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Monitoring & Evaluation Reference Group (MERG)
Indicator and Data sources task force
- Reference documents
The Indicator and Data sources task force develops consensus and guidelines for survey indicators, and provides recommendations for the standardization of guidelines and protocols for field testing of anemia, lab testing of parasitemia, the use of RDTs and other methods within household surveys to monitor case burden. They also provide guidance and recommendations on the use of other sampling methods (LQAS, EPI contact method, school surveys) to generate service coverage estimates. The taskforce coordinates secondary analysis of MICS, DHS and MIS malaria data, and organizes regional workshops for NMCP representatives on this topic.