This brief provides insights from the social and behavior change (SBC) line of effort during the 2016-2019 Zika response when USAID and its implementing partners collaborated closely with national health ministries and local stakeholders in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Central America and the Caribbean
This success story outlines the role of Breakthrough ACTION’s capacity strengthening activities as well as the importance of enhancing interpersonal communication skills of frontline workers to improve household uptake of Zika prevention behaviors.
This success story outlines the role of Breakthrough ACTION’s capacity-strengthening activities as well as the importance of enhancing interpersonal communication skills of frontline workers to improve household uptake of Zika prevention behaviors.
This blog describes CCP’s Breakthrough ACTION's work in five Central American and Caribbean nations to train upwards of 500 people in interpersonal communication skills for those who go door-to-door to help people prevent Zika – and other illnesses carried by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, such as dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever.
This brochure describes the "My Island My Community" project in the Caribbean.
My Island - My Community is an SBCC program that builds knowledge, shifts attitudes and changes behaviors to help create resilient island communities.
The program focuses on:
Callaloo is a locally-written and produced serial drama that depicts characters facing troubling changes and decisions relating to pressing issues of personal health and the health of their surrounding environment; issues that individuals living throughout the Caribbean are facing in their everyday lives.
This learning package is designed for use in training of health care workers at all levels.
The aim is to:
This scriptwriters guide was developed to provide technical advice to the scriptwriters of the Entertainment Education drama "Callaloo" on how to translate science into relevant messages and actions to address knowledge, attitudes and behavior changes in the audiences of the Caribbean Islands.
This guide was designed for radio station personnel involved in hosting a three part series of radio call-in shows designed to raise awareness around HIV/AIDS prevention in the Caribbean.
Three one-hour long magazines are hosted in each of the participating countries in the Caribbean with each magazine focused on a result area: