Programming Connection

Hepatitis C Ethnocultural Education, Outreach and Social Marketing Program 

CATIE
Ontario
2015

Evaluation

Workshop evaluation

As of March 2015, 43 workshops have been delivered to 877 people. Evaluations in the clients’ first language are collected after every educational and training activity. The workshop evaluations for the Immigrant Health and Hepatitis C workshops have been overwhelmingly positive. In 2013–2014:

  • 98% of workshop attendees reported the workshop was useful for them
  • 97% of workshop attendees were satisfied or very satisfied with the workshop
  • 99% of workshop attendees agreed or strongly agreed that the workshop was appropriate for them
  • 97% of workshop attendees agreed or strongly agreed that the workshop was relevant to them
  • 99% of workshop attendees agreed or strongly agreed that they would recommend the workshop to others

CATIE also collects key information to determine if the hepatitis C workshops are meeting their objectives. Overall, CATIE’s workshops have been shown to be very effective:

  • 97% of workshop attendees agreed or strongly agreed that the workshop increased their knowledge of hepatitis C
  • the average knowledge of participants increased from 4.4 to 8.0 on a 10-point rating scale; 83% of participants reported an increase in knowledge based on this scale
  • 100% of workshop participants agreed or strongly agreed they will use/apply the knowledge gained at the workshop in their work/life
  • 97% of workshop participants agreed or strongly agreed that the workshop increased their capacity to respond to hepatitis C within their communities/personal life

Resource distribution

Pamphlets: From 2013 to 2015, 16,623 “What you should know about hepatitis C” pamphlets have been distributed in the four priority languages: 4,239 in Simplified Chinese, 4,018 in Urdu, 3,842 in Punjabi and 4,524 in Tagalog.

Puzzles: Over 1,500 puzzles were distributed in the first two years. An additional 7,000 puzzles were printed in 2014–2015.

Website traffic: CATIE’s website maintains information in 12 languages (including English) and receives over 1,000 visits monthly.

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