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Leprosy and evaluation of health programs - integrative review of literature

Hanseníase e avaliação de programas de saúde - revisão integrativa da literatura
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Couto, Ingrid Ramos Reis; Andrade, Marilda; Flach, Diana Mary Araújo de Melo

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Abstract Objective: To investigate Brazilian publications on leprosy program evaluations from the components: inputs, processes, results and impact. Methods: Consultation in the LILACS database of the Virtual Health Library on the keywords "leprosy", "evaluation". Inclusion Criteria: Publications from 2001 to 2008, in Portuguese and descriptor "leprosy." Results: 27 approaches for components of input, process, outcome and impact studies in August of this review. The process component prevailed with 41%. Of all approaches and inputs and outputs were performed in 26% and 22% respectively and the impact component with the lowest percentage approaches 11%. Conclusion: The evaluation must be present throughout the process of implementing a particular program.
Keywords contagious disease; Brazil; health policy; monitoring; evaluation; epidemiology
Classification Health Policy
Free Keywords Lepra
Document language Portugese
Publication Year 2013
Page/Pages p. 3478-3484
Journal Revista de Pesquisa: Cuidado é Fundamental Online, 5 (2013) 1
ISSN 2175-5361
Status Published Version; peer reviewed
Licence Free Digital Peer Publishing Licence