Webinar Series on Data Demand and Use
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.
Tuesday, January 17
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.
Tuesday, January 24
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.
Tuesday, January 31
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.
Tuesday, February 7
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.
Tuesday, February 14
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.
Tuesday, February 21
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.
Tuesday, February 28
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.
Tuesday, March 6
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.