<a href="/africa/search/apachesolr_search?filters=tid: tid:38">Featured content</a> http://www.comminit.com/africa/promoted-rss.xml/38 en Final Evaluation: Radio for Peacebuilding Africa http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/final-evaluation-radio-peacebuilding-africa <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle-st"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Final Report </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sunday, September 1, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><i>"The quantitative and qualitative review of the web-based component of the RFPA [Radio for Peacebuilding Africa project] clearly showed that the global audience of the RFPA website has increased significantly in the third phase of the project, particularly among African members. From the end of Phase II to the end of Phase III, the number of subscribers from African countries registered a sharp 140% increase."</i></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.sfcg.org/programmes/rfpa/pdf/rfpafinalreport.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download the full report in PDF format. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/rfpb2.jpg" alt="" title="Final Evaluation: Radio for Peacebuilding Africa" width="100" height="58" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/radio-peace-building-africa-search-common-ground">Radio for Peace Building Africa, Search for Common Ground</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.sfcg.org/programmes/rfpa/index.html?lang" target="_blank"> Radio for Peacebuilding Africa website</a> on July 13 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/radio-peacebuilding-africa-1">Radio for Peacebuilding Africa</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/africa/content/sustainability-community-radios-training-guides">Sustainability of Community Radios Training Guides</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/responsible-media-coverage-elections-training-guide">Responsible Media Coverage of Elections: A Training Guide</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/africa/content/covering-trauma-training-guide">Covering Trauma: A Training Guide</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/target-audiences-peacebuilding-radio-training-guide">Target Audiences for Peacebuilding Radio: A Training Guide</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/africa/content/strategic-communication-peacebuilding-training-guide">Strategic Communication for Peacebuilding - A Training Guide</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/rumour-management-manual-training-guide">Rumour Management Manual: A Training Guide </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/africa/content/youth-radio-peacebuilding-guide">Youth Radio for Peacebuilding: A Guide</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/radio-talkshows-peacebuilding-guide">Radio Talkshows for Peacebuilding: A Guide</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/final-evaluation-radio-peacebuilding-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/final-evaluation-radio-peacebuilding-africa#comments Africa Project Evaluations Evaluations Dialogue, Debate, Conversation Digital Community Participation Conflict Conflict and Peace Network Governance and Democracy Community Media News/Information Radio NGOs Democracy and Governance - Africa Community Radio - Africa Africa Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:03:23 +0000 aventh 9356179 at http://www.comminit.com Organizational Development Consultants, Training Facilitation BPA - MSI - Senegal http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/organizational-development-consultants-training-facilitation-bpa-msi-senegal <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-vacant-post---basic-info"><legend>VACANT POST - BASIC INFORMATION</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-organisation"> <div class="field-label">Organisation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Management Systems International (MSI) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-4"> <div class="field-label">Location:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Senegal</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><strong>Project/Proposal Summary:</strong></p> <p>MSI seeks experienced Senegalese professionals with experience in organizational development (OD), facilitation, coaching, and training to contribute short-term technical assistance for a project providing assistance to the USAID office in Dakar.</p> <p><em><strong>**Please note: Only Senegalese citizens are eligible for this position.**</strong></em></p> <p><strong>Position Summary:</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-submission-instructions"> <div class="field-label">Submission Instructions:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href='http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MSI&amp;cws=2&amp;rid=4809' target='_blank'>Please visit the MSI website to apply</a><br /><br /></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/msi.logo__69.jpg" alt="Organizational Development Consultants, Training Facilitation BPA - MSI - Senega" title="Organizational Development Consultants, Training Facilitation BPA - MSI - Senegal" width="100" height="40" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/organizational-development-consultants-training-facilitation-bpa-msi-senegal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/organizational-development-consultants-training-facilitation-bpa-msi-senegal#comments Africa Senegal West Africa Jobs and Training Vacancies UNAIDS Classifieds Job Vacancies Africa Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:26:48 +0000 Deanna.Brotherston 9356176 at http://www.comminit.com Farmer Program e-course for Radio Broadcasters (Sept 14 - Dec 15 2015) http://www.comminit.com/africa/event/farmer-program-e-course-radio-broadcasters-sept-14-dec-15-2015 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-start">Sep 14 2015</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">Dec 15 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/farmradiocourse.jpg" alt="" title="Farmer program e-course for radio broadcasters (Sept 14 - Dec 15 2015)" width="100" height="53" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Location:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Online</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Farm Radio International is offering an online farmer radio programme e-course and competition for radio broadcasters in sub-Saharan Africa who are involved in producing radio programmes for farmers. This online course seeks to "help radio broadcasters make an engaging, entertaining and informative farmer radio program." Participants will be guided by African e-facilitators and paired up with experienced mentors. <br /></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/farm-radio-international-farmer-program-e-course">Farm Radio International - Farmer program e-course</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/event/farmer-program-e-course-radio-broadcasters-sept-14-dec-15-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/event/farmer-program-e-course-radio-broadcasters-sept-14-dec-15-2015#comments Africa Events Calendar Training Digital Community Participation Community Media News/Information Radio NGOs Natural Resources Management Community Radio - Africa Africa Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:23:56 +0000 aventh 9356169 at http://www.comminit.com ZIMEO Excellence in Media Awards 2015 http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/zimeo-excellence-media-awards-2015 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/zimeo_2.jpg" alt="" title="ZIMEO Excellence in Media Awards 2015" width="100" height="61" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>The African Media Initiative is calling for entries to its Zimeo Excellence in Media Awards 2015, which seek to recognise "meritorious individuals and organizations that, in their writings, productions or support for media development, demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism, focus and impact." The awards, which will be offered annually, are open to professional journalists and the media industry in Africa.<br /></p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Deadline Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Deadline Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, August 31, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-3"> <div class="field-label">Application Info:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Competition is open to any African journalist, including freelancers working in any media, radio, TV, print, photography and digital platforms whose primary audiences are based in Africa. Stories must have been published or broadcast in English, French, Arabic or Portuguese.<br /><br /></p> <p>According to the awards website, judges will be looking for entries which:</p> <ul type="square"> <li>"Demonstrate a high quality of reporting/writing in terms of depth, rigour, research, investigative enterprise, innovativeness, clarity, proper sourcing, fairness, accuracy, exhaustive analysis of the context and background and an above average understanding of the subject matter.</li> <li>Are data-driven and use creative digital tools like mapping, crowd sourcing and visualization to help tell the story.</li> <li>Demonstrate journalistic integrity in terms of neutrality in the information provided and transparency in sourcing. Stories laden with anonymous sourcing will be rejected.</li> <li>Communicate the topic in a way that makes the story relevant and engaging to audiences and that contains evidence of its social impact or benefit to society.</li> <li>Were broadcast or published between July 2014 and July 2015. Proof of this will be required. "</li> </ul> <p>All submissions must be in an electronic format. Applications or other materials sent by post, hand or fax will be rejected. Contestants must download and fill in the entry form and send it via email with their updated CV attached to <a href="mailto:zimeoawards@africanmediainitiative.org">zimeoawards@africanmediainitiative.org</a> <br /><br /> </p> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.africanmedialeadersforum.org/enter-the-awards/" target="_blank">Click here</a> to download the entry form and for more information on how to submit. </p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/zimeo-excellence-media-awards-african-media-leaders-forum">ZIMEO Excellence in Media Awards - African Media Leaders Forum</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.africanmedialeadersforum.org/enter-the-awards/" target="_blank">African Media Leaders website</a> on July 24 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/zimeo-excellence-media-awards-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/zimeo-excellence-media-awards-2015#comments Africa Awards Dialogue, Debate, Conversation Governance and Democracy Community Media Media and D and G Recognition/Awards News Media Community Radio - Africa Africa Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:33:46 +0000 aventh 9356166 at http://www.comminit.com Impact of Media Strategies by Six Civil Society Organisations in Tanzania http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/impact-media-strategies-six-civil-society-organisations-tanzania <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle-st"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Information, Media and Action Study </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dr. Ayub Rioba </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, November 14, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><i>Accountability Tanzania (AcT) partners tend to use mass media extensively to enhance their interventions in governance, social, economic as well as environmental issues. Many of these CSOs have significant budgets to support the engagement of media (print, TV and radio, social) in furthering their objectives. Nonetheless, little is systematically documented about the effectiveness of using media in bringing about accountability as well as desired change.</i></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.accountability.or.tz/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/STUDY-ON-IN-FORMATION-MEDIA.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download the full report in PDF format. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/acttanzania2.jpg" alt="" title="Impact of Media Strategies by Six Civil Society Organisations in Tanzania" width="100" height="72" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/kate-dyer-accountability-tanzania-act">Kate Dyer - Accountability Tanzania (AcT)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.accountability.or.tz/information-media-action/" target="_blank">Accountability in Tanzania Programme website</a> on July 1 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/impact-media-strategies-six-civil-society-organisations-tanzania" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/impact-media-strategies-six-civil-society-organisations-tanzania#comments Africa East Africa Tanzania Strategic Thinking Advocacy Dialogue, Debate, Conversation Civic Engagement Community Participation Civil Society Community Groups Governance and Democracy Print Media and D and G News/Information Radio Television Government Departments NGOs Democracy and Governance - Africa Community Radio - Africa Africa Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:31:51 +0000 aventh 9356141 at http://www.comminit.com I-Kit for Ebola Preparedness http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/i-kit-ebola-preparedness <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-year"> <div class="field-label">Year:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2015 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/ebolatoolkit.jpg" alt="" title="I-Kit for Ebola Preparedness" width="100" height="61" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>This Ebola Communication Preparedness Implementation Kit (I-Kit) is designed to provide national and local stakeholders, as well as programme managers, with "key considerations and a roadmap for instituting and implementing critical, relevant, practical and timely communication for responding to the threat of an Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak." The objective of the I-Kit is to guide countries in social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) and risk communication activity planning, including communication plan development for every stage of an Ebola response.<br /><br /></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-htmllink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://sbccimplementationkits.org/ebola/courses/ebola-preparedness-i-kit/" target="_blank">Click here to access the toolkit online. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/health-communication-capacity-collaborative-hc3">Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cost-ma"> <div class="field-label">Cost:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Free to download. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-2"> <div class="field-label">Languages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>English</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/health-communication-capacity-collaborative-hc3-0">Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://sbccimplementationkits.org/ebola/courses/ebola-preparedness-i-kit/" target="_blank">HC3 website</a>on July 21 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/i-kit-ebola-preparedness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/i-kit-ebola-preparedness#comments Global Materials Ebola Communication Community Groups Print News/Information Government Departments Health NGOs Risk Management Health Communication - Africa Ebola Africa Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:58:51 +0000 aventh 9356118 at http://www.comminit.com Promoting Handwashing and Sanitation: An Impact Evaluation of Two Large-Scale Campaigns in Rural Tanzania http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/promoting-handwashing-and-sanitation-impact-evaluation-two-large-scale-campaigns-rural-t <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Elisabeth Burgess </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sunday, February 1, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>This 8-page research brief discusses the challenges of poor sanitation and hygiene in rural Tanzania, provides an overview of two large-scale campaigns that sought to address these problems, and shares key results of an evaluation to assess the impact of these two campaigns. The campaigns - the Handwashing with Soap programme and the Rural Sanitation programme - were designed to promote access to proper sanitation and encourage handwashing with soap by influencing people’s behaviour, changing marketplace dynamics, and strengthening the role of local government in service delivery.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.wsp.org/sites/wsp.org/files/publications/WSP-Tanzania-Sanitation-HWWS-Research-Brief.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download the full research brief in PDF format. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/handwashingtanz.jpg" alt="" title="Promoting Handwashing and Sanitation: An Impact Evaluation of Two Large-Scale Campaigns in Rural Tanzania" width="100" height="61" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/water-and-sanitation-programme-wsp-usa">Water and Sanitation Programme (WSP USA)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.wsp.org/library" target="_blank">Water and Sanitation Program website</a> on July 16 2015. </p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/promoting-handwashing-and-sanitation-impact-evaluation-two-large-scale-campaigns-rural-t" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/promoting-handwashing-and-sanitation-impact-evaluation-two-large-scale-campaigns-rural-t#comments Africa East Africa Tanzania Project Evaluations Evaluations Children Community Participation MDG 4. Child Mortality Person-to-Person Community Groups Interpersonal Print News/Information Radio Environment Government Departments Research Health NGOs Health Communication - Africa Africa Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:35:08 +0000 aventh 9356116 at http://www.comminit.com Contextual Barriers, Motivations, and Coping Strategies in the Uptake of HCT and Condoms Among Truckers and Female Sex Workers in Busia Township, Busia District http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/contextual-barriers-motivations-and-coping-strategies-uptake-hct-and-condoms-among-truck <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle-st"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Findings of a Rapid Qualitative Assessment </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, January 1, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><i>Findings suggested that truckers and female sex workers who effectively use condoms and regularly check their HIV status were motivated by a responsibility to their families, as well as their personal safety.</i></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.fhi360.org/sites/default/files/media/documents/CHC-Rapid-Assessment-Truckers-FSW-Final.pdf" target="_blank"> Click here to download the full report in PDF format. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/fhibusia.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="88" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/angela-akol-fhi-360-uganda">Angela Akol - FHI 360 Uganda</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.fhi360.org/resource/contextual-barriers-motivations-and-coping-strategies-uptake-hct-and-condoms-among-truckers" target="_blank">FHI360 website</a> on April June 17 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/contextual-barriers-motivations-and-coping-strategies-uptake-hct-and-condoms-among-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/contextual-barriers-motivations-and-coping-strategies-uptake-hct-and-condoms-among-truck#comments Uganda Strategic Thinking Mobile Populations Empower MSM Sex Workers Transgender Person-to-Person Community Groups MDG 6. Combat Diseases Government Departments Research Prevention HIV AIDS NGOs Treatment, Care and Support Health Communication - Africa HIV/AIDS - Africa Africa Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:08:44 +0000 aventh 9356115 at http://www.comminit.com The Health Shop: Applying Integrated Marketing Communication to Generate Demand for Malaria Testing in the Private and Public Sectors http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/health-shop-applying-integrated-marketing-communication-generate-demand-malaria-testing- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle-st"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Learning Brief </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kalyani Prasad </div> <div class="field-item even"> Sandrine Martin </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, April 1, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>"The impact of this campaign demonstrated that IMC can be successfully applied to health products, services and behaviours when promoted within a private sector development approach. Demand-side interventions should be a primary component of an intervention to introduce mRDTs [malaria rapid diagnostic tests] in the private sector in order to ensure appropriate uptake." <br /></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.malariaconsortium.org/media-downloads/480/%E2%80%98The%20health%20shop%E2%80%99:%20Applying%20Integrated%20Marketing%20Communication%20to%20generate%20demand%20for%20malaria%20testing%20in%20the%20private%20and%20public%20sectors" target="_blank">Click here to download the full case study in PDF format. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/the_health_shop3.jpg" alt="" title="The Health Shop: Applying Integrated Marketing Communication to Generate Demand for Malaria Testing in the Private and Public Sectors" width="78" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/sandrine-martin-malaria-consortium-mozambique">Sandrine Martin - Malaria Consortium Mozambique</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.malariaconsortium.org/resources/publications/480/the-health-shop---applying-integrated-marketing-communication-to-generate-demand-for-malaria-testing-in-the-private-and-public-sectors" target="_blank">Malaria Consortium website</a> on July 3 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/health-shop-applying-integrated-marketing-communication-generate-demand-malaria-testing-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/health-shop-applying-integrated-marketing-communication-generate-demand-malaria-testing-#comments Zambia Strategic Thinking Community Participation Person-to-Person Marketing MDG 6. Combat Diseases Print News/Information Radio Government Departments Health NGOs Malaria and Dengue Private Sector Health Communication - Africa Malaria Africa Fri, 17 Jul 2015 08:29:01 +0000 aventh 9356043 at http://www.comminit.com HIV/AIDS Vulnerabilities, Discrimination, and Service Accessibility among Africa’s Youth: Insights from a Multi-country Study http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/hivaids-vulnerabilities-discrimination-and-service-accessibility-among-africa%E2%80%99s-youth-in <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Babatunde Ahonsi </div> <div class="field-item even"> Nahla Tawab </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Scott Geibel </div> <div class="field-item even"> Sam Kalibala </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Jerry Okal </div> <div class="field-item even"> Babacar Mané </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Nathi Sohaba </div> <div class="field-item even"> Julialynne Walker </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Eric Green </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-year"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2014 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>"<i>At the individual level, youth lack access to appropriate SRH [sexual and reproductive health] information and confidential, low-cost, and stigma-free SRH services. Institutional responses are hampered by sociocultural sensitivities to youth premarital sexual activity, inadequate provision of sexuality education, and limited geographic and target population reach of current youth-focused programming. There continue to be few youth-specific policy provisions, which are hindered by weak political commitments and inadequate resourcing for implementation.</i>"</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.popcouncil.org/uploads/pdfs/2014HIV_SixCountryYouthFinalReport.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to download the full report in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/africa/files/imagecache/thumbnail/populationcouncilyouth.jpg" alt="" title="HIV/AIDS Vulnerabilities, Discrimination, and Service Accessibility among Africa’s Youth: Insights from a Multi-country Study" width="100" height="68" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/content/scott-geibel-population-council">Scott Geibel - Population Council</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Population Council newsletter December 2014 and <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.popcouncil.org/research/expert/scott-geibel" target="_blank">Population Council website</a> on July 7 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/hivaids-vulnerabilities-discrimination-and-service-accessibility-among-africa%E2%80%99s-youth-in" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/africa/content/hivaids-vulnerabilities-discrimination-and-service-accessibility-among-africa%E2%80%99s-youth-in#comments Africa East Africa Egypt Kenya Nigeria North Africa Senegal South Africa Southern Africa Uganda West Africa Strategic Thinking Access Advocacy Empower Young People Person-to-Person Interpersonal MDG 6. Combat Diseases News/Information Government Departments Research Health Prevention HIV AIDS HIV/AIDS, Young People, Research NGOs Youth Health Communication - Africa Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights HIV/AIDS - Africa Africa Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:42:32 +0000 aventh 9356035 at http://www.comminit.com