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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, especially in maternal health, the Maternal Health Task Force held a technical meeting in April 2014 to gain insight into the idea of adequate evidence, the importance of evidence, and ...
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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 ...

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 ...

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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Kincaid, D.L. (2000). Mass media, ideation, and behavior: A longitudinal ...

Kincaid, D.L. (2000). Mass media, ideation, and behavior: A longitudinal analysis of  contraceptive change in the Philippines
Kincaid, D.L. (2000). Mass media, ideation, and behavior: A longitudinal analysis of contraceptive change in the Philippines. Communication Research, 27, 723 Abstract
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Kim, Y. M., & Marangwanda, C. (1997). Stimulating men’s support for ...

Kim, Y. M., & Marangwanda, C. (1997). Stimulating men’s support for long-term contraception: A campaign in Zimbabwe. Journal of Health Communication, 2, 271-297 Abstract: 
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Kim, Y. M., Kols, A., Nyakauru, R., Marangwanda, C., & Chibatamoto, P. ...

Kim, Y. M., Kols, A., Nyakauru, R., Marangwanda, C., & Chibatamoto, P. (2001). Promoting  sexual responsibility among young people in Zimbabwe
Kim, Y. M., Kols, A., Nyakauru, R., Marangwanda, C., & Chibatamoto, P. (2001). Promoting sexual responsibility among young people in Zimbabwe. International Family Planning Perspectives, 27(1), 11-19. Abstract: Context: A 1997-1998 ...
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Kabir, M. & Islam, M. A. (2000). The impact of mass media family planning ...

Kabir, M. & Islam, M. A. (2000). The impact of mass media family planning programs on current use of contraception in urban Bangladesh. Journal of Biosocial Science, 32(3), 411-419 Abstract
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Kane, T. T., Gueye, M., Speizer, I., Pacque-Margolis, S., & Baron, D. ...

Kane, T. T., Gueye, M., Speizer, I., Pacque-Margolis, S., & Baron, D. (1998). The impact of a family planning multimedia campaign in Bamako, Mali. Studies in Family Planning, 29(3), 309-323. Abstract
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A Toolkit for Monitoring and Evaluating Children's Participation

A Toolkit for Monitoring and Evaluating Children's Participation
"If children's participation is to be sustained, replicated, resourced, and institutionalised into the wider communities in which children live, it is necessary to develop methods of measuring what is being done and how it is affecting children's ...
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