Medicaid, a joint federal and state program which provides health care
coverage for low-income individuals and families; pregnant women; and
aged, blind, and disabled people, provided health coverage for an
estimated 20.1 million children aged 2 through 18 in federal fiscal year
The states operate their Medicaid programs within broad federal
requirements and may contract with managed care organizations to
provide Medicaid benefits or use other forms of managed care, when
approved by CMS.
This Guide is a companion to the HAP Humanitarian Accountability
and Quality Management Standard (2007), the full text of which is
attached as Annex 1. The Guide follows the structure and format of
the HAP Standard for ease of reference. It is aimed at the leaders,
managers, and staff of humanitarian agencies that wish to improve
the performance of their organisation, at those interested in assessing
the case for seeking humanitarian quality assurance certification by
HAP, and at those with responsibility for achieving compliance with
the requirements of the HAP Standard.
This publication has been designed to share IFAD’s
experience with a broader public. It uses examples of
instruments, processes and practices selected from IFAD’s
project portfolio. The theme of IFAD’s 2001 portfolio review
was the environment and natural resource management.
Environment and Natural Resource Management: IFAD’s
Growing Commitment draws extensively on that progress
report, which was presented at the Seventy-Second Session
of the IFAD Executive Board in April 2001.
People are at the centre of any evaluation study that is
designed to ensure that the intervention has served
beneficiaries well. Moreover, evaluation always involves
interaction with people - whether in terms of placing an
indoor air pollution monitor in their home, testing the
performance of their stove or asking them about their
health, time use or expenditure.
The presentation "Working with people" discusses ethical
considerations in relation to an evaluation study.