Selected Examples of Measuring Program Performance

The number of materials developed or adapted for minority and underserved populations

Linkages with minority organizations

Collaborative relationships with federal, state and local agencies to improve communication to minority and underserved populations

Research on communication methods that are effective for minority and underserved populations

Utilization of published materials by schools and institutions

Greater participation in, and awareness of, health disparity studies

From: F, National Institutes of Health NIH Health Strategic Plan Fiscal Years 2004–2008, Volume I

Cover of Examining the Health Disparities Research Plan of the National Institutes of Health
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Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on the Review and Assessment of the NIH’s Strategic Research Plan and Budget to Reduce and Ultimately Eliminate Health Disparities; Thomson GE, Mitchell F, Williams MB, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2006.
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