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Engaging Families for Healthy Pregnancies

Engaging Families for Healthy Pregnancies
"What drives women to have pregnancies after the age of 35 or to have five or more children? Both of these pregnancies present high risks to both the mother and newborn....[L]ittle research has been conducted to understand the behavioral ...
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Effect of a Behaviour-Change Intervention on Handwashing with Soap in India ...

Effect of a Behaviour-Change Intervention on Handwashing with Soap in India (SuperAmma): A Cluster-Randomised Trial
"Thus far, efforts to change handwashing behaviour on a large scale have had little success, possibly because they have focused on beliefs about the health benefits of handwashing with soap and given relatively little attention to the effect of ...
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Technical Report: Systematic Literature Review of the Evidence for Effective ...

Technical Report: Systematic Literature Review of the Evidence for Effective National Immunisation Schedule Promotional Communications
"Given that immunisation coverage must occur at population level for public health objectives and benefits to be fully realised, effective communications planning, and immunisation service delivery, must aim to understand individual choice ...
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Monitoring Polio Supplementary Immunization Activities Using an Automated ...

Monitoring Polio Supplementary Immunization Activities Using an Automated Short Text Messaging System in Karachi, Pakistan
For the monitoring of coverage in supplementary immunisation activities (SIAs) carried out as part of the effort to eradicate polio in Pakistan (and, thus, globally), "automated systems based on short message service (SMS) texts appear to be an ...
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The Impact of Polio Eradication on Routine Immunization and Primary Health ...

The Impact of Polio Eradication on Routine Immunization and Primary Health Care: A Mixed-Methods Study
"Applying the resolve and dedication that characterizes polio eradication to a wider suite of services could provide communities with the services they are demanding, give workers a fresh reason for enthusiasm, and increase baseline RI coverage. ...
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Survey of the Climate Change Media Partnership Alumni

Survey of the Climate Change Media Partnership Alumni
"[T]he results of the...survey suggest a robust network of individuals - a network that can be characterized by relatively frequent communication, advice-giving, and project partnerships."
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Scoping Report on Interventions for Increasing the Demand for Voluntary ...

Scoping Report on Interventions for Increasing the Demand for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision
This Gates Foundation-funded report by the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation aims to provide guidance for implementers of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programmes and researchers "in the design of innovative ...
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Compliance to correct dose of chloroquine in uncomplicated malaria ...

Okonkwo, P. O., C. O. Akpala, et al. (2001). "Compliance to correct dose of chloroquine in uncomplicated malaria correlates with improvement in the condition of rural Nigerian children." Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine ...
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An assessment of the impact of health education on maternal knowledge and ...

Oche, M. O., A. S. Umar, et al. (2011). "An assessment of the impact of health education on maternal knowledge and practice of childhood immunization in Kware, Sokoto State." Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology 3(10): 440-447.
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Strategic Design of Mass Media: Promoting Breastfeeding in Viet Nam

Strategic Design of Mass Media: Promoting Breastfeeding in Viet Nam
"This is the story of how Alive & Thrive integrated a national mass media campaign into its comprehensive program to improve infant and young child feeding in Viet Nam. Read what it takes to use mass media and why it's essential for scaling ...
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Conventional or Interpersonal Communication: Which Works Best in ...

Conventional or Interpersonal Communication: Which Works Best in Disseminating Malaria Information in an Endemic Rural Bangladeshi Community?
"This study reiterates the fact that conventional media may not be user-friendly or culture-sensitive for this semi-literate/illiterate community where dissemination through 'words of mouth' is more common, and as such, interpersonal ...
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Medication use and abuse in childhood diarrhoeal diseases by caregivers ...

Uchendu, U. O., A. N. Ikefuna, et al. (2009).
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Using community volunteers to promote exclusive breastfeeding in Sokoto ...

Qureshi, A. M., O. M. Oche, et al. (2011). "Using community volunteers to promote exclusive breastfeeding in Sokoto State, Nigeria." Pan African Medical Journal 10: 8.
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Improving childhood malaria treatment and referral practices by training ...

Okeke, T. A. and B. S. Uzochukwu (2009). "Improving childhood malaria treatment and referral practices by training patent medicine vendors in rural south-east Nigeria." Malaria Journal 8(1).
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Knowledge and practice of exclusive breast feeding: Effects of health ...

Nwosu, U. M. and R. A. Eke (2011). "Knowledge and practice of exclusive breast feeding: Effects of health promotion intervention in Nigeria." Sadece anne sütü, bilgi ve uygulamasi: Nijerya'da saǧliǧin teşviki uygulamasinin etkileri 10(6): 657-664.
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Mapping of Child Protection M&E Tools

Mapping of Child Protection M&E Tools
"The availability of effective measurement tools is a clear prerequisite for the strengthening of monitoring and evaluation within the field of child protection." This report provides a structured review of a sample of 124 child protection ...
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Ethical Principles, Dilemmas and Risks in Collecting Data on Violence ...

Ethical Principles, Dilemmas and Risks in Collecting Data on Violence against Children
"Ethical guidelines are crucial when carrying out research on violence against children (VAC)."
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Health Communication Assessment of Ministries of Health and National AIDS ...

Chamberlain, D., Adelaja, A., Astatke, H., & Bery, R. (2012). Health Communication Assessment of Ministries of Health and National AIDS Authorities in 6 Countries: C-Change.
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Women's Right to Be Heard: An Evaluation of Oxfam GB's "Raising Her Voice" ...

Women's Right to Be Heard: An Evaluation of Oxfam GB's "Raising Her Voice" Portfolio
"RHV has ignited something in the women leaders - created motivation and inspiration that, for many, will continue after the formal interaction with the project and partners finishes. [They have] good relationships with the communities they ...
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Meningococcal Vaccine Introduction in Mali through Mass Campaigns and Its ...

Meningococcal Vaccine Introduction in Mali through Mass Campaigns and Its Impact on the Health System
"Social mobilization raised awareness about the vaccine, and rumors were well-managed. Because of its large reach, respondents felt that the MenA vaccine campaign had improved awareness of the benefits of vaccination and had increased credibility ...
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Mobilizing men as partners: The results of an intervention to increase dual ...

Exner, T. M., J. E. Mantell, et al. (2009). "Mobilizing men as partners: The results of an intervention to increase dual protection among Nigerian men." Health Education Research 24(5): 846-854. Objective: This quasi-experimental, ...
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Effectiveness of a video-based motivational skills-building HIV ...

Essien, E. J., O. Mgbere, et al. (2011). "Effectiveness of a video-based motivational skills-building HIV risk-reduction intervention for female military personnel." Social Science & Medicine 72(1): 63-71.
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Building a community-based maternity program

Kwast, B. E. (1995). "Building a community-based maternity program." International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 48(SUPPL.): S67-S82.
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Impact of a Mass Media Campaign on Bed Net Use in Cameroon

 Impact of a Mass Media Campaign on Bed Net Use in Cameroon
This Malaria journal article discusses the impact of a national communications campaign in Cameroon (July 2011 - March 2012) to accompany the distribution of free long-lasting insecticide treated nets (LLINs) in an effort to reduce the morbidity ...
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Health promotion intervention for hygienic disposal of children's faeces in ...

Jinadu, M. K., C. A. Adegbenro, et al. (2007) Health promotion intervention for hygienic disposal of children's faeces in a rural area of Nigeria. Health Education Journal 222-228 Objective: Community-based health promotion intervention for ...
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Breast-feeding promotion in a diarrhoea programme in rural communities

Davies-Adetugbo, A. A., K. Adetugbo, et al. (1997). "Breast-feeding promotion in a diarrhoea programme in rural communities." J Diarrhoeal Dis Res 15(3): 161-166. Objective: Breast-feeding promotion is an important intervention for the ...
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The Ife South Breastfeeding project: Training community health extension ...

Davies-Adetugbo, A. A. and H. A. Adebawa (1997). "The Ife South Breastfeeding project: Training community health extension workers to promote and manage breastfeeding in rural communities." Bulletin of the World Health Organization 75(4): ...
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Promotion of breast feeding in the community: Impact of health education ...

Davies-Adetugbo, A. A. (1996). "Promotion of breast feeding in the community: Impact of health education programme in rural communities in Nigeria." Journal of Diarrhoeal Diseases Research 14(1): 5-11.
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Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV at Maiduguri, Nigeria

Chama, C. M., B. M. Audu, et al. (2004). "Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV at Maiduguri, Nigeria." Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 24(3): 266-269.
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Narrowing the Gap between Citizens and Government in Nepal

Narrowing the Gap between Citizens and Government in Nepal
This brief documents research on exposure and engagement of citizens of Nepal with BBC Media Action's Department for International Development (DFID)-funded governance project, comprising three media outputs:
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Urban malaria treatment behaviour in the context of low levels of malaria ...

Brieger, W. R., H. R. Sesay, et al. (2001). "Urban malaria treatment behaviour in the context of low levels of malaria transmission in Lagos, Nigeria." African journal of medicine and medical sciences 30 Suppl: 7-15.
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Promoting prepackaged drugs for prompt and appropriate treatment of febrile ...

Brieger, W. R., L. A. Salako, et al. (2002). "Promoting prepackaged drugs for prompt and appropriate treatment of febrile illnesses in rural Nigerian communities." International Quarterly of Community Health Education 21(1): 19-40.
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West African youth initiative: Outcome of a reproductive health education ...

Brieger, W. R., G. E. Delano, et al. (2001). "West African youth initiative: Outcome of a reproductive health education program." Journal of Adolescent Health 29(6): 436-446.
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The EPI in Borno State, Nigeria: impact on routine disease notifications and ...

Bondi, F. S. and M. A. Alháji (1992). "The EPI in Borno State, Nigeria: impact on routine disease notifications and hospital admissions." Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 95(6): 373-381.
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The Imo State (Nigeria) Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Project, 1. ...

Blum, D., R. N. Emeh, et al. (1990). "The Imo State (Nigeria) Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Project, 1. Description of the project, evaluation methods, and impact on intervening variables." Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical ...
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Evaluating the Impact of a Joint Communication Campaign on Multiple Sexual ...

 Evaluating the Impact of a Joint Communication Campaign on Multiple Sexual Partnerships in Mozambique: Interim Report
This 56-page document reports on an evaluation of the impact of a mass media behaviour change communication (BCC) campaign in Mozambique that focused on integrating a strategy to reduce multiple sex partnerships (MSP) and concurrent partnerships ...
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Sachay Sawal: Connecting Citizens and Political Candidates in Pakistan 2013 ...

Sachay Sawal: Connecting Citizens and Political Candidates in Pakistan 2013 General Elections
BBC Media Action's Sachay Sawal (True Questions) was a series of four electoral debates broadcast in Pakistan during the May 2013 general elections. "The debates were designed to create an opportunity for ordinary Pakistanis to question political ...
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Social Justice Documentary: Designing for Impact

Social Justice Documentary: Designing for Impact
"Cheaper production and distribution tools, new channels, and increasingly skillful and networked users are challenging previous assumptions about how social documentaries reach users, and offering powerful but vexing opportunities for ...
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Access to Justice: Evaluating Law, Health and Human Rights Programmes in Kenya

Access to Justice: Evaluating Law, Health and Human Rights Programmes in Kenya
"In Kenya, human rights violations have a marked impact on the health of people living with HIV. Integrating legal literacy and legal services into healthcare appears to be an effective strategy to empower vulnerable groups and address underlying ...
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Sustainable poverty amelioration through early life education in a ...

Abosede, O. A., P. C. Campbell, et al. (2010). "Sustainable poverty amelioration through early life education in a peri-urban community of Lagos, Nigeria." African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine 2(1).
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Using a Formative Research Rapid Assessment Method to Support the ...

Using a Formative Research Rapid Assessment Method to Support the Development of   a HIV/AIDS Antiretroviral Therapy Communication Campaign in Kenya
"Given the critical nature of ART [HIV antiretroviral therapy] to improved health outcomes, the lack of consideration of formative research - including message pretesting - to inform the communication strategy design, can have dire implications ...
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Female Sex Workers Programme Impact Assessment

Female Sex Workers Programme Impact Assessment
This 25-page report shares finding of an impact assessment of Theatre For Change's "Interactive Theatre and Legislative theatre for sex workers and their clients" project in Malawi. The initiative was designed to ensure that sex workers, their ...
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Guide to Monitoring Scale-up of Health Practices and Interventions

Guide to Monitoring Scale-up of Health Practices and Interventions
This guide was developed as a "how-to" resource to provide programme implementers with a low-cost and replicable approach to monitoring the process of scaling up and institutionalising innovations in health. The goal is to assist country ...
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Encouraging Men’s Participation in HIV and AIDS Prevention and HIV Testing ...

Encouraging Men’s Participation in HIV and AIDS Prevention and HIV Testing Services: Evaluation of the Men As Partners® (MAP) Approach in Côte d’Ivoire
This 45-page report shares insights from a mid-project evaluation of The RESPOND Project's work in Côte d’Ivoire to build the capacity of local and international organisations to use the Men As Partners (MAP) approach to encourage men’s ...
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Behavioural Interventions to Promote Condom Use among Women Living with HIV

Behavioural Interventions to Promote Condom Use among Women Living with HIV
"In this review, behavioral interventions to promote condom use and/or modify risky sexual behaviours among women living with HIV failed to demonstrate any positive effects on behaviour change in favour of consistent condom use during intercourse."
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UNICEF Communication for Development Support to Public Health Preparedness ...

UNICEF Communication for Development Support to Public Health Preparedness and Disaster Risk Reduction in East Asia and the Pacific: A Review
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) East Asia and Pacific Regional Office EAPRO) began this review process, culminating in this publication, to analyse the thematic and technical debates about communication for development (C4D) and ...
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Real Films, Real Impact

Real Films, Real Impact
"...[D]ocumentaries are increasingly being recognised as a key medium for communicating social justice issues and inspiring social change....But there is widespread lack of understanding about how the social impact of such media should be ...
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Talk, Listen, Connect: Changes - Supporting Military Families with Young ...

Talk, Listen, Connect: Changes - Supporting Military Families with Young Children
"With its easy to understand format and overall appeal, the kit materials engaged families in its use and provided the foundation for discussion."
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Talk, Listen, Connect: Deployments, Homecomings, Changes - Supporting ...

Talk, Listen, Connect: Deployments, Homecomings, Changes - Supporting Military Families with Young Children
This is an evaluation of Talk, Listen, Connect: Deployments, Homecomings, Changes (TLC II), a multimedia kit designed for young children in the United States (US) whose parents have deployed (for military duty) multiple times. Developed by Sesame ...
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