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      June 1, 2020

      Monday   8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

      Muthithi Road
      Nairobi, Nairobi Municipality

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      Training on Monitoring and Evaluation 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 key health sector program areas; 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
      5 Days
      What you will learn

      By the end of this course the learners should 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 planned outcomes
      Develop and implement an M&E system
      Develop a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan

      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

      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

      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

      Impact Evaluation in Health Programs

      Why impact evaluation is important
      Project attribution
      Counterfactual in IE
      IE Methods; Difference in Difference & Propensity score matching

      M&E Results Use and Dissemination

      Data demand and use in health programs
      Use of M&E Lessons learnt and Best Practices
      Organization knowledge champions
      M&E reporting format
      M&E results communication strategies

      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: Kenyan Cost (KES) 80,000 Non Kenyan Cost ($) 950

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