Pakistan Health Communication Project

Pakistan Health Communication Project (HCP), a programme of Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs (JHU-CCP), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (...

Updates: The MDG to SDG Journey!

News and Social Media updates with a variety of perspectives on the journey from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals. All commentary text is my take only....

EVIH-T - Haiti

Launched in November 2013 and ongoing through 2017, this social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) campaign was carried out as part of the National AIDS Control Program’s (NACP) efforts in...

"Smart Couple" Family Planning Campaign in Nepal

The Next Generation "Smart Couple" Family Planning Campaign in Nepal, released by the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) in August of 2015, has the objective of reaching couples with...

The "Radijojo Saga": A Global Children's Media Project from a "Mythodological" Perspective

This paper combines reflection on the work of the Radijojo World Children's Radio Network with the cross-cultural approach of Joseph Campbell, whose concept of the "myth" describes patterns that may...

Case Studies of IPV introduction: Albania, Nigeria, and Tunisia

 

WHO Tiered-Effectiveness Counseling Is Rights-Based Family

"Contraceptive effectiveness is the leading characteristic for most women when choosing a method, but they often are not well-informed about effectiveness of methods. Because of the serious...

Documenting Vaccine Introductions: A Guide for Developing Case Studies and Human Interest Stories

"During each vaccine introduction, national immunization programs learn valuable lessons about what works and what doesn't work. Unfortunately, in the resource-scare world of global public health,...
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"Social mobilization, advocacy and communications is a growing priority for SUN countries and increasingly seen as an integral part of the national nutrition strategy.  Countries are at very different stages and employing a variety of...

 

"Vaccine hesitancy is complex and context specific, varying across time, place and vaccines. It is influenced by factors such as complacency, convenience and confidence."

"Sexual harassment in public places is found to be one of the major causes of girls’ dropping out of school; this causes an increase in child and early forced marriage." Sheepa Hafiza

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"I learned about my rights... my right to play and to choose what I wanted to become." Furaha Pascal Karimiko

Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Securing the Way to Healthy Adulthood and Leadership for Girls"

"The Adolescent Girls Empowerment Programme is for the most vulnerable girls ages 10-19 in Zambia….Evidence shows that economic aspects of girls’ lives can act as key barriers in translating health knowledge into health behaviour change.” Karen...

"What we did was primarily to build the life skills of young people... and we also used sports... to build their self-confidence and self-esteem... We give them capacities in such a way that they can ...build communities and address various...

"I founded JAGRITI Youth ...to really dismantle the oppression that children face literally from womb to tomb, as they grow into adulthood." Rema Nanda

Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Securing the Way to Healthy Adulthood...

"We train local people to do local things... to approach local situations..." John Chua

Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Moving up the Agenda: Public and Political"

"We started in 2008 with four girls who wanted to talk about this, at that time, extremely taboo issue [FGM], and we've since grown to a group of well over one hundred young people, including many boys." Lisa Zimmerman
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"The End FGM action campaign led by Amnesty International started in 2009 with one main objective: It was to make sure that stopping female genital mutilation would become a priority for the European Union." Elise Petitpas
 
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Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Moving up the Agenda: Public and Political"

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