Household Surveys for Program Evaluation in LMICs


This course provides an introduction to household surveys for program evaluation in low-and middle-income countries. The course will equip you with skills to:

1. Explain what coverage is, why it’s important in evaluations, and how it is measured
2. Describe what household surveys can and cannot measure
3. Plan, implement, and analyze household survey, including:
4. Calculate an appropriate household survey sample size
5. Explain the resources required for a household survey
6. Identify an appropriate sampling design
7. Design a questionnaire
8. Describe challenges for coverage survey planning and implementation
9. Present and describe how the RADAR tool can be used
The development of this course was supported by a grant from Government Affairs Canada (GAC) for the Real Accountability, Data Analysis for Results (RADAR) project.

What you will learn

Introduction to Coverage Concepts

This module will cover an overview of intervention coverage, using existing coverage data, and special topics in coverage.

Survey Design and Planning

This module will cover survey design and survey planning.

Sampling Design and Household Mapping

This module will cover sampling design and mapping.

Survey Tool Development

This module will cover survey tool development.

What’s included