Author Archive | Precious Motha

Opportunity for a training on evidence mapping in South Africa

The Africa Centre for Evidence is hosting a training event on evidence mapping and synthesis on 22-24 August. The 3-day training will cover the following content: An in-depth introduction to the methodology of evidence mapping including the detailed research steps required to conduct a map. This includes: developing a mapping framework and inclusion criteria; systematic searching; data […]

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Connecting the dots between different communities: Mark Heywood looks forward to EVIDENCE 2018

By AEN secretariat   The EVIDENCE conferences are Africa’s preeminent event for all those in the region with a dedication to evidence-informed decision-making. This year’s event – EVIDENCE 2018 – promises to offer attendees space and time to engage with not only what is happening at the forefront of evidence-informed decision-making, but will also be an […]

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Funding opportunity:Heightening Institutional capacity for Governments to use Health Research (HIGH-Res)

This is a joint call for proposals from the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research and Wellcome to enhance the capacity of ministries of health in lower-middle and low-income countries to use health research evidence in policy-making. Expressions of interest are invited from consortia – including participants from both research institutions and ministries of […]

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An evidence leader’s thoughts on evidence-use in Africa

By Velia Manyonga, Head of the Research Division at the Parliament of Malawi     Velia Manyonga is the inaugural recipient of the Africa Evidence Leadership Award offered by the Africa Evidence Network. Based in Malawi and working with parliamentarians there, we asked her some questions about why she applied for the award and what […]

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Twede Mbele is looking for a Knowledge Management Consultant

Twende Mbele is searching for a Knowledge Management (KM) Consultant to, firstly support the Programme Secretariat in establishing a foundation for knowledge management on M&E topics and experience sharing within the initiative and beyond. Secondly, to compile the Twende learnings for stakeholders of M&E systems in Africa who seek to learn from the experience of others. The full […]

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