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  • Published research
    Overweight and obesity in local media: An analysis of media coverage in CDC-funded communities
    Earned media can be part of addressing overweight and obesity by emphasizing prevention and both environmental and individual causes and solutions. This paper examines almost 3,000 news stories related to overweight and obesity in newspaper and television channels in multiple locations across the United States. The authors suggest future research could explore if public perception or news coverage on overweight and obesity changes.
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    Using behavior change approaches to improve complementary feeding practices
    Improving complementary feeding of children 6 to 24 months of age requires an understanding of what drives feeding behaviors in specific cultural and economic contexts and which systematic approaches best facilitate beneficial and feasible changes. This paper analyzes social and behavior change approaches and use of program delivery platforms at scale that resulted in documented improvements in Bangladesh, Malawi, Peru and Zambia. The authors conclude that complementary feeding practices, particularly dietary diversity, can be improved rapidly in a variety of settings through available program platforms if interventions focus on specific constraints and strategies encourage caregivers to prepare and feed appropriate foods.
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    Evidence-based adaptation and scale-up of a mobile phone health information service
    Using mobile phone interventions for health improvement, particularly behavior change and maintenance interventions, is growing at a rapid pace. This case study presents how to apply best practices to successfully scale up mobile phone interventions. Applying principles of scale can inform the successful scale-up, sustainability and potential impact of mHealth programs across health topics and settings.
  • Publication
    This resource details FHI 360’s approaches to the 10 task areas of the CDC Health Marketing Support Services blanket purchase agreement (BPA), which is a flexible funding mechanism that serves the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
  • Project
    The CDC Health Marketing Support Services blanket purchase agreement is a flexible funding mechanism that serves the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • Project
    Education Technical Assistance and Support Services (EDTASS) is a blanket purchase agreement that provides the U.S. Department of Education with technical assistance and support services across a range of activities that are essential to ensuring...
  • Project
    Should ongoing clinical trials identify an effective microbicide, the next challenge will be to ensure product access and use. Communication campaigns will play a critical role in generating demand and encouraging correct use.
  • Publication
    2012 — The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) brings together four leading research funders to address the problem of childhood obesity in America: the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. National...
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    FHI 360 manages the Coordinating Center for the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research in the United States, which brings together four of the nation’s leading research organizations—the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
  • Tools
    2007 — Africa Health provides the latest information on medical research of interest to physicians and other health professionals in Africa. It is the leading journal of continuing medical education for health professionals in Africa's English-...