Evaluation of Health Programs: A Postgraduate Overview Course – Module 1 Syllabus: Evaluation as a Strategic Tool for Public Programs and Policies


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Author(s): MEASURE Evaluation

Year: 2018


GEMNet-Health. (2018). Evaluation of Health Programs: A Postgraduate Overview Course – Module 1 Syllabus: Evaluation as a Strategic Tool for Public Programs and Policies. Chapel Hill, NC, USA: MEASURE Evaluation, University of North Carolina.
Evaluation of Health Programs: A Postgraduate Overview Course – Module 1 Syllabus: Evaluation as a Strategic Tool for Public Programs and Policies Abstract:

As part of an effort to strengthen postgraduate education on evaluation of health programs, the Global Evaluation and Monitoring Network for Health (GEMNet-Health) and MEASURE Evaluation have embarked on developing competency-based curriculum materials for a master’s degree level, overview course on evaluation.

This stand-alone module covers the competencies of:

  • Discussing evaluation in the context of public policy;
  • Analyzing policy cycle/results chain;
  • Assessing the role of evaluation for policymaking and the link of strategic information to evaluation;
  • Discussing practical constraints in evaluation research; and
  • Identifying and listing the ethical and political implications of evaluation work.

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