Empathways introduction page


This interactive page has resources family planning (FP) programs can use to foster empathy between FP service providers and their young clients.

Encouraging Family Planning Counseling that Promotes Meaningful Choice

Despite recent gains in the use of modern contraceptives around the world, many women are still dissatisfied with their family planning methods and discontinuation remains high, particularly amongst postpartum women. In close collaboration…
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From Vision to Action: Guidance for Implementing the Circle of Care Model

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This resource provides guidance for implementing the Circle of Care Model and developing social and behavior change for service delivery initiatives.
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Advancing Postpartum Hemorrhage Care Approach in Madagascar

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The research briefs and a research article on this page describe the development of solutions to prevent, detect, and treat postpartum hemorrhage in Madagascar.

Simple Tools to Reduce Preventable Deaths During Childbirth

This blog post describes a set of behavioral science-informed tools that can help health workers in low-resource settings prevent deaths during childbirth.
Potential levels of influence on FP behaviorsBreakthrough ACTION

Social and Behavior Change Indicator Bank for Family Planning and Service Delivery

This family planning indicator bank is a collection of sample indicators specifically for use in social and behavior change programs.

Advancing Integrated Social and Behavior Change and Provider Behavior Change Programming: Exploration of the research and learning agendas

Please join Breakthrough RESEARCH and partners for a presentation and dialogue on developing and socializing two research and learning agendas to help enhance provider behavior change and integrated social and behavior change (SBC) programming. Tremendous…

Designing for Provider Behavior Change: Developing Solutions to Provider-side Barriers to Quality Care

Written by: Allison Schachter and Stephanie Levy, Breakthrough ACTION A growing focus on provider behavior in global health programming has generated interest in further understanding and addressing barriers to providing quality care. Breakthrough…
After services: SBC boosts adherence and maintenance

Circle of Care Model: After Stage

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This brief helps service providers understand how to use social and behavior change to encourage sustained healthy behaviors after service delivery.