Table 1

Evaluation checklist

CategoryCriteria12345NA
StakeholdersDescribe persons or organisations who will use the data gathered by the surveillance system.CCaCap
Cape
Describe resources required to operate the system.
Evaluation designDescribe the specific purpose of the evaluation.
Propose uses of the evaluation results.
Include the specific questions that the evaluation answered.
Credible evidenceDescribe usefulness of the information generated by analysing data.
Assess surveillance system attributes in terms of:
Simplicity
Flexibility
Data quality
Acceptability
Sensitivity
Positive predictive value
Representativeness
Timeliness
Stability
Conclusions and recommendationsPresent conclusions based on evaluation results.
Propose appropriate and applicable recommendations to improve the system or discontinue its operation.
Lessons learntDescribe how lessons learnt will be communicated to those who need to know.