The Wise Woman's Diary entertainment-education video series chronicles a woman's experiences as she traverses the various stages of the post-pregnancy period.
In Madagascar, Nigeria and Mozambique the Maternal and Child Survival Program has been testing approaches designed to connect first time / young parents (FT/YPs) to health services.
The Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) of USAID adapted and tested interventions with first-time young parents (FTYPs) in Kogi and Ebonyi states.
In 2018, the Evidence to Action (E2A) Project and Pathfinder International, in partnership with the Ministry of Health, launched a new effort to improve postpartum health and gender outcomes for young first-time parents (FTPs) in Cross River State, Nigeria.
This technical brief presents findings and lessons learned from small-scale interventions implemented by MCSP with first-time parents (FTPs) in three diverse settings. This presentation of cross-country learning is intended to help program implementers design effective interventions for FTPs and to inform future research and learning agendas.
This toolkit shares a study design and participatory tools for formative research exploring the factors influencing use (and non-use) of sexual and reproductive health services by FT/YPs and is intended to inform program design.
This program, a joint effort between Save the Children and GSK, aims to reduce the number of children dying from pneumonia and other infectious diseases. In the process, it is also generating robust evidence and vital learnings about which interventions and policies work to help inform national disease control strategies and drive change at scale.
The Breakthrough RESEARCH project is conducting mixed methods research to inform the delivery of social and behavior change (SBC) programming among mothers within the first 1,000-day window of opportunity, including integrated interventions to promote malaria prevention and treatment behaviors, antenatal care attendance, delivery with a skilled attendant, early and exclusive breastfeeding, child immunization, timely care-seeking for common childhood illnesses, and postpartum contraceptive use.
The second stream (Wave 2) audio spots as produced by Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria in support of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control's Risk Communications response focused on preventive measures such as good hygiene and physical distancing as well as discouraging the sharing of fake news while promoting #Take Responsibility Campaign theme song.
The Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) II is a five-year project, which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation with the vision to eliminate supply and demand barriers to contraceptive use and make family planning a social norm in Nigeria.