Nigeria End-of-Phase-III Dissemination Meeting
The purpose of the Nigeria End-of-Phase-III dissemination meeting is to share the project’s successes, discuss lessons learned and formally announce to all stakeholders the winding up of Phase III activities. Phase III of MEASURE Evaluation ran from August 2008 – August 2013, with a one year extension to August 2014. MEASURE Evaluation commenced global operation about 15 years ago and its operation in Nigeria spanned a period of about 10 years.
The event presents an opportunity for MEASURE Evaluation to disseminate its many accomplishments in Nigeria to all its stakeholders, and to chart a course forward for all M&E professionals. Among its many achievements, MEASURE Evaluation:
- Supported the assessment of HIV/AIDS M&E systems at national and state levels, addressing and implementing solutions to gaps over a five year period;
- Institutionalized M&E trainings in two universities in Nigeria, thus contributing to human capacity development on M&E of health programs in sub-Saharan Africa;
- Supported and provided technical assistance to the Health Records Officers Registration Board of Nigeria in the review of health information management curriculum;
- Organized, through collaboration with health system stakeholders, the first Health and Mapping Summit in Nigeria, thus spreading the application of geo-spatial analysis in health programming in the country;
- Facilitated and provided technical guidance in the production of the first coded Master Facility List for use as a national standard for the identification of health facilities in the country;
- Provided technical leadership in developing national supportive supervision guidelines for M&E of HIV/AIDS programs;
- Provided technical assistance and supported development guidelines that strengthen systemic monitoring and evaluation of OVC programming;
- Developed a National Data Documentation Archive as a repository for microdata and metadata of all health related surveys in the country;
- Collaborated in the development of a Health Sector M&E Framework at the national level; and
- Strengthened M&E systems at subnational levels – especially in Anambra, Kano and Lagos States.