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To what extent can evaluation frameworks help NGOs to address health inequalities caused by social exclusion?

Kara, Helen and Arvidson, Malin LU (2014) In Perspectives in Public Health
Abstract
Tackling health inequalities is a top priority for public health services in England. Third sector organisations, or non-governmental organisations (NGOs), are seen as having a key role in providing these services, particularly to the socially excluded, often dubbed ‘hard to reach’, for whom services must be provided if health inequalities are to be reduced. The plethora of evaluation frameworks available to NGOs have a variety of value bases, ranging from those which unambiguously support commissioners and providers to address health inequalities and work with the ‘hard to reach’, through those which could offer such support if suitably adapted, to those that would struggle to address these issues in practice. In this context, the aim of... (More)
Tackling health inequalities is a top priority for public health services in England. Third sector organisations, or non-governmental organisations (NGOs), are seen as having a key role in providing these services, particularly to the socially excluded, often dubbed ‘hard to reach’, for whom services must be provided if health inequalities are to be reduced. The plethora of evaluation frameworks available to NGOs have a variety of value bases, ranging from those which unambiguously support commissioners and providers to address health inequalities and work with the ‘hard to reach’, through those which could offer such support if suitably adapted, to those that would struggle to address these issues in practice. In this context, the aim of this article is to answer the question: to what extent can evaluation frameworks help NGOs to address health inequalities caused by social exclusion? (Less)
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  title        = {To what extent can evaluation frameworks help NGOs to address health inequalities caused by social exclusion?},
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