M&E of HIV/AIDS and Health
Programs in Nigeria:
Our Innovations
Samson Bamidele
MEASURE Evaluation End of Phase III Dissem...
Outline
 Introduction
 Rationale
 Objectives
 Strategies
 Accomplishments
 Key Innovations
 Next steps
Introduction
 Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is a vital
component of the HIV national response
 M&E leads to improved H...
Rationale:
 Weak information systems and inadequate human
capacity and resources are some of the challenges in
strategic ...
Objectives
 To strengthen the HIV/AIDS M&E system through
innovative approaches to data management.
 To increase and str...
Strategies
 Consultation and advocacy
 Strengthen government’s ability to coordinate through
mentoring, coaching, and tr...
Accomplishments of MEASURE Evaluation - I
 Provided technical leadership and support in the
development of National Monit...
Accomplishments of MEASURE Evaluation - II
 Provided technical leadership in the operations of
Strategic Knowledge Manage...
Accomplishments of MEASURE Evaluation - III
 Provided technical support in commissioning and
conducting HIV national surv...
Key Innovations – DQA
 Improving quality of data  To verify the quality
of reported data for
key indicators at
selected ...
Key Innovations – M&E Assessments
 Assessing the Status of
M&E Systems
 An Organizing
Framework for
studying M&E systems...
Key Innovations – Strengthening M&E
Capacity
 To sustain localize and
sustain the offering of
short-term M&E trainings
in...
Key Innovations – Review of Curriculum
for the training of Health Records Officers
Participatory
approach to
enhancing the...
Next Steps - I
 Build and strengthen greater capacity in M&E
and HIS
 Increase capacity to implement impact
evaluations ...
Next Steps - II
 Improve generation of high quality data
 Promote data use culture through secondary
data analysis, tria...
Thank you for listening
MEASURE Evaluation is a MEASURE project funded by the U.S.
Agency for International Development and implemented by the
Car...
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M&E of HIV/AIDS and Health Programs in Nigeria: Our Innovations

  1. 1. M&E of HIV/AIDS and Health Programs in Nigeria: Our Innovations Samson Bamidele MEASURE Evaluation End of Phase III Dissemination Meeting June 18, 2014
  2. 2. Outline  Introduction  Rationale  Objectives  Strategies  Accomplishments  Key Innovations  Next steps
  3. 3. Introduction  Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is a vital component of the HIV national response  M&E leads to improved HIV/AIDS service delivery and evidence-based policymaking  MEASURE Evaluation contributed to the HIV national response through M&E and health information system  This was in line with the institutionalization of third principle of the “Three Ones” concept endorsed by the United Nations for a national M&E system
  4. 4. Rationale:  Weak information systems and inadequate human capacity and resources are some of the challenges in strategic information (SI)  Need for better coordination, synergy, and leveraging of limited resources.  Need for quality data that the country can use for decision making, planning, reporting and accountability  Need for a functional M&E system that tracks progress and impact
  5. 5. Objectives  To strengthen the HIV/AIDS M&E system through innovative approaches to data management.  To increase and strengthen human capacity needed for strong M&E/HIS through training, mentorship, coaching and partnership.
  6. 6. Strategies  Consultation and advocacy  Strengthen government’s ability to coordinate through mentoring, coaching, and training  Collaboration with stakeholders to achieve functional and robust national M&E system  Technical support through trainings on data management, analysis, quality, and use  Technical input and facilitation support in government- led meetings.
  7. 7. Accomplishments of MEASURE Evaluation - I  Provided technical leadership and support in the development of National Monitoring and Evaluation Operational Plan II (2011 – 2016).  Provided technical leadership and support in the harmonization of indicators and revision of health sector tools.  Assisted Government in developing national HIV/AIDS annual workplan in 2012.  Contributed to improvement in data availability and quality at national and state levels
  8. 8. Accomplishments of MEASURE Evaluation - II  Provided technical leadership in the operations of Strategic Knowledge Management Technical Working Group and in the formation and strengthening of the sub-committees  Introduced and supported the adaptation of a tool for joint national data quality assessment  Established a mechanism for archiving health-related surveys using National Health Data Archive (NaHeDA)  Contributed to building capacity of government agencies and implementing partners in data management and quality
  9. 9. Accomplishments of MEASURE Evaluation - III  Provided technical support in commissioning and conducting HIV national surveys  Was instrumental to the implementation of the first national early warning indicators study to guide HIV Drug Resistance Monitoring  Contributed to the inauguration of HIV Mathematical Modeling Technical Working Group  Offered technical leadership in the development of Supportive Supervision Guidelines for the M&E of HIV and AIDS programs
  10. 10. Key Innovations – DQA  Improving quality of data  To verify the quality of reported data for key indicators at selected sites.  To assess the ability of data- management systems to collect manage and report quality data
  11. 11. Key Innovations – M&E Assessments  Assessing the Status of M&E Systems  An Organizing Framework for studying M&E systems  Organizes all aspects of the M&E system based on 12- components  Although developed for HIV M&E systems, the principles are applicable for all sectors
  12. 12. Key Innovations – Strengthening M&E Capacity  To sustain localize and sustain the offering of short-term M&E trainings in order to respond to the demand for skilled M&E professionals in Nigeria.  To mentor two universities towards integrating M&E courses into their long- term MPH programs
  13. 13. Key Innovations – Review of Curriculum for the training of Health Records Officers Participatory approach to enhancing the skills of Health Records Officers
  14. 14. Next Steps - I  Build and strengthen greater capacity in M&E and HIS  Increase capacity to implement impact evaluations of HIV programs, policies, and interventions  Improve evidence-based M&E through research and special studies
  15. 15. Next Steps - II  Improve generation of high quality data  Promote data use culture through secondary data analysis, triangulation, systematic reviews, and mathematical modeling for evidence-based decision making  Establish a system for ensuring continued quality, collection, and use of health data within the HMIS
  16. 16. Thank you for listening
  17. 17. 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 International, 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. Visit us online at http://www.cpc.unc.edu/measure

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