Transforming Knowledge into Change

Introduction to Program Evaluation for Public Health Programs: A Self-Study Guide

This document is a “how to” guide for planning and implementing evaluation activities. The manual is based on CDC’s Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health, and is intended to assist state, local, and community managers and staff of public health programs in planning, designing, implementing, and using the results of comprehensive evaluations in a practical way. The strategy presented in this manual will help assure that evaluations meet the diverse needs of internal and external stakeholders, including assessing and documenting program implementation, outcomes, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of activities, and taking action based on evaluation results to increase the impact of programs.


Bibliographic Details
Author Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Publisher U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Publication Date January 1, 2005
Publication City Atlanta, GA
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Submitted to Point K June 14, 2010 - 1:56pm

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