A Comparison of ESPEN Collect and ONA.io as Two Potential Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Platforms during Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) Disease-Specific Assessments (DSAs) in USAID's Act to End NTDs | West Countries

This report is intended to inform future decisions by Africa-based implementing partners within USAID’s Act to End Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) | West (Act | West) and African Neglected Tropical Disease Programs (NTDPs) who wish to adopt EDC platforms for upcoming DSAs but require more information before doing so. To this end, this report documents and compares experiences from March to December 2020 of Act | West implementing partners and NTDPs conducting largely standardized DSA surveys using two popular EDC platforms in the neglected tropical disease space: ESPEN Collect and ONA.io.

EDC Comparison_Report-FINAL May 13 2022.pdf

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Data or Indicators, Tool
Year of publication
All Preventive Chemotherapy NTDs
All Countries, Benin, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Niger, Senegal
Focus Areas
Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Learning and Adapting (MERLA), Disease-specific assessments, post-treatment surveillance, and related training, Disease & morbidity mapping & assessment, Learning & quality improvement, Data for decision-making, Operational research, Dossier development
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