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close this bookTraining Manual in Combatting Childhood Communicable Diseases Part I (Peace Corps, 1985, 579 pages)
close this folderModule 4: Health education
close this folderSession 21: Monitoring health education projects
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View the documentHandout 21A: Field monitoring and evaluation of communication campaign
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Trainer Attachment 21C: Examples of items to monitor

Mothers Understanding of Diarrhea

· Understanding of causes and risks of dehydration
· Understanding of signs and symptoms of dehydration
· Understanding of prevention of dehydration at home
· Understanding of how to prepare and give ORS
· Understanding of feeding during and after diarrhea

Outcomes

· Recovery, referral for further treatment, or death
· Feeding practices of mothers during and after diarrhea
· Practice of measures for prevention of diarrhea
· Mothers satisfaction with service

Activities of Health Workers

· Assessment of dehydration
· Preparation of ORS
· Provision of treatment
· Instructions to mothers on what to do at home
· Recording of treatment on patient records

Note that the list includes examples of items to monitor for diarrhea treatment. You may wish to modify this list for your own use depending on how much time you will be able to devote to monitoring and your role in the diarrhea! diseases control program. Remember that you will not always have to look at all the items on your lists every time you monitor.

(Adapted from: Who Supervisory Skills "monitoring Performance." p. 3.)