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Program Planning Resource
Program planning is a multi-step process that generally begins with the definition of the problem and development of an evaluation plan. Although specific steps may vary, they usually include a feedback loop, with findings from program evaluation being used for program improvement.
The types of steps that are generally used in program planning are listed in the table below, along with selected resources that may be useful at each step.
|1||Identify primary health issues in your community|
|2||Develop measurable process and outcome objectives to assess progress in addressing these health issues|
|3||Select effective interventions to help achieve these objectives|
|4||Implement selected interventions|
|5||Evaluate selected interventions based on objectives; use this information to improve program||
Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health [PDF - 514 kB]
|1-5||All of the above|