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September 7, 2017

Strengthening Malaria SBCC through Research, Monitoring and Evaluation

This August 29, 2017 webinar held by the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) highlighted three new tools for malaria social and behavior change communication (SBCC) research, monitoring and evaluation (RM&E). These tools included: Malaria SBCC Evidence Package: a searchable database, fact sheets and infographics featuring articles demonstrating the positive role of SBCC on malaria outcomes […]

August 28, 2017

Malaria Evidence Review Infographics on ITN Behaviors, Case Management and Service Providers

This series of infographics accompanies a set of factsheets synthesizing the impact of social and behavior change communication on key malaria health topics, including insecticide-treated net behavior, malaria case management and service provider behavior. These infographics distill evidence from a larger review of malaria SBCC evidence conducted by HC3 – more details here.

Malaria SBCC Evidence Factsheets on ITN Behaviors, Case Management and Service Providers

This collection of factsheets synthesizes the key findings from a critical, multiphase review that HC3 conducted of approximately 3,600 peer-reviewed articles and 1,700 grey literature documents to assess the evidence for malaria social and behavior change communication (SBCC). These findings are presented below in three malaria technical areas: insecticide-treated net behaviors, case management and service […]

August 30, 2016

The impact of behaviour change communication on the use of insecticide treated nets: a secondary analysis of ten post-campaign surveys from Nigeria

Ahead of an ITN mass distribution campaign in Nigeria, the authors of this article conducted a secondary analysis of surveys conducted after ITN distributions between 2009 and 2012 to investigate the role of social and behavior change communication in adequate net hanging and use, and how it may influence SBCC efforts for the next campaign.

August 10, 2016

Correlates of Intra-Household ITN Use in Liberia: A Multilevel Analysis of Household Survey Data

Using household survey data collected between March and April 2014, this study evaluates the role of socio-demographic characteristics, caregiver insecticide treated net (ITN) ideation, household characteristics, and community factors in ITN use among household members. The tested hypothesis is that the factors affecting ITN use operate at individual, household, and community levels. What differentiates this study from […]

May 15, 2015

Review and Assessment of Malaria Case Management SBCC Strategies in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Senegal and Zambia

This is a desk review that identifies promising SBCC practices related to malaria case management at both community and service provider levels in four focus countries: Zambia, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Senegal.