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May 3, 2016

Close the Immunization Gap

"No child should be denied the right to immunization for unfair reasons, including economic or social causes. All barriers must be overcome." - Dr. Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General Launched...

April 27, 2016

Le We Tap Ebola (Let Us Stop Ebola)

"In order to get to zero Ebola cases, we must all work together. Every Sierra Leonean must take responsibility to ensure that our families, our communities, and our country will end Ebola." "Le We...

April 25, 2016

Community-Led Ebola Action (CLEA) Field Guide for Community Mobilizers

"Communities themselves have the power and the agency to halt the spread of Ebola, and their collective actions are the heart of an effective Ebola response." This field guide is a resource book for...

April 25, 2016

C4D Ebola Surge Mission: Community Level Learnings from Sierra Leone

This presentation summarises the experience of a communication for development (C4D) specialist who traveled to Sierra Leone (SL) on an Ebola virus disease (EVD) surge mission to support social and...

April 20, 2016

Exploring the Role of Communication in Community Health

"To understand more about the role media and communication can play in Sierra Leone, and the ways it can support efforts to rebuild the health system, BBC Media Action carried out a programme of...

April 13, 2016

How Did Local Radio Stations Support Their Communities During the Ebola Crisis?

"During the 2014/5 Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone BBC Media Action supported staff at 42 local or community-based radio stations to improve communication about the disease. Case studies indicate...

March 3, 2016

Use of Mobile Phones to Conduct Interactive, Theory-Based Research on Social and Behavior Change Communication in Communities Affected by Ebola

In a presentation titled "How SMS-Based Surveys Were Used in the Rapid Response to the Ebola Outbreak in Liberia: Potential for Future Applications", given with Maria Elena Figueroa, Amanda Berman...

February 22, 2016

How SMS-Based Surveys Were Used in the Rapid Response to the Ebola Outbreak in Liberia: Potential for Future Applications: Abstract

"As part of the Ebola response in Liberia, HC3 needed prompt information to develop an effective communication strategy such as the level of knowledge about the Ebola virus, modes of transmission and...

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February 11, 2016

"A critical look at the complications and experiences from the perspective of communications and social science holds lessons for future...

February 8, 2016

"The success of Nigeria's federal and state governments, Global Polio Eradication Initiative partners, and the Bill & Melinda Gates...

Ebola Outbreak, Sierra Leone: Communication Challenges and Good Practices
January 26, 2016

"Early messages designed to change the behaviour were counterproductive, as they failed to take into account deep rooted cultural practices and...

January 20, 2016

"An informatics system consisting of a mobile health application and business intelligence software was used for collecting and analyzing Ebola...

December 4, 2015

"BBC Media Action's radio programmes Fo Rod and Tok Bot Salone aim to improve people’s understanding of governance issues while also creating...

November 12, 2015

Author: Yvonne MacPherson, November 12 2015 - It's not a stretch of the imagination to consider the potential risk posed by global...

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