MEASURE Evaluation News

The Power of Small Grants: Research that Opens Minds — May 24, 2017
Tidy Data and How to Get It — May 02, 2017
Untidy data can undermine even the strongest health information system and introduce a barrier to effective data use.
End Malaria for All — Apr 23, 2017
A Science Speaks blog post by MEASURE Evaluation’s Brittany Iskarpatyoti explains why a focus on gender equity in anti-malaria programming and policies is fundamental to controlling, eliminating, and eradicating the disease.
Tracking Malaria Cases One by One — Apr 21, 2017
MEASURE Evaluation provides training to strengthen surveillance in Senegal
Strengthening Mali’s Epidemiological Surveillance System — Apr 18, 2017
A strong coordination mechanism mobilized partners for action in Mali. This effort has helped to guarantee the success of an integrated DHIS 2 platform, strengthening the country’s epidemiological surveillance system and HIS management as a whole.
Whither the Impact Evaluation? — Mar 24, 2017
Read a blog post from Heidi Reynolds, PhD, Director of Evaluation, and Sian Curtis, PhD, Senior Evaluation Advisor.
International Women’s Day — Mar 07, 2017
We asked two of our gender experts to talk about their work and the differences they see in attention paid to women in developing countries.
Electronic Management Information Systems Strengthened in Bangladesh — Mar 06, 2017
A recently released report from the Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare features work by MEASURE Evaluation to strengthen the country’s electronic management information systems.
How to Help Community-Based mHealth Programs Collect High-Quality Data — Feb 20, 2017
How can we ensure that our community-based mHealth programs are collecting accurate, high-quality data that will help us deliver the right services to the right places at the right time?
Five Ways We Help to Change the World — Jan 30, 2017
Achieving improvements in global health isn’t done alone—it takes a system. Here’s how we help on many fronts to improve lives.
Planning the Future of Digital Health — Dec 19, 2016
Read thoughts from Sam Wambugu, Senior Health Informatics Specialist for MEASURE Evaluation, on the 2016 Global Digital Health Forum.
Challenges and Opportunities in Data Quality, Privacy, and Security — Dec 14, 2016
MEASURE Evaluation undertook an assessment to study how mobile phone user behavior among health workers in LMICs may affect data quality—including data privacy, security, and confidentiality.
Stemming the tide of HIV by addressing gender in Botswana — Nov 22, 2016
USAID in Botswana and MEASURE Evaluation conducted a gender analysis to identify barriers and make recommendations to help curtail HIV.
Project shows how to increase HIV treatment retention: Use the data you already have — Nov 22, 2016
Read a guest post by Kate Klein, Catherine Barker, Michelle Li, and Nena do Nascimento.
Routine Data, Uncommon Evaluation: An Innovative, Mixed-Methods Assessment of Malaria Interventions in Nigeria — Nov 15, 2016
MEASURE Evaluation helped assess effectiveness of interventions to reduce malaria disease intervention in Nigeria.
Indicators to Measure Family Planning and HIV Integration — Nov 02, 2016
A new manual recommends that all USAID missions use additional indicators to track family planning (FP)/HIV service delivery and client-focused outcomes.
Informing Investments in Health Information Systems — Sep 16, 2016
What interventions work to strengthen a country’s health information systems so they improve the functioning of the country’s overall health system and, at the same time, provide data that satisfy the need for donors to report on international goals?
Mixed-Method Evaluations Lend Rigor to Design — Oct 31, 2016
Read Heidi Reynolds' blog on the AEA 2016 Conference.
All About Gender — Oct 29, 2016
Read Mahua Mandal's blog on the AEA 2016 Conference.
Identifying as an Evaluator — Oct 28, 2016
Read Bridgit Adamou’s blog on the AEA 2016 Conference.