Busara carried out a study in India among 1,150 participants in partnership with the Centre for Social and Behavioural Change. The study worked on narrowing down and refining interventions aimed at driving uptake and adherence of Iron Folic Acid pills among pregnant and lactating women.
Un rapport de lignes directrices provisoires pour les États membres de la région africaine de l'OMS concernant la santé publique et les mesures sociales pour prévenir la propagation des COVID19.
A report of provisional guidelines for Member States in the WHO African Region regarding public health and social measures to prevent the propagation of COVID19.
Résumé concis avec des tableaux clairs du rapport sur la poursuite du service, et le rapport détaillé complet
Concise summary with clear charts of the service continuation report, and the detailed report.
This document includes key Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) considerations during shifting lockdown measures, safety measures for conducting in-person community meetings, and a template that brings both of these considerations together to help agencies adapt their RCCE approaches as these measures shift.
As countries around the world wrestle with the issue of how best to contain the virus, physical distancing (or social distancing, as it is often referred to) has emerged as one of the leading public health recommendations for limiting infection rates. Developed and developing countries alike are adopting this as a policy, as seen through a succession of state- and country-wide ‘lockdowns’ and ban on mass gatherings.
This report provides an initial look at newly collected data on the emerging impact of the pandemic on women’s sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and reproductive autonomy in the United States.
While many Senegalese mothers visit health facilities to immunize their newborns, far fewer discuss family planning options with a health worker. Integrating family planning counseling into immunization services is a promising practice to address reproductive health needs in the extended postpartum period. A project supported by Ideas42 and IntraHealth developed a behaviorally informed model that integrates these two services to help more women access the family planning option that is right for them.
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.
WHO has reported that as COVID-19 continues to spread globally, over 117 million children in 37 countries may miss out on receiving life-saving measles vaccine. Measles immunization campaigns in 24 countries have already been delayed; more will be postponed.