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Join us for a Webinar:

Measurement Matters! Improving Routine Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health Data for Better Outcomes

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
9:00AM-10:30AM EDT

In order to reach the Sustainable Development Goals, countries are focusing on improving the coverage, quality and equity of high-impact reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent (RMNCAH) interventions. Improvements in RMNCAH outcomes cannot be achieved without robust methods to track progress and the availability of timely and high quality data to allow health workers and managers to make good decisions. For health workers and managers to be able to use the right data at the right time and place, countries must identify and define key RMNCAH indicators and include them in national health management information systems (HMIS); national health information systems (HIS) must be strong enough to collect high quality data; and tools and processes must exist for health workers and managers with the right competencies to analyze, visualize and ultimately use data to make good decisions.

Join USAID's flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program for a webinar on March 26 to reflect on MCSP’s and other partners’ experiences in promoting better measurement and data use at the global and country levels over the last five years. We will consider progress to date, key learning and priority directions to improve routine RMNCAH data for action and accountability at the global and country levels.

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Opening Remarks

Bill Weiss, Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor, Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Barbara Rawlins, Monitoring and Evaluation Team Lead, USAID's flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP)

Evolution of Globally Recommended Routine RMNCAH Metrics

Dr. Allisyn Moran, Scientist, Epidemiology Monitoring and Evaluation in the Department of Maternal, Newborn Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization (WHO)

Improving the RMNCAH Content of National HMIS

Barbara Rawlins, Monitoring and Evaluation Team Lead, MCSP

Betuel Sigauque, Technical Director, MCSP Mozambique

Strengthening the Functioning of Health Information Systems

Derek Kunaka, Senior Health Information Systems Advisor, MEASURE Evaluation

Kate Gilroy, Senior Child Health and Measurement, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Technical Advisor, MCSP

Promoting Analysis, Visualization and Use of Routine RMNCAH Data for Action at the Point of Care

Dr. Chibugo Okoli, Deputy Chief of Party, MCSP Nigeria

Asnakew Tsega, Senior Immunization Technical Advisor, MCSP

Closing Remarks

Nefra Faltas, Child Health Advisor, Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition, Bureau for Global Health, USAID

Dr. Koki Agarwal, Director, MCSP

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