Expanding access to family planning (FP) at the community level has been a priority strategy for accelerating progress toward achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and more specifically, emphasis on community access to FP has emerged as a major goal in sub-Saharan Africa.
This report offers statistics about the schistosomiasis situation in Uganda, as part of the research for the Bilharzia Communication Campaign which took place there in 2017-2018.
This literature review was undertaken as part of the formative research in preparation for the Bilharzia Communication Campaign in Uganda.
Performance Monitoring and Accountability 2020 Schistosomiasis (PMA Schisto) was a research module created specifically for Uganda, to develop the first nationally representative prevalence rate of Schistosomiasis, a highly endemic and neglected parasitic disease.
The Bilharzia Communication Campaign ran in Uganda from 2017-2018. The purpose of the campaign was to raise awareness about Bilharzia, build a sense of vulnerability, and encourage practices to avoid infection.
The Bilharzia Prevention Communication campaign was run in Uganda from 2017-2018. Part of the campaign involved broadcasting of radio talk shows, skits, and jingles to increase awareness of Bilharzia and to encourage the audience to take preventive measures, be aware of symptoms, and gain knowledge about treatment.
This flipchart was created as part of the Bilharzia Prevention Communicaton Campaign in Uganda, 2017-2018.
The Bilharzia/Schistosomiasis Prevention Communication Campaign was run in Uganda from 2017-2018. It involved radio programs, jingles, and skits, community outreach, print materials, job aids, and other efforts.
This document describes the monitoring plan for the radio aspects of the campaign, run from August to December of 2017.
This document outlines the background for, and plan for implementation of, the Schistosomiasis/Bilarzia Prevention Communication Campaign in Uganda, 2017-2018. It includes preliminary background information about the prevalence of Schistosomiasis and awareness of the disease among key populations.
It also includes:
This document describes the pretesting methodology of all of the campaign materials for the Bilharzia awareness campaign in Uganda, 2016-2017. Described within the document are the pretesting objectives, how the pretests were conducted, how the pretesters were trained, and how the audiences were recruited.