Author Archive | Precious Motha

Recruitment of Individual Consultancy Service – The West African Health Organisation (WAHO)

The West African Health Organisation (WAHO) in its budget for fiscal year 2018 has earmarked some funds to implementing the research project “Moving maternal, newborn and child health Evidence into Policy (MEP) in West Africa”, and intends to use part of the funds to make payments under the following contract: Recruiting one (1) Individual Consultant […]

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Call for expressions of interest: Alliance for HPSR Board Member

The Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research is calling for expressions of interest from those interesting in becoming a Board member. The Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research was established in 1999 and is hosted as an international partnership within the World Health Organization (WHO). The Alliance’s mission is to promote the generation […]

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Call for applications: Three-week impact evaluation training course in Tanzania

The Economic and Social Research Foundation (www.esrftz.org) has received a grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (https://hewlett.org) for capacity strengthening of Tanzanian workforce on impact evaluation research. Through this capacity building initiative, the ESRF aims at offering three (3) short-term training courses on impact evaluation to a cohort of 25 participants. The training […]

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Apply now for the new Master of Management in Government degree at Wits School of Governance

Wits School of Governance  are offering the most flexible and choice-based Master’s programme in South Africa. Why you should apply: The MM in Governance offers specialisations in social security policy, security, monitoring and evaluation, public development management, economics and development and public policy A choice from 17 electives This programme aims to: Build critical thinking and […]

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#Evidence2018 Day 3: Steadily making in-roads…

By Thesandree Padayachee    Making good with what we have, but is it enough? Day three of Evidence 2018 delved deeper into the mechanisms, strategies and structures that work to support and facilitate evidence-informed decision-making (EIDM) in Africa. The poster sessions expanded delegates’ understanding of how “concepts” of EIDM are transformed into concrete actions and delegates […]

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#Evidence2018 Day 2: “If you want to go fast go alone. If you want to go far go together.”

By Thesandree Padayachee  Where are we going? As expected, the opening plenary of Evidence 2018 set the scene for a high energy conference which would encourage participation and provide ample opportunity for networking and critical reflection. The keynote speaker Mr Mark Heywood from Section 27 in South Africa, interrogated evidence within the context of a post-truth […]

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#Evidence2018 Day 1: A chance to re-connect and find common purpose

 By Thesandree Padayachee The pre-congress offering to delegates of #Evidence2018, hosted by the Africa Evidence Network at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria, South Africa did not disappoint. The delegates, from countries across Africa and the globe, were provided with a unique opportunity to participate in a range of practical workshops and symposiums that provided a […]

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Call for application: 2019 World Bank Group Africa Fellowship Program

WBG Africa Fellowship Program Launched in 2013, the World Bank Group (WBG) Africa Fellowship Program targets young talented African nationals who are completing or recently completed a Ph.D. in an area relevant to the World Bank’s work. The fellowship program has been very successful since its inception, building a strong pipeline of young African talent […]

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Introducing Evidence Online 2018

By Natalie Tannous Evidence 2018 is only a week away. While for some of us that is exciting, there are many of us that won’t be able to make it to see the sunny skies of Pretoria for the physical event. There are many reasons one might not be able to attend Evidence 2018 in person. […]

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