Table 3

Framework for assessing the effects of the NTCP on the routine HIS of DHs
Factors Domain Data collected Sources of information
Technical factors Reporting system Type of new tools introduced by the NTCP and their use Interviews
Availability of tuberculosis and routine information tools Observation
Designer of reporting forms Designer of the routine information system Interviews
Changes in the design of routine information after TDTC creation
Complexity of the reporting forms Complexity of the tuberculosis and routine information tools Interviews
Procedures Rules for tuberculosis and routine data collection,analysis and transmission Document review
Changes in routine HIS procedures following the creation of the TDTC Interviews
Organisational factors Information distribution Type of reports sent by the hospital before and after the creation of the TDTC Interviews
Services receiving hospital reports
Interest devoted to reporting Motivation of the TDTC staff for reporting Interviews
Motivation of the ward staff members for reporting
Quarterly HIS supervision Staff members supervised in the use of thetuberculosis HIS (frequency) Interviews Observation
Staff members supervised in the use of the routine HIS (frequency)
Training Training received on HIS management: trainees and date Interviews
Behavioural factors Level of knowledge of content of HIS forms Staff members involved in monthly routine reporting Interviews
Knowledge of the content of HIS tools by hospital staff
Skills Skills in data collection, processing and analysis Interviews
Motivation Level of motivation Interviews
Processes Data collection Data completeness in registers (tuberculosis and routine care data) Observation
Data processing Availability of tuberculosis and routine reports(period) at the hospital level Observation
Data analysis Type of analysis conducted on tuberculosis data and on routine data Interviews Document review
Data transmission Availability of tuberculosis and routine reports (period)at the district and regional levels Interviews Observation
Data display andfeedback to nurses Type of data displayed (for tuberculosis and routine care data) Observation
Data quality checking Procedures of data checking and actors involved Interviews

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