Breakthrough RESEARCH documented the strengths, weaknesses, gaps, and challenges in social and behavior change (SBC) efforts to combat the Zika outbreak to inform future public health emergency programming. What were the successes, challenges, and gaps in designing, implementing, and adapting SBC programming in the USAID Zika response? What were the successes, challenges, and gaps in generating and using data and evidence in SBC programming in the USAID Zika response? What do the successes, challenges, and gaps of the USAID Zika response’s SBC programming imply for future health emergency responses? Eight recommendations are offered as a reslt of these research queries.
Silva, Martha, Julia Fleckman, Jeni Stolow, Kendra LeSar, Kamden Hoffmann, and Paul C. Hewett. 2020. “Lessons learned for SBC programming from the USAID Zika response," Breakthrough RESEARCH Technical Report. Washington, DC: Population Council.