Authors:
Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN) Project | USAID
Year Published:
2011
Resource Type:
Technical Guidance
Language:
English

Community theater can be an effective way to support positive changes in health knowledge and behavior as well as related social norms. This is a guide for program managers and community theater groups on how and why to integrate maternal, infant, and young child nutrition content into existing community theater activities. It provides recommendations for strengthening theater performances based on PATH’s successful experience implementing Magnet Theater for a variety of public health topics throughout Africa and Asia, and the Infant & Young Child Nutrition (IYCN) Project’s experience using theater to promote optimal infant and young child feeding practices in Zambia.