Table 1

Main procedures and outcome measures

ProceduresOutput
Training community health workers to identify infants at high-risk for neurological and developmental disorders and disabilities early on(1) Staff trained and certified in basic and advanced GMA
(2) Agreement (a) between the scorers, (b) between the scorers and a GMA-trained neurologist and (c) between the scorers and a GMA expert
Monitoring further assessments of infants at high-risk for neurological and developmental disorders and disabilities(3) Number of infants screened
(4) Number of infants identified (abnormal age-specific GMs, reduced MOS)
(5) Number of families supported
(6) Number of underweight infants
(7) Number of infants examined by a paediatrician and/or a neurologist; examination results
(8) Number of (breastfeeding) mothers and infants who received micronutrient supply
(9) Number of infants who received (financially supported) access to MRI, EEG, X-ray and laboratory testing
Launching targeted intervention procedures early on(10) Number of staff trained in early parent-oriented intervention
(11) Number of infants referred to early intervention
(12) Number of families referred to further parent training (around the infant’s age of 6 to 7 months)
  • EEG, electroencephalography; GMA, general movement assessment; MOS, motor optimality score.