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Approaches to promote handwashing and sanitation behaviour change in low- and middle-income countries
  • Authors Emmy De Buck, Hans Van Remoortel, Karin Hannes, Thashlin Govender, Selvan Naidoo, Bert Avau, Axel Vande veegaete, Alfred Musekiwa, Vittoria Lutje, Margaret Cargo, Hans-Joachim Mosler, Philippe Vandekerckhove, Taryn Young
  • Published date 2017-05-19
  • Coordinating group(s) International Development
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 13
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  • PLS Title Community-based approaches are most effective in promoting changes in hygiene practices, but sustainability is a challenge
  • PLS Description Diarrhoeal diseases are very common causes of death in low and middle-income countries. Improved sanitation and hygiene reduce diarrhoea, but adoption remains a challenge.This review assesses the evidence for two questions: (1) how effective are different approaches to promote handwashing and sanitation behaviour change; and (2) what factors influence the implementation of these approaches?
  • Title Approaches to promote handwashing and sanitation behaviour change in low- and middle-income countries
Effects of certification schemes for agricultural production on socio-economic outcomes in low- and middle-income countries
  • Authors Carlos Oya, Florian Schaefer, Dafni Skalidou, Catherine McCosker, Laurenz Langer
  • Published date 2017-03-01
  • Coordinating group(s) International Development
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 13
  • PLS Title Certification schemes do not seem to improve household incomes for farmers and wages for workers
  • PLS Description This review assesses whether certification schemes work for the wellbeing of agricultural producers and workers in low- and middleincome countries.
  • Title Effects of certification schemes for agricultural production on socio-economic outcomes in low- and middle-income countries
  • Spanish PLS Los planes de certificación no parecen mejorar los ingresos familiares de los granjeros ni los salarios de los trabajadores agrícolas
  • Spanish PLS Description Los planes de certificación establecen y monitorean normas de aplicación voluntaria y pueden abarcar sistemas relacionados con una amplia gama de actividades en asuntos de políticas públicas, asesoría y desarrollo de capacidades, además de creación de mercados y cadenas de abastecimiento, con el fin de lograr que la producción agrícola sea socialmente sostenible y el mercado agrícola más justo tanto para productores como para trabajadores. La certificación busca influir en una amplia gama de resultados socioeconómicos y medioambientales para mejorar el bienestar de granjeros y trabajadores agrícolas que son empleados por plantaciones corporativas o por productores individuales. La presente revisión evalúa la eficacia de la educación a distancia para el área de la MBE en el mejoramiento de las competencias de los profesionales de la salud en dicho campo. Los principales resultados se relacionan con conocimientos, habilidades, actitudes y comportamientos relativos a la MBE.
The effects of school-based decision-making on educational outcomes in low- and middle-income contexts
  • Authors Roy Carr-Hill, Caine Rolleston, Rebecca Schendel
  • Published date 2016-12-07
  • Coordinating group(s) International Development
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 12
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  • PLS Title School-based decision-making has positive effects on education outcomes but less so in low-income countries
  • PLS Description Decentralizing decision-making to schools has mainly small to moderate positive effects in reducing repetition, dropouts and increasing test scores. These effects are restricted to middle-income countries, with fewer and smaller positive effects found in low-income countries or in disadvantaged communities.
  • Title The effects of school-based decision-making on educational outcomes in low- and middle-income contexts
Community monitoring interventions to curb corruption and increase access and quality of service delivery in low- and middle-income countries
  • Authors Ezequiel Molina, Laura Carella, Ana Pacheco, Guillermo Cruces, Leonardo Gasparini
  • Published date 2016-11-15
  • Coordinating group(s) International Development
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 12
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  • PLS Title Community monitoring interventions can reduce corruption and may improve services
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review assesses the effectiveness of Community Monitoring Interventions in reducing corruption. The review summarises findings from 15 studies, of which seven are from Asia, six from Africa and two from Latin America.
  • Title Community monitoring interventions to curb corruption and increase access and quality of service delivery in low- and middle-income countries
Deworming and adjuvant interventions for improving the developmental health and well-being of children in low- and middle-income countries
  • Authors Vivian Andrea Welch, Shally Awasthi, Chisa Cumberbatch, Robert Fletcher, Jessie McGowan, Katelyn Merritt, Shari Krishnaratne, Salim Sohani, Peter Tugwell, George A. Wells
  • Published date 2016-09-27
  • Coordinating group(s) International Development
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 12
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  • PLS Title Mass deworming programmes have little or no effect on most welfare outcomes
  • PLS Description The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of mass deworming of children to improve child health and other outcomes is debated. This independent analysis reinforces the case against mass deworming, finding little or no effect on most welfare outcomes.
  • Title Deworming and adjuvant interventions for improving the developmental health and well-being of children in low- and middle-income countries
Interventions for promoting reintegration and reducing harmful behaviour and lifestyles in street-connected children and young people
  • Authors Esther Coren, Rosa Hossain, Jordi Pardo Pardo, Mirella Veras, Kabita Chakraborty, Holly Harris, Anne J. Martin
  • Published date 2016-07-01
  • Coordinating group(s) International Development
  • Type of document Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 12
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  • PLS Title Lack of evidence on the effectiveness of interventions to reintegrate street-connected children
  • PLS Description This Campbell review assesses the effectiveness of interventions for improving outcomes among street-connected children and young people, and for reducing some important health-related risks; and to improve access to and integration into society, education, and employment opportunities.
  • Title Interventions for promoting reintegration and reducing harmful behaviour and lifestyles in street-connected children and young people
Parental, community and familial support interventions to improve children’s literacy in developing countries
  • Authors Elizabeth Spier, Pia Britto, Terri Pigott, Eugene Roehlkapartain, Michael McCarthy, Yael Kidron, Mengli Song, Peter Scales, Dan Wagner, Julia Lane, Janis Glover
  • Published date 2016-03-23
  • Coordinating group(s) Education, International Development
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • PLS Title Limited evidence of effectiveness for home or community-based child literacy programmes yet some approaches improve outcomes
  • PLS Description For a majority of the world’s children academic learning is neither occurring at expected rates nor supplying the basic foundational skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century. This review examines the availability of evidence and its findings about the effectiveness of interventions to improve parental, familial, and community support for children’s literacy development in developing countries.
  • Title Parental, community and familial support interventions to improve children’s literacy in developing countries
  • Spanish PLS Evidencia limitada de la eficacia de los programas de alfabetización infantil basados en el hogar o en la comunidad, aunque algunos enfoques mejoran los resultados
  • Spanish PLS Description Para la mayoría de los niños del mundo, el aprendizaje académico no se produce alcanzando las tasas esperadas, ni proporciona las habilidades básicas necesarias para tener éxito en el siglo XXI. Esta revisión examina la disponibilidad de evidencia y sus hallazgos sobre la eficacia de las intervenciones para mejorar el apoyo de padres, familias y la comunidad para el desarrollo de la alfabetización de los niños en los países en desarrollo.
Community-based rehabilitation for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries
  • Authors Valentina Iemmi, Lorna Gibson, Karl Blanchet, Suresh Kumar, Santosh Rath, Sally Hartley, GVS Murthy, Vikram Patel, Joerg Weber, Hannah Kuper
  • Published date 2015-09-01
  • Coordinating group(s) International Development
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 11
  • Issue nr 15
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  • PLS Title Positive effects from community-based rehabilitation for people with disabilities and their carers in low- and middle-income countries
  • PLS Description Community-based rehabilitation has a beneficial effect on the lives of people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Title Community-based rehabilitation for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries
Food supplementation for improving the physical and psychosocial health of socio-economically disadvantaged children aged three months to five years
  • Authors Elizabeth Kristjansson, Damian K Francis, Selma Liberato, Maria Benkhalti Jandu, Vivian Andrea Welch, Malek Batal, Trisha Greenhalgh, Tamara Rader, Eamonn Noonan, Beverley J. Shea, Laura Janzen, George A. Wells, Mark Petticrew
  • Published date 2015-05-04
  • Coordinating group(s) International Development, Nutrition, Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Volume 11
  • Issue nr 11
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  • PLS Title Food supplementation is more effective if better targeted and supervised
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review examines whether food supplementation is effective in improving the health of disadvantaged children under 5. The review summarises findings from 32 studies: 21 randomised controlled trials (RCTs), and 11 controlled before-and-after studies (CBAs).
  • Title Food supplementation for improving the physical and psychosocial health of socio-economically disadvantaged children aged three months to five years
Family and community interventions under IMCI strategy for reduction of neonatal and under-fives mortality among children in low- and middle-income countries
  • Authors Chandrashekhar Sreeramareddy, TN Sathyanarayana, Raghupathy Anchala, HN Harsha Kumar
  • Published date 2015-03-02
  • Coordinating group(s) International Development
  • Type of document Title Protocol
  • Category Image Category Image
  • Title Family and community interventions under IMCI strategy for reduction of neonatal and under-fives mortality among children in low- and middle-income countries
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