Entries by Marcela

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Vasectomy Advocacy: The Time is Now

Written by: Brian Mutebi Vasectomy is a safe and effective contraceptive method that offers benefits for individuals and heterosexual couples who know they do not want to have any—or any more—children. According to Breakthrough ACTION, a USAID-funded project that develops and tests new tools for social and behavior change in family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH), […]

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Empathways: Improving the relationship between healthcare providers and young people

A major barrier to young people’s access and use of family planning is mistrust. Breakthrough ACTION’s new Empathways tool leads providers and young potential clients through a process that addresses this barrier by fostering empathy, creating opportunities to improve youth family planning service delivery. Where did you grow up? Who in your life inspires you? […]

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Intersectionality: How do we stay true to the content behind the concept?

Written by: Danette Wilkins, Program Officer, Breakthrough ACTION, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs Talk about intersectionality has grown in recent years, across the U.S. and beyond. As this concept increasingly goes mainstream, I often wonder how folks understand its meaning and interpret its application. This month’s Trending Topic: Gender and Intersectionality reminds us that […]

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Adapter les techniques innovantes pour le CSC en PF/SR : ressources de Transform/PHARE

Écrit par Anne Stotler, Associée Principale, Breakthrough ACTION Le projet Transform/PHARE a développé des approches innovantes pour optimiser la programmation du changement de comportement en matière de santé et les résultats de la planification familiale (PF) en adaptant de nouvelles techniques issues du marketing, de la publicité, du design centré sur l’humain et de l’économie comportementale. […]

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Adapting innovative techniques for SBC in FP/RH: Resources from Transform/PHARE

Written by Anne Stotler, Senior Associate, Breakthrough ACTION The Transform/PHARE project developed innovative approaches to enhance health-related behavior change programming and family planning outcomes by adapting novel techniques from marketing, advertising, human-centered design, and behavioral economics. This five-year cooperative agreement was funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and led by Population Services International in partnership with Camber […]