Audit of USAID/Philippines' Private Sector Mobilization for Family Health Project Phase II

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

USAID/Philippines modify the project's monitoring and evaluation plan to include performance indicators that sufficiently reflect the intended accomplishments under each of the project's result areas. Performance indicators measuring accomplishments not clearly attributable to the project's efforts should be removed.

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Recommendation 2

USAID/Philippines direct the contractor in writing to determine baseline data for indicators included in the monitoring and evaluation plan, and update performance targets as appropriate.

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Recommendation 3

USAID/Philippines, after revising the project monitoring and evaluation plan and correcting reported results, assess the quality of reported data.

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Recommendation 4

USAID/Philippines amend Mission Order 203-1 to more explicitly direct all contracting officer's representatives and agreement officer's representatives to conduct data quality assessments for their projects to verify that data collected on each project indicator meet all five quality standards referenced in ADS 203.3.11.1 and test the data's accuracy and consistency.

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Recommendation 5

USAID/Philippines amend Mission Order 203-1 to require the Program Office to evaluate assessments submitted by contracting officer's representatives and agreement officer's representatives for completeness and document the results. The office should return assessments it considers inadequate for additional work.

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Recommendation 6

USAID/Philippines require the contractor to implement a strategy extending training to all target areas.

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Recommendation 7

USAID/Philippines determine the allowability of $737,676 in questioned costs and recover from Chemonics International Inc. any amounts determined to be unallowable.

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$737676
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Recommendation 8

USAID/Philippines implement written procedures to shorten the response time to action requests and documents submitted by the contractor for approval.

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Recommendation 9

USAID/Philippines work with the contractor to determine the feasibility of implementing a strategy to extend workforce outreach to the remaining 23 target areas, and, if feasible, implement the strategy.

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