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Decentralized Information of the UNFPA Country Programme for Egypt (2007-2011)

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This project conducted an evaluation of the 8th UNFPA Country Programme for Egypt 2007-2011 in accordance with the Terms of Reference for the evaluation (UNFPA, 2010). The country program consists of projects reflecting three main themes: Population and development (PD), Reproductive Health (RH) and Gender (G). The evaluation was designed to answer 6 questions related to the country program goals. These questions and the associated results from the evaluation are discussed below.

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HIV/ AIDS. Demographic Household Survey Brochures

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Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is one of the most serious health and development challenges facing the world today. Over time, infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) weakens the immune system to the point that it has difficulty in fighting off certain infections. AIDS is considered to be the most advanced stages of HIV infection, when people have difficulty in fighting off even minor infections. 

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Chilhood Mortality. Demographic Household Survey Brochures

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MDG Indicators 

• Children 1 year-old immunised against measles 98% 
• Infant mortality rate (IMR) (deaths per 1000 live births) 25 
• Under-five mortality rate (U5MR) (deaths per 1000 live births) 28

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Malnutrition. Demographic Household Survey Brochures

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Egypt Demographic and Health Surveys (EDHS) have been conducted in Egypt since 1988 to provide information to policy makers and researchers about the health situation in the country. The EDHS is repeated regularly (every 3-5 years) and it offers useful information while also monitoring and evaluating changes in maternal and child health indicators. Policy makers; therefore, can use data from the EDHS series to monitor and evaluate current family planning and health programmes, and also plan future health-related strategies.

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Breastfeeding. Demographic Household Survey Brochures

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Are Egyptian children properly fed? Infant and child feeding practices can greatly influence the health and nutrition status of children under the age of two, and breast milk is the best nourishment for an infant for the first six months of its life. After the initial six month period and until they reach the age of two, infants require other nutritious foods, in addition to breastfeeding, to meet their growth and development needs. 

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Reproductive Health. Demographic Household Survey Brochures

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Egypt Demographic and Health Surveys (EDHS) have been conducted in Egypt since 1988 to provide information to policy makers and researchers about the health situation in the country. The EDHS is repeated regularly (every 3-5 years) and it offers useful information while also monitoring and evaluating changes in maternal and child health indicators. Policy makers; therefore, can use data from the EDHS series to monitor and evaluate current family planning and health programmes, and also plan future health-related strategies.

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Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting. Demographic Household Survey Brochures

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World Fit for Children target: End harmful traditional or customary practices, such as [...] female genital mutilation, which violate the rights of children and women

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Family Planning. Demographic Household Survey Brochures

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Marked differentials exist between urban and rural areas, as well as Upper and Lower Egyptwith the gap in rural Upper Egypt contributing most to the above differentials.

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Child Health. Demographic Household Survey Brochures

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Egypt Demographic and Health Surveys (EDHS) have been conducted in Egypt since 1988 to provide information to policy makers and researchers about the health situation in the country. The EDHS is repeated regularly (every 3-5 years) and it offers useful information while also monitoring and evaluating changes in maternal and child health indicators. Policy makers, therefore, can use data from the EDHS series to monitor and evaluate current family planning and health status, and also plan future health-related strategies. 

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Assessment of the Logistics System, Ministry of Health, Egypt

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The main findings and recommendations of the report focus on forecasting, financing and budgeting, procurement, brand selection and pricing, distribution, storage and the Logistics Management Information System (LMIS). The assessment was designed to diagnose areas that need improvement, monitor the system’s performance and raise stakeholders’ collective awareness about the system’s needs and, finally, gather logistics knowledge and use results from the analysis for future work planning.

Kabir U Ahmed, MD, MPH, Technical Adviser, UNFPA NY
Manal Ahmed El-Fiki, Consultant, UNFPA Egypt
Patrick Friel, PhD, Consultant, UNFPA NY
Jane Schuler-Repp, Consultant, UNFPA NY

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