Feasibility of using Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS) as part of a rapid assessment of health needs in an emergency humanitarian context.

Principal investigator

Jeff Fesselet
Purpose of study
Purpose of study

To evaluate the logistical and statistical feasibility of using LQAS to find point estimates for the primary emergency indicators of Morbidity, GAM, SAM & Measles Vaccination Coverage for the target population to prioritize intervention strategies...

  • Concept
  • Protocol & ERB
  • Implementation
  • Completion
  • Archived

Study timeline

  • Other impact added by Jeff Fesselet

    24th September 2020

    In collaboration between the Public Health Intelligence/EPI and WatSan team, a presentation was done at a PHD meeting in August 2020 and work was initiated to develop a generic protocol which will be submitted to the MSF ERB for approval.

     
  • Programmes impact added by Jeff Fesselet

    15th April 2020

    Several LQAS surveys were implemented (Bentiu POC South Sudan x 2, Balukali refugee camps Bangladesh, Palorinya refugee camp Uganda) and a generic LQAS survey protocol is under development for submission to the ERB to later ease and generalize the use of LQAS surveys in emergencies.

     
  • Other external dissemination added by Jeff Fesselet

    15th April 2020

    PI Liz Harding Dissertation for LSTM Masters in International Public Health 2013.

     
  • MSF conference dissemination added by Jeff Fesselet

    15th April 2020

    Poster presented at Sci Days May 2014.

     
  • Publication added by Jeff Fesselet

    15th April 2020
    Using lot quality assurance sampling to assess access to water, sanitation and hygiene services in a refugee camp setting in South Sudan: a feasibility study Harding, Elizabeth "–" Springer Science and Business Media LLC (2017)
     
  • No update impact added by Jeff Fesselet

    9th April 2020

    This study does not require an update

     
  • No update impact added by Jeff Fesselet

    5th October 2018

    This study does not require an update

     
  • MSF conference dissemination added by Kim West

    11th November 2016

    Poster presentation at MSF Scientific Days 2014

     
  • Study coordinator or Topic Holder removed by Kim West

    9th October 2016
  • Principal investigator changed by Kim West

    9th October 2016

    Changed to “Jeff Fesselet”

  • Completion
    9th October 2016
  • Concept paper added by Renée Teernstra

    20th September 2016
    LQAS_Study_concept_paper.doc
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  • Concept
    20th September 2016
  • Study created

    20th September 2016

Publications

  • Using lot quality assurance sampling to assess access to water, sanitation and hygiene services in a refugee camp setting in South Sudan: a feasibility study
    Harding, Elizabeth "–" Springer Science and Business Media LLC "(2017)"