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Table 7 Core surveillance activities performance relating to PC-NTDs

From: Assessment of surveillance core and support functions regarding neglected tropical diseases in Kenya

Core surveillance
Activities
Indicators IDSR Target Community
Level
(N = 50)
Health Facility
Level
(N = 192)
Sub-County
Level
(N = 19)
County
Level
(N = 10)
   % % [n/N] % [n/N] % [n/N] % [n/N]
Case detection Proportion provided with IDSR standard case definitions 80 66 [33/50] 83 [159/192] 100 [19/19] 100 [10/10]
Proportion using standard case definitions to detect at least one PC-NTD 80 58 [29/50] 60 [115/192] 53 [10/19] 70 [7/10]
Case registration Proportion using specific case registers for PC-NTDs registration 80 68 [34/50] 19 [36/192] NA NA
Case confirmation Proportion with a functional laboratory 80 N/A 52 [100/192] 100 [19/19] 100 [10/10]
Proportion with the capacity to collect and store PC-NTD specimens 80 N/A 41 [79/192] 84 [16/19] 100 [10/10]
Proportion that sent samples to a higher-level laboratory of at least one PC-NTD 80 32 [16/50] 18 [35/192] NA NA
Proportion that received reports on referred PC-NTD samples 80 32 [16/50] 80 [28/35a] NA NA
Reporting Proportion having IDSR reporting forms always available 80 74 [37/50] 89 [170/192] 79 [15/19] 80 [8/10]
Proportion that reported at least one PC-NTD case 80 78 [39/50] 84 [162/192] 100 [19/19] 100 [10/10]
Proportion that undertook zero reporting of at least one PC-NTD 80 N/A 81 [156/192] 100 [19/19] 100 [10/10]
Proportion that met deadlines for submitting PC-NTDs surveillance reports 80 N/A 88 [143/162b] 84 [16/19] 80 [8/10]
Data analysis Proportion that analysed data of at least one PC-NTD 80 42 [21/50] 58 [111/192] 84 [16/19] 80 [8/10]
Proportion that undertook trend analysis of at least one PC-NTD 80 N/A 44 [49/111c] 26 [5/19] 60 [6/10]
Proportion with action thresholds of at least one PC-NTD 80 N/A 29 [56/192] 74 [14/19] 80 [8/10]
Feedback Proportion that received feedback from higher-level of at least one reported PC-NTD 80 54 [27/50] 36 [70/192] 53 [10/19] 60 [6/10]
Proportion that received at least one written feedback report from the higher level of a reported PC-NTD case 80 N/A 80 [56/70d] N/A N/A
Epidemic preparedness and response Proportion with a rapid response team 80 N/A NA 63 [12/19] 100 [10/10]
Proportion with adequate outbreak response supplies 80 N/A NA 63 [12/19] 100 [10/10]
  1. NA – indicator was either not available or unmeasurable at the specific surveillance level
  2. a,b,c,d - denominators are derived from totals of a preceding affirmative outcome