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Module Reading List 2015-16

Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Programmes, 2021/22, Semester J02
Ricky Kalliecharan
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential reading

It is not intended that you should read all of these books but please ensure that you read at least one

GOSLING L, EDWARDS M (2006) Toolkits: A practical guide to assessment, monitoring, review and evaluation . Development Manual 5 . London: Save the Children  

KUZEK J Z, RIST R C (2004) Ten steps to a results-based monitoring and evaluation system : a handbook for development practitioners . Washington: World Bank.

LAZENBATT A (2002) The evaluation handbook for health professionals . London: Routledge.

LIPPEVELD T, SAUERBORN R and BODART C (eds) (2000) Design and implementation of health information systems . Geneva: WHO.

GOVERNANCE AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE CENTRE, University of Birmingham (2007) Monitoring and Evaluation Topic Guide .

ØVRETVEIT J (2002) Action evaluation of health programmes and changes : a handbook for a user-focused approach . Abingdon: Radcliffe Medical Press.

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BRYCE J, VICTORA CG, et al. (2004) The multi-country evaluation of the integrated management of childhood illness strategy: lessons for the evaluation of public health interventions. American Journal of Public Health . 94(3): 406-415.

CAMPBELL B S, ADJEI S and HEYWOOD A (1996) From data to decision making in health : the evolution of a health management information system . Amsterdam: Royal Tropical Institute.

EARL S, CARDEN F, SMUTYLO T (2001) Outcome mapping: building learning and reflection into development programs. IDRC.

HARRIS P, HARRIS-ROXAS B et al (2007) Health Impact Assessment: a Practical Guide.

HOLTE-MCKENZIE M, FORDE S, THEOBALD S (2006) Development of a participatory monitoring and evaluation strategy. Evaluation and program planning. ; 29:365-376.

HUSSEIN J, GOODBURN E A, DAMISONI H, LEMA V and GRAHAM W (2001) Monitoring obstetric services: putting the ‘UN Guidelines’ into practice in Malawi: 3 years on. International journal of gynecology and obstetrics . 75(1): 63-73.

INDEPENDENT EVALUATION GROUP (2005) Influential Evaluations: Detailed Case Studie s. Washington, World Bank.

KHANDKER SR, GB. KOOLWAL, HA SAMAD (2010) Handbook on impact evaluation : quantitative methods and practices World Bank, Washington.

LIPPEVELD T, SAUERBORN R and BODART C (eds) (2000 ) Design and implementation of health information systems . Geneva: WHO.

ØVRETVEIT J (1998) Evaluating health interventions : an introduction to evaluation of health treatments, services, policies and organizational interventions . Buckingham: Open University Press.

OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (2009) Improving Impact Evaluation Production and Use .  Working Paper 300. ODI web-site.

PATEL, M (2002) A meta-evaluation, or quality assessment, of the evaluations in this issue, based on the Africa Evaluation Guidelines: 2002.  Evaluation and program planning. ; 25(4);329-332.

PAWSON R, TILLEY N (1997)  Realistic evaluation . London: Sage.

RIFKIN S B, PRIDMORE P (2001) Partners in planning : information, participation and empowerment . London: MacMillan.

ROOTMAN I et al (eds.) (2001) Evaluation in health promotion : principles and perspectives

RUBIN HR, PRONOVOST P and DIETTE GB (2001) The advantages and disadvantages of process-based measures of health care quality. International journal for quality in health care .13(6): 469 -474.

UK NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement (2008) The Good Indicators Guide: understanding how to use and choose indicators . : RID=44584

WORLD BANK (2000) Monitoring and Evaluation: some tools, methods and approaches. Operations Evaluation Department, World Bank, Washington, DC.$FILE/MandE_tools_methods_approaches.pdf

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (2006) Health Evidence Network (HEN)

WHO EURO (February 2006) What is the evidence on effectiveness of empowerment to improve health? Health Evidence Network

WHO (2009) Handbook on Monitoring and Evaluation of Human Resources for  Health. Ed. Mario R. Dal Poz.

WHO, WB, UNICEF, UNAIDS et al (2006) 2nd Ed. Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit. HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

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Useful Journals

Evaluation and program planning.

Health policy and planning.


International journal for quality in health care.

Bulletin of the World Health Organization.

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Useful web-sites

UNICEF. UNFPA, WHO all have information on evaluation tools, methods and results (monitoring and evaluation of AIDS, TB and Malaria) (newborn and child survival strategies) (A compendium of various population- and facility-based assessment tools which can be used at different levels of the health system) Health Systems 20/20

Operations Evaluation Department of World Bank:

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Governance and Social Development Resource Centre

This list was last updated on 03/08/2015