This study evaluates whether an information-based, partner-mediated intervention through pregnant mothers in the third trimester significantly increased demand for VMMC among their male partners in Kampala, Uganda. Overall, the intervention had no significant impact on increasing demand for VMMC. The intervention increased the level of comfort of the female partner in engaging men in a conversation on VMMC. Men seemed to understand the benefits of VMMC but majority need help to navigate religious, cultural, financial, and work-related barriers to VMMC.
Authors of this report estimate the impacts of teacher training programmes aimed at secondary school maths and science teachers on their subject knowledge, teaching practices and student test scores. These training programmes form a key component of the government's efforts to improve quality through the School Sector Development Programme.
Authors of this report evaluate the impact of an intervention that uses a behavioural science approach to increase vaccination coverage in Ethiopia by providing nonmonetary incentives to caregivers and health workers.