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December 8, 2017

Every Last Hiding Place: Fifteenth Report of the Independent Monitoring Board of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative

"A major risk for the eradication is complacency, something for which there is no metric that can be monitored....That is one of the biggest challenges for the Polio Programme and can only be...

December 7, 2017

Case Study - Kilkari: A Maternal and Child Health Service in India - Lessons Learned and Best Practices for Deployment at Scale

"In order to persuade people to think and do things differently, you need to get inside their heads to understand the barriers to behavioral change, and the triggers that might empower people to...

December 7, 2017

Effective Use of Digital Platforms for HIV Prevention among Men Who Have Sex with Men in the European Union/European Economic Area: ECDC Guides

"Online and digital/social media are increasingly important communication channels for reaching audiences in a targeted and cost-effective manner....[T]he use of the technology by gay and bisexual...

December 7, 2017

Urban Adolescent SRH SBCC I-Kit Pilot Qualitative Research & Case Study Report

In 2015, the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) project developed the Urban Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Social and Behavior Change Communications Implementation Kit (I-...

December 6, 2017

Understanding and Tackling the Gendered Drivers of Poor Adolescent Mental Health

"We hypothesize that rigid social norms and gender-based discrimination limit the perceived control that both girls and boys have over their own lives and futures, and that this perceived lack of...

December 6, 2017

Moving Forward on Strengthening and Sustaining National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs) Globally: Recommendations from the 2nd Global NITAG Network Meeting

National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs) provide independent, evidence-informed advice to assist their governments in immunisation policy formation. In 2016, recognising that NITAGs...

December 5, 2017

Reasons for Non-Vaccination: Parental Vaccine Hesitancy and the Childhood Influenza Vaccination School Pilot Programme in England

"This study is a reminder of the importance of asking parents their reasons for non-vaccination to identify all reasons, including perhaps unexpected ones." In 2013, the annual influenza...

December 5, 2017

How can media and communication address violence against women and girls?

Authors: BBC Media Action Gender advisors Kanwal Ahluwalia and Elanor Jackson, originally posted November 30 2017 - We are often asked what a gender transformative project looks like. A gender...

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December 5, 2017

This report from the global innovation foundation Nesta presents actionable ways to grow social movements based on the practical experience of...

December 5, 2017

"It is...fair to conclude that the use of ICTs in governance does strengthen community participation and improve public services, and...

December 4, 2017

From IT for Change, this paper highlights the failure by states to incorporate a gender dimension in connectivity, the entrenchment of the gender...

December 4, 2017

"Interviews with [36] key individuals and a review of 55 national policies and programming documents have found that What Works has...

December 4, 2017

"SOGIESC issues are often side-lined during dialogues at the international level, but the UPR is one of the few forums where there can be...

December 1, 2017

"To address the issue of controlling invasive disease vector mosquitoes, it is clear that we need new methods and strategies that emphasize...

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