Testing an integrated care group model for community-based health promotion in Burundi: An operations research study
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Identify the differences in implementation between the traditional Care Group model and an Integrated Care Group model Assess whether there are signficant differences in the coverage of key health and nutrition knowledge and practices between the Traditional and Integrated Care Group model program areas Assess whether there are significant differences in the functionality and sustainability between the Traditional and Integrated Care Group models
Keyword(s): Community-Based Health Promotion, Evaluation
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have over 10 years of experience in the design, implementation, and evaluation of community-based maternal and child health and HIV/AIDS programs. I have provided technical support for the field implementation of evidence-based, high impact interventions aimed at improving access to MNCH services, strengthening quality of care, and improving household knowledge and practices. I am the Principal Investigator for the Operations Research initiative described here.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.