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Results-orientated monitoring and evaluation : a handbook for programme managers

UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (UNDP). Office of Evaluation and Strategic Planning (OESP)
1997

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This handbook was written to support the monitoring and evaluation activities of UNDP. It presents a framework that aims to: focus on results-orientated monitoring and evaluation for decision-making, accountability, and learning, present an integrated approach to the two functions, reinforce links to other stages of the project, to feed information back into it, present methodological innovations, introduce simplified and streamlined procedures

The sisterhood method for estimating maternal mortality : guidance notes for potential users

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)
UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF)
1997

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This publication provides guidance on using the sisterhood method to estimate levels of maternal mortality in some circumstances. The sisterhood method obtains information by interviewing respondents about the survival of all their adult sisters. It is intended to help address the problem of the need for large sample sizes when conducting population-based surveys

WHOQOL : measuring quality of life

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
1997

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"WHO, with the aid of 15 collaborating centres around the world, developed two instruments for measuring quality of life: the WHOQOL-100 and the WHOQOLBRE. These tools can be used in a variety of cultural settings and defines quality of life as individuals perception of their position in life in the context of the culture and value systems in which they live and in relation to their goals, expectations, standards and concerns"

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