RHD Action launches Needs Assessment Tool
Today RHD Action launches the Needs Assessment Tool (NAT) of processes and data collection instruments recommended for conducting a comprehensive needs assessment in local communities in ARF/RHD endemic countries. This NAT aims to provide guidance and structure to the development of targeted interventions to prevent and control ARF and RHD. It makes use of scientifically validated methods and is designed as a collection of tools for public health practice. It provides technical guidance based on the experience of ARF/RHD programmes in resource-limited settings and focuses on the key data required for developing and monitoring interventions.