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Project: Evidence to End Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

Report. Reflections From Five Years of Research on FGM/C

From 2015 to 2019, the African-led consortium developed innovative research methods and uncovered new evidence about the practice and how it is changing—focusing on families and communities, and health and legal systems—in eight countries: Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, and Sudan.

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Project: Evidence to End Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

Reflections From Five Years of Research on FGM/C

From 2015 to 2019, the African-led consortium developed innovative research methods and uncovered new evidence about the practice and how it is changing—focusing on families and communities, and health and legal systems—in eight countries: Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, and Sudan.

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Project: Evidence to End Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

Fighting FGM/C Through Social Marketing

The video highlights how the four P’s—product, price, place, and promotion—can be used to design a high-quality FGM/C campaign.

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Project: Breakthrough RESEARCH

Effective Behaviors to Prevent Zika

Zika is a mosquito-borne virus with no vaccine that is mostly spread by the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. It can also be passed from a pregnant woman to her unborn baby, causing a unique pattern of birth defects.

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Noncommunicable Diseases Hit the Developing World: Podcast Segment

Reshma Naik, PRB senior policy analyst, was a guest on Julie Rose's podcast "Top of Mind" to discuss noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).

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Project: PACE: Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and Reproductive Health

Short Videos Highlight Important FGM/C Data

(2017) The videos aim to expand understanding of key data issues in FGM/C research, including the importance of looking beyond national prevalence to identify hotspots or areas within a country where FGM/C is widely practiced, analyzing change over time by comparing older and younger cohorts rather than changes in overall prevalence, and understanding the various questions and data gaps that are raised by newly available data in Indonesia.

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Project: Combatting Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors in Youth

Integrating Health Services for Young People: Tackling the Growing Noncommunicable Disease Epidemic

This policy report argues that integrating noncommunicable disease (NCD) services—particularly those targeted at prevention and early intervention—with other health services for young people can help tackle the growing NCD epidemic in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

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Project: Combatting Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factors in Youth

Policy Report. Integrating Health Services for Young People: Tackling the Growing Noncommunicable Disease Epidemic

This policy report argues that integrating noncommunicable disease (NCD) services—particularly those targeted at prevention and early intervention—with other health services for young people can help tackle the growing NCD epidemic in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

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