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Presenting a model for improvement of nutrition and growth promotion of children by the CIPP Evaluation Model in Isfahan

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Author(s): B Shams | P Golshiri

Journal: Iranian Journal of Pediatrics
ISSN 2008-2142

Volume: 15;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 221;
Date: 2005;
Original page

Keywords: Community participation | Growth monitoring | CIPP evaluation models | Health promotion

ABSTRACT
Background: Assessment of national children's growth has shown that a large percent of country’s children are afflicted with growth failure. In recent decade, different models have been used for growth promotion, but there is yet a long way for achieving the desired state of children's growth. In this study we present the CIPP (Context, Input, Process, and Product) Evaluation Model. Methods: The present study is a community-based field trial and has been rendered on 74 mothers, with children less than three years of age. A model was designed for increasing mother’s participation. On the basis of this Model, a group of volunteer mothers were instructed in the subjects of growth monitoring and child nutrition. Then, these instructed other participants (beneficiaries) in the study. For the evaluation of this model, special indices and criteria were considered. The collected data was analyzed by SPSS software and suitable statistical tests. Findings: We report in this article only the results of impact evaluation. The growth state of children was significantly improved after intervention (P
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