The Breakthrough ACTION + RESEARCH teams are heading to Pattaya City, Thailand for the International Conference on Family Planning, which takes place from November 14 to 17. If you are attending the conference, be sure to look for us!

Exhibit BoothSide EventPresentations | Highlighted Resources (coming soon)

Stop by our booth

Visit us in booth #130 to learn about the latest developments in the field of social and behavior change. Don’t miss your chance to meet with our social and behavior change experts and pick up copies of our latest publications.

Register and attend our side event

We are preparing an exciting side event that showcases the latest in social and behavior change research and programming for family planning. Stay tuned for registration details!

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15

A Rapid Review of Methods and Measures to Assess Health Provider Behavioral Outcomes Related to Reproductive Maternal and Child Health

Leanne Dougherty, Senior Implementation Science Advisor, Breakthrough RESEARCH/Population Council

10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

PEACH Pre-function Area

Measuring Provider Attitudes: Results from a Scale Development Process in DRC and Togo

Martha Silva, Data Strategist and Innovation Team Lead, Breakthrough RESEARCH/Tulane University

10:15 a.m.–11:35 a.m.

PEACH Pattaya 15

Seeking Breakthroughs in Social and Behavior Change at the Intersection of Family Planning and Intimate Partner Violence

Jessica Vandermark, Senior Marketing Advisor, Breakthrough ACTION/Camber Collective

10:15 a.m.–11:35 a.m.

Beach Hotel Royal Summit Chamber A

Improving Provider/Client Communication Around Family Planning: Results from an Intervention in Togo

Dela Nai, Breakthrough RESEARCH/Population Council

11:50 a.m.–1:10 p.m.

PEACH Pattaya 19

Placing Providers at the Center: Understanding Provider Behavioral Influences and Designing Impactful Solutions

Heather Hancock, Senior Program Officer, Breakthrough ACTION/Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

PEACH Pre-Function Area

Fostering Demand and Supporting Advocacy for Vasectomy: Marching Forward on Pearls from the Past

Olivia Carlson, Program Officer, Breakthrough ACTION/Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

PEACH Pre-Function Area

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Formative Research in the Process of Human-Centered Design to Understand Family Planning Method Discontinuation in the Philippines

Maria Elizabeth Angeline Murga, Senior Program Officer, Breakthrough ACTION/Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

11:50 a.m.–1:10 p.m.

PEACH Pattaya 14

Designing Segmentation Studies that Reflect Contexual Project Realities

Sakina Zaidi, Senior Marketing Advisor, Breakthrough ACTION/Camber Collective

11:50 a.m.–1:10 p.m.

PEACH Pattaya 15

Psychographic Segmentation at Scale: Constructing Measures for Cross Country Application

Leanne Dougherty, Senior Implementation Science Advisor, Breakthrough RESEARCH/Population Council

11:50 a.m.–1:10 p.m.

PEACH Pattaya 15

Addressing Power, Expectations, and Bias to Promote Respectful Care

Jana Smith, Breakthrough RESEARCH/ideas42

12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

PEACH Pre-function area

Entre Réalité Sociale et Emprise de la Tradition sur l’Accès des Jeunes à la PF au Niger [Between Social Reality and the Influence of Tradition on Young People’s Access to FP in Niger]

Martha Silva, Data Strategist and Innovation Team Lead, Breakthrough RESEARCH/Tulane University

2:40 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

PEACH Pattaya 4

Family Planning Demand and Service Delivery During COVID-19 in Burkina Faso and Togo: Results from a Qualitative Study

Dana Loll, Research and Evaluation Officer, Breakthrough ACTION/Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

4:15 p.m.–5:35 p.m.

PEACH Pattaya 7

Framing Male Engagement for Enhanced Programming

Dominick Shattuck, Director, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning, Breakthrough ACTION/Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

4:15 p.m.–5:35 p.m.

PEACH Pattaya 6

Understanding Household Power Dynamics and Women’s Role in Health Decisions for FP, Child Health and Nutrition in Maradi and Zinder Regions, Niger

Leanne Dougherty, Senior Implementation Science Advisor, Breakthrough RESEARCH/Population Council

4:15 p.m.–5:35 p.m.

PEACH Pattaya 19

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17

Increasing Intention to Use Family Planning for Spacing via a Multi-Channel Social and Behavior Change Campaign: Findings from Parents Fiers in Guinea

Tilly Gurman, Research and Evaluation Officer, Breakthrough ACTION/Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

10:15 a.m.–11:35 a.m.

PEACH Pattaya 5

Making the Case for Investments in SBC for Family Planning in West Africa

Lori Bollinger, Breakthrough RESEARCH/Avenir Health

11:50 a.m.–1:10 p.m.

Beach Hotel Royal Opal Theater

What Have We Learned about Global Research and Learning Agendas for Family Planning?

Laura Reichenbach, Project Director, Breakthrough RESEARCH/Population Council

11:50 a.m.–1:10 p.m.

PEACH Pattaya 11

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