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Strengthening Service Delivery for Malaria in Pregnancy: An mHealth Pilot Intervention  in West Nile, Uganda
April 24, 2017

Strengthening Service Delivery for Malaria in Pregnancy: An mHealth Pilot ...

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“Text messaging, in combination with other capacity building tools and approaches, can be effective in achieving health worker behaviour change in resource-poor settings.”

Guide to the Use of Digital Financial Services in Agriculture
April 19, 2017

Guide to the Use of Digital Financial Services in Agriculture

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“Smallholder farmers (SHFs) have the potential to play an ever increasing role in feeding the world through sustainable supply of key agricultural commodities.” This Guide aims to provide a quick and easy-to-use tool to understand how digital ...

Grassroot Soccer Research Report 2016
April 4, 2017

Grassroot Soccer Research Report 2016

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“Grassroot Soccer is an adolescent health organization that leverages the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize at-risk youth in developing countries to overcome their greatest health challenges, live healthier, more productive lives, ...

How to Hold a Successful Share Fair
March 20, 2017

How to Hold a Successful Share Fair

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This handbook is a reference tool for anyone who works in public health or international development and wants to bring together a group of people to discuss ideas, address challenges, and share best practices. The handbook guides users through ...

The Lucky Specials Film
March 16, 2017

The Lucky Specials Film

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The Lucky Specials is a film which combines fiction and non-fiction storytelling to demystify tuberculosis (TB), explaining how it spreads, and how it can be treated.  Through relatable characters and storyline, The Lucky Specials replaces ...

Examining the Impact of Knowledge Management Interventions: The Knowledge for Health East Africa Field Project
March 16, 2017

Examining the Impact of Knowledge Management Interventions: The Knowledge ...

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"Knowledge management interventions positively improved effectiveness and efficiency of knowledge sharing and use of knowledge management techniques among ECSA-HC staff members." This research brief looks at the process and effects of knowledge ...

Alidade
March 14, 2017

Alidade

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"We know that tech can increase chances for success - if done right. But it's often hard for social change projects whose skills don't already lie in technology to know how technology can be integrated or which tool would be the most useful for ...

Disasters and Violence against Women and Girls: Can Disasters Shake Social Norms and Power Relations?
March 14, 2017

Disasters and Violence against Women and Girls: Can Disasters Shake Social ...

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"Post-disaster contexts are often characterised by the aggravation of discriminatory norms, social inequalities and gender-based violence, particularly against women and girls. Disasters cause suffering and damage but they also provide ...

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 ...

Prospects of Multilevel Communication by Children and Young People in Africa: A Case Study of the South African Children's Parliament
March 14, 2017

Prospects of Multilevel Communication by Children and Young People in ...

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“Child rights advocates are optimistic of its transformative role in enhancing the voice of young people and instituting an empowering narrative for social change. However, it is constrained by conceptual and programmatic weaknesses which impair ...

Typology on Training for Gender Equality
March 14, 2017

Typology on Training for Gender Equality

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This document explains the classification of the types of training for gender equality with the objective to support training commissioners to plan, develop, design, deliver, and evaluate training-related activities. As stated in the guide, “With ...

Institutionalizing Community Health Conference 2017
March 9, 2017

Institutionalizing Community Health Conference 2017

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“Advancing community health is central to achieving sustainable development and universal primary healthcare. The foundations of community health within the context of primary health care are increasingly recognized as crucial components of ...

Decision Guide for Program Managers: What You Need to Know About the Designing for Behavior Change (DBC) Approach
March 8, 2017

Decision Guide for Program Managers: What You Need to Know About the ...

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This resource is intended to guide programme managers in making decisions around whether to adopt the Designing for Behavior Change (DBC) approach in their programming, and whether or not to send staff to be trained in this approach. 

Self-Learning Booklet: Understanding Masculinities and Violence Against Women and Girls
March 8, 2017

Self-Learning Booklet: Understanding Masculinities and Violence Against ...

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“In all societies there are many ideas about masculinity and femininity that are harmful, not just to girls and women, but also to boys and men, as well as people of other gender identities”.

University Leadership for Change in Sexual and Reproductive Health in Niger: Project Report
March 6, 2017

University Leadership for Change in Sexual and Reproductive Health in Niger: ...

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"With an average of 7.6 children per woman, Niger has the highest fertility rate in the world and the highest rate of child marriage worldwide: 76.3 percent of women currently 20-24 years were married before age 18 and 28 percent before age 15."

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 ...

Enabling the Success of Social and Behavior Change Communication and Social Marketing NGOs
March 2, 2017

Enabling the Success of Social and Behavior Change Communication and Social ...

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"Vision: The development of a global community where local SBCC and social marketing organizations, donors and international NGOs work together and support one another according to their comparative strengths to influence behaviors and achieve ...

The Learning Route in Rwanda - Leveraging the Scaling up Nutrition Civil Society Network: Building Regional Platforms to Promote Learning on How to Address Malnutrition
February 28, 2017

The Learning Route in Rwanda - Leveraging the Scaling up Nutrition Civil ...

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"Progress continues to be made in the fight against hunger; yet, a large number of people still lack of food and are not adequately nourished. It is estimated that 795 million people in the world were undernourished (2014-2016 estimates), meaning ...

People's Knowledge and Participatory Action Research Book
February 28, 2017

People's Knowledge and Participatory Action Research Book

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"It explores how a person's race, class, gender, sexuality, health status or disability, a lack of formal training, or a different mode of expression, can all prevent their insights from being accepted as potentially valid. It introduces ...

Population, Health, and Environment Toolkit
February 24, 2017

Population, Health, and Environment Toolkit

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This toolkit houses a collection of knowledge on how to design, implement, communicate, promote, and advocate for Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) programmes. As explained in the toolkit, PHE is a term used for programmes that use “a ...

Effectiveness of a Community-Based SGBV Prevention Model in Emergency Settings in Uganda: Testing the 'Zero Tolerance Village Alliance' Intervention
February 23, 2017

Effectiveness of a Community-Based SGBV Prevention Model in Emergency ...

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“The global refugee crisis is one of the most significant challenges of the 21st century. Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) exacerbates the already dire situation in refugee settings, and is both a prevalent concern and a complex phenomenon ...

Becoming a Knowledge-Sharing Organization: A Handbook for Scaling Up Solutions through Knowledge Capturing and Sharing
February 22, 2017

Becoming a Knowledge-Sharing Organization: A Handbook for Scaling Up ...

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This guide seeks to help organisations working in social development become more effective in systematically capturing and sharing knowledge to improve performance and take solutions to scale. It shows how to build the enabling environment and ...

Doing Debate Differently: Media and Accountability
February 21, 2017

Doing Debate Differently: Media and Accountability

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"Media’s role in shaping public dialogue can help to bridge the gap between information provision and political action, developing more inclusive and effective patterns of interaction between state and society. Supporting people from across ...

Road Safety Mass Media Campaigns: A Toolkit, Plus a Video Library
February 20, 2017

Road Safety Mass Media Campaigns: A Toolkit, Plus a Video Library

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"Road user behaviour can be improved by road safety campaigns, which in combination with behavioural measures (e.g., law enforcement, education or training), can become a powerful way to persuade the public to behave more safely in traffic."

GREAT Project How-To Guide
February 16, 2017

GREAT Project How-To Guide

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The Gender Roles, Equality, and Transformations (GREAT) Project is an evidence-based international development intervention that succeeded in improving gender norms related to sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence in Northern ...

HOPE LVB Toolkit
February 16, 2017

HOPE LVB Toolkit

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The Health of People and the Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin (HoPE-LVB) toolkit has been developed to share lessons learned and best practices from the HoPE-LVB project - described as one of the largest and most scaled up integrated ...

The Social Science in Humanitarian Action: A Communication for Development Platform
February 15, 2017

The Social Science in Humanitarian Action: A Communication for Development ...

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The Social Science in Humanitarian Action: A Communication for Development Platform is an online resource that aims to establish networks of social scientists who can rapidly provide insight and advice to emergency responses, with a focus on the ...

The Impact of Gender on Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy in Niger and Togo
February 14, 2017

The Impact of Gender on Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy in ...

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“When we go to a prenatal or pediatric exam, they advise us about FP methods for spacing the births…at home, when we tell our husbands, they refuse under the pretext that these methods create illnesses that will still be their responsibility, ...

Reporting on Road Safety: A Guide for Journalists
February 13, 2017

Reporting on Road Safety: A Guide for Journalists

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"This guide is the result of four years of investment working with media on road safety in ten countries. "

Engaging Men in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Including Family Planning
February 13, 2017

Engaging Men in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Including Family ...

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"[The guide] emphasizes the importance of using a gender lens when planning and programming men’s engagement in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), including family planning - which means engaging men as clients of SRH services, as ...

Policy Communication Toolkit
February 10, 2017

Policy Communication Toolkit

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"Research often has profound implications for policy, but without effective communication between researchers and policy audiences, the significance of research findings may be lost. Through this toolkit, users can build skills to bridge this ...

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 ...

Nutrition and Hygiene for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria - A Training Guide for Community-Based Organizations
February 9, 2017

Nutrition and Hygiene for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria - A ...

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The Nutrition and Hygiene for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria training package is designed to provide basic technical knowledge on nutrition and hygiene needs for children who are 2-17 years old, particularly orphans and vulnerable ...

A Red Cross Red Crescent Guide to Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) and Toolkit
February 8, 2017

A Red Cross Red Crescent Guide to Community Engagement and Accountability ...

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"CEA supports those involved in programmes and operations to adopt innovative approaches to better understand and engage with people and communities and help them address unhealthy and unsafe practices." The International Federation of Red Cross ...

What are the Challenges and Opportunities for Multi-level Advocacy for Nutrition?
February 7, 2017

What are the Challenges and Opportunities for Multi-level Advocacy for ...

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"Over the last decade, policy advocacy has made critical contributions towards the development of nutrition policies, laws and strategies in many countries with high burdens of malnutrition." This policy briefing from the Institute for ...

Exploring the Potential for Interactive Radio to Improve Accountability and Responsiveness to Small-scale Farmers in Tanzania
February 7, 2017

Exploring the Potential for Interactive Radio to Improve Accountability and ...

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“Many Communication for Development (C4D) initiatives aimed at reaching remote or rural audiences use radio and mobile technologies to ensure that small-scale farmers have the information they need when they need it. However, few look at the ...

Fighting Ebola with Information: Learning from the Use of Data, Information, and Digital Technologies in the West Africa Ebola Outbreak Response
February 6, 2017

Fighting Ebola with Information: Learning from the Use of Data, Information, ...

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“Significant reforms are needed to unlock the full potential of data, information, and digital technologies to strengthen global health and humanitarian assistance.”

Humanitarian Futures for Messaging Apps
February 3, 2017

Humanitarian Futures for Messaging Apps

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"How and why are people affected by crises or armed conflict actually using messaging apps? When and how is it appropriate to introduce a new technology that not everyone will be able to access? Could communicating with people through these ...

SBCC Check-In: Quality Standards for SBCC
February 1, 2017

SBCC Check-In: Quality Standards for SBCC

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...continuous SBCC quality improvement can only be achieved when programmers continually investigate the current SBCC process and commit to improving it." From the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), SBCC Check-In is a performance ...

Healthy Ageing Toolkit
January 30, 2017

Healthy Ageing Toolkit

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The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) continues to call for the eradication of all forms of ageism that deny older people dignity, decrease access to care, and threaten their exercise of the right to a just ...

The Use of Narrative for Behavior Change in Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
January 30, 2017

The Use of Narrative for Behavior Change in Adolescent and Youth Sexual and ...

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“Because narratives are received in the light of our own personal stories and the contexts in which we live and the youth population is made up of many diverse groups, it is important to contextualize narratives so that they resonate with the ...

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Uptake Through Soccer in Zimbabwe
January 26, 2017

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Uptake Through Soccer in Zimbabwe

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"Despite progress in supply scale-up, Zimbabwe is falling well short of its target of 80 per cent VMMC coverage by 2015 (WHO 2011), underlining the urgent need to identify and scale up effective interventions that increase demand for VMMC."

Regional Module For Teacher Training on Comprehensive Sexuality Education for East and  Southern Africa
January 23, 2017

Regional Module For Teacher Training on Comprehensive Sexuality Education ...

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This training module was developed as a resource to support the training of teachers in East and Southern Africa to deliver school–based sexuality education. Designed for trainers who are delivering pre–service training on sexuality education in ...

Recent Experiences and Lessons Learned in Vasectomy Programming in Low-Resource Settings: A Document Review
January 20, 2017

Recent Experiences and Lessons Learned in Vasectomy Programming in ...

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"By maximizing the confluence of existing infrastructure and more positive attitudes toward FP [family planning] use, and by building upon the existing body of effective male involvement interventions, now is an opportune time to incorporate ...

Lessons from Link Up! What's So Different About Adolescents? - Unique Challenges and Opportunities in Engaging 10 -19 Year Olds in Integrated HIV and SRHR Services
January 19, 2017

Lessons from Link Up! What's So Different About Adolescents? - Unique ...

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“Adolescents are unique in their development, their health and their social needs; therefore, their service requirements are different.” This brief explores some of the key lessons learned from the Link Up programme related to engaging and ...

Data Journalism Awards 2017
January 12, 2017

Data Journalism Awards 2017

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Started in 2012, the Data Journalism Awards (DJA) seek to highlight, and reward, outstanding work in data journalism worldwide. The competition seeks to celebrate examples of data-driven investigations, data-driven applications, and storytelling ...

Making Content Meaningful: A Guide to Adapting Existing Global Health Content for Different Audiences
January 12, 2017

Making Content Meaningful: A Guide to Adapting Existing Global Health ...

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This guide is designed to help programme managers and implementers working in the health and development sectors to adapt existing openly accessible health content to different contexts, local languages, and formats. As explained in the guide, ...

Informing Policy and Practice to Improve Quality of Care for Malaria in Pregnancy in Uganda
April 26, 2017

Informing Policy and Practice to Improve Quality of Care for Malaria in ...

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“Adopting a strategic approach to research uptake increases the likelihood of research results being taken up by policy-makers and practitioners.” This Learning Brief describes the activities that supported research uptake for an operational ...

Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) in Guinea - Case Studies
April 26, 2017

Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) in Guinea - Case Studies

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“Guinea’s maternal and child health indicators are among the lowest in the world. Even before Ebola hit in 2014, trust and confidence in its health services were low. Ebola’s rapid spread further fueled fear and distrust, with many people ...

A Toolkit for Community-based Psychosocial Support for Children and Adolescents in South Sudan
April 25, 2017

A Toolkit for Community-based Psychosocial Support for Children and ...

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This toolkit, produced by TPO Uganda for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) South Sudan, includes seven community-based psychosocial support programme methodologies, which are meant to be used by organisations, community structures, or ...

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