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Precision Paradigm Focus Areas
The mechanisms of action (MoA) taxonomy offers a shared language to make it easy to communicate with one another in designing and testing interventions, and to accelerate what the field can learn across different interventions and across different studies of them. To develop the MoA taxonomy, the HARC research team began with the taxonomy developed by the Human Behaviour Change Project. HARC refined the taxonomy based on input from intervention researchers and home visiting models. HARC’s MoA taxonomy includes 26 MoAs with definitions.