Course on Monitoring and Evaluation for TB Programme Managers

JPGSPH offered a short course titled ‘Monitoring and Evaluation for Tuberculosis Programme Managers’, in partnership with the BRAC Health, Nutrition and Population Programme, BRAC Learning Division and icddr,b from 11 May, 2013 to 22 May, 2013. 24 Senior Managers in total (4 Women and 20 Men) attended the course from the following 17 districts: Dhaka, Sylhet, Barisal, Cox’s Bazar, Bogra, Patuakhali, Chandpur, Sirajgonj, Chittagong, Mymensingh, Comilla, Joypurhat, Khulna, Manikgonj, Rajshahi, Dinajpur and Narayangonj. 
Participants included Area Regional Managers, Senior District Managers, Senior Sector Specialists, Project Directors, Sector Specialists, Project Coordinators, District Managers and Program Officers from the BRAC Health, Nutrition and Population Programme and the following four partner organizations- DAMIEN Foundation, LEPRA Bangladesh, HASAB and NATAB. The course was inaugurated on Saturday, 11 May, 2013 and started with a pre-course evaluation. 
A highly qualified resource pool of 9 resource persons from governmental, non-governmental, national and international organizations was developed. The course provided critical insight into monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of health programmes, in particular of those related to tuberculosis. The course has offered practical training in tools, methods and applications of M&E, strengthening programme personnel to successfully engage with programmatic M & E.
The course ended on Wednesday, 22 May, 2013 with a certificate giving ceremony. Participants shared their acquired knowledge from the course. Ms. Ismat Bhuiya, Director Programs, JPGSPH, BRAC University, Mr. K. M. Zahiduzzaman, Program Coordination Manager, JPGSPH, BRAC University and other personnel of JPGSPH attended the certificate giving ceremony.