Step 5: Evaluate and Evolve

Assessing the Effects of a Storytelling Initiative on Young Professionals: Results of the Family Planning Voices Evaluation (Phase II)

The Knowledge for Health Project and FP2020 created Family Planning Voices (FP Voices) in 2015 to document and share stories from people around the world who are passionate about family planning. In 2016, Part I of the evaluation of FP Voices found that the initiative positively influenced knowledge, attitudes, and self-efficacy related to family planning, and strengthened the global family planning community. For young people in particular, FP Voices may provide a space to share and hone one’s unique voice.

Assessing the Effects of a Storytelling Initiative: Results of the Family Planning Voices Evaluation (Phase I)

In 2015, the Knowledge for Health Project and Family Planning 2020 created Family Planning Voices (FP Voices) to document and share real stories from people around the world who are passionate about family planning. At the time, there had been no systematic investigation documenting the impact of a storytelling approach in family planning. This study sought to answer the following research questions:

What Makes a Successful Family Planning Partnership? Experiences from the Costed Implementation Plan Resource Kit

The Knowledge for Health Project conducted a qualitative study to assess the components that facilitated or hindered the Costed Implementation Plan Resource Kit knowledge partnership and its perceived outcomes. Components that facilitated success included accountability, clear roles, dedication, integrity, trust, dependability, competence, and respect/recognition. Components that hindered success included time and resources.

Examining the Impact of Knowledge Management Interventions: The Knowledge for Health East Africa Field Project

This February 2017 research brief documents a test of the effects of knowledge management interventions at the field level. The Knowledge for Health Project conducted a baseline and endline study focused on the East, Central, and Southern Africa Health Community (ECSA-HC). The inquiry determined that knowledge management interventions positively improved effectiveness and efficiency of knowledge sharing and use of knowledge management techniques among ECSA-HC staff members.

End of Project Report: K4Health East Africa Field Support

The Knowledge for Health Project provided knowledge management capacity strengthening services to a variety of organizations in East Africa, 2014-2019. This report covers work with the East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community (ECSA-HC), East African Community (EAC) Secretariat Health Department, East Africa Health Research Commission (EAHRC), Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC), and Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). 

End of Project Report: K4Health Eastern and Southern Caribbean Field Support

The Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project provided knowledge management capacity strengthening to the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), 2016-2019.

Step 5: Evaluate and Evolve

This 1.1MB Zip file contains all of the materials (slides, handouts, and supplements or links to supplements) related to the "Step 5: Evaluate and Evolve" training module.

Selected Articles: Evaluating KM in Public Health

A list of selected articies evaluating knowledge management in public health. Categories include: General, Communities of Practice, eLearning, Digital Health, and Other Knowledge Management Tools.

Technical Note: Conducting Focus Group Interviews

Technical Note: Conducting Focus Group Interviews

This USAID Technical Note provides guidance on the use of focus group interviews within evaluations.

Taking Knowledge for Health the Extra Mile

This article published in the open access journal Global Health: Science and Practice describes a participatory evaluation using the Net-Map process of an intervention implemented by the K4Health Malawi project. Full title: Taking Knowledge for Health the Extra Mile: Participatory Evaluation of a Mobile Phone Intervention for Community Health Workers in Malawi.

 

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