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Table 3 Results of validation of impact variables in workplace

From: Validation of public health competencies and impact variables for low- and middle-income countries

  Experts Alumni
Impact variables at workplace (as sent to alumni) Median Median
1. Created evidence (primary or secondary) for decision-making 5 5
2. Developed a study or a research proposal 4,5 5
3. Reported and made recommendations on population health status or needs 5 5
4. Contributed to change in policy at workplace where needed 4 4
5. Contributed to change in policy at one level higher than work institution 4 4
6. Participated and influenced working committees for program design or policy formulation at provincial, national or international level 4 4
7. Published or posted in popular (including electronic) media 4 4
8. Made presentations at conferences 4 4,5
9. Published in peer reviewed publications 4 4
10. Contributed to writing a published chapter of a book 3 4
11. Tutored or taught Public Health professionals, trainees or students in the community 4 4
12. Developed, reviewed or commissioned educational or Health Promotion media and materials 4 4
13. Planned or implemented community health education courses and workshops 4 4,5
14. Intervened or worked with a Social Determinants of Health Framework in a way that promotes equity and/or is pro-poor 4 4
15. Collaborated/networked/developed partnerships successfully with other departments than health 4 4
16. Initiated, sustained and evaluated projects with community participation 4 4
17. Planned and implemented Public Health interventions, programs or policies based on consultation with stakeholders and using evidence and best practice 4,5 4
18. Implemented performance improvement strategies in response to monitoring and evaluation findings 5 5
19. Contributed to improvements in human resource management 4 4
20. Contributed to improving regular working procedures 4 4
21. Instrumental in initiating a change within the workplace, or at some level beyond 4 4
22. Contributed to addressing the determinants of health e.g. through planning processes, resource allocation or research 4 5
23. Raised a project grant 3 4
24. Contributed to reputation-building of workplace 4 4
25. Participated in national and international collaboration 4 4
26. Participated in building a successful partnership (added) 0 4
Achievements which can be attributed to the leadership of the graduate, e.g. individual or organisational awards (deleted) 4 0
  1. *Bold type indicates that the variable was changed after feedback from experts and discussion by the research group.