A monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plan is a document that helps to track and assess the results of the interventions throughout the life of a program. It is a living document that should be referred to and updated on a regular basis. While the specifics of each program’s M&E plan will look different, they should all follow the same basic structure and include the same key elements.
A program analysis is the process of looking at an organization’s intended social and behavior change communication (SBCC) program and then identifying enabling and limiting factors to implementing it successfully. A program analysis is used as a planning tool when the program is under development and helps the program team explore various factors that may enhance or constrain the planned SBCC program and then utilizes the findings for program design.