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Launched by the Ministry of Health in 2006, the Vietnam Handwashing Initiative (HWI) aimed to move audiences towards adopting and maintaining hygienic behaviors in order to decrea…
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Clean hands are your health: Working for better hand hygiene at Hospital de Barillas

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Hospital de Barillas was one of many hospitals participating in the USAID Maternal Child Survival Program’s Clean Clinic Approach which worked with national ministries of health t…
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Ozone Action Program

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As part of a larger, existing effort to promote cleaner air in the Detroit region, the goal of the Ozone Action Program was to attain and maintain the National Ambient Air Quality…

Risk perception measures' associations with behavior intentions, affect, and cognition following colon cancer screening messages.

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Dillard, A. J., Ferrer, R. A., Ubel, P. A., & Fagerlin, A. (2012). Risk perception measures' associations with behavior intentions, affect, and cognition following colon cancer screening messages. Health Psychology, 31(1), 106-113.
Objective: Risk perception is important for motivating health behavior (e.g., Janz & Becker, 1984), but different measures of the construct may change how important that relations…

Turning up the heat: The effects of fear appeals on sun-protective attitudes, intentions, and behaviours 

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Development of an intervention to reduce transmission of respiratory infections and pandemic flu: Measuring and predicting hand-washing intentions.

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Miller, S., Yardley, L., & Little, P. (2012). Development of an intervention to reduce transmission of respiratory infections and pandemic flu: Measuring and predicting hand-washing intentions. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 17(1), 59-81.
This was an exploratory pilot study forming part of a programme of work to develop and trial an effective web-based intervention to reduce the risk of transmission of respiratory …

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