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Author Cabañero-Verzosa, Cecilia.

Title Counting on communication [electronic resource] : the Uganda nutrition and early childhood development project / Cecilia Cabañero-Verzosa.

Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2005.


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Physical description vii, 41 p.
Series World Bank working paper ; no. 59
World Bank working paper ; no. 59.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary The Uganda Nutrition and Early Childhood Development Project was one of the World Bank's first projects to demonstrate the value-added of strategic communication. The strategic communication component developed for this project included the use of formative research about values and attitudes with respect to child rearing, in order to develop and test effective messages. The communication strategy was developed in a highly participatory manner and included nurturing a team of champions for the project among policymakers, district officials, community leaders, and grassroots organizations to advocate for the project. It also included two-way communication activities developed to address the practices and behaviors that would need to be changed in order for the project to be successful, rather than merely disseminating messages based on assumptions of project benefits.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Health promotion -- Uganda.
Malnutrition in children -- Uganda -- Prevention.
Economic assistance -- Uganda.
Health, Nutrition, and Population.
Social and Cultural Issues.
Electronic books.
ISBN 0821362682
0821362690 (electronic bk.)