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The goal of this study is to assess the feasibility of implementing a group-based integrated early child development intervention through the government health system in one sub-district of Bangladesh, and to assess the resulting uptake of the intervention in the target population.
The RINEW intervention is a group-based integrated nutrition, responsive stimulation, and WASH intervention with a goal to improve child development outcomes. The intervention is delivered in group sessions to pregnant women and mothers or primary caregivers of children under 24 months of age. The RINEW intervention was tested in a pilot cluster-randomized control study in Bangladesh, where the investigators found the intervention group had better self-reported knowledge and behavior related to early child development. The investigators aim to implement this intervention through the government health system in one sub-district of Bangladesh, and assess the feasibility of delivering the intervention in this way, as well as the uptake of the intervention in the target population. The facilitators will be trained by the study team, and the intervention will be implemented in community-level health centers, facilitated by government health workers.
The specific objectives of this work are to:
1. Assess the feasibility (i.e. satisfaction of providers, perceived appropriateness of content and practicability of session delivery, population demand for sessions, quality and frequency of implementation, and preparedness of health system) of implementing the RINEW intervention through the government health system
2. Identify barriers, facilitators/opportunities, and pathway for scale up of the RINEW intervention through government health system
3. Assess the coverage of the intervention in the target population
4. Assess the uptake of recommended behaviors in the target population
To reach these objectives the investigators will
1. Train government health workers to deliver the intervention at government health facilities
2. Conduct a clinic-based process evaluation using both quantitative and qualitative methods at multiple time points during the 12-months intervention
3. Conduct population-based quantitative baseline and endline assessments to assess intervention coverage and uptake
Early Childhood Development
Integrated child stimulation, nutrition, lead, arsenic, WASH intervention
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-07T08:56:52-0400
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