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Regional Training Workshop on NADA 4.0 held in Manila for Asian and Pacific Countries (June 2013)

Country / Regional Activity: Global
Date of Event: 25/06/2013

NADA Administrators from fifteen agencies in eleven countries of Asia and the Pacific gathered in Bonifacio Global City, Metro Manila, Philippines on June 25-27, 2013 for a regional training workshop on NADA 4.0. The workshop began with sessions on upgrading the NADAs from version 3 to version 4. The sessions that followed were on site administration, implementing quality control measures, and learning the new features of NADA. The new NADA has several enhancements, both for users and administrators. It allows publication of surveys by collection, boasts of stronger internet security, enhanced user monitoring capabilities, quality notifications, and more user-friendly screens, among others. Participants to the workshop were mostly representatives of national statistics agencies coming from Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vanuatu and Viet Nam. Other participants came from Secretariat of the Pacific Communities, World Health Organization – Western Pacific Regional Office, and INDEPTH Network. Visit BEANS ( to see an example of an online catalog running on NADA 4. Other NADA administrators will upgrade their NADAs soon with remote support from IHSN and the manual that is being finalized based on experiences from the workshops. The Asia-Pacific workshop was the fourth -and last- of a series for NADA 4. The first was in Costa Rica for Latin America, and the second and third ones were in Tunis for Africa.