Links to the MP3 recordings of MEASURE Evaluation webinar presentations.
Child Marriage Prevention in Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Discussion led by Anastasia Gage
The webinar focused on a recent study on the effect of communication exposure and social influence on parents’ and guardians’ attitudes towards child marriage in Ethiopia.
Monitoring Referrals to Strengthen Service Integration
Discussion led by Cristina de la Torre
The webinar introduced the Referral Systems Assessment and Monitoring Toolkit designed by MEASURE Evaluation for assessing and monitoring referral system functioning.
Evaluating Impact of OVC Programs: Standardizing our methods
Discussion led by Jenifer Chapman
The Child Status Network webinar focused on an orphans and vulnerable children program evaluation toolkit developed to support PEPFAR-funded programs and in large part, to fulfill the aims presented in the USAID Evaluation Policy.
The Prevalence, Experience and Management of Pain Among HIV Outpatients
Discussion led by Dr. Richard Hard, King's College London
A study conducted under MEASURE Evaluation by Dr. Harding and colleagues at King’s College London identified and characterized the prevalence and management of pain among HIV outpatients in PEPFAR sites in Kenya and Uganda.
Monitoring Scale-up of Health Practices and Interventions
Discussion led by Bridgit Adamou
A MEASURE Evaluation PRH webinar presenting the Guide to Monitoring Scale-up of Health Practices and Interventions and discussing key considerations for monitoring scale-up.
Lessons from the Field: How to Address Implementation Challenges of Organizational Strengthening Projects
Discussion led by Ummuro Adano and Yadira Almodóvar-Díaz
A webinar from the CEEME Community of Practice provided an overview of the project development cycle frequently used in organizational strengthening efforts. Presenters used a case study to highlight some typical implementation challenges and identify potential solutions and ways to prevent them.
Measuring Success in Repositioning Family Planning
Discussion led by Nicole Judice and Liz Snyder
Countries can use the Framework for Monitoring and Evaluating Efforts to Reposition Family Planning to monitor and evaluate progress in the policy and advocacy process to increase political and financial commitment for family planning.
Enhancing Family Planning and Reproductive Health Decision Making through GIS Data Linking
Discussion led by James Stewart
MEASURE Evaluation PRH addresses how GIS data linking can help improve family planning and reproductive health program decision making. Participants discuss results of a 2011 case study in Rwanda to assess the utility of a GIS to link, visualize, and analyze multi-sectoral data for FP/RH decision making.
Strengths and Challenges in Implementing Women's Justice and Empowerment Initiative
Discussion led by Shelah Bloom, Suzanne Maman, Elly Arnoff, and Lauren Hill
This discussion covers evaluation of the Women’s Justice and Empowerment Initiative (WJEI) implementation. Researchers conducted intensive field studies in Benin and Kenya and document reviews with telephone interviews in South Africa and Zambia.
Measuring Ethnic and Sexual Identities: Lessons from Two Studies in Central America
Led by Dr. Katherine Andrinopoulos, an Assistant Professor at Tulane University, John Hembling, M&E Specialist, and Tory M. Taylor, also an M&E Specialist.
The webinar focused on selected experiences with measuring ethnic and sexual identity constructs as part of health research.
What Makes a Good Performance Management Plan? A new tool for managers
Discussion led by Tory M. Taylor
This webinar introduces a tool to assist project managers in conducting effective Performance Management Plan (PMP) reviews. The tool is a brief, comprehensive checklist that provides feedback to implementing partners and covers essential elements of a comprehensive PMP.
Using the PLACE Method to Inform Decision Making
Led by Dr. Sharon Weir, MEASURE Evaluation, and Professor Peter Figueroa, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
Presentation on the PLACE method and how it has been used for HIV/STI surveillance, behavioral surveillance, program monitoring, size estimation of most-at-risk populations, and program planning.
Including AIDS-affected Young People in Research on OVC: Challenges and Opportunities
Led by Lucie Cluver, Oxford University and Young Carers Project
A Child Status Network webinar to discussing how to involve young people, especially HIV-positive young people, in research about orphans and other vulnerable children.
M&E for Social Service System Strengthening
Led by Mari Hickman and Kelley McCreery Bunkers
This Child Status Network webinar focused on current best practices to monitor and evaluate social protection systems and child protection systems, while highlighting priority areas for continued dialogue and development.
Using Maps in Decision Making to Strengthen Programs for Orphans and Vulnerable Children
Led by Jen Curran
A Child Status Network webinar to discuss the mapping of orphans and vulnerable children program data for decision making.
Measuring Success Toolkit
Led by Ilene Speizer, Jack Hazerjian, and Laili Irani
This webinar provides instruction on the use of the Measurement, Learning, & Evaluation Project's capacity building toolkit, Measuring Success: Using Data for Health Program Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation.
Community Trace and Verify in Tanzania
Led by Dawne Walker
A Child Status Network webinar on the Community Trace and Verify tool and a participatory M&E approach, both applied in Tanzania.
Findings from a National Situation Analysis of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Zambia
Led by Mathew Ngunga
A Child Status Network webinar on the findings from a national situation analysis of orphans and vulnerable children in Zambia – a report from the baseline study of the STEPS OVC project.
Creating Enabling Environments for M&E (CEEME) Seminar
Led by Ummuro Adano
Presentation on the experiences, results and lessons learned from the CEEME seminar conducted January 30 – February 3, 2012.
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.
Performance of Routine Information System Management (PRISM) Framework
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Beyond Indicators and Reporting: M&E as a Systems Strengthening Intervention
Led by Sian Curtis
This presentation illustrates some of the tensions that arise when implementing M&E interventions and discusses options for resolving them. Curtis places these experiences in the context of current global discussions related to country ownership and health systems strengthening
Child Status Index (CSI) Usage Assessment
Discussion on findings of a recent Child Status Index (CSI) Usage Assessment conducted by MEASURE Evaluation and new CSI usage guidance to be shared.