This item begins by defining a coverage exercise as a simple, low-cost rapid assessment that can be used to profile who is reached by a given service or group of service providers or organizations with a common clientele operating within a particular geographic area; after a description of the reasons for conducting such an exercise, the main part of the item consists of a description of how to do so. [Available in French, Spanish and Portuguese as well as English].
How to conduct a coverage exercise: A rapid assessment tool for programs and services. Population Council, 2006. 38 pp.