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Table 2 Intervention components and beneficiaries for the Tika Vaani intervention

From: Implementation fidelity and acceptability of an intervention to improve vaccination uptake and child health in rural India: a mixed methods evaluation of a pilot cluster randomized controlled trial

Key components Activities per village Purpose General public Primary caregivers and families of children
0 to 12 months of age
Frontline workers*
Community mobilization (face-to-face strategy) -Large introductory meeting (n = 1) To inform the community about the intervention and invite participation x x x
-Small group meetings (n = 3) To educate and reinforce basic health knowledge x x x
Messages via mobile phone (mHealth strategy) ‟Pushed” edutainment and summary capsules via mobile phone (n = 13) To educate and reinforce basic health knowledge. x x x
Vaccination “reminders” via mobile phone To inform when the child's vaccination is due   x  
‟On-demand” (callback) access via mobile phone to content through the IVR portal To provide convenient access x x x
  1. *Considered for the present study, accredited social health activist [ASHA], Anganwadi workers [AWWs], and AWW helpers (Sahaika). All interventions were offered free-of-cost to end users