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Celebrating Women of ACTION

The approximately 600 people who make up Breakthrough ACTION may have different job titles, speak different languages, and bring different talents and skills to the table, but they all share one thing in common; they all envision a world where…
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Breakthrough ACTION's COVID-19 Team is Hiring!

Breakthrough ACTION is ramping up its COVID-19 response work! If you want to use your project management, technical, and leadership skills to help respond to the pandemic around the world, join us. We are currently accepting applications…
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A New Framework Guides Support for Sexual and Reproductive Self-Care

Written by: Alison Pack, Program Officer Recently, the field of public health has seen significant progress in enabling and promoting self-care in sexual and reproductive health (SRH). Nonetheless, those who influence SRH practices or policies…
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Barriers to Feeding Young Children Well During and After Illness: Insight from the DRC

Written by: Madeline Kau, Emily Zimmerman (ideas42), and Augustin Ngandu (SBC Advisor, Breakthrough ACTION DRC) For young children experiencing an illness, adequate nutrition is critical for recovery. However, children often do not receive…
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Supporting Provider Behavior Change: An Experiential Workshop

Applications are open for Breakthrough ACTION’s Supporting Provider Behavior Change Workshop. This virtual experiential learning workshop is an exciting opportunity for individuals to learn more about a new suite of tools for designing, implementing,…
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Using the Community Action Cycle to Build Trust in Guinea

In many communities, Guineans demonstrate a lingering reluctance to visit health care facilities, choosing instead to consult traditional medicine and other healers. In addition to contending with mistrust from local communities, health centers…
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Applying Behavioral Design to Advance Health Outcomes by Improving Livelihoods in Burkina Faso

Written by: Nicole Russo, 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…
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Hit The Ground Running in 2022 With Our Top Five Resources

Written by: Rebecca Pickard, Editor & Copywriter, Breakthrough ACTION As we prepare to wrap up 2021 and look forward to the new year, Breakthrough ACTION would like to share five of our most popular social and behavior change resources.…
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COVID Behaviors Dashboard Webinar Recap: How are the Data Used?

Written By: Eva Rosen, Program Specialist, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs The Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs hosted speakers from UNICEF, the Gates Foundation, and Breakthrough ACTION for a webinar on the ways…