Leading with Evidence: Implementing a Global Management Information System to Improve Evidence Based Decision Making PSI Presence: Pierre Moon, Wycliffe Waweru, Daniel Messer Time: 12:00pm – 1:20pm Location: Legian 7 Presentation from ICFP 2016
With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, PSI and PS Kenya sought to understand what role the private sector could play in getting HIV self-tests (HIVST) into the hands of hard-to-reach groups, such as youth and men, and first-time testers. Research included an innovative combination of market and consumer […]
IDEO.org partnered with PSI to apply human-centered design to engage and promote the dialogue among young men working in the informal sector and their partners about contraception and family planning. A lit review, plus field discovery research, complemented the Inspiration phase of the process, leading into important insights associated to beliefs, desires and aspirations of […]
This quantitative survey, with a representative sample of men ages 15-49 in the Zinder area of Niger, explored men’s responses on issues about contraception, family planning decision making, their own involvement, and their partners’ role. Facilitated analysis produced six segments of males, described according to their current behaviors and attitudes as well as their openness […]
Interactive Voice Response messaging was used to target a specific segment of women (healthy proactives) in Niger to pretest and iterate FP related messaging. Women had the option to respond in two local languages or in French.
This randomized, nationwide representative study of family planning needs and analysis of behaviors and attitudes of women identified 6 different segments of women based on their attitudes and behaviors towards contraception. The study concluded that nationwide efforts to increase contraceptive use should focus on three segments of women in order to maximize the probabilities of […]
Focus group discussions and one on one in-depth qualitative interviews conclude that contraceptive needs of women in Cote d’Ivoire may be categorize into life-stage categories: pre-family, family-aspiring, and family-planning.
The mapping exercise is a result of participative consultation with local NGOs participating in the Innovations Lab workshop in Ouagadougou in October 2017. It summarizes activities implemented being implemented in the country targeting men to increase their engagement in Family Planning.
This summary served as pre-reading for the Innovations Lab workshop conducted in Ouagadougou in October 2017. It provides an overview of Family Planning with special emphasis on the role of men in Burkina Faso.
This presentation, in partnership with USAID and R4D, was given in September of 2017.