People Need People

RESEARCH FOR POLICY AND PRACTICE ACTIVITIES

Research for Policy and Practice Activities

The principal activities of the Common Heritage Foundation are policy and implementation-relevant research; project monitoring and evaluation, interventions to protect the weak and improve access of marginalized population groups to education, health, and nutritious food.

CHF personnel has carried out projects and activities in collaboration with many organizations, communities, and institutions.

CHF has carried out projects on

  • Malaria in collaboration with the World Health Organisation
  • Lymphatic filariasis in cooperation with the World Health Organisation, Federal Government of Nigeria, Interchurch Medical Assistance, Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • HIV/AIDS in partnership with the Adamawa State government
  • Maternal and Child Health with KPMG, Constella-Futures, PATH2
  • Health system strengthening with the World Health Organisation, Federal Government of Nigeria
  • Community capacity building and people empowerment
  • Microcredit for maternal survival initiative in Zamfara and in Zing, Taraba State
  • Education access in Northern Nigeria through the UK-Aid project Education Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria (EDOREN). CHF personnel were primary participants in
    • the study on the conflict in northeastern Nigeria,
    • Special Education Needs and Disability policy study in Anambra and Kaduna States,
    • Teacher management in Northern Nigeria
    • Teacher situation in Northwestern Nigeria
    • Strategy for evidence-informed policy and practice of teacher recruitment and deployment
  • Procedure for developing the capacity for the co-production of evidence-informed policy