In 2016, with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, PSI launched Adolescents 360 (A360), a 4.5-year program that works directly with young people to develop and deliver interventions that aim to increase demand for, and voluntary uptake of, modern contraception among girls aged 15-19 in Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Tanzania. This technical brief presents the case of Smart Start, A360’s intervention in Ethiopia, offering lessons for similar AYSRH programs seeking to design and implement scalable, sustainable, community-based programming for adolescents.
Ce le rapport d’une enquête transversale auprès des ménages conçue pour mesurer les comportements liés au paludisme et leurs déterminants idéationnels, avec une méthodologie théorique et standardisée. Au cours de l’enquête, des informations pertinentes ont été collectées auprès de 5969 ménages, comprenant 6749 femmes et 1930 hommes.
As human-centered design in global public health enters its adolescence, this article offers a guide to help practitioners break through their misperceptions of people's needs to prescribe real solutions.
The FOCUS Tool is an online social and behavior change /communication strategy planner. FOCUS provides step-by-step guidance on how to develop or retrofit a theory-based social and behavior change/ communication (SBC/C) strategy.
The PrEP Communications Accelerator is a free interactive, digital resource that supports national governments, program implementers, and health practitioners to develop marketing and communications that drive demand for PrEP in sub-Saharan Africa.
Breakthrough RESEARCH, through analysis led by Avenir Health, has developed two briefs exploring the factors related to adolescent childbearing and youth contraceptive use in USAID priority countries to show how social behavior change (SBC) investments can be tailored to focus on the unique circumstances of different young people.
Breakthrough RESEARCH, with partner Tulane University, has developed a literature review on mass and digital media and family planning (FP) among young people in West Africa. This review documents available evidence of mass and digital media’s impacts on FP outcomes, with a particular focus on youth.
This page is dedicated to showing how private sector involvement improves contraceptive access and use.