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April 25, 2018

Can Sexuality Education Advance Gender Equality and Strengthen Education Overall? Learning from Nigeria's Family Life and HIV Education Program

This report synthesises a two-tiered review of the Family Life and HIV Education (FLHE) programme, which trains teachers to deliver a gender and sex education curriculum in junior secondary schools (...

April 24, 2018

Mobile Phone-Delivered Reminders and Incentives to Improve Childhood Immunisation Coverage and Timeliness in Kenya (M-SIMU): A Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial

"The vast majority of caregivers reported receiving at least one SMS reminder or incentive during the study and that these interventions were influential in their decision to vaccinate their child."

April 24, 2018

"We Are the Heroes Because We Are Ready to Die for this Country": Participants' Decision-Making and Grounded Ethics in an Ebola Vaccine Clinical Trial

"Taking subjective assessments seriously...not only helps us understand possible tensions between clinical and social ethics but also to see what determines participation in a vaccine trial where...

April 23, 2018

Community Perception Regarding Childhood Vaccinations and Its Implications for Effectiveness: A Qualitative Study in Rural Burkina Faso

The aim of this study is to determine the reasons related to complete and incomplete immunisation coverage among children in the Nouna Health District (NHD), 300 km from the capital Ouagadougou in...

April 23, 2018

REAL Fathers: Lessons from Scaling a Violence Prevention Program

The Responsible, Engaged, and Loving (REAL) Fathers Initiative is an effort by Save the Children and Georgetown University's Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH), with funding from the United...

April 20, 2018

Karamoja on the Move: Testing A Peer Learning & Community Theatre Model

Emorikinos Daadang Etogogongo Alatanakin Ngidwe (EDEAN) (Let's Come Together and Strengthen Child Spacing) is a community-based intervention in Uganda that is designed to test the hypothesis that...

April 19, 2018

Emergency Risk Communication: Lessons Learned from a Rapid Review of Recent Gray Literature on Ebola, Zika, and Yellow Fever

"...going local plays a central role in effective emergency communication, from engaging with and building on local leadership and organizational structures, to using local staff, communication...

April 19, 2018

Exploring Social and Behavior Change Communication to Support Delivery of Micronutrient Powders in Rural Uganda

"Effective micronutrient powder distribution programming requires a behavior change strategy that is both effective and appropriate in a specific context." Drawing on the experience of the United...

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