Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (IRSS)

IRSS is the national health sciences research institute in Burkina Faso. During FAQR Phase II, Tufts subcontracted with IRSS to contribute in the research protocol and data tools design, to assure the field team training, to collect child anthropometrics and morbidity data at monthly food distribution sites as well as to conduct interviews and focus groups. IRSS was also responsible for monitoring data quality and collecting water and porridge samples for lab testing. In FAQR Phase III, IRSS assists with completing data collection and data entry, as well as contributing to preparing study deliverables and disseminating results.