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Technical support services


Technical support services

Overview

We work with governments, UN agencies, civil society partners and development partners to support the provision of high-quality technical support across the East and Southern Africa region. We source the required expertise and deploy and manage consultants as required by our clients.

As part of the Oxford Policy Management-led consortium, Genesis manages the provision of technical support to countries across the East and Southern Africa regions on behalf of UNAIDS. 

Genesis was contracted by the Gates Foundation to provide technical advisory support to the Solidarity Fund. Starting in June 2020 we used our multi-sectoral knowledge and experience to advise the fund across a wide range of investment decisions.

    Projects

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      Genesis co-manages UNAIDS Technical Support Mechanism

      Genesis Analytics as part of the Oxford Policy Management-led consortium is tasked with managing all operations of the Technical Support Mechanism (TSM) in the East and Southern Africa region. The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) established the project to support the provision of high-quality technical assistance in East and Southern Africa (ESA), Asia-Pacific (AP), and West and Central Africa (WCA).

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      Ensuring the greatest impact of COVID relief funds in SA

      The Solidarity Fund was set up in March 2020 to fund a range of initiatives that addressed the COVID-19 crisis in South Africa. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) funded Genesis Analytics to provide extensive and wide-ranging technical support for the fund to ensure that the investments made by the fund had the greatest possible impact.

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      Addressing food security in a global pandemic

      Genesis Analytics, through the support of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), advised the Solidarity Fund on if, and how, it could support a sustainable food production intervention that addressed the persistent experience of hunger by the most vulnerable households in South Africa (which has been aggravated by COVID-19).

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      Getting South Africans vaccinated: The #RollUpYourSleeves Campaign

      Despite initial enthusiasm for the COVID-19 vaccine, vaccine hesitancy remains a significant obstacle in South Africa. This has left millions of vulnerable South Africans unvaccinated and threatens to create a situation where there are continuing waves of COVID infections.

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      Dashboard supports COVID vaccine roll-out in South Africa

      Despite progress in rolling out the COVID-19 vaccination programme in South Africa, there are still millions of vulnerable individuals who have not yet been vaccinated. There is a need to implement targeted interventions, per population group and geography, to increase national vaccination coverage.

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      Exiting a lockdown: A balancing act of lives and livelihoods

      A public-private convening body asked Genesis for advisory work to support Presidential decision-making in South Africa on how to unlock the economy responsibly – which parts, which sectors, how to balance lives with livelihoods?

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