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Oral Health Promotion - Program Approach and Evaluation

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The Quality Improvement Program Planning System (QIPPS)

The Quality Improvement Planning SystemLink to external website developed by QIPPS is a web-based planning and evaluation tool that enables development of high quality health promotion and community development project plans by following a guided process for effective planning and evaluation.

Example Oral Health Promotion projects that have utilised QIPPS:

  • Preschool Oral Health Promotion in Moreland
  • Oral Health Promotion - Otara

QIPPS evaluation system uses:

  • Round, R, Marshall, B & Horton, K 2005, Planning for effective health promotion evaluation, Victorian Government Department of Human Services, Melbourne.

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Evidence and Evaluation - Department of Health, Victoria

The Evidence and EvaluationLink to external website pages provide information and tools for the evaluation of programs and interventions for evidence based decision making to improve effectiveness.

  • Evidence and Evaluation Tools
  • Evidence of intervention effectiveness and cost-effectiveness
  • Selected external sources of evidence

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Planning and Evaluation Wizard- NSW Health

The NSW Health Planning and Evaluation Wizard (PEW)Link to external website is designed to allow simple access to planning and evaluation tools that are relevant to health promotion or primary health care projects. It provides practical examples and assistance and guides you through the planning and evaluation process.

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Community Health Worker Evaluation Tool Kit - University of Arizona

The Community Health Worker Evaluation Tool KitLink to external website was developed to assist in evaluating programs Health Workers are involved in. Involving Health workers in evaluation design and implementation is critical to successful evaluation efforts. This tool kit assists in making the evaluation process a simple and empowering experience.

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Community Health Assessment and Improvement - Washington State Department of Health

Community Health Assessment and ImprovementLink to external website process provides public health staff with information, tools, and resources to improve the practice of community health assessment, including a section on ‘Program Planning and Evaluation'. Community health assessment is the work of collecting, analysing, and using data to educate and mobilize communities, develop priorities, garner resources, and plan actions to improve public health.

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The Australasian Evaluation Society

The Australasian Evaluation SocietyLink to external website is the primary Australasian professional organisation for people involved in evaluation including evaluation practitioners, managers, teachers and students of evaluation, and other interested individuals. The organisation is involved in all aspects of evaluation and performance measurement. Professional development workshops are conducted throughout Australasia on a regular basis.

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Measure Up Campaign Event Toolkits

If you're looking to hold an event to support the Measure Up CampaignLink to external website, and/or to encourage people to lead healthy lifestyles, the event toolkits will help you organise and plan an event for your community.

Go for 2&5 Community Event Toolkit PDFLink to external website

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Research and Publications

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Oral Health Promotion Clearinghouse Unit

Adelaide Dental School 
Level 9, Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences building 
The University of Adelaide


T: +61 8 8313 3291