‘M&E-related Technical Assistance and Improved Data application in HIV (METIDA)’ is a project funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) for the period of 30 September 2012–31 March 2019. Total budget: $3,998,845.
Overall project goal: to improve HIV-related evidence-based decision making in Ukraine, by means of strengthening collaboration among key partners; building the M&E capacity of professional staff; improving data quality, and supporting specific data collection activities aimed at covering existing strategic information gaps.
Increasing the capacity of decision makers at various levels to generate, interpret, and use data for strategic and operational planning and management in HIV
Defining and addressing essential strategic information gaps with improvement of the data collection process
Promotion of data quality standards and quality assurance algorithms for sustainably high value of strategic information
Strengthening regional M&E system capacity in HIV-related strategic data use, and initializing capacity building in M&E through national universities
Strategic Partner Organizations:
WHO Collaborating Centre for HIV Sentinel Surveillance, Zagreb (Croatia)
Key role: provision of top-level capacity building activities, development of M&E system assessment tools, development of protocols for data collection activities implemented within the project
SI Ukrainian Center for Socially Dangerous Disease Control of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and Regional AIDS Centers
Key role: main source of information in determining capacity-building needs and SI gaps; main users of study results at national and regional levels. Regional AIDS Centers will be the main source of national M&E training specialists
School of Public Health, Kyiv Mohyla Academy National University
Key role: support development of the M&E study curriculum and its integration into standard training programs, thus ensuring institutionalization and sustainability of M&E TS
Contact person: Varetska Olga