TABLE 2. Monitoring and Evaluation Data Collection by Scale-Up Indicator
IndicatorM&E MethodaType of DataMain PurposeTiming
OutcomesHousehold surveyQuantitativeEvaluationEndline
• Awareness and use of SDMService statisticsQuantitativeMonitoringMonthly
• Availability of quality services“Most Significant Change” story collectionQualitativeEvaluationYear 4
• Provider competencyProvider supervision and client follow-up reportingQuantitativeMonitoringOngoing
Simulated clients studyQuantitativeEvaluationBaseline and endline
OutputsFacility/service delivery point surveyMixedEvaluationBaseline
• Providers trainedStakeholder interviewsQualitativeEvaluationBaseline and endline
• Clinics offering SDMBenchmark reportingQuantitativeMonitoringSemiannually
• Demand-oriented Information, Education and Communication (IEC)
• Supportive partners/stakeholders
• Systems integration
ProcessStaff assessments of data on scale-up statusQualitativeMonitoringAnnually
• Scale-up strategyOrganizational capacity assessmentsQualitativeEvaluationOngoing
• Dissemination and advocacyEnvironmental scanning, including key events timeline reportingQualitativeMonitoringOngoing
• Organizational capacity-building process
• Resource mobilization
• Environmental influences
  • Abbreviations: M&E, monitoring and evaluation; SDM, Standard Days Method.

  • a Classification based on method's main M&E contribution, although there is overlap; for example, stakeholder interviews also assessed environmental influences, and resource mobilization was documented as part of benchmarking.