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Table 3 Data collection systems

From: Operational considerations for the management of non-communicable diseases in humanitarian emergencies

Information level Type of system Indicators
Patient A patient file
A patient held record
Data to inform clinical care, follow up, and individualized data points.
Specific clinical information to help patient care management when provided in different settings.
Clinic Register held at the facility or electronic database Data to inform the management of the day-to-day clinic activities, call and recall system, and to improve services quality.
Program (HIS) An electronic database for operational use Data to inform with overall programmatic planning, management of resources (medicines/consumables, human resources, etc.) as well as reporting surveillance and monitoring and advocacy.