Social Behavior Changes Communication Intervention for Stunting Prevention: A Systematic Review
Keywords:Social behavior changes, Communication intervention, For stunting prevention, Review
Purpose: T Social and behaviour change approach most used, and the only one used without other communication interventions was interpersonal communication and media and community/social mobilization. The current review sought to to review and synthesize the current literature regarding social and behavior communication change intervention at community-based programs, summarize treatment models and outcome measures, and evaluate the evidence.
Methods: We searched Medline, PsychINFO, and PubMed (January 2000 and December 2020) and conducted ancestral and online searches in peer-reviewed, English language journals for eligible studies. Results: A total of 5 articles were included in review. All studies reported that SBCC was feasible to increased expenditures on eggs and flesh foods, minimum dietary diversity, early initiation of breastfeeding (EIBP, exclusive breastfeeding (EBP), knowledge and practices towards infant and youth complementary feeding (IYCF) , and reduced stunting prevalence.
Conclusion: Future studies could be re-tested using more sample size in different place or region of others countries with relatively high prevalence of stunting.
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