Design, Implementation and Evaluation of Behavior Change Campaigns on Hand Washing in rural and urban areas of Burundi and zimbabwe
Goals of the project:
The aim of this project is to a) provide quantitative evidence for conducting target oriented behavior change campaigns; b) to implement handwashing campaigns in two countries, Burundi and Zimbabwe; c) to measure exactly the success of the campaigns; d) to prepare the field in these countries for follow-up promotion activities. The research team of Eawag will enhance project outcomes and specifically strengthen the knowledge gain on effectiveness of measures and disseminate these results to a wider public for thus increasing effectiveness of hygiene promotion campaigns worldwide and thus significantly positively impacting on human health of the most vulnerable and poor segment of the population.
Countries: Burundi, Zimbabwe
Theoretical Approach: The RANAS Model
Methods: Quantitative structured interviews with school-children and their primary care givers, along with structured observations within household and school copounds