On April 30th, 2015 REACH hosted an Ancillary Event at CAHR 2015 called Program Science in Practice. This all-day event aimed to help participants become more familiar with the basic foundations of program science, what it looks like in practice and how it can be used to create more effective interventions.
Below are the presentations from that day which began with a broad overview of key methods and frameworks, and the important role that mathematical modelling can play in supporting a program science approach. Later, focus shifted to examine case study examples that showed how program science was being used in projects ranging from the provincial level to smaller and local community levels. Through the use of these case studies, presenters were able to share challenges and lessons learned from their own personal experience and provide examples of issues that could be considered when using program science in practice.
The Role of Economic Evaluation and Cost-Effectiveness in Program Science
Dr. Aslam H. Anis
How to Evaluate Complex Interventions
Dr. Astrid Brouselle
A Role for Mathematical Models in Program Science
Dr. Sharmistha Mishra
How Can Community-Based Research Contribute to Program ?
Dr. Joanne Otis
Community-Based Evaluation Methods and Practice
Dr. Javier Mignone
STOP HIV/AIDS Pilot: Program Science and Systems Transformation
Piloting WILLOW in Ontario
Dr. David Seekings and Marvelous Muchenje