This article, published with a creative commons licence on the LSE Impact Blog, suggests a more comprehensive and balanced approach for the evaluation of public engagement, drawing on evaluation criteria commonly used in aid evaluation.

5th September 2019 • comment

Superheroes again Superbugs (SaS) is a public engagement programme that aims to raise awareness on antibiotic resistance and promote community action by engaging with students in India.

22nd August 2019 • comment

An international collaborative public engagement partnership using street art to engage local communities in Botswana, India and South Africa.

15th August 2019 • comment

A film engages Nepalese communities about the health implications of child marriage

14th August 2019 • comment

Funfair in Nepal engages the public on the prevention and control of type 2 diabetes

14th August 2019 • comment

The Tak Province Border Community Ethics Advisory Board (T-CAB)

by Natinee Kulpijit, Napat Khirikoekkong
21st May 2019 • comment
16th January 2019 • comment

It’s OK to Talk is an adolescent and youth-focused programme started in 2016, which aims to increase awareness about mental health and wellbeing, so that more young people feel able to engage in dialogue on mental health, and seek help. The It's Ok to Talk programme comprised three core activities: It's Ok to Talk website, events and workshops, and a social media campaign.

14th May 2018 • comment

This article draws on experience of designing and implementing community engagement in Laos for Targeted Malaria Elimination (TME). It identifies five key elements of effective community engagement for mass antimalarial administration in this setting.

30th April 2018 • comment

This article reports the findings of a quantitative study conducted after the completion of a Targeted Malaria Elimination (TME) project in Lao PDR (Laos). The study aimed to explore reasons for individuals’ participation in the TME project. 

25th April 2018 • comment

This article draws on qualitative data to explore the factors that led to high population coverage (>87%) of mass drug administration (MDA) as part of targeted malaria elimination (TME)* in the Greater Mekong sub-region of South East Asia. It looks at the community engagement and education activities (including health education through theatre, posters, village meetings, and house-to-house visits) were undertaken to promote the uptake of MDA in target communities.

25th April 2018 • comment

Vietnamese artist Lena Bui discusses the participatory arts project 'Sacred Water' which took place in 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal. 

25th August 2017 • comment