Context of Health Program Development and Evaluation

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Context of Health Program Development and Evaluation by Mind Map: Context of Health Program  Development and Evaluation

1. Concept

1.1. Health viewed as holistic

1.2. Health viewed as political

2. History

2.1. to ensure that a program has the best possible likelihood of being successful, defined in terms of being effective with the least possible resources.

2.2. 1st generation – Technical generation 2nd generation – Descriptive generation 3rd generation – Negotiation generation 4th generation – Meta-evaluation generation

3. Distinctions

3.1. Programs: Totality of organized structured effort to provide a specific set of interventions

3.2. Projects: Time-limited effort to create programs or services

3.3. Services: Organizational structures through which provider interacts with client to address a health problem

4. major groups of evaluation

4.1. Oriented toward questions and methods

4.2. Oriented toward improvements and accountability

4.3. Have a social agenda or advocacy approach, such as responsive evaluation, democratic evaluations and utilization-focused evaluation

5. standards of evaluation

5.1. Utility

5.2. feasibility

5.3. propriety

5.4. accuracy

5.5. evaluation and accountability

6. Who Does Planning and Evaluations?

6.1. INTERNAL PLANNER AND EVALUATOR

6.2. EXTERNAL PLANNER AND EVALUATOR

7. Program Life Cycle

7.1. Assessment

7.2. Implementation

7.3. Evaluation

8. Types of Evaluation

8.1. Mandated and Voluntary Evaluations

8.1.1. Community needs assessment

8.1.2. Process evaluation

8.1.3. Effect evaluation

8.1.4. Cost evaluation

8.1.5. Comprehensive evaluation

8.1.6. Meta-evaluation

9. When Not to Evaluate

9.1. Situations and circumstances that are not amenable to conducting an evaluation do exist despite the requirement for having an evaluation

9.2. if the AEA standards of utility, feasibility , property and accuracy cannot be met, it is not wise to conduct an evaluation

9.3. Program planning and evaluation need to be purposeful in what is done and should be aware that external forces can influence the planning and evaluation processes.

9.4. Other Circumstances

9.4.1. The program has no clear direction

9.4.2. Stakeholders cannot agree on the program objectives

9.4.3. There are no questions about the program.

10. The Public Health Pyramid

10.1. Direct healthcare services

10.2. Enabling services

10.3. Population-based services

10.4. Infrastructure services