Influence of Monitoring and Evaluation on the Success of the Health Care Projects in Rwanda. A Case of Ruhengeri Referral Hospital (2019 to 2020)
Keywords:Human capacity for monitoring and evaluation, Project monitoring and evaluation plan, Budget allocation for M&E activities, Project health care, Monitoring and Evaluation
Monitoring and Evaluation helps project managers in keeping track the implementation of the projects and its prudence in the utilization of the resources. It provides decision makers with a strategy to plan for success of the projects and guidance for future endeavors. Success is a key to stakeholders who in real sense need to be involved throughout the project and program cycles This study focuses on the evaluation on the influence of monitoring and evaluation on healthcare project success in Rwanda. The study aimed at finding out whether the influence of monitoring and evaluation were effective and whether they really have influence on the success of health care related project in Rwanda and most especially in Musanze district, Ruhengeri hospital. The design of this study was a quantitative descriptive in nature. A sample size of 76 respondents was randomly selected and used the formula of Morgan. This sample was chosen because it is easier to manage and it was enough to generate findings as well as to generalize the findings to a bigger population. Data were analyzed by the use of statistical methods, (descriptive statistics, Correlations and regressions analyses). The findings revealed that monitoring and evaluation have a great influence and contribution to the success of health care project and there is a strong positive and significant relationship between monitoring and evaluation and performance or success of health care related projects. The research concludes that there is a positive relationship between the influence of monitoring and evaluation and the success of health care projects at a very high extent.
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