Breakthrough RESEARCH, with input from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and cross-sectoral implementing partners, developed research and learning agendas (RLAs) to strengthen two important areas of social and behavior change (SBC) programming: integrated SBC programming and provider behavior change (PBC).
The project conducted formative research to systematically define a behavioral problem, drawing from health facility observations, interviews with key stakeholders, and discussions with partners. These insights led Breakthrough ACTION to develop the following behavioral problem statement: Providers do not counsel postpartum women on the full range of contraceptive methods in a way that women internalize. We want providers to consistently provide comprehensive FP counseling that resonates with their clients.
This paper reviews the evidence on the promise of behavioral economics to improve health outcomes through provider-facing interventions in five critical health areas. The analysis draws from the limited existing evidence base on this topic to suggest where and how behavioral economics interventions may be most impactful and where further research may contribute most to building the knowledge base.
This guide was designed as part of the Communication for Health Ethiopia project for community mobilizers, to help them engage key stakeholders at the woreda and community level in addressing relevant health issues.
The Ghana Communicate for Health Project ran from 2015-2019. As part of its efforts to address regional perspectives and needs, Communicate for Health conducted two collaborative workshops to discuss region-specific audience research and design creative materials that would address identified social and behavioral barriers and benefits in key health areas.
Breakthrough RESEARCH, with input from USAID and implementing partners, has developed research and learning agendas for two important areas of social and behavior change (SBC) programming: the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of health care providers with their clients and the integration of multiple health or development issues within a sing
This tool, Think BIG (Behavioral Integration Guidance), helps organizations prioritize which behaviors to integrate into their programming to make the best use of available resources and achieve rapid results. Think BIG is a behavior-centered process for reaching development goals.
This resource provides a snapshot of different approaches and how they can provide complementary perspectives when used together in global health projects.
This glossary is aimed at non-designers to help them become familiar with terms used by design teams. It helps clarify the meanings of common design terms through definitions and examples.