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Table 1 Overview of NIGRAAN quantitative tools

From: Improving community case management of diarrhoea and pneumonia in district Badin, Pakistan through a cluster randomised study—the NIGRAAN trial protocol

Tools/instruments Purpose User(s) in the field
Household survey questionnaire To record the socio-demographic information and caregiver practices regarding diarrhoea and pneumonia of the population under study as well as to document the morbidity due to diarrhoea and pneumonia The data collection team
Knowledge assessment questionnaire To assess the theoretical understanding and knowledge of LHSs and LHWs regarding community case management of diarrhoea and pneumonia The research team
Skills assessment scorecard ‘A’ To assess the practical/clinical skills of LHSs and LHWs regarding community case management of diarrhoea and pneumonia Independent evaluator(s)
Skills assessment scorecard ‘B’ To assess the supervisory and clinical mentoring skills of LHSs in terms of providing feedback and supportive supervision to LHWs Independent evaluator(s)