Stronger community-facility linkage improve data quality

published on Monday 4th of November 2019 07:11:53 AM

Stronger linkages between the community and health facilities had resulted improved reporting on health services by community health volunteers, according to the latest edition of the Afya Uzazi Data Bulletin, a quarterly publications that highlights the project’s performance and use of data for decision making.

Better information in the Kenya Health Information Systems (KHIS) means better planning to create demand and improve the quality of services.To sustain quality reporting, Afya Uzazi has initiated regular meetings and consultations among CHVs, CHEWS and healthcare workers. During these meetings, providers review data to track the women who are referred from the communities to ensure they actually receive the services they need.

Feedback from these meetings is used to improve decision making.

This bulletin also features stories on the following: Enhancing reporting of community data through stronger linkages with facilities mHealth solution to increase demand for services CMEs help to improve service delivery at referral hospital Reporting rates for FP commodities improve Know your indicators: Adolescents accessing antennal care. Resources: Research ethics training

Afya Uzazi Data Bulletin October 2019

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