In this project in El Salvador, public sector community health teams were awarded points for targets met on maternal and child health outcomes. Targets were measured at baseline and every six months for the next 18 months, and points were redeemable for in-kind incentives like computers and air conditioners to be shared in the workplace.
Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health
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.
SHOPS Plus collected data from hundreds of women in rural Nepal to pinpoint barriers to healthy behavior adoption.
Birth & Beyond is a smartphone app designed to provide mothers and caregivers with easy access to videos about a baby's first two years. The app helps support those with limited access to health care, an increasing problem worldwide due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
This page offers answers to questions about breastfeeding issues and COVID-19.
This page includes frequently asked questions about COVID-19 and pregnancy.
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 article describes a project in Madagascar to reach first time young parents.