Practical Insights on Social and Behaviour Change Communication

Apply Now: $150,000 Grant Funding for Digital Social Insurance Solutions

Apply Now: $150,000 Grant Funding for Digital Social Insurance Solutions

Published on: Aug 03 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
The informal sector is a primary driver of economic activity in Sub-Saharan Africa, accounting for 80% of total employment, 55% of total GDP, and 89% of employed...
Improving Tuberculosis Care with Behavior Change Technology

Improving Tuberculosis Care with Behavior Change Technology

Published on: Jul 02 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Improving Tuberculosis Care with Behavior Change Technology
In the last twenty years, an explosion of research in the social sciences has demonstrated that seemingly small changes in the decision environment, such as a change...
Apply Now: $270,000 IBM Funding for COVID-19 Digital Response

Apply Now: $270,000 IBM Funding for COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Apr 13 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The global coronavirus pandemic has radically changed the world in less than a month. We are all facing unprecedented, interconnected challenges and scrambling...
Today: Help WHO Develop COVID-19 Infodemic Response Framework

Today: Help WHO Develop COVID-19 Infodemic Response Framework

Published on: Apr 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Today: Help WHO Develop COVID-19 Infodemic Response Framework
The coronavirus disease epidemic and COVID-19 response has been accompanied by a massive “infodemic” – an over-abundance of information of varying...
Apply Now: $5 Million from Gates Foundation for Digital Health Projects

Apply Now: $5 Million from Gates Foundation for Digital Health Projects

Published on: Mar 31 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
Many countries use behavior change campaigns to educate their citizenry on immunization, neglected tropical diseases, nutrition, malaria, and polio to manage the...
Apply Now: $5 Million in Digital Health Grants from Gates Foundation

Apply Now: $5 Million in Digital Health Grants from Gates Foundation

Published on: Oct 28 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Countries rely on both routine health systems and campaign-based delivery to extend the reach of important health interventions such as accelerated disease control...
Nollywood: A Secret Weapon for African Social and Behavior Change

Nollywood: A Secret Weapon for African Social and Behavior Change

Published on: Jul 11 2019 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Years ago, I remember debating the design of an intervention meant to increase the role of women in Africa society. The budget was relatively small, but the donor...
How an Online Lifestyle Brand Changed Gender Norms in Nigeria

How an Online Lifestyle Brand Changed Gender Norms in Nigeria

Published on: Dec 31 2018 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How an Online Lifestyle Brand Changed Gender Norms in Nigeria
Voices for Change (V4C) was an innovative social behaviour change communications (SBCC) programme aimed to create an environment for young Nigerian women and men...
4 Ways to Use Fortnite in Digital Development

4 Ways to Use Fortnite in Digital Development

Published on: Oct 04 2018 by Adam Fivenson - Comments Off on 4 Ways to Use Fortnite in Digital Development
Fortnite—a free, online multiplayer video game—has amassed more than 125 million players worldwide during the mere 14 months since it debuted in July 2017. The...
10 User-Centered Design Principles for mHealth Program Success

10 User-Centered Design Principles for mHealth Program Success

Published on: Oct 01 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 10 User-Centered Design Principles for mHealth Program Success
Mobile health services delivered over voice (IVR, helplines), text channels (SMS and USSD) and, increasingly, rich media (online content and apps), provide much-needed...