Project Description

Performance-Based Financing in Healthcare is a system that links payment mechanisms (i.e. “Financing”) to outcomes (i.e. “Performance”). Performance-Based Financing in Africa aims to help increase coverage and improve quality for maternal and child health services. In Senegal, RTA is involved in providing survey management solutions to baseline surveys in 4 regions of Senegal : Kédougou, Sédhiou, Tambacounda and Ziguinchor. The baseline surveys for households and health facilities aim to establish health indicators, for future impact evaluation of Performance-Based Financing elements in Senegal.

RTA’s main tasks:

  • Develop and deploy the Smart Survey system, as well as Field Assistant and Base Manager applications
  • Develop electronic forms for 9 questionnaires, the longest one with over 2,000 questions
  • Test all 9 questionnaires (form structure, functionality, upload and download functions)
  • Train project staff on Smart Survey and Field Assistant
  • Provide technical systems support during data collection
  • Performed data cleaning support on a regular basis
  • Deliver final data set to project’s leaders