DODOMA, DECEMBER 9, 2020 – DECEMBER 11, 2020

The Fourth Annual Monitoring and Evaluation Best Practices Conference is the continuation of previous three conferences held consecutively in 2017, 2018 and 2019. The purpose of the conference is to serve as a forum for sharing and cross- learning monitoring and evaluation best practices within and outside Tanzania. The conference intends to attract stakeholders from health-related field to share their best practices and research findings in the field of M&E to enhance evidence-based strategic planning of health programs and policies. The theme of the conference focuses on the current context, novel contributions, best practices, research findings and lessons learned in the use of M&E data for improvement program, policies and guidelines.

The conferences invite authors to submit their original scientific contributions on M&E related to program, policy and guidelines formulation, implementation and evaluation. The recent outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic is among the key tracks added for this year’s conference. The conference invite experts to share their current status, extent of responses by the government and other institutions towards Contagious Infectious-Disease outbreaks, best practices in the control of the pandemic and the lesson learnt.

In addition, the conference will invite papers designed to share experiences based on the data generated and data use at the levels of community local government and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). The authors will be required to submit the abstract which will be subjected to rigorous review. For the accepted abstract, authors will be required to submit a full papers or posters for presentation. The abstract should include: introduction, methods, findings, reflection, recommendations and conclusion. It should have not more than 500 words, style- Times New Roman, font 12, line spaces 1.5.

Abstract submissions should fall within one of the tracks below:

  1. Routine use of data for planning and decision making
  2. Innovative strategies for improving quality of data
  3. Link between Data and the Direct Health Facility Financing
  4. New technologies for data collection, management, visualization and dissemination
  5. Improving health service delivery using evidence generated through monitoring and evaluation
  6. Community and government institutions responses towards Contagious Infectious-Disease outbreaks with special attention to COVID-19
  7. Use of Monitoring and Evaluation to improve Public Policy and Governance
  8. The role of evaluation evidence in influencing national and local level policies and actions
  9. Contribution of the use of health monitoring and evaluation to industrialization and local economic development
  10. Use of monitoring and evaluation on health policy, programs and projects design and implementation

Instructions to Author

The abstract should include; introduction, methods, findings, reflection, conclusion and recommendation. It should have not more than 500 words, style – time new roman, size 12, 1.5 spaces.

The accepted abstracts, complete papers and posters from the conference will be disseminated throughthe Mzumbe
websites & In addition, theconference proceedings will be
reviewed, edited for possible publication in the East African Journal ofApplied Health Monitoring and Evaluation
(EAJAHME) abstract (s) forthe conference will be subjected to peer-reviewand will be
published in the EAJAHME special issue. In case the abstract has already been submitted for and presented at another.