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Programme evaluation

Step introducing the principles of programme evaluation in the planning cycle.

Evaluation is defined as a scientifically rigorous, critical assessment of the degree to which health services fulfil stated objectives. Step 6 is the evaluation phase of a project plan, and represents the end stage of the planning cycle. This step introduces the principles of programme evaluation in the cycle.

Why should you plan for evaluation activities at the beginning of the planning cycle? Is an evaluation only a measure of the project impact or can/must it be used to understand the journey that took place as well?

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