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Turkmenistan Child-Friendly School Initiative: Evaluation Report

Turkmenistan Child-Friendly School Initiative: Evaluation Report
"The CFS concept is founded on the notion of 'inclusion' - and this means inclusion of every single child, no matter what their background or circumstance, in quality learning activities."
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How to Assess Your Media Landscape: A Toolkit Approach

How to Assess Your Media Landscape: A Toolkit Approach
"When issues of good governance and economic growth are discussed in the development community, the role of the media is increasingly seen as central to success....This paper presents an approach to developing a toolkit for monitoring and ...
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Getting Closer to People: Family Planning Provision by Drug Shops in Uganda

Getting Closer to People: Family Planning Provision by Drug Shops in Uganda
"Private-sector drug shops are often the first point of health care in sub-Saharan Africa. Training and supporting drug shop and pharmacy staff to provide a wide range of contraceptive methods and information is a promising high-impact practice ...
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Impact Data - Kyunki...Jeena Issi Ka Naam Hai

Impact Data - Kyunki...Jeena Issi Ka Naam Hai
Launched on World Health Day, April 7 2008, and broadcast until the end of 2011, this Hindi entertainment-education (EE) serial was designed by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to reach women and frontline workers in India's ...
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An Entertainment-Education Initiative on Television: A Glimpse into the ...

An Entertainment-Education Initiative on Television: A Glimpse into the Production Process
"UNICEF India's television soap opera Kyunki... Jeena Issi Ka Naam Hai bears testament to entertainment-education's (E-E) efficacy in fostering positive social and behavioural change."
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Evaluation of the Television Drama Series, Intersexions: Episodes 1–26

Evaluation of the Television Drama Series, Intersexions: Episodes 1–26
This 7-page executive summary shares the findings of a qualitative evaluation of the first series of Intersexions, a 26-part South African entertainment-education television drama series to communicate health- and HIV-related messages, with a ...
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Demand Generation Activities and Modern Contraceptive Use in Urban Areas of ...

Demand Generation Activities and Modern Contraceptive Use in Urban Areas of Four Countries: A Longitudinal Evaluation
"This paper presents the midterm evaluation findings of the Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (Urban RH Initiative) programs, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, that are being implemented in 4 countries: India (Uttar Pradesh), ...
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Using Entertainment Education to Promote Self-efficacy and Aspirations among ...

Using Entertainment Education to Promote Self-efficacy and Aspirations among Young Malawians: The Tisankhenji Radio Program
This 19-page peer reviewed case study, which appeared in the Cases in Public Health Communication and Marketing Journal, discusses the impact of the Tisankhenji radio programme, which was designed to prevent HIV among young people in Malawi, ...
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Hear Our Voices - Technical Report

Hear Our Voices - Technical Report
"[Girls do not continue school after childbearing because they are] doing household chores, looking after husbands and grandparents, and nourishing children. If they go to school after marriage, men in the community scold them." Girl, PU Barguna ...
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Innovations in Communication Technologies for Measles Supplemental ...

Innovations in Communication Technologies for Measles Supplemental Immunization Activities: Lessons from Kenya Measles Vaccination Campaign, November 2012
"Using mobile phone-based technologies can create platforms for real-time evidence-based innovations in immunizations service communication and service delivery."
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Role of Social Mobilization in Tackling the Resistance to Polio Eradication ...

Role of Social Mobilization in Tackling the Resistance to Polio Eradication Program in Underserved Communities of Aligarh, India
This paper describes a cross-sectional study conducted to assess the impact of social mobilisation on families in Aligarh, India who are resistant to giving polio drops to their children. Considering that there is a history of Muslim resistance ...
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Assessing the Effectiveness of House-to-House Visits on Routine Oral Polio ...

Assessing the Effectiveness of House-to-House Visits on Routine Oral Polio Immunization Completion and Tracking of Defaulters
"The usefulness of household visitation as a strategy to improving coverage of routine polio vaccination, one of the four pillars of the global polio eradication strategy, has not been documented previously." Recognising that strengthening ...
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BBC Media Action's Governance Research: Emerging Evidence and Learning

BBC Media Action's Governance Research: Emerging Evidence and Learning
This BBC Media Action working paper offers some early stage qualitative and quantitative research data results and conclusions on their governance programming in ten countries, including the role played by country contexts and gender on local ...
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Increasing Male Engagement in HIV Prevention in Côte d’Ivoire

Increasing Male Engagement in HIV Prevention in Côte d’Ivoire
This 8-page project brief discusses the experience of EngenderHealth’s RESPOND Project in Côte d’Ivoire, which is working to challenge gender inequalities and transform harmful norms of masculinity that hinder HIV/AIDS prevention and care. ...
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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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Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Behavioural Change Among Security and ...

Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Behavioural Change Among Security and Defense Forces: Experiences and Lessons from East, West and Central Africa
This 89-page report discusses the experience and impact of working with security and defence force personnel to build capacity around child protection, with specific focus on insights gained from trainings conducted by Save the Children in East, ...
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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
"The use of visual tools and local languages enables community-based facilitators, who receive a two-day basic training, to generate participatory discussions through sharing of testimonies among participants."
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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
"Key to the Joint Programme's success is encouraging communities to act collectively..."
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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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Audience Reception Analysis of the National Brothers for Life Mass Media ...

Audience Reception Analysis of the National Brothers for Life Mass Media Campaign
This 118-page report shares the findings of a qualitative audience reception analysis of the mass media component of the Brothers for Life campaign, which was launched in 2009 to promote the health and well-being of South African men, with a ...
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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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