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Management Response and Action Plan

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Management Response and Action Plan
  Evaluation Recommendations Management Response
Management Action Plan Deliverables Expected Completion Date Responsibility Accountability
Healthy Living Program Recommendations
1 Increase integration across the four components of the Healthy Living Program Agree
  • Consult with component managers on their work plans identifying action priorities, responsibilities, implementation options, time frame, evaluation activities and progress update schedules
  • Work plans across all four components of the HLP to ensure maximum impact and to avoid any risk of duplication
September 2009

Director, Healthy Communities Division
Director, PHAC Communications

Director ARO

CHP, Director General
2 Increase emphasis on target populations Agree
  • Through consultations with key program staff and stakeholders, define, review and prioritize target populations for the National and Regional streams of the Healthy Living Fund’s next solicitation call
  • Defined and identified target populations for the next solicitation - summary document
October 2009

Director, Healthy Communities Division

ARO Regional Director

CHP, Director General
  • Implemented targeted solicitation process
November 2009
  • Identification of organizations that focus on target populations
  • Implemented targeted solicitations to organizations equipped to address identified target populations, including intermediaries supporting the work of the target populations
November 2009
3 Increase alignment with Healthy Eating Agree
  • Identify joint priority initiatives and activities in consultation with ONPP
  • Identification of joint priority initiatives and priority activities
September 2009

Director, Healthy Communities Division
Director, Policy and Standard Setting Division(HC)

ARO Director

CHP,  Director General
  • Joint planning and evaluation  activities with ONPP
  • Agreement between ONPP and Healthy Living outlining joint initiatives including planning and evaluation activities, roles, responsibilities, time frame, implementation options and progress update schedules
November 2009
4

Performance monitoring:

a)  Establish a performance measurement framework and monitoring system to track activities, outputs and outcomes for the Healthy Living Program including F-P/T and policy work

Management recommendation
  • Develop a performance measurement framework and monitoring system through consultation with stakeholders – determine scope, design system,  pilot and implement the performance monitoring system
  • Recommendations outlining relevant performance measurement systems and options for implementation
November 2009

Director, Healthy Communities Division

ARO Regional Director

CHP, Director General
  • Performance measurement framework and performance monitoring system
June 2010
  • Implementation of performance monitoring system
March 2011
b) Improve project-level performance reporting by enhancing the healthy living- specific Project Evaluation and Reporting Tool (PERT) questions Management recommendation
  • Assess PERT questions ensuring the alignment with the Healthy Living Program Performance Measurement Framework
  • Summary document of revised PERT questions shared with PHEN and CEEPD
April 2010

Director, Healthy Communities Division

ARO Regional Director

CHP, Director General
  • Continue to support funded projects on the utility and completion of PERT
  • PERT updates and discussions  with  funding recipients
June 2009 and ongoing
c) Develop approaches and instruments to measure intermediate outcomes of the Healthy Living Program  to facilitate ongoing decision-making and future evaluation designs Management recommendation
  • Determine scope, consult with stakeholders, identify designs, indicators and measures to systematically assess progress on achieving intermediate outcomes
  • Project Terms of Reference
October 2009

Director, Healthy Communities Division

ARO Regional Director

CHP, Director General
  • Framework outlining  options for approaches, designs & measures
February 2010
  • Develop, pilot and implement tool(s) and methodology to assess progress on achieving intermediate outcomes
  • Pilot summary document
October  2010
  • Finalized methodology
January  2011
  • Initiate data collection
February 2011
Healthy Living Program - Component Specific
Healthy Living Fund
5 Implement funding process improvements Agree
  • Adopt recommendations for process changes to the Healthy Living Fund in consultation with key partners including:
    • Recipient communication
    • Solicitation process and timelines
    • Funding allocation and requirements
  • Identified funding process improvements
September  2009

Director, Healthy Communities Division

ARO Regional Director

CHP, Director General
  • Healthy Living Fund process recommendations
October 2009
  • Revised and implemented processes
November 2009
Knowledge Development and Exchange
6 a) Develop learning and knowledge exchange and transfer strategies and tools to build on successful programs identified from the Healthy Living Fund Agree
  • Identify key learnings, and promising practices for healthy living  interventions in consultation with key partners of the Healthy Living Fund
  • Criteria for selection of promising practices
September  2009

Director, Healthy Communities Division

ARO Regional Director

CHP, Director General
  • Identified promising practices
December  2009
  • Develop knowledge exchange and transfer strategies and tools to transfer learnings
  • Identified processes for transferring of knowledge
January  201
  • Implement knowledge exchange and transfer strategies and tools for transferring of learnings and promising practices
  • Transfer of knowledge by healthy living community
March  2010
b) Identify and communicate internal and external linkages between Healthy Living Knowledge Development and Exhange (KD&E) and  other KD&E activities within ISHLCD Management Recommendation
  • Consultations with key stakeholders to identify KD&E linkages and action
  • Defined Healthy Living KD&E functions/approaches, and Healthy Living specific linkages supporting ISHLCD KD&E activities
July  2009

Director, Healthy Communities Division

ARO Regional Director

CHP, Director General
  • Update the ISHLCD KD&E roles and responsibilities template
  • Updated ISHLCD KD&E roles and responsibilities
December 2009
Intersectoral Healthy Living Network
7 Develop Terms of Reference for the IHLN and ensure their alignment with the existing HLIG Terms of Reference Agree
  • Draft Terms of Reference with healthy living stakeholders and seek approval from the Population Health Promotion Expert Group
  • Approved IHLN Terms of Reference
March 2010 Director, Healthy Communities Division CHP, Director General
(a) Clarify the roles of the IHLN and HLIG
  • Consultation with healthy living stakeholders through existing mechanisms   (i.e., Healthy Living E-bulletins)
  • Confirmed and documentation of the unique roles of the HLIG versus the IHLN
January 2010
  • Confirm with the Population Health Promotion Expert Group
  • Communication of the unique roles of HLIG and IHLN through existing tools to appropriate groups
January  2010
  • Engagement of new networks
March  2010
  • Identify and link with additional relevant networks
  • Development of recommendations for access to new resources
June 2009 and ongoing
b) Strengthen the HLIG with new financial and secretariat resources

Disagree

Funding is consistent with similar F-P/T groups reporting to the Public Health Network Council.Funding is consistent with the Population Health Promotion Expert Group.

     
Social Marketing
8 a) Improve the alignment and delivery of social marketing activities Agree
  • Develop joint planning processes and discussions between Healthy Living and Social Marketing
  • Agreement between Social Marketing and the Healthy Living Program outlining joint initiatives where
July  2009 Director, Healthy Communities Division Director, PHAC Communications CHP, Director General
  • Develop a monitoring and reporting system for social marketing activities
  • Performance measurement framework
July 2009
b) Consider establishing long-term strategic partnerships to deliver healthy living social marketing activities Agree
  • Initiate discussions with key partners on how best to deliver social marketing activities
  • Development of recommendations on social marketing delivery processes
September  2009 Director, Healthy Communities Division Director, PHAC Communications CHP, Director General
  • Development and initiation of an implementation plan based on the recommendations
January 2010
Overall ISHLCD Program and Evaluation Recommendations
9 Ensure all ISHLCD Functional and Program Components Gs & Cs adhere to the forthcoming findings and recommendations from the PHAC Gs &Cs Realignment Initiative Management recommendation/
  • Review Gs&Cs monitoring annually and implement new recommendations and policies as appropriate
  • Annual review of Gs&Cs monitoring as per Standard Operating Procedures
December 2009 & Biannually

Director, Healthy Communities Division
CCDPC, Director, Chronic Disease Prevention Division

ARO Regional Director 

CHP, Director General
10 Develop an approach and instruments to systematically assess the common immediate outcome of engagement which crosses all ISHLCD Functional and Program Components Management recommendation
  • Determine scope, consult with stakeholders, identify designs, indicators and measures to systematically assess engagement
  • Achieve consensus on a definition of engagement
September 2009

Director, Healthy Communities Division
CCDPC, Director, Chronic Disease Prevention Division 
Director, PHAC Communications

ARO Regional Director

CCDPC, Director General
  • Develop, pilot and implement tool(s) and methodology to assess engagement
  • Pilot report
January 2010
  • Finalized Tool(s)
June 2010
  • Initiate data collection
December 2010
11 Establish a performance measurement framework and monitoring system for the ISHLCD as a whole to track key outputs and intermediate outcomes Management recommendation
  • Consult Monitoring and Evaluation Working Group members on an on-going basis to align the functional and program components’ performance measurement frameworks with the ISHLCD’s measurement framework and PHAC’s Performance Measurement Framework
  • Performance measurement framework
March 2010

Director, Healthy Communities Division
CCDPC, Director, Chronic Disease Prevention Division 
Director, PHAC Communications

ARO Regional Director

CCDPC, Director General
  • Report outlining partial implementation of the performance measurement system
December 2010
  • Determine scope, consult with stakeholders, develop performance measurement framework, including targets, design system, pilot and implement the performance monitoring system
  • Implementation of  the performance measurement system
March 2011
12 Identify and communicate the KD&E linkages across Functional and Program Components of the ISHLCD matrix. Management recommendation
  • Define a Strategy-wide KD&E approach.
  • Consensus meeting to build a working relationship
September 2009

Director, Healthy Communities Division
CCDPC, Director,
Chronic Disease Prevention Division
CCDPC, Director
Evidence and Risk Assessment Division

ARO Regional Director

CCDPC,  Director General
  • Updated ISHLCD roles & responsibilities documents
October 2009
  • Joint ISHLCD KD&E Operational plan
January 2010
13 Identify, assess and communicate to stakeholders internal and external ISHLCD coordination mechanisms reflecting best practices for matrix management and an integrated approach to healthy living and chronic disease prevention and management Management recommendation
  • Examine current ISHLCD matrix functions to identify lessons learned
  • Lessons learned Report
August 2009

Director, Healthy Communities Division
CCDPC, Director, Chronic Disease Prevention Division 
Director, PHAC Communications

ARO Regional Director

CCDPC, Director General
  • Compare ISHLCD matrix lessons learned with lessons learned and best practices of matrix management organizations in the public sector and share this analysis with PHAC Matrix Management Training Working Group
  • Environmental scan of matrix management research and evaluations in the public sector to determine critical success factors and lessons learned
December 2009
  • Develop a business case outlining  risks and required resources for future success
  • Business case to support ISHLCD coordination mechanisms presented to Branch Executive Committee
March 2010

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