Policymakers, program staff and researchers face many questions related to the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of population, health and nutrition programs in developing countries. There is, however, a shortage of staff with the skills to answer these questions. Such monitoring and evaluation skills are crucial to the successful implementation, design, monitoring and evaluation of population, nutrition and health programs. In order to build the capacity of professionals in Asia and the other regions, a five days non-degree course will provide training in the fundamentals of monitoring and evaluation tools and techniques.
Workshop Objectives : At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to
Course Content :
Eligibility : The course is designed for entry-level to mid-level health and population officers, program managers and other professionals involved with the implementation of population, health and nutrition programs, and who are seeking an introduction to the fundamentals of monitoring and evaluation. Applicants should be proficient in English, have some analytic skills and have current responsibilities for developing monitoring and evaluation plans for health programs. Computer literacy and experience with data systems would be an advantage.
Faculty : The course will be taught by faculty members of the Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University; and other experts from other government, non-governmental and international agencies working on monitoring and evaluation of population, health and nutrition programs in Thailand or the Region.
Application procedures and deadlines : Persons who wish to take part in the workshop should send the completed application forms and other application documents as soon as possible to:
Application materials should arrive in Thailand no later than September 16, 2020. Workshop information and application forms are available online at: www.ipsr.mahidol.ac.th
Cost of the Workshop:
The course fee including health and accident insurance will be $1,500. Accommodation and living expenses for the workshop will be approximately $200.
Prospective applicants are advised to seek funding from their home organizations or from national or international agencies. Applicants who have requested funding should submit their application forms to meet the deadline, and copies of application materials should be submitted directly to those agencies. When funding is confirmed, the applicant should contact the Institute for Population and Social Research as soon as possible.
Interested candidates who obtain funding after the September 16, 2020 deadline are encouraged to submit late applications, as space may still be available for participants who are fully funded.
Accommodations : Accommodations will be in the same hotel where the workshop will be held. The hotel is in Bangkok, conveniently located on bus lines, sky train lines and near a variety of restaurants, shopping malls, and movie theaters.
Contact Information :
Manasigan Kanchanachitra, Ph.D.Workshop Organizer
Tel: +66 2441 0201ext. 602 Fax: +662 441 9333
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