The report was produced at the request of the Codification Project Steering Committee. It was prepared independently by Vincent MUDRY/Philanthropy Advisors S.a.r.l. under the management of the Stockholm Evaluation Unit of MSF. Finalized in March 2017.

The Codification Project had the objective of ‘Creating a common language for MSF’s articles’ and to that ends worked on the delivery of a central database known as UniData. This evaluation assessed the extent to which the project's 1st phase has been successful and making recommendations for improvements in the future.