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Monitoring

A continuous function of routine data collection on specific indicators to document and measure the extent of progress towards the achievement of programme or project objectives.

Source: Basic Monitoring & Evaluation Workshop Manual, CARPHA, 2015

Evaluation

Evaluation is the determination of the value of a project, program or policy through a process of rigorous empirical inquiry, usually on the basis of the extent to which its stated objectives have been achieved.

Source: Basic Monitoring & Evaluation Workshop Manual, CARPHA, 2015

Strategic Information for Health

Information that is interpreted and used for planning and decision-making to improve the direction and focus of a health programme. Relevant data may be derived from various sources and should be analysed holistically and strategically to improve the direction of the programme.

Source: Consolidated Strategic Information Guidelines for HIV in the Health Sector, WHO, 2015