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Session: Evaluating the Impact of Our Work: From the Global Fund to Patient Interactions
3437.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 8:30 PM-10:00 PM
Oral
Evaluating the Impact of Our Work: From the Global Fund to Patient Interactions
We routinely invest in our health Ė whether as individuals, employers, or governments. All too often we donít look adequately at the impact of the investments we make, whether it is the individual getting cost effective care or the international organization being able to maximize the number of lives saved from its investments. In this session we look at different approaches to evaluating the impact of health care investments from domestic US/Canadian hospitalizations, to individual country-level programs in Africa, and finally the global initiatives such as the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Mary E. Taylor, MHS, PhD
8:30 PMA comparative analysis of hospitalizations and medical doctor contacts in the United States and Canada: Findings from the Joint Canada/United States Survey of Health
Michael E. Martinez, MPH, MHSA, Debra L. Blackwell, PhD, Jane F. Gentleman, PhD
8:50 PMEvaluating the impact of the Global Fund on fighting against tuberculosis
Chunling Lu, PhD, Catherine Michaud, Christopher Murray, MD, PhD
9:10 PMMonitoring HIV/AIDS financial flows from global initiatives - Tracking Results or Advancing Political Agendas: Multi-country results
Tania Dmytraczenko, PhD, Susna R. De, MSc, MPH
9:30 PMEvaluating the impact of the African Youth Alliance program: A triangulation of multiple posttest methods
Ali Karim, PhD, Michael J. McQuestion, MS, MPH, PhD, Timothy Williams, MA, MEM
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:International Health
Endorsed by:HIV/AIDS

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA