental scans
• Creating research protocols and guides
• Piloting and scaling locally-tailored data collection tools
• Interviewing, coding, and synthesizing qualitative data
• Collecting, cleaning, and analyzing quantitative data
• Leveraging research to design evidence-based global health programs
• Facilitating remote and in-person meetings and workshops through leveraging best practices in adult learning and participatory meeting methodologies
• Incorporating stakeholder buy-in during pre-meeting activities, creating customized training needs assessments and plans, and designing training schedules
• Providing strategic roadmaps, post-training resources, accountability partners and follow-up strategies, and confidential digital evaluations
• Writing and editing book chapters, articles, case studies, program briefs, blog posts, reports to funders, and technical guides
• Building organizational capacity through creating and managing global communications and design teams
• Creating and implementing internal and external communications strategies, including social media mapping and planning
• Collaborating with UX designers to re-brand organizations and launch websites
Our Content Focus Areas
Reproductive Justice & Family Planning
Nutrition & Micronutrients
Immunizations & Community Health
Breastfeeding & Donor Human Milk
Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
M&IHC served as Savannas Forever Tanzania's (SFTZ) Co-Principal Investigator for the Maisha Bora project. This included working with multiple partners in Tanzania (World Food Program, Vétérinaires Sans Frontières, Iles de Paix, Belgian Technical Cooperation, and Trias) to develop a household survey, collect data in 15 rural villages, clean data, present data to stakeholders, and generate a comprehensive report with outcome indicators and statistics. M&IHC's focus areas were maternal and child health, breastfeeding, nutrition, WASH, and HIV. This household survey serves as the baseline for an impact evaluation and the monitoring strategy.
Research / Quantitative / Data Collection / Data Analysis / Technology / Baseline Survey / Report Writing / Tanzania
In-Field Guides: Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research, SurveyCTO
M&IHC developed three In-Field Guides for Population Services International (PSI), which include recommendations and resources on how to conduct research in the field. Topics covered include: ideal team structures, field team supervision, sampling fidelity, quality assurance procedures for In-Depth Interviews and Focus Group Discussions, probing, screening/eligibility, verifying audio recordings, providing feedback, doing back-checks, hiring moderators, and working with marketing agencies.
Research / Fieldwork / Best Practices / Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches
Multi-Stakeholder Meetings: Micronutrients for Women of Reproductive Age
M&IHC’s Director was hired by Nutrition International to conduct global nutrition research across five thematic areas. She presented this research through facilitating a meeting in Canada with a small working group of global experts, representing multiple agencies (UNICEF, WHO, Sight and Life, Johns Hopkins University, Nutrition International, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and others) and gained consensus on next research steps.
Facilitation / Collaboration / Partnership / Agenda-setting
Executive Leadership and Senior Management Meetings: eHealth Africa (eHA)
M&IHC designed and facilitated remote and in-person meetings for eHA. This included facilitating Executive Leadership Meetings in Guinea, where M&IHC created and presented a new Global Communications Plan and a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research strategy. M&IHC facilitated numerous remote multi-country (i.e. Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Germany, Chad) meetings for eHA’s Senior Management and global teams.
Facilitation / Remote and In-person / Multi-country / Management / Executive Leadership / Global Coordination