This is a page for those living and working in Madagascar.

  • Léa Razanatiana posted an update in the group Group logo of MadagascarMadagascar 4 weeks ago

    J’ai été absente assez longtemps, contente que de nouveaux membres ont rejoint le groupe entretemps. Bienvenue à tous

  • Jenna Groman posted an update in the group Group logo of MadagascarMadagascar 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    The Blue Ventures’ team used illustrated Population-Health-Environment (PHE) story cards during their village outreach tour in May. They found the PHE story cards to be effective for engaging communities in discussions about health-environment linkages and developing theatre sketches. Have you used these cards? https://phemadagascar.org/phe-resourc…[Read more]


  • Bienvenue à tout les nouveaux membres de Springboard!

  • Seth Otto posted an update in the group Group logo of MadagascarMadagascar 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    This technical brief, also released by USAID this past March, clearly shows that Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) are the foundation of Madagascar’s national community health policy. Due to their close proximity to consumers, CHVs reach an important number of women and children who, in their absence, would not receive essential primary health c…[Read more]

  • Seth Otto posted an update in the group Group logo of MadagascarMadagascar 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    The USAID Mikolo project recently published this brief evaluating preliminary data of their work to train, and sustain, community-based health services in Madagascar.

    The project is on-going, but these early results show the promise and potential of this important community-based approach to health service…[Read more]

  • Seth Otto posted an update in the group Group logo of MadagascarMadagascar 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    This technical brief, published this past March, provides insight into the effectiveness of peer-to-peer mentoring around contraceptive use, and family planning among Youth and Adolescents (ages 15-24) in Madagascar.

    Initial results look promising, but there is much more to do. The brief details the broader work necessary to achieve wider uptake…[Read more]

  • Here is an interesting article about behavior economics – it is a little out of date, so I wonder what is happening with the intervention now… http://www.ideas42.org/blog/madagascar-expanding-bandwidth-extreme-poor/?


  • Jenna Groman posted an update in the group Group logo of MadagascarMadagascar 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    Great new article about PIVOT’s data-driven approach to strengthening health systems in Madagascar’s Ifanadiana District. Used correctly, this data-drive approach can help foster accountability and encourage organizations to confront weaknesses and failures—an approach that engenders trust. https://www.globalhealthnow.org/2017-07/data-driven-done-right


  • Today I did an dissemination of the HC3 tools to a group of participants at a workshop on Provider Behavior Change. Everyone appreciated the wonderful collection of HC3 tools, and I expect there will be many new members of SpringBoard, and specifically for this group for Madagascar- so a warm welcome to all of the new Malagasy SpringBoard members!

  • Jenna Groman posted an update in the group Group logo of MadagascarMadagascar 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    USAID’s K4Health project recently offered a training in Antananarivo in Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) storytelling and knowledge management. Check out their guide on how to use storytelling in your work: https://www.k4health.org/sites/default/files/fp_voices_storytelling_toolkit.pdf

  • Seth Otto posted an update in the group Group logo of MadagascarMadagascar 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    This great video is a couple of years old now, but the behavior change communications campaign to encourage the use of Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets continues!

  • Jenna Groman posted an update in the group Group logo of MadagascarMadagascar 2 months, 4 weeks ago

    Le Ministère de la Santé Publique, Airtel et PSI lancent des campagnes de promotion de la santé par sms: agenceecofin.com/operateur/2605-47663-madagascar-le-ministere-de-la-sante-publique-airtel-et-psi-lancent-des-campagnes-de-promotion-de-la-sante-par-sms

  • Jenna Groman posted an update in the group Group logo of MadagascarMadagascar 6 months, 3 weeks ago

    The President’s Malaria Initiative Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (PMI AIRS) Project is successfully working with traditional authorities in Madagascar to mobilize their populations to accept IRS and to intervene in the case of refusal. Read more here: http://www.africairs.net/2017/03/trust-in-tradition/


  • Léa Razanatiana posted an update in the group Group logo of MadagascarMadagascar 10 months, 1 week ago

    Mes bonjour chaleureux à tous les membres du groupe

  • Léa Razanatiana posted an update in the group Group logo of MadagascarMadagascar 10 months, 1 week ago

    Miarahaba ny groupe Madagascar rehetra.