The ten mythbusters, available in English and Siswati, were developed based on feedback received from chiefdom leadership who identified prevailing myths and misconceptions related to COIVD-19 prevention, treatment or stigma related to recovery.
The Big Idea of the Week delves deeper into a specific COVID-related topic. Each week, Big Idea tackles a specific area of COVID-19 and provides important information, guidelines, and messages for the public.
This commentary follows the publication of Marie Stopes International's randomized control trial in Bangladesh which showed that mHealth to promote contraceptive use increased women’s report of gender-based violence.
In Nigeria, as in many countries, social media has allowed anyone to post COVID-19 misinformation as truth and fact, while misleading the public and, in some cases, causing real damage.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in India has created a three-minute video called “Making of No-Cost Face Masks at Home to Prevent the Spread of the Coronavirus”. It has been uploaded separately in 12 other major Indian languages thus enabling the free face mask message to be understood throughout rural and urban India, and have been designed specifically for poor and lower middle class households, including for non-readers.
Pact, in partnership with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, is supporting the government in accelerating Eswatini's progress toward the 95-95-95 targets and sustainable HIV epidemic control by preventing new infections and reducing the vulnerability of two key groups, orphans and vulnerable children and adolescent girls and young women.
Below are three posters produced to instruct the public about various aspects of living during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This how-to guide is developed for program managers who want to implement radio magazine programs that have been proven to inspire behavior change around family planning.
The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI 2) project is designed to increase contraceptive use in Kaduna, Lagos and Oyo states. It is an extension of the successful NURHI Phase 1 Project (2009 - 2014) and runs from 2015 - 2020.
Over the past decade, the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) engaged stakeholders at various levels to promote family planning in Nigeria. As part of activities to closeout NURHI 2 after 10 Years of Impact, NURHI is showcasing quotes and stories gathered over the years as “Words on Marble" - a familiar ideology of projecting key messages in the Nigerian environment.