Using Routine Data to Improve ART Retention: Examples and lessons learned from the literature and experts in the field
Discussion led by Nena do Nascimento, Cathy Barker, and Michelle Li
The webinar shared examples and lessons learned on using routine data to improve antiretroviral therapy (ART) retention. Access the related Using Routine Data to Improve Antiretroviral Treatment Retention: Examples and Lessons Learned from the Literature and Experts in the Field resource.
Discussion led by Gretchen Bachman, Christine Fu, Lisa Parker, Lisa Marie Albert, Jenifer Chapman, Walter Obiero, and Susan Settergren
The webinar provided updated guidance for collecting the OVC MER Essential Survey Indicators, summarized from the Frequently Asked Questions document, and responded to questions on collecting the indicators.
Discussion led by Peter Lance
The "Within Estimators" webinar was the fourth 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.
Discussion led by Valerie Flax and Jennifer Yourkavitch
This webinar presented findings from a study on gender and participation in prevention or elimination of mother-to-child HIV transmission programs in Malawi and Uganda under Option B+.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Discussion led by MEASURE Evaluations SIFSA's Robert Allen and Joy Kamunyori
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.
Discussion led by Susan Pietrzyk
The webinar shared preliminary findings from a MEASURE Evaluation research study entitled Measuring Impact Qualitatively.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Discussion led by Jessica Fehringer and Brittany Schriver
This webinar began the RHINO Gender and Health Information Systems forum.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MEASURE Evaluation and USAID demonstrated how improved monitoring and evaluation contributes to improved health systems, country ownership, sustainability and improved health outcomes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Discussion led by Jen Curran
The Child Status Network to discusses the mapping of orphans and vulnerable children program data for decision making.
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.
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.
Discussion led by Ummuro Adano
Presentation on the experiences, results and lessons learned from the CEEME seminar conducted January 30 – February 3, 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.
Data Demand and Use Series 7 of 8: Performance of Routine Information System Management (PRISM) Framework
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Discussion led by Molly Cannon
The Stakeholder Engagement tool helps ensure that the appropriate stakeholders in decision processes have been identified and involved.
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.
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.