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Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Systems Strengthening in Low and Middle income Countries

East Baltimore
Summer Institute
International Health
Academic Year
2022 - 2023
Instruction Method
Start Date
Monday, June 6, 2022
End Date
Friday, June 10, 2022
Class Time(s)
Monday, 8:00am - 12:50pm
Tuesday, 8:00am - 12:50pm
Wednesday, 8:00am - 12:50pm
Thursday, 8:00am - 12:50pm
Friday, 8:00 - 11:50am
Auditors Allowed
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor(s)
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year

Managerial experience in a public health program in LMICs

Covers the essentials of monitoring and evaluating health systems strengthening in LMICs. Analyzes the development of theories of change, and their application to the design of monitoring and evaluation systems, as well as alternative approaches to evaluating equity impacts. Addresses the development of monitoring indicators, use of quantitative techniques and the integration of M&E into health systems decision making.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Discuss and apply different models and approaches to M&E of health systems strengthening and decision-making.
  2. Collect, analyze, interpret and use routine data for health decision making
  3. Use monitoring indicators and evaluation findings to inform policy and managerial decisions.
  4. Utilize appropriate M&E techniques to find solutions to health systems problems.
  5. Select and commission appropriate evaluation designs for health systems strengthening activities
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 30% In-class participation and online participation
  • 30% Group Work
  • 40% Final Project
Enrollment Restriction
not meant for entry level personnel who have no knowledge or experience with managing health systems in low and middle income countries.