This page contains questions to ask or things to look for when someone wants to observe how a CommCare phone user such as a Community Health Worker (CHW) is using CommCare during training activities or during visits. This is supposed to be a running list, so please add more questions.

Definition File for In-Field CHW Observation (developed by CRS, includes CHW registration, CHW interpersonal communication checklist, home visit observation checklist, and technical issue tracker)

 

 

The implementation of our projects will contain the following steps;- 

  1. BACKGROUND OF THE PROGRAM AND WHAT IS GOING ON

It is important for the implementer to have a better and full understanding of the background of the project, and it is run currently before we introduce CommCare. To achieve this the implementers is suppose to request the following;-

 

  1. FOCUS GROUP DISCUSSION

 

  1. OBSERVATION
    1. Specific issues 

Specific things to pay attention to/observe during a field visit include the following. You may want to keep two lists: (1) improvements to make to the application and (2) points to include/emphasize during training and in any manuals.  

  1. Training guidelines

This guidelines is for both community and facility based, basically trying to give an idea of how much resources is needed during implementation.

 

  1. Field visit and follow-ups