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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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