|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.
B. Preconditions about status of Civil Society
For community monitoring to be successful it is necessary that civil society organisations in such countries/states
• Are interested in citizenship and governance issues and informed about human rights principles and rights based approaches.
• Are linked with disadvantaged communities and their interests and informed about their experiences of service delivery.
• Have relationship with or are interested in developing relationships with state functionaries and institutions.
• Have some capacity for capacity building of the community or are open to building capacity of the community in order to conduct research, mobilise communities and facilitate dialogue with state functionaries.