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

By: Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria Staff 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…
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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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Building Better Relations Between Men and Women Through Premarital Counseling

  Written by Chizoba Onyechi, Senior Program Officer for Family Planning, Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria "Better relations between men and women" is the theme for the 2021 International Men's Day, which is observed on November 19 to celebrate…

Breakthrough ACTION at 2021 ASTMH Annual Meeting

This week, tropical medicine and global health leaders will gather at the 2021 American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting to exchange knowledge about scientific advances in medicine, hygiene, and global health. Breakthrough…
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Malaria Social and Behavior Change During COVID-19 Case Studies

Written by: Ashley Riley, Program Officer, Breakthrough ACTION, and Deepak Mehra, Social and Behavior Change Consultant The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on malaria control and elimination efforts. The World Health Organization (WHO) urged…