Data Quality Audit (DQA) Tool

Author:The Global Fund, MEASURE Evaluation
Description:The Data Quality Audit (DQA) Tool is the formal version of the Data Quality Audit Toolkit. It includes indicator-specific audit templates and guidelines to be used by an external audit team to assess a program or project's ability to report quality data. The DQA looks at programmatic data specific to malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS to assess data accuracy, reporting performance, and the strengths and weaknesses of the underlying monitoring and evaluation system that generates the data.
      Assessment Purpose
    • Comprehensive assessment to inform national-level planning
    • Ad hoc or targeted assessment
      Health System Level
    • Data source-specific
      Assessment Areas
    • Data management
    • Data quality
      Primary Data Collection Method
    • Mixed methods
      Other Criteria
    • Excel-based tool
    • Time intensive
    • Specific to HIV/AIDS data sources
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