"“Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Programmes”"
GOA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, GOA Management Development Program On “Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Programmes” Venue: Goa, INDIA 27-29, September 2013 The Goa Institute of Management (GIM) has been rated amongst the top business schools in the country and boasts of some of the best faculty in Asia with doctorates from Harvard, Cornell, Leuven, IIM Ahmedabad & other world-class institutions. Having identified Healthcare Management as a priority sector, GIM has been engaged in research in various aspects of healthcare management and has published many international journal articles, books, and numerous cases studies. GIM as an institution is dedicated to enhancement in standards of health through better strategic management of health care and related programmes. We seek to accomplish this through management education, training, research, consultation and institutional networking in a national and global perspective. GIM has been imparting training on the current areas of interest to healthcare executives through Management Development Programs (MDPs), customized in-house programmes and consultancy. The programs are designed to provide innovative and practical solutions to critical management challenges. For more information please visit our websitewww.gim.ac.in GOA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, GOA Background Monitoring and evaluation is an important component of assessment of public health intervention programmes. This assessment is essentially done to understand whether the key activities of the programme or project are being carried out as planned while also providing information on whether these key activities lead to the desired results. Monitoring and Evaluation helps us to manage the resources and activities of the programme in order to enhance its impact during the implementation stage, both short term and in the long run. Systematic use of information and its management helps establish a clear link between objectives and results of the programme thus enhancing the overall quality of implementation. The relevant information obtained during Monitoring and Evaluation can be utilized by practising managers to further reorient the programme or introduce additional changes while also helping them in their future course of planning for the programme. The programme through intensive training covers fundamental aspects of Monitoring and Evaluation, utilization of tools and lays emphasis on design and implementation of effective management information systems for health programmes including National Rural Health Mission, Reproductive and Child Health, STD/HIV/AIDS, nutrition, health and other hospital based programmes. The Goa Institute of Management, Goa has designed a Management Development Programme to strengthen managerial competencies of professionals in healthcare organizations. The programme focusses on developing skill based expertise for planning and design of Monitoring and Evaluation systems that use information and accountability for better decision making. The programme will lead to useful discussions and facilitate in crafting of a credible public health systems to provide quality services. Objectives of the Programme The primary objective is to equip participants with skill based expertise to design and implement effective monitoring and evaluation systems for health programmes. GOA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, GOA The specific objectives are: To develop an understanding of basic concepts and approaches for Monitoring and Evaluation and Information management. To develop skills for understanding, application and implementation of indicators as may be appropriate across health programmes. To develop skills for application of specific tools and techniques in the monitoring and evaluation of health programmes. Course Content The programme will broadly cover the following areas: Concept of Monitoring and Evaluation of Healthcare Programmes. Identifying and understanding indicators for Monitoring and Evaluation of Healthcare Programmes. Challenges in Monitoring and Evaluation of Healthcare Programmes. Role of Information Technology in Monitoring and Evaluation Designing Evaluation programmes and studies. Quality aspects of M&E in healthcare Programme. Strategies and methodologies for programme monitoring (including Result based Management) Who Should Attend This programme is designed for Health and Development professionals who are involved in Planning, Implementing, Monitoring and Evaluating of Health Projects and Programs. The Medical Professionals of any discipline, Programme Managers, M&E Professionals, Supervisors, Project /Program In-Charges with substantial managerial responsibilities, and interest to improve health systems performance are encouraged to participate. Programme Approach The approach of the MDP will mainly be based on Participatory learning method. Relevant case studies, lectures and discussions with experts of repute, group GOA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, GOA work and sharing of experiences and thoughts will make the learning more effective and functional. Resource Persons Dr Harish Sihare, Associate Professor, Healthcare Financing Goa institute of management, Goa Dr. Adesh Chaturvedi, Associate Professor Monitoring & Evaluation, Public Health Goa Institute of Management, Goa Dr. Padam Singh Eminent Medical Statistician and Member of National Statistical Commission Ex. Additional Director General, Indian Council Medical Research, Govt. of India, New Delhi Other Eminent Subject Experts will also be invited to share their experiences and learning with the Participants. Duration and Venue The programme is of a 3-day duration. The programme will start on Friday, 27th September 2013 and conclude on Sunday, 29th September 2013. The programme is scheduled to be held at the Goa Institute of Management, Goa. Certification A certificate of participation on completion of the programme will be issued by Goa Institute of Management, Goa. Programme Fee Programme fee is Rs. 20,000/- per participant for Indian participants and USD 1000 per participant for foreign participants, which includes tuition fee, course material, stay in air-conditioning room (twin-sharing), breakfast, lunch, dinner, refreshments during course days, internet access and airport transfers. The Demand Draft should be in favour of “Goa Institute of Management”, payable at Goa. Service tax as per Government norms (presently 12.36%) will be charged extra. GOA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, GOA Nominations and Inquiries Nomination form duly filled-in along with the Demand Draft made in favour of “Goa Institute of Management” payable at Goa should reach the Program director latest by September 20, 2013 to: Dr. Harish Sihare Program Director & Associate Professor (Healthcare Financing) Goa Institute of Management Ribandar , Goa – 403006, INDIA Phone: 0832- 2490300 Fax: 0832-2366710 Mobile: +918421956925 Email: email@example.com About Goa Goa is a small state situated in the western region of India, with a population of approximately 1.5 million. It is a very popular destination both for domestic and international tourists. In the last few years, it is assumed that around 3000 foreigners have purchased property in Goa and there may be a few hundreds who keep coming back every year for their annual holiday. Goa has a strong influence in terms of the Portuguese culture that is evident in the dress sense and general behaviour. People are generally warm, friendly and hospitable. Goa is perhaps the only state in India which has casinos operating in small cruise ships and hotels. Walking along the beautiful beaches of Goa is undoubtedly any tourist’s delight. Besides, there are many places of architectural interest including temples and churches. Goa is principally famous for its cuisine, mainly sea food with the Goan curry and rice being the most popular. However, one can also choose to satisfy their taste buds with a wide choice of Indian dishes served across hotels in the city. Goa is in essence, a visitor’s true getaway …..