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NEPNational Evaluation Platform 

Workshop in Malawi
Malawi has pioneered the NEP approach through the Catalytic Initiative to Save a Million Lives. The National Statistical Office (NSO) is NEP’s "home institution," working closely with the Ministry of Health and the Department of Nutrition, HIV and AIDS (DNHA). Learn More
Members of the Technical Working Group
NEP’s institutional "home" is the Centre for the Study and Research on Child Survival, working closely with the National Institute of Public Health, the National Institute of Statistics, the National Directorate of Health and the Planning and Statistical Unit. Learn More
Increasing accountability for MNCH&N programs
NEP’s institutional "home" is the National Institute of Health. It works closely with the Ministry of Health, National Institute of Statistics, the Technical Secretariat for Food Security and Nutrition, the Ministry of Planning and Development, and Health Alliance International. Learn More
Members of the Technical Task Team
The National Bureau of Statistics is NEP’s “home institution.” NEP works closely with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, the Tanzania Food and Nutrition Center, the Prime Minister’s Office, Sokoine Univ. of Agriculture, and Muhimbili Univ. of Health and Allied Science. Learn More

National Evaluation Platforms


The National Evaluation Platform equips national decision-makers with tools, skills, and information to evaluate health and nutrition programs by identifying, systematically compiling, and rigorously analyzing data from diverse sources. Empowered with evidence, countries can make strategic decisions that will achieve maximum health and nutrition impact.

The National Evaluation Platform is a

Nep is country-owned and country-led

From 2014 through 2016, four African countries—Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, and Tanzania—are building their own National Evaluation Platforms, with technical guidance from IIP and funding support from the Government of Canada. Public institutions are leading actors in every aspect of NEP’s development and use. Each country has developed a high-level steering committee to lead the initiative, and has identified a “home institution” to manage NEP.