Capabilities and Services

GEMNet-Health was established in 2012, and offers clients a wealth of technical expertise and experience, building on the strong programs present at each of the GEMNet-Health partners. GEMNet members provide consultancy services to build capacity in the field of M&E, including work with health information systems, data dissemination and use, health informatics, and many specialized evaluation topics.

International Workshop for Imapct Evaluation on Population Health and Nutrition (August 2019)


Training Programs: GEMNET-Health has collaboratively offered workshops since 2014, taught by an international team of instructors drawn from GEMNet-Health's pool of experts. Joint workshop topics range from impact evaluation, routine health information systems, health informatics, and qualitative evaluation methods. Networks member also offer workshops and degree programs on a range of topics related to health system strengthening such as data quality, health information systems, data analysis, data use, M&E, impact evaluation, program management, health economics and cost effectiveness.

Curriculum Development: GEMNet-Health has developed core competencies for M&E training programs and postgraduate-level evaluation courses; curricula on M&E of health programs, routine health information systems, health informatics impact evaluation, and qualitative evaluation theory. GEMNet-Health is also developing a curriculum for postgraduate education in evaluation.

Technical Assistance: As a network with a diverse set of skills and experiences and with members located throughout the world, GEMNet-Health is well-placed to offer technical assistance to others interested in pursuing activities around capacity building related to M&E and HIS topics. Examples include developing a new course for inclusion in a master's program, adapting existing materials to a particular country or regional focus, and developing online learning courses. Faculty form the GEMNet-Health partners have strong experience working at country and regional levels on evaluations, with health information systems.

The structure of GEMNet-Health allows the network to serve as an effective mechanism for organizing and building upon the collective technical capacity of network members. GEMNet-Health well positioned as a key resource and instrument for global work in M&E and health information systems.