September 14, 2014
A newly released supplement to the Journal of Health Communication applies high standards of evidence to the review of health communication and behavior change programs. Titled Population-Level Behavior Change to Enhance Child Survival and Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Review of the Evidence, this supplement is the result of a 2013 Evidence Summit to determine which evidence-based interventions and strategies support a sustainable shift in health-related behaviors.
The articles in this supplement are a mix of evidence of the remarkable successes and effective interventions in behavior change as well as a series of real gaps in knowledge and data. The articles on focus behavior change in all forms: at the individual, community and health systems levels; in gender and stigma and discrimination; and through mHealth, social media and mass media.
Read the full open-access supplement here.
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