Resource Centre

  • The Secondary Impacts of COVID-19 on Women and Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa

    This rapid review focuses on identifying evidence on the secondary impacts of COVID-19 on women and girls in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It aims to enable a greater understanding of the unique circumstances of women and girls in the region, which could ...

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  • Lessons Learned Evaluating the Baby Friendly Spaces Program for South Sudanese Refugees in Gambella, Ethiopia

    Women and children are particularly vulnerable to morbidity and mortality during humanitarian crises. To address this problem, child health interventions that include support for the well-being of mothers must be adapted and evaluated in humanitarian ...

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  • Retrospective Impact Evaluation: Save the Children’s Sponsorship Programming in Woliso Impact Area, Ethiopia (2002-2010)

    This is the final report of a retrospective impact evaluation conducted of Save the Children’s Sponsorship program in Woliso, Ethiopia (2002-2010). The aim of the evaluation was to: Assess the long-term intended and unintended, both positive and negative, ...

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  • COVID-19 Response: Key protection concerns from the National Protection Cluster

    Pandemics are devastating in any context. However, the danger posed by COVID-19 outbreak is magnified for the 8.4 million people already in need of humanitarian assistance in Ethiopia. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic will not only stretch the capacity ...

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  • Suffering In Silence: The 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of 2019

    The European Commision defines a forgotten humanitarian crisis as a severe and protracted humanitarian situation where people receive little or no international aid. In addition to this, the media coverage is minimal, and there is little or no political ...

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  • The Health of Internally Displaced Children in Sub-Saharan Africa: A scoping review

    Around 41,3 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) were located around the world at the end of 2018. The same year, internal displacement in sub-Saharan Africa was higher than in any other region, with approximately 7,4 million people displaced ...

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  • A Review of Lessons Learnt on ASST Programming from the Horn of Africa: Ethiopia, Kenya & Somalia

    By 2035, the number of young people joining the working age population is projected to reach 1.5 billion globally, and yet, youth unemployment is already an acute challenge across low and middle-income countries. Through its Adolescent Skills for Successful ...

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  • Growth through Nutrition Midterm Evaluation Program Review Report

    Save the Children leads the implementation of Feed the Future’s (USAID) Growth through Nutrition (GtN) project in Ethiopia. This internal evaluation report primarily analyzed successes and challenges of implementation from the baseline to the mid-point ...

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  • Fighting for Breath in Ethiopia 2020: A call to action to stop children dying from pneumonia

    Pneumonia is the world’s leading infectious killer of children, claiming the lives of more than 800,000 children under the age of five every year, more than 2,000 every day. It is a shocking demonstration of pervasive health inequities disproportionately ...

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  • Barriers Affecting Demand for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) Services in Ethiopia

    Ethiopia was one of 12 countries that met the target to reduce child mortality by two-thirds between 1990 and 2015. During the same period, the country also reduced maternal mortality from 1,250 to 353 deaths per 100,000 births. Despite these achievements, ...

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  • Practical Pathways to Integrate Nutrition and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

    Around the world, more than one in five children under the age of five experience hunger and chronic malnutrition, which can irreversibly damage their physical and cognitive development. Tackling malnutrition and ensuring that children lead a healthy ...

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  • Community-based Surveillance of Unaccompanied and Separated Children in Drought-affected Northern Ethiopia

    Children separated from their caregivers in humanitarian emergencies are vulnerable to multiple risks. However, no field-tested methods exist to capture ongoing changes in the frequency and nature of separation in these contexts over the course of a ...

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  • Best of UNICEF Research Retrospective: Documenting impact and lessons learned

    This retrospective comprises a selection of reports from the past six years of UNICEF research, focusing on children’s rights, protection, and health. The featured examples, including six case studies, has been selected in an annual exercise to award ...

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  • Fighting for Breath in Ethiopia 2019: A call to action to stop children dying from Pneumonia

    Pneumonia is the world’s leading infectious killer of children, claiming the lives of more than 800,000 children under the age of five every year, more than 2,000 every day. It is a shocking demonstration of pervasive health inequities Disproportionately ...

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  • Referral Practices for Sick Newborns with Possible Serious Bacterial Infection in Ethiopia: Lessons for program improvement

    Ethiopia’s Community-Based Newborn Care (CBNC) program seeks to reduce newborn mortality and serve the most vulnerable populations by bringing health services closer to communities. Core elements of CBNC include early identification and timely, appropriate ...

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  • Community Based Newborn Care in Ethiopia: Special issue of the Ethiopian Medical Journal

    The purpose of this supplement is to document the implementation of the national Community Based Newborn Care (CBNC) intervention in Ethiopia in order to identify implementation strengths and weaknesses, as well as to generate knowledge for future national ...

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  • Systems Effects of Integrated Community Case Management Projects: Ethiopia Country Report

    Save the Children US’ Department for Global Health (DGH) funded an embedded case study of systems effects of successive integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) projects implemented in Mozambique, Ethiopia, and Malawi. The study was implemented ...

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  • The Long-Term Effects of Universal Primary Education: Evidence from Ethiopia, Malawi, and Uganda

    This paper exploits the roll out of universal primary education (UPE) policies in Ethiopia, Malawi, and Uganda as natural experiments to assess their long-term causal effects on schooling attainment, adolescent sexual and reproductive health behavior, ...

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  • USAID's Building the POTENTIAL of Youth Activity

    Launched in 2015, USAID's Building the Potential of Youth Activity (POTENTIAL) is implemented by Save the Children and its partners: Education Development Center inc. (EDC), Facilitators for Change (FC), HUNDEE-Oromo Grassroots Development Initiative ...

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  • Addressing the Humanitarian-Development Nexus in the Horn of Africa

    Protracted crises resulting from prolonged conflict, recurring drought, and natural hazards, as well as cycles of displacement characterize several parts of the Horn of Africa (HoA). The scale of crises, stretched resources and the need to support communities ...

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