Measure for the workload and proxy indicator of the quality of care.
Number of outpatient consultations in a given health facility during a given period of time
Number of full-time equivalent clinicians in the outpatient departement in the same health facility x number of working days in the same health facility in period of analysis
Indicator used for response monitoring ?
Threshold / Standard
< 50 consultations per clinician per day Follow-up of trends
Calculation: Numerator: outpatient consultations include new and repeated cases; denominator: a clinician is a health care practitioner that works as a primary care giver in outpatient department. This can include physicians, midwives, nurses and paramedics.
Guidance on phases
There is a differing level of quality of data which can be collected at different phases of the emergency depending on the context, eg the data available and the systems for data collection in place before the crisis, the accessibility of the affected areas, the resources on the ground, etc...
Numerator: routine health facility reporting system Denominator: health statistics