Tag: SiB–Monitoring Systems

Effective utilization of Hospital Management Information System (HMIS)

Introduction HMIS is implemented in a hospital for managing patient care and related administrative functions.  It has the potential to improve the efficiency of overall system through automation and generates necessary reports for managing operations, performance, quality, planning, decision-making and reporting for projects.  One should be aware that merely implementing HMIS will not by itself…

Using pre and post KAP (Knowledge, Attitude and Practices) studies in Côte d’Ivoire

In 2014 CBM, in collaboration the Ministry of Health and the National Eye Care Programme, Red Cross and other partners, began work towards the prevention of avoidable blindness in Côte d’Ivoire, primarily through increasing the number of cataract surgeries performed. To assess the achievements and sustainability of this Scaling up Prevention of Blindness in Ivory…

Orbis China – Special School Survey and Programme Delivery

“Seeing is Believing” Shanxi CHEER Project established a child eye health network to improve children’s quality of life and learning opportunities through the collaboration among multiple governmental sectors. Multidisciplinary personnel (e.g. health, education and rehabilitation) were trained in serving children with visual impairment or multiple disabilities through the project. In the last one and half…

CBM/BHVI Nigeria Child Eye Health – the importance of advocacy to address barriers revealed by KAP study

SiB Nigeria teamNigeria, with a population of 180 million people, is among the most populous countries in Africa. Data from the Nigeria National Blindness and Visual Impairment study (2006 -2007) stated that 0.6 percent of children suffer blindness and visual impairment. Cataract, trachoma, congenital glaucoma, and paediatric retinoblastoma are the leading causes of impaired vision.…

Data transparency and information sharing A case study from “Combatting Blindness in Peru”

Between July 2014 and June 2018, CBM’s Combatting Blindness in Peru project was delivered through a cluster of six partner organisations across 13 regions, with support from the Seeing is Believing initiative funded by Standard Chartered and CBM. Through project monitoring, anecdotal evidence was collected about high levels of data and information sharing between some…

IAPB Africa – 2nd Meeting of Experts on the Validation of the WHO Regional Core Competencies for Eye Heath Workers in the Africa Region

In February, WHO AFRO and IAPB held a consultation workshop in Nairobi attended by eye health experts with the overall objective of validating the core competencies required to inform training and quality of care by the eye health professionals’ within the Sub-Saharan Africa region.  This meeting was the second face to face review of the…

Strengthening Pakistan’s Response to Diabetic Retinopathy

Ensuring Quality Monitoring Good quality monitoring and evaluation is of vital importance in project cycle management. The quality of a project cannot be ensured unless there is a systematic process to measure the relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of the services being provided. This process involves periodic collection and review of information on programme implementation, coverage…