WASH Education on Sesame Street: Program Development and Expansion

11:30 am
12:45 pm
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Conference Room B2-231
Abigail Bucuvalas, EdD, Senior Director of International Impact at Sesame Workshop
Seminar Series
The Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health
Open to the Columbia Community
During this presentation, Dr. Abigail Bucuvalas will discuss WASH UP!, a Sesame Street health behavior change program that is currently active in sub-Saharan Africa, the Syrian response region, Central Asia, and Central America. She will address program development and implementation, including the ongoing role played by research and monitoring activities. Special attention will be given to the adaptation processes that ensure program relevance in new countries and regions, and to a new expansion of the program targeting learners ages 10-12 years.


Leinne Ramirez-Tamarez