This report assesses the relationship of household crowding to various health effects. A systematic review of this topic was conducted to support the development of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Housing and health guidelines. The aim of this systematic review is to provide the best available evidence from existing research to contribute to the deliberations of the Guideline Development Group (GDG).

This technical report outlines Breakthrough RESEARCH’s efforts to document lessons learned in social and behavior change (SBC) programming from the USAID Zika response, which consists of a review of documentation, a qualitative evaluation through stakeholder interviews, an online survey assessing utilization of SBC technical guidance documents, and an assessment of data collection instruments.  

The Zika Communication Network (ZCN) strives to support communities which are currently affected or may become affected by Zika by connecting responders with state-of-the-art knowledge and tools that they can readily use or adapt to their particular context and response plan. ZCN strives to contribute to the following goals:

The purpose of this document is to provide detailed guidance for the response strategies under the Strategic Response Framework (SRF). UN agencies, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), INGOs, NGOs and CSOs can use the guidance to support the Government in the development and implementation of research driven, adaptable and context-driven risk communication and community engagement interventions.