With a national HIV prevalence rate estimated at 4.7%, Côte d’Ivoire is the most affected country in West Africa where the HIV/AIDS pandemic has risen since 1985, when the first cases were discovered. The impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic is such that it represents the first cause of death for men and the second for women.
This case study describes a pilot project in Cote d'Ivoire which promotes HIV self-testing via barbershops. Preliminary human-centered-based research resulted in a finding that barbershops were a key gathering point for men in Côte D’Ivoire. The HIV self testing promotions were also communicated via religious leaders and social media.
To promote male engagement (ME) in family planning in Cote d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso, the Transform/PHARE project developed and piloted innovative approaches, including a Human Centered Design (HCD) project in Côte d'Ivoire focusing on men in the informal employment sector and an innovation lab in Burkina Faso aimed at increasing ME in FP.
Hulu Beteina is a mobile health (mHealth) platform in Ethiopia to support rural women and men during pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, delivery, and as parents of young children.
This is a series of demand generation 60-second radio spots for modern FP methods adapted to state-specific contexts and community structures/events. The radio spots are part of a FP campaign in Nigeria.
These brochures serve as a way of reinforcing information about family planning. They are distributed in Nigerian communities to remind community members of the benefits of birth spacing at all levels of society from the individual to the family and community level.
This referral card from Nigeria serves as a call to action item for clients who intend to visit a health facility for FP counseling. It was printed in English and distributed in Ebonyi, Sokoto, and Bauchi communities.
A guide to aid Community Mobilizers (CMs) in facilitating discussions around FP and Childbirth Spacing (CBS) for the adoption of a modern contraceptive method. There is a specific flip chart for Community Dialogue and Compound meeting
Demand generation spots for LLIN replacement campaigns. These spots are specific for pre-, during & post-campaigns awareness and adherence to net use. The state-specific spots are used to announce details of the campaign and solicit the support of the general public for the campaign activities.