The purpose of the app is to help increase tuberculosis case detection and enrollment in treatment through improved screening, documentation, and referral practices in the private sector. It has the potential for rapid scale and high impact in the fight against tuberculosis.
Finding sustainable ways to maintain access to long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs) is essential to maintaining gains in malaria prevention in Ghana. The commercial market is an important channel for sustained access to LLINs.
Breakthrough ACTION Botswana developed a set of HIV messages in English and Setswana which are now available on Orange telecom’s 1-2-4 mobile platform.
Breakthrough ACTION Guyana is the United States Agency for International Development’s flagship social and behavior change (SBC) project designed to improve malaria outcomes among priority populations. The project uses innovative SBC approaches to address key behaviors related to malaria testing and treatment.
In Mozambique, key populations for HIV prevention include female sex workers, men who have sex with men, incarcerated individuals, and people who inject drugs. While Mozambique has reduced the number of new HIV infections over the past decade, HIV prevalence among Mozambique’s key populations is disproportionately high, when compared to the general population.
Gender is a cross-cutting issue that can inform decision making and best practices in all health areas. HIV care and treatment, for example, has benefitted from increased attention to gender inequities over the past decade.
Transforming Masculinities is an evidence-based approach used in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR) to promote gender equality and positive masculinities within faith communities.
Qualitative research is particularly valuable for understanding gender norms that affect adolescent girls, because it allows people’s own perspectives and voices to come through, and gives the researcher a deeper, more nuanced understanding of the complexities involved in studying gender norms.
Voices for Change, V4C (Nigeria, 2013-2017) was a program which worked to strengthen the enabling environment for gender equality in Nigeria. The program targeted young women and men aged 16–25 years old and oeprated in four states in Nigeria: Enugu, Kaduna, Kano and Lagos. For some activities it operated at the federal level.