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NEPNational Evaluation Platform 

National Evaluation Platforms


The National Evaluation Platform (NEP) equips government decision-makers with the tools and skills to critically evaluate the state of maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition (MNCH&N) in their countries. Empowered with evidence, policy and program leaders can make strategic decisions that lead to maximum health and nutrition impact for women and children.

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 NEPs, with funding support from the Government of Canada and technical guidance from IIP. Public institutions, including government ministries, statistics offices and research institutes, are leading actors in every aspect of NEP’s development and use. To implement NEP, countries have access to a collection of tools and curriculum that support the platform’s sustainability and adaptability. These materials are developed and customized based on country needs, yet can be used by other countries wishing to launch the NEP model.