The firm has long experience in conducting KAP Surveys at the national level. The KAP surveys conducted by the firm were in different areas; health, environment, and water resources and agriculture. Among these surveys was the Baseline KAP of Egyptian Farmers towards Water Resources in 1998. Recently the firm gained intensive experience in quality of care managements through conducting the national services provision assessment survey. The firm has also gained an experience in conducting qualitative studies. The qualitative methods that were used by the firm include; in-depth interviews, focus group discussions, participatory rapid appraisal (PRA) technique and participant observation. In addition, in many of the quantitative studies conducted by El-Zanaty & Associates , qualitative methods were included to complement and support the quantitative data.
El-Zanaty & Associates for studies and research was established in 1995. It was founded to provide quality research and studies on various areas such as; environment, water resource and agriculture, population, family planning and health issues. The researches include mainly national surveys (cross sectional, KAP….). The firm’s primary objective has been to participate in the improvement of various services and conditions in Egypt by providing reliable data and sound recommendations that can help in policy reform programs.
During the past few years, the staff working for the firm has gained a wealth of experience in conducting both qualitative and quantitative research projects, depicted as follows:read more about our Researches
Our office provides consultation services to many international organizations. In 2011, our office was the Co-facilitator
and technical expert for the NEN RIMS workshop in Rome, IFAD.
In 2010, we provided Consultancy for UNDP, Evaluation Team member of Assessment Development Results. read more about our Consultation service
President of El-Zanaty & Associates.
Dr. Fatma El Zanaty is a professor of Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences, Cairo University, and was the head of the department of statistics in 2011-2012 . She also was Director of Center for Surveys and Statistical Applications, Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences, Dr. Fatma El- Zanaty is the president of El- Zanaty & Associates and has served as the principle investigator of almost all the surveys carried out by the firm. Dr. Fatma has around 30 years’ experience working in national and sub-national surveys inside and outside Egypt. Dr. Fatma led a series of national surveys in Egypt out of those the EDHS surveys since 1992 (9 surveys) until the last round was held in 2014 as well as many national studies including KAP surveys such as: C4D survey, EHCS 2005, MVHS and many more that are listed in her CV. In addition, Dr. Fatma was the team leader for implementing the IMAGES survey in Egypt which carried out by El-Zanaty and the IMAGES survey in Kuwait.
Dr. Fatma has an extensive experience in designing monitoring and evaluation systems in different fields. Dr. Fatma was engaged in developing monitoring and evaluation system in which she developed the indicators, designing and developing questionnaires for collecting data and training candidates for collecting those data, as well as training counterparts on monitoring and evaluation skills. Dr. Fatma was a consultant for the world bank to design and develop a Monitoring and Evaluation for the Health Reform Program in Yemen. In addition, Dr. Fatma has engaged in establishing a Monitoring and Evaluation system for the Social Fund in Egypt for the Population project at the social fund. Moreover, she developed a Monitoring and Evaluation System for Integrated Water Management District/ Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation in Egypt.
Dr. Zanaty through El-Zanaty & Associates led the impact evaluation study for RAP project in Sudan in which she did the sample design, develop with El-Zanaty experts the questionnaires, as well as the analysis and report writing. In additional, she participated in other impact evaluation carried by El-Zanaty (Noubaria project (IFAD), and other impact evaluation in Sudan).
In addition, Dr. Zanaty lead many surveys outside Egypt in many countries (Yemen, Oman, Syria, Jordon, Tanzania, Tunisia, Ethiopia, Sudan and Lebanon and Kuwait). In all these surveys Dr. Fatma El-Zanaty was the lead trainer. She worked with the UNICEF, World Bank, USAID, UNFPA, JICA, WHO,GIZ, IFPRI, UNDP, UN-Women, WFP and ILO as consultant in many assignments.
Vice President El-Zanaty & Associates
She is vice president of El-Zanaty since 2016, and she was working at El-Zanaty since 2002 as senior researcher. She served as study coordinator in many surveys carried by El-Zanaty, of those are the EDHS surveys, and she worked as assistant technical director in EHIS 2015 surveys. She was in charge of questionnaire finalization, training of field staff, follow up fieldwork, consistency checks, report writing in EDHS surveys and EHIS 2015. She has worked in the “Second Phase Programme Baseline/Progress Survey, UNICEF/UNFPA joint programme, 2016-2017” as a study coordinator and also was involved in analyzing and reviewing the existing monitoring system. She worked in C4D project design 2009 for UNICEF RO, in which she was taking the responsibility of preparing the manuals, tabulation plan template and template report as well as the indicators to be calculate it. She was also a member of the technical team responsible for the implementation of MVHS surveys for CHL program. She has skills specially in developing action plans. She has also worked as an assistant survey director for the “The Impact of the Integrated Development GOE 1000 Poorest village Initiative for Social Contract Center (SCC)” in which she was involved in M&E activities for each quarter and developing action plans for various ministries involved in the initiative for the following quarter.
Mrs. Noha was consultant to Health Communication Partnership (JHCP), John Hopkins University to implement Family Health Survey program in Jordon. She provided technical assistance with development of survey instruments and overlook the survey implementation plan.
She has also experience in data analysis, specially producing tables for EDHS 2005, 2008 and Education survey of 2005.
Data processing expert, El-Zanaty & Associates.
PhD. Automatic Control Engineering, Cairo University
Dr. Rashad Hamed has worked as a data processing expert at El-Zanaty & Associates since its establishment. He was involved as a data processing in the DHS series surveys and other national surveys conducted by El-Zanaty & Associates. He also worked with El-Zanaty in RIMS surveys with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in Egypt, Syria, Sudan, Yemen, Jordan, Lebanon, Ethiopia, and Tanzania. He has an extensive experience in developing CAPI system for the surveys as well as database. He worked before as a Data Processing Consultant at UNICEF Middle East and North Africa. He was a consultant for Data Processing at the World Health Organization (WHO).
Vice President for Finance and HR, El-Zanaty and associates for research and studies
Mohamed El Ghazaly Started working at El Zanaty & Associates as a research assistant since 1999. Since 2006 he became the vice president for El Zanaty & Associates for Finance and HR. Mohamed has been the coordinator for RIMS and baseline surveys for the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD). He has participated in different surveys conducted by the firm between 2000 and 2013. Mohamed holds an MBA and have experience in Monitoring and Evaluation, data processing and data analysis.