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Antimicrobial resistance blog post

To Squash Superbugs, Look to Behavior Change

Oluwatimilehin Adeyemo
January 28, 2020
4 Minute Read
The misuse of antimicrobials is driving the rise of drug resistant pathogens. How can social and behavior change techniques compel individuals to use these life-saving drugs responsibly?
A man looking at a poster showing a cartoon of a person reaching for pesticide next to a sack of grain. A sign the man reads "Safe Use of Pesticides."

News: Delving into Social and Behavior Change at the #SBCCSummit

April 13, 2018
2 Minute Read
At the 2018 Social and Behavior Change Communication Summit, practitioners explore the role of SBCC programming in pushing forward the 2030 sustainable development agenda.
Image of a smiling young man on a busy street wearing a red t-shirt that says "Safe Love."

Safe Love: Breaking Taboos About Sex in Zambia

Melissa Rickman | Andrew Johnson
October 12, 2015
2 Minute Read
Results from USAID's "Safe Love" HIV Prevention Campaign in Zambia point to the power of good storytelling to start conversations and change behaviors.