CSPro is used primarily for data entry, editing, tabulation, and dissemination. The tool to key results is questionnaires which will also be used to asses Community data on women and newborns who died as well as the verbal autopsy surrounding their death.
The training conducted the AFENET Secretariat, comprised of Monitoring and Evaluation Officers and Data Managers to help them develop and manipulate data entry for the summative evaluation.
The Census and Survey Processing System (CSPro) is a public domain software package used by hundreds of organizations and thousands of individuals for entering, editing, tabulating, and disseminating census and survey data.The training is crucial in the Save Mothers Give Life summative evaluation that will be conducted in four districts in Uganda. It will include health facility assessment, a community maternal mortality surveillance and a newborn mortality surveillance.
Saving Mothers Giving Life (SMGL) initiative and Maternal Death Surveillance and Response are under the Reproductive Maternal and Child Health (MCH) project implemented by AFENET which aims at supporting the Uganda MOH to implement activities focused on strengthening maternal and child health services.
This includes providing technical assistance on monitoring and evaluation for MCH programs at the district level, supporting maternal mortality reduction activities in Uganda related to the Saving Mothers Giving Life (SMGL) initiative and Maternal Death Surveillance and Response. The project is led by Dr Frank Kaharuza, Senior Epidemiology at AFENET.