The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on malaria control and elimination efforts. Modeling predictions suggested the annual malaria death toll in sub-Saharan Africa could double because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Launched in 2016, (re)solve is a four-year project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. It is led by Pathfinder International in partnership with Camber Collective, The International Center for Women, and ideas42, and is active in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, and Ethiopia.
Busara carried out a study in India among 1,150 participants in partnership with the Centre for Social and Behavioural Change. The study worked on narrowing down and refining interventions aimed at driving uptake and adherence of Iron Folic Acid pills among pregnant and lactating women.
The Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) of USAID adapted and tested interventions with first-time young parents (FTYPs) in Kogi and Ebonyi states.
Between January and October 2019, SHOPS Plus India tested 22 variations of interpersonal communication activities among nearly 300,000 target group members to identify which were most effective, and which had the highest potential for scaling up through the project’s private and public sector partners.
As social norms are context and culture specific, the Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change created this map to display results from members' work on social norms-focused interventions and research projects around the world. Case studies and tools of each project can be found by clicking on a location or using the filter options.
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This report aims to support the work of UNFPA and partners by presenting a background and rationale for engaging men and boys.
In light of recent progress towards elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, the strong momentum for integrating programs on HIV, sexual and reproductive health (SRH), maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH), family planning, and sexually transmitted infections, and country-level adoption of the 2013 Consolidated World Health Organ