The sub-national training for the northern region

Mar 2, 2024

The sub-national training for the northern region was held from February 27 to 29, 2024, in Kua district, Phongsaly province. In total, 30 participants from both Phongsaly and Oudomxay provinces (15 from each province) attended the three-day training. The training was formally opened by Mr. Viengkhone Buaphachanh, head of the Division of the Development Research Institute at the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), along with Dr. Nelofar Athar Sheikh, the Data Analysis Advisor of the Data Analysis Unit for the NIPN project.

The training content was based on the findings of the capacity needs assessment, conducted in early 2023. The training focused on teaching basic statistics, quantitative and qualitative research, sampling, use of the NIPN website to access data (national, regional & provincial) on health and nutrition, and basic understanding of malnutrition.