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About Us​

The demand from the international public health community for high quality nutrition and health data is ever increasing.
To meet this demand, GroundWork designs and implements high-quality surveys, research studies, and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems for nutrition and public health programs. By providing technical and managerial support to international agencies, we aim to facilitate evidence-based decision making.

Our Services

Survey Management

GroundWork designs and implements large-scale nutrition and micronutrient surveys from start to finish

Research Studies

GroundWork implements research studies, such as randomized controlled trials and case control studies, to fill key knowledge gaps

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M&E Support

GroundWork supports governments, NGOs, UN agencies, and donor agencies to develop and implement monitoring and evaluation systems for public health projects

Our Recent Projects

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Development of methods to measure the coverage of biofortified foods – Rwanda pilot study

Project Ongoing

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Programme effectiveness studies to reduce maternal and child malnutrition in Kenya

Project Ongoing

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Uzbekistan National Nutrition Survey

Project Completed

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Micronutrient Survey in Somaliland, Puntland, and Central-South Somalia (SMS 2019)

Project Ongoing

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Jordan National Micronutrient & Nutrition Survey (JNMNS 2019)

Project Ongoing

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The Gambia National Micronutrient and Non-Communicable Diseases Survey

Project Completed

Our Recent Publications

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Assessing the Coverage of Biofortified Foods: Development and Testing of Methods and Indicators in Musanze, Rwanda

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Simplifying dietary assessment: The nutrient specific semi quantitative food frequency questionnaire

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National Prevalence of Micronutrient Deficiencies, Anaemia, Genetic Blood Disorders and Over- and Undernutrition in Omani Women of Reproductive Age and Preschool Children

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Household Coverage with Adequately Iodized Salt and Iodine Status of Nonpregnant and Pregnant Women in Uzbekistan

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Risk Factors for Anemia and Micronutrient Deficiencies among Women of Reproductive Age—The Impact of the Wheat Flour Fortification Program in Uzbekistan

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Anemia, micronutrient deficiencies, malaria, hemoglobinopathies and malnutrition in young children and non-pregnant women in Ghana: Findings from a national survey

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Deworming children for soil-transmitted helminths in low and middle-income countries: systematic review and individual participant data network meta-analysis

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Mass deworming for improving health and cognition of children in endemic helminth areas: A systematic review and individual participant data network meta‐analysis