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Eval12 Session 622: Infrastructure: More Than Platforms For Moving Vehicles

Of course, public health evaluators and researchers have a different understanding of the word, but very few define it the same way. This is problematic when prominent public health organizations, such as the Institute of Medicine and Department of Health and Human Services have determined that infrastructure is the key to public health program success. A review of public health literature identified the lack of a model and evidence-based indicators for measuring public health infrastructure, and linking them to public health outcomes, capacity, and sustainability. This presentation will introduce and define infrastructure as a platform for public health programs to be able to take advantage of opportunities and defend against threats with examples from Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW)

AEA 2012_Public Health Program Infrastructure and CPPW_10-25-2012.pptx



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Eval11 Session 956: Valuing Stakeholders and Integrating Multi-Method Findings in Public Health Evaluations

This roundtable presentation provides an example of a recent mixed-methods community needs assessment that was conducted in order to identify the current resources and barriers to sexual and reproductive health services for young women. This assessment included various stakeholders such as local health department staff, service providers, young women in the community who were pregnant/parenting and who were not currently pregnant/parenting, local college health centers, and local school district personnel

Valuing Stakeholders and Integrating Multi-Method Findings in Public Health Evaluations.pdf


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Designing evaluation indicators to assess the impact of policy advocacy in a low-resource setting: experiences from Uganda

POSTER: The Advocacy for Better Health Project is a five-year initiative (June 2014–May 2019) funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) with an estimated budget of US$20 million. The project’s goal is to improve the quality, accessibility, and availability of health and other social services by enhancing the capacity of citizens and civil society organizations (CSOs) to advocate effectively. The focus is on advocacy for increased investment and accountability by decision-makers in order to improve the quality and availability of essential health and social services in 35 target districts in Uganda

Designing evaluation indicators to assess the impact of policy.pdf


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Bringing Funders, Researchers/Evaluators, and Practitioners Together to Achieve Outcomes: The Interactive Systems Framework (ISF) for Dissemination and Implementation Slides from SI10

Session Description: If we are to achieve better outcomes in public health, education, and other social programs, we need new models and frameworks for planning, implementing, and evaluating evidence-based approaches

aea-cdc 2010 draft 6-11-10.ppt


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Eval12 Poster 38: Capacity Building: What works for you?

Abstract: In the current political and economic climate, funding for public health programs and program technical assistance and support services, such as assistance interpreting evaluation data, are diminishing

AEAFinal CBA POSTER2012.pdf


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Eval12 Session 688: Comprehensive Perspectives for State Partnerships (all presentations represented)

This module applies generic strategies presented in the CDC Framework for Evaluating Public Health Programs to aid NACP grantees with designing, implementing, and utilizing partnership evaluation findings and tailoring their evaluations to understand their partnerships’ specific needs

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Focus Search - Journal of Health Promotion and Practice, 7(2 Suppl), 34S-43S.  CADCA National Coalition Institute. (2010)



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Eval13 Poster 44: Looking Long-Term: How to Utilize a Decade of Applied Epidemiology Fellowship to Evaluate Effectiveness (2013 Poster)

Poster presentation from the 2013 AEA Conference on the use of extensive data on a 10 year fellowship program. #2013Conference #publichealth #fellowship

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Focus Search - Looking Long-Term: How to Utilize a Decade of Applied Epidemiology Fellowship Data to Evaluate Effectiveness Virginia Dick, PhD—Evaluation Coordinator and Amanda Masters, MPH—Director of Workforce Development Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, Atlanta, GA Background The CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship (AEF) was created in 2003 to strengthen the workforce in ap- plied epidemiology at state and local health agencies. CSTE, in collaboration with CDC, HRSA, and ASPPH, es- tablished the two year program to give recent gradu- ates from public health programs rigorous preparation and advanced training for successful careers as state or local applied epidemiologists


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The Pillars of Public Program Evaluation

This is the lead article in "Evaluation South Asia," the first professional evaluaiton journal for all countries in South Asia, published in 2008. The article lays out a general struction for developing evaluation as a viable professional field and funciton for the betterment of national...

Pilars of Public Program Evaluation.pdf