The WHO has stated that countries must strengthen vaccination against seasonal influenza and measles to prevent respiratory illness and vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In order to uncover the current evidence and better understand the mechanism of misinformation spread, the authors report a systematic review of the nature and potential drivers of health-related misinformation.
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 brief provides insights from the social and behavior change (SBC) line of effort during the 2016-2019 Zika response when USAID and its implementing partners collaborated closely with national health ministries and local stakeholders in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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 Technical Specifications Content Guide (available in English and Spanish) specifies the evidence-based technical requirements and steps to be followed for the practice of each key behavior to reduce the risk of negative consequences caused by Zika during pregnancy.
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.