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A Role for Health Communication in the Continuum of HIV Care, Treatment, and ...

A Role for Health Communication in the Continuum of HIV Care, Treatment, and Prevention
"The aim of this article is to explore the role of health communication, an approach within the social and behavioral sciences, across the treatment continuum" for HIV. The article is from the JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency ...
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HIV Communication Capacity Strengthening: A Critical Review

HIV Communication Capacity Strengthening: A Critical Review
This review examines HIV communication capacity strengthening at national, subnational, and community levels: definitions, measurements, implementation, and effects. It also proposes a model to guide HIV communication capacity strengthening. The ...
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Enhancing Reporting of Behavior Change Intervention Evaluations

Enhancing Reporting of Behavior Change Intervention Evaluations
This article critiques evaluations of behaviour change interventions (BCIs) for the prevention of HIV and "advances recommendations made by an international group of scholars constituting the Workgroup for Intervention Development and Evaluation ...
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Validity of Behavioral Measures as Proxies for HIV-Related Outcomes

Validity of Behavioral Measures as Proxies for HIV-Related Outcomes
"... although potentially less subject to reporting bias, biomarkers and biologic outcomes have their own flaws."
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Strengthening Nonrandomized Studies of Health Communication Strategies for ...

Strengthening Nonrandomized Studies of Health Communication Strategies for HIV Prevention
This research makes the case for quasi-experimental designs to be used in evaluations of health communication (HC) interventions for HIV prevention when cluster-randomised trials are not feasible or appropriate and when observational studies may ...
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Effects of Behavioral Intervention Content on HIV Prevention Outcomes: A ...

Effects of Behavioral Intervention Content on HIV Prevention Outcomes: A Meta-Review of Meta-Analyses
This study is a meta-review to systematically examine which type of intervention content is more likely to lead to successful HIV outcomes. The article is from the JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes supplement addressing ...
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Fighting Poverty with Facts: Community-Based Monitoring Systems

Fighting Poverty with Facts: Community-Based Monitoring Systems
"Primary schools for children where none existed before in remote areas of Cambodia, vocational training programs for poor rural women in Vietnam, daycare centres and sanitation facilities in the Philippines - these are just a few of the services ...
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Video Girls for Change: Participatory Video for Monitoring and Evaluation ...

Video Girls for Change: Participatory Video for Monitoring and Evaluation Initiative Final Project Report
This 73-page final report describes the activities and learning from a Participatory Video for Monitoring and Evaluation capacity building (PV for M&E) initiative implemented by InsightShare with Population Council Guatemala and BRAC Uganda, ...
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Ruka Juu II: Young Farmers in Business: Impact Study

Ruka Juu II: Young Farmers in Business: Impact Study
This 88-page report shares findings of an evaluation of the second season of Ruka Juu (Jump Up), a television show produced by Femina HIP in Tanzania which was designed to inspire and inform youth to take up viable rural livelihood opportunities. ...
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Taking Knowledge for Health the Extra Mile: Participatory Evaluation of a ...

Taking Knowledge for Health the Extra Mile: Participatory Evaluation of a Mobile Phone Intervention for Community Health Workers in Malawi
"To evaluate the mobile phone intervention, a participatory evaluation method called Net-Map was used, an approach built on traditional social network analysis."
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Health Communication Using Mobile Technology in Afghanistan

Health Communication Using Mobile Technology in Afghanistan
"BBC Media Action's qualitative research explored the maternal and child health information that is available and needed [in Afghanistan], and analysed which people in households and the community have significant influence over pregnant ...
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What Was the Role of the Debate Programme Sema Kenya in the 2013 Kenyan ...

What Was the Role of the Debate Programme Sema Kenya in the 2013 Kenyan Election?
"Where geography, poverty and lack of infrastructure make face-to-face interaction between disparate communities difficult, media can play a vital role in connecting these groups and in national debates on governance." This research briefing ...
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How Do Political Debate Programmes Influence Political Participation? A Case ...

How Do Political Debate Programmes Influence Political Participation? A Case Study from Nepal
"...[T]he study found that listening to Sajha Sawal was significantly associated with an increase in political participation. How much a person was exposed to Sajha Sawal was also a factor: the greater the exposure, the greater the increase in ...
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What Can We Learn from Field Experiments on Media, Communication and Governance?

What Can We Learn from Field Experiments on Media, Communication and Governance?
"What constitutes good evidence is currently subject to intense debate within the international development community. This briefing shares the findings of a review of such methods used to evaluate the impact of media and media assistance on ...
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Research at BBC Media Action: Putting Our Audience First

Research at BBC Media Action: Putting Our Audience First
"Research is embedded across our project life cycle. Findings inform our work, bridging theory and practice to provide an evidence base both for our own programmes and for anyone working in media and development worldwide." This Research and ...
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Promoting Accountability through Debate in the Palestinian Territories

Promoting Accountability through Debate in the Palestinian Territories
"These programmes are designed to provide Palestinians with the opportunity to question decision-makers face-to-face." In this research, BBC Media Action surveyed audience reaction to the Palestinian Debates, two factual debate programmes. ...
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M-Loy9: Mobile Phones to Increase Youth Participation in Cambodia

M-Loy9: Mobile Phones to Increase Youth Participation in Cambodia
"Last month there was a village meeting with over 20 participants including villagers, NGO representatives, the village chief and youth... I expressed my opinion about the [problem of] clean water and diarrhoea... then I dialled the m-Loy9 code ...
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Malaria Communication Project Cambodia

Malaria Communication Project Cambodia
"With malaria cases in Cambodia declining, this project aimed to raise awareness among at-risk communities and reinforce knowledge about malaria prevention, diagnosis, and treatment."
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Media and Governance in the Palestinian Territories

Media and Governance in the Palestinian Territories
This research summary analyses findings from BBC Media Action research on a project in the Palestinian Territories, a Department for International Development (DFID)-funded project aimed at "facilitating greater transparency in political ...
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Participatory Video with Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa: Programme Report

Participatory Video with Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa: Programme Report
This 57-page programme report shares the experience of using participatory video with farmers in six sub-Saharan countries - Angola, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, and Uganda. Five United Kingdom (UK)-based development agencies, with ...
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Positive Deviance: An Asset-based Approach to Improve Malaria Outcomes

Positive Deviance: An Asset-based Approach to Improve Malaria Outcomes
"We learned from the real role model; he lives with us, sits with us and tells us what exactly he did to prevent malaria. We can easily understand and follow his behaviour." - Female community member
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The Impact of Community Mobilisation on HIV Prevention in Middle and Low ...

The Impact of Community Mobilisation on HIV Prevention in Middle and Low Income Countries: A Systematic Review and Critique
"While community mobilisation (CM) is increasingly advocated for HIV prevention, its impact on measurable outcomes has not been established.... One reason for the lack of systematic attention to CM is that it is used across categories of HIV ...
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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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