What Makes a Best Babies Zone? Evaluating a Multi-sector, Place Based Initiative
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Explain the methods being used to evaluate the Best Babies Zone Initiative, a 3-year place-based, multi-sector project. Identify the challenges to evaluating a multi-sector, place-based initiative. Identify the strengths of employing a place-based multi-sector approach to achieve community transformation and improve birth outcomes.
Keyword(s): Evaluation, Maternal and Child Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Principal Investigator for the Best Babies Zone Initiative. I am a Clinical Professor at UC Berkeley School of Public Health where I am the Director of the MCH Program. One of my areas of research is the practical application of the Life Course Theory.
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.