Accelerating Evidence to Use in Policy and Programs

W E B I N A R   S E R I E S

Upcoming Webinars in the RMNCAH Series:


This webinar on voluntary family planning will explore innovations that address access, misconceptions, and implementation strategies for new methods. We will examine and learn from case studies from Uganda, Tanzania and other regions. Drs Prosper Njau and Sandra McCoy will co-chair this webinar.


This webinar will explore respectful maternal measurement challenges, opportunities and successes from limitations of routine data systems, gestational age. We will examine and learn from case studies from Sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Patience Afulani will chair this webinar.

Previous Webinars

On Tuesday, December 8th from 3-5pm EAT (Nairobi), the East, Central, and Southern Africa Health Community and the University of California San Francisco led the first webinar in a series entitled “Accelerating Evidence to Use in Policy and Programs.” The webinar series is co-hosted by Africa Academy for Public Health, Infectious Diseases Institute, Ifakara Health Institute, and the USAID HEARD Project, managed by University Research Co., LCC.

The event featured a discussion about the state of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) systems, services, and priorities in the region and highlighted stakeholder perspectives across a range of topics to be featured in the forthcoming webinar series, which include: family planning; high quality and respectful maternal services; nutrition and WASH vulnerabilities among the urban poor; and data-informed policy approaches to ending violence against children. The series will feature case studies of promising approaches, exchange of best practices, and expert panel perspectives.