Project Update: Fall 2009<br />
Overview<br />2009 Portfolio Review<br />End of Task Order and Phase II<br />Global Health Initiative<br />
2009 Portfolio Review<br />
2009 Portfolio Review: Bureau-Wide Portfolio<br />Regional capacity to provide M&E training increased thereby increasing a...
2009 Portfolio Review: HIV/AIDS<br />New Virtual Leadership Development Program launched for HIV/AIDS M&E teams <br />Afri...
2009 Portfolio Review: HIV/AIDS<br />Evaluations of Four Programs Supporting OVC in Kenya and Tanzania focus on Child and ...
2009 Portfolio Review: HIDN<br />LQAS baseline survey on child health outcomes in Nyanza and Western provinces of Kenya fl...
End of the Task Order and Phase II<br />
Closing Out Phase II and TO<br />Phase II ended September 2009<br />Currently compiling EOP report<br />Task Order ended M...
Why did we not meet some targets?<br />Some targets too ambitious  - outcome targets (e.g. use of data) further from our c...
Evaluating M&E and HIS<br />More attention needed on measuring and documenting outcomes relevant to M&E/HIS<br />Educate o...
Global Health Initiative<br />
Global Health Initiative<br />Announced May 2009 by President Obama - $63 billion over 6 years<br />HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria ...
What might this mean for us?<br />Increased emphasis on evaluation – increase knowledge of what works in public health<br ...
Current Opportunities<br />Several brief concepts developed for current funds in evaluation and emerging areas e.g.<br />G...
Conclusions<br />Congratulations and Thank You for a highly productive and successful end to Phase II and TO and smooth tr...
MEASURE Evaluation is funded by the U.S. Agency for <br />International Development and is implemented by the<br />Carolin...
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Project Update Fall 2009

  1. 1. Project Update: Fall 2009<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />2009 Portfolio Review<br />End of Task Order and Phase II<br />Global Health Initiative<br />
  3. 3. 2009 Portfolio Review<br />
  4. 4. 2009 Portfolio Review: Bureau-Wide Portfolio<br />Regional capacity to provide M&E training increased thereby increasing access to and sustainability of local M&E training<br />First national post-census mortality survey identifies leading causes of death for key population subgroups in Mozambique<br />Global exchange of best practices and lessons learned in use of data to improve programs and polices strengthened.<br />PRISM tools contribute to leveraging of resources for successful health information systems strengthening initiatives in the LAC Region <br />Experience with PRISM and HMN Assessment tools serve as model for HIS strengthening in the LAC Region <br />
  5. 5. 2009 Portfolio Review: HIV/AIDS<br />New Virtual Leadership Development Program launched for HIV/AIDS M&E teams <br />African UN-Member states commit to linking health and mapping efforts.<br />Findings from study of adherence among patients in antiretroviral therapy (ART) programs in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa highlights constraints to maintaining adherence to ART<br />
  6. 6. 2009 Portfolio Review: HIV/AIDS<br />Evaluations of Four Programs Supporting OVC in Kenya and Tanzania focus on Child and Caregiver Outcomes<br />The Salvation Army in Tanzania strengthens its M&E systems for community-based programs based on CLPIR field test<br />Three Inter-linked Patient Monitoring Systems for HIV care/ART, MCH/PMTCT and TB/HIV launched with WHO<br />
  7. 7. 2009 Portfolio Review: HIDN<br />LQAS baseline survey on child health outcomes in Nyanza and Western provinces of Kenya flags priority districts for health programming <br />M&E plan developed for strengthening avian influenza detection and response in Egypt<br />Study finds evidence of graded diagonal effects of intensive malaria scale up on ARI and Diarrhea management. <br />
  8. 8. End of the Task Order and Phase II<br />
  9. 9. Closing Out Phase II and TO<br />Phase II ended September 2009<br />Currently compiling EOP report<br />Task Order ended March 2009<br />165 of 185 deliverables completed (89%); Further 11 in final stages of review/production<br />9 of 19 PMP targets met or exceeded<br />More likely to meet process/output targets than outcome targets<br />
  10. 10. Why did we not meet some targets?<br />Some targets too ambitious - outcome targets (e.g. use of data) further from our control<br />Inter-dependency between project results in demand-collection-use cycle<br />Challenge of measuring outcomes in our area of work<br />Reporting burden of evidence-based narratives<br />
  11. 11. Evaluating M&E and HIS<br />More attention needed on measuring and documenting outcomes relevant to M&E/HIS<br />Educate on M&E/HIS strengthening as a health systems intervention – not just about reporting<br />Streamline and simplify results reporting process within project<br />Prior planning and more support for M&E within the project<br />Critical component of our global leadership role<br />
  12. 12. Global Health Initiative<br />
  13. 13. Global Health Initiative<br />Announced May 2009 by President Obama - $63 billion over 6 years<br />HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria + MCH, FP, neglected tropical diseases<br />Five cross-cutting approaches<br />Woman-centered programming<br />Strategic integration and coordination<br />Country ownership<br />Sustainability and health systems strengthening<br />Improved metrics, monitoring and evaluation<br />
  14. 14. What might this mean for us?<br />Increased emphasis on evaluation – increase knowledge of what works in public health<br />Health systems strengthening (HSS)<br />Health system interventions in global programs<br />HIS as a component of HSS<br />Institutional capacity building and sustainability<br />Increasing integration and/or linkages between vertical M&E systems and national systems<br />M&E of gender issues in public health programs<br />M&E of integrated programs, including referral systems<br />
  15. 15. Current Opportunities<br />Several brief concepts developed for current funds in evaluation and emerging areas e.g.<br />Gender and M&E<br />Research agenda on HIS and HSS<br />Referral indicators and organizational networks<br />Evaluation of country M&E systems strengthening<br />Year 3 work plan – core and field<br />Planning starting now – ideas welcome<br />
  16. 16. Conclusions<br />Congratulations and Thank You for a highly productive and successful end to Phase II and TO and smooth transition to Phase III<br />Potential new opportunities with Global Health Initiative – details emerging but opportunities for new ideas now<br />Global leadership needed on evaluating M&E and HIS interventions – well-placed to provide it<br />
  17. 17. MEASURE Evaluation is funded by the U.S. Agency for <br />International Development and is implemented by the<br />Carolina Population Center at the University of North <br />Carolina at Chapel Hill in partnership with Futures Group<br />International, ICF Macro, John Snow, Inc., Management <br />Sciences for Health, and Tulane University. The views <br />expressed in this presentation do not necessarily reflect<br />the views of USAID or the United States Government.<br />

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