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.
Breakthrough ACTION developed the Essential Elements for Costed Implementation Plans: Social and Behavior Change Checklist to support governments, donors, and implementing partners to ensure best practices in SBC are strategically integrated into—and appropriately budgeted for—in their family planning (FP) Costed Implementation Plans (CIPs).
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.
This toolkit is a practical guide for public health professionals seeking to understand how gender can impact health outcomes, both through service delivery and access to information and care. Its primary focus is sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health.
The Technical and Operational Performance Support (TOPS) Program and CARE USA created this set of field-friendly activities.
This report focuses on the need to address patriarchal control of adolescent girls’ sexuality in the fight against child, early and forced marriage and unions, and highlights the vital role played by gender-transformative programs. The report presents findings from a review of 23 organizations that work at the intersection of child marriage and sexuality, and includes three case studies that feature the work of grassroots organizations working in politically and culturally conservative contexts.