Dr. Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed is a Gender and Development Manager (Research) at UNICEF Office of Research, Innocenti, where she also manages the Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office-funded Gender-Responsive and Age-Sensitive Social Protection (GRASSP) research program. Zahrah works in the area of gender and women’s economic empowerment, the care economy, and social protection.
This brief provides rigorous evidence-based insights to implementers and researchers of social and behavior change (SBC) programs that seek to improve community knowledge, attitudes, norms and behaviors for improved health of women and their young children.
These best practices of vaccination campaigns for an entire population have been developed from experiences of polio vaccination campaigns conducted in the Congo, Namibia and Tajikistan.
Cette boîte à outils a été créée en mars 2020 à la suite d’une série d'entretiens qui a été faites avec les parties prenantes principales du CSC en Guinée. Elle facilite au acteurs de la santé l'utilisation des données pour la prise de décision.
This message framework is intended to be used by social and behavior change (SBC) practitioners to advocate with influential organizations, coordinating bodies, and individuals to increase support for SBC in family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH).
This brief offers practical guidance on how to use social listening as a tool to inform social and behavior change (SBC) programs. It is intended for global and regional SBC program implementers, evaluators, and donors in USAID priority countries. Social listening uses existing data from public online sources. It can be conducted both retrospectively and prospectively, enabling SBC program, research, and evaluation stakeholders to access relevant insights in a quick and cost-effective way.
Dans le cadre du volet VIH, Breakthrough ACTION-Côte d’Ivoire renforcera l’utilisation des services de VIH, y compris le dépistage du VIH chez les populations prioritaires. Cela passera par l’amélioration des liens avec le dépistage, les soins et le traitement.
This website offers publications and materials for the public emanating from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
Community health workers (CHWs) are critical players in fragile settings, where staff shortages are particularly acute, health indicators are poor and progress towards Universal Health Coverage is slow. Like other health workers, CHWs need support to contribute effectively to health programmes and promote health equity.
In Burkina Faso, the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a variety of reactions among some Ouagadougou residents that have complicated efforts for a timely response. Hesitancy to get tested, avoiding contact tracers, or wariness of what the neighbors will say are some of these reactions.