Evaluating programmes that
involve civil society normally includes the usual components
of assessment against:
- the validity of the assumptions
- the achievement of the targets,
performance standards and outcomes set;
- the effectiveness of the functioning
of the systems involved (inputs, processes and outputs) and audit
of financial accountability;
- the cost effectiveness and
cost benefit of the interventions.
Such evaluation involves processes
and tools that are already well known within health systems.
It is important perhaps to add that, in multi-stakeholder programmes,
such evaluation is best planned by, and information fed to, all