The REACHOUT project is coordinated by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in the UK and involves six countries in Africa and Asia. Those six countries share the following six characteristics:
Communities and countries can learn a lot from each other.
Evidence-based policy making demands high quality research into the characteristics, potential harms, and cost-effectiveness of interventions. It also requires an understanding of the social, economic, and political contexts of health systems.
As very little research has been done to evaluate the effectiveness of close-to-community providers and close-to-community health services, the REACHOUT project aims to inform evidence based policy by:
This project is funded by the European Union.