Report Summary - Social Behavior Change Communication, Virtual Facilitator Study

The attached document is a summary of the report on a quasi-experimental study Tufts University conducted to evaluate the added value of virtual facilitator as an SBCC approaches to improve IYCF, women diet diversity, women empowerment and WASH practices of Enhance Community Conversation participants in selected project intervention woredas in Amhara  (Basoliben Woreda) and Oromia  (Becho and Girar Jarso) regions. Virtual Facilitator tool (a pre-recorded audio message with actors modeling the desired nutrition knowledge and behaviors), and was introduced as part of the Social Behavior Change Communication strategy of Growth through Nutrition. The summary report highlights some of the study findings and program recommendations. The full study report will be available upon publication of the study manuscript.  

Save the Children
Abdulhalik Workicho
Sibhatu Biadgilign
Meghan Kershaw
Rahel Gizaw
Jennifer Stickland
Wossen Assefa
Cherinet Abuye
Behailu Woldegiorgis
Lioul Berhanu
Eileen Kennedy
Document Type
Library Type
Resource Type
Resource User Type
Agriculture Extension Worker
Community Change Agent (CCA)
Community Volunteer
Development Agent (DA)
Frontline Worker Supervisors
Government staff
Saving group facilitators
Saving group facilitator supervisors
Agriculture Extension Workers
Frontline Workers Supervisors
Policy makers
Resource Keywords
Couple Communication
Dietary Diversity
Family Dialogue
First 1000 Days
Husband Support
Infant and young child feeding (IYCF)
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