Senior Implementation Science Advisor, Breakthrough RESEARCH
Ms. Dougherty is a public health expert with over 20 years of experience in research, management and technical assistance. Ms. Dougherty’s research focuses on informing demand creation strategies for public health products and services and monitoring and evaluating social and behavior change approaches in sub-Saharan Africa. She is the Senior Implementation Science Advisor for Breakthrough RESEARCH, a global initiative focused on generating evidence and promoting its use to strengthen SBC programming for improved health and development outcomes.
Breakthrough RESEARCH shares the importance of collecting behavioral determinant data to inform family planning social and behavior change (SBC) programs and policies.
Breakthrough ACTION crée, teste et applique à grande échelle de nouvelles approches hybrides du CSC en se fondant sur ses recherches novatrices, mais aussi sur son évaluation de programmes et de stratégies de CSC rentables ...
Breakthrough ACTION develops, tests, and scales up new and hybrid approaches to SBC, informed by Breakthrough RESEARCH’s cutting-edge research and evaluation of proven, cost-effective SBC strategies and programs. Together, these USAID-funded sister projects are harnessing ...
Social media has increasingly become one of the most popular places for individuals to express their views and engage in conversations about what they see, hear, and believe. There are currently 3.4 billion social media ...
Social and behavior change (SBC) approaches can increase the use of modern contraceptives by addressing the attitudes and social norms that influence demand. However, they often do not receive attention, partly because many practitioners are ...
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Knowledge SUCCESS is a five-year global project led by a consortium of partners and funded by USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health to support learning, and create opportunities for collaboration and knowledge exchange, within the family planning and reproductive health community.
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