Grandmother Project’s Holistic Girls Development intervention is one of two programs selected by the Passages Project for realist evaluations and technical assistance. After success in the Kolda Department in Senegal, the intervention is being scaled up in a new area with a different ethnic group. Working alongside the project’s implementers and stakeholders, the Passages team is applying realist evaluation principles to establish theories of change, identify evidence gaps, and assess long-term sustainability.
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Posted In: News, Projects, Passages Project, Strategic Scale-up, Adolescents
WASHINGTON (February 7, 2017) — In what is believed to be the first study of its kind, researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center’s Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) announced today the launch of a year-long study to measure the efficacy of a new app, Dot™, for avoiding unintended pregnancy as compared to efficacy rates of other family planning methods. The Dot app, available on iPhone and Android devices, is owned by Cycle Technologies. Up to 1,200 Dot Android users will have the opportunity to participate in the study.
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Posted In: News, FACT Project, Fertility Awareness, Mobilizing technology for reproductive health
January 25, 2017 | 6:42 pm | Lauren Van Enk, Program Officer
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and we are always ready to celebrate a healthy cervix. The first step to cervical health is understanding your body. The cervix plays an important role in fertility and provides signs and symptoms about the body’s changes throughout the menstrual cycle.
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Posted In: Focus Areas, FACT Project, TwoDay Method®, Fertility Awareness