Ethical review of health promotion program evaluation proposals.

  title={Ethical review of health promotion program evaluation proposals.},
  author={Wilfreda E Billlie Thurston and Ardene Robinson Vollman and Michael M. Burgess},
  journal={Health promotion practice},
  volume={4 1},
Some policies state that program evaluation falls within the domain of administrative research that does not require review by an ethics review board. We propose that some health promotion program evaluations include at least one element of research and can be distinguished from quality assurance. Although American and Canadian evaluation societies provide important guidelines and standards for evaluation practitioners, processes for accountability to the public are provided by research ethics… CONTINUE READING