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About RAF

The Maternal and Newborn Health Programme Research and Advocacy Fund (RAF)’s vision is to improve maternal and newborn health in Pakistan, particularly amongst poor and marginalised women and communities.

RAF is a grant making fund with the goal to bring about transformational change by funding quality research and evidence-based advocacy that can stimulate policy and practice reform, and contribute to better maternal and newborn health (MNH) for the poor and marginalised in Pakistan.

Experience shows that a strong credible evidence base that is translated into clear, relevant and achievable policy recommendations can have a direct impact on the policy uptake of research, and the development of informed and relevant strategies that can benefit the lives of the poor and marginalised.

RAF is a key component of the Department for International Development (DFID) and Australian Agency for International Development’s (AusAID) commitment to achieve MDGs 4 and 5, and their support to the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) in Pakistan. RAF is managed by a consortium led by the British Council with its partners IPACT at the University of Aberdeen, Social Development Direct and RIZ Consulting...

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