Process Evaluation

Growing interest in integrating Process Evaluations into intervention research

Over the last few months, LSHTM collaborating partners have approached the Centre for Evaluation, seeking practical, applied training for their local staff on the aims, principles and methods of rigorous process evaluations. At the African Health Research Institute in Mtubatuba, a 2-day workshop provided AHRI staff involved in outcome evaluations of new interventions with an […]

Process Evaluation skills-building workshop, Zambia

The Centre for Evaluation is launching a series of skills-building workshops around the world, organised in partnership with our collaborators, and held in locations where LSHTM staff are based or regularly visit. In the first instance, the thematic focus is  Conducting Process Evaluations. The Centre has developed a short curriculum comprising 3 powerpoint presentations, 3 […]

Process Evaluation Learning Event

Date: Tuesday 10th July, 14.00 – 17.00 Location: Manson Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Are you collecting data to understand how an intervention was implemented or received, the mechanism by which it had impact or the influence of context? If the answer is yes then the Centre for Evaluation wants to hear from you. We’re holding an afternoon  […]

Complex Interventions? Insights through Process Evaluation

By: Queena Luu LSHTM MSc Public Health, Health Service Research, student Public health deals with a variety of interventions that interact not only with the healthcare system but the broader social, political, and economic contexts. Thus, large scale health interventions can be inherently complex with a range of components, outcomes, and stakeholders involved. Assessing the […]

The PRIME Trial – A complex intervention to improve malaria care at public health centres in Uganda

In Uganda, health system challenges limit access to good quality healthcare and contribute to slow progress on malaria control. A complex intervention (PRIME) was developed, which was designed to improve quality of care for malaria at public health centres.   The Impact of an Intervention to Improve Malaria Care in Public Health Centers on Health Indicators […]

The PROCESS Study – A protocol to evaluate the implementation, mechanisms of effect and context of an intervention to enhance public health centres in Tororo, Uganda

The PROCESS study uses mixed methods to evaluate the processes, mechanisms of change, and context of the PRIME intervention. The findings of this PROCESS study is interpreted alongside the PRIME trial results which enables a greater ability to generalise the findings of the main trial. The investigators attempt to assess which methods are most informative in such evaluations of complex […]

IMAGE – Intervention with Micro-finance for AIDS and Gender Equity

IMAGE is a programme in rural South Africa that combines micro-finance with HIV and gender education called Sisters For Life (SFL) to transform gender norms and empower women aiming to reduce risk of gender based violence and HIV.     Process evaluation of the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE) in rural South Africa Hargreaves […]

The IeDA Study – Integrated eDiagnosis Approach for the management of childhood illnesses at primary health facilities in Burkina Faso

Status: Ongoing Study Start Date: September 2014 Estimated End Date: September 2017 Current adherence to Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses guidelines is very low in Burkina Faso. A promising new approach involves using tablet computers to guide medical practitioners through the guidelines in real-time during a consultation. The data collected can then be used within cycles of […]