Liberia

This facilitator’s guide was produced to train Health Advocacy Committees (HAC) as part of Breakthrough ACTION Liberia’s overall capacity development and implementation of community-based advocacy core groups. It offers conceptual and in-depth methodologies, tools, and step-by-step guidance to individuals who will facilitate SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-Bound) Advocacy training specific to HACs across project locations.

The Liberia National Malaria Strategic Plan 2021–2025 redefines the strategic direction and focus of the malaria program, including strengthening of management and coordination structures, health systems, and capacities to achieve greater equity, coverage, quality, and more effective delivery of the interventions. In addition, the malaria NSP includes plans for preparedness and timely response during emergencies to ensure malaria control activities continue with minimal disruptions in an emergency (e.g., Ebola virus disease or coronavirus).

Breakthrough ACTION Liberia Peri-Urban Water Study Report 2021

This technical report from a 2021 study on peri-urban water access, quality, and use in Montserrado county was conducted by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Communications Programs and Save the Children.

The primary objectives of the study were to:

* Deepen understanding of the drivers and barriers to household water source selection in peri-urban communities of Montserrado, and
* Explore households preferences and practices related to storage, treatment and use in peri-urban communities of Montserrado County

During the Ebola outbreak in Liberia in 2015, the international community quickly created a series of wide-scale social behavior change communication campaigns, a typical approach in humanitarian aid. This resulted in campaigns that bombarded local populations with massive but poorly coordinated blasts of messaging on billboards, in print, on radio and TV, through health outreach workers and community organizations, via SMS and call-in hotlines.

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