CARE SRHR Project Briefs
Social Analysis and Action (SAA) Resources
SAA Overview Brief
Provides the basics of what the SAA process looks like and how it is implemented.
SAA Global Implementation Manual
Provides an in-depth description of SAA core tools and adaptation of those tools for each step of the SAA process and an introduction to monitoring, evaluation, and learning for SAA.
SAA Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
Provides guidance to implementers of SAA who are seeking to develop or strengthen their program’s comprehensive monitoring and evaluation framework to include SAA and gain a deeper understanding of the changes facilitated by using the model.
SAA Ideas and Action (also available in French and Spanish)
This publication, designed for CARE program planners and managers and focused on sexual and reproductive health, explains SAA at both a conceptual and practical level (includes description of SAA process, case studies, and tools).
Community Score Card (CSC) Resources
Growing Promise Brief (CSC and Reproductive Health Outcomes in Malawi)
Raising the Score (videos)
Articles in peer-reviewed journals
Community dialogue to shift social norms and enable family planning: an evaluation of the family planning results initiative in Kenya (Wegs, Creanga, Galavotti, & Wamalaw, 2016)
Continuum of care services for maternal and child health using mobile technology – a health system strengthening strategy in low and middle income countries (Balakrishnan, Gopichandran, Chaturvedi, Chatterjee, Mahapatra, & Indrajit Chaudhuri, 2016)
Delivering high-quality family planning services in crisis-affected settings I: Program implementation (Curry, Rattan, Nzau, & Giri, 2015)
Delivering high-quality family planning services in crisis-affected settings II: Results (Curry, Rattan, Huang, & Noznesky, 2015)
Effects of a social accountability approach, CARE's Community Score Card, on reproductive health-related outcomes in Malawi: a cluster-randomized controlled evaluation (Gullo, Galavotti, Sebert Kuhlmann, Msiska, Hastings, & Marti, 2017)
An impact evaluation of the Safe Motherhood Promotion Project in Bangladesh: Evidence from Japanese aid-funded technical cooperation* (Kamiya, Yoshimura, & Islam, 2013)
The influence of seasonality and community-based health worker provided counselling on exclusive breastfeeding – Findings from a cross-sectional survey in India (Das, Chatterjee, Karthick, Mahapatra, & Chaudhuri, 2016)
“It is a thing that depends on God”: barriers to delaying first birth and pursuing alternative futures among newly married adolescent girls in Niger (Samandari, Grant, Brent, & Gullo, 2019)
Is quality of care a key predictor of perinatal health care utilization and patient satisfaction in Malawi? (Creanga, Gullo, Sebert Kuhlmann, Msiska, & Galavotti, 2017)
Rapid contraceptive uptake and changing method mix with high use of long-acting reversible contraceptives in crisis-affected populations in Chad and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Rattan, Noznesky, Curry, Galavotti, Hwang, & Rodriguez, 2016)
Reasons for preference of home delivery with traditional birth attendants in rural Bangladesh: A qualitative exploration (Sarker, Rahman, Rahman, Hossain, Reichenbach, & Mitra, 2016)
A review of CARE’s Community Score Card experience and evidence (Gullo, Galavotti, & Altman, 2016)
Successful programmatic approaches to facilitating IUD uptake: CARE's experience in DRC (Castle, Schroffel, Mvuezolo, Mupenda, Mumbere, & Shapiro, 2019)
Transforming policy through evidence: A new family planning policy in Chad (Schroeffel & Nzau, 2016)
Understanding the black box: A systematic review of the measurement of the community mobilization process in evaluations of interventions targeting sexual, reproductive, and maternal health* (Altman, Sebert Kuhlmann, & Galavotti, 2015)
'We pledge to improve the health of our entire community': Improving health worker motivation and performance in Bihar, India through teamwork, recognition, and non-financial incentives (Grant et al., 2018)
Women’s and health workers’ voices in open, inclusive communities and effective spaces (VOICES): Measuring governance outcomes in reproductive and maternal health programmes (Sebert Kuhlmann, Gullo, Galavotti, Grant, Cavatore, & Posnock, 2017)
Worth the effort? Combining sexual and reproductive health and economic empowerment programming for married adolescent girls in Amhara, Ethiopia* (Edmeades, Lantos, & Mekuria, 2016)
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Other CARE Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Publications
The Path to 2020: Delivering Transformative, Rights-Based Family Planning (PDF version here)
This report highlights CARE’s progress in expanding access to family planning for women and girls since 2012.
CARE is a member of the steering committee for the Interagency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises (IAWG), and contributed to the following publication:
Family planning saves lives and promotes resilience in humanitarian contexts
This paper identifies collaborative solutions and actions for the 2017 Family Planning Summit and beyond.