Initially designed to be used by the tasks officers of the World Bank or similar institutions, others may adpat this toolkit to their specific purposes. The toolkit provides tools to assess and build the capacity of countries to ensure safety nets. Safety Nets are mechanisms that mitigate the effects of poverty and other risks on vulnerable households. Their effectiveness and efficiency depend on their accessibility, coverage, targeting, and the actual benefit amonf others. All of these elements depend upon the institutional and organizational design and environment of the programs.
This tool aims to help public health organizations identify where they need to improve their overall performance through evaluating their level of readiness and accountability, the standards, indicators, and data that are collected/used to monitor processes, the reporting of progress and the quality improvement. Complementary resources and tools are available on the Public Health Foundation (PHF) website at www.phf.org.
Two short online surveys are available on this site for you to assess your organisational effectiveness and performance. The Organizational Effectiveness Survey (47 yes-no questions) looks at the place your organization gives to its mission, human and financial sustainability, customers, entrepreneurial aspect, outcomes, and adaptability.
Navigating through this website will introduce you to the Balanced Scorecard strategic planning and management system. Two main steps of the evaluation make the Balanced Scorecard distinctive from other measurement tools. First, the organisation's Strategic Objectives are identified and second, the organisation finds the performance measurements indicators that will perfectly suits these objectives. That way, the organization effectiveness and efficiency could be really measured - correctly measuring the gap between actual and targeted performance.