• Date


  • Time

    12:00 PM ET (New York)

  • Location

    Webinar (online)

  • Organisation

    Global Implementation Society (GIS)

Covid 19

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Innovate! Accelerate! Evaluate!

Harnessing implementation science to inform the evaluation of an inter-agency scale-up of parenting resources during COVID-19 for 152 million people.


The COVID-19 Playful Parenting Emergency Response brought together a multi-agency emergency COVID-19 response to provide parents with a set of open-source parenting resources by condensing evidence from multiple RCTs of parenting programmes in Africa, Asia and Europe to promote playful, nurturing caregiving and to prevent violence against children based on. These resources were developed with UNICEF, WHO, and other partners and diversified for multiple delivery formats and distribution networks, with rapid scale-up reaching an estimated 152 million people in 182 countries by April 2021.


This webinar will share how the RE-AIM framework was used to evaluate to examine the reach, effectiveness, adoption, implementation, and maintenance of the initiative. Quantitative and qualitative findings will be reported from global surveys, 11 country-level case studies, and interviews with implementers, parents, and adolescents. An interactive discussion will follow exploring challenges of building a rigorous evidence-base whilst responding to a global crisis.

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