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April 24, 2018

Mobile Phone-Delivered Reminders and Incentives to Improve Childhood Immunisation Coverage and Timeliness in Kenya (M-SIMU): A Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial

"The vast majority of caregivers reported receiving at least one SMS reminder or incentive during the study and that these interventions were influential in their decision to vaccinate their child."

April 17, 2018

The Importance of Social Networking in a National Polio Vaccine Campaign

"We encourage every health care worker to get involved in social networks, despite their challenges, to help bring medically accurate, science-based medicine to the general public in a nonmediated...

March 20, 2018

Web-based Social Media Intervention to Increase Vaccine Acceptance: A Randomized Controlled Trial

"Providing web-based vaccine information with social media applications during pregnancy can positively influence parental vaccine behaviors."

March 16, 2018

Use of Cellular Phone Contacts to Increase Return Rates for Immunization Services in Kenya

"Through calling, the health worker is able to establish a personal relationship with the caregivers, understand the reasons behind missing the due date and negotiate with the caregivers on the most...

March 14, 2018

Evaluation of a Mobile Phone-Based Intervention to Increase Parents' Knowledge About the Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccination and Their Psychological Empowerment: Mixed-Method Approach

This study evaluates 2 mobile-phone-based interventions aimed at increasing parents' knowledge of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccination (through elements of gamification) and their...

March 13, 2018

Effect of Mobile Phone Text Message Reminders on Routine Immunization Uptake in Pakistan: Randomized Controlled Trial

"Automated simple one-way SMS reminders in local languages might be feasible for improving routine vaccination coverage." Improved routine immunisation (RI) coverage is recommended as the priority...

March 6, 2018

Spaces of Inclusion: An Explorative Study on Needs of Refugees and Migrants in the Domain of Media Communication and on Responses by Community Media

"What role do media in general and community media in particular play for (recently arrived) refugees and migrants in response to their particular needs and with regard to their human right to...

March 5, 2018

Digital Play for Global Citizens

"When young people have opportunities to explore otherness in a guided way, with a teacher or a mentor who models a respectful curiosity, they learn not only the value of being macro-minded, but also...

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February 28, 2018

"...we highlight the interdependent objectives of the protection of freedom of expression and the development of an informed public." - Audrey...

February 21, 2018

"The highly complex and controversial topic of vaccine safety communication warrants innovative, user-centered solutions that would start with...

February 16, 2018

"In order to post videos successfully online you have to know how to play by their rules, and how to deliver what people want to watch and how...

February 16, 2018

"Share your stories with your community, your country, and your world!."

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February 15, 2018

Africa's Voices Foundation (AVF) designs mixed methods research projects that "are grounded in social science theories, engage citizens through...

February 15, 2018

"Australia’s first International Cyber Engagement Strategy lays out three simple... goals to harness the opportunities of the digital age and...

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