This is a set of fact sheets and guidance for use by Talkline counselors in Zambia.
Family Planning and Reproductive Health
This brief provides rigorous evidence-based insights to social and behavior change (SBC) program implementers and researchers seeking to improve health-related knowledge, attitudes, norms, and behaviors of married female adolescents.
Breakthrough RESEARCH, in collaboration with resource partner M&C Saatchi, is using social listening as a research strategy to understand the types of health information shared through social media in Francophone West Africa.
The Transform/PHARE project developed innovative approaches to enhance health-related behavior change programming and family planning outcomes by adapting novel techniques from marketing, advertising, human-centered design, and behavioral economics.
Le projet Transform/PHARE a développé des approches innovantes pour optimiser la programmation du changement de comportement en matière de santé et les résultats de la planification familiale (PF) en adaptant de nouvelles techniques issues du marketing, de la publicité, du design centré sur l’humain et de l’économie comportementale.
Human-centered design (HCD) is increasingly being applied in global health programs, but its application varies widely across projects, and its documentation is limited.
Empowerment of female adolescents, at the individual level, is thought to be an important factor associated with norms and health, but the Female Empowerment Index has not previously been used to explore empowerment in relation to specific health outcomes or behaviors.
This factsheet shares results from a targeted study to better understand which social and behavior change programming approaches are most effective for encouraging out-of-school youth ages 15 to 19 to adopt priority reproductive health and family planning behaviors.
These infographics draw on data and a programmatic research brief from the first phase of a Breakthrough RESEARCH behavioral sentinel surveillance (BSS) survey that has been completed in northwestern Nigeria.
In RISE II, the Resilience Food Security Activity partners use a variety of social and behavior change (SBC) approaches, including community mobilization, interpersonal communication through peer group activities, and mass media, to address priority health behaviors.