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Workshop on Data Analytics for Service Delivery Monitoring at Pulse Lab Kampala

27 May, 2016 at 12:00 AM EDT

On Friday 27 May, Pulse Lab Kampala will host an interactive workshop to explore how new digital data sources, and big data analytics can be used to track and monitor the quality of public service delivery. Pulse Lab Kampala will showcase projects and tools which are currently in development with partners. The examples will serve to ignite a brainstorm and discussion on opportunities to use to monitor and evaluate your programmes with real-time information and data innovation techniques. (By invitation.)

Follow along live via @PulseLabKampala. Link to video with presentations will be made available after the event.


  • Remarks by UNAIDS Country Representative Mr. Musa Bungudu
  • Remarks by Guest of Honour Dr. Eddie Mukooyo, Assistant Commissioner of Health Services, Resource Centre, Ministry of Health
  • Introduction: What is Big Data? What analytics techniques are used for analysis in real time? How can both be used to conduct monitoring of public service delivery? (Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis, Pulse Lab Kampala Manager, and Dr. John Quinn, Data Scientist at Pulse Lab Kampala)
  • What is Big Data? How do we work with Big Data? What does it mean analysis in real time? Can we do monitoring and evaluation in real time?
  • Key Note Presentation: Real-time data analysis and visualizations to support the monitoring of the implementation of HIV/AIDS treatment. The Ministry of Health, together with UNAIDS, and other partners are undertaking a tremendous effort with the implementation of Option B+. Option B+ is a treatment to reduce mother to child transmission of AIDS. Pulse Lab Kampala is developing with partners an application that uses real-time analytics to monitor the implementation of Option B+ and the quality of the service delivered by health centres. (Dr. John Quinn and Dr. Martin Gordon Mubangizi, Data Officer at Pulse Lab Kampala)
  • Interactive session: The participants will have the opportunity to explore and interact with some applications developed by the Lab that can be used to monitor the quality of public service delivery.
  • Plenary discussion: How can Big Data and analytics in real time support your programme? Groups will present the results of the exploration and discussion of the previous interactive session. Participants will brainstorm together on applications that can better support public service delivery.


27 May, 2016
12:00 AM EDT
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