Tag Archives: Equist

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EQUIST Service Desk

A service desk has been configured in Jira, and is available directly through EQUIST in the footer tab ‘Service Desk’:   Enter in as much information you can related to a problem/bug, questions for clarification, and/or suggestions for improvement(s) to the tool. Problems (bugs): Report a problem Questions for clarification: Ask a question Suggestions for improvement: …

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Entering EQUIST & Logging In

The EQUIST website is available via the following link: http://equist.info/. The first screen you will see is the homepage dedicated to EQUIST: Click on the Login icon in the upper righthand corner to be able to login. A pop-up will appear allowing you to enter your username and password information given to you via your global …

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Theory of Change Behind EQUIST

EQUIST’s step-wise approach is based on the following theory of change. Identify and prioritise the targeted population through a careful situation analysis considering the country’s demographics, health and nutrition outcomes and the coverage of essential interventions; Prioritise the diseases, health and nutrition issues that are prevailing in a country and most specifically among a targeted …

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What to expect when using EQUIST

It is important to note that the EQUIST tool works in a step-wise fashion. This means that as data is selected in a module, it will have an impact on the data and analysis in subsequent modules. To be able to properly use EQUIST, users will need to be familiar with the terms and concepts …

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Who is EQUIST Designed For?

EQUIST was designed to be used by several different types of public health stakeholders. Before the tool can be used at sub-national levels, a team of national experts need to adjust the tool and conduct a national equity analysis. These national experts, or country customizers, may comprise of of MOH officials, international development partners and …

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What is EQUIST?

What is EQUIST? EQUIST is a medium-term analysis and strategic planning tool to improve child and maternal health as well as nutrition equity in developing and middle-income countries. It helps decision makers identify which populations are disadvantaged, why they are disadvantaged, and which combination of evidence based high impact interventions and health system strengthening strategies …

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Introduction to EQUIST

National and sub-national governments are routinely required to develop health policies, strategies and plans. These include comprehensive national health plans as well as more focused plans, such as post-disaster recovery plans, community health plans, and reproductive health plans. All too frequently, these plans are not based on a thorough assessment of how the health system …