The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer has received funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada to engage organizations working on chronic disease prevention in Canada’s Northern and Remote Regions through the Partnership’s Coalitions Linking Action and Science for Prevention (CLASP) initiative. The purpose of this engagement is to understand their evaluation needs and develop a … Read the full post »
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The CAPTURE Project has engaged the Towards Evidence-Informed Practice (TEIP) Project, a program of the Ontario Public Health Association, to learn about practitioners’ evaluation and evidence needs. Since 2005, TEIP has worked directly with health promotion practitioners and managers in delivering onsite evaluation and evidence-based practice workshops and follow-up support activities. To date, more than … Read the full post »
In my last blog, I waxed on about the virtues of partnership as a strategy for building a technological solution like The CAPTURE Project. The focus of my last blog was about the efficiencies one can gain by using other people’s “stuff” but this time around I would like to talk about quality and coherence… … Read the full post »
When Diane and I dreamed up The CAPTURE Project in the fall of 2008, we very specifically stated that we would do everything in our power to take advantage of the existing resources in Canada and “not reinvent the wheel”. Of course, everybody who starts a new project says that – who would want to … Read the full post »