The importance of data collection and monitoring is an ongoing debate in the healthcare field. This is compounded often with data collected at community level. Data is only as good as its seen to be relevant, timely and accurate.
Kenya’s Community Health Strategy is a national strategic plan to improve and invest in Community Health in every county and in so doing, access health care needs at the source, which is the home and village.
‘Alone we can do so little, but together we can do so much’ - Professor Dr. Abul Kalam Azad, Director General of Health Services rightly quoted in his inauguration speech during International Conference on ‘Data for Decision (D4D) in Health’.