This course is discontinued

INTHE4106 – Evaluation: Quality and knowledge in the health policies and emergency health action.

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Course content

NB! THE CREDIT POINTS WILL BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DURING AUTUMN 2007!!

This interdisciplinary course aims to provide the participants with practical skills to plan, design and perform systematic monitoring and research-based evaluations of health interventions.

The course addresses specific techniques for applying research methods in the evaluation process. It seeks to convey the practical aspects of performing an evaluation (time- and budget constraints) and delineates strategies for the application of evaluation results. The course emphasizes the quality of information in the evaluation process, and evaluation as a mechanism for organizational learning.

The topic of case studies and examples throughout the course are from the following two areas: Mental health interventions in multicultural populations and responses to trauma; and national child immunization programmes.

Learning outcome

Learning outcomes

  • The methodological toolkit: The OECD evaluation models: The Logical Framework Approach and Results-Based Management; Participatory Evaluations;
  • Indicators and methodologies in evaluations of mental health interventions and immunization programmes;
  • Group-work on case studies;
  • Practical skills and organization of evaluations;
  • Strategies for communicating and reporting.

Admission

Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

Open for M.Phil students at Internasjonal health, other students at the University of Oslo, students at other University in Norway and abroad, and non student.

For people outside the university system how want more information about this courses or are interested to apply, please contact Department of General Practice and Community Medicine before 1. December for registration and/or more information.

Prerequisites

Formal prerequisite knowledge

No obligatory prerequisites beyond the minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway.

Teaching

1 1/2 weeks course

Examination

Presentation has to be approved before the student cane deliver a rapport

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

Language of examination

English

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

Withdrawal from an examination

It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.

Facts about this course

Credits

6

Teaching

Every spring

Examination

Every spring

Teaching language

English