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Program Science Initiative Updates, Goals and Directions. James Blanchard, MD, MPH, PhD Professor and Director , Centre for Global Public Health University of Manitoba. Harkening back to Rome… (April 2010). Objectives of the first “Program Science” meeting in Rome

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program science initiative updates goals and directions

Program Science InitiativeUpdates, Goals and Directions

James Blanchard, MD, MPH, PhD

Professor and Director,

Centre for Global Public Health

University of Manitoba

harkening back to rome april 2010
Harkening back to Rome… (April 2010)
  • Objectives of the first “Program Science” meeting in Rome
    • To advance the field of Program Science both conceptually and methodologically
    • To establish mechanisms to facilitate and support collaborations that will nurture and evolve this field
    • To launch 2-3 concrete, empirical Program Science initiatives or projects
to advance the field of program science both conceptually and methodologically
To advance the field of Program Science both conceptually and methodologically
  • Several follow-up meetings / discussions:
    • Within the CDC
    • Within the NIH
    • With country programs
  • Considerable interest in bridging the gap between programs and science in meaningful ways
  • We’ll know more in a few days….
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To establish mechanisms to facilitate and support collaborations that will nurture and evolve this field
  • A “work in progress”:
  • We need to further define the purpose and meaning of collaboration
  • We need to have practical initiatives that benefit from collaborative efforts
to launch 2 3 concrete empirical program science initiatives or projects
To launch 2-3 concrete, empirical Program Science initiatives or projects
  • Some progress at the country level:
  • CDC (USA)…
  • India
    • Concept Note developed with NACO
    • Next steps outlined
  • Kenya
    • Initial discussions with NASCOP and NACC and general agreement to develop an initiative
  • Nigeria
    • Initial planning and discussions for integrating PS into the World Bank’s technical assistance
but what are the goals
But what are the Goals?
  • Develop the field(s) of Program Science?
  • Improved program design and delivery and evaluation? (where?)
  • Building models for integrating “Program” with “Science”?
  • Building capacity?
  • Enhancing the academic mission in global health?
my view
My view…

Program Science Initiative(s)

Dissemination

Program-Science Group

directions
Directions…
  • Develop program “exemplars” that can be learning grounds for how to operationalize the concepts
    • Strategic Planning
    • Implementation (“getting research out of practice”)
    • Program Management (including impact evaluation)
  • We need space / time / impetus to fill the gaps in science
    • Better ways of appraising epidemics
    • The science of complexity