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      Training on Advanced M&E and Data Management for Health Programs in Nairobi

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      November 2, 2020

      Monday   8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

      P O BOX 10549-00400
      Nairobi, Nairobi Municipality 00400

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      Training on Advanced M&E and Data Management for Health Programs

      About the course
      Monitoring and Evaluation helps in collecting, analyzing and transforming health data into strategic information for informed decision making, improved effectiveness and enhanced advocacy in health programs. M&E will help to ensure that health programs are implemented as planned and to assess whether desired results are being achieved.

      This course aims to build the capacity of M&E professionals working in the health sector. The acquired M&E skills will assist the participants to improve health program planning and performance management and enhance the institutionalization of the collection of health-related data and the analysis of program impact. The main topics covered include the development of monitoring and evaluation for population, health and nutrition interventions (e.g. HIV and AIDS, STDs, TB, maternal health, family planning, child health and reproductive health).

      Target Participants
      This course is designed for researchers, project staff, development practitioners, managers and decision makers who are responsible for project, program or organization-level M&E in the Health sector.

      Course duration
      14 days

      What you will learn
      By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

      Understand monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of health programs
      Design a health project using logical framework
      Develop indicators and targets for each result level
      Track performance indicators over the life of the project
      Evaluation a health project against the set results
      Gain quantitative and qualitative skills for data collection and analysis of health programs
      Carryout Data quality assessment and improvement of health programs
      Analyze health data spatially using GIS
      Course Outline
      Introduction to Strategic Information in Health Programs

      Need for reliable information in health programs
      Components of strategic information
      Uses of strategic information
      Strategic information and program life cycle
      Decision making using strategic information
      M&E System Strengthening for Health Programs

      Why M&E System strengthening in health?
      Use of M&E System strengthening tool
      Content of M&E System strengthening tool
      Introduction to M&E

      Definition of Monitoring and Evaluation
      Why Monitoring and Evaluation is important
      Key principles and concepts in M&E
      M&E in project lifecycle
      Complementary roles of Monitoring and Evaluation
      M&E Frameworks

      Conceptual Frameworks
      Results Frameworks
      Logical Framework Analysis (LFA)
      LogFrame - Design of projects using LogFrame
      M&E Health Indicators

      Indicators selection
      Indicator metrics
      Linking indicators to results
      Indicator matrix
      Tracking of indicators
      M&E Plans in Health Programs

      Importance of an M&E Plan
      Documenting M&E System in the M&E Plan
      Components of M&E Plan-Monitoring and Evaluation components
      Using M&E Plan to implement M&E in a Project
      Data Collection Tools and Techniques

      Sources of M&E data –primary and secondary
      Sampling during data collection
      Qualitative data collection methods
      Quantitative data collection methods
      Participatory data collection methods
      Introduction to data triangulation
      Gender Perspective in M&E for Health Programs

      Importance of gender in M&E
      Integrating gender into program logic
      Setting gender sensitive indicators
      Collecting gender disaggregated data
      Analyzing M&E data from a gender perspective
      Appraisal of projects from a gender perspective
      Issues with integrating gender into M&E
      Data Quality in health programs

      Importance of data quality in health programs
      Data quality elements
      Routine Data Quality Assessments
      Data Quality Audit
      Data Quality Assurance
      Qualitative Data Analysis in Health Programs

      Principles of qualitative data analysis
      Data preparation for qualitative analysis
      Linking and integrating multiple data sets in different forms
      Thematic and content analysis for qualitative data
      Manipulation and analysis of data using NVivo
      Quantitative Data Analysis in Health Programs – (Using SPSS/Stata)

      Introduction to statistical concepts
      Creating variables and data entry
      Data reconstruction
      Variables manipulation
      Descriptive statistics
      Understanding data weighting
      Inferential statistics: hypothesis testing, T-test, ANOVA, regression analysis
      Health Programs Evaluation

      Determining evaluation points from results framework
      Components of evaluations: implementation and process evaluations.
      Evaluation designs- experimental, quasi-experimental and non-experimental
      Performance evaluation process
      Evaluation findings sharing and dissemination
      Data Demand and Use for Health Programs

      Using data to inform Policies and Programs
      Determinants of Data Use
      Understanding Data and Information Flow
      Linking Data to Action
      Knowledge management for data use in health programs
      Use of GIS in M&E for Health Programs

      Benefits of using GIS in health programs
      Geographic approaches to global health
      GIS advantages for M&E in Health
      Using GIS software and data
      GIS data sources health related issues
      GIS analysis and mapping techniques
      Training Approach
      This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

      Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

      Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

      Tailor-Made Course
      We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more:

      Cost: Payment required - 1200.00

      Categories: Education

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