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Supplement: The Impact of Polio Eradication on Routine Immunization and ...

Supplement: The Impact of Polio Eradication on Routine Immunization and Primary Health Care: A Mixed-Methods Study
"Polio eradication's surveillance, communications, and service delivery systems were unmatched in terms of combining quality with reach....Applying the resolve and dedication that characterizes polio eradication to a wider suite of services could ...
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Stop Violence Against Girls in School: A Cross-Country Analysis of Change in ...

Stop Violence Against Girls in School: A Cross-Country Analysis of Change in Ghana, Kenya and Mozambique
This 84-page report discusses the experience and impact of the 5-year Stop Violence Against Girls in School project, which was led by ActionAid in Ghana, Kenya, and Mozambique to empower girls and enable them to enjoy their rights to education ...
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Community Dialogues for Child Health: Results from a Process Evaluation in ...

Community Dialogues for Child Health: Results from a Process Evaluation in Three Countries
This 4-page learning brief discusses the experience of the Malaria Consortium in using a community dialogue (CD) approach as part of integrated community case management (iCCM) to prevent and respond to pneumonia, diarrhoea, and malaria ...
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More Power to Her: How Empowering Girls Can End Child Marriage

More Power to Her: How Empowering Girls Can End Child Marriage
"...ICRW set out to discover how programs in Bangladesh, Egypt, Ethiopia and India are working to empower both girls at risk of child marriage as well as already-married girls, and how empowerment leads to changes in knowledge, attitudes and ...
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UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: ...

UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change
This 52-page report reflects on the experience of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, which is being implemented in 15 African countries. A partnership between the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and ...
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Improving the Lives of Married Adolescent Girls in Amhara, Ethiopia: A ...

Improving the Lives of Married Adolescent Girls in Amhara, Ethiopia: A Summary of the Evidence
This 16-page evaluation report discusses the experience and impact of the Towards Economic and Sexual Reproductive Health Outcomes for Adolescent Girls (TESFA) project, which focused on empowering married girls with reproductive health and ...
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Health Research Capacity Strengthening Snapshots

Health Research Capacity Strengthening Snapshots
"Strengthening health research capacity in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) is a recognized way to advance health and development. However, systematic evidence on the effectiveness of different approaches remains limited, as their ...
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The What and Why of Taking an Evidence-based Approach to mHealth

The What and Why of Taking an Evidence-based Approach to mHealth
Because of the need to scale up mHealth initiatives reported by the Maternal Health Task Force, especially in maternal health, the Maternal Health Task Force held a technical meeting in April 2014 to gain insight into the idea of adequate ...
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External Evaluation of the Southern African Regional Social and Behaviour ...

External Evaluation of the Southern African Regional Social and Behaviour Change Communication Programme
"...reviewers have called for more rigorous outcome evaluation designs in the manner conducted here."
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Citizen Participation and Technology: An NDI Study

Citizen Participation and Technology: An NDI Study
"[W]hile technology has the potential to amplify citizens' voices, it must be accompanied by clear political goals and other factors to increase their clout." Drawing upon case studies from 9 programmes around the world and a citizen ...
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Evidence-based Public Health: Not Only Whether It Works, but How It Can Be ...

Evidence-based Public Health: Not Only Whether It Works, but How It Can Be Made to Work Practicably at Scale
"Public health decision-making requires knowledge of not just whether something works under particular circumstances but also how, when, and why for broad application."
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Ending Child Marriage in a Generation: What Research Is Needed?

Ending Child Marriage in a Generation: What Research Is Needed?
"Mobilization around the problem of child marriage has been very successful. A shared vision and narrative of the promising or successful program examples at all levels will help drive resources toward programs and research that will contribute ...
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A&T Framework for Scaling up IYCF Programs

A&T Framework for Scaling up IYCF Programs
"The three A&T country programs reached more than 11 million mothers of children under two years of age within the first three years of implementation through interpersonal communication and/or mass media."
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The mass media and family planning in Kenya. International Family Planning ...

The mass media and family planning in Kenya. International Family Planning Perspectives
Westoff, C. F., & Rodriguez, G. (1995). The mass media and family planning in Kenya. International Family Planning Perspectives, 21(1), 26-31, 36.
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Social marketing improved the use of multivitamin and mineral supplements ...

Social marketing improved the use of multivitamin and mineral supplements among resource-poor women in Bolivia.
Warnick, E., Dearden, K. A., Slater, S., Butrón, B., Lanata, C. F., & Huffman, S. L. (2004). Social marketing improved the use of multivitamin and mineral supplements among resource-poor women in Bolivia. Journal of Nutrition Education and ...
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An evaluation of the effectiveness of targeted social marketing to promote ...

 An evaluation of the effectiveness of targeted social marketing to promote adolescent and young adult reproductive health in Cameroon.
Van Rossem, R., & Meekers, D. (2000). An evaluation of the effectiveness of targeted social marketing to promote adolescent and young adult reproductive health in Cameroon. AIDS Education and Prevention, 12(5), 383-404.
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Mass media and interpersonal influence in a reproductive health ...

 Mass media and interpersonal influence in a reproductive health communication campaign in Bolivia
Valente, T. W., & Saba, W. P. (1998). Mass media and interpersonal influence in a reproductive health communication campaign in Bolivia. Communication Research, 25, 96-124.
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Campaign exposure and interpersonal communication as factors in ...

Campaign exposure and interpersonal communication as factors in contraceptive use in Bolivia
Valente, T. W., & Saba, W. P. (2001). Campaign exposure and interpersonal communication as factors in contraceptive use in Bolivia. Journal of Health Communication, 6, 303-322
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Mass-media-generated interpersonal communication as sources of information ...

Mass-media-generated interpersonal communication as sources of information about family planning.
T. W, Poppe P. R., & Merritt, A. P. (1996). Mass-media-generated interpersonal communication as sources of information about family planning. Journal of Health Communication, 1(3), 247-266. AbstractJournal of Health Communication. 1(3): 247-65.
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Radio promotion of family planning in The Gambia.

 Radio promotion of family planning in The Gambia.
Valente, T. W., Kim, Y. M., Lettenmaier, C., Glass, W., & Dibba, Y. (1994). Radio promotion of family planning in The Gambia. International Family Planning Perspectives, 20(3), 96-100. International Family Planning Perspectives. 1994; 20(3): ...
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Contraceptive practices in Armenia: panel evaluation of an ...

 Contraceptive practices in Armenia: panel evaluation of an information-education-communication campaign
Thompson, M. E., & Harutyunyan, T. L. (2006). Contraceptive practices in Armenia: panel evaluation of an information-education-communication campaign. Social Science & Medicine, 63(11), 2770-2783. Abstract
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Social marketing improved the consumption of iron-fortified soy sauce among ...

 Social marketing improved the consumption of iron-fortified soy sauce among women in China.
Sun, X., Guo, Y., Wang, S., & Sun, J. (2007). Social marketing improved the consumption of iron-fortified soy sauce among women in China. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 39(6), 302-310. AbstractObjective To test the feasibility ...
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Implementation of a program to market a complementary food supplement (Ying ...

 Implementation of a program to market a complementary food supplement (Ying Yang Bao) and impacts on anemia and feeding practices in Shanxi, China
Sun, J., Dai, Y., Zhang, S., Huang, J., Yang, Z., Huo, J., & Chen, C. (2011). Implementation of a program to market a complementary food supplement (Ying Yang Bao) and impacts on anemia and feeding practices in Shanxi, China. Maternal & ...
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Improving family planning use and quality of services in Nepal through the ...

Improving family planning use and quality of services in Nepal through the entertainment education strategy (Field Report No. 12).
Storey, D., & Boulay, M. (2000). Improving family planning use and quality of services in Nepal through the entertainment education strategy (Field Report No. 12).  Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Population ...
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The impact of an IEC campaign on tuberculosis awareness and health seeking ...

 The impact of an IEC campaign on tuberculosis awareness and health seeking behaviour in Delhi, India
Sharma, N., Taneja, D. K., Pagare, D., Saha, R., Vashist, R. P., & Ingle, G. K. A. (2005). The impact of an IEC campaign on tuberculosis awareness and health seeking behaviour in Delhi, India. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and ...
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Impact of Multimedia Communication Campaign “Diz NÃO à Violência Doméstica” ...

Impact of Multimedia Communication Campaign “Diz NÃO à Violência Doméstica” (Say NO to Domestic Violence)
Nearly one-third of Mozambican women aged 15-49 who are married or live in marital union have ever experienced domestic violence, and close to one-quarter have experienced domestic violence within the past 12 months. Young women are particularly ...
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mHealth Support Tools for Improving the Performance of Frontline Health ...

mHealth Support Tools for Improving the Performance of Frontline Health Workers: An Inventory and Analytical Review
With the goal of providing a foundation for further investigation into the use of mobile health tools to support the performance and accountability of front-line health workers (FLHWs) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), this mHealth ...
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External Evaluation of the Southern African Regional Social and Behavior ...

External Evaluation of the Southern African Regional Social and Behavior Change Communication Program, as Implemented in Namibia
This report describes the findings from an external evaluation of the Namibia component of the Southern African Regional Social and Behavior Change Communication Program. The programme, which has been implemented in 8 countries in Southern Africa ...
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Robinson, W. C., & Lewis, G. L. (2003). Cost-effectiveness analysis of ...

Robinson, W. C., & Lewis, G. L. (2003). Cost-effectiveness analysis of behavior change interventions: A proposed new approach and an application to Egypt. Journal of Biosocial Science, 35(4), 499-512 ABSTRACT 
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Quaiyum, A., Tunon, C., Baqui, A. H., Yum, Z. Q., & Khatun, J. (1997). ...

Quaiyum, A., Tunon, C., Baqui, A. H., Yum, Z. Q., & Khatun, J. (1997). Impact of national immunization days on polio-related knowledge and practice of urban women in Bangladesh. Health Policy and Planning, 12(4), 363-371. Abstract
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Piotrow, P. T., Rimon, J. G., Winnard, K., Kincaid, D. L., Huntingon, D., & ...

Piotrow, P. T., Rimon, J. G., Winnard, K., Kincaid, D. L., Huntingon, D., & Convisser, J. (1990). Mass media family planning promotion in three Nigerian cities. Studies in Family Planning, 21(5), 265-274. Abstract
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Piotrow, P. T., Kincaid, D. L., Rimon, J. G., & Rhinehart, W. (1997). Health ...

Piotrow, P. T., Kincaid, D. L., Rimon, J. G., & Rhinehart, W. (1997). Health communication: Lessons from family planning and reproductive health. Westport, CT: Praeger Abstract: 
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Pérez-Cuevas, R., Reyes, H., Pego, U., Tomé, P., Ceja, K., Flores, S., & ...

Pérez-Cuevas, R., Reyes, H., Pego, U., Tomé, P., Ceja, K., Flores, S., & Gutiérrez, G. (1999). Immunization promotion activities: are they effective in encouraging mothers to immunize their children?. Social Science & Medicine, ...
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Pegurri, E., Fox-Rushby, J. A., & Damian, W. (2005). The effects and costs ...

Pegurri, E., Fox-Rushby, J. A., & Damian, W. (2005). The effects and costs of expanding the coverage of immunization services in developing countries: a systematic literature review. Vaccine, 23(13), 1624-1635. Main Findings
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Nutrition Promotion in Mali: Highlights of a Rural Integrated Nutrition ...

Nutrition Promotion in Mali:Highlights of a Rural Integrated Nutrition Communication Program (1989–1995). Journal of Nutrition Education, 29(5), 274-280. Abstract 
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Olaleye, D. O., & Bankole, A. (1994). The impact of mass media family ...

Olaleye, D. O., & Bankole, A. (1994). The impact of mass media family planning promotion on contraceptive behavior of women in Ghana. Population Research and Policy Review, 13(2), 161-177. Abstract
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Noar, S. M., Palmgreen, P., Chabot, M., Dobransky, N., & Zimmerman, R. S. ...

Noar, S. M., Palmgreen, P., Chabot, M., Dobransky, N., & Zimmerman, R. S. (2009). A 10-year  systematic review of HIV/AIDS mass communication campaigns: Have we made progress?
Noar, S. M., Palmgreen, P., Chabot, M., Dobransky, N., & Zimmerman, R. S. (2009). A 10-year systematic review of HIV/AIDS mass communication campaigns: Have we made progress? Journal of Health Communication, 14(1), 15-42. Abstract
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Noar, S. M. (2006). A 10-year retrospective of research in health mass media ...

Noar, S. M. (2006). A 10-year retrospective of research in health mass media campaigns: Where do we go from here?
Noar, S. M. (2006). A 10-year retrospective of research in health mass media campaigns: Where do we go from here? Journal of health communication, 11(1), 21-42. Abstract
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Myhre, S. L. & Flora, J. A. (2000). HIV/AIDS communication campaigns: ...

Myhre, S. L. & Flora, J. A. (2000). HIV/AIDS communication campaigns: Progress and  prospects
Myhre, S. L. & Flora, J. A. (2000). HIV/AIDS communication campaigns: Progress and prospects. Journal of Health Communication, 5(3), 29-45. Abstract:
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Monterrosa, E. C., Frongillo, E. A., de Cossío, T. G., Bonvecchio, A., ...

Monterrosa, E. C., Frongillo, E. A., de Cossío, T. G., Bonvecchio, A., Villanueva, M. A., Thrasher, J. F., & Rivera, J. A. (2013). Scripted messages delivered by nurses and radio changed beliefs, attitudes, intentions, and behaviors ...
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Mohammed, S. (2001). Personal communication networks and the effects of an ...

Mohammed, S. (2001). Personal communication networks and the effects of an entertainment- education radio soap opera in Tanzania
Mohammed, S. (2001). Personal communication networks and the effects of an entertainment- education radio soap opera in Tanzania. Journal of Health Communication, 6(2), 137-154. Abstract
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Miller, P., & Hirschhorn, N. (1995). The effect of a national control of ...

Miller, P., & Hirschhorn, N. (1995). The effect of a national control of diarrheal diseases program on mortality: The case of Egypt. Social Science & Medicine, 40(10), S1-S30 ABSTRACT 
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Miller, P., & Hirschhorn, N. (1995). The effect of a national control of ...

Miller, P., & Hirschhorn, N. (1995). The effect of a national control of diarrheal diseases program on mortality: The case of Egypt. Social Science & Medicine, 40(10), S1-S30 ABSTRACT 
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Meekers, D., Van Rossem, R., Silva, M., & Koleros, A. (2007). The reach and ...

Meekers, D., Van Rossem, R., Silva, M., & Koleros, A. (2007). The reach and effect of radio communication campaigns on condom use in Malawi. Studies in Family Planning, 38(2), 113-120 Abstract
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McDivitt, J. A., Zimicki, S., & Hornik, R. C. (1997). Explaining the impact ...

McDivitt, J. A., Zimicki, S., & Hornik, R. C. (1997). Explaining the impact of a communication campaign to change vaccination knowledge and coverage in the Philippines. Health Communication, 9(2), 95-118. Abstract: 
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Lettenmaier, C., Krenn, S., Morgan, W., Kols, A., & Piotrow, P. (1992). ...

Lettenmaier, C., Krenn, S., Morgan, W., Kols, A., & Piotrow, P. (1992). Africa: using radio soap operas to promote family planning. Hygie, 12(1), 5-10. Abstract
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Kuhlmann, A. K. S., Kraft, J. M., Galavotti, C., Creek, T. L., Mooki, M., & ...

Kuhlmann, A. K. S., Kraft, J. M., Galavotti, C., Creek, T. L., Mooki, M., & Ntumy, R. (2008). Radio role models for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and HIV testing among pregnant women in Botswana. Health Promotion ...
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Koul, P. B., Murali, M. V., Gupta, P., & Sharma, P. P. (1991). Evaluation of ...

Koul, P. B., Murali, M. V., Gupta, P., & Sharma, P. P. (1991). Evaluation of social marketing of oral rehydration therapy. Indian Pediatrics, 28(9), 1013-1016. Abstract Evaluation of social marketing of oral rehydration therapy.
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Kincaid, D. L., & Do, M. P. (2006). Multivariate causal attribution and ...

Kincaid, D. L., & Do, M. P. (2006). Multivariate causal attribution and cost-effectiveness of a national mass media campaign in the Philippines. Journal of Health Communication, 11, 69-90 Abstract
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