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Strengthen the Evidence for Maternal and Child Health Programs

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Measuring What Matters: Evaluating Evidence-Based Programs

Decorative image of magnifying glassEffective evaluation is a systematic way to improve evidence-based programs and increase accountability. In order to develop and expand an enduring MCH program and assess a program’s ability to achieve desired outcomes, a comprehensive and adaptable evaluation plan should be built into the design of an evidence-program at the outset. This learning opportunity provides hands-on experience to take the next step in utilizing evaluation tools and developing strong measures to assess the impact of implemented evidence-based programs.

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.