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Authors: Stijn Hoorens, Wija J. Oortwijn
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: culture, evaluation, policy, netherlands, identification, solutions, directions, challenges, towards, oplossingrichtingen, cultuur, beleidsevaluatie, een, nederland, identificatie, knelpunten, van, richting
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In the Netherlands, there is an increasing interest for accountability of public governance and the quality of public policy. However, coordination of policy evaluation and the quality of these evaluations can be questioned sometimes. While most ministries pay due attention to the validity and reliability of evaluation studies, the objectivity and independence of these evaluations could improve. I......
Authors: Michael Hallsworth, Alice Farrands, Wija J. Oortwijn, Evi Hatziandreu
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Keywords: international, comparisons, data, services, neonatal, provision
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This report gathers information on the provision of neonatal services in seven countries: the UK nations of Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the United States of America, Canada, Sweden, and Australia. The report was produced to support the National Audit Office’s (NAO) Value for Money study of neonatal services in England. Therefore, the report aims to provide a compendium of relevant......
Authors: Maureen Lankhuizen, Wija J. Oortwijn, Jonathan Cave, Flavia Tsang
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Keywords: european, obesity, union, inception, report, overweight, prevalence, social, economic, environmental, impact, rising, analysis
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The European Commission, Directorate-General Health and Consumer Protection (DG SANCO) has asked RAND Europe to contribute to the Commission’s impact assessment of the White Paper on nutrition and physical activity strategy that will be published in spring 2007. This White Paper sets a comprehensive approach to reduce the prevalence and incidence of diet and physical activity related conditi......
Authors: Wija J. Oortwijn, Judith Mathijssen, Maureen Lankhuizen, Jonathan Cave
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Keywords: indicator, final, report, years, life, uptake, healthy, evaluating
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Investing wisely in health is vital if we are to ensure that future populations do not spend their increased lifespan burdened with disabilities that diminish their contribution to society and quality of life. In order to guide these investments and monitor health as an economic and societal welfare factor, the European Commission (EC) developed the Healthy Life Years (HLY) indicator, which is par......
Authors: Wija J. Oortwijn, Edwin Horlings, Silvia Anton, Mirjam Van Het Loo, James P. Kahan
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Keywords: medicinal, products, paediatric, regulation, draft, impact, assessment, extended
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There is a serious lack of testing of medicinal products in the paediatric population. The European Commission has attempted to provide a structural solution by drafting a regulation. This report describes the economic, social, sustainable, and environmental impacts of the regulation. The assessment indicates that the proposed regulation will achieve its objectives, although the effects will vary.......
Authors: Wija J. Oortwijn, Tom Ling, Judith Mathijssen, Maureen Lankhuizen, Amanda Watt, Christian Van Stolk, Jonathan Cave
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Keywords: final, report, programme, health, evaluation, public, interim
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The Public Health Programme of the European Commission aims to contribute to improved health in Europe through disease prevention and reducing risks to health, through research, building networks, coordinating health activities and sharing expertise. It must adhere to an interim evaluation before its session ends in order to learn from its past and improve techniques in the future. This evaluation......
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