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Revista de Ciencias Médicas de Pinar del Río

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CRUZ RODRIGUEZ, Elba. Evaluation of Rabies National Program, Pinar del Río Province (2010). Rev Ciencias Médicas [online]. 2014, vol.18, n.1, pp.14-23. ISSN 1561-3194.

Introduction: the evaluation is conceived as the activity permitting to deliver judgments of value, to identify the gaps existing between the achievement of the goals and its behavior in a certain time, and the further proposal of measures for correction. Objective: to evaluate its components structure, process, and results. Material and methods: an evaluative revision of the rabies program was made in Pinar del Río Province in 2010. The information was collected by papers research, observation of processes, interviews with the human resources involved in the program; as synthetic means we used absolute frequencies, rates, and percentages. The criteria, indicators and standards were defined under normative and expert criteria. Results: the dimension structure was evaluated as inadequate, as it does not comply by the proposed standards. In the dimension process, the 66.6% of the examined indicators were evaluated as wrong or fair. The 66.6% of the indicators of the dimension results of the program were evaluated as wrong. Conclusions: the Rabies Program was evaluated as wrong.

Keywords : Rabies; Disease prevention.

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