Evidence 2018 Day 3

Day 3: Thursday, 27 September 2018

Theme: Understand

Parallel  sessions

Evidence in environmental management and climate resilience

Time: 09h00 – 10h00

Presentation 1:

Dr Julian Bagyendera, Provide and Equip Ltd, Uganda

Using Evidence to Institutionalise and Scale Up Sustainable – Multi-Sectoral Climate Change Interventions at Central and Local Government Level – What worked well in Uganda

Presentation 2:

Ms Emily Hayter, INASP, United Kingdom

Dr Samuel Quaye, EPA, Ghana

Supporting organisational change for improved use of evidence at the Environmental Protection Agency in Ghana

Presentation 3:

Prof Collen Vogel, Global Change Institute University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Catching soap in the bath: Meaning making in complex, messy realities

 

The role of monitoring & evaluation in EIDM

Time: 09h00 – 10h00

Presentation 1: 

Mr Thabo Hlophe, Deputy Prime Minister’s Office, Swaziland

OVC Social safety net cash transfer project in Eswatini: lessons learned

Presentation 2: 

Ms Matodzi Amisi

Government M&E Units: The Underdogs of Evidence-Informed Policy and Programme

Presentation 3:

Dr Ian Goldman

Six Years of South Africa’s National Evaluation System – Findings from an Evaluation of the System

 

Posters

Time: 09h00 – 10h00

Presentation 1:

Mr Rigobert Pambe, Effective Basic Services Africa (eBASE), Cameroon

Assessing ICT interventions for promoting access, equity and quality education in Cameroon using the Evidence Barometer.

Presentation 2:

Dr Aloysius Ssenyonjo, Makerere University School Of Public Health, Uganda

Research priority setting for health systems development to advance Universal health coverage in Uganda: The stakeholder engagements and perspectives.

Presentation 3:

Prof. Faustin Chenge, Centre de Connaissance en Santé au Congo, DRC

A Health Technology Assessment Agency in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Achievements and Challenges ahead eighteen months after its launch

Presentation 4: 

Mr John Njovu, African Evaluation Association, Zambia

Evaluation of social transfers in Zambia and its uses

Presentation 5: 

Ms Diana Warira, African Institute for Development Policy, Kenya

Making the Dividend Count: The Role of Communication in Bridging Demographic Dividend Research and Africa’s Policy Processes

Presentation 6:

Dr Yvonne Erasmus, University of Johannesburg/ACE, South Africa

What is the evidence on the links between ecosystem services and poverty alleviation in Africa? A demand-led evidence map for decision-making

Strengthening the supply side of EIDM

Time: 11h00 – 12h30

Presentation 1: 

Dr Aloysius Ssennyonjo, Makerere University,  Uganda

Strengthening Capacity of Schools of Public Health in Policy Analysis and Influence for Health Improvements in Global South: Experience from SPEED Partnership, Makerere University Uganda

Presentation 2: 

Dr Nasreen Jessani, Local Public Health Policy and Health Systems,  South Africa

University Curricula in EIDM: Integrating Best Practice, Innovation and Experience for Effective Teaching and Learning

Presentation 3: 

Ms Violet Murunga, University of Liverpool/African Institute for Development Policy, Kenya

Knowledge Translation Capacity, Practice and Support Among Researchers in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Structured Review of the Published Literature

Evidence in healthcare and communicable diseases

Time: 11h00 – 12h30

Presentation 1: 

Mr Nicholas Dellasanta, The London School Of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine,  United Kingdom

A Cross-country Analysis of Map Utilisation in Strategic National Malaria Documents Intended for Programme Financing and Design

Presentation 2: 

Dr Patrick Okwen , eBASEAfrica,  Cameroon

Engaging Health Systems with Evidence from Existing Networks for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Malaria in Children Less Than Five Years in Cameroon

Presentation 3:

Mr Jorge Miranda Montano, 3ie, USA

Understanding HIV Research in Sub-Saharan Africa: Analysis of 300 HIV studies from the Impact Evaluation Repository (IER)

Presentation 4:

Dr Rose Oronje, AFIDEP,  Kenya

Contribution of a Network of Parliamentary Committees of Health to the Ecosystem of Evidence Use in African Parliaments 

Presentation 5:

Mr Rigobert Pambe, eBASEAfrica, Cameroon

Promoting Equity and Access and Quality Healthcare in Africa by Translating Available Evidence into French

 

Landscape Maps

Presentation 1:

Dr Julian Bagyendera, Provide and Equip Ltd, Uganda

Uganda Evidence Ecosystem Map

Presentation 2:

Dr Teferi Hailemichael Hassen, Kotebe Metropolitan University, Ethiopia

The Evidence Ecosystem: Addis Ababa Metropolitan Good Governance

Presentation 3:

Dr Chukwudi Nnaji, Cochrane South Africa, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa

Mapping the vaccine and immunization evidence ecosystem in Nigeria

Presentation 4:

Ms Diana Warira, African Institute for Development Policy, Kenya

Making the Dividend Count: The Role of Communication in Bridging Demographic Dividend Research and Africa’s Policy Processes

Presentation 5:

Dr Jesse Uneke, African Institute for Health Policy & Health Systems, Ebonyi State University Abakaliki ,Nigeria

Nigeria Evidence Ecosystem Map for the Health Sector

Evidence in promoting good governance

Time: 13h30 – 15h00

Presentation 1:

Mr Ronald Munatsi, ZipNet,  Zimbabwe

Exploring the Motivation of Using Research Evidence in Policy-Making by Zimbabwean Policy-Makers

Presentation 2:

Dr Rose Oronje, AFIDEP,  Kenya

Ecosystem of Evidence in the Parliaments of Kenya, Malawi and Uganda 

Presentation 3:

Dr Mark Johnston, Africa Cabinet Government Network,  United Kingdom

Increasing the use of Evidence in cabinet decision-making

Presentation 4:

Dr Ejemai Eboreime, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency,  Nigeria

Implementing Initiatives for Improving Health System Outcomes in Decentralised LMICs: A Nigerian Case Study

Evidence for quality education

Time: 13h30 – 15h00

Presentation 1:

Mrs Fernanda Soares, Family Health International 360, USA

Professional Learning Communities (PLCs): A Cross-country Study

Presentation 2:

Mr Zafeer Ravat, Africa Centre for Evidence/ Univ. of Johannesburg South Africa

Evidence Mapping as a Tool to Inform Policies in Early Grade Mathematics

Presentation 3:

Dr Laurenz Langer, Africa Centre for Evidence/ Univ. of Johannesburg South Africa

What Can Global Education and Global Health Learn From Each Other to Support the Use of Evidence?

Evidence and funders

Time: 13h30 – 15h00

Presentation 1:

Ms Danielle Doughman, DoughmanAfrican Population And Health Research Centre, Kenya

Using Knowledge Brokerage to Strengthen African Voices in Global Decision-Making on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Presentation 2:

Ms Karen Rot-Munstermann, MünstermannAfrican Development Bank, Côte d’Ivoire

Entry points for evidence in the African Development Bank Group

 

Timely and responsive evidence: Rapid evidence services and living reviews

Time: 15h30 – 17h00

Presentation 1:

Ms Hlengiwe Moloi, SA Medical Research Council, South Africa

Setting Up a Rapid Evidence Synthesis Service in the Western Cape, South Africa

Presentation 2:

Ms Natalie Tannous,  Africa Centre for Evidence, South Africa

Co-producing a Responsive Evidence Synthesis Service in South Africa With and For Environmental Decision-Makers

Presentation 3:

Prof. Sandy Oliver, OliverUniversity College London, United Kingdom

How the worlds of policy and research interact to produce evidence for public policy decisions

Evidence and citizens

Time: 15h30 – 17h00

Presentation 1:

Ms Masego Tabane, South Africa

The role and position of civil society organisations in the policy-making cycle: The South African case

Presentation 2:

Ms Anim van Wyk, Africa Check, South Africa

Fact-checking organisations: Evidence brokers between scientists and citizens

Mechanisms and networks in EIDM

Time: 15h30 – 17h00

Presentation 1:

Dr Chandré Gould, Institute for Security Studies, South Africa

Strengthening intersectoral collaboration in production and use of evidence to prevent violence against women and children: lessons from the Dialogue Forum

Presentation 2:

Mr Ari Gondolfo, Results for All, USA

A global peer learning network to accelerate evidence use in government: Join the conversation!

Presentation 3:

Dr Laurenz Langer, Africa Centre for Evidence/ Univ. of Johannesburg, South Africa

The art and science of using evidence in Africa: developing networks and identifying mechanisms