Planning for Facility-Based Childbirth in Liberia and the use of Storytelling Aids

Written by: Allison Schachter, Principal Behavioral Designer, and Jana Smith, Managing Director, ideas42 While most rural pregnant women in Liberia intend to give birth in a health facility, many barriers often prevent them from following through…

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.…

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…

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…
Shifting Behaviors, Sharing Experiences, Identifying What Works, Advocating for SBC

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,…