|Community Monitoring in Health Resources for the Practitioner|
Mechanism and Processes
CBM can be used when certain set of conditions exist- both in Civil Society and state.
A. Preconditions about State Mechanism:
The ‘state’ or country in which community monitoring exercises are being proposed/ explored
• Has accepted some health related international human rights standards within its domestic constitutional and policy making framework.
• Provides space to civil society to engage in citizenship promoting activities like community empowerment, studies to understand/critique state policy and programming.
• Has spaces within it's programme implementation framework for review and planning.