A Regional Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Programs

Posted on 4 June, 2009 – 9:00 AM

Date: August 3-14, 2009
Venue: Pretoria, South Africa

USAID’s MEASURE Evaluation Project is pleased to announce a training opportunity for the Anglophone Africa region. The School of Health Systems and Public Health at University of Pretoria in Pretoria, South Africa is offering a regional workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Programs. This two-week course will take place August 3 – 14, 2009, and will be taught in English.

The workshop will offer intensive training that will cover the fundamental concepts and tools for monitoring and evaluating HIV/AIDS programs. The workshop will include sessions on: The Role of Strategic Information in Decision Making; M&E Frameworks; Indicators; Information Systems; Evaluation Designs; Developing M&E Plans; Selecting, Calculating and Interpreting Indicators; and Facilitating the Use of Strategic Information. In addition, modules on program areas and cross cutting issues appropriate for the Anglophone Africa region will also be included. Hands-on experience in designing monitoring and evaluation plans will be gained by doing exercises, and working in small groups throughout the workshop. The participant groups will present the results of their projects during the final day of the workshop. The course is designed for national and sub- national level M&E professionals and their counterparts, assistants and advisors who are involved with the implementation of HIV/AIDS programs.

The fee for the workshop is course is US$1,650. This fee does not include living expenses, airfare, visa fees, or other expenses. A limited number of MEASURE Evaluation fellowships are available for qualified applicants who are citizens of USAID-assisted countries.

Please note that the application deadline is June 5, 2009.

For more information, contact the course organizers at MEASURE Evaluation: Email: measure_project@jsi.com or fax: (703) 528-7480, or visit the MEASURE Evaluation website at http://www.cpc.unc.edu/measure/training/workshops/me-hiv-aids-programs-south-africa/m-e-of-hiv-aids-programs-south-africa-august-3-14-2009

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  1. 5 Responses to “A Regional Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Programs”

  2. This sound like a very important training that to me, should have been organised long time ago. Thanks to the team that is arranging the workshop. I want to inquire if there are any scholarships being awarded in to this important workshop.
    Kevin
    M & E officer- KICOSHP KENYA

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    By Kevo on Jun 5, 2009

  3. I was looking for such kind of training for loning times. My name is Kassahun Tezera from Ethiopia. I am working as M&E officer for one USAID funded international organization on M&E. Is there any scholarship opportunity to attend for this interesting topic ?

    Kassahun T.

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    By Kassahun Tezera on Jun 10, 2009

  4. THIS SEEMS TO BE A GOOD WORKSHOP FOR ME AS AM WORKING IN A RURAL SET UP. MY NAME IS MUHUMUZA KANANURA RORNALD WORKING AS AN M & E OFFICER IN REACH OUT HIV/AID INTIATIVE IN RURAL AREAS OF LUWEERO IN UGANDA. I MAY WANT TO ENQUIRE IF THERE IS SPONSORSHIPS FOR THIS WORKSHOP.

    MUHUMUZA KANANURA RORNALD

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    By MUHUMUZA KANANURA RORNALD on Jun 22, 2009

  5. This is a great idea.I am very intersted. I am Working for US Peace Corps Swaziland, in a country where HIV and Development is very crucial. I whant to know if there is any Funding provided for this workshop.

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    By Simon T Khumalo on Jul 3, 2009

  6. the course is very interesting and relevant to what Iam doing at the Instute of Development Management (IDM) in Swaziland. I traing HIV/AIDS managers on Leadership Development Program funded by PPEFER through MSH swaziland.The only problem I have is funding for attending the workshop.Is it possible to get funding?

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    By zanele Manana on Jul 6, 2009

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