Human-centered design (HCD) is increasingly being applied in global health programs, but its application varies widely across projects, and its documentation is limited.
This page describes the Ecological Model of behavior change theory. It is intended to provide guidance to professionals working in social and behavior change.
Breakthrough RESEARCH, through analysis led by Avenir Health, has developed two briefs exploring the factors related to adolescent childbearing and youth contraceptive use in USAID priority countries to show how SBC investments can be tailored to focus on the unique circumstances of different young people.
"This paper explores the ways in which digital and social media channels can be used successfully, appropriately, and responsibly to drive behaviour change in young men and women from lower socioeconomic groups.
This is a handbook designed to help the media to support and communicate with their audiences about the COVID-19 pandemic. It is available in English, Ukrainian and Romanian.
"This document describes an approach for conducting a national situational analysis of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) as a basis for improving quality of care.
Costing is the process of data collection and analysis for estimating the cost of a health intervention. High-quality cost data on social and behavior change (SBC) are critical not only for developing budgets, planning, and assessing program proposals, but can also feed into advocacy, program prioritization, and agenda setting.
The “Business Case for Social and Behavior Change (SBC) in Family Planning” synthesizes the SBC cost literature and SBC effectiveness literature in family planning to demonstrate the cost-effectiveness of SBC and the pathways through which effectiveness is achieved.
Breakthrough RESEARCH (BR) is gathering, analyzing, and sharing evidence on the costs and impact of social and behavior change (SBC) interventions to support the case that investing in SBC is crucial for improving health and advancing development.