Using UNAIDS's organizing framework to assess Nigeria's national HIV monitoring and evaluation system

Photo uploaded by Dana InglehartMembers of JSI's MEASURE Evaluation team, Kola A. Oyerdiran, Stephanie Mullen, and Anne LaFond have co-authored a study that examines Nigeria's existing health information system, the Nigeria National Response Management Information System (NNRIMS). Shortcomings in Nigeria's systems of monitoring and evaluation and evidence based decision making were characterized by vertical reporting systems and competition among sectors, and a breakdown of reporting and data use at state and local levels.

The assessment utilized an organizing framework developed by UNAIDS and included participation of local health workers and managers to ensure country ownership and sustainability of improved M&E systems. JSI/MEASURE, 2012.

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