Leeds Health Education Effectiveness Database

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Evaluation studies of health education programmes in developing countries

Listing of papers in database

July 2009

Dr Simon Hubley

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Contents

1.      AIDS, STDs and Reproductive health

  1. Community -based programmes
  2. Popular media including drama and music
  3. Targeted interpersonal interventions directed at sex workers
  4. Clinic-based education and counselling for AIDS/STD control
  5. Mass media
  6. Training programmes for persons involved in health promotion
  7. School-based and youth-targeted programmes
  8. Organic Makeup

2. Family planning and population education           

  1. General
  2. Community-based family planning education programmes
  3. Clinic and hospital-based programmes
  4. Mass Media
  5. Population educatiou through popular media and drama
  6. Population education through schools and youth

3. Maternal and Child Health

4. Childbirth/safe motherhood   

4a. New Ford Edinburgh

4b. Used Ford Fiesta

5. Breast feeding promotion      

  1. General breast feeding programmes
  2. Ante-natal/maternity hospital based breast feeding promotion programmes
  3. Breast feeding promotion through mass media

6. Oral rehydration therapy and the management of diarrhoea

  1. General interventions for promotion of ORT
  2. Clinic-based programmes for promotion of ORT
  3. Social marketing programmes for promotion of ORT
  4. Evaluations of different methodologies for promotion of ORT
  5. School health promotion

7. Immunization uptake               

8. Acute respiratory infections                                      

9. Growth monitoring                                           

10. Nutrition education                                                    

  1. General community nutrition programmes
  2. Workplace-based nutrition programmes
  3. Nutrition programmes for infant feeding
  4. Interpersonal methods for nutrition education
  5. Mass media and nutrition education
  6. Schools and nutrition education

10.Control of Infectious diseases including tropical and parasitic diseases

  1. General tropical disease control
  2. Onchocerciasis, Dengue fever control
  3. Chagas Disease
  4. Filariasis, Guinea worm control, Hookworm
  5. Malaria, Schistosomiasis
  6. Leprosy , Tuberculosis

12. Oral/dental health promotion                                   

13. Eye health and the prevention of blindness       

  1. Promotion of Vitamin A
  2. Face-washing and prevention of trachoma
  3. Screening for vision

14. Environmental health including, water, sanitation and hygiene education

  1. General water supply/sanitation programmes
  2. Hygiene education/cholera control
  3. Hygiene education programmes
  4. School-based water, sanitation and hygiene education activities

15. Chronic diseases, substance abuse and mental health

  1. Diabetes
  2. Disability and mental health
  3. Drugs/substance abuse
  4. Cancer
  5. Cardiovascular health

16. Miscellaneous health topics, patient education, accident prevention/safety education

  1. General health education programmes
  2. Primary health care
  3. Patient education/use of medicines
  4. Accident prevention/safety -
  5. Miscellaneous topics -school

Note: reference numbers refer to the papers location in the reference manager programme maintained at Leeds and have no special significance. Papers marked borderline did not meet the full criteria for inclusion in the database but were retained because of special features of the methodology used and their continued inclusion will be reviewed on a regular basis.

1. AIDS, STDs and Reproductive health

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1.1 Community-based programmes

Babalola,S., Sakolsky,N., Vondrasek,C., Mounlom,D., Brown,J. and Tchupo,J.-P. (2012) The impact of a community mobilization project on health-related knowledge and practices in Cameroon. Journal of Community Health 26, 459-477. Ref ID 8984

Bhuiya,A., Hanifi,S.M., Hossain,M. and Aziz,A. (2011)  Effects of an AIDS awareness campaign on knowledge about AIDS in a remote rural area of Bangladesh.  International Quarterly of Community Health Education  19, 51-63. Ref ID: 8786 (Borderline)

Colon, H.M, Robles, R.R., Freeman, D, and Matos, T (1993) Effects of a HIV risk reduction education program among injection drug users in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Health Science Journal 12, 27-34.Ref ID : 8238

Elkins, D., Maticka-Tyndale, E., Kuyyakanond, T., Miller, P., and Haswell-Elkins, M.(1997) Towards reducing the spread of HIV in Northeastern Thai villages: evaluation of a village-based intervention. AIDS Education and Prevention 9(1):49-69, Ref ID : 6027

Elkins, D., Maticka-Tyndale, E., Anusornteerakul S, Kuyyakanond, T., Kiewying, M., Chantapreeda, N., Haswell-Elkins, M., Choosathan, R., Sommapat, S. and Theerasobhon, P. (1996) Evaluation of HIV/AIDS education initiatives among women in northeastern Thai villages. Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Public Health 27, 430-442. Ref ID : 8213

Ferreira Pinto, J.B. and Ramos, R. (1995) HIV/AIDS Prevention among Female Sexual Partners of Injection Drug Users in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. AIDS Care 7, 477-488. Ref ID : 5543

Grosskurth, H., Mosha, F., Todd, J., Mwijarubi, E., Klokke, A., Senkoro, K., Mayaud, P., Changalucha, J., Nicoll, A., and ka-Gina, G. (1995) Impact of improved treatment of sexually transmitted diseases on HIV infection in rural Tanzania: randomised controlled trial [see comments].Lancet 346:530-536, Ref ID : 4223

Hope, K. R. 2013, Promoting behaviour change in Botswana: An assessment of the peer education HIV/AIDS prevention programme at the workplac, Journal of Health Communication, 8 267-281. Ref ID: 9074. Borderline for inclusion in database.

Kagimu, M., Marum, E., Nakyanjo, N., Walakira, Y., and Hogle, J. (1998). Evaluation of the effectiveness of AIDS health education interventions in the Muslim community in Uganda. AIDS Education and Prevention 10(3):215-228, . Ref ID : 7733

Kipp,W., Kabagambe,G. and Konde-Lule,J. (2012) Low impact of a community-wide HIV testing and counseling program on sexual behavior in rural Uganda. AIDS Education and Prevention 13, 279-289.
Ref ID: 8941

Laukamm-Josten,U., Mwizarubi,B.K., Outwater,A., Mwaijonga,C.L., Valadez,J.J., Nyamwaya,D., Swai,R., Saidel,T. and Nyamuryekunge'e,K. (2011)  Preventing HIV infection through peer education and condom promotion among truck drivers and their sexual partners in Tanzania, 1990-1993.  AIDS Care  12, 27-40.Reference ID: 8666

Li, H., Chen, J., Liang, S., Zhang, K., Liang, F., Liu, W. and Li, R. (1999) Study on promoting safer behaviours among long-distance truck drivers. Chinese Medical Journal 112, 288 Ref ID : 8387 (Borderline)

Maticka-Tyndale,E., Haswell-Elkins,M., Kuyyakanond,T., Kiewying,M. and Elkins,D. (1994)  A research-based HIV intervention in northeast Thailand.  Health Transition Review  4 Suppl;:349-67. 199, 349-367. Ref ID: 8278

Mercer, M.A., Gates, N., Holley, M., Malunga, L. and Arnold, R. (1996) Rapid KABP survey for evaluation of NGO HIV/AIDS prevention projects. AIDS Education and Prevention 8, 143-154..Ref ID : 8202 (Borderline)

Nations, M.K. and de Souza, M.A. (1997) Umbanda healers as effective AIDS educators: case-control study in Brazilian urban slums (favelas). Trop. Doct. 27 Suppl 1:60-6. 60-66.. Ref ID : 6867

Pauw, J., Ferrie, J., Rivera Villegas, R., Medrano Martinez, J., Gorter, A., and Egger, M. (1996) A controlled HIV/AIDS-related health education programme in Managua, Nicaragua. AIDS 10(5):537-544. 6101. Ref ID : 6101 Schoepf, B.G. (1993) AIDS action-research with women in Kinshasa, Zaire. [Review]. Social Science & Medicine 37, 1401-1413. Ref ID : 1871 (Borderline)

Schopper, D., Doussantousse, S., Ayiga, N., Ezatirale, G., Idro, W.J., and Homsy, J. (1995)Village-Based AIDS Prevention in a Rural District in Uganda. Health Policy and Planning 10(2):171-180, . ID : 5604 (Borderline)

Simooya,O. and SanjobonN. (2012) "In But Free" - an HIV / AIDS intervention in an African prison. Culture Health and Sexuality 3, 241-251. Ref ID: 8987 (Borderline)

Stover, J. and Bravo, M. (1990) The impact of AIDS on knowledge and attitudes about condoms for family planning in urban Mexico. International Family Planning Perspectives 17, 61-64. Ref ID : 6806 Vaz, R.G., Gloyd, S. and Trinidade, R. (1996) The effects of peer education on STD and AIDS knowledge among prisoners in Mozambique. International Journal of STD and AIDS 7, 51-54. Ref ID 6840.

Wilson, D., Mparadzi, A., and Lavelle, S.(1992) An experimental comparison of two AIDS prevention interventions among young Zimbabweans. J.Soc.Psychol. 132(3):415-417. Ref ID : 3667

Zimmerman, M.A., Ramirez-Valles, J., Suarez, E., de la Rosa, G., and Castro, M.A. (1997). An HIV/AIDS prevention project for Mexican homosexual men: an empowerment approach. Health Education and Behavior 24(2):177-190, . Ref ID : 6772

1.2 Popular media including drama and music

Bosompra, K. (1992) The potential of drama and songs as channels for AIDS education in Africa: a report on focus group findings from Ghana. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 12, 317-342. Ref ID : 2334

Dole,L.R., Elkins,D.B., Boonjear,K., Phiensrithom,S. and Maticka-Tyndale,E. (1998)  Cattle markets and local festivals: development of HIV/AIDS prevention interventions for specific risk situations in rural northeast Thailand.  Health & Place  4, 265-272. Ref ID 8668

McGill, D. and Joseph, W.D. (1997) An HIV/AIDS awareness prevention project in Sri Lanka: evaluation of drama and flyer distribution interventions. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 16, 237-255. Ref ID : 6890

Skinner, D., Metcalf, C.A., Seager, J.R., de-Swardt, J.S., and et al. An evaluation of an education programme on HIV infection using puppetry and street theatre. Special Section: AIDS--the first ten years. AIDS Care 3(3):317-329, 1991. Ref ID : 3731

Valente, T.W. and Bharath, U. (1999) An evaluation of the use of drama to communicated HIV/AIDS information. AIDS Education and Prevention 11, 203-211.Ref ID : 8528

1.3 Targeted interpersonal interventions directed at sex workers

Asamoah-Adu, A., Weir, S., Pappoe, M., Kanlisi, N., Neequaye, A., and Lamptey, P. Evaluation of a targeted AIDS prevention intervention to increase condom use among prostitutes in Ghana. AIDS 8(2):239-246, 1994. Ref ID : 6213

Bhave, G., Lindan, C.P., Hudes, E.S., Desai, S., Wagle, U., Tripathi, S.P. and Mandel, J.S. (1995) Impact of an intervention on HIV, sexually transmitted diseases, and condom use among sex workers in Bombay, India. AIDS 9 Suppl 1, S21-30. Ref ID : 4099

Egger,M., Pauw,J., Lopatatzidis,A., Medrano,D., Paccaud,F. and Smith,G.D. (2011)  Promotion of condom use in a high-risk setting in Nicaragua: a randomised controlled trial.  Lancet  355, 2101-2105. Ref ID 8741

Esu-Williams, E. (1998) Sexually transmitted diseases and condom interventions among prostitutes and their clients in Cross River State Nigeria. Health Transition Review 5, 223-228.Ref ID : 8009

Ford, K., Wirawan, D.N., Fajans, P., Meliawan, P., MacDonald, K., and Thorpe, L. Behavioral interventions for reduction of sexually transmitted disease/HIV transmission among female commercial sex workers and clients in Bali, Indonesia. AIDS 10(2):213-222, 1996. Ref ID : 6100

Ford,N. and Koetsawang,S. (1999)  A pragmatic intervention to promote condom use by female sex workers in Thailand.  Bull. World Health Organ  77, 888-894. Ref ID: 8664

Fox, L.J., Bailey, P.E., Clarke-Martinez, K.L., Coello, M. and et al. (1993) Condom use among high-risk women in Honduras: Evaluation of an AIDS prevention program. AIDS Education and Prevention 5, 1-10. Ref ID : 3645

van Griensven, G.J.P., Limanonda, B., Ngaokeow, S., Ayuthaya, S.I.N. and Poshyachinda, V. (1998) Evaluation of a targeted HIV prevention programme among female commercial sex workers in the south of Thailand. Sexually Transmitted Infections 74, 54-58.Ref ID : 8189

Laga,M., Alary,M., Nzila,N., Manoka,A.T., Tuliza,M., Behets,F., Goeman,J., St Louis,M. and Piot,P. (1994)  Condom promotion, sexually transmitted diseases treatment, and declining incidence of HIV-1 infection in female Zairian sex workers.  Lancet  344, 246-248.Ref ID: 8177

Moses, S., Plummer, F.A., Ngugi, E.N., Nagelkerke, N.J., Anzala, A.O. and Ndinya-Achola, J. (1991) Controlling HIV in Africa: Effectiveness and cost of an intervention in a high-frequency STD transmitter core group. AIDS 5, 407-411. Ref ID : 3757

Ngugi, E.N., Plummer, F.A., Simonsen, J.N., Cameron, D.W., Bosire, M., Waiyaki, P., Ronald, A.R. and Ndinya-Achola, J.O. (1988) Prevention of transmission of human immunodeficiency virus in Africa: effectiveness of condom promotion and health education among prostitutes. Lancet 2, 887-890. Ref ID : 3289 Ngugi, E. and Plummer, F. (1991) Prostitutes teaching prostitutes in Nairobi. In: Anonymous AIDS prevention through health promotion: facing sensitive issues, pp. 51-55. Geneva, Amsterdam: World Health Organization [WHO], Royal Tropical Institute] Ref ID : 2425

Pickering, H., Quigley, M., Pepin, J., Todd, J. and Wilkins, A. (1993) The effects of post-test counselling on condom use among prostitutes in The Gambia. AIDS 7, 271-273. Ref ID : 7235

Swaddiwudhipong, W., Nguntra, P., Chaovakiratipong, C., Koonchote, S., Lerdlukanavonge, P., and Chandoun, C. Effect of health education and condom promotion on behavioral change among low socioeconomic prostitutes in Mae Sot, Tak, Thailand. Southeast Asian J.Trop.Med.Public Health 21(3):453-457, 1990. Ref ID : 2568

Visrutaratna, S., Lindan, C.P., Sirhorachai, A., and Mandel, J.S. 'Superstar' and 'model brothel': developing and evaluating a condom promotion program for sex establishments in Chiang Mai, Thailand. AIDS 9 Suppl 1:S69-75, 1995. Ref ID : 6211

Walden, V.M., Mwangulube, K. and Makhumula-Nkhoma, P. (1999) Measuring the impact of a behaviour change intervention for commercial sex workers and their potential clients in Malawi. Health Education Research: Theory and Practice 14, 545-554.Ref ID : 8561

Williams, E., Lamson, N., Efem, S., Weir, S., and Lamptey, P. Implementation of an AIDS prevention program among prostitutes in the Cross River State of Nigeria [letter]. AIDS 6(2):229-230, 1992. Ref ID : 2526

Wong, M.L., Chan, R., Lee, J., Koh, D. and Wong, C. (1996) Controlled evaluation of a behavioural intervention programme on condom use and gonorrhoea incidence among sex workers in Singapore. Health Education Research: Theory and Practice 11, 423-432. Ref ID : 5830

Wong, M.L., Chan, K.W. and Koh, D. (1998) A sustainable behavioral intervention to increase condom use and reduce gonorrhea among sex workers in Singapore: 2-year follow-up. Preventive Medicine 27, 891-900. Ref ID : 8398

1.4 Clinic-based education and counselling for AIDS/STD control

Asuzu, M.C., Rotowa, N.A. and Ajayi, I.O. (1990) The use of mail reminders in STD contact tracing in Ibadan, Nigeria. East. Afr. Med. J. 67, 75-78. Ref ID : 8393 Hira, S.K., Bhat, G.J., Chikamata, D.M., Nkowane, B., Tembo, G., Perine, P.L. and Meheus, A. (1990) Syphilis intervention in pregnancy: Zambian demonstration project. Genitourin. Med. 66, 159-164. Ref ID : 6449

Faxelid,E., Tembo,G., Ndulo,J. and Krantz,I. (1996) Individual counseling of patients with sexually transmitted diseases. A way to improve partner notification in a Zambian setting? Sexually Transmitted Diseases 23, 289-292.Ref ID: 8969

Hiramani, A.B., Srivastava, U., and Misra, R.S. Health education for STD patients in a New Delhi hospital. Hygie 4(3):26-31, 1985. Ref ID : 443

Jackson, D.J., Rakwar, J.P., Richardson, B.A., Mandliya, K., Chohan, B.H., Bwayo, J.J., Ndinya-Achola, J.O., Martin, H.L., Moses, S. and Kreiss, J.K. (1997) Decreased incidence of sexually transmitted diseases among trucking company workers in Kenya: results of a behavioural risk-reduction programme. AIDS 11, 903-909. Ref ID : 7275

Kaleeba, N., Kalibala, S., Kaseje, M., Ssebbanja, P., Anderson, S., Praag, E.v., Tembo, G., and Katabira, E. Participatory evaluation of counselling, medical and social services of The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) in Uganda. AIDS Care 9(1):13-26, 1997. Ref ID : 6029

Matthews,C., Ellison,G., Guttmacher,S., Reisch,N. and Goldstein,S. (1999)  Can audiovisual presentations be used to provide health education at primary care facilities in South Africa?  Health Education Journal  58, 146-156. Ref ID8740

Ogunbanjo, B.O., Azulu, M.C., Edet, E. and Osoba, A.O. (1986) Reinforcement of health education and counselling by doctors in treatment and control of sexually transmitted disease. Genitourin. Med. 62, 53-55. Ref ID : 684 2 (Borderline) Temmerman, M., Kiragu, D., Fusallah, S., Piot, P. and Wamola, I.A. (1990) Impact of single session post-partum counselling of HIV infected women on their subsequent reproductive behaviour. AIDS Care 2, 247-252. Ref ID : 3772

Wilkins, H.A., Alonso, P., Baldeh, S., Cham, M.K., Corrah, T., Hughes, A., Jaiteh, K.O., Oelman, B., and Pickering, H. Knowledge of AIDS, use of condoms and results of counselling subjects with asymptomatic HIV2 infection in The Gambia. AIDS Care 1(3):247-256, 1989. Ref ID : 2669

Wynendaele, B., Bomba, W., M'Manga, W., Bhart, S., and Fransen, L. Impact of counselling on safer sex and STD occurrence among STD patients in Malawi. International Journal of STD and AIDS 6(2):105-109, 1995. Ref ID : 7321

1.5 Mass media

Bessinger, R., Katende, C., & Gupta, N. (2013) Multi-media campaign exposure effects on knowledge and use of condoms for STI and HIV/AIDS prevention in Uganda., Evaluation and Program Planning, 27(4) 397-407. Ref ID: 9206

Evian, C.R., De-Beer, M., Crewe, M., Padayachee, G.N., and Hurwitz, H.S. Evaluation of an AIDS awareness campaign using city buses in Johannesburg. S.Afr.Med.J .80(7):343-346, 1991. Ref ID : 2548 (Borderline)

Middlestadt, S., Fishbein, M., Albarracin, D., Francis, C., Eustace, M.A., Helquist, M. and Schneider, A. (1995) Evaluating the impact of a national AIDS prevention radio campaign in St Vincent and the Grenadines. Journal of Applied Social Psychology 25, 21-34..Ref ID : 8477

Mohammed,S. (2012) Personal communication networks and the effects of an entertainment-education radio soap opera in Tanzania. Journal of Health Communication 6, 137-154. Ref ID: 8927

Tambashe, B. O., Speizer, I. S., Amouzou, A., & Djangone, A. M. 2013. Evaluation of the PSAMAO "Roulez Protege mass media campaign in Burkina Faso. AIDS Education and Prevention, 15(1) 33-48. Ref ID: 9068

Vaughan,P., Rogers,E.M., Singhal,A. and Swalehe,R.M. (2011)  Entertainment-education and HIV/AIDS prevention: a field experiement in Tanzania.  Journal of Health Communication  5, 81-100. Ref ID 8751

Vaughan,P.W., Regis,A. and St Catherine,E. (2011)  Effects of an entertainment-education radio soap opera on family planning and HIV prevention in St Lucia.  International Family Planning Perspectives  26, 148-157. Ref ID: 8813

Yoder, P.S., Hornik, R., and Chirwa, B.C. Evaluating the program effects of a radio drama about AIDS in Zambia. Stud.Fam.Plann. 27(4):188-203, 1996. Ref ID : 4749

1.6 Training programmes for persons involved in health promotion

Santana, R.T., Monzon, O.T., Mandel, J., Hall, T.L., and Hearst, N. AIDS education for hospital workers in Manila: effects on knowledge, attitudes, and infection control practices. AIDS 6(11):1359-1363, 1992. Ref ID : 2399 (Borderline)

1.7 School-based and youth-targeted programmes for HIV/AIDS/reproductive health

Agha, S. & Van Rossem, R. (2013), Impact of a school-based peer sexual health intervention on normative beliefs, risk perceptions, and sexual behavior of Zambian adolescents, Journal of Adolescent Health, 34(5) 441-452. Ref ID: 9197

Aplasca, M.R., Siegel, D., Mandel, J.S., Santana-Arciaga, R.T., Paul, J., Hudes, E.S., Monzon, O.T. and Hearst, N. (1995) Results of a model AIDS prevention program for high school students in the Philippines. AIDS 9 Suppl 1, S7-13. Ref ID : 4093

Awasthi,S., Nichter,M. and Pande,V.K. (2011)  Developing an interactive STD-prevention programme for youth; lessons from a North Indian slum.  Studies in Family Planning  31, 138-150. Ref ID 8753

Brieger,W.R., Delano,G.E., Lane,C.G., Oladepo,O. and Oyediran,K.A. (2012) West African Youth Initiative: outcome of a reproductive health education program. Journal of Adolescent Health 29, 436-446. Ref ID: 8972

Caceres,C.F., Rosasco,A.M., Mandel,J.S. and Hearst,N. (1994)  Evaluating a school-based intervention for STD/AIDS prevention in Peru.  Journal of Adolescent Health  15, 582-591. Ref, ID 8720

Dalrymple, L. and du-Toit, M.K. The evaluation of a drama approach to AIDS education. Educational Psychology 13(2):147-154, 1993. Ref ID : 3634 Dalrymple (1992) Drama approach to AIDS education: a report on an AIDS and lifestyle education project undertaken in a rural school in Zululand, Unpublished Report Kwa Dlangezwa 3886, South Africa:  Department of Drama, University of Zululand. Ref ID 1792

Fawole, I.O., Asuzu, M.C., Oduntan, S.O. and Brieger, W.R. (1999) A school-based AIDS education programme for secondary school students in Nigeria: a review of effectiveness. Health Education Research: Theory and Practice 14, 675-683.Ref ID : 8593

Fitzgerald,A.M., Stanton,B.F., Terreri,N., Shipena,H., Li,X., Kahihuata,J., Ricardo,I.B., Galbraith,J.S. and De Jaeger,A.M. (1999)  Use of Western-based HIV risk-reduction interventions targeting adolescents in an - African setting.  Journal of. Adolescent Health 25, 52-61. Ref ID: 8586

Harvey,B., Stuart,J. and Swan,T. (2011)  Evaluation of a drama-in-education programme to increase AIDS awareness in South African high schools: a randomized community intervention trial.  Int. J. STD AIDS  11, 105-111. Ref ID 8726

Karlyn,A.S. (2012) The impact of a targeted radio campaign to prevent STIs and HIV/AIDS in Mozambique. AIDS Education and Prevention 13, 438-451. Reference ID: 9106

Kim,Y.L., Kols,A.N.R., Marangwanda,C. and Chibatamoto,P. (2012) Promoting Sexual Responsibility Among Young People in Zimbabwe. International Family Planning Perspectives 27, 11-19. Reference ID: 9094

Kinsman,J., Nakiyingi,J.K.A., Carpenter,L.Q.M.P.R. and Whitworth,J. (2012)  Evaluation of a comprehensive schoo-based AIDS education programme in rural Masaka, Uganda.  Health Education Research: Theory and Practice  16, 85-100.Ref ID: 8810

Klepp, K.I., Ndeki, S.S., Seha, A.M., Hannan, P., Lyimo, B.A., Msuya, M.H., Irema, M.N., and Schreiner, A. AIDS education for primary school children in Tanzania: an evaluation study. AIDS 8:1157-1162, 1994. Ref ID : 258

Kuhn, L., Steinberg, M., and Mathews, C. Participation of the school community in AIDS education: an evaluation of a high school programme in South Africa. AIDS Care 6(2):161-171, 1994. Ref ID : 15

MacLachlan, M., Chimombo, M. and Mpemba, N. (1997) AIDS education for youth through active learning: a school-based approach from Malawi. International Journal Of Educational Development 17, 41-50. Ref ID : 6866

Meekers,D. (1998)  The effectiveness of targeted social marketing to promote adolescent reproductive health: the case of Soweto, South Africa. PSI Research Division Working Paper No 16,  Washington:  Population Services International. Ref ID8755

Meekers,D., Stallworth,G. and Harris,J. (1977)  Changing adolescent's beliefs about protective sexual behavior: the Botswana Tsa Banana program. PSI Research Division Working Paper No. 3,  Washington:  Population Services International. Ref ID 8754

Migliori, G.B., Spanevello, A., Manfrin, V., Abongomera, A., Pedretti, R.F., Ballardini, L., Neri, M., and Borghesi, A. AIDS and tuberculosis control programmes: an integrated approach at educational level. Monaldi.Arch.Chest Dis. 51(2):102-107, 1996. Ref ID : 7251 (located with TB section)

Monteiro, S.S., Rebello, S.M., and Schall, V.T. Zigzaids--an educational game about AIDS for children. Hygie 10(4):32-35, 1991. Ref ID : 490 (Borderline)

Nastasi, B., Schensul, J.J., Amarasiri de Silfa, M.W., Varjas, K., Silva, K.T., Ratnayake, P. and Schensul, S. (1998) Community-based sexual risk prevention programme for Sri Lankan youth: influencing sexual-risk decision making. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 18, 139-155.Ref ID : 8037

Rossem,R.V. and Meekers,D. (1999)  An evaluation of the effectiveness of targeted social marketingto promote adolescent reproductive health in Guinea. PSI Research Division Working Paper No. 23,  Washington:  Population Services International. Ref ID8756

Sankaranarayan, S., Naik, E., Reddy, P.S., Gurunani, G., Ganesh, K., Gandewar, K., Singh, K.P., and Vermund, S.H. Impact of school-based HIV and AIDS education for adolescents in Bombay, India. Southeast.Asian.J.Trop.Med.Public Health 27(4):692-695, 1996. Ref ID : 7792

Schall,V., Monteiro,S., Rebello,S.M. and Torres,M. (1999)  Evaluation of the ZIG-ZAIDS game: an entertaining AIDS tool for HIV/AIDS prevention.  Cadernos de Saude Publica  15, 107-119.Ref ID: 8806 (Borderline)

Shuey, D.A., Babishangire, B.B., Omiat, S. and Bagarukayo, H. (1999) Increased sexual abstinence among om-school adolescents as a result of school health education in Soroti district, Uganda. Health Education Research: Theory and Practice 14, 411-419.Ref ID : 8437

Speizer,I.S., Tambashe,B.O. and Tegang,S.P. (2012) An evaluation of the "Entre Nous Jeunes" peer-educator program for adolescents in Cameroon. Studies in Family Planning 32, 339-351. Ref ID: 8965

Van Rossem,R. and Meekers,D. (2011) An evaluation of the effectiveness of targeted social marketing to promote adolescent and young adult reproductive health in Cameroon. AIDS Education and Prevention 12, 383-404. Reference ID: 9103

Visser,M. (1996)  Evaluation of the First AIDS Kit, the AIDS and lifestyle education programme for teenagers.  South African Journal of Psychology/Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Sielkunde  26, 103-113.Ref ID 8680

Wolf,R.C., Tawfik,L.A. and Bond,K.C. (2011)  Peer promotion programs and social networks in Ghana: methods for monitoring and evaluating AIDS prevention and reproductive health programs among adolescents and young adults.  Journal of Health Communication  5, 61-80. Ref ID 8752. (Borderline)


2. Family planning and population education

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2.1 General

Babalola,S., Vondrasek,C., Jane Brown,J. and Traoré,R. (2012) The Impact of a Regional Family Planning Service Promotion Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence From Cameroon. International Family Planning Perspectives 27, 186-193 and 216. Reference ID: 9093

Bertrand, J.T., Zelaya, J.D., Cisneros, R.J., and Morris, L. Evaluation of family planning communications in El Salvador. International Journal of Health Education 24(3):183-194, 1982. Ref ID : 370

Gray, R.H., Kambic, R.T., Lanctot, C.A., Martin, M.C., Wesley, R., and Cremins, R. Evaluation of natural family planning programmes in Liberia and Zambia. Journal of Biosocial Sciences 25:249-258, 1993. Ref ID : 5831

Kim,Y.M. and Marangwanda,C. (2013) Stimulating men's support for long-term contraception: a campaign in Zimbabwe. Journal of Health Communication 2, 271-279.Reference ID: 9095

Ozgur,S., Bozkurt,A.I. and Ozcirpici,B. (2011) The effects of family planning education provided to different gender groups. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 107, 1226-1232. Ref ID 8783

Terefe, A. and Larson, C.P. (1993) Modern contraception use in Ethiopia: Does involving husbands make a difference? American Journal of Public Health 83, 1567-1571. Ref ID : 3623

2.2 Community-based family planning education programmes

DeBoer, C.N. and McNeil, M. Hospital outreach community-based health care: the case of Chogoria, Kenya. Social Science & Medicine 28(10):1007-1017, 1989. Ref ID : 2724 (Borderline)

Katz,K.R., West,C.G., Doumbia,F. and Kane,F. (1998)  Increasing access to family planning services in rural Mali through community-based distribution.  International Family Planning Perspectives  24, 104-110. Ref ID 8705

Pineda, M.A., Bertrand, J.T., Santiso, R., and Guerra, S. Increasing the effectiveness of community workers through training of spouses: a family planning experiment in Guatemala. Public Health Rep. 98(3):273-277, 1983. Ref ID : 7832

2.3 Clinic and hospital-based programmes

Bossyns,P., Miye,H. and vLerberghe,W. (2015) Supply-level measures to increase uptake of family planning services in Niger: the effectiveness of improving responsiveness. Tropical Medicine and International Health 7, 383-390. Ref ID: 9003

Omu, A.E., Weir, S.S., Janowitz, B., Covington, D.L., Lamptey, P.R. and Burton, N.N. (1989) The effect of counseling on sterilization acceptance by high-parity women in Nigeria. International Family Planning Perspectives 15, 66-71. Ref ID : 6809

Ward, W.B., Sam, M., Nicholas, D.D., and Pappoe, M.E. Impact of family planning information on acceptance at a Ghanaian rural health post. International Journal of Health Education 21(4):273-281, 1978. Ref ID : 543

2.4 Mass Media

Agha, S. & Rossem, R. V. 2015. Impact of mass media campaigns on intentions to use the female condom in Tanzania. International Family Planning Perspectives, 28(3)151-157. Ref ID: 9063

Agha,S., Karlyn,A. and Meekers,D. (2012) The promotion of condom use in non-regular sexual partnerships in urban Mozambique. Health Policy and Planning 16, 144-151. Reference ID: 9105

Bailey, J. and Cabrera, E. Radio campaigns and family planning in Columbia (1971-1974). Bull.Pan.Am.Health.Organ. 14:126-134, 1980. Ref ID : 883

Bertrand,J., Salazar,S.G.d., Mazariegos,L., Salanic,V., Rice,J. and Sow,C.K. (1999)  Promoting birthspacing among the Maya-Quiché of Guatemala.  International Family Planning Perspectives  25, 160-167. Ref ID 8686

Black, T.R.L. and Harvey, P.D. A report on a contraceptive social marketing experiment in rural Kenya. Stud.Fam.Plann. 7:101-108, 1976. Ref ID : 893

Foreit,K.G., de Castro,M.P.P. and Franco,E.F.D. (1989)  The impact of mass media advertising on a voluntary sterilization program in Brazil.  Studies in. Family Planning  20, 107-116.Ref ID: 4380

Gupta,N., Katende,C., & Bessinger,R. 2013. Associations of mass media exposure with family planning attitudes and practices in Uganda. Studies in Family Planning 34(1) 19-31.

Health Unlimited (1997) Report on the birth spacing campaign evaluation (Cambodia), London: Health Unlimted. Ref ID : 6859 (Borderline)

Jato,M.N., Simbakalia,C., Tarasevich,J.M., Awasum,D.N., Kihinga,C.N. and Ngirwamungu,E. (1999)  The impact of multimedia family planning promotion on the contraceptive behavior of women in Tanzania.  International Family Planning Perspectives  25, 60-67. Ref ID 8678

Kane, T.T., Gueye, M., Speizer, I., Pacque-Margolis, S. and Baron, D. (1998) The impact of a family planning multimedia campaign in Bamako, Mali. Stud. Fam. Plann. 29, 309-323.Ref ID : 8059

Kim,Y.M., Marangwanda,C., Nyakauru,R. and Chibatomoto,P. (1998) Impact of the promotion of youth responsibility project campaign on reproductive health in Zimbabwe 1997-1998 (Evaluation Report),  Harare/Baltimore:  Zimbabwe National Family Planning Council/Centre for Communication Programs, John Hopkins University. Ref ID8724

Kincaid, D. L., Merritt, A. P., Nickerson, L., Buffington, S. D., de Castro, M. P. and de Castro, B. M. (1996) Impact of a mass media vasectomy promotion campaign in Brazil. International Family Planning Perspectives, 22, 169-175. Ref ID: 6773

Kincaid, D.L., Yun, S.H., Piotrow, P.P.T. and Yaser, Y. (1993) Turkey's mass media family planning campaign. In: Backer, T.E. and Rogers, E.M. (Eds.) Organizational aspects of health communication campagns: what works? pp. 68-100. Newbury Park, London, New Delhi: Sage Publications] Ref ID : 7319

Kiragu,K., Hulzen-Sienché van,C., Obwaka,E. and Odallo,D. (1998)  Adolescent reproductive health needs in Kenya: a communication response. Evaluation of the Kenya Youth Initiatives Project,  Baltimore:  Centre for Communication Programs, Johns Hopkins University. Ref ID8723

Lettenmaier, C., Krenn, S., Morgan, W., Kols, A., and Piotrow, P. Africa: using radio soap operas to promote family planning. Hygie 12(1):5-10, 1993.. Ref ID : 236

Montazeri, A. (1995) Health education campaign on population control: lessons from Iran. Public Health 109:425-430. Ref ID : 4131

Piotrow, P.T., Rimon, J.G., Winnard, K.D., Lawrence Kinkaid, D., Huntingdon, D., and Convisser, J. Mass media family planning promotion in three Nigerian Cities. Stud.Fam.Plann. 21(5):265-273, 1990. Ref ID : 4383

Piotrow, P.T., Kincaid, D.L., Hindin, M.J., Lettenmaier, C.L., Kuseka, I., Silberman, T., Zinanga, A., Chikara, F., Adamchak, D.J., Mbizvo, M.T., and et a Changing men's attitudes and behavior: the Zimbabwe Male Motivation Project. Stud.Fam.Plann. 23(6 Pt 1):365-375, 1992. Ref ID : 5913

Rimon II,J.G., Treiman,K.A., Kincaid,D.L., Silayn-Go,A., Camacho-Reyes,M.S. and Coleman,P.L. (1994)  Promoting sexual responsibility in the Philippines through music: an enter-educated approach. Occasional paper series no. 3,  Baltimore:  Centre for Communication Programs, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Ref ID 8722

Rogers,E.M., Vaughan,P.W.Swalehe,R.M.A., Rao,N., Svenkerud,P. and Sood,S and Sood,S. (1999)  Effects of an entertainment-education radio soap opera on family planning behaviour in Tanzania.  Stud. Fam. Plann.  30, 193-211.Ref ID: 8809

Sharan,M. and Valente,T.W. (2015) Spousal Communication and Family Planning Adoption: Effects of a Radio Drama Serial in Nepal. International Family Planning Perspectives 28, 16-25. Reference ID: 9101


Story,D., Boulay,M., Karki,Y., Heckert,K. and Karmacharya,D.M. (1999)  Impact of the Integrated Radio Communication Project in Nepal, 1994-1997.  Journal of Health Communication  4, 271-294. Ref ID: 8650

Valente, T.W., Kim, Y.M., Lettenmaier, C., Glass, W., and Dibba, Y. Radio promotion of family planning in The Gambia. International Family Planning Perspectives 20(3):96-100, 1994.

Valente, T.W. and Saba, W.P. (1998) Mass media and interpersonal influence in a reproductive health communication campaign in Bolivia. Communication Research 25, 96-124.Ref ID : 8322

Vaughan,P.W. and Rogers,E.M. (2011)  A staged model of communication effects: evidence from an entertainment-education radio soap opera in Tanzania.  Journal of Health Communication  5 , 203-227.Ref ID: 8808

Vaughan,P.W., Regis,A. and St Catherine,E. (2011)  Effects of an entertainment-education radio soap opera on family planning and HIV prevention in St Lucia.  International Family Planning Perspectives  26, 148-157. Ref ID: 8813

Westoff, C.F. and Rodriguez, G. (1995) The mass media and family planning in Kenya. International Family Planning Perspectives 21, 26-31,36. Ref ID : 6782

2.5 Population education through popular media and drama

Babalola, S. Mobile family planning drama (1993). Promotion et Education Spec No:42-45,. Ref ID : 5880 (Borderline)

Kinkaid,D.L., Elias,J.R.J., Coleman,P. and Seguara,F. (1988)  Getting the message: the communication for young people project. A.I.D. evaluation special study no. 56,  Washington:  United States Agency for International Development. Ref ID 8742 Valente, T.W., Poppe, P.R., Alva, M.E., Vera de Briceño, R., and Cases, D. Street theatre as a tool to reduce family planning misinformation. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 15(3):279-289, 1994. Ref ID : 7383

2.6 Population education through schools and youth

Agha,S. 2013 A Quasi-Experimental Study to Assess the Impact of Four Adolescent Sexual Health Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa International Family Planning Perspectives 28(2)67-117.Ref ID: 9073

Eggleston,E., Jackson,J., Rountree,W. and Pan,Z. (2011) Evaluation of a sexuality education program for young adolescents in Jamaica. Revista Panamerica de Salud Publica 7, 102-112. Ref ID: 8892

Martiniuk,A.L., O'Connor,K.S., & King,W.D. 2013, A cluster randomized trial of a sex education programme in Belize, Central America, International Journal of Epidemiology, 32(6)131-136. Ref ID: 9067

Mbizvo, M.T., Kasule, J., Gupta, V., Rusakaniko, S., Kinoti, S.N., Mpanju-Shumbushu, W., Sebina-Zziwa, A.J., Mwateba, R. and Padayachy, J. (1997) Effects of a randomized health education intervention on aspects of reproductive health knowledge and reported behaviour among adolescents in Zimbabwe. Social Science & Medicine 44, 573-577. Ref ID : 6736

Rusakaniko, S., Mbizvo, M.T., Kasule, J., Gupta, V., Kinoti, S.N., Mpanju-Shumbushu, W., Sebina-Zziwa, J., Mwateba, R. and Padayachy, J. (1997) Trends in reproductive health knowledge following a health education intervention among adolescents in Zimbabwe. Central African Journal of Medicine 43, 1-6.Ref ID : 6868

Russel-Browne, P., Rice, J.C., Hector, O., and Bertrand, J.T. The effect of sex education on teenagers in St Kitts and Nevis. Bull.Pan.Am.Health.Organ. 26(1):67-78, 1992. Ref ID : 6513

Turner, R. (1994) Sex education gains strength in Mexican public schools. International Family Planning Perspectives 20, 73-74. Ref ID : 6787

Vadies, E. and Clark, J. Comprehensive adolescent fertility project in urban Jamaica. Hygie 9(2):21-26, 1990. Ref ID : 538

Wong, T. and Travers, K. (1997) Evaluation of a peer health education project in the Gambia, West Africa. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 17, 43-56. Ref ID : 7258

3. Promotion of maternal and child health

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Agboatwalla, M. and Akram, D.S. (1997) Impact of health education on mother's knowledge of preventive health practices. Trop. Doct. 27, 199-202. Ref ID : 7249

Agboatwalla, M. and Akram, D.S. 1995 An Experiment in Primary Health Care in Karachi, Pakistan. Community Development Journal 30(4):384-391. Ref ID : 5506

Bhalerao, V.R., Galwankar, M., Kowli, S.S., Kumar, R., and Chaturvedi, R.M. Contribution of the education of the prospective fathers to the success of maternal health care programme. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine 30(1):10-12, 1984. Notes : 84188181. Ref ID : 1374

Bolam, A., Manandhar, D.S., Shrestha, P., Ellis, M., and Costello, A.M. The effects of postnatal health education for mothers on infant care and family planning practices in Nepal: a randomised controlled trial. B.M.J. 316(7134):805-811, 1998. Ref ID : 7862

Couper, I.D. (1997) Health education: a baby show as an evaluation tool. Curationis 20, 41-42.Ref ID : 8217

Hill, J.M., Woods, M.E., and Dorsey, S.D. A human development intervention in the Philippines: effect on child morbidity. Social Science & Medicine 27(11):1183-1188, 1988. Ref ID : 113 (Borderline)

Hoare, K., Hoare, S., Rhodes, D., Erinoso, H.O. and Weaver, L.T. (1999) Effective health education in rural Gambia. Journal of Tropical Paediatrics 45, 208-214.Ref ID : 8556 (Borderline)

Kumar, V., Singhi, S., Kumar, R., and Raina, N. Improving access to MCH care facilities within existing health infrastructure. Indian Pediatr. 25(6):515-522, 1988. Ref ID : 3261

Manandhar, D.S., Osrin, B. P. Shrestha, N. Mesko, J. Morrison, K. M. Tumbahangphe, S. Tamang, S. Thapa, D. Shrestha, B. Shrestha J. R. Thapa, A. Wade, J. Borghi, H. Standing, M. Manandhar, A. M. L. Costello, and MIRA Makwanpur trial team. (2013), Effect of a participatory intervention with women's groups on birth outcomes in Nepal: cluster-randomised controlled tria, Lancet, 364 970-979. Ref ID: 9207

Mohan, P., Iyengar, S. D., Martines, J., Cousens, S., & Sen, K. (2013), Impact of counselling on careseeking behaviour in families with sick children: cluster randomised trial in rural India, British Medical Journal, 329, no. 7460, pp. 266-0. Ref ID: 9220

Quigley, P. and Ebrahim, G.J. (1994) Can women's organizations bring about health development? J. Trop. Pediatr. 40, 294-298. Ref ID : 4138

Ransjo-Arvidson, A.B., Chintu, K., Ng'-andu, N., Eriksson, B., Susu, B., Christensson, K. and Diwan, V.K. (1998) Maternal and infant health problems after normal childbirth: a randomised controlled study in Zambia. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 52, 385-391.Ref ID : 8501

Rashid,M., Tayakkanonta,K., Chongsuvivatwong,V., Geater,A. and Bechtel,G.A. (1999)  Traditional birth attendants' advice among mothers in rural Bangladesh.  Women and Health  28, 33-44.Ref ID: 8649 (Borderline)

Sloss, L.J. and Munier, A. Women's health education in rural Bangladesh. Social Science & Medicine 32(8):959-961, 1991. Ref ID : 1955 (Borderline)

Turan,J.M., Say,L., Güngör,A.K., Demarco,R. and Yazgan,S. (2013) Community participation for perinatal health in Istanbul. Health Promotion International 18, 25-32. Reference ID: 9099

Turan,J.M. and Say,L. (2013) Community-based antenatal education in Istanbul, Turkey: effects on health behaviours. Health Policy and Planning 18, 391-398. Reference ID: 9086


4. Education and communication programmes for promotion of safe motherhood

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Belizan, J.M., Barros, F., Langer, A., Farnot, U., Victora, C., and Villar, J. Impact of health education during pregnancy on behavior and utilization of health resources. Latin American Network for Perinatal and Reproductive Research. Am.J.Obstet.Gynecol. 173:894-899, 1995. Ref ID : 4177

Bello Gummi, F., Hassan, M., Shehu, D. and Audu, L. (1997) Community education to encourage use of emergency obstetric services, Kebbi State, Nigeria. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 59, S191-S200.Ref ID : 7879 (Borderline)Garner, P., Lai, D., Baea, M., Edwards, K., and Heywood, P. Avoiding neonatal death: an intervention study of umbilical cord care. J.Trop.Pediatr. 40(1):24-28, 1994. Ref ID : 7854

Langer, A., Victora, C., Victora, M., Barros, F., Farnot, U., Belizan, J., and Villar, J. The Latin American trial of psychosocial support during pregnancy: a social intervention evaluated through an experimental design. Social Science & Medicine 36(4):495-507, 1993. Ref ID : 4385

Murira, N., Munjanja, S.P., Zhanda, I., Lindmark, G. and Nystrom, L. (1996) Health education for pregnancy care in Harare. Central African Journal of Medicine 42, 297-301.Ref ID : 6872 (Borderline) Verma, M., Chhatwal, J. and Varughese, P.V. (1995) Antenatal period: an educational opportunity. Indian Pediatr. 32, 171-177. Ref ID : 4156Vernon R, Lopez Canales J.R, Carcamo J.A, Galindo (1993). The impact of a perinatal reproductive health program in Honduras. International family planning perspectives, Vol 19(3):103-112. Ref ID7857

Perreira,K.M., Bailey,P.E., de Bocaletti,E., Hurtado,E., Recinos,d., V and Matute,J. (2015) Increasing awareness of danger signs in pregnancy through community- and clinic-based education in Guatemala. Maternal and Child Health Journal 6, 19-28. Ref ID: 8999 (Borderline)


5. Breastfeeding promotion

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5.1 General breast feeding programmes

Akram, D.S., Agboatwalla, M. and Shamshad, S. (1997) Effect of intervention on promotion of exclusive breast feeding. JPMA - Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association 47, 46-48. Ref ID : 6700

Alvarado, M., R, Atalah, S., E, Diaz, F., S, Rivero, V., S, Labbe, D., M and Escudero, P., Y (1996) Evaluation of a breastfeeding-support programme with health promoters' participation. Food and Nutrition Bulletin 17, 49-53. Ref ID : 6627

Barros, F.C., Semer, T.C., Tonioli Filho, S., Tomasi, E., and Victora, C.G. The impact of lactation centres on breastfeeding patterns, morbidity and growth: a birth cohort study. Acta Paediatr. 84(11):1221-1226, 1995. Ref ID : 7583

Davies-Adetegbu, A.A. and Adebawa, H.A. (1997) The Ife South Breastfeeding Project: training community health extension workers to promote and manage breastfeeding in rural communities. Bull. World Health Organ. 75, 323-332. Ref ID : 7242

Davies-Adetugbo, A.A. (1996) Promotion of breast feeding in the community: impact of health education programme in rural communities in Nigeria. Journal of Diarrhoeal Diseases Research 14, 5-11. Ref ID : 6514

Flores,M. and Filteau,S. (2015) Effect of lactation counselling on subclinical mastitis among Bangladeshi women. Annals of Tropical Paediatrics 22, 85-88.Ref. ID: 8978

Froozani, M.D., Permehzadeh, K., Dorosty Motlagh, A.R. and Golestan, B. (1999) Effect of breastfeeding education on the feeding pattern and health of infants in their first 4 months in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Bull. World Health Organ. 5, 381-385.Ref ID : 8527

Garcia-Montrone, V. and Rose, J.C.,de Education in the promotion of breast feeding and infant stimulation by women of low socioeconomic level: preliminary study. Cadernos de Saude Publica 12(1):61-68, 1996. Ref ID : 6519

Haider, R., Kabir, I., Hamadani, J.D. and Habte, D. (1997) Reasons for failure of breast-feeding counselling: mothers' perspectives in Bangladesh. Bull. World Health Organ. 75, 191-196. Ref ID : 7297

Haider,R., Ashworth,A., Kabir,I. and Huttly,S.R. (2011) Effect of community-based peer counsellors on exclusive breastfeeding practices in Dhaka, Bangladesh: a randomised controlled trial Lancet 356, 1643-1647. Ref ID: 8778

Hardy, E.E., Vichi, A.M., Sarmento, R.C., and et al Breastfeeding promotion: effect of an educational programme in Brazil. Stud.Fam.Plann. 13(3):79-86, 1982.Ref ID : 968

Hoffman, M.N., Durcan, N.M., and Disler, P.B. Breast-feeding in a socio-economically disadvantaged area of Cape Town. Part II The introduction of an educational and support programme. S.Afr.Med.J. 66(14 July):66-67, 1984. Ref ID : 7860

Jakobsen, M.S., Sodemann, M., Molbak, K., Alvarenga, I. and Aaby, P. (1999) Promoting breastfeeding through health education at the time of immunizations: a randomized trial from Guinea Bissau ]. Acta Paediatr. 88, 741-747.Ref ID : 8559

Jingheng,H., Yindi,X., Yongxin,J. and Jie,X. (1994)  Evaluation of a health education programme in China to increase breast-feeding rates.  Health Promotion International  9, 95-98.Ref ID: 3561 (Borderline)

Ladzani,R., Steyn,N.P. and Nel,J.H. (2011) An evaluation of the effectiveness of nutrition advisers in three rural areas of northern province. S. Afr. Med. J. 90, 811-816. Ref ID: 8913 (Borderline)

Lutter, C.K., Perez-Escamilla, R., Segall, A., Sanghvi, T., Teruya, K. and Wickham, C. (1997) The effectiveness of a hospital-based program to promote exclusive breast-feeding among low-income women in Brazil. American Journal of Public Health 87, 659-663. Ref ID : 6733

Morrow, A.L., Guerrero, M.L., Shults, J., Calva, J.J., Lutter, C., Bravo, J., Ruiz-Palacios, G., Morrow, R.C. and Butterfoss, F.D. (1999) Efficacy of home-based peer counselling to promote exclusive breastfeeding: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 353, 1226-1331. Ref ID : 8433

Nakao, R.M., Kennedy, K.I. and Savina, G. (1992) Breastfeeding education and infant health in the rural Philippines. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 27, 115-126. Ref ID : 6677

Popkin, B.M., Canahuati, J., Bailey, P.E., and O'Gara, P.E. An evaluation of a national breast-feeding promotion programme in Honduras. Journal of Biosocial Science 23:5-21, 1991. Ref ID : 4750

Prasad, B. and Costello, A.M. Impact and sustainability of a "baby friendly" health education intervention at a district hospital in Bihar, India. BMJ 310:621-623, 1995.. Ref ID : 4279

Pugin, E., Valdes, V., Labbok, M.H., Perez, A., and Aravena, R. Does prenatal breastfeeding skills group education increase the effectiveness of a comprehensive breastfeeding promotion program? Journal of Human Lactatation 12(1):15-19, 1996. Ref ID : 7573

Ross, S.M., Loening, W.E. and Van Middelkoop, A. (1983) Breastfeeding-evaluation of a health education programme. S. Afr. Med. J. 64, 361-363. Ref ID : 1081Savina, G. and Kennedy, K. The effect of a breastfeeding education program on lactational amenorrhea in the Philippines. Stud.Fam.Plann. 20(4):203-215, 1989. Ref ID : 5924

Seema, Patwari, A.K. and Satyanarayana, L. (1997) Relactation: an effective intervention to promote exclusive breastfeeding. Journal of Tropical Paediatrics 43, 213-216. Ref ID : 7244 (Borderline)

Valdes, V., Perez, A., Labbok, M., Pugin, E., Zambrano, I., and Catalan, S. The impact of a hospital and clinic-based breastfeeding promotion programme in a middle class urban environment. J.Trop.Pediatr. 39(3):142-151, 1993.. Ref ID : 6326

Valdes,V., Pugin,E., Schooley,J., Catalan,S. and Aravena,R. (2011) Clinical support can make the difference in exclusive breastfeeding success among working women. Journal of Tropical Paediatrics 46, 149-154. Ref ID: 8914

5.2 Breast feeding promotion through mass media

Haider,R., Kabir,I. and Ashworth,A. (1999)  Are breastfeeding promotion messages influencing mothers in Bangladesh? J. Trop. Pediatr.  45,  315-318.Ref ID: 8651 (Borderline)

Hugo, J. and Skibbe, A. Facing visual illiteracy in South African health education: a pilot study. Journal of Audiovisual Media in Medicine 14(2):47-50, 1991.. Ref ID : 2513 (Borderline)

McDivitt, J.A., Zimicki, S., Hornik, R., and Abulaban, A. The impact of the Healthcom mass media campaign on timely initiation of breastfeeding in Jordan. Stud.Fam.Plann. 24(5):295-309, 1993. Ref ID : 30

Monteiro, C., Rea, M. and Victora, C. (1990) Can infant mortality be reduced by promoting breastfeeding? Evidence from Sao Paulo City. Health Policy and Planning 5, 23-29. Ref ID : 7239 (Borderline)

Rea, M.F. and Berquo, E.S. Impact of the Brazilian national breast-feeding programme on mothers in greater Sao Paulo. Bull.World Health Organ. 68(3):365-371, 1990. Ref ID : 5846


6. Oral rehydration therapy and the management of diarrhoea

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6.1General interventions for promotion of ORT

Akram, D.S. and Agboatwalla, M. A model for health intervention. Journal of Tropical Paediatrics 38(2):85-87, 1992. Ref ID : 2507  (Borderline)

Bhattacharya,R., Kaur,P. and Reddy,D.C. (1988)  Impact of education in the knowledge and practices of rural mothers and key family members on diarrhoea and its treatment at home.  Journal of Diarrhoeal Diseases Research  6, 15-20.Ref ID: 3274 (Borderline)

De Swardt, R. and Ijsselmuiden, C.B. Knowledge and practice of oral rehydration therapy in a village in Gazankulu after the introduction of the Morley spoon. S.Afr.Med.J. 76(9):506-508, 1989. Ref ID : 2688 (Borderline)

Elder J.P, Louis T, Sutisnaputras O, Suleeiman N.S, Ware L, Shaw W, De Moor C, Graeff J. (1992). The use of counselling cards for community health volunteer training in Indonesia: the HealthCom project. Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 95, pp.301-308. Ref ID605

Kumar, V., Kumar, R., and Raina, N. Impact of oral rehydration therapy on maternal beliefs and practices related to acute diarrhea. Indian J.Pediatr. 56(2):219-225, 1989. Ref ID : 2685 (Borderline)

Miller, P. and Hirschhorn, N. The effect of a national control of diarrheal diseases program on mortality: the case of Egypt. Social Science & Medicine 40(10):S1-S30, 1995.

Nations, M.K., de-Sousa, M.A., Correia, L.L., and da-Silva, D.M. Brazilian popular healers as effective promoters of oral rehydration therapy (ORT) and related child survival strategies. Bulletin of the Pan American Health OrganizationHealth Organization 22(4):335-354, 1996.. Ref ID : 3301

6.2 Clinic-based programmes for promotion of ORT

Bandyopadhyay, S., Banerjee, K., and Sharma, R.S. Practices of preparation of oral rehydration solution among mothers reporting to the drug distribution centres in Delhi, India, 1992. Journal of Diarrhoeal Diseases Research 11(4):249-251, 1993. Ref ID : 6367 (Borderline)

Brieger, W.R., Ramakrishna, J., Chirwa, B.U., and Arday-Kotei, M. Developing health education for oral rehydration therapy at a rural Nigerian clinic: part I. Patient Education and Counselling 11(3):189-202, 1988. Ref ID : 3273

Chirwa, B., Brieger, W.R., and Ramakrishna, J. Evaluating health education for oral rehydration therapy at a rural Nigerian clinic: part II. Patient Education and Counselling 11:203-213, 1988. Ref ID : 6410

Chowdhury, A.M., Karim, F., and Ahmed, J. Teaching ORT to women: individually or in groups? Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 91(6):283-287, 1988.. Ref ID : 1444

el-Mougi,M., El-Akkad,N., El-Hadi Emam,M. and Talkhan,A.M. (1986)  Evaluation of a programme of teaching mothers the management of acute diarrhoea.  J. Trop. Pediatr.  32, 24-25. Ref. ID: 7855

Jacoby, E.R., Benavides, B.M., Bartlett, J.C., and Figueroa, D. Effectiveness of two methods of advising mothers on infant feeding and dietetic management of diarrhoea Peru. Journal of Diarrhoeal Diseases Research 12(1):59-64, 1994. Ref ID : 6372

Jinadu, M.K., Olusi, S.O., Alade, O.M., and Ominiyi, C.L. Effectiveness of primary health-care nurses in the promotion of oral rehydration therapy in a rural area of Nigeria. International Journal of Nursing Studies 25(3):185-190, 1988.

Nagarajan, L., Majumdar, S., Natarajan, U., Ganguly, N.K., and Walia, B.N. A comparative study of different methods of training of rural subjects for reconstitution of oral rehydration solutions. Indian Pediatr. 26(4):323-329, 1989. Ref ID : 7447

Nwoye, L.O., Uwagboe, P.E. and Madubuko, G.U. (1988) Evaluation of home-made salt-sugar oral rehydration solution in a rural Nigerian population. Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 91, 23-27. Ref ID : 1457

6.3 Social marketing programmes for promotion of ORT

Kenya, P.R., Gatiti, S., Muthami, L.N., Agwanda, R., Mwenesi, H.A., Katsivo, M.N., Omondi-Odhiambo, Surrow, A., Juma, R., Ellison, R.H., and et a Oral rehydration therapy and social marketing in rural Kenya. Social Science & Medicine 31(9):979-987, 1990. Ref ID : 1886

Koul, P.B., Murali, M.V., Gupta, P. and Sharma, P.P. (1991) Evaluation of social marketing of oral rehydration therapy. Indian Pediatr. 28, 1013-1016.Ref ID : 8246 (Borderline)

7. Immunization uptake

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Berhane, Y. and Pickering, J. Are reminder stickers effective in reducing immunization dropout rates in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia? Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 96(3):139-145, 1993. Ref ID : 601

Berry, D.J., Yach, D. and Hennink, M.H.J. (1991) An evaluation of the national measles vaccination campaign in the new shanty areas of Khayelitsha. S. Afr. Med. J. 79, 433-436. Ref ID : 6856

Duque,L.F., de Bello,P.V., Bejarano,J., Ruiz,A., Rodriguez,W., Silva,E., Jaramillo,G., Munoz,A.L., Gacharna,M., Pacheco,C. and Rivera,L. (1984)  The national vaccination crusade in Colombia.  Assignment Children  65/68, 159-178.Ref ID: 8381  (Borderline)

Jallah-Macauley, R. and Bender, D.E. Improving vaccination completion rates in Liberia: evaluation of an intervention trial. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 11(4):333-344, 1990. Ref ID : 4382

Khanom, K. and Salahuddin, A.K. A study of an educational programme on immunisation behaviour of parents. Bangladesh Med.Res.Counc.Bull. 9:18-24, 1983. Ref ID : 1008 (Borderline)McDivitt,J.A., Zimicki,S. and Hornik,R.C. (1997) Explaining the impact of a communication campaign to change vaccination knowledge and coverage in the Philippines. Health Communication 9, 95-118.
Ref ID: 8942

Perez-Cuevas,R., Reyes,H., Pego,U., Tome,P., Ceja,K., Flores,S. and Gutierrez,G. (1999)  Immunization promotion activities: are they effective in encouraging mothers to immunize their children?  Soc. Sci. Med.  49, 921-932. Ref ID: 8721

Quaiyum, A., Tunon, C., Baqui, A.H., Quayyum, Z. and Khatun, J. (1998) Impact of national immunization days on polio-related knowledge and practice of urban women in Bangladesh. Health Policy and Planning 12, 363-371. Ref ID : 7246

Risi,J.B. (1984)  Nation-wide mass poli immunization in Brazil.  Assignment Children  65/68, 137-157.Ref ID: 8382 (Borderline)

Shepard, D.S., Robertson, R.L., Cameron, C.S.,3d, Saturno, P., Pollack, M., Manceau, J., Martinez, P., Meissner, P., and Perrone, J. Cost-effectiveness of routine and campaign vaccination strategies in Ecuador. Bull.World Health Organ. 67(6):649-662, 1989. Ref ID : 5848

Zeitlyn, S., Rahman, A.K., Nielsen, B.H., Gomes, M., Kofoed, P.L. and Mahalanabis, D. (1992) Compliance with diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis immunisation in Bangladesh: factors identifying high risk groups. B. M. J. 304, 606-609. Ref ID : 2776 (Borderline)

Zimicki, S., Hornik, R.C., Verzosa, C.C., Hernandez, J.R., de-Guzman, E., Dayrit, M., Fausto, A., Lee, M.B. and Abad, M. (1994) Improving vaccination coverage in urban areas through a health communication campaign: the 1990 Philippine experience. Bull. World Health Organ. 72, 409-422.. Ref ID: 2132


8. Acute respiratory infections - the role of education and communication programmes

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Bang, A.T., Bang, R.A., Tale, O., Sontakke, P., Solanki, J., Wargantiwar, R., and Kelzarkar, P. Reduction in pneumonia mortality and total childhood mortality by means of community-based intervention trial in Gadchiroli, India. Lancet 336:201-206, 1990. Ref ID : 2598

Chongsuvivatwong, V., Mo-suwan, L., Tayakkanonta, K., Vitsupakorn, K., and McNeil, R. Impacts of training of village health volunteers in reduction of morbidity from acute respiratory infections in childhood in southern Thailand. Southeast Asian J.Trop.Med.Public Health 27(2):333-338, 1996. Ref ID : 7752 Ellerbeck, E., Khallaf, N., el Ansary, K.S., Moursi, S. and Black, R. (1995) Caretaker compliance with different antibiotic formulations for treatment of childhood pneumonia. J. Trop. Pediatr. 41, 103-108. Ref ID : 4104

Gunay, O., Ozturk, A., and Ozturk, Y. The impact of mothers' health education on the prevalence of acute respiratory infections in children. Turk.J.Pediatr. 36:1-5, 1994.. Ref ID : 4431

Lye, M.S., Nair, R.C., Choo, K.E., Kaur, H., and Lai, K.P. Acute respiratory tract infection: a community-based intervention study in Malaysia. J.Trop.Pediatr. 42(3):138-143, 1996. Ref ID : 6310


9. Growth monitoring

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Fagbule, D.O., Olaosebikan, A. and Parakoyi, D.B. (1990) Community awareness and utilization of growth chart in a semi-urban Nigerian community. East. Afr. Med. J. 67, 69-74. Ref ID : 8397 (Borderline)

Forsyth, S.J. (1984) Nutrition education: lack of success in teaching Papua New Guinea mothers to distinguish "good" from "not good" weight development charts. Food and Nutrition Bulletin 6, 22-26. Ref ID : 6665

George, S.M., Latham, M.C., Abel, R., Ethirajan, N., and Frongillo, E.A.,Jr. Evaluation of effectiveness of good growth monitoring in south Indian villages [see comments]. Lancet 342(8867):348-352, 1993. Ref ID : 207

Martinez,H., Chavez,M.M., Guarneros,A.R., Rios,A. and Chavez,A. (1996)  Mothers' knowledge, understanding, and use of the bubble chart in a rural area of central Mexico.  Food and Nutrition Bulletin  17, 241-247.Ref ID: 6653

Ruel, M.T., Habicht, J.P., and Olson, C. Impact of a clinic-based growth monitoring programme on maternal nutrition knowledge in Lesotho. International Journal of Epidemiology 21(1):59-65, 1992.  Ref ID : 2516 (Borderline)

Sohal, H., Wilkinson, D., and Morley, D. The 'growth monitoring teaching aid' rapidly improves mothers' understanding of growth curves. Trop.Doct. 28(3):160-162, 1998. Ref ID : 7898

10. Nutrition education and communication programmes

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10.1 General community nutrition programmes

Brown, L.V., Zeitlin, M.F., Peterson, K.E., Chowdhury, A.M., Rogers, B.L., Weld, L.H., and Gershoff, S.N. Evaluation of the impact of weaning food messages on infant feeding practices and child growth in rural Bangladesh. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 56(6):994-1003, 1992. Ref ID : 2468

Brown, L.V., Zeitlin, M.F., Weld, L.H., Rogers, B.L., Peterson, K.E., Huq, N. and Gershoff, S.N. (1994) Evaluation of the impact of messages to improve the diets of lactating rural Bangladeshi women on their dietary practices and the growth of their breast-fed infants. Food and Nutrition Bulletin 15, 320-334. Ref ID : 6549.

Can,G., Ökten,A. and Green,J. (2012) The role of local mass media in promoting the consumption of iodized table salt. Health Educ. Res. 16, 603-607. Ref ID: 8940

Guldan, G.S., Zhang, Y., Huang, Y., Yang, X., and Zeng, G. Effectiveness of a worksite nutrition education activity in a factory in China. Asia.Pac.J.Public Health 6(2):8-14, 1993. Ref ID : 2160

Guldan, G.S., Fan,H.C., Ma,X., Ni,Z.Z., Xiang,X., & Tang,M.-Z. 2011, Culturally appropriate nutrition education improves infant feeding and growth in rural Sichuan, China. Journal of Nutrition, 130 1204-1211.Ref ID: 9070, Borderline for inclusion in the database

Guptill, K.S., Esrey, S.A., Oni, G.A., and Brown, K.H. Evaluation of a face-to-face weaning food intervention in Kwara State, Nigeria: knowledge, trial, and adoption of a home-prepared weaning food. Social Science & Medicine 36(5):665-672, 1993. Ref ID : 2970

Jacoby, E.R., Benavides, B.M., Bartlett, J.C., and Figueroa, D. Effectiveness of two methods of advising mothers on infant feeding and dietetic management of diarrhoea Peru. Journal of Diarrhoeal Diseases Research 12(1):59-64, 1994. Ref ID : 6372

Mantra, I.B., Manoff, R.K., and Griffiths, M. Indonesia: an effective nutrition comunications programme involving the community. Education for Health 1:11-29, 1985.. Ref ID : 5824 (Borderline)

Monte, C.M.G., Ashworth, A., Nations, M.K., Lima, A.A., Barreto, A., and Huttly, S.R.A. Designing educational messages to improve weaning food hygiene practices of families living in poverty. Social Science and Medicine 44(10):1453-1464, 1997. Ref ID : 5829

Paramjit, Chawla,K. and Puri,R. (1996)  Impact of nutrition education on food and nutrient intake of pregnant women.  Indian Journal of Maternal and Child Health  7, 11-15.
Sachdeva, R. and Mann, S.K. (1993) Impact of nutrition education and medical supervision on pregnancy outcome. Indian Pediatr. 30, 1309-1314. Ref ID : 6572 (Borderline)

Vijayaraghavan, K., Hanumantha Rao, D., and Swaminathan, M.C. India Population Project, Karnataka. Evaluation of nutrition education activities. Hygie 1(3-4):9-14, 1982.

10.2 Mass media and nutrition education

Cerqueira, M.T. and et al A comparison of mass media techniques and a direct method for nutrition education in rural Mexico. J Nutr Ed 11:133-137, 1979. Ref ID : 907

Ramadasmurthy, V., Rao, D.H., Clarence, I.D., and Balasubramanian, S.C. Nutrition education and SITE telecasts. International Journal of Health Education 21(3):168-173, 1978. Ref ID : 511 (Borderline)

10.3 Schools and nutrition education

Knight, J., Grantham McGregor, S., Ismail, S., and Ashley, D. A child-to-child programme in rural Jamaica. CHILD CARE, HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT 17(1):49-58, 1991. Ref ID : 1351 (Borderline)


11. Control of Infectious diseases including tropical and parasitic diseases

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11.1 General

 Akogun, O.B. The effect of selected health education schemes on knowledge and attitude of the Kanuri towards certain parasitic diseases. Journal of the Royal Society of Health 112(6):280-285, 1992. Ref ID : 2407 (Borderline for inclusion in database)

11.2 Worms including hookworm/roundworms

Albonico, M., Shamlaye, N., Shamlaye, C. and Savioli, L. (1996) Control of intestinal parasitic infections in Seychelles: a comprehensive and sustainable approach. Bull.World Health Organ, 74, 577-586. Ref ID: 9240

Lansdown,R., Ledward,A., Hall,A., Issae,W., Yona,E., Matulu,J., Mweta,M., Kihamia,C., Nyandindi,U. and Bundy,D. (2015) Schistosomiasis, helminth infection and health education in Tanzania: achieving behaviour change in primary schools. Health Education Research 17, 425-433.Ref ID 9004 (Borderline)

Lefroy, J.E., Swai, S., Hoopman, R. and van Hell, L. (1995) How effective is community health education in preventing worm infestation? [letter]. Trop. Doct. 25, 194 Ref ID : 4248 Muennoo, C., Achwanichkul, W., Sanguankiat, S., Pubampen, S., Maipanich, W., Anataphruti, M., and Waikagul, J. The impact of primary health care intervention on reinfection of soil-transmitted helminths in the community. Southeast Asian J.Trop.Med.Public Health 28(4):816-819, 1997. Ref ID : 7751 (Borderline)

Mascie-Taylor,C.G., Karim,R., Karim,E., Akhtar,A.T., S and Montanari,R.M. (2013) The cost efectiveness of health education in improving knowledge and awareness about intestinal parasites in rural Bangladesh. Economics and Human Biology 1, 321-330. Reference ID: 9115

Sarti, E., Flisser, A., Schantz, P.M., Gleizer, M., Loya, M., Plancarte, A., Avila, G., Allan, J., Craig, P., Bronfman, M. and Wijeyaratne, P. (1997) Development and evaluation of a health education intervention against Taenia solium in a rural community in Mexico. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 56, 127-132. Ref ID : 6750

Udonsi, J.K. and Ogan, V.N. (1993) Assessment of the effectiveness of primary health care interventions in the control of three intestinal nematode infections in rural communities. Public Health 107, 53-60. Ref ID : 6512

11.3 Onchocerciasis

Brieger,W.R., Ramakrishna,J., Adeniyi,J.D. and Kale,O.O. (1988)  Health education interventions to control onchocerciasis in the context of primary health care. In: Carlaw,R. and Ward,B., (Eds.)  Primary health care: the African experience, pp. 341-371.  Oakland, California:  Third Party Publishing Company]Ref ID: 8658  (Borderline)

Oladepo, O., Okunade, A., Brieger, W.R., Oshiname, F.O. and Ajuwon, A.J. (1996) Outcome of two patient education methods on recruitment and compliance with ivermectin in the treatment of onchocerciasis. Patient Education and Counseling 29, 237-245. Ref ID : 7278

Richards, F.O., Jr., Klein, R.E., Gonzales Peralta, C., Zea Flores, R., Gongora Roman, S., Castro Ramirez, J. and Zea Flores, G. (1995) Knowledge, attitudes and practices during a community-level ivermectin distribution campaign in Guatemala. Health Policy and Planning 10, 404-414. Ref ID : 6620

Shu,E.N., Okonkwo,P.O. and Onwujekwe,E.O. (1999)  Health education to school children in Okpatu, Nigeria: impact on onchocerciasis-related knowledge.  Public Health  113, 215-218.Ref ID: 8644

11.4 Dengue fever control

Espinoza-Gomez,F., Hernandez-Suarez,C.M. and Coll-Cardenas,R. (2015) Educational campaign versus malathion spraying for the control of Aedes aegypti in Colima, Mexico. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 56, 148-152. Ref ID: 8996

Gordon, A.J. Mixed strategies in health education and community participation: an evaluation of dengue control in the Dominican Republic. Health Education Research: Theory and Practice 3(4):399-419, 1988. Ref ID : 4381

Gordon, A.J., Rojas, Z., and Tidwell, M. Cultural factors in Aedes aegypti and dengue control in Latin America: A case study from the Dominican Republic. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 10(3):193-211, 1989. Ref ID : 3717

Lloyd, L.S., Winch, P., Ortega-Canto, J., and Kendall, C. The design of a community-based health education intervention for the control of Aedes aegypti. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 50(4):401-411, 1994. Ref ID : 2147

Ming, C.K., Thaung, U. and U, T. (1976) Dengue hemorrhagic fever: hospital reporting taken as an index of health education effectiveness. International Journal of Health Education 19, 202-206. : Ref ID : 488

11.5 Leprosy control

van den Broek, J., O'Donoghue, J., Ishengoma, A., Masao, H., and Mbega, M. Evaluation of a sustained 7-year health education campaign on leprosy in Rufiji District, Tanzania. Lepr.Rev. 69(1):57-74, 1998. Ref ID : 7593

Cheriyan, C.S. and Roopkumar, K.S. A study about the billboards on leprosy displayed in the Pallavan transport corporation buses at Madras City. Indian J.Lepr. 56:151-157, 1984. Ref ID : 909

Krishnatray, P.K. and Melkote, S.R. Public communication campaigns in the destigmatization of leprosy: a comparative analysis of diffusion and participatory approaches. A case study in Gwalior, India. Journal of Health Communication 3(4):327-344, 1998. Ref ID : 8012

Navon, L. Beyond Constructionism and Pessimism: Theoretical Implications of Leprosy Destigmatisation Campaigns in Thailand. Sociology of Health and Illness 18(2):258-276, 1996. Ref ID : 5474

11.6 Tuberculosis

Demissiea,M., Getahun,H. and Lindtjørn,B. (2013) Community tuberculosis care through ''TB clubs'' in rural North Ethiopia. Social Science and Medicine 56, 2009-2018. Reference ID: 9114

Dick, J. and Lombard, C. Shared vision--a health education project designed to enhance adherence to anti-tuberculosis treatment. Int.J.Tuberc.Lung Dis. 1(2):181-186, 1997. Ref ID : 7320
Jaramillo,E. (2012) The impact of media-based health education on tuberculosis diagnosis in Cali, Colombia. Health Policy and Planning 16, 68-73.Ref ID: 8878

Migliori, G.B., Spanevello, A., Manfrin, V., Abongomera, A., Pedretti, R.F., Ballardini, L., Neri, M., and Borghesi, A. AIDS and tuberculosis control programmes: an integrated approach at educational level. Monaldi.Arch.Chest Dis. 51(2):102-107, 1996. Ref ID : 7251

11.7 Filariasis

Sunny, P.J., Jain, D.C., and Rao, C.K. Impact of health education on voluntary participation in anti-larval measures. Journal of Communicable Diseases 16:335-337, 1984. Ref ID : 1096 (Borderline)

11.8 Guinea worm control

Tayeh, A., Cairncross, S., and Maude, G.H. The impact of health education to promote cloth filters on dracunculiasis prevalence in the Northern Region, Ghana. Social Science and Medicine 43(8):1205-1211, 1996. Ref ID : 4384

11.9 Malaria

11.9.1General programmes

Akogun, O.B. The effect of selected health education schemes on knowledge and attitude of the Kanuri towards certain parasitic diseases. Journal of the Royal Society of Health 112(6):280-285, 1992. Ref ID : 2407

Blair,A.S. and Shiels,C. (2015) Effectiveness of a health education intervention in a war environment. Tropical Doctor 32, 94-97. Ref ID: 8998

Glik,D.C., Rubardt,M., Nwanyanwu,O., Jere,S., Chikoko,A. and Zhang.W. (1998)  Cognitive and behavioural factors in community-bsed malaria control in Malawi.  International Quarterly of Community Health Education  18, 391-413. Ref ID8736

Ogbudimkpa, J.E., Creswell, W., Lambert, B., and Kingston, R.E. A community health education programme on malaria in Nigeria. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 9(1):35-50, 1988.. Ref ID : 1166 (Borderline)

Rubabt,M., Chikoko,A., Glik,D., Jere,S., Nwanyanwu,O., Zhang,W., Nknoma,W. and Ziba,C. (1999)  Implementing a malaria curtains project in rural Malawi . Health Policy and Planning  14, 313-321.Ref ID 8765

11.9.2 Uptake of impregnated bed nets

Marsh, V.M., Mutemi, W., Some, E.S., Haaland, A., and Snow, R.W. Evaluating the community education programme of an insecticide-treated bed net trial on the Kenyan coast. Health Policy and Planning 11(3):280-291, 1996. Ref ID : 4161

Schellenberg,J.R., Abdulla,S., Minja,H., Nathan,R., Mukasa,O., Marchant,T., Mponda,H., Kikumbih,N., Lyimo,E., Manchester,T., Tanner,M. and Lengeler,C. (1999)  KINET: a social marketing programme of treated nets and net treatment for malaria control in Tanzania, with evaluation of child health and long-term survival.  Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg.  93, 225-231.Ref ID: 8609

11.9.3 Malaria - educational and communication programmes to promote uptake of chemotherapy/prophylaxis

Denis, M.B. (1998) Improving compliance with quinine plus tetracycline for treatment of malaria: evaluation of health education interventions in Cambodian villages. Bull. World Health Organ. 76 Suppl 1:43-9. 43-49.Ref ID : 8466

Garfield, R.M. and Vermund, S.H. Health education and community participation in mass drug administration for malaria in Nicaragua. Social Science & Medicine 22(8):869-877, 1986. Ref ID : 3395

Helitzer-Allen, D.L., Macheso, A., Wirima, J., and Kendall, C. Testing strategies to increase use of chloroquine chemoprophylaxis during pregnancy in Malawi. Acta Tropica 58(3-4):255-266, 1994Ref ID : 4952

Helitzer-Allen, D.L., McFarland, D.A., Wirima, J.J., and Macheso, A.P. Malaria chemoprophylaxis compliance in pregnant women: a cost-effectiveness analysis of alternative interventions. Social Science & Medicine 36(4):403-407, 1993.. Ref ID : 1856

Kidane,G. and Morrow,R.H. (2011)  Teaching mothers to provide home treatment of malaria in Tigray, Ethiopia: a randomised trial.  Lancet  356, 550-555. Ref ID 8735

Kroeger, A., Meyer, R., Mancheno, M., and Gonzalez, M. Health education for community-based malaria control: an intervention study in Ecuador, Colombia and Nicaragua. Tropical Medicine & International Health 1(6):836-846, 1996. Ref ID : 6342

Marsh,V.M., Mutemi,W.M., Muturi,J., Haaland,A., Watkins,W.M., Otieno,G. and Marsh,K. (1999)  Changing home treatment of childhood fevers by training shop keepers in rural Kenya.  Trop. Med. Int. Health   4, 383-389.Ref. ID: 8604

Pribadi, W. and et al (1986) The implementation of community participation in the control of malaria in rural Tanjung Pinang, Indonesia. Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Public Health 17, 371-378. Ref ID : 1062

Pribadi, W., Rukmono, B., Santoso, S.S., Soeripto, N., Lokollo, D.M., and Soeharyo Decrease of malaria morbidity with community participation in central Java. Southeast.Asian.J.Trop.Med.Public Health 23:389-396, 1992. Ref ID : 4727

11.9.4 Malaria - school based programmes

Bhati, P.G., Rajni-Kant, Srivastava, H.C., Malaviya, V.S., Pujara, P.K., and Kant, R. Role of health education in schoolchildren with particular reference to malaria. Indian Journal of Malariology 32(3):93-98, 1995. Ref ID : 4823

Ekeh, H.E. and Adeniyi, J.D. Health education strategies for tropical disease control in school children. Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 91(2):55-59, 1988..Ref ID : 1446

Lopes, J., Kumar, A., Fernandes, F.S., Thavaselvam, D., Sumodan, P.K., and Baruah, K. Promotion of bioenvironmental control of malaria through the junior Red Cross in Goa. In: Community participation in malaria control, edited by Sharma, V.P.India:Malaria Research Centre, 1993,. Ref ID : 4159.  (Borderline)

Ogutu, R.O., Oloo, A.J., Ekissa, W.S., Genga, I.O., Mulaya, N. and Githure, J.I. (1992) The effect of participatory school health programme on the control of malaria [see comments]. East. Afr. Med. J. 69, 298-302. Ref ID : 8392

11.10 Schistosomiasis

11.10.1 General

Cline, B.L. and Hewlett, B.S. Community-based approach to schistosomiasis control. Acta Tropica 61(2):107-119, 1996. Ref ID : 6353 (Borderline)

El-Hawey, A.M., El-Akabawy, A.S., Abdel-Rahman, M.M., Amer, M.M., Agina, A.A., and Ahmed, M.M. The role of change of knowledge and attitudes in the control of schistosomiasis. Journal of Tropical Medicine 2(5):73-80, 1993. Ref ID : 5057 (Borderline)

Uchoa,E., Barreto,S.M., Firmo,J.O., Guerra,H.L., Pimenta,F.G., Jr. and Costa,M.F. (2011)  The control of schistosomiasis in Brazil: an ethnoepidemiological study of the effectiveness of a community mobilization program for health education.  Social Science and Medicine  51, 1529-1541.Ref ID: 8773

11.10.2 School-based schistosomiasis programmes

Bausch, D. and Cline, B.L. The impact of control measures on urinary schistosomiasis in primary school children in northern Cameroon: a unique opportunity for controlled observations. Am.J.Trop.Med.Hyg. 53:577-580, 1995. Ref ID : 4097

Kotb, M., Al-Teheawy, M., El-Setouhy, M. and Hussein, H. (1998) Evaluation of a school-based health education model in schistosomiasis: a randomized community trial. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal 4, 265-275. Ref ID: 8384

Yuan,L., Manderson,L., Tempongko,M.S., Wei,W. and Aiguo,P. (2011)  The impact of educational videotapes on water contact behaviour of primary school students in the Dongting Lakes region, China.  Trop. Med. Int. Health  5: 538-544.


12. Oral/dental health promotion

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Albandar, J.M., Buischi, Y.A., Mayer, M.P. and Axelsson, P. (1994) Long-term effect of two preventive programs on the incidence of plaque and gingivitis in adolescents. Journal of Periodontology 65, 605-610. Ref ID : 6140

Albandar, J.M., Buischi, Y.A., Oliveira, L.B. and Axelsson, P. (1995) Lack of effect of oral hygiene training on periodontal disease progression over 3 years in adolescents. Journal of Periodontology 66, 255-260. Ref ID : 6135

Axelsson, P., Buischi, Y.A., Barbosa, M.F., Karlsson, R. and Prado, M.C. (1994) The effect of a new oral hygiene training program on approximal caries in 12-15-year-old Brazilian children: results after three years. Advances in Dental Research 8, 278-284. Ref ID : 6141

Bian, J.Y., Zhang, B.X. and Rong, W.S. (1995) Evaluating the social impact and effectiveness of four-year "Love Teeth Day" campaign in China. Advances in Dental Research 9, 130-133. Ref ID : 4178 (Borderline)

Buischi, Y.A., Axelsson, P., Oliveira, L.B., Mayer, M.P., and Gjermo, P. Effect of two preventive programs on oral health knowledge and habits among Brazilian schoolchildren. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology 22(1):41-46, 1994. Ref ID : 6143

Cutress, T.W., Powell, R.N., Kilisimasi, S., Tomiki, S., and Holborow, D. A 3-year community-based periodontal disease prevention programme for adults in a developing nation. International Dental Journal 41(6):323-334, 1991. Ref ID : 7359

Hartshorne, J.E., Carstens, I.L., Beilinsohn, B., and Potgieter, G. The effectiveness of a school-based oral health education program - a pilot study. Journal of the Dental Association of South Africa 44:5-10, 1989. Ref ID : 4379 (Borderline)

Nyandindi, U., Milen, A., Palin-Palokas, T., and Robison, V. Impact of oral health inducation on primary school children before and after teachers' training in Tanzania. Health Promotion International 11(3):193-201, 1996. Ref ID : 4160

van Palenstein Helderman, W.H., Munck, L., Mushendwa, S., Hof, M.A. and Mrema, F.G. (1997) Effect evaluation of an oral health education programme in primary schools in Tanzania. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology 25, 296-300.Ref ID : 8195

Thomas,S., Tandon,S. and Nair,S. (2011) Effect of dental health education on the oral health status of a rural child population by involving target groups. Journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontology and Preventive Dentistry 18, 115-125. Ref ID: 8837. (Borderline)

Tumlison, G. An exercise in dental health education. P.N.G.Med.J. 20(3):125-130, 1978. Ref ID : 1106


13. Eye health - education and communication programmes

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Promotion of Vitamin A

Hussain, A., Aaro, L.E., and Kvale, G. Impact of a health education programme to promote consumption of vitamin A rich foods in Bangladesh. Health Promotion International 12(2):103-109, 1997.. Ref ID : 6026

Hussain, A., Kvale, G., Ali, K., and Bhuyan, A.H. Determinants of night blindness in Bangladesh. International Journal of Epidemiology 22(6):1119-1126, 1993. Ref ID : 769

Pant, C.R., Pokharel, G.P., Curtale, F., Pokhrel, R.P., Gross, R.N., Lepkowski, J., Muhilal, Bannister, M., Gorstein, J., Pak-Gorstein, S., Atmarita and Tilda, R.L. (1996) Impact of nutrition education and mega-dose vitamin A supplementation on the health of children in Nepal. Bull. World Health Organ. 74, 533-545. Ref ID : 7272

Phillips, M., Sanghvi, T., Suarez, R., McKigney, J., and Fiedler, J. The costs and effectiveness of three vitamin A interventions in Guatemala. Social Science and Medicine 42(12):1661-1668, 1996. Ref ID : 6083 (Borderline)

Rahman, M.M., Islam, M.A., Mahalanabis, D., Chowdhury, S., and Biswas, E. Impact of health education on the feeding of green leafy vegetables at home to children of the urban poor mothers of Bangladesh. Public Health 108(3):211-218, 1994.Ref ID : 2119

Yusuf, H.K.M. and Islam, N.M. (1994) Improvement of nightblindness situation in children through simple nutrition education intervention with the parents. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 31, 247-256. Ref ID : 6560

13.2 Glaucoma

Cintra,F.A., Costa,V.P., Tonussi,J.A.G. and José,N.K. (1998)  Avaliaçäo de programa educativo para portadores de glaucoma [Evaluation of an educational program for patients with glaucoma].  Revista Saúde Pública  32, 495-501. Ref ID8688

13.3 Face-washing and prevention of trachoma

De Sole, G. and Martel, E. Test of the prevention of blindness health education programme for Ethiopian primary schools. International Ophthalmology 11(4):255-259, 1988. Ref ID : 1465

Lynch, M., West, S.K., Munoz, B., Kayongoya, A., Taylor, H.R., and Mmbaga, B.B. Testing a participatory strategy to change hygiene behaviour: face washing in central Tanzania. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 88(5):513-517, 1994. Ref ID : 3076

Resnikoff,S., Peyramaure,F., Bagayogo,C.O. and Huguet,P. (1995) Health education and antibiotic therapy in trachoma control. Revue internationale du Trachome et Patholgie oculaire subtropical et de Sante Publique 72, 101-110. Ref ID: 8569 (Borderline)

West, S., Munoz, B., Lynch, M., Kayongoya, A., Chilangwa, Z., Mmbaga, B.B. and Taylor, H.R. (1995) Impact of face-washing on trachoma in Kongwa, Tanzania [see comments]. Lancet 345, 155-158. Ref ID : 4307 Sutter, E.E. and Ballard, R.C. Community participation in the control of trachoma in Gazankulu. Social Science & Medicine 17(22):1813-1817, 1983. Ref ID : 7546 (Borderline)

13.4 Control of Onchocerciasis

Brieger,W.R., Ramakrishna,J., Adeniyi,J.D. and Kale,O.O. (1988)  Health education interventions to control onchocerciasis in the context of primary health care. In: Carlaw,R. and Ward,B., (Eds.)  Primary health care: the African experience, pp. 341-371.  Oakland, California:  Third Party Publishing Company]Ref ID: 8658

Oladepo, O., Okunade, A., Brieger, W.R., Oshiname, F.O. and Ajuwon, A.J. (1996) Outcome of two patient education methods on recruitment and compliance with ivermectin in the treatment of onchocerciasis. Patient Education and Counseling 29, 237-245. Ref ID : 7278 Richards, F.O., Jr., Klein, R.E., Gonzales Peralta, C., Zea Flores, R., Gongora Roman, S., Castro Ramirez, J. and Zea Flores, G. (1995) Knowledge, attitudes and practices during a community-level ivermectin distribution campaign in Guatemala. Health Policy and Planning 10, 404-414. Ref ID : 6620

Shu,E.N., Okonkwo,P.O. and Onwujekwe,E.O. (1999)  Health education to school children in Okpatu, Nigeria: impact on onchocerciasis-related knowledge.  Public Health  113, 215-218. Ref ID: 8644

13,5 Screening for vision

Ajuwon, A.J., Oladepo, O.O., Sati, B. and Otoide, P. (1997) Improving primary school teachers' ability to promote visual health in Ibadan, Nigeria. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 16, 219-227. Ref ID : 6860

Murthy, G.V., Verma, L., and Ahuja, S. Evaluation of an innovative school eye health educational mode. Indian Pediatr. 31:553-557, 1994.. Ref ID : 4355


14. Environmental Health including water, sanitation and hygiene education

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General environmental health

Montazeri, A. and McEwen, J. (1998) Health education campaign on environmental health: a pilot study. International Journal of Environmental Health Research 8, 35-41.Ref ID : 8489

General water supply/sanitation programmes

Aziz, K.M., Hoque, B.A., Hasan, K.Z., Patwary, M.Y., Huttly, S.R., Rahaman, M.M., and Feachem, R.G. Reduction in diarrhoeal diseases in children in rural Bangladesh by environmental and behavioural modifications. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 84(3):433-438, 1990. Ref ID : 3113

Blum, D., Emeh, R.N., Huttly, S.R., Dosunmu-Ogunbi, O., Okeke, N., Ajala, M., Okoro, J.I., Akujobi, C., .Kirkwood, B.R., and Feachem, R.G. The Imo State (Nigeria) Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Project, 1. Description of the project, evaluation methods, and impact on intervening variables. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 84(2):309-315, 1990. Ref ID : 3114

Hadi, A. 2013, Fighting arsenic at the grassroots: experience of BRAC's community awareness initiative in Bangladesh. Health Policy and Planning, 18( 1), pp. 93-100.Ref ID: 9030 Borderline for inclusion in database

Hanchett, S., Nahar, Q., Van Agthoven, A., Geers, C., & Rezvi, M. D. 2015. Increasing awareness of arsenic in Bangladesh: lessons from a public education programm., Health Policy and Planning, 17(4), pp. 393-401. Ref ID: 9072. Borderline for inclusion in database

Hoque,B.A., Aziz,K.M., Hasan,K.Z. and Sack,R.B. (1994)  Women's involvement in a rural Bangladesh water and sanitation project.  Southeast Asian J. Trop. Med. Public Health  25, 67-73. Ref ID 7753

Prihartono, N., Damayanti, R., Adisasmita, A., and Tarigan, L. A community trial involving religious leaders to improve water preparation hygiene as part of diarrheal disease prevention in South Kalimantan, Indonesia. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 14(4):391-402, 1994. Ref ID : 3548

Thevos,A.K., Quick,R.E. and Yanduli,V. (2011)  Motivational interviewing enhances the adoption of water disinfection practices in Zambia.   Health Promotion International  15, 207-214. Ref ID 8807

Tonon, M.A. Concepts in community participation: a case of sanitary change in a Guatemalan village. International Journal of Health Education 23 Suppl:1-16, 1980. Ref ID : 180

Tonon, M.A. A longitudinal study of the impact of village health education on environmental education. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 2:311-27, 1982. Ref ID 1167.

14.3 Hygiene education/cholera programmes

Deb, B.C., Sircar, B.K., Sengupta, P.G., De, S.P., Mondal, S.K., Gupta, D.N., Saha, N.C., Ghosh, S., Mitra, U., and Pal, S.C. Studies on interventions to prevent eltor cholera transmission in urban slums. Bull.World Health Organ. 64(1):127-131, 1986.

Murthy, G.V., Goswami, A., Narayanan, S., and Amar, S. Effect of educational intervention on defaecation habits in an Indian urban slum. Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 93(3):189-193, 1990. Ref ID : 3018

14.4 Hygiene education programmes

Ahmed, N.U., Zeitlin, M.F., Beiser, A.S., Super, C.M., and Gershoff, S.N. A longitudinal study of the impact of behavioural change intervention on cleanliness, diarrhoeal morbidity and growth of children in rural Bangladesh. Social Science & Medicine 37(2):159-171, 1993. Ref ID : 1842

Ahmed, N.U., Zeitlin, M.F., Beiser, A.S., Super, C.M. and et al. (1991) Community-based trial and ethnographic techniques for the development of hygiene intervention in rural Bangladesh. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 12, 183-202. Ref ID : 3679

Ahmed, N.U., Zeitlin, M.F., Beiser, A.S., Super, C.M., Gershoff, S.N., and Ahmed, M.A. Assessment of the impact of a hygiene intervention on environmental sanitation, childhood diarrhoea, and the growth of childen in rural Bangladesh. Food and Nutrition Bulletin 15(1):40-52, 1994. Ref ID : 3157

Ahmed, N.U. and Zeitlin, M.F. Assessment of the effects of teaching germ theory on changes in hygiene behaviours, cleanliness and diarhoeal incidence in rural Bangladesh. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 14(3):283-297, 1993. Ref ID : 2883

Alam, N., Wojtyniak, B., Henry, F.J., and Rahaman, M.M. Mothers' personal and domestic hygiene and diarrhoea incidence in young children in rural Bangladesh. International Journal of Epidemiology 18(1):242-247, 1989. Ref ID : 2686

Araya, M., Espinoza, J., Brunser, O., and Cruchet, S. Effect of health education and primary care on diarrhoeal disease morbidity in children: evaluation of a predictive intervention model. Journal of Diarrhoeal Diseases Research 12(2):103-107, 1994. Ref ID : 6365

Curtis,V., Kanki,B., Cousens,S., Diallo,I., Kpozehouen,A., Sangare,M. and Nikiema,M. (2012) Evidence of behaviour change following a hygiene promotion programme in Burkina Faso. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 79, 518-527. REF ID 8859

Haggerty, P.A., Muladi, K., Kirkwood, B.R., Ashworth, A., and Manunebo, M. Community-based hygiene education to reduce diarrhoeal disease in rural Zaire: impact of the intervention on diarrhoeal morbidity. International Journal of Epidemiology 23(5):1050-1059, 1994. Ref ID : 2121

Jongpiputvanich, S., Veeravongs, S. and Wonsekiarttirat, W. (1998) Difficulties in conducting participatory action research to prevent diarrhoea in a slum area of Bangkok. J. Diarrhoeal. Dis. Res. 16, 187-193. Ref ID : 8389

Lee, W., Stoeckel, J., Jintaganont, P., Romanarak, T., and Kullavanijaya, S. The impact of a community based health education program on the incidence of diarrheal disease in southern Thailand. Southeast Asian J.Trop.Med.Public Health 22(4):548-556, 1991. Ref ID : 2477 (Borderline)

Luby.S.P., Agboatwalla, M., Feikin, D. R., Painter, J., Billhimer, W., Altaf, A. and Hoekstra, R. M. Effect of handwashing on child health: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet, 366, 225-233, 2014. Ref ID: 9340

Lynch, M., West, S.K., Munoz, B., Kayongoya, A., Taylor, H.R., and Mmbaga, B.B. Testing a participatory strategy to change hygiene behaviour: face washing in central Tanzania. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 88(5):513-517, 1994. Ref ID : 3076

Madan, A., Varma, S.K., and Jain, V.C. Promoting personal hygiene through educational media. Indian Journal of Social Research 38(2):133-141, 1996. Ref ID : 7379

Nanan, D., White, F., Azam, I., Afsar, H., & Hozhabri, S. 2013. Evaluation of a water, sanitation, and hygiene education intervention on diarrhoea in northern Pakistan. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 81, 160-165. Ref ID: 9066. Borderline for inclusion in database

Monte, C.M.G., Ashworth, A., Nations, M.K., Lima, A.A., Barreto, A., and Huttly, S.R.A. Designing educational messages to improve weaning food hygiene practices of families living in poverty. Social Science and Medicine 44(10):1453-1464, 1997. Ref ID : 5829 (Borderline)

Odumosu, M.O. The response of mothers to health education and the incidence of gastro-enteritis among their babies in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Social Science and Medicine 16:1353-1360, 1982. Ref ID : 7385

Pinfold, J.V. (1990) Faecal contamination of water and fingertip-rinses as a method for evaluating the effect of low-cost water supply and sanitation activities on faeco-oral disease transmission. II. A hygiene intervention study in rural north-east Thailand. Epidemiology & Infection 105, 377-389. Ref ID : 3104

Pinfold, J.V. and Horan, N.J. (1996) Measuring the effect of a hygiene behaviour intervention by indicators of behaviour and diarrhoeal disease. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 90, 366-371. Ref ID : 7269

Pinfold, J. (1999) Analysis of different communication channels for promoting hygiene behaviour. Health Education Research: Theory and Practice 14, 629-639.Ref ID : 8592

Shahid, N.S., Greenough, W.B.,3rd, Samadi, A.R., Huq, M.I., and Rahman, N. Hand washing with soap reduces diarrhoea and spread of bacterial pathogens in a Bangladesh village. Journal of Diarrhoeal Diseases Research 14(2):85-89, 1996. Ref ID : 6380

Stanton, B.F. and Clemens, J.D. An educational intervention for altering water-sanitation behaviors to reduce childhood diarrhea in urban Bangladesh. II. A randomized trial to assess the impact of the intervention on hygienic behaviors and rates of diarrhea. American Journal of Epidemiology 125(2):292-301, 1987. Ref ID : 6025

Stanton, B.F., Clemens, J.D., Khair, T., Khatun, K., and Jahan, D.A. An educational intervention for altering water-sanitation behaviours to reduce childhood diarrhoea in urban Bangladesh: formulation, preparation and delivery of educational intervention. Social Science & Medicine 24(3):275-283, 1987. Ref ID : 3095

Stanton, B.F., Clemens, J.D., and Khair, T. Educational intervention for altering water-sanitation behavior to reduce childhood diarrhea in urban Bangladesh: impact on nutritional status. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 48(5):1166-1172, 1988. Ref ID : 3091

Wilson, J.M. and Chandler, G.N. Sustained improvements in hygiene behaviour amongst village women in Lombok, Indonesia. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 87(6):615-616, 1993. Ref ID : 809

Yeager,B.A.C., Huttly,S.R.A., Bartolini,R., Marin,M., & Lanata,C.F. 2015. An intervention for the promotion of hygienic feces disposal behaviours in a shantry town of Lima, Peru., Health Education Research: Theory and Practice, 17( 6) ,. 761-773. Ref ID: 9065

14.5 School-based water/sanitation/hygiene activities

Bilqis, A.H., Ali, N., Zeitlyn, S., Yahya, F.S.M., and Shaheed, N.M. Promoting sanitation in Bangladesh. World Health Forum 15(4):358-362. 1994. Ref ID : 760

Biswas, A.B., Roy, A.K., Das, K.K., Sen, A.K., and Biswas, R. A study of the impact of health education imparted to school children on their knowledge, attitude and practice in regard to personal hygiene. Indian Journal of Public Health 34(2):87-92, 1990. Ref ID 2512

De Sole, G. and Martel, E. Test of the prevention of blindness health education programme for Ethiopian primary schools. International Ophthalmology 11(4):255-259, 1988. Ref ID : 1465

Hope, R., Carter, C.A., and Rai, I.M. Utilizing education infrastructure for primary health care. Trop.Doct. 18(1):37-39, 1988. Ref ID : 1273

Mwasha, E. Schoolchildren help solve sanitation problems in Tanzania. Waterlines 14(3):21, 1996. Ref ID : 7387


15. Chronic diseases, disability, substance abuse and mental health

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15.1 Diabetes

Fernando, D.J. Knowledge about diabetes and metabolic control in diabetic patients. Ceylon.Med.J. 38(1):18-21, 1993. Ref ID : 7348

Goldhaber-Fiebert, J. D., Goldhaber-Fiebert, S. N., Tristan, M. L. and Nathan, D. M. (2013) Randomized controlled community-based nutrition and exercise intervention improves glycemia and cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetic patients in rural Costa Rica. Diabetes Care, 26, 24-29. Ref ID: 9294

15.2 Disability and mental health

Adamolekun, B., Mielke, J.K. and Ball, D.E. (1999) An evaluation of the impact of health worker and patient education on the care and compliance of patients with epilepsy in Zimbabwe. Epilepsia 40, 507-511.Ref ID : 8458

Mitchell, R.A., Zhou, D., Lu, Y. and Watts, G. (1993) Community-based rehabilitation: does it change community attitudes towards people with disability? Disability and Rehabilitation 15, 179-183. Ref ID : 4622

Russell,P.S., al John,J.K. and Lakshmanan,J.L. (1999)  Family intervention for intellectually disabled children. Randomised controlled trial.  Br. J. Psychiatry  174:254-8, 254-258. Ref ID: 8583

Rahman, A., Mubbashar, M.H., Gater, R. and Goldberg, D. (1998) Randomised trial of impact of school mental-health programme in rural Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Lancet 352, 1022-1025. Ref ID : 8427

Wessels,C., Van Kradenberg,J., Mbanga,I., Emsley,R.A. and Stein,D.J. (1999)  Television as a medium for psycho-education in South Africa: analysis of calls to a mental health information centre after screening of a TV series on psychiatric disorders.  Cent. Afr. J. Med.  45, 1-3. Ref ID: 8584 (Borderline)

(note - see also section on blindness)

15.3 Drugs and substance abuse (including tobacco/alcohol)

Abolfotouh, M.A., Aziz, M.A., Badawi, I.A., and Alakija, W. Smoking intervention programme for male secondary-school students in south-western Saudi Arabia. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal 3(1):90-99, 1997. Ref ID : 7833

Barrett,M.E. and de Palo,M.P. (1999)  Community-based intervention to reduce demand for drugs in Northern Thai tribal villages.  Subst. Use. Misuse.  34, 1837-1879. Ref ID: 8639 (Borderline)

Hunter, S.M., Steyn, K., Yach, D. and Sipamla, N. (1991) Smoking prevention in black schools: a feasibility study. South African Journal of Education 11, 137-141.Ref ID : 8281

Swaddiwudhipong, W., Chaovakiratipong, C., Nguntra, P., Khumklam, P. and Silarug, N. (1993) A Thai monk: an agent for smoking reduction in a rural population. International Journal of Epidemiology 22, 660-665. Ref ID : 6125

Wu,Z., Detels,R., Zhang,J., Li,V. and Li,J. (2015) Community-based trial to prevent drug use among youths in Yunnan, China. American Journal of Public Health 92, 1952-1957. Reference ID: 9041

15.4 Cancer

Attia, A.K., Rahman, D.A.M.A., and Kamel, L.I. Effect of an educational film on the Health Belief Model and breast self-examination practice. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal 3(3):435-443, 1997. Ref ID : 7793

Baric, L., Stevens, R.D., Karuppalyam, V. and Vadivelu, M. (1977) Cancer education in Kancheepuram - a case against transferring health education approaches. International Journal of Health Education 17, 32-42.Ref ID : 8377 (Borderline)

Swaddiwudhipong, W., Chaovakiratipong, C., Nguntra, P., Mahasakpan, P., Lerdlukanavonge, P. and Koonchote, S. (1995) Effect of a mobile unit on changes in knowledge and use of cervical cancer screening among rural Thai women. Int. J. Epidemiol. 24, 493-498. Ref ID : 4298

15.5 Cardiovascular health

Bach, J.F., Chalons, S., Forier, E., Elana, G., Jouanelle, J., Kayemba, S., Delbois, D., Mosser, A., Saint-Aime, C., and Berchel, C. 10-year educational programme aimed at rheumatic fever in two French Caribbean islands. Lancet 347:644-648, 1996. Ref ID : 4095 (Borderline)

Dowse, G.K., Gareeboo, H., Alberti, K.G.M.M., Zimmet, P., Tuomilehto, J., Purran, A., Fareed, D., Chitson, P., Collins, V.R. and Hemraj, F. (1995) Changes in population cholesterol concentrations and other cardiovascular risk factor levels after five years of the non-communicable disease intervention programme in Mauritius. British Medical Journal Clinical Research edition 311, 1255-1259. Ref ID : 6536 (Borderline)

Iyengar, S.D., Grover, A., Kumar, R., Ganguly, N.K., and Wahi, P.L. Participation of health workers, school teachers and pupils in the control of rheumatic fever: evaluation of a training programme. Indian Pediatr. 29:875-881, 1992. Ref ID : 4713

Jinxiang, X., Jiguang, W. and Husheng, Y. (1998) Hypertension control improved through patient education. Chinese Medical Journal 111, 581-584. Ref ID : 8386


16. Miscellaneous health issues - education and prevention programmes

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16.1 General health education programmes

Adamolekun, B. Seasonal ataxia in western Nigeria: Evaluation of the impact of health education on hospital prevalence. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 49:489-491, 1995.. Ref ID : 3501 (Borderline)

Akram, D.S. and Agboatwalla, M. A model for health intervention. Journal of Tropical Paediatrics 38(2):85-87, 1992. Ref ID : 2507 (Borderline)

Bertrand, J.T. and Bertrand, W.E. Health education among the economically deprived of a Colombian city. International Journal of Health Education 22(2):102-112, 1979. Ref ID : 369 (Borderline)

Brown ,J. and Cody,M.J. (1991) Effects of a prosocial television soap opera in promoting women's status. Human Communication Research 18, 114-142. Ref ID: 8945

Clark, N.M. and Gakuru, O.N. The effect on health and self-confidence of participation in collaborative learning activities. Hygie 1(2):47-56, 1982. Ref ID : 3140 (Borderline)

Nwuga,V.C.B. (1988)  Evaluation of an education programme as a prophylactic strategy for low back pain in a Nigerian community. In: Carlaw,R.W. and Ward,W.B., (Eds.)  Primary health care: the African Experience Volume two in a series of case studies in community health education, pp. 401-407.  Oakland, California:  Third Party Publishing Company] Ref ID: 6649  (Borderline)

Ottong, J.G., Asuquo, E.E., Olaniran, N.S., Duke, F.D. and Abia, R.P. (1997) Community mobilization for blood donation, Cross River State, Nigeria. The Calabar PMM Team. Int. J. Gynaecol. Obstet. 59 Suppl 2, S119-25.Ref ID : 8028

16.2 Primary health care and use of lay health workers

Agboatwalla, M. and Akram, D.S. An Experiment in Primary Health Care in Karachi, Pakistan. Community Development Journal 30(4):384-391, 1995. Ref ID : 5506

Agboatwalla, M. and Akram, D.S. (1997) Impact of health education on mother's knowledge of preventive health practices. Trop. Doct. 27, 199-202. Ref ID : 7249

Bentley, C. Primary health care in northwestern Somalia: a case study. Social Science & Medicine 28(10):1019-1030, 1989. Ref ID : 1965 (Borderline)

Matomora, M.K. (1989) A people-centered approach to primary health care implementation in Mvumi, Tanzania. Social Science & Medicine 28, 1031-1037. Ref ID : 1979

16.3 Patient education and the use of medicines

Chalker,J. (1998)  Improving quality of care in Hai Phong Province.  Essential Drugs Monitor 15-17.

Edem, C.U., Brieger, W. and Jegede, R.O. (1985) A Nigerian experiment in presurgical patient counseling: a pilot study. Patient Education and Counseling 7, 167-179. Ref ID : 6646

Hadiyono, J.E., Suryawati, S., Danu, S.S., Sunartono, and Santoso, B. Interactional group discussion: results of a controlled trial using a behavioral intervention to reduce the use of injections in public health facilities. Social Science & Medicine 42(8):1177-1183, 1996. Ref ID : 6058

Kara, M. and Asti, T. Effect of education on self-efficacy of Turkish patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Patient Educ Coun 55, 114-120. 2013. Ref ID: 9296

Krause, G., Benzler, J., Heinmüller, R., Borchert, M., Koob, E., Oattara, K., and Diesfeld, H.J. Performance of village pharmacies and patient compliance after implementation of an essential drug programme in rural Burkina Faso. Health Policy and Planning 13(2):159-166, 1998. Ref ID : 7378 Ngoh, L.N. and Shepherd, M.D. (1997) Design, development, and evaluation of visual aids for communicating prescription drug instructions to nonliterate patients in rural Cameroon. Patient Education and Counseling 30, 257-270. Ref ID : 6884

Ponnusankar, S., Surulivelrajan, M., Anandamoorthy, N. and Suresh, B. (2013) Assessment of impact of medication counseling on patients' medication knowledge and compliance in an outpatient clinic in South India. Patient Educ Couns., 54, 55-60. Ref ID: 9293

See also references in malaria section on compliance with malaria prophylaxis, Diabeetes in chronic disease section, counselling sections for Family planning and AIDS

16.4 Accident prevention/safety education

Krug, A., Ellis, J.B., Hay, I.T., Mokgabudi, N.F., and Robertson, J.(1994) The impact of child-resistant containers on the incidence of paraffin (kerosene) ingestion in children. S.Afr.Med.J. 84:730-734. Ref ID : 4346

Mock,C., Arreola-Risa,C., Trevino-Perez,R., Almazan-Saavedra,V.Z.-P.J.E., Gonzalez-Solis,R., Simpson,K.R.-R.L. and Hernandez-Torre,M.H. (2013) Injury prevention counselling to improve safety practices by parents in Mexico. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 81, 591-598.
Reference ID: 9102 Borderline for inclusion in database

Swaddiwudhipong, W., Boonmak, C., Nguntra, P. and Mahasakpan, P. (1998) Effect of motorcycle rider education in changes in risk behaviours and motorcycle-related injuries in rural Thailand. Tropical Medicine and International Health 3, 767-770.Ref ID : 8557

16.5 Miscellaneous topics -schools

Lohsoonthorn, P., Bhamornsathit, S., Sukonthaman, U., Tattakorn, V., Kamolratanakul, P., Sresthabutra, M., Viputsiri, O. and Dhanamun, B. (1983) The effect of health surveillance and health education on primary school children. Public Health 97, 171-175. Ref ID 332

Nath, S. (1999) Health knowledge of rural Bangladeshi children: Does BRAC's non-formal schools programme have any impact? Health Education Journal 58, 26-38.Ref ID : 8454 (Borderline)

Paredes, S.S., Estrada, R., Alarcon, H., Chavez, G., Romero, M. and Hay, R. (1997) Can school teachers improve the management and prevention of skin disease? A pilot study based on head louse infestations in Guerrero, Mexico. Int. J. Dermatol. 36, 826-830.Ref ID : 8558 (Borderline)

 

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