Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Support to Alliance for Saving Mothers and Newborns (ASMAN)
The project aims at reducing NMR and MMR through an innovative facility-based intervention that would provide quality care during the first critical 48-60 hours of delivery. Sambodhi has been engaged by ASMAN as a Monitoring and Evaluation agency. In order to comprehensively assess attribution and contribution of project ASMAN-Alliance for Saving Mothers and Newborns on key input, process, output and outcome indicators, a comprehensive M&E framework has been developed by Sambodhi to assess attribution and contribution of project ASMAN on key input, process, output and outcome indicators. The project aims at reducing NMR and MMR through an innovative facility-based intervention that would provide quality care during childbirth and first critical 48-60 hours of delivery. Apart from this, Sambodhi had facilitated in development of a comprehensive process monitoring framework through review of documents and implementation process. The monitoring and evaluation of the project include assessment of service provider’s knowledge and skills, practice, facility readiness, quality of care received at facility through patient exit interview and provider’s perspective through in-depth interviews. As a project scope, Sambodhi has also developed evaluation indicators, health facility level monitoring tools and evaluation tools and process monitoring framework. Study is being carried out in three phases i.e. Baseline, Midline, Endline with assessment components such as Health Facility assessment, Direct observation of deliveries, Knowledge and Skill assessment of Staff Nurse, Patient exit interviews, patient satisfaction surveys and MOIC interviews.