New Interactive Tool: Evidence Mapping on Social, Behavioral and Community Engagement Interventions for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health

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By: Sarah Hodin, MPH, CD(DONA), LCCE, National Senior Manager of Maternal Newborn Health Programs, Steward Health Care

The World Health Organization, International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) and Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health recently released an evidence map of social, behavioral and community engagement interventions for reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health. The report was accompanied by an interactive online tool illustrating the impact of several types of interventions on different outcomes.

Interventions include:

  • Home visits
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Mass media and entertainment education
  • Social media, social marketing and mHealth
  • Demand-side financing
  • Community-based health insurance
  • Community mobilization
  • Community participation and social accountability
  • Provider training and service delivery adjustments

Outcomes include:

  • Knowledge and attitudes
  • Household dynamics/communication
  • Care practices
  • Care-seeking behavior
  • Quality of care/satisfaction
  • Community participation and accountability
  • Health outcomes
  • Cross-cutting

You can also filter results by region, country, study design and health topic.

Read the full report and explore the online interactive evidence map.

Browse related resources from 3ie.

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