Data for Impact: April 2022

OUT NOW! Technical Guidance Note on Developing Monitoring and Evaluation Plans for Global Health & Rights Programs 

CanWaCH is thrilled to announce the release of our Technical Guidance Note on Developing Monitoring and Evaluation Plans for Global Health & Rights Programs. The purpose of this technical note is to provide clear, succinct guidance on creating monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plans for global health and rights programs,including those funded by Global Affairs Canada.

This note is intended for international development, global health, and global cooperation organizations of all sizes based in Canada. 

CanWaCH Academy: Session Highlights!

Join us for CanWaCH Academy! Under the theme “Recovery, Renewal and Resilience”, a wide range of practical workshops and training sessions will be hosted virtually from May 2-5. Here are some of the programming and data driven sessions we think you’ll find interesting:

  1. Monday, May 2, 1:30 – 3:00 pm EDT: Data Equity Framework Training
  2. Tuesday, May 3, 11:00 – 12:30 pm EDT: Shaking up the MEAL-tree: lessons learned from implementing principle-guided approaches
  3. Tuesday, May 3, 12:30 – 1:30 pm EDT: Gender and Programming Toolbox: Meet and Greet with a suite of four key technical programming tools

View the full program here. Please note that you must register for each session individually.

Join us for a Special Announcement on the Canadian Collaborative for Global Health!

Building on the success of the first Collaborative, the second iteration of the Collaborative will bring together Canadian and global partners to generate solutions to urgent data challenges in global health and gender equality. 

As we look ahead to the next phase of the Collaborative’s second iteration, tune in to CanWaCH Academy’s closing event on Thursday, May 5, for a special announcement.

Get to Know the CanWaCH Project Explorer – and Add Your Data!

Did you know? The CanWaCH Project Explorer has an index of over a thousand projects across 150+ countries! Including an interactive map and search tool, you can find key project details,  and results. All data and visuals are open-access, and exportable for use in research, planning, reports, presentations and more.

Learn more by downloading our Project Explorer brief here.

Thank you to all that shared data with us during our winter data drive. Project information will continue to be accepted throughout the year. To add your data to the CanWaCH Project Explorer and showcase your organization’s contributions to global health and gender equality, fill out this Excel template with detailed information about your projects and email it to Imaeyen Okon, Manager, Data Management and Digital Learning. 

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Have any data resources, news updates, highlights and events you would like to share? Please contact us at [email protected].  


May 19, 2022