A malaria-focused program just awarded—“Strengthening Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation for Malaria Control and Elimination (Malaria SM&E)”—will provide $36 million in new funding for MEASURE Evaluation, housed at the Carolina Population Center of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The award comes from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), which funds MEASURE Evaluation—a global health project.
News Source: MEASURE Evaluation
All countries can accelerate reduction in malaria cases and deaths through the data contained in routine health information systems (RHIS). That’s the thesis of work MEASURE Evaluation, led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is conducting in … Read more
In 2014, an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea revealed the shortcomings of the national health information system (SNIS) in terms of strategy, health information and use of that information to respond to health issues. The Bureau of Strategy … Read more
Data from Zambia’s health facilities must be of high quality for U.S. government funders and for the country’s policymakers to make sound decisions on health policy, health programs and the allocation of scarce resources. At the request of U.S. Agency for … Read more
One of the largest research awards made to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill just got bigger, making MEASURE Evaluation not only UNC’s largest project in global health, but the largest single award the university has ever received, at $231.9 million.
Every child born should have the optimum chance of survival. Although that goal might seem obvious, the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 (SDGs) have placed new emphasis on newborn survival as central to the global health agenda. The SDG target … Read more
Manish Kumar is the senior technical specialist for health systems strengthening at MEASURE Evaluation, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and led by the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. … Read more
Low- and middle-income countries struggle to provide quality, accessible healthcare. Health system innovation and integration and accurate, comprehensive data are needed to improve health outcomes and policy. In response, policymakers, funding organizations and health program implementers are increasingly exploring the … Read more
A plethora of tools have been developed to assess the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) capacity of public institutions and international development organizations. Most of these tools, however, fall short of presenting a framework for understanding an organization’s capacity to develop systems to … Read more
More than 60 participants gathered in London Sept. 11–15, 2017, to consider ways to further develop and strengthen country leadership in assessing and ultimately accelerating national reform in alternative care for children in four countries: Armenia, Ghana, Moldova and Uganda. … Read more