Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Miriam Santivañez is a trained Nurse, has a Master of Public Health and is working towards her Masters in Management with a focus on Health Project Evaluation. She has been certified by MEASURE Evaluation, a USAID-funded project. Miriam has over 10 years of experience in implementing and evaluating urban and rural development projects. She currently leads Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for the USAID-funded “Healthy Communities and Municipalities II” project implemented by MSH. Between 2009 and 2010, Miriam was responsible for M&E on a pilot project jointly funded by USAID and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to prevent human influenza in vulnerable communities of Peru. From 2007 to 2009, Miriam was a Project Officer with the Stromme Foundation, lending technical assistance and M&E support to more than 15 projects on community health, education and domestic violence in Peru and Bolivia. She also designed and developed M&E systems for other Latin American projects. Miriam worked as an M&E specialist for the Ministry of Education where she designed and implemented an M&E system for a World Bank-funded project. Between 2001 and 2004 she worked for the Ministry of Health as a Technical Coordinator for the national counterpart to two USAID-funded projects: Project 2000 and the Coverage with Quality Project.