Some Suggestions for Improving the Applicability and Utilization of Evaluation Assessments

  • Jerome S. Stromberg
  • R. Galán Morera


Evaluation studies have frequently been conducted in a technically competent manner, written up in an understandable way, and distributed to the relevant decision-makers, only to have the results literally collect dust on the shelves. Other chapters in this volume have focused attention on various technical aspects of impact evaluation. I will raise some basic questions at this point about why the results of evaluation studies are not more broadly used in action programs, and to briefly propose some approaches for improving and broadening the utilization of evaluation results.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerome S. Stromberg
    • 1
  • R. Galán Morera
    • 2
  1. 1.World Health OrganizationGenevaSwitzerland
  2. 2.Superintendente Ministerio de SaludBogotáColombia

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