Anglophone Regional Workshop on Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation of Malaria Control Programs

Starting September 11, 2018 - Ending September 11, 2019

Rationale

Since 2010, the University of Ghana, School of Public Health, in collaboration with MEASURE Evaluation, has offered an annual, regional workshop on surveillance, monitoring, and evaluation (SME) of malaria programs. This workshop fulfills a need for better SME support to generate high-quality data and to analyze and use data to better inform program planning at the country level. To build the capacity of professionals in Africa, this non-degree course provides training in the tools and techniques used to monitor and evaluate malaria programs. 

 

Workshop Objectives

The workshop aims to: 

Build skills in fundamental concepts and practical approaches to SME of malaria programs 

Discuss programmatic applications of main tools and data systems used to monitor and evaluate malaria programs 

Provide a venue for participants to share and learn from other country experiences to strengthen their SME systems 

Create an alumni group of SME experts



Course Content

The course will provide participants with SME tools, techniques, and resources needed for planning, organizing, and managing malaria programs and projects.

The first week, January 14-18, 2019 will focus on SME fundamentals of malaria programs.

Modules include: Using Data for Decision-Making; Designing and Implementing SME Plans; Frameworks, Indicators; Data Sources; Data Quality; Evaluation Designs; Data Management and Analysis; and Data Presentation, Interpretation, and Use. 



The second week, January 21-25, 2019 will offer two track options held concurrently. Participants may choose one track per year.

 

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