Young mothers receiving family planning information from a community health worker in UgandaJonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images/Images of Empowerment

When choices don’t match preferences: Better family planning through behavioral design

This blog post describes programs that have successfully used behavioral design to help people choose family planning options that are best for them.
Behavior Change Impact: Evidence in Action

New website highlights evidence for social and behavior change impact

This blog post introduces a website for social and behavior change (SBC) practitioners seeking evidence on the impact of SBC in a variety of health areas.
Congolese mother breastfeeds her babyPitshou Budiongo

In Honor of World Breastfeeding Week: Interpreting Baby’s Cries

This blog post describes how insights on how the increasingly varied cries of growing infants can affect exclusive breastfeeding by their mothers.
A couple receive counseling about contraceptive methods available to them from a nurse in RwandaYagazie Emezi/Getty Images/Images of Empowerment

Using SBC to Transform Gender Norms: An Intervention to Improve Family Planning and Reproductive Health

This blog post discusses how social and behavior change transforms gender norms and improve family planning and reproductive outcomes for women and men.
Mother and son in NigerBenedicte Kurzen/UNICEF
Female community health worker talks to a woman during a home visit in UgandaJonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images/Images of Empowerment

Message Framework for Advocating for SBC in Family Planning Programs Now Updated!

An updated message framework helps social and behavior change (SBC) practitioners better advocate for greater investment in SBC in family planning programs.
Malaria testing at a village clinic in MalawiPhoto credit: amy Rakotoniaina/PMI/Flickr

Designing for Provider Behavior Change: Developing Solutions to Provider-side Barriers to Quality Care

This blog post describes how Breakthrough ACTION used behavioral insights to develop provider behavior change solutions that lead to better quality of care.
A mother holds her baby as a provider administers a rapid malaria test during check-in at a health center in NigeriaBreakthrough ACTION

Same Information, Different Order: Testing Before Consultation to Improve Protocol Adherence

This blog post describes how Breakthrough ACTION applied behavioral insights to improve malaria care providers’ adherence to national guidelines in Nigeria.
Staff at a dispensary in Tanzania speak with a woman to check her in as a new patientRachel Chilton/USAID/Flickr

Compass for SBC “Spotlight” on Breakthrough RESEARCH

This blog post introduces resources on the Compass website dedicated to social and behavior change research and evaluation products