TOPICS Role of advocacy and organized groups.
(*) Alesch, D. J. and W. J. Petak. Overcoming obstacles to implementation: addressing political, institutional and behavioral problems in earthquake hazard mitigation policies. Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration. 2002; 1 (1); 10-20. http://mceer. buffalo. edu/publications/resaccom/0001/rpa pdfs/02Alesch final. pdf
Bovens, Mark et al. (2006) The Politics of Policy Evaluation. In: Moran, Michael, Martin Rein and Robert E. Goodin, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Public Policy. http://polsc.anu.edu.au/staff/hart/pubs/politicspolicy.pdf
Schacter, Mark. Not a “Tool Kit” Practitioner’s Guide to Measuring the Performance of Public Program. Institute On Governance. Ottawa, Canada. 2002. www.iog.ca
(*) Weimer, David L. and Aidan R. Vining. Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice. 3rd edition. (2004). Prentice Hall. (Chapter 13: Thinking Strategically about Adoption and Implementation.)
(*) World Health Organization.Fifty-Ninth World Health Assembly Wha59.2. Agenda item 11.1 26 May 2006. Application of the International Health Regulations (2005).
Strategic Thinking and Anticipatory Approaches Understanding and creating the future. Foresight , strategic thinking and the advantages of peripheral vision Relevance of futures approaches to health policy analysis.
GBN. Overview of Scenario Thinking Concepts. (Excerpted from GBN’s publication, What If? The Art of Scenario Thinking for Nonprofits. www.gbn.com/whatif.
(*) Lawrence, E. (April 1999) Strategic Thinking. Public Service Commission of Canada. http://www. psc-cfp. gc. ca/research/knowledge/strathink e. pdf
United Kingdom, Cabinet Office. (2001) A Futurist’s Toolbox. Methodologies in Futures Work. UK Cabinet Offie. Performance and Innovation Unit. http://www. number-10. gov. uk/su/toolbox. pdf
Plenary Discussion: How Countries can Lead to Better Health Policy Outcomes for All.
Evaluation of the Workshop and Closing