Evaluation of the Health Economics and HIV and AIDS Research Division (HEARD)
Sida Decentralised Evaluation
Sida Decentralised Evaluations (Sida Review)
Silke Graeser , Anne L. Buffardi , Lennie Bazira Kyomuhangi
2017:17. This reports presents the findings, conclusions and recommendations from the evaluation of the Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD). The main purpose of this evaluation was to assess and analyse HEARD’s core support, with a focus on the organisation’s prominence in terms of research outputs and their position in influencing policies; and to gauge HEARD’s potential to establish itself as a self-sustaining research centre. The evaluation concludes that HEARD is an appreciated and effective institution of regional relevance. Finally, the evaluation report provides some future options for dealing with the long-term challenge of financial sustainability.