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The Role of Connectivity in Emergencies: A Case Study of Ebola
October 28, 2015

The Role of Connectivity in Emergencies: A Case Study of Ebola

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Author: Kelly William Doley, October 28 2015 - The Ebola crisis revealed that a dearth of ICT [information and communication technology] capacity in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone prevented or greatly impeded access to and the exchange of ...

New Communication Strategies for Preventing Misinformation
February 2, 2015

New Communication Strategies for Preventing Misinformation

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"...although two-way communication is listed as a strength of social media, this can also be used negatively to further perpetuate misinformation..."

Ebola communication tips for health officials
December 23, 2014

Ebola communication tips for health officials

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Authors: Claire Hooker and Julie Leask, originally published on November 5 2014, cross-posted on January 5 2015: Listen up, health officials - here's how to reduce "Ebolanoia".

Ebola Epidemic in Sierra Leone: What is not going on right?
December 12, 2014

Ebola Epidemic in Sierra Leone: What is not going on right?

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Author: Ibrahim Sesay, December 13 2014 - I have been closely monitoring the various interventions that had been and are still being undertaken by the government of Sierra Leone and its stakeholders to address the dreadful Ebola epidemic in the ...

Hashtag Standards for Emergencies
December 3, 2014

Hashtag Standards for Emergencies

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This 18-page "Think Brief", published by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), discusses the emerging use of social media, particularly Twitter, as part of emergency responses. It outlines the value of ...

GIS Support for the MSF Ebola Response in Guinea in 2014
November 24, 2014

GIS Support for the MSF Ebola Response in Guinea in 2014

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This 46-page case study discusses the experience of using Geographic Information Systems and mapping to support the work of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to respond to the Ebola outbreak in Guinea in early 2014. Over a period of 8 weeks, a GIS ...

Africa Stop Ebola - Song and Video
November 17, 2014

Africa Stop Ebola - Song and Video

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A collective of African musicians have come together to record a song to help raise awareness about Ebola in Africa. This song, entitled "Africa Stop Ebola", is a message to citizens about what they can do to help stop the spread of Ebola in ...

Ebola Deeply News Site
November 11, 2014

Ebola Deeply News Site

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Ebola Deeply is an online web portal and news site designed to provide accurate and timely information about the Ebola health crisis, with an emphasis on providing context and countering misinformation. Launched in October 2014, this digital ...

7 Key Insights in Using ICT to Improve Ebola Response
November 11, 2014

7 Key Insights in Using ICT to Improve Ebola Response

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This seven point briefing note outlines insights about how information and communication technology (ICT) can be used more effectively to help support Ebola responses. These seven insights were voiced by thought leaders and decision makers ...

Turning the Tide on Ebola: Scaling up Public Health Campaigns Before it's Too Late
November 6, 2014

Turning the Tide on Ebola: Scaling up Public Health Campaigns Before it's ...

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This 4-page briefing document, published by Oxfam International, discusses the importance of public health campaigns in the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, arguing that prevention and treatment must go hand-in-hand, and that sufficient ...

Webinar Series: Training Health Workers for Ebola - Protection, Detection, and Response (October 21, 23, 28, and 30 2014)
October 23, 2014

Webinar Series: Training Health Workers for Ebola - Protection, Detection, ...

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To respond to the current Ebola crisis, mPowering Frontline Health Workers and IntraHealth International together with TechChange are delivering this free online webinar series. "In these webinars, more than 15 international and in-country health ...

6 Ways Technology is Helping to Fight Ebola
October 23, 2014

6 Ways Technology is Helping to Fight Ebola

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Based on consultations with the TechChange Alumni community and other experts in international development and humanitarian assistance, the author of this article, Timo Luego, has pulled together a list of different technologies being applied to ...

Ebola's Legacy Can Be a Thriving Community Health System
October 20, 2014

Ebola's Legacy Can Be a Thriving Community Health System

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Author: Raj Panjabi, October 20 2014 - With war or a disease like Ebola, fear is natural. It seems like people all around you are dying. People you love, people you take care of, people who take care of you. In such a context of enormous grief, ...

Humanitarian crisis in West Africa (Ebola) - Gender Alert: Sept 2014
October 10, 2014

Humanitarian crisis in West Africa (Ebola) - Gender Alert: Sept 2014

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This document, published by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Reference Group for Gender in Humanitarian Action, offers guidance on how to take into account the different needs of women, girls, boys and men in order to make the ...

Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) Resources for Ebola
September 19, 2014

Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) Resources for Ebola

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Created by Health COMpass, this Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) online focus package provides a list of SBCC tools and project materials which organisations working to prevent and treat Ebola can use in their health communication ...

Could mHealth and behaviour change communication help turn the Ebola tide?
September 15, 2014

Could mHealth and behaviour change communication help turn the Ebola tide?

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Author: Willie Ngumi, September 15 2014 - It’s not the first time I’ve heard of Ebola.  Every time the epidemic has raised its ugly head, it has been a fairly safe distance from me.  And like any other human being, I figured it was ...

Entertainment Media Can Help Change Behaviors and Stop the Ebola Outbreak
August 22, 2014

Entertainment Media Can Help Change Behaviors and Stop the Ebola Outbreak

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Author: Margaret Miller, cross-posted from The World Bank website, August 22 2014 - In the wake of the current Ebola crisis, the 2011 movie Contagion (See the trailer here) directed by Steven Soderbergh has repeatedly been cited as one of the ...

CBA Ebola Briefing for Broadcasters in Affected Areas
August 20, 2014

CBA Ebola Briefing for Broadcasters in Affected Areas

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Published by the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association (CBA), this 8-page guide is designed to help broadcasters in Ebola-affected areas "to develop a clear strategy to ensure that they are able to provide continuous and effective operations ...

Ebola Response Anthropology Platform
November 4, 2014

Ebola Response Anthropology Platform

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This online web platform has been created to give an anthropological perspective to assist in disease control efforts in Ebola effected countries, providing information about local cultures, belief systems, and practicies in the context of the ...

Ebola Resources for Health Workers
November 4, 2014

Ebola Resources for Health Workers

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The Ebola Resources for Health Workers online resource centre is a web portal that "supports organisations and agencies that aid frontline health workers as they grapple with the ongoing Ebola crisis." According to Intrahealth, who are ...

December 16, 2005

Problem Tree

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WHO Outbreak Communication Guidelines
January 28, 2006

WHO Outbreak Communication Guidelines

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This document was created by the World Health Organization (WHO) to identify and disseminate information about best practices for communicating with the public, often through the mass media, during a disease outbreak. It was developed based on a ...

October 20, 2006

Outcome Mapping

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The focus of Outcome Mapping is on people.

August 8, 2002

Theatre for Development (TfD)

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December 9, 2002

COMBI Design Process

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While the design of a Communication-for-Behavioural-Impact (COMBI) Plan cannot be done in a neat linear fashion, the following 10 steps are suggested.

July 29, 2003

Stages of Change Model

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August 30, 2001

Comparison of the Fundamental Characteristics of Four Orientations

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Editor's note: While the following comparison has a focus on health issues, it may be applicable to any development issues. SOURCE OF ACTION Social Marketing (SM): Agency or organisation Public Relations (PR): Agency or ...

November 3, 2003

Precede Proceed Phases

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July 29, 2003

Health Belief Model (Detailed)

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August 22, 2003

Communications and Social Change [conceptual model] - The Rockefeller Foundation

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This summary is based on a power point presentation that included the Conceptual Model of Communication for Social Change from November 2001. PRINCIPLES & TRENDS

September 2, 2003

Entrevista con Laurie Garrett

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August 13, 2003

Usted acaba de firmarle su sentencia de muerte: Las políticas del SIDA y el ...

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"Usted acaba de firmarle su sentencia de muerte": Las políticas del SIDA y el rol del Periodista. Por Laurie Garrett Ganadora del Premio Pulitzer al escritor en c

July 29, 2003

Community Level Model

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