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]…

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…

Compass for SBC “Spotlight” on Breakthrough RESEARCH

As USAID’s flagship social and behavior change (SBC) research and evaluation project, Breakthrough RESEARCH—a consortium led by the Population Council that includes Avenir Health, ideas42, the Institute for Reproductive Health at Georgetown…

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

Written by: Shannon Conlon, Senior Associate Indicators measuring social and behavior change (SBC) for service delivery are often not standardized, making it difficult for smaller implementing partners to identify indicators, as well as limiting…