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Promoting COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Among the Media: The Story of a Radio Station in Oyo State

As the Head of News at Solutions FM, a radio station in Oyo State, Nigeria, Dapo Okunubi heard many rumors about COVID-19 vaccines, including of recipients falling sick for many days after vaccination or having a genetic mutation. Fueled by…
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Closing the Global COVID-19 Vaccine Gap: Three Encouraging Insights to Support Vaccine Demand

It has been more than a year since the global roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines, yet the gap in vaccination rates between high- and low-income countries continues to grow. Supply shortages are no longer the primary issue, with logistics challenges…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.…
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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…
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Vasectomy Advocacy Materials to Improve Method Choice in Family Planning

Written by: Olivia Carlson, Program Officer Access to vasectomy is critical to ensuring wide method choice and promoting gender equity by allowing men to share responsibility for contraception. Vasectomy is safe, effective, and offers several…
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Advancing Gender Equality in Nigeria Through Women's Empowerment Groups

Written by Chizoba Onyechi, Senior Program Officer for Family Planning; Shittu Abdu-Aguye, Senior Deputy Program Director for Integrated Social and Behavior Change and Family Planning, Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria; and Valentine Edoziem, Program…