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ENVISION Webinar on Fixed Obligation Grants: Sharing Best Practices

Brief overview of Fixed Obligation Grants (FOGs), a contractual mechanism used by the project to fund local NTD control program activities.

fog_webinar_final (4.00 MB)

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Coverage Survey Resource Package

Other Guidance (to download):

Includes Coverage & KAP Questionnaire (electronic and paper versions), Coverage Survey Report Outline, Sample Report (English version), and Coverage Evaluation Survey Guidance. 

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Job Aid: Calculating Coverage (English and French versions)

This job aid (provided in English and French versions below) addresses how to calculate different types of coverage – geographical, epidemiological, program, and national.

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IEC and Social Mobilization NTD Tool Kit (French version)

Ce guide propose aux utilisateurs de suivre, étape par étape, le processus à mettre en place afin depouvoir systématiquement et stratégiquement revoir, réviser, développer, adapter les documents et les autres outils IEC ainsi que les approches autour de la mobilisation sociale.

ntd_social_mobilization_guide_french_digital (938.38 KB)

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IEC and Social Mobilization NTD Tool Kit

The IEC and Social Mobilization NTD Tool Kit helps NTD programs ensure that they are using strategic and effective communication and social mobilization strategies as part of their activities.

ntd_social_mobilization_toolkit (923.29 KB)

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Health Systems Strengthening for the Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases

Strong national health systems will be critical to ensure progress towards NTD control and elimination not only accelerates but is sustainable.

healthsystems-2pager_v6_0 (848.63 KB)

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MDA Preferred Practices

An evidence-based practical guide for an effective mass drug administration program. ENVISION, September 2016.

mda_preferred_practices_v5 (242.53 KB)

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MDA Preferred Practices (French version)

Un guide pratique fondé sur des preuves pour un programme d’administration traitement de masse efficace. ENVISION, September 2016.

mda_preferred_practices-french (246.00 KB)

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Job Aid Packet: Serious Adverse Events (English and French versions)

This packet of job aids (provided in English and French versions below) assists in preparing for and managing adverse and serious adverse events (SAEs).

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Job Aid: Disease-specific Assessments for Lymphatic Filariasis

Job aid in English and French versions (see below). ENVISION, August 2016.

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Data Quality Assessment (DQA) for NTDs

Working with the World Health Organization, RTI adapted existing methodologies to develop a tool for assessing the quality of data for NTDs which focuses exclusively on (1) verifying the quality of reported data, and (2) assessing the underlying data management and reporting systems for standard program-level output indicators to validate the reported achievements within the health information monitoring and reporting system, as well as identify areas that need strengthening.

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A toolkit for integrated vector management in sub-Saharan Africa (English and French versions)

This toolkit is designed to help national and regional program managers coordinate across sectors to design and run large IVM programs.

Toolkit Vector Management EN (5.49 MB)

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NTD Data for Action Guide

The purpose of this guide is to shift from data review to data use. ENVISION, June 2016.

NTD_data_for_action_guide (304.26 KB)

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Training for TIPAC (Tool for Integrated Planning and Costing): English, French, Portuguese, Bhahasa, and Spanish versions

The Tool for Integrated Planning and Costing, or TIPAC (pronounced “tee-pack”), is a Microsoft Excel-based program that helps users accurately estimate the costs and funding gaps of public health programs.

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Data Quality Assessment (DQA) for NTDs

Working with the World Health Organization, RTI has developed a tool for assessing the quality of data for NTDs which focuses exclusively on

(1) verifying the quality of reported data, and (2) assessing the underlying data management and reporting systems for standard program-level output indicators to validate the reported achievements within the health information monitoring and reporting system, as well as identify areas that need strengthening.