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Boosting immunization reach through private sector engagement

Immunization is one of the most cost-effective public health interventions available, saving millions of lives every year, according to the World Health Organization. The private sector plays a critical role in ensuring efficient vaccine roll-out in many MOMENTUM partner countries, helping to curb the spread of preventable infectious diseases and keep communities and countries healthy. [more…]

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Couple-Based Approaches in Reproductive Health: Implications for Global Policy, Practice, and Research

Couple-focused interventions are a potentially valuable strategy to address the concerns of First Time Parents and accelerate progress toward achieving reproductive health goals. This extensive technical report and summary brief by Evidence to Action (E2A) comprises three core components—a literature review, a global reproductive health policy analysis, and key informant interviews—that explore the extent to [more…]

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Key Insights for First-Time Parent Programs
First Time Parents

Evidence To Action (E2A), led by Pathfinder International, shares eight insights garnered from our experience designing and implementing programming for First-Time Parents (FTPs), highlighting the most important lessons learned across our projects. Each insight provides background on the issues involved, including the specific challenges or opportunities that are unique to FTPs and key points to [more…]

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Couple-Focused Interventions: A Theory of Change
Couple Focused Theory of Change resource

Couple-focused interventions are a potentially valuable strategy to address the concerns of First-Time Parents and accelerate progress toward achieving reproductive health goals. In this technical report, Evidence To Action (E2A), led by Pathfinder International, builds on the findings of their recent literature review, “Couple-Based Approaches in Reproductive Health: Implications for Global Policy, Practice, and Research.” [more…]

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Distance and Blended Learning Guide: Parts 1 & 2
Distance and Blended Learning - Part 1

Distance and Blended Learning, Part 1: An Overview and Introduction to Assessing Resources, Needs, and Capacities is an essential resource for implementers and local training partners working to transition their in-person training to a virtual format. This guide provides an overview of distance and blended learning, including how to assess training resources, participants’ needs, and [more…]

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Adaptive Learning Guide: A Pathway to Stronger Collaboration, Learning, and Adapting

Developed by USAID MOMENTUM, this guide provides information and resources to integrate adaptive learning into the design, implementation, and improvements of programs for maternal, newborn and child health services, voluntary family planning, and reproductive health care. It offers a conceptual introduction to adaptive learning, key steps to integrating into your work using links to existing [more…]

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Public Health on Call Podcast

Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health presents a podcast with evidence and experts to help listeners understand today’s public health news. Start listening to the podcast below: Episode 316 – Nepal’s Growing COVID-19 Crisis Nepal is suffering from a growing humanitarian crisis. Less than 4% of the country is vaccinated, test positivity rates [more…]

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Effects of COVID-19 on Essential MNCHN/FP/RH Care and the Strategies and Adaptations Emerging in Response: Rapid Evidence Summary

This rapid evidence summary reviews emerging evidence of the effects of COVID-19 on provision and demand of essential maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition, family planning, and reproductive health (MNCHN/FP/RH) care, the strategies and adaptations emerging in response, and their effects. An accompanying policy brief offers recommendations for MOMENTUM awards and USAID Missions to [more…]

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Towards a Transformative and Disruptive Action to Accelerate Efforts to End HIV in Children, Adolescents, and Families: Informing the UNAIDS Strategy beyond 2021

UNAIDS’ past and current strategies mobilized leadership, built initiatives, and scaled up innovations to respond to HIV among children and adolescents. However, instead of using 2020 to charge towards achievement of the fast track targets for children and youth, our pace has slowed and our resolve has weakened. We need UNAIDS’ political advocacy to prioritize [more…]

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