Uganda METS HMIS (Activity D)

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Investigator: George W. Rutherford, MD
Sponsor: Makerere University

Location(s): Uganda

Description

Makerere University school of public health has been funded by PEPFAR through the CDC to implement a 5 year monitoring and evaluation technical support (METS) program in Uganda. The METS program aims at strengthening monitoring and evaluation, disease surveillance strengthening the capabilities of district health teams to manage the HIV response. Specifically, this program will work to strengthen capabilities of the ministry of health and district health teams to conduct monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of HIV program, strengthen district led HIV programming; conduct population case-based surveillance, and strengthen the ministry of health  – owned national health management information system. This programme is part of the PEPFAR overall sustainability plan and transition of HIV/AIDS monitoring and evaluation into the primary national health care system towards alignment to the national HIV/AIDS M&E framework and achievement of one national M&E system.