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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…
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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…