The purpose of this evaluation project funded by the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) was to identify key variables associated with program sustainability that could be incorporated into the creation of other PEPFAR initiatives. The Sustainable Management Development Program (SMDP) selected three countries of interest (Botswana, Malawi, and Vietnam) that demonstrated success in the development and implementation of public health management capacity development programs. Information for this case-study analysis was collected by conducting in-person interviews with key informants, including public health management capacity development program leaders, ministry of health officials, and CDC in-country staff. The case studies were augmented by data from documents such as trip reports, meeting reports, evaluation reports, and publications related to the subject matter.
Knowledge distilled from the evaluation was incorporated into a technical document from which publications, newsletters, and webinars will be generated that will assist other countries in designing and implementing public health management capacity development programs .
Agency Sponsor: CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Federal Contact: Elizabeth Howze, 404-639-7422
Performer: CGH/DPHSWD/Sustainable Management Development Program
Record ID: 9546 (Report issued December 31, 2010)