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Table 1 Rapid assessment tool – components, elements and number of data queries

From: Rapid assessment of infrastructure of primary health care facilities – a relevant instrument for health care systems management

Number Infrastructural component (number of data queries) Infrastructural elements in component (number of data queries) Focus / Remarks
1 The facility and its management (30) Statistics (18) The facility as an entity
Maintenance (1)
Accessibility (1)
Information management (1)
Services (9)
2 Physical infrastructure (26) Compound (2) Facility (entity)
Buildings - basic data (5) Buildings are
Buildings – construction (7) assessed discretely
Buildings – interior works (6)
Buildings – installations (6)
3 Supply facilities systems (16) Electrical supply (5) Facility (entity)
Water supply (5)
Rain water harvesting (6)
4 Disposal systems (14) Waste (9) Facility (entity)
Effluent discharge (5)
5 Technical medical equipment (7) Asset location data (1) Assets are assessed discretely
Asset statistical data (2)
Asset functionality (2)
Maintenance resources (2)
6 Information Communication Technology (4) Telephone (2) Facility (entity)
Internet (2)
7 Outreach services (4) Transport (2) Facility (entity)
Referral (2)
  1. Table 1 refers to the seven major infrastructural components (compare Figure 1) and describes all infrastructural elements that are considered under rapid assessment, together with the related number of data queries.