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MEASURE Evaluation staff and colleagues engage webinar participants in monitoring and evaluation of population, health and nutrition topics.

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Selection on Observables

September 2016

Discussion led by Peter Lance

This webinar considered impact evaluation estimation methods based on an identification strategy that assumes we can observe all factors that influence both program participation and the outcome of interest. It was the third webinar in a series of discussions on the popular MEASURE Evaluation manual, How Do We Know If a Program Made a Difference? A Guide to Statistical Methods for Program Impact Evaluation

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Randomization and Its Discontents

June 2016

Discussion led by Peter Lance

This webinar considered the impact evaluation strategy of randomization of participation in a program. It was the second webinar in a series of discussions on the popular MEASURE Evaluation manual, How Do We Know If a Program Made a Difference? A Guide to Statistical Methods for Program Impact Evaluation

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RHINO Forum: Health Worker Information Systems

May 2016

Led by Amanda Puckett BenDor and Carl Leitner, IntraHealth

This webinar, part of a forum from the Routine Health Information Network (RHINO), featured discussion on the Health Worker Information System using iHRIS, IntraHealth’s open source software application, which has been deployed in more than 20 countries.

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Data Visualization for Decision Making in HIV Programs

April 2016

Led by Tara Nutley, Stacey Berlow, and Isabel Brodsky

The webinar addressed data visualization for decision making in HIV programs and shared examples from the Data Visualization That Works - Facilitating HIV Program Targeting: Case Examples and Considerations resource.

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Fundamentals of Program Impact Evaluation

March 2016

Discussion led by Peter Lance

This webinar addressed the basic challenges of program impact estimation. It was the first in a series of webinar discussions on the popular MEASURE Evaluation manual, How Do We Know If a Program Made a Difference? A Guide to Statistical Methods for Program Impact Evaluation

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Data Warehousing: Bridging Islands of Health Information Systems

January 2016

Discussion led by Sam Wambugu and Manish Kumar

This webinar discussed approaches, processes, and complexities of health data warehousing and illustrated data-warehousing models suitable for integrating data from different sources.

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Interoperability and Crowdsourcing to Improve Antenatal Care Programs

January 2016

Discussion led by MEASURE Evaluations SIFSA's Robert Allen and Joy Kamunyori

The webinar focused on using data interoperability and crowdsourcing to help improve the management of health programs.

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Geospatial Analysis: Innovation in GIS for Better Decision Making

December 2015

Discussion led by John Spencer and Mark Janko

This webinar shared new techniques in geospatial analysis and how they have the potential to transform data-informed decision making.

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Measuring Impact Qualitatively

October 2015

Discussion led by Susan Pietrzyk

The webinar shared preliminary findings from a MEASURE Evaluation research study entitled Measuring Impact Qualitatively.

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RHINO Forum: How can RHIS improve the delivery of HIV/AIDS services?

October 2015

Discussion led by Kola Oyediran and Cristina de la Torre

The webinar, part of a forum from the Routine Health Information Network (RHINO), focused on in how routine health information systems (RHIS) can help improve the deliver of HIV and AIDS services.

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Integration as a Health Systems Strengthening Intervention: Case Studies from Senegal and Malawi

September 2015

Discussion led by Heidi Reynolds, Beth Sutherland, and Daniel Glazier

The webinar focused on in-depth assessments of the integration process in Senegal and Malawi.

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Planificación Familiar en América Latina y el Caribe: Logros de 50 Años

Septiembre 2015

Jane T. Bertrand, PhD, MBA de MEASURE Evaluation y la Universidad de Tulane; Victoria M. Ward, PhD; y Roberto Santiso-Gálvez, Ginecólogo y Obstetra

El seminario virtual se basó  en el informe principal del estudio Planificación Familiar en América Latina y el Caribe: Logros de 50 años.

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Using Data to Support the Most Vulnerable: An OVC Information Needs Framework

The webinar presented and discussed the OVC Information Needs Framework.

September 2015

Discussion led by Molly Cannon and Lisa Parker

The webinar presented and discussed the OVC Information Needs Framework. Presenters shared on the process to strengthen national OVC M&E systems in Nigeria and Tanzania in a way that promotes use and sustainability.

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Strengthening National M&E Systems for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Programs

August 2015

Discussion led by Emeka Anoje, Catholic Relief Services’ SMILE project, and Prisca Mgomberi, MEASURE EvaluationTanzanian Associate Award 

The two presenters shared on the process to strengthen national OVC M&E systems in Nigeria and Tanzania in ways that promote use and sustainability.

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Family Planning in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Achievements of 50 Years

The webinar focused on the Family Planning in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Achievements of 50 Years report.

July 2015

Discussion led by Dr. Jane T. Bertrand, Dr. Roberto Santiso-Gálvez, Dr. Victoria M. Ward, Marguerite Farrell, and Jennifer Slotnick

The webinar focused on the Family Planning in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Achievements of 50 Years report. 

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RHINO Gender and Health Information Systems Forum Kick-off Webinar

This webinar began the RHINO Gender and Health Information Systems forum.

July 2015

Discussion led by Jessica Fehringer and Brittany Schriver 

This webinar began the RHINO Gender and Health Information Systems forum.

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A Powerful Partnership: GIS and Sampling

May 2015

Discussion led by Peter Lance, John Spencer, and Aiko Hattori

The webinar introduced the MEASURE Evaluation GIS and Sampling manual and discussed the possibilities for GIS to make sampling more precise and efficient.

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Methods for Program Impact Evaluation

The webinar focused on the How Do We Know if a Program Made a Difference? A Guide to Statistical Methods for Program Impact Evaluation manual.

September 2014

Discussion led by Peter M. Lance

The webinar focused on the How Do We Know if a Program Made a Difference? A Guide to Statistical Methods for Program Impact Evaluation manual.

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Women’s Economic Empowerment and Gender-based Violence

The webinar presented findings from a study on women’s economic empowerment and gender-based violence.

August 2014

Discussion led by Carolina Mejia, Abby Cannon and Sukie Zietz

The webinar presented findings from a study on women’s economic empowerment and gender-based violence. 

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M&E Guidelines for Key Populations: A MEET, AIMEnet, and GEMNet-Health Virtual Event

The webinar reviewed the M&E Guidelines for Sex Workers, Men who have Sex with Men, & Transgender Populations and began a three-day discussion on the guidelines.

July 2014

Discussion led by Sharon Weir

The webinar reviewed the M&E Guidelines for Sex Workers, Men who have Sex with Men, & Transgender Populations and began a three-day discussion on the guidelines.

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MEASURE Evaluation End-of-Phase-III Event

MEASURE Evaluation and USAID demonstrated how improved monitoring and evaluation contributes to improved health systems, country ownership, sustainability and improved health outcomes.

May 2014

MEASURE Evaluation and USAID demonstrated how improved monitoring and evaluation contributes to improved health systems, country ownership, sustainability and improved health outcomes.

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Key Issues in Impact Evaluation: A MEET and GEMNet-Health Virtual Event

The webinar reviewed key issues in impact evaluation and began a week-long, virtual discussion on the topic between the MEET and GEMNet-Health communities.

April 2014

Discussion led by Sian Curtis, Gustavo Angeles, and Martha Skiles

The webinar reviewed key issues in impact evaluation and began a week-long, virtual discussion on the topic between the MEET and GEMNet-Health communities.

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Child Marriage Prevention in Amhara Region, Ethiopia

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.

February 2014

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.

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Monitoring Referrals to Strengthen Service Integration

Webinar on the Referral Systems Assessment and Monitoring Toolkit

November 2013

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.

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Evaluating Impact of OVC Programs: Standardizing our methods

Child Status Network webinar on evaluating the impact of OVC programs

August 2013

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.

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Lessons from the Field: How to Address Implementation Challenges of Organizational Strengthening Projects

CEEME webinar on implementation challenges of organizational strengthening projects

July 2013

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.

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Monitoring Scale-up of Health Practices and Interventions

Webinar on the Guide to Monitoring Scale-up of Health Practices

July 2013

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.

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The Prevalence, Experience and Management of Pain Among HIV Outpatients

Study on pain among HIV outpatients in Kenya and Uganda

July 2013

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.

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Measuring Success in Repositioning Family Planning

Webinar on the Framework for Monitoring and Evaluating Efforts to Reposition Family Planning.

June 2013

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.

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Enhancing Family Planning and Reproductive Health Decision Making through GIS Data Linking

Participants discuss results of a 2011 case study in Rwanda to assess the utility of a geographic information system to link, visualize, and analyze multi-sectoral data for FP/RH decision making.

May 2013

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.

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Strengths and Challenges in Implementing Women's Justice and Empowerment Initiative

Evaluation of the Women’s Justice and Empowerment Initiative (WJEI) implementation.

April 2013

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.

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Measuring Ethnic and Sexual Identities: Lessons from Two Studies in Central America

Measuring ethnic and sexual identity constructs as part of health research.

March 2013

Discussion led by Dr. Katherine Andrinopoulos, an Assistant Professor at Tulane University, John Hembling, M&E Specialist, and Tory M. Taylor, M&E Specialist.

This discussion focuses on selected experiences measuring ethnic and sexual identity constructs as part of health research.

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What Makes a Good Performance Management Plan? A new tool for managers

Tory M. Taylor (Tulane University) presents a tool to conduct performance management plan reviews for managers.

March 2013

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.

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Using the PLACE Method to Inform Decision Making

How PLACE has been used for HIV surveillance, program monitoring and planning.

February 2013

Discussion 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.

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Including AIDS-affected Young People in Research on OVC: Challenges and Opportunities

How to involve young people in OVC research.

November 2012

Discussion led by Lucie Cluver, Oxford University and Young Carers Project

The Child Status Network discusses how to involve young people, especially HIV-positive young people, in research about orphans and other vulnerable children.

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M&E for Social Service System Strengthening

Overview of best practices for monitoring and evaluating social protection systems and child protection systems.

October 2012

Discussion led by Mari Hickman and Kelley McCreery Bunkers

This Child Status Network reviews best practices to monitor and evaluate social protection systems and child protection systems, while highlighting priority areas for continued dialogue and development.

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Using Maps in Decision Making to Strengthen Programs for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

Mapping OVC program data for decision making.

September 2012

Discussion led by Jen Curran

The Child Status Network to discusses the mapping of orphans and vulnerable children program data for decision making.

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Measuring Success Tool kit

How to use the Measuring Success: Using Data for Health Program Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation tool kit.

September 2012

Discussion 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 tool kit, Measuring Success: Using Data for Health Program Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation.

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Community Trace and Verify in Tanzania

The Child Status Network discusses a participatory M&E approach applied in Tanzania.

July 2012

Discussion 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.

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Findings from a National Situation Analysis of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Zambia

The Child Status Network discusses findings from a baseline study and situation analysis of OVC in Zambia.
June 2012
 
Discussion 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 Review

Review of experiences, results and lessons learned from the CEEME seminar conducted January 30 – February 3, 2012.

April 2012

Discussion led by Ummuro Adano

Presentation on the experiences, results and lessons learned from the CEEME seminar conducted January 30 – February 3, 2012.

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Data Demand and Use Series 8 of 8: Strengthening an Organization’s Capacity to Demand and Use Data

How to sustain data-informed decision making.

March 2012

Discussion 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.

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Data Demand and Use Series 7 of 8: Performance of Routine Information System Management (PRISM) Framework

Discussion reviews four tools to assess RHIS according to the PRISM framework.

February 2012

Discussion 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.

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Data Demand and Use Series 6 of 8: Framework for Linking Data with Action

Discussion on how to assist program managers and policy makers link upcoming decisions with the data sources that can inform their work.

February 2012

Discussion 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.

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Data Demand and Use Series 5 of 8: 7 Steps to Improve HIV/AIDS Programs Guide

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.

February 2012

Discussion 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.

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Data Demand and Use Series 4 of 8: Data Demand and Use Training Materials

The Data Demand and Use Training Materials increase skills of M&E officers to conduct data analysis, interpretation, presentation and use to improve health programs.

February 2012

Discussion 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.

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Data Demand and Use Series 3 of 8: Assessment of Constraints to Data Use

Discussion on a rapid assessment tool designed to identify barriers and constraints that inhibit effective practices in data use.

January 2012

Discussion 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.

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Data Demand and Use Series 2 of 8: Information Use Map

The Information Use Map assesses and identifies opportunities for improved data use and feedback mechanisms.

January 2012

Discussion 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.

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Data Demand and Use Series 1 of 8: Stakeholder Engagement

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

January 2012

Discussion led by Molly Cannon

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

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Beyond Indicators and Reporting: M&E as a Systems Strengthening Intervention

Tensions arise when implementing M&E interventions and options for resolving them. Dr. Sian Curtis places these experiences in the context of current global discussions related to country ownership and health systems strengthening.

January 2012

Discussion led by Dr. Sian Curtis

Tensions arise when implementing M&E interventions and discussing options for resolving them. Dr. Sian Curtis places these experiences in the context of current global discussions related to country ownership and health systems strengthening.

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Child Status Index Usage Assessment

Webinar discusses Child Status Index Usage assessment findings.

January 2012

Discussion led by Elizabeth Snyder, Jen Chapman, and Molly Cannon

Discussion on findings of a Child Status Index (CSI) Usage Assessment conducted by MEASURE Evaluation and new CSI usage guidance to be shared.

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