Disentangling the effects of a multiple behaviour change intervention for diarrhoea control in Zambia: a theory-based process evaluation.

CONCLUSIONS: The lack of measured behaviour change was likely due to issues with both the intervention's content and its delivery. Achieving high reach and intensity in community interventions delivered in diverse settings is challenging. Achieving high fidelity is also challenging when multiple behaviours are targeted for change. Further work using improved tools is needed to explore the use of subconscious motives in behaviour change interventions. To better uncover how and why interventions achieve their measured effects, process evaluations of complex interventions should develop and employ frameworks for investigation and interpretation that are structured around the intervention's theory of change and the local context. TRIAL REGISTRATION: The study was registered as part of the larger trial on 5 March 2014 with ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT02081521 . PMID: 29041941 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Rural Remote Health - Category: Rural Health Authors: Tags: Global Health Source Type: research

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