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Submissions from 2022

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Survey implementation process and interviewer effects on skipping sequence of maternal and child health indicators from National Family Health Survey: An application of cross-classified multilevel model, Radhika Sharma, Laxmi Kant Dwivedi, Somnath Jana, Kajori Banerjee, Rakesh Mishra, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, Damodar Sahu, and S.K. Singh

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Temporal shifts in HIV-related risk factors among cohorts of adolescent girls and young women enrolled in DREAMS programming: Evidence from Kenya, Malawi and Zambia, Sanyukta Mathur, Craig Heck, Sangram Kishor Patel, Jerry Okoth Okal, Effie Chipeta, Victor Mwapasa, Wanangwa Chimwaza Manda, Maurice Musheke, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, Julie Pulerwitz, and Nanlesta Pilgrim

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“Then I will say that we have to marry each other”: A qualitative view of premarital pregnancy as a driver of child marriage in Malawi, Andrea J. Melnikas, Nancy Mulauzi, James Mkandawire, Grace Saul, and Sajeda Amin

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The perceived effects of COVID-19 pandemic on female genital mutilation/cutting and child or forced marriages in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Senegal, Tammary Esho, Dennis Matanda, Timothy Abuya, Sintayehu Abebe, Yeshitila Hailu, Khaltoume Camara, Bachir Mouhammed, Tonny Kapsandui, Lilian Kamanzi, Andrew Wabwire, Patrick Kagurusi, Maureen Nankanja, Anne Gitimu, David Kawai, John Kogada, Millicent Ondigo, and Joachim Osur

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The role of job aids in supporting task sharing family planning services to community pharmacists and patent proprietary medicine vendors in Kaduna and Lagos, Nigeria, Sikiru Baruwa, Elizabeth Tobey, Emeka Okafor, Kayode Afolabi, Toyin O. Akomolafe, Innocent Ubuane, Jennifer Anyanti, and Aparna Jain

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The role of maternal ideations on breastfeeding practices in northwestern Nigeria: A cross‑section study, Udochisom Anaba, Emily White Johansson, Dele Abegunde, Gloria Adoyi, Olayinka Umar-Farouk, Shittu Abdu-Aguye, Paul C. Hewett, and Paul Hutchinson

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The syndemic of substance use, high-risk sexual behavior, and violence: A qualitative exploration of the intersections and implications for HIV/STI prevention among key populations in Lagos, Nigeria, Osasuyi Dirisu, Mayokun Adediran, Adekemi Omole, Akinwumi Akinola, Bassey Ebenso, Elizabeth Shoyemi, George I. Eluwa, Waimar Tun, and Sylvia Adebajo

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The taboo gap: Implications for adolescent risk of HIV infection, Sophia N. Nesamoney, Iván Mejía-Guevara, Ann M. Weber, Beniamino Cislaghi, Michael Mbizvo, and Gary L. Darmstadt

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To protect access to medication abortion in the US, make the misoprostol-only regimen a reality, Thoai Ngô

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Unit costs of a community-based girl-centered HIV prevention program: A case study of Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-Free, Mentored, and Safe program, Jerry Okoth Okal, Japheth O. Awiti, James K. Matheka, Oluoch-Madiang’ Daniel, Rael Obanda, and Sanyukta Mathur

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User guide—The social and behavior change business case model for family planning: Web application, Avenir Health

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Ways of coping among women with infertility undergoing assisted reproductive technologies in Ghana, Josephine M. Kyei, Adom Manu, Duah Dwomoh, Agnes M. Kotoh, Kofi Agyabeng, and Augustine Ankomah

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What are the main barriers and facilitating factors associated with intergenerational communication on sexual and reproductive health in Niger and Côte d’Ivoire?, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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What distinguishes women who choose to self-inject? A prospective cohort study of subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate users in Ghana, Dela Nai, Elizabeth Tobey, Kamil Fuseini, Patrick Aboagye, and Aparna Jain

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“When you live in good health with your husband, then your children are in good health ….” A qualitative exploration of how households make healthcare decisions in Maradi and Zinder Regions, Niger, Sara Chace Dwyer, Sanyukta Mathur, Karen Kirk, Chaibou Dadi, and Leanne Dougherty

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“You can't even ask a question about your child”: Examining experiences of parents or caregivers during hospitalization of their sick young children in Kenya: A qualitative study, Chantalle Okondo, Charity Ndwiga, Pooja Sripad, Timothy Abuya, and Charlotte E. Warren

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ZIKV-related ideations and modern contraceptive use: Cross-sectional evidence from the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala, Julia Fleckman, Martha Silva, Jeni Stolow, Kendra LeSar, Kathryn Spielman, and Paul L. Hutchinson

Submissions from 2021

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Abortion self-care: A forward-looking solution to inequitable access, Lucía Vázquez Quesada, Ankita Shukla, Isabel Vieitez Martínez, Rajib Acharya, and Saumya RamaRao

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Acceptability and potential effectiveness of eHealth tools for training primary health workers From Nigeria at scale: Mixed methods, uncontrolled before-and-after study, Joseph Paul Hicks, Matthew John Allsop, Godwin O. Akaba, Ramsey M. Yalma, Osasuyi Dirisu, Babasola Okusanya, Jamilu Tukur, Kehinde Okunade, David Akeju, Adegbenga Ajepe, Okey Okuzu, Tolib Mirzoev, and Bassey Ebenso

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A comparative analysis of the availability of family planning services in the social franchise and non-franchise private health facilities in Kajiado County, Kenya, Milka Choge, Kenneth Ngure, Elizabeth Echoka, and Timothy Abuya

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A comprehensive model to address reproductive health and family planning needs of factory workers in Port Said, Evidence Project

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A comprehensive model to address reproductive health and family planning needs of factory workers in Port Said [Arabic], Evidence Project

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Addressing contraceptive needs exacerbated by COVID-19: A call for increasing choice and access to self-managed methods, Lisa Haddad, Saumya RamaRao, Avishek Hazra, Harriet Birungi, and James Sailer

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Adherence to guidelines in postpartum management of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy in tertiary health facilities in Nigeria: A multi-centre study, Lawal Oyeneyin, Salisu Mohammed Ishaku, Azubuike K. Onyebuchi, Innocent Agbo, Lamaran M. Dattijo, Baffah M. Aminu, Gbenga A. Kayode, Olorunfemi O. Owa, Patience O. Odusolu, Karima Tunau, Jamilu Tukur, Charlotte E. Warren, Hanifah D. Abubakar, Abdulkarim Musa, Arie Franx, Diederick E. Grobbee, and Joyce L. Browne

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“Adolescents do not only require ARVs and adherence counseling”: A qualitative investigation of health care provider experiences with an HIV youth peer mentoring program in Ndola, Zambia, Elizabeth A. Abrams, Virginia M. Burke, Katherine G. Merrill, Christiana Frimpong, Sam Miti, Jonathan Kaunda Mwansa, and Julie Denison

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Advancements in postpartum hemorrhage care (APPHC): Overview of portfolio development and research studies in Madagascar, Breakthrough RESEARCH and USAID's Health Evaluation and Applied Research Development

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Advancements in postpartum hemorrhage care (APPHC): Overview of portfolio development and research studies in Malawi, Breakthrough RESEARCH and USAID's Health Evaluation and Applied Research Development

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Advances in conceptualizing and measuring stigma among people living with HIV, Project SOAR

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Advancing Integrated Family Planning (FP)/HIV Counseling with Evidence (ADVICE): Review of FP decision support tools and HIV vulnerability assessment tools, Eileen Yam and Tracy McClair

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Advancing postpartum hemorrhage care (APPHC): Partnership approach and portfolio overview, Breakthrough RESEARCH and USAID's Health Evaluation and Applied Research Development

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"A man without money getting a sexual partner? It doesn’t exist in our community": Male partners’ perspectives on transactional sexual relationships in Uganda and Eswatini, Julie Pulerwitz, C. Valenzuela, Ann Gottert, Godfrey Siu, Patrick Shabangu, and Sanyukta Mathur

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A multipurpose prevention ring for women's sexual and reproductive health, International Partnership for Microbicides

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Analysing normative influences on the prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting among 0–14 years old girls in Senegal: A spatial bayesian hierarchical regression approach, Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala, Chibuzor Christopher Nnanatu, Glory Atilola, Paul Komba, Lubanzadio Mavatikua, Zhuzhi Moore, and Dennis Matanda

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Approaches to research utilization and capacity strengthening, Project SOAR

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Are the poor catching up with the rich in utilising maternal health care services? Evidence from India, Sohini Paul

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Assessing the performance of community health workers in Haiti: Key findings from a mixed-methods study, Frontline Health Project and Zanmi Lasante

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Assessing the vulnerability and risks of adolescent girls and young women in East and Southern Africa: A preliminary review of the tools in use, B. Jane Ferguson, Sanyukta Mathur, and Alice Armstrong

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Assessment of community-based ART service model linking female sex workers to HIV care and treatment in Blantyre and Mangochi, Malawi, Lung Vu, Brady Zieman, Adamson Muula, Vincent Samuel, Lyson Tenthani, David Chilongozi, Simon Sikwese, Grace Kumwenda, and Scott Geibel

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Association of delayed treatment of chlamydial infection and gonorrhea in pregnancy and preterm birth, Emily R. Burdette, Marisa R. Young, Carolynn M. Dude, Kristin M. Wall, and Lisa Haddad

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Associations between key psychosocial stressors and viral suppression and retention in care among youth with HIV in rural South Africa, Lindsey M. Filiatreau, Audrey Pettifor, Jessie K. Edwards, Nkosinathi Masilela, Rhian Twine, F. Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Nicole Haberland, Chodziwadziwa Whiteson Kabudula, Sheri A. Lippman, and Kathleen Kahn

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Atención de la salud sexual y reproductiva de mujeres migrantes: Un mapeo de actores de la sociedad civil en Baja California, México—2020, Silvana Larrea-Schiavon, Lucía Vázquez Quesada, Esperanza Basurto-Alcalde, Natalia Polgovsky, Isabel Vieitez Martínez, and Pooja Sripad

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Atención de la salud sexual y reproductiva de mujeres migrantes: Un mapeo de actores de la sociedad civil en Chiapas, México—2020, Silvana Larrea-Schiavon, Lucía Vázquez Quesada, Esperanza Basurto-Alcalde, Natalia Polgovsky, Isabel Vieitez Martínez, and Pooja Sripad

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Atención de la salud sexual y reproductiva de mujeres migrantes: Un mapeo de actores de la sociedad civil en Chihuahua, México—2020, Silvana Larrea-Schiavon, Lucía Vázquez Quesada, Esperanza Basurto-Alcalde, Natalia Polgovsky, Isabel Vieitez Martínez, and Pooja Sripad

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Atención de la salud sexual y reproductiva de mujeres migrantes: Un mapeo de actores de la sociedad civil en la Ciudad de México—2020, Silvana Larrea-Schiavon, Lucía Vázquez Quesada, Esperanza Basurto-Alcalde, Natalia Polgovsky, Isabel Vieitez Martínez, and Pooja Sripad

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Atención de la salud sexual y reproductiva de mujeres migrantes: Un mapeo de actores de la sociedad civil en México, Silvana Larrea-Schiavon, Lucía Vázquez Quesada, Esperanza Basurto-Alcalde, Natalia Polgovsky, Isabel Vieitez Martínez, and Pooja Sripad

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Atención de la salud sexual y reproductiva de mujeres migrantes: Un mapeo de actores de la sociedad civil en México—2020, Silvana Larrea-Schiavon, Lucía Vázquez Quesada, Esperanza Basurto-Alcalde, Natalia Polgovsky, Isabel Vieitez Martínez, and Pooja Sripad

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Atención de la salud sexual y reproductiva de mujeres migrantes: Un mapeo de actores de la sociedad civil en Oaxaca, México—2020, Silvana Larrea-Schiavon, Lucía Vázquez Quesada, Esperanza Basurto-Alcalde, Natalia Polgovsky, Isabel Vieitez Martínez, and Pooja Sripad

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Atención de la salud sexual y reproductiva de mujeres migrantes: Un mapeo de actores de la sociedad civil en Tabasco, México—2020, Silvana Larrea-Schiavon, Lucía Vázquez Quesada, Esperanza Basurto-Alcalde, Natalia Polgovsky, Isabel Vieitez Martínez, and Pooja Sripad

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Atención de la salud sexual y reproductiva de mujeres migrantes: Un mapeo de actores de la sociedad civil en Veracruz, México—2020, Silvana Larrea-Schiavon, Lucía Vázquez Quesada, Esperanza Basurto-Alcalde, Natalia Polgovsky, Isabel Vieitez Martínez, and Pooja Sripad

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Barriers inhibiting effective detection and management of postpartum hemorrhage during facility-based births in Madagascar: Findings from a qualitative study using a behavioral science lens, Sara V. Flanagan, Tina Razafinamanana, Charlotte E. Warren, and Jana Smith

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Beliefs about children and the psychosocial implications of infertility on individuals seeking assisted fertilization in Ghana, Josephine M. Kyei, Adom Manu, Agnes M. Kotoh, Charles Ampong Adjei, and Augustine Ankomah

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Beyond institutionalization: Planning for sustained investments in training, supervision, and support of community health worker programs in Bangladesh, Shongkour Roy, Shivani Pandya, Md. Irfan Hossain, Timothy Abuya, Charlotte E. Warren, Paloma Mitra, Ubaidur Rob, Sharif M.I. Hossain, and Smisha Agarwal

Beyond Machines, Evidence Project

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Breakthrough RESEARCH—Social and Behavior Change Costing Community of Practice Series Brief #3: Capturing the start-up costs associated with social and behavior change interventions, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Breakthrough RESEARCH—Social and Behavior Change Costing Community of Practice Series Brief #4: Social and behavior change costs associated with insecticide treated bed net distribution for malaria prevention, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Can social listening and social media monitoring benefit your SBC activities?, Rachel Yavinsky, Martha Silva, and Leanne Dougherty

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Changes in community knowledge and attitudes related to female genital fistula following the implementation of a multi-component intervention in Nigeria and Uganda, Karen Kirk, Pooja Sripad, Charity Ndwiga, Emmanuel Nwala, George Odwe, and Charlotte E. Warren

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Characteristics and relationship dynamics of male partners of adolescent girls and young women in Malawi, Project SOAR

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Characterization and distribution of medicine vendors in 2 states in Nigeria: Implications for scaling health workforce and family planning services, Babajide Oluseyi Daini, Emeka Okafor, Sikiru Baruwa, Oluwafunmito Adeyanju, Rodio Diallo, and Jennifer Anyanti

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Chipatala cha pa Foni, Malawi's 'Health Center by Phone,' improving information given about pregnancy-related symptoms, Breakthrough RESEARCH and VillageReach

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Commentary: Does Twitter have a role in family planning in low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs)?, Denise Harrison, Saumya RamaRao, Dinesh Vijeyakumar, James McKinnon, Kristina Brown, and Stanley J. Mierzwa

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Community-based postnatal care services for women and newborns in Kenya: An opportunity to improve quality and access?, Brady Zieman, Timothy Abuya, Daniel Mwanga, John Wanyungu, Charlotte E. Warren, and Pooja Sripad

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Considerations and guidance for using routine and program monitoring data for social and behavior change evaluation, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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Contraception au futur: Nouvelles techniques à l’horizon de la prochaine décennie, Régine Sitruk-Ware

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Contraception methods used among women with HIV starting antiretroviral therapy in a large United States clinical trial, 2009–2011, Anandi N. Sheth, Christine D. Angert, Lisa Haddad, C. Christina Mehta, and Susan E. Cohn

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Contraceptive technologies: Looking ahead to new approaches to increase options for family planning, Lisa Haddad, John Townsend, and Régine Sitruk-Ware

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Cost-effectiveness analysis comparing integrated and malaria-only social and behavior change programming in Nigeria: Initial costing data, Avenir Health

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Cost-effectiveness of peer-delivered HIV self-tests for MSM in Uganda, Stephen Okoboi, Barbara Castelnuovo, Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden, Oucul Lazarus, Lung Vu, Sam Kalibala, Yvonne Kamara, Perez N. Ochanda, Rachel King, and Andrew Mujugira

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Costing social and behavior change programming: The role of the denominator, Breakthrough RESEARCH

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COVID-19 pandemic: A call to action, a time to respond, Saumya RamaRao

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Data collection and ethical challenges associated with VAC studies, Chi-Chi Undie

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Depressive symptoms, HIV-related stigma and ART adherence among caregivers of children in vulnerable households in rural southern Malawi, Kathryn Spielman, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Adamson Muula, Lyson Tenthani, and Paul C. Hewett

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Development and validation of a multi-dimensional scale to assess community health worker motivation, Ann Gottert, Tracy McClair, Sharif M.I. Hossain, Sina Pascal Dakouo, Timothy Abuya, Karen Kirk, Benjamin Bellows, Smisha Agarwal, Sarah Kennedy, Charlotte E. Warren, and Pooja Sripad

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Diet diversity among pregnant women and young children—Insights for improving malaria, family planning, and maternal and child health outcomes in northwestern Nigeria through social and behavior change programming, Breakthrough RESEARCH

Documentary: Getting it Right! Improving Kenya’s Human Capital by Reducing Stunting—A Household Account, Presidential Policy and Strategy Unit (PASU), Sahihi Africa, and Population Council Kenya

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Documenting HIV research-utilization activities, outputs and outcomes: Examples and lessons learned from Project SOAR, Sam Kalibala, Irit Sinai, and Tara Nutley

Drivers of teenage pregnancy: A qualitative assessment, Michael Mbizvo, Nelly-Claire Muntalima, Nachela Chelwa, Kondwani Kasonda, Edith S. Namukonda, Chifundo Phiri, Natasha Okpara, Ronald Mungoni, and Nancy Choka

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Editorial: Advancing community health measurement, policy, and practice, Benjamin Bellows and Charlotte E. Warren

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Effectiveness of interventions designed to prevent or respond to female genital mutilation: A review of evidence, Dennis Matanda, Melanie Croce-Galis, Jill Gay, and Karen Hardee

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Effectiveness of interventions designed to prevent or respond to female genital mutilation: Evidence brief, Dennis Matanda, Melanie Croce-Galis, Jill Gay, and Karen Hardee

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Effect of maternal healthcare utilization on early neonatal, neonatal and post-neonatal mortality in India, Bal Govind Chauhan, Raj Kumar Verma, Manoj Alagarajan, and Satish Kumar Chauhan

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Effects of integrated economic and health interventions with women's groups on health-related knowledge, behaviours and outcomes in low-income and middle-income countries: A systematic review protocol, Sapna Desai, Kala M. Mehta, Roopal Jyoti Singh, Allie K. Westley, Osasuyi Dirisu, Connie C.S. Wong, Thomas de Hoop, and Gary L. Darmstadt

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Effects of sanitary pad distribution and reproductive health education on upper primary school attendance and reproductive health knowledge and attitudes in Kenya: A cluster randomized controlled trial, Karen Austrian, Beth Kangwana, Eunice N. Muthengi, and Erica Soler-Hampejsek

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Effects of transition on HIV and non-HIV services and health systems in Kenya: A mixed methods evaluation of donor transition, Daniela C. Rodríguez, Diwakar Mohan, Caroline Mackenzie, Jess Wilhelm, Ezinne Eze-Ajoku, Elizabeth Omondi, Mary Qiu, and Sara Bennett

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Estimating the cost of the design, production, and dissemination of social media videos for social and behavioral change: Evidence From Merci Mon Héros in Niger and Côte d’Ivoire, Michel Tchuenche, Nicole M. Bellows, Erin Portillo, Zamilatou H. Labati, Denise B. Adou, Jacqueline Hammond, Martha Silva, and Lori Bollinger

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Estimating the market size for a dual prevention pill: Adding contraception to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to increase uptake, Lorna Begg, Rebecca Brodsky, Barbara Friedland, Sanyukta Mathur, James Sailer, and George W. Creasy

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"Eternally restarting" or "a branch line of continuity"? Exploring consequences of external shocks on community health systems in Haiti, Pooja Sripad, Alain Casseus, Sarah Kennedy, Benito Isaac, Kenia Vissieres, Charlotte E. Warren, and Ralph Ternier

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Evaluating changes in the prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting among 0-14 years old girls in Nigeria using data from multiple surveys: A novel Bayesian hierarchical spatio-temporal model, Chibuzor Christopher Nnanatu, Glory Atilola, Paul Komba, Lubanzadio Mavatikua, Zhuzhi Moore, Dennis Matanda, Otibho Obianwu, and Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala

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Évaluation de la performance des agents de santé communautaires en Haïti: principales conclusions d’une étude à méthodologie mixte, Frontline Health Project and Zanmi Lasante

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Evaluation of 2 intervention models to integrate family planning into worker health and livelihood programs in Egypt: A difference-in-differences analysis, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Elizabeth Tobey, Maryam Essam, Sara Chace Dwyer, and Aparna Jain

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Evidence on respectful maternity care for adolescents: A systematic review protocol, Helen H. Habib, Jefferson Mwaisaka, Kwasi Torpey, Ernest Tei Maya, and Augustine Ankomah

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Exploration of the effect of the COVID-19 outbreak on women’s access to family planning services in Port Said and Souhag governorates [Arabic], Evidence Project

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Exploring barriers and enablers of service provision for survivors of human trafficking in the Bay Area: An action research study, Pooja Sripad

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Exploring community health worker roles, support, and experiences in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh, Frontline Health Project

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Exploring community health worker roles, support, and experiences in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Haiti, Frontline Health Project and Zanmi Lasante

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Exploring community health worker roles, support, and experiences in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya, Frontline Health Project

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Exploring experiences of infertility amongst women and men in low-income and middle-income countries: Protocol for a qualitative systematic review, Pooja Sripad, Sapna Desai, Ricardo Regules, Suchandrima Chakraborty, Helen H. Habib, Anny Rodriguez Viloria, Augustine Ankomah, Kamil Fuseini, Leah Jarvis, Karen Kirk, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, and Michelle J. Hindin

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Exploring the regulatory context for HIV self-testing and PrEP market authorisation and use in Nigeria, Osasuyi Dirisu, Oluwafunke Ilesanmi, Akinwumi Akinola, Mayokun Adediran, Waimar Tun, and Rex Mpazanje

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Extent and causes of increased domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic: Community health worker perspectives from Kenya, Bangladesh, and Haiti, Ann Gottert, Timothy Abuya, Sharif M.I. Hossain, Alain Casseus, Charlotte E. Warren, and Pooja Sripad

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Factors associated with condom breakage among female sex workers in the western region of Ghana, Augustine Ankomah, Helen H. Habib, Benedicta K. Atsu, Margaret Atuahene, Pricillia Awo Nortey, Seth Afagbedzi, and Abubakar Manu