Community knowledge and practices regarding malaria and long-lasting insecticidal nets during malaria elimination programme in an endemic area in Iran

To determine the community’s knowledge and practices about malaria and LLINs, a study was conducted in Rudan County, one of the important malaria endemic areas in southeast of Iran.

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Publication date: December 2014
Source: Malaria Journal
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/community-knowledge-and-practices-regarding-malaria-and-long-lasting-insecticidal-nets-during-malaria-elimination-programme-in-an-endemic-area-in-iran/

Perceptions of malaria and acceptance of rapid diagnostic tests and related treatment practises among community members and health care providers in Greater Garissa, North Eastern Province, Kenya

Using the setting of a pilot introduction of malaria RDTs in Greater Garissa, North Eastern Province, Kenya, this study aims to identify and understand perceptions regarding malaria diagnosis, with a particular focus on RDTs, and treatment among community members and health care workers (HCWs).

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Publication date: December 2014
Source: Malaria Journal
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/perceptions-of-malaria-and-acceptance-of-rapid-diagnostic-tests-and-related-treatment-practises-among-community-members-and-health-care-providers-in-greater-garissa-north-eastern-province-kenya/

Perceptions of malaria and acceptance of rapid diagnostic tests and related treatment practises among community members and health care providers in Greater Garissa, North Eastern Province, Kenya.

Using the setting of a pilot introduction of malaria RDTs in Greater Garissa, North Eastern Province, Kenya, this study aims to identify and understand perceptions regarding malaria diagnosis, with a particular focus on RDTs, and treatment among community members and health care workers (HCWs).

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Publication date: December 2014
Source: Malaria Journal
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/perceptions-of-malaria-and-acceptance-of-rapid-diagnostic-tests-and-related-treatment-practises-among-community-members-and-health-care-providers-in-greater-garissa-north-eastern-province-kenya-2/

Net use, care and repair practices following a universal distribution campaign in Mali

While the Government of Mali and implementing partners have made strides to ensure high net coverage, some gaps remain related to communication messaging of correct and consistent net use throughout the year, and on improving net care and repair behavior.

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Publication date: November 2014
Source: Malaria Journal
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/net-use-care-and-repair-practices-following-a-universal-distribution-campaign-in-mali/

Factors Likely to Affect Community Acceptance of a Malaria Vaccine in Two Districts of Ghana: A Qualitative Study

As part of the effort to inform local and national decision-making in preparation for possible malaria vaccine introduction, this qualitative study explored community-level factors that could affect vaccine acceptance in Ghana and provides recommendations for a health communications strategy.

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Publication date: October 2014
Source: PLOS One
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/factors-likely-to-affect-community-acceptance-of-a-malaria-vaccine-in-two-districts-of-ghana-a-qualitative-study/

“We are supposed to take care of it”: a qualitative examination of care and repair behaviour of long-lasting, insecticide-treated nets in Nasarawa State, Nigeria

This study provides novel and valuable insights on the perceptions and attitudes of LLIN users in Nasarawa, Nigeria on the durability of bed nets, how to care for and repair nets, and for what reasons.

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Publication date: August 2014
Source: Malaria Journal
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/we-are-supposed-to-take-care-of-it-a-qualitative-examination-of-care-and-repair-behaviour-of-long-lasting-insecticide-treated-nets-in-nasarawa-state-nigeria/

Strategic roles for behaviour change communication in a changing malaria landscape

A commentary highlighting the benefits and value for money that behaviour change communication brings to all aspects of malaria control, and discussing areas of operations research needed as transmission dynamics change.

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Publication date: January 2014
Source: Malaria Journal
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/strategic-roles-for-behaviour-change-communication-in-a-changing-malaria-landscape/

Online Training Series on Evidence-Based Malaria Social & Behavior Change Communication

A training series intended to strengthen capacity and knowledge to use evidence and data to create strong Social & Behavior Change Communication programs. The series consists of five modules: theory, formative research, pretesting, monitoring, and evaluation.

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Publication date: 2013

Source: NetWorks
Permalink: http://www.makingmalariahistory.org/toolkit-resource/online-training-series-on-evidence-based-malaria-social-behavior-change-communication/