March 24, 2019

Quantitative Methods for Impact Evaluation of Population, Health and Nutrition Programs Workshop

9 July – 13 July 2018

The School of Public Health invites all to a five-day workshop to provide intensive training on the concepts of impact evaluation and the tools and techniques for evaluating program impact.


Workshop Objectives

This five-day workshop will provide intensive training on the concepts of impact evaluation and in the tools and techniques for evaluating program impact. The main workshop objectives are:
 To understand the basic concepts of program impact evaluation
 To define the impact evaluation questions and to examine the main issues to consider for answering those questions in a reliable way.
 To review the main evaluation designs and estimation techniques used for evaluating program impact

Course Content

The course will cover the following:
 Basic statistical concepts for impact evaluation
 The impact evaluation question and conceptual framework
 Experimental designs: Introduction to randomized evaluations
 Difference-in-differences
 Evaluating program impact using matching procedures
 Experimental designs: Extensions and Implementation Issues; Sampling design, sample
 Stata sessions analyzing data from experimental, DID and matching procedures

The workshop consists of lectures, practical sessions, case studies and group work. Participants will be assigned into groups to analyze and interpret data using one evaluation design.


The course is designed for mid-level health professionals involved in the implementation and evaluation of population, health and nutrition programs. Computer literacy, experience with household survey data, and intermediate statistical knowledge and background in basic Stata
will be essential. Participants need to come along with a Laptop.


The course will be taught by experts from University of Ghana School of Public Health and member institution(s) of the Global Evaluation and Monitoring Network for Health.

Application Procedures and Deadlines

Persons who wish to take part in the workshop should send the completed application forms
and other application documents as soon as possible to
Deadline of receipt of applicants is 10th June, 2018. Only complete applications will be reviewed.


The course fee is GHC 2000 per applicant, to cover meals, tuition and materials.


This is a non-residential course. However, in case you need assistance in finding suitable accommodation, you may contact us for recommendations

For further enquiries regarding the workshop you may call 024 427 6201



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