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January 20, 2017

Recent Experiences and Lessons Learned in Vasectomy Programming in Low-Resource Settings: A Document Review

"By maximizing the confluence of existing infrastructure and more positive attitudes toward FP [family planning] use, and by building upon the existing body of effective male involvement...

January 19, 2017

Implementing Comprehensive HIV and STI Programs with Men Who Have Sex With Men: Practical Guidance for Collaborative Interventions

"Despite major scientific advances in the fight against HIV and AIDS, health departments around the world lack the necessary know-how to deliver responsive sexual health services targeting men who...

January 18, 2017

A Review of 10 Years of Vasectomy Programming and Research in Low-Resource Settings

"With...growing support and refinement of gender and male involvement programming, now is an opportune time to incorporate voluntary vasectomy services into national family planning strategies."...

January 18, 2017

Vasectomy: A Long, Slow Haul to Successful Takeoff

"Robust demand generation should include messaging specific to vasectomy, but should also draw on broader social and behavior change communication efforts increasingly aimed at engaging men in family...

January 17, 2017


"Breakthrough-RESEARCH addresses a clear need for increased study of SBC [social and behaviour change] interventions. Few existing studies examine mechanisms of effect in large, multi-component...

January 17, 2017


"Recent years have seen significant changes in behavioral programming generally, and SBCC [social and behaviour change communication] specifically. Widespread access to mobile phones and social media...

January 13, 2017

Translation Is not Enough: Cultural Adaptation of Health Communication Materials

This guide from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) introduces a 5-step, stakeholder-based approach to adapting health communication materials. It describes how countries...

January 10, 2017

Strengthening CSO-Government Partnerships to Scale Up Approaches to Engaging Men and Boys for Gender Equality and SRHR: A Tool for Action

This tool provides guidance on good partnership practices that can facilitate productive conversations and promote strong relationships between civil society organisations (CSOs) and government...

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January 9, 2017

"Social and behavior change (SBC) interventions have been applied in the past to improve the diets and nutrition of pregnant women and...

January 9, 2017

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January 6, 2017

"The Tongan experience underscores the importance of an adaptation process that draws from evidence-based best-practice models and engages...

January 4, 2017

"Empowering young Australians to prevent the spread of HIV and other STIs through participation and leadership"

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January 3, 2017

The Alive & Thrive (A&T) initiative works to save lives, prevent illness, and ensure healthy growth and development through improved...

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