Training on M&E, Data Management & Analysis for Health Sector Programmes Course


Livecode Technologies Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) skills are fundamental to the process of designing and implementing programs, analyzing and using data, and conducting advocacy for population and health programs. In order to build the capacity of M&E professionals who are actively engaged in the health sector, this one week course will provide hands-on training in M&E systems and the application of M&E data to decision making in health programming. The workshop offers intensive training that will cover the fundamental concepts and tools for M&E in health programs. Data management and analysis will be done using Ms Excel and Stata but participant can also opt for either SPSS or R. This workshop also presents a practical guide for using a geographic information system (GIS) to integrate, visualize, and analyze geographically-referenced data extracted from key data sets to facilitate monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of HIV/AIDS and related health programs. 


  • Government Departments & NGOs
  • Health experts & Social Care staff in various sectors like Education & Health
  • Medical staff in community development tasked with implementation and developing Health policies.


5 days


No prior knowledge of GIS is required.


  • To learn how to design an M&E-system including assessments for food and nutrition security programmes.
  • To Understand the principles of participatory and learning orientated planning, monitoring and evaluation in food and nutrition security
  • Understand the role of food and nutrition security in attaining the SDGs
  • Have a clear idea for improving M&E systems and impact assessments for food and nutrition security



Data demand and use for Health and Social Care

  • Introduction
  • Data use frameworks and key concepts
  • Data demand
  • Information availability

Introduction to Data analysis and interpretation for Health and Social Care

  • Introduction
  • Data analysis key concepts
  • Types of variables
  • Basic analysis

Summarizing data

  • Numerical summaries for discrete variables
  • Tables for dichotomous variables
  • Tables for categorical variables
  • Tables for ordinal variables
  • Graphs and charts for dichotomous and categorical variables
  • Graphs and charts for ordinal variables
  • Tabulations for summary statistics for continuous variables
  • Graphs and charts for continuous variables

Introduction to qualitative data Analysis

  • Planning for qualitative data analysis
  • Reviewing the data
  • Organizing your data
  • Coding the data
  • Introduction to using qualitative data analysis software (NVivo)

Quantitative data Analysis

  • Planning for qualitative data analysis
  • Comparison of Data analysis packages
  • Basics for statistical analysis
  • Testing for normality of data
  • Choosing the correct statistical test
  • Hypothesis testing
  • Confidence intervals
  • Tests of statistical significance (Parametric and non-parametric tests)
  • Hypothesis testing versus confidence intervals
  • Interpreting the data

Assessing Programme Impact on Health and Social Care

  • Introduction to Impact Assessment
  • Programme Design Implications
  • Impact Assessment in Programme Design

Methods and Approaches for Assessing Impact

  • Overview of Methods and Approaches
  • Comparison overtime (Time series)
  • Comparison over space (Sub-national comparisons)
  • Counterfactual comparison (With/without project or programme)
  • Quantitative Methods: Household Surveys
  • Quantitative Methods: Secondary Data
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Selecting Methods and Approaches

M& E Fundamentals

  • What is M&E?
  • M&E Plans
  • M&E Frameworks
  • Indicators
  • A core set of priority indicators for Health and Social Care programmes
  • Data sources collection and use
  • Defining a good M&E system
  • Relating Monitoring and evaluation to your project cycle
  • Including M&E in Health and Social Care programme design
  • Identifying the challenges facing Monitoring and evaluation professionals in the Health and Social Care sector
  • Participatory M&E systems
  • Setting up an M&E strategy in Health and Social Care programmes
  • International framework (MDG and SDGs)

M&E Frameworks

• M&E Frameworks basics for Health and Social Care programme - M&E in Health and social care programme context - M&E Frameworks - Developing M&E frameworks - Linking M&E frameworks to indicators - Using data - Logical framework approach to the monitoring and evaluation of Health and Social Care development projects

Gender M&E in Health and Social Care

  • Introduction to M&E in Gender and Health
  • Prioritizing gender in M&E plans
  • Exploring gender in M&E plans
  • Selecting indicators to measure gender related outputs and outcomes
  • Gender considerations for data collection, interpretation and use

Step by Step approaches to M&E

  • Agree on the purpose and principles of the project M&E system
  • Agree on and design core documents to setup an M&E system
  • Establish project M&E system
  • Agree on field monitoring data collection and management process
  • Agree on Monitoring data analysis process
  • Agree on process for monitoring data utilization and reporting
  • Review and revise M&E plans based on progress
  • Agree on process of evaluation management

Performance monitoring

  • What it is
  • Tracking inputs and outputs
  • Tools for monitoring inputs and outputs

Measuring results in Health and Social Care programmes

  • Early results and outcomes (Access, use and satisfaction)
  • Sector and national level outcomes

Interpreting and Communicating results for M&E

  • Communication and reporting for M&E
  • Contemporarily methods of disseminating

Data collection, management and data quality

  • Data collection methods: How to undertake data collection (quantitative and qualitative)
  • M&E field trips
  • Increasing questionnaires response rates
  • Data collection versus data analysis
  • Data quality and data management
  • Data quality dimensions
  • Functional areas of data management systems
  • Double counting
  • Obtaining data from Social media

ICT tools for data collection, monitoring and evaluation in Health and Social Care

  • ICT innovations
  • Data collection implementation models
  • Key choice of application to collect data in rural areas
  • ICT tool for Data processing
  • Using Mobile phones for data collection
  • Dashboards; analytics, data management and stakeholders access
  • Case study


This instructor led training course is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with a Livecode Technologies certificate.

Training Venue

The training is residential and will be held at the Livecode Technologies Training Center in Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Training Fees

The course fees is KES 67,000.00 or USD 980.00 exclusive of VAT. The course fees covers the course tuition, training materials, two (2) break refreshments, lunch and study visits. Participants will cater for their travel and accommodation costs.


Payment should be transferred to Livecode Technologies account through bank on or before the course commences.

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Cancellation Policy

Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

Tailor- Made

This scheduled course can also be tailored for your organization. To find out how our tailor-made training can help your organization, contact our team on:

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Event Properties

Event Date 02-20-2023 8:00 am
Event End Date 02-24-2023 5:00 pm
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Cut off date 02-16-2023
Individual Price USD 980
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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