Following the support provided on DHIS 2.3 intermediate level State level TOT for mentors and supportive supervision to all LGA M&E Officers. Kano will read 67% in the DHIS as some facilities on the platform does not provide all the services DHIS uses to calculate the overall percentage.
Strengthening HIV/AIDS Information Systems at Subnational Levels
Information Systems at
Presentation made at the MEASURE Evaluation Phase III
EoPD Meeting, June 18, 2014
Weak link between the National and the
State M&E Systems (National M&E system
Assessment , 2009)
Government of Nigeria in conjunction with
the U.S. Agency for International
Development (USAID) selected 3 States
for MEASURE Evaluation to improve their
M&E System and strengthen their link with
the National M&E System.
Signed Bilateral MOU with detailed roles and
responsibilities with State Governments
Deployed State M&E Technical Advisors
(SMETAs) with State officials involved in the
Positioned the SMETAs in the government
offices (SACA/ SMOH) to provide technical
support to relevant officers in M&E processes
through mentoring, trainings etc.
Adopted the use of advocacy and participation in
strategic activities such as TWG meetings,
partners forum etc.
Established functional partnership with other
What we did (Activities):
Provided technical assistance (training
and mentorship) to stakeholders at the
State, LGA and health facility levels
Collaborated with relevant Ministries,
Directorates and Agencies (MDAs) and
IPs to ensure availability of national
data collection tools and improve data
reporting and analysis.
Supported the transition of the
Kano State SACA from
committee to agency
Supported the establishment of
functional M&E unit and TWG in
Provided routine mentoring of
staff at all levels of data flow on
generating quality data and
timely submission of data
What we did (Activities): cont’d
Provided mentorship on M&E
Supportive Supervision and
RDQA process to promote
oversight functions of the State
and LGA Officers on data quality
Supported the production of data
factsheet to promote data
awareness and use.
What we did (Activities): cont’d
Supported the States to develop
M&E plan and costed workplan.
Anambra State data reporting status
improved from 25 facilities in only 5
LGAs to 392 in the 21 LGAs.
Kano SACA DHIS database for ART
services was populated from 0% in
2012 to 57% in 2013
Lagos State NHMIS reporting rate on
the national DHIS platform improved
from 47% in Sep 2013 to 51% in April
Improved local capacities on
M&E roles and responsibilities
Positioning technical staff in the
State office promotes government
involvement, ownership and
The donors and the State benefit
more when IPs work closely
together with the State as this
prevents waste of resources due to
duplication of efforts and produces
more sustainable results.
MEASURE Evaluation is a MEASURE project funded by the U.S.
Agency for International Development and implemented by the
Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill in partnership with Futures Group International, ICF
Macro, John Snow, Inc., Management Sciences for Health, and
Tulane University. Views expressed in this presentation do not
necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the U.S. Government.
MEASURE Evaluation is the USAID Global Health Bureau's primary
vehicle for supporting improvements in monitoring and evaluation in
population, health and nutrition worldwide.
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