In the previous study session you have learned about health team and communication. You have addressed the dynamics of health team and the techniques of effective communication and barriers to effective communication. As member of the health care team you should have an awareness of the basic principles of monitoring and evaluation in the health care context. In this study session you will learn about concepts of monitoring and evaluation, program components and activities of monitoring and evaluation. The leanings in this study session will help you to be equipped with all the necessary knowledge, skills and the right attitude required to implement principles of monitoring and evaluation in your work setting.