Key concepts

Key Concepts & Definitions

In order to effectively and efficiently use EQUIST, you will need to understand several key concepts and definitions that go into the tool. Some of these terms include, but are not limited to:

  1. Operational & Equity frontiers
  2. Service delivery modes
  3. Coverage determinants

Click on each of the articles to learn more about these important concepts.

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    Service Delivery Mode: Curative (Clinical) Services

    Integrated Management of Neonatal & Childhood Illness (IMNCI) (intervention package) & associated interventions Treatment of moderate acute malnutrition Therapeutic feeding – for severe wasting Malaria treatment – Artemisinin-based compounds for...
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    Coverage Determinants

    The bottleneck analysis framework in EQUIST assumes that eight conditions (coverage determinants) must be met to provide effective coverage of any health intervention. Each coverage determinant, from the supply and...
  • Equity Coverage Frontier

    In an attempt to develop realistic and feasible benchmarks for improvements in effective coverage for the most disadvantaged children through reduction of underlying bottlenecks and for resulting improvements in early...
  • Bottleneck severity

    The bottleneck severity is the relative importance of any given bottleneck as a constraining factor of effective coverage. In EQUIST, the severity of a bottleneck is measured as the relative (%)...