Leveling the Playing Field in Nigeria Through Adalci

Written by: Keerthana Hirudayakanth, Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria Intern In Northern Nigeria, women’s participation in conversations about their own health is not always a given. Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria is trying to change this by positioning…

Simple Tools to Reduce Preventable Deaths During Childbirth

Photo credit: Maddie Kau Written by: Maddie Kau, Senior Associate, and Sara Flanagan, Senior Associate, ideas42   Worldwide, what is more likely to kill you than 200 skydives, 1,000 scuba dives, or a diagnosed case of malaria?[1]…

Malaria—Insights for improving malaria, FP, and MCH outcomes in northwestern Nigeria through SBC programming

PHOTO CREDIT: Arne Hoel/World Bank (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0; No modifications made)   In this webinar, Breakthrough RESEARCH will share findings from its work in northwestern Nigeria related to malaria. We will present new ideational metrics…

In Honor of World Breastfeeding Week: Interpreting Baby's Cries

By: Eirene Wang, Nicole Russo, and Emily Zimmerman The World Health Organization estimates that increasing rates of breastfeeding could save more than 800,000 lives every year. Exclusively breastfeeding for six months significantly reduces…

Insights from an evaluation of provider provision of respectful maternity care in Zambia

REGISTER   Please join Breakthrough RESEARCH , on 30 June at 10:00 a.m. EDT as we discuss the results of our Respectful Maternity Care (RMC) program in Chipata, Zambia. Breakthrough RESEARCH, led by ideas42 and in collaboration with…

Insights for improving malaria, family planning, and maternal and child health outcomes in northwestern Nigeria through social and behavior change programming

REGISTER Join us for a webinar on 11 June to hear about baseline findings on key behaviors and ideations in the areas of malaria, family planning, and maternal, newborn, and child health plus nutrition (MNCH+N) from a behavioral sentinel surveillance…