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      Relevant data Sources for Gathering rehab related Information
      1. WHO Global Health Observatory (GHO)
      2. World Bank Health Nutrition and Population Statistics
      3. National Health Databases
      4. PubMed and Cochrane Library
      5. NGO Reports and Databases
      6. Government Health Department Reports

      Framework for Evaluating Existing Interventions
      1. RE-AIM Framework
      The RE-AIM framework is effective for evaluating and learning from health interventions. It stands for Reach, Effectiveness, Adoption, Implementation, and Maintenance.


      Measures the extent to which the target population is participating in the intervention.
      Helps in identifying any gaps in reaching the intended audience.

      Assesses the impact of the intervention on important outcomes, including potential negative effects.
      Provides insight into the actual benefits derived from the intervention.

      Evaluates the uptake of the intervention by target settings or institutions.
      Helps in understanding the facilitators and barriers to the adoption of the intervention.

      Focuses on how well the intervention is being implemented according to the plan.
      Identifies variations in implementation and potential areas for improvement.

      Assesses the long-term sustainability of the intervention.
      Ensures that the benefits of the intervention are maintained over time.

      Designing a New Intervention-Focus Areas for Planning and Success:

      Needs Assessment: Conduct thorough assessments to identify specific rehabilitation needs of the target population.
      Ensure the intervention addresses these needs effectively.

      Stakeholder Engagement: Involve key stakeholders (patients, healthcare providers, policymakers) in the planning process.
      Ensure their perspectives and needs are considered.

      Resource Allocation: Secure adequate resources (financial, human, infrastructural) to support the intervention.
      Ensure efficient and equitable distribution of resources.

      Training and Capacity Building: Provide comprehensive training for healthcare providers involved in the intervention.
      Build local capacity to sustain the intervention.

      Monitoring and Evaluation Plan: Develop a robust plan for ongoing monitoring and evaluation to track progress and outcomes.
      Use data to make informed adjustments to the intervention.

      1Indicators for Monitoring Success
      Key Indicators:

      1. Process Indicators:

      Number of patients enrolled in the rehabilitation program.
      Frequency and quality of services provided.
      Compliance with intervention protocols.

      2. Outcome Indicators:

      Improvement in patients’ functional status and quality of life.
      Reduction in hospital readmissions related to the conditions being treated.
      Patient satisfaction and feedback scores.

      3.Impact Indicators:

      Long-term health outcomes (e.g., sustained improvement in mobility or independence).
      Cost-effectiveness of the intervention.
      Broader health system improvements (e.g., integration of rehabilitation services).

      Steps to Ensure Adequate Monitoring and Evaluation:

      Establish Clear Objectives and Benchmarks: Define specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART) objectives.

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