As part of the compliancy policy and supportive role, USAID conducted a Data Quality Assessment exercise (DQA) about SFH’s interventions in reference to Partner Performance Report (PPR 2013) and Semi Annual Performance reports (SAPR 2014).
This exercise was done in central and western regions and it was led by Mr. Mohammed Nasiruzzaman, the USAID Health Service Delivery Advisor. In this regard CBOs and sales activities in Rutsiro and Gasabo were visited on October 9th and 10th respectively. The main objective of this USAID field visit/ DQA exercise was to verify data and indicators related to Family Planning – Nutrition, product sales and supply chain mechanism.
In the course of this exercise the key questions rotated on the following DQA indicators: (1) Validity (2) Reliability (3) Timeliness (4) Precision and (5) Integrity. To this effect, KOABUM “CBO” (Koperative Abunze Ubuzima Burakomeza) from Murunda sector in Rutsiro was visited and the team checked all official documents of the CBO as part of the exercise. The documents checked included, attendance registers, minutes, FAR forms, and reports. In Gasabo, the team visited the SFH wholesaler Mr. Habiyambere.; semi wholesalers and retailers for verifying the supply chain mechanism of SFH products.
In an interview with CCD, Mr. James Mugisha the M&E/ Quality Assurance Manager in SFH, said that, the exercise went on very well and he thank everyone for the efforts invested in and above all the good work that was evidenced.