Giving effective information to fight COVID-19

Investigadores/as:
Sergio Bautista
Martin Lajous
Trabajo de campo:
Ubicación:
Mexico
Línea de tiempo:
2020
Grupo objetivo:
  • Teachers
Resultado de interés:
  • Communicable diseases
  • Health outcomes
  • Take-up of program/social service/healthy behavior
Tipo de intervención:
  • Information
  • COVID-19 response
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Socios Implementadores:

Different and often contradicting messages occur in social media about COVID-19, so developing trustworthy communication strategies is critical to reduce the negative impact of the virus. Researchers are conducting a randomized evaluation to test the impact of public health messages on hand washing and compliance with government mandated guidelines in Mexico.