The consortium consists of eight different research institutions, each with a lead reponsibility for different work packages. They are:

  1. University of Aberdeen, UK
  2. Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
  3. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  4. Agence de Formation, de Recherche et d’Expertise en Santé pour l’Afrique (AFRICSanté), Burkina Faso
  5. Centre de Recherche en Reproduction Humaine et en Démographie (CERRHUD), Benin
  6. Marikani, Mali (work formerly undertaken by CAREF - Centre d'Appui à la Recherche et à la Formation)
  7. Institut National d’Administration Sanitaire (INAS), Morocco
  8. Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (IRSS), Burkina Faso

The group as a whole offers a wide range of disciplines, in addition to sharing extensive experience of evaluations. Disciplines include: health economics, health financing, epidemiology, public health, sociology, anthropology, statistics, obstetrics and midwifery.

Governance of project

FEMHealth has assigned a Management Board, for operational decisions.

The management board will also be advised by the Technical Advisory Board.