Rasali's Page on Evaluation

 

What's Evaluation?

"Evaluation is the systematic assessment of the operations and/or the outcomes of a program or policy, compared to a set of explicit or implicit standards, as a means of contributing to the improvement of the program or policy."

- Carol H. Weiss, 1998

(Source: Evaluation- Methods for Studying Programs and Policies, 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1998)

Case-studies: Health Surveillance System

* J. Marko, D. Rasali, T. Rac, M. L. Decou. Saskatoon Health Region's Public Health Observatory: A case study of regional risk factor surveillance. Chronic Diseases and Injuries in Canada, Volume 32, Supplement 1, 2012, Abstracts presented at the 7th World Alliance for Risk Factor Surveillance (WARFS) Global Conference, 16-19 October, 2011, Toronto, Canada.

* Saskatoon Health Region: A Modular Case Study Report on the Regional Risk Factor Surveillance (English)

* Région sanitaire de Saskatoon : Rapport d'étude de cas modulaire sur la surveillance régionale des facteurs de risque (Français)

 

Health Evaluation Network in Saskatchewan: Newsletters

(Edited by Dr. Drona Rasali)
* Health Evaluation Newsletter- July, 2009.
* Health Evaluation Newsletter- July, 2008.
* Health Evaluation Newsletter- July, 2007.
* Health Evaluation Newsletter- July, 2006.
* Health Evaluation Newsletter- September, 2005.
 

Evaluation Studies

* Floyd, C.N., Harding, A.-H., Paudel, K.C., Rasali, D.P., Subedi, K. and Subedi, P.P. 2003. Household adoption and associated impact of multiple agricultural technologies in the Western hills of Nepal. Agricultural Systems, 76: 715-738.
* Floyd, C.N., Harding, A.H., Paddle, K.C., Rasali, D.P., Subedi, K.D. and Subedi, P.P. 1999. The adoption and associated impact of technologies in the western hills of Nepal. The Overseas Development Institute, London, UK. Agricultural Research & Extension (AgREN) Network Paper No. 90.
* Rasali, D.P. Shrestha, P.K., Paudel, K.P., Suwal, M.R.S, Gurung, K.J., Gurung, D.B., Kadayat, K.B. and Gurung, H.M 1995. A review of the hills leasehold forestry and forage development programme with reference to a livestock feed thrust study tour to the middle hills of central Nepal. Paper presented at the HLFFDP Mid-Term Review Seminar held in Kathmandu on 10 September 1995. Kaski, Nepal: Lumle Agricultural Research Centre. LARC Seminar Paper No. 95/15.
* Rasali, D.P. 1994. Impact on Animal Nutrition. In: Lumle Agricultural Research Centre’s Extension Impact Study Report (Hocking, D. Ed.) LARC/MASDAR, UK.
* Rasali, D.P. 1994. Impact on Animal Health. In: Lumle Agricultural Research Centre’s Extension Impact Study Report (Hocking, D. Ed.). LARC/MASDAR, UK.
* Rasali, D.P. (Editor). 1994. Proceedings of the seminar on footrot eradication programme in sheep and goats in Nepal, Kathmandu. Lumle Agricultural Research Centre, Kaski, Nepal. LARC Occasional Paper No. 94/1.
* Rasali, D.P. and Abington, J.B. 1994. Footrot eradication programme in sheep and goats: an historical development in Nepal. In: Proceedings of the seminar on footrot eradication programme in sheep and goats in Nepal (Rasali, D.P., Ed.). Lumle Agricultural Research Station, Kaski, Nepal. Occasional Paper No. 94/1.
* Lohani, M.N. and Rasali, D.P. 1992. Economic analysis of animal diseases in Nepal. Bull. Vet. Sci. & Anim. Husb., Nepal [Nepal Veterinary Association] Vol. 21-23: 8-21.
* Rasali, D.P. 1992. Micro-survey report on breed improvement programme of Livestock Services Section, Palpa: Crossbreeding of buffaloes and goats. Palpa Development Programme. HMG/HELVETAS/GTZ. Current Index: PDP 92/93-05.