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Preventing Maternal Deaths in East and Southern Africa (PreMDESA)
March 14, 2017

Preventing Maternal Deaths in East and Southern Africa (PreMDESA)

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The Preventing Maternal Deaths in East and Southern Africa (PreMDESA) project has two objectives - to achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health care services, and reduce maternal mortality in the region. In particular, it seeks ...

Safeguard Young People Programme
March 3, 2017

Safeguard Young People Programme

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The Safeguard Young People (SYP) Programme intends to identify and scale up comprehensive interventions for adolescents and young people in Southern Africa through a multi-sectoral approach that addresses policy, integrated HIV and youth-friendly ...

PACE (Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and Reproductive Health) Project
February 10, 2017

PACE (Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and ...

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Implemented by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) starting in November 2015, the 5-year PACE (Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and Reproductive Health) project focuses on ensuring that family planning and population ...

The Girl Generation Campaign
January 31, 2017

The Girl Generation Campaign

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Launched in 2014, The Girl Generation Campaign is a social change communication initiative that seeks to provide a global platform for galvanising, catalysing, and amplifying the Africa-led movement to end female genital mutilation (FGM). The ...

Women's Empowerment Mainstreaming And Networking (WEMAN)
March 24, 2017

Women's Empowerment Mainstreaming And Networking (WEMAN)

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Women’s Empowerment Mainstreaming And Networking (WEMAN) is an initiative which focuses on gender mainstreaming in rural development with the objective to contribute to food and income security, sustainable livelihoods, and gender equality in ...

Research Programme on Mass Media and Entertainment-Education
March 7, 2017

Research Programme on Mass Media and Entertainment-Education

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The World Bank’s Research Programme on Mass Media and Entertainment-Education, based in the Bank’s Development Impact Evaluation Unit (DIME),was launched in May 2016 to scale up experimental research of entertainment-education and more generally ...

Emorikinos Daadang Etogogongo Alatanakin Ngidwe (EDEAN) (Let's Come Together and Strengthen Child Spacing)
March 2, 2017

Emorikinos Daadang Etogogongo Alatanakin Ngidwe (EDEAN) (Let's Come Together ...

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EDEAN is a community-based intervention in Uganda that is designed to test the hypothesis that increasing fertility awareness improves family planning use. It forms part of the Fertility Awareness for Community Transformation (FACT) Project, a ...

University Leadership for Change in Sexual and Reproductive Health Project
February 1, 2017

University Leadership for Change in Sexual and Reproductive Health Project

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In Niger, rates of childbearing, child marriage, and adolescent pregnancy are some of the highest in the world. The University Leadership for Change (ULC) project engages students, the administration, and university health services from Abdou ...

Get Kol Art Pik Welbodi Campaign
January 19, 2017

Get Kol Art Pik Welbodi Campaign

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Launched in Sierra Leone in November 2016, the Get Kol Art Pik Welbodi Campaign seeks to promote and create demand for improved reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) services, as well as increase healthy practices at home and ...

Safe Ride Campaign
January 13, 2017

Safe Ride Campaign

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Launched in August 2016 in South Africa, the Safe Ride Campaign is aimed at preventing and responding to the abuse of women and girls at the hands of minibus taxi personnel, including drivers and queue marshals. The one-year campaign will work ...

NurseConnect
December 13, 2016

NurseConnect

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Launched in November 2016, the South African Department of Health's NurseConnect platform uses mobile technology to support nurses and midwives working in maternal health, child health, and family planning.  Nurses receive regular ...

WATCH (Women's Advocacy Through Cinema and Human Exchange) Project
November 15, 2016

WATCH (Women's Advocacy Through Cinema and Human Exchange) Project

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WATCH (Women's Advocacy Through Cinema and Human Exchange) is a participatory research and media project that advocates for the rights of women and girls in the fast-expanding settlements of the urban economically poor surrounding Nigeria’s ...

Be Healthy – Know Your Viral Load Campaign
November 4, 2016

Be Healthy – Know Your Viral Load Campaign

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Launched in October 2015, the Be Healthy - Know Your Viral Load Campaign calls on African governments to make viral load tests routinely available to all citizens living with HIV. The campaign is coordinated by the International Treatment ...

Zusha! Road Safety Campaign
October 27, 2016

Zusha! Road Safety Campaign

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Launched in May 2015, the Zusha! National Road Safety Campaign aims to reduce road accidents by encouraging passengers using matatus (14-seater minibuses) or buses to speak out directly to their drivers against reckless driving. Zusha!, which is ...

Tikambe! (Let's Talk!) Project
September 1, 2016

Tikambe! (Let's Talk!) Project

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Tikambe! (Let’s Talk!) is a joint BBC Media Action and Restless Development project in Zambia that uses an integrated communication approach to get young people openly talking about sex, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and how to prevent ...

Making All Voices Count
August 30, 2016

Making All Voices Count

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Making All Voices Count is an international initiative that supports effective and accountable governance in 12 countries in Africa and Asia. The initiative brings together actors from government, civil society, academia, and the technology ...

MomConnect
August 25, 2016

MomConnect

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MomConnect is a mobile phone-based initiative designed to to promote maternal and child wellbeing and reduce mortality, as well as strengthen health services in South Africa. The national initiative seeks to improve patients’ access to ...

U-Report: Voice Matters Project
August 24, 2016

U-Report: Voice Matters Project

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U-Report, developed by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), is a mobile-based communication platform that lets young people, called U-Reporters, share their ideas and opinions on social issues affecting their communities through sms-based ...

Sawa Shabab (Together Youth) Radio Drama Series
July 26, 2016

Sawa Shabab (Together Youth) Radio Drama Series

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Sawa Shabab (Together Youth) is a peacebuilding radio drama series aired by nearly 30 local stations across all states of South Sudan. The radio drama follows the daily lives of young South Sudanese as they face unique challenges while learning ...

Passages Project - Transforming Social Norms for Sexual and Reproductive Health
July 25, 2016

Passages Project - Transforming Social Norms for Sexual and Reproductive Health

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Passages is a research-to-practice project that seeks to address the core challenges to improving sexual and reproductive health such as gender-based violence, child marriage, and unintended pregnancy by transforming social norms. Researchers on ...

Changing the River's Flow - A Gender Transformative Programme for Young People
July 19, 2016

Changing the River's Flow - A Gender Transformative Programme for Young People

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SAfAIDS in partnership with Sonke Gender Justice is implementing a 2-year gender programme that seeks to transform gender roles and promote more gender-equitable relationships in order to reduce HIV and gender-based violence (GBV) and promote ...

Pambazuko (The Dawn) Radio Drama
May 6, 2016

Pambazuko (The Dawn) Radio Drama

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Broadcasting from February 2016 to August 2017, Pambazuko (The Dawn) is a 156-episode radio drama designed to change health and human rights behaviours in eastern Congo. Produced by Population Media Center (PMC) in collaboration with local ...

No Hoodie No Honey Social Media Campaign
April 5, 2016

No Hoodie No Honey Social Media Campaign

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Launched in December 2013, the No Hoodie No Honey (No Condom, No Sex) social media campaign is designed to reach young people in Nigeria, especially girls aged 15-24, with information on sexual and reproductive health (SRH), including safer sex. ...

WeFarm
March 31, 2016

WeFarm

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WeFarm is a worldwide peer to peer knowledge sharing network, building a bank of the world's farming knowledge, then making it available to anyone anywhere, in any language, and on any device - even the most basic mobile phone. This collaborative ...

Act Now For Tomorrow
March 17, 2016

Act Now For Tomorrow

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This digital mapping project was launched by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in an effort to help young people around the world identify climate issues in their communities and find ways to address them. The global climate map is ...

Chipatala Cha Pa Foni (CCPF) Project
March 3, 2016

Chipatala Cha Pa Foni (CCPF) Project

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Chipatala cha pa Foni (CCPF) or Health Center by Phone, is an mHealth project in Malawi originally designed to increase access to timely and appropriate maternal, neonatal, and child health information, advice and care. The project combined a ...

Kenya Equity in Education Project (KEEP)
February 10, 2016

Kenya Equity in Education Project (KEEP)

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Running from March 2014 to March 2016, the Kenya Equity in Education Project (KEEP) is working to improve both quality and access to formal and non-formal education in northern Kenya, in and around the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps. The project ...

Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!)
January 20, 2016

Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!)

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Launched in 2014, the Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!) project is working to create empowering learning contexts for marginalised girls in rural central and southern Malawi in order to keep girls in school. The project is training young female teachers ...

The Good Life Network
January 20, 2016

The Good Life Network

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The Good Life Network is a "pop-up" health and development television channel airing between December 1 2015 and March 31 2016 on satellite television in South Africa. Programmes cover nutrition, health, fitness, human rights, youth sexuality, ...

Improving Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition and Hygiene through Community Videos in Niger
January 19, 2016

Improving Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition and Hygiene through ...

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Since 2012, the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) Project and Digital Green have collaborated to produce a series of videos to encourage better maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) ...

Kwanele
January 18, 2016

Kwanele

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Launched in July 2015, Kwanele is a five-year pilot programme working in 20 schools in Khayelitsha township in South Africa to decrease the high level of gender-based and sexual violence in schools and ensure a safe learning environment for ...

Sauti Mtaani Online Platform
December 21, 2015

Sauti Mtaani Online Platform

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Sauti Mtaani, a Swahili phrase that loosely translates as "Voice in the Hood," is a web and SMS platform that seeks to promote engagement between youth in Kenya and their Members of County Assembly (MCAs). Launched in November 2013, the platform ...

Story-Driven Participatory Video with Mobile Technology Project
December 1, 2015

Story-Driven Participatory Video with Mobile Technology Project

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Implemented in March 2015, this project involved participatory video using mobile phones to produce two films that explored participant's experiences with Sonke Gender Justice’s One Man Can wellness clinic in Cape Town, South Africa.

Tsima: Treatment as Prevention Project
November 16, 2015

Tsima: Treatment as Prevention Project

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Tsima is a three-year community mobilisation intervention and research trial being implemented in South Africa to encourage communities to learn and understand that HIV treatment is also a form of HIV prevention, particularly for sero-discordant ...

Voices for Change: Empowering Adolescent Girls and Women in Nigeria (V4C)
November 12, 2015

Voices for Change: Empowering Adolescent Girls and Women in Nigeria (V4C)

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Running from 2013 through 2017, the Voices for Change: Empowering Adolescent Girls and Women in Nigeria (V4C) programme is working to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment by equipping "a wide range of young women and men to 'speak up ...

The Climate Change Adaptation and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) - CHAI - Project
November 3, 2015

The Climate Change Adaptation and Information and Communications Technology ...

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"In time, this network of information - made possible by digital technology - may provide many more people with the information needed to manage risk and to make informed decisions that have the potential to improve earnings, while protecting ...

Obulamu (How's Your Love Life?) Campaign
October 29, 2015

Obulamu (How's Your Love Life?) Campaign

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Running from September 2014 to December 2017, the Obulamu Campaign in Uganda forms a multi-channel communication platform using the standard greeting "How’s Life" as its umbrella slogan to integrate six health areas: HIV/AIDS, family planning, ...

Reporters on the Borders Network
October 29, 2015

Reporters on the Borders Network

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Running from 2014 to 2016, the Reporters on the Borders Network project is designed to create a network of African journalists who specialise in migration issues (both professional and citizen journalists) and collaborate across the borders of ...

Shuga: Engaging Tanzanian Young People in HIV Prevention through Edutainment Radio
October 22, 2015

Shuga: Engaging Tanzanian Young People in HIV Prevention through Edutainment ...

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Programme Summary: Shuga: Engaging Tanzanian Young People in HIV Prevention through Edutainment Radio - Tanzania - the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Tanzania in collaboration with the Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS), the United ...

Hannunka Mai Sanda Radio Drama
October 14, 2015

Hannunka Mai Sanda Radio Drama

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Hannunka Mai Sanda ("Power in Your Hands") is a 78-episode serial radio drama broadcast in Nigeria to increase knowledge around family planning, HIV/AIDS, adolescent reproductive health, women's education, and gender-based violence. The drama ...

Our School and Girls Education South Sudan (GESS)
September 4, 2015

Our School and Girls Education South Sudan (GESS)

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"BBC Media Action’s radio programmes are part of Girls Education South Sudan [GESS], a major initiative designed to increase the number of girls enrolling in school and completing their education, as well as improving learning outcomes at both ...

Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program (MBNP)
September 2, 2015

Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program (MBNP)

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Running from 2012 to 2015, the Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program (MBNP) is designed to improve maternal and child healthcare practices in Tanzania in the areas of antenatal care, exclusive breastfeeding, and complementary feeding. This five-year ...

Moyo ndi Mpamba Health Campaign
August 14, 2015

Moyo ndi Mpamba Health Campaign

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Moyo ndi Mpamba, Usamalireni (Life is Precious, Take Care of It) is an interactive communications campaign designed to address public health challenges in Malawi. Moyo ndi Mpamba includes a Music4Life Initiative that engages local artists in ...

Thuthuzeleka Radio Drama Series
August 6, 2015

Thuthuzeleka Radio Drama Series

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Thuthuzeleka is a 13-part serial radio drama produced to encourage support for survivors of sexual violence and promote access to South Africa's Thuthuzela Care Centres (TCC) for care and treatment. The radio drama is designed to raise awareness ...

Field Guide: Three Star Approach for WASH in Schools
July 28, 2015

Field Guide: Three Star Approach for WASH in Schools

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"The Three Star Approach for WASH in Schools is designed to improve the effectiveness of hygiene behaviour change programmes for children and complements UNICEF's broader child-friendly schools initiative and GIZ's 'Fit for School' approach, ...

Agritools Project
July 16, 2015

Agritools Project

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Since 2014, the Agritools multi-media project is providing an online platform to document and better understand the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the field of agriculture, fisheries, and livestock. The platform was ...

No Yawa Youth Project
July 15, 2015

No Yawa Youth Project

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Launched in Ghana in January 2013, No Yawa is a youth project developed by DKT Ghana (DKT), Marie Stopes International Ghana (MSIG), and the Grameen Foundation (with funding from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ghana) that links ...

African Storybook Project (ASP)
June 26, 2015

African Storybook Project (ASP)

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"Our vision is for all African children to have enough stories in a language familiar to them to practise reading and learn to love reading."  South African Institute for Distance Education (SAIDE)

Healthy Start Advocacy Campaign
June 17, 2015

Healthy Start Advocacy Campaign

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"Healthy Start is WaterAid’s four-year (2015-2019) campaign focused on improving the health and nutrition of newborn babies and children." The campaign aims to bring forward the evidence of "access to clean water for hygiene" on lowering infant ...

Women's Voices, Powering Change Project
June 17, 2015

Women's Voices, Powering Change Project

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In 2015, Internews launched a 5-year project to assemble a global network of collaborators to: increase women's leadership in the media and information and communication technology (ICT) fields; improve the quality and coverage of information on ...

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