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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    Operational Coverage Frontier

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    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...