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Monitoring and Evaluation Online Course Repository

Data Use for Program Managers (HIV/AIDS-specific)

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
This course promotes data use for evidence-based HIV/AIDS program planning and improvement. Learners understand concepts of data use and how to apply them to make decisions and answer key questions.
Monitoring and Evaluation Online Course Repository

Data Quality

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
This course outlines what data quality is, why it is important, and how programs can improve it, particularly for HIV/AIDS programs. Participants learn the seven dimensions of data quality and identify the types of double counting that can impact quality and the strategies that can be employed to avoid it.
Monitoring and Evaluation Online Course Repository

Gender M&E

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
This course outlines how gender can be integrated into health and gender program M&E. It is useful for M&E officers who seek to integrate a gender perspective into their efforts.
Monitoring and Evaluation Online Course Repository

Demographic and Health Surveys: Data Use

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
This course provides an overview of the Demographic and Health Surveys project so program staff, policymakers, and researchers are better able to use DHS data to make evidence-based decisions.
Monitoring and Evaluation Online Course Repository

Basic and Advanced Impact Analysis

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
This course introduces the application of theories of social and behavior change communication and advanced statistical methods to improve the measurement of health communication impact.
Monitoring and Evaluation Online Course Repository

Introduction to Impact Evaluation of Health Communication Programs

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
This course teaches learners how to apply theories of social and behavior change communication and advanced statistical methods to improve the measurement of health communication impact.
Monitoring and Evaluation Online Course Repository

Economic Evaluation Basics

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
This course provides an overview of the key considerations for conducting economic evaluations and their role in policy and program decision-making. Participants learn about the utility of economic evaluation in international public health, identify the common methods of economic evaluation and which best suits a given situation, and understand how to conduct an economic evaluation.
Monitoring and Evaluation Online Course Repository

Data Demand and Use: An Introduction to Concepts and Tools

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
This course provides the conceptual basis for data-informed decision-making within an organization or program, or at the national, state, or district levels of government. Participants are introduced to several tools created by MEASURE Evaluation to facilitate the use of data in decision-making.
Monitoring and Evaluation Online Course Repository

Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Learning and Adapting (MERLA)

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
This course takes participants through five modules introducing Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Learning, and Adapting (MERLA) for international development programs.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

USAID Advancing Nutrition BHA TA Fact Sheet

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Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts Food SecurityResilienceWater, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
This fact sheet describes how USAID Advancing Nutrition helps improve the quality of USAID-funded Development Food Security Activities and Resilience Food Security Activities programs that address the immediate, underlying, and root causes of malnutrition and food insecurity in non-emergency contexts. The project can provide technical assistance at both the global and country levels.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Social and Behavior Change Resources for Women's Healthy Diets: 5 Gaps and Recommendations

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Social and Behavior Change Maternal Nutrition
To explore the gaps in social and behavior change (SBC) resources for women’s healthy diets, USAID Advancing Nutrition identified quality SBC tools and resources through document review and expert interviews. In addition, we identified five key gaps in existing SBC resources and five recommendations for future research and SBC resource development.
USAID Nutrition Resource Hub

Office Hours with Feed the Future Hinga Weze

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Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Design Guide Community of Practice
This is a recording of the office hours discussion hosted by USAID Advancing Nutrition and Feed the Future Hinga Weze on May 6, 2021.
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[Webinar] Modality Decision Tool Nutrition Addendum

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Nutrition in Humanitarian Contexts
The USAID Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance and USAID Advancing Nutrition hosted a webinar on the new Modality Decision Tool Nutrition Addendum.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Getting Practical: Integrating Social Norms into Social and Behavior Change Programs

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While social and behavior change program implementers may be aware that social norms are powerful influencers of behaviors and outcomes, many are unsure about how to integrate social norms-shifting programming into program design.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Gender Training for Nutrition Programs Package

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Adolescent NutritionCOVID-19Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture
Training and supporting materials prepare participants to identify key gender concepts, describe why gender analysis is important, explain how to conduct a gender analysis, and complete a gender integration action plan.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Aligning Best Practices and Addressing Misinformation for Optimal Infant Feeding During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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BreastfeedingCOVID-19Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
This brief discusses hospital best practices to encourage breastfeeding and ensure lactation success for COVID-19 infected mothers and their newborns. It also addresses whether COVID-19 can be passed from mother to infant at delivery, whether rooming-in and breastfeeding with an infected mother are safe, and whether it is safe to use donor milk during the pandemic.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Grandmothers—A Neglected Family Resource for Saving Newborn Lives

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Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)
Grandmothers play important roles in newborn care.  Grounding newborn research and interventions within a family systems framework that reflects local family structures and dynamics may be more influential in saving lives than strengthening health systems.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Exploring the Influence of Social Norms on Complementary Feeding: A Scoping Review of Observational, Intervention, and Effectiveness Studies

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Food SecurityInfant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)Maternal NutritionNutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS)Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
Social norms and cultural beliefs can be influential barriers or facilitators for adopting improved complementary feeding (CF) practices, but guidance to address norms and beliefs is limited.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Adolescent Nutrition: Current Progress and Looking Ahead

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Adolescent Nutrition
Presenters provide an overview of adolescent nutrition status across seven global regions, discuss how adolescents experience nutrition across the world, and present youth-led solutions to improve nutrition in Indonesia.
Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Resource Review

Volunteer Community Health and Agriculture Workers Help Reduce Childhood Malnutrition in Tajikistan

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Adolescent NutritionMaternal NutritionWater, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
Community volunteers specializing in maternal, newborn, and child health, water, sanitation, and hygiene activities, and agriculture are an effective workforce to improve individual knowledge, attitudes, and practices that result in better nutrition and improve the dietary diversity of women and children.