Performance Improvement 2000. Environmental Health

01/01/2000

Evaluation of the ZAP Asthma Program

The purpose of this project is to conduct a process evaluation of the following two components of the ZAP Asthma Project: (1) the project's health education component, health communication component and the project's use of community health workers; and (2) the process of public/private/community collaboration, community engagement and empowerment, and systems improvement and capacity building at the community level.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Center for Environmental Health

FEDERAL CONTACT: Rifenburg, James
770-488-7322

PIC ID: 7048

PERFORMER: Macro International, Inc.
Atlanta, GA

EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 09/30/2000

Folic Acid and the Prevention of Spina Bifida

This project proposes to evaluate the effectiveness of a free folic acid supplement distribution program in a family planning setting using blood folate determinates in conjunction with questionnaires of knowledge and supplement use behaviors.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Center for Environmental Health

FEDERAL CONTACT: Watkins, Margaret
770-488-7187

PIC ID: 7042

PERFORMER: Battelle Corporation
Arlington, VA

EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 08/31/2001