Entries by meeichild

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Three Things You can do to Fight Health-Related Misinformation Online

Written by: Anurag Banerjee, Co-Founder, Quilt.AI According to a Global Market Research Report by ESOMAR, online research stood out as researchers’ preferred method of data collection, compared to more traditional methods such as face-to-face interviews. Online research can be extremely useful for reaching people at scale and can also complement on-the-ground interventions, which had been made […]

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Equity and malaria: Who gets prioritized when a household doesn’t have enough mosquito nets?

Written by: Ashley Riley, Program Officer, Breakthrough ACTION; Gabrielle Hunter, Malaria and Zika Technical Team Lead, Breakthrough ACTION; Meei Child, Communications Officer, Breakthrough ACTION In Malawi, fewer and fewer young boys sleep under an insecticide-treated net (ITN) as they grow older, especially in households where there are not enough ITNs. Once these young boys turn about […]

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Announcing: 10 Stories, 10 Lives, One Message Site

Written by: Kendra Davis, Program Specialist In some parts of the world, youth, women, and families want to access family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) services, but they can’t because they face barriers such as discrimination by providers, skepticism due to misinformation about side effects, and lack of partner and family consent. Furthermore, youth are […]

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Building Behavioral Design Skills: Conversations with Breakthrough ACTION Innovators

Written by: Finou Thérèse Mendy, ideas42 This is part of a series of conversations with members of the National Innovations Team (NIT), a group of 54 health professionals across government and non-profit sectors in Burkina Faso and Niger. NIT members engage in a hybrid online and in-person applied learning curriculum developed by ideas42, which includes […]

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Fighting Vaccine Hesitancy Through Community Radio and Social Media

Written by: Rakhshindah Akhtar, Program Associate From mass media to community outreach to user-driven social media campaigns, Breakthrough ACTION in Bangladesh has worked across media and in partnership with the Government of Bangladesh, civil society, and communities to encourage Bangladeshis to get immunized against COVID-19. Breakthrough ACTION has partnered with one FM station and 16 […]