Selected Articles: Evaluating KM in Public Health

A list of selected articies evaluating knowledge management in public health. Categories include: General, Communities of Practice, eLearning, Digital Health, and Other Knowledge Management Tools.

Technical Note: Conducting Focus Group Interviews

Technical Note: Conducting Focus Group Interviews

This USAID Technical Note provides guidance on the use of focus group interviews within evaluations.

Taking Knowledge for Health the Extra Mile

This article published in the open access journal Global Health: Science and Practice describes a participatory evaluation using the Net-Map process of an intervention implemented by the K4Health Malawi project. Full title: Taking Knowledge for Health the Extra Mile: Participatory Evaluation of a Mobile Phone Intervention for Community Health Workers in Malawi.


KM Evaluation Report Template

This template includes the main sections of a typical knowledge management (KM) evaluation report. Other sections, such as a Foreword or Acknowledgments, may also be included in an evaluation report but are not included in this template. On subsequent pages of this template, you will find the following section headings with a summary of the type of information you should include under each section and how you should write each section.

Sample KM Evaluation Report: Nigeria CPD Project

This document is an example of an evaluation report of a knowledge management project. The project is the K4Health/Nigeria Web-Based Continuing Medical Laboratory Education (CMLE) Program.

Exercise: Synthesizing Quantitative Data

Program or activity evaluations may draw on quantitative and/or qualitative data. Quantitative data measure phenomena in numerical form, providing essential information for measuring results, while qualitative data that describe phenomena in a non-numerical way can provide a more nuanced understanding of the results. The two types of data can thus provide complementary information to guide improvements. This exercise provides participants with an opportunity to work with a small dataset of quantitative data and brainstorm how best to present that data.

Introduction: Evaluate and Evolve

This presentation outlines Step 5 (Evaluate and Evolve) of the Knowledge Management (KM) Road Map. The goal of Step 5 is to assess how well you achieved your KM objectives to improve your health program, identify factors that contributed to or hindered success, and use the findings to inform and influence future programming.

Step 5 Trainer Guide

The Trainer Guide to each training module in the KM Training Package should be the starting point for the Trainer when developing training sessions around each module. The Trainer Guide describes the purpose of the training module, the total estimated time needed to deliver the module, and learning objectives of the module, and it provides a detailed sample agenda outlining how to piece together the different presentations, exercises, and breaks into a coherent session.

Building Trust in Diverse Teams

This facilitation handbook is based on the comprehensive Building Trust in Diverse Teams: The Toolkit for Emergency Response. This toolkit was the result of the Building Trust Project, which emerged from The  Emergency Capacity Building Project (ECB). This Project commissioned research from 102 staff at headquarters and in the field, from 7 international NGOs.