ICF International Wins $189 Million Contract with U.S. Agency for International Development
ICF to Implement Seventh Round of Demographic and Health Surveys
FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ICF International (NAS: ICFI) , a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, has been awarded a re-compete contract to assist the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Bureau for Global Health to implement the seventh round of the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS-7) Project. The contract has a value of up to $189 million and a term of five years.
Under this contract, ICF will continue to carry out the project and assist USAID to:
Collect, analyze, and present population, health, and nutrition data in more than 75 countries
Facilitate the use of these data for planning, policymaking, and program management
Build capacity among in-country institutions and individuals to respond to national and subnational data needs
"We are very proud and honored to continue working with USAID on the DHS-7 contract," said Sunita Kishor, senior program director for ICF International. "In an era of scarce resources, high quality data are essential for developing successful and effective programs in developing countries. We look forward to collaborating with our partners to improve survey methods, strengthen national statistical organizations, and enhance population-based research."
"ICF International welcomes this opportunity to continue its partnership with USAID and other global development leaders," said Barbara Rudin, senior vice president for ICF International. "Over the next five years, the DHS-7 project will provide vital information and build analytical capacity - leading to better health outcomes and stronger communities worldwide."
Long recognized as the gold standard of survey research in developing countries, the DHS project was first established by USAID in 1984. Since then, the project has helped implement more than 300 surveys in more than 90 countries.
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ICF International (NAS: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, and infrastructure; health, social programs, and consumer/financial; and public safety and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program lifecycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 4,500 employees serve these clients from more than 60 offices worldwide. ICF's website is http://www.icfi.com.
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