Research

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This is a video series developed for pregnant women and their families promoting relevant behaviors related to maternal and newborn health. Several issues including postnatal care, essential newborn care, family planning, immunization as well as malaria prevention and treatment are discussed through the six-part series. 

This is an explorative qualitative study using the socio-ecological model to identify barriers and facilitators for health services use and health behaviors. The overall goal of this study was to identify sociocultural determinants that influence health service use and behavior in the six health areas in order to inform project health interventions: Family Planning and Reproductive Health, Maternal and Child Health, HIV PMTCT, and handwashing/hygiene.

This report contains findings from a cross sectional survey covering six health areas that identified key behavioral determinants including three gateway behaviors (Early ANC, Family Health Guide & Hand washing Station), and Gender. The report provides estimates of health services uptake and health behaviors by rural women in Ethiopia.

This report of a study conducted in Ethiopia as part of the Communication for Health program, contains findings from a cross sectional survey covering six health areas that identified key behavioral determinants including three gateway behaviors (Early ANC, Family Health Guide & Hand washing Station), and Gender. The report provides estimates of health services uptake and health behaviors by rural women in Ethiopia

This is an article accompanied by an infographic for understanding and influencing the range of factors that can influence behaviors and practices. The infographic is based on learning from practical social norm influencing workshops with young people designing campaigns to end sexist violence in LAC, and from an Oxfam discussion paper. Here the authors apply the diagram to a practical example of handwashing.

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