A Practitioner's Guide for Gathering Credible Evidence

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Book Chapter


Community and Global Health (CGU)

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Policy Design, Analysis, and Evaluation


What do the discussions and debates about credible evidence offer practitioners? I will attempt to answer this question for you by briefly providing some observations about the diversity and changing nature of the enterprise, by offering some lessons of my own applied research and evaluation practice, and by discussing how practitioners might address some of the key issues and challenges of collecting credible evidence raised throughout the chapter in this volume.

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© 2009 SAGE Publications, Inc.