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Training on Monitoring and Evaluation for Health Programs

By: Devimpact Institute


01 - 05 Apr, 2019  5 days

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USD 950

Monitoring and Evaluation helps in collecting, analyzing and transforming health data into strategic information for informed decision making, improved effectiveness and enhanced advocacy in health programs. MandE will help to ensure that health programs are implemented as planned and to assess whether desired results are being achieved.

This course aims to build the capacity of MandE professionals working in the health sector.  The acquired MandE skills will assist the participants to improve health program planning and performance management and enhance the institutionalization of the collection of health-related data and the analysis of program impact. The main topics covered include the development of monitoring and evaluation for key health sector program areas; HIV and AIDS, STDs, TB, maternal health, family planning, child health and reproductive health.

Target Participants

This course is designed for researchers, project staff, development practitioners, managers and decision makers who are responsible for project, program or organization-level MandE in the Health sector.

What you will learn

By the end of this course the learners should be able to:

  • Understand monitoring and evaluation (MandE) of health programs
  • Design a health project using logical framework
  • Develop indicators and targets for each result level
  • Track performance indicators over the life of the project
  • Evaluation a health project against planned outcomes
  • Develop and implement an MandE system
  • Develop a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Strategic Information in Health Programs
  • Need for reliable information in health programs
  • Components of strategic information
  • Uses of strategic information
  • Strategic information and program life cycle
  • Decision making using strategic information
  • MandE System Strengthening for Health Programs
  • Why MandE System strengthening in health?
  • Use of MandE System strengthening tool
  • Content of MandE System strengthening tool
  • Introduction to MandE
  • Definition of Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Why Monitoring and Evaluation is important
  • Key principles and concepts in MandE
  • MandE in project lifecycle
  • Complementary roles of Monitoring and Evaluation
  • MandE Frameworks
  • Conceptual Frameworks
  • Results Frameworks
  • Logical Framework Analysis (LFA)
  • LogFrame - Design of projects using LogFrame
  • MandE Health Indicators
  • Indicators selection
  • Indicator metrics
  • Linking indicators to results
  • Indicator matrix
  • Tracking of indicators
  • MandE Plans in Health Programs
  • Importance of an MandE Plan
  • Documenting MandE System in the MandE Plan
  • Components of MandE Plan-Monitoring and Evaluation components
  • Using MandE Plan to implement MandE in a Project
  • Gender Perspective in MandE for Health Programs
  • Importance of gender in MandE
  • Integrating gender into program logic
  • Setting gender sensitive indicators
  • Collecting gender disaggregated data
  • Analyzing MandE data from a gender perspective
  • Appraisal of projects from a gender perspective
  • Issues with integrating gender into MandE
  • Health Programs Evaluation
  • Determining evaluation points from results framework
  • Components of evaluations: implementation and process evaluations.
  • Evaluation designs- experimental, quasi-experimental and non-experimental
  • Performance evaluation process
  • Evaluation findings sharing and dissemination
  • Impact Evaluation in Health Programs
  • Why impact evaluation is important
  • Project attribution
  • Counterfactual in IE
  • IE Methods; Difference in Difference and Propensity score matching
  • MandE Results Use and Dissemination
  • Data demand and use in health programs
  • Use of MandE Lessons learnt and Best Practices
  • Organization knowledge champions
  • MandE reporting format
  • MandE results communication strategies

Training Approach

  • This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.
  • Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


  • Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.
Devimpact Institute Training Centre Apr 01 - 05 Apr, 2019

Class Session: 08:00:am - 04:30:am

USD 950.00
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