Webinar Series on Data Demand and Use

MEASURE Evaluation hosted an eight part webinar series focused on data demand and use for data users and producers in the health sector.

In an eight-part webinar series, MEASURE Evaluation's experts presented tools designed to facilitate the use of information, assess routine health information system performance, identify barriers to and improve data use, engage stakeholders, and link data to action. The experts also provided examples of how tools have been applied.  

Webinar Schedule

Tuesday, January 17

Assessment of Constraints to Data Use

Led by Tara Nutley and Molly Cannon

Assessment of Constraints to Data Use is a rapid assessment tool designed to identify barriers and constraints that inhibit effective practices in data use. Download Assessment of Constraints to Data Use.

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Tuesday, January 24

Information Use Map

Led by Erik Geers

The Information Use Map assesses and identifies opportunities for improved data use and feedback mechanisms for stakeholders across different levels of the health system. Download Information Use Map.

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Tuesday, January 31

Stakeholder Engagement

Led by Molly Cannon

The Stakeholder Engagement tool helps ensure that the appropriate stakeholders in decision processes have been identified and involved. Download Stakeholder Engagement.

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Tuesday, February 7

Performance of Routine Information System Management Framework (PRISM)

Led by Natasha Kanagat

The PRISM framework consists of four tools to assess Routine Health Information System (RHIS) performance, identify technical, behavioral and organizational factors that affect RHIS, aid in designing priority interventions to improve performance and improve quality and use of routine health data. Download PRISM.

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Tuesday, February 14

Framework for Linking Data with Action

Led by Tara Nutley

The Framework for Linking Data with Action assists program managers and policy makers link upcoming decisions with the data sources that can inform them. Download Framework for Linking Data with Action.

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Tuesday, February 21

7 Steps to Improve HIV/AIDS Programs Guide

Led by Nicole Judice

The 7 Steps to Improve HIV/AIDS Programs Guide presents concrete steps and illustrative examples that can be used to facilitate the use of information as a part of the decision-making processes guiding program design, management and service provision in the health sector. Download 7 Steps to Improve HIV/AIDS Programs Guide.

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Tuesday, February 28

Data Demand and Use Training Materials

Led by Tara Nutley

The Data Demand and Use Training Materials increase the skills of M&E officers and health program staff to conduct data analysis, interpretation, presentation and use for health program improvement. Download Data Demand and Use Training Materials.

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Tuesday, March 6

Strengthening an Organization’s Capacity to Demand and Use Data

Led by Nicole Judice and Dauda Sulaiman Dauda

Bringing data users and producers together, applying tools to improve data use, and training health professionals in data-informed decision making cannot be sustained unless mechanisms are put in place to ensure that host organizations are supportive and committed to continued data use. Download the Fact Sheet.

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Continue the conversation

Join the Data Use Network to ask follow up questions, share feedback, and to connect with professionals interested in strengthening the links between data and decision making. Join DataUseNet.

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