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  • Blog
  • 8th Feb 2024

Homicides and mental health: understanding systemic patterns

Getting and understanding the right data to help prevent homicides in the future

  • Report
  • 6th Feb 2024

How can we promote a reasoned use of screens by children?

We tested a digital family mediation tool, offering information and support to parents and guiding them to create their own personalised strategy for better managing screen time at home.

Also available in: Français

  • Report
  • 6th Feb 2024

Comment promouvoir un usage raisonné des écrans chez les enfants ?

Nous avons testé un outil numérique de médiation familiale, permettant d’offrir de l’information et du soutien aux parents et de les guider dans la création d’une stratégie personnalisée pour mieux gérer les écrans à la maison

Also available in: English

  • Blog
  • 5th Feb 2024

UK joins the war on disposable vapes 

How can we make sure that efforts to regulate vaping and e cigarettes don't inadvertently create more problems than they solve?

  • Report
  • 21st Dec 2023

Improving hygiene behaviours within Rohingya settlements in Cox’s Bazar

Bangladesh is the site of the world’s largest settlement for forcibly displaced Rohingya nationals. Since August 2017, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya families have fled genocidal violence in Myanmar. Now, over 1,000,000 people have lived in temporary settlement camps spanning 5,800 acres. BRAC - the world’s largest NGO - is…

  • Blog
  • 21st Dec 2023

Improving handwashing in Rohingya settlements in Cox’s Bazar

With the generous support of Reckitt Global Hygiene Institute (RGHI), BIT collaborated with the BRAC Social Innovation Lab (SIL) to encourage usage of HWSs among the Rohingya nationals in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh through developing BI-informed communication interventions that addressed behavioural barriers faced by the community. 

  • Working paper
  • 20th Dec 2023

Working Paper No. 004 / Effectiveness of SMS reminders to increase demand for HPV immunisation: a randomised controlled trial in Georgia

In Georgia, a country with low rates of uptake of the HPV vaccine, we conducted a country-wide RCT that included over 55,000 girls aged 10-12, representing the entire population of eligible unvaccinated girls of this age in the country.

  • Working paper
  • 19th Dec 2023

BIT Working Paper No. 003 / A randomised controlled trial to measure the impact of supportive text messages on attendance and engagement with treatment among lmproving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) patients

In 2019/20 1.7 million people were referred into the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service in England. Of these, one in three did not complete a course of treatment (defined as attending two or more treatment appointments). One reason for dropout is long wait times with limited communication.

  • Blog
  • 25th Nov 2023

Domestic violence : a tool to increase screening by 76%

Doctors can be powerful allies for women suffering domestic violence

  • Blog
  • 19th Oct 2023

Encourager la participation des femmes au dépistage du cancer du sein

Sur la période 2021-2022, en France, moins de 50% des femmes éligibles  au programme de dépistage organisé du cancer du sein y ont participé. À titre de comparaison, elles étaient 65% au Royaume-Uni.