A tool-kit for the evaluation of sustainability processes and
sustainability levels of public health programs and projects
Why should you use this tool-kit?
In the public health domain, program sustainability has become an increasing concern for all. However, the knowledge concerning programs sustainability is still contradictory and fragmented. This tool kit offers a simple and convenient analytic framework to globally evaluate the sustainability processes and levels of public health programs and projects.
Who is this tool kit intended for?
This tool kit is intended for many types of stakeholders in the field of public health: coordinators, evaluators, managers, managers of public health organizations, teachers, researchers, decision makers.
The notion of sustainability process refers to the processes that allow for the continuation of effects and activities relating to programs and projects. This process begins with the first events that outline a program or a project, i.e. their planning and implementation.
The notion of sustainability level refers to a ‘snapshot’ of the sustainability process at a certain moment in time. The presence of organizational routines makes it possible to evaluate the sustainability level of a program.
Specific terms used in this tool kit are defined in the glossary section.
This tool kit can help you evaluate the sustainability process (Tool 1) and the sustainability level (Tool 2) of a program or a project.