http://www.comminit.com/global/promoted-by-category/36/rss.xml?tid=61 en Virtual Immunization Connection Network (VICNetwork) http://www.comminit.com/global/content/virtual-immunization-connection-network-vicnetwork-0 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-text-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Ongoing since 2009</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/vic.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="74" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Virtual Immunization Communication Network (VICNetwork) is a partnership between the United States-based professional health communicators' National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) and the California Immunization Coalition (CIC) - a statewide partnership of immunisation coalitions and private and public health organisations.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-htmllink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.vicnetwork.org/" target="_blank">Click here to access this website online.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/virtual-immunization-connection-network-vicnetwork">Virtual Immunization Connection Network (VICNetwork)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/laura-espino-national-public-health-information-coalition">Laura Espino - National Public Health Information Coalition</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/text4baby">Text4baby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.vicnetwork.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">The Virtual Immunization Connection Network (VICNetwork) website</a>, April 13 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/virtual-immunization-connection-network-vicnetwork-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/virtual-immunization-connection-network-vicnetwork-0#comments United States Materials Digital Child Survival and Growth MDG 4. Child Mortality Interpersonal News/Information Research NGOs Immunisation and Vaccines Global Children, Equity and Development Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:30:44 +0000 jlevy 9313956 at http://www.comminit.com Community Radio 2.0 http://www.comminit.com/global/content/community-radio-20 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/cri.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="58" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Osama Manzar </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Saturday, February 9, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>At this conference session from the 3rd National Community Radio (CR) Sammelan held on February 9-11 2013 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India, Osama Manzar, Director of the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) shared his views on how CR stations can be empowered with digital media tools. The annual conference brings together about 200 CR stakeholders, including key government ministries and departments, policy makers, representatives of stations, United Nations (UN), and other international organisations working in the CR domain.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://defindia.org/2013/02/15/community-radio-2-0/" target="_blank">Click here to read the full text of this webpage online. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/node/281047">Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF)</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/node/271952">Osama Manzar - Manthan Award South Asia Secretariat</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Email from Digital Empowerment Foundation to The Communication Initiative on April 6 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/community-radio-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/community-radio-20#comments India Strategic Thinking Access Digital Community Participation Voice Phone/Mobile Community Media Radio New Technologies Global ICT for Development Media Development Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:13:52 +0000 jlevy 9313860 at http://www.comminit.com World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development http://www.comminit.com/global/content/world-trends-freedom-expression-and-media-development <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/safety.jpg" alt="" title="World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development " width="81" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, March 24, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>"Freedom of expression is essential to dignity, dialogue, democracy and sustainable development. We need to act on the ground - to strengthen national legislative frameworks, to train journalists, to build capacity and advance media and information literacy. We must continue to support media independence by promoting professional standards and self-regulation." - Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0022/002270/227025e.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 104-page report in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/node/269858">Guy Berger - UNESCO</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/resources/publications-and-communication-materials/publications/full-list/world-trends-in-freedom-of-expression-and-media-development/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">UNESCO website</a>, April 8 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/world-trends-freedom-expression-and-media-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/world-trends-freedom-expression-and-media-development#comments Global Trends Digital Global Trends Governance and Democracy Community Media Print News/Information Radio Television Gender News Media United Nations Rights Global Media Development Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:07:04 +0000 kdevries 9313859 at http://www.comminit.com "Flag it!" http://www.comminit.com/global/content/flag-it <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/dsc_0063.jpg" alt="" title="&quot;Flag it!&quot;" width="67" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"The mapping tool should not be something that journalists should be afraid of, it is just a matter of being resourceful to know free, good apps, combined with imagination on how to use these tools to tell the story." - from a "Flag it!" participant</em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Communication Strategies:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The "Flag it!" training course was based on the best practice provided by the Brazilian association "O Eco" in mapping deforestation in the Amazon basin through the use of tools such as: Google Maps, Google Earth, Google Fusion Tables, Crowdmap, Ushahidi, and Geocommons, among others. The course integrated field trips for the participants to apply the tools in reporting on specific on-the-ground environmental issues. The modules focused on: (i) Sourcing/Mining and Cleaning Data; (ii) Visualising and Analysing Data; (iii) Mapping Data; and (iv) Crowdsourcing and Mobile. <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://flagit.youthpress.org/participants/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Click here</a> to read bios of all 48 of the young participants. For example, one of them is described as "a science communicator and an enthusiast on using tools in knowledge management for development. With skills in writing, media production and publication, and web content development, she handles themes such as agriculture, climate change, and natural resource management. Currently, she works at the International Rice Research Institute. As part of her advocacies, she also has personal projects related to youth development and environmental conservation."</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>In addition to the young journalists' reports - available <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://flagit.youthpress.org/reports/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">here</a> - "Flag it!" aims to continue its mission through its own follow-up events and development of working groups in order to help foster a new global trend in environmental reporting. For example, the project also resulted in an online handbook through which anyone can learn to use these tools. (<em>Please see Related Summaries, below, to read a summary of this handbook and to access it.</em>)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>In addition to details about the project, the <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://flagit.youthpress.org/sources/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">"Flag it!" website</a> offers a page that collects tips and online sources for journalists who want to integrate their reports with tools for data mining, analysis, and visualisation.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-6"> <div class="field-label">Development Issues:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Environment, Youth</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-2"> <div class="field-label">Key Points:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Post-training surveys from 3 of the 4 training sessions may be downloaded in PDF format from <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://flagit.youthpress.org/training/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">this page on the "Flag it!" website</a>. For example, one São Paulo participants said of the course: "I have been a multimedia journalist for a few years now offering a mix of photo, video and text to tell the story; adding map s and layers of information in the story gave me a fresh take on multimedia journalism."</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-partner-text"> <div class="field-label">Partner Text:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The training course was organised by the European Youth Press in partnership with: Internews, the association "O Eco", the Young Friends of the Earth Europe, the Philippines Network of Environmental Journalists, the Nigerian Association of Science Journalists, YouthPress Romania, and the Latvian Forum for European Journalists Students. "Flag it!" is funded by the European Commission through the Youth in Action Programme.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/alessio-lupi-flag-it">Alessio Lupi - &quot;Flag it!&quot;</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/geojournalism-handbook">Geojournalism Handbook</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://flagit.youthpress.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">"Flag it!" website</a>, April 7 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/flag-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/flag-it#comments Global Experiences Digital Featured Person-to-Person Voice Interpersonal Phone/Mobile Community Media MDG 7. Environment News/Information Environment News Media New Technologies Youth Global ICT for Development Media Development Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:39:29 +0000 kdevries 9313817 at http://www.comminit.com The Arab World Online: Trends in Internet Usage in the Arab Region http://www.comminit.com/global/content/arab-world-online-trends-internet-usage-arab-region <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/index_13.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="48" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sara Alshaer </div> <div class="field-item even"> Fadi Salem </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, January 1, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Dubai School of Government</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"[T]he internet is re-shaping societies and economies in the Arab region in new ways."</p> <p>This white paper examines trends across four dimensions of internet usage in the Arab world:</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.dsg.ae/en/Publication/Pdf_En/424201311017185100000.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to read the full text of this 23-page document in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/fadi-salem-governance-and-innovation-program">Fadi Salem - The Governance and Innovation Program</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>New Publications at the CAMECO Library July - December 2013 at the <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.cameco.org/resources/Resource-Centre" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Catholic Media Council (CAMECO) website</a>, April 7 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/arab-world-online-trends-internet-usage-arab-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/arab-world-online-trends-internet-usage-arab-region#comments Middle East North Africa Trends Access Digital Featured Regional Trends Civil Society News/Information New Technologies Global ICT for Development Media Development Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:08:16 +0000 jlevy 9313810 at http://www.comminit.com Research Manager, Qualitative - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom http://www.comminit.com/global/content/research-manager-qualitative-bbc-media-action-london-united-kingdom <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-vacant-post---basic-info"><legend>VACANT POST - BASIC INFORMATION</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-organisation"> <div class="field-label">Organisation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> BBC Media Action </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-4"> <div class="field-label">Location:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>London, United Kingdom</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-vacant-post-grade"> <div class="field-label">Reference Number (optional):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> BBC/TP/7174/7455 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-salary-range"> <div class="field-label">Salary Range (optional):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £34,709- £52,750 (Depending on experience) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-proposal-deadline-date"> <div class="field-label">Application Deadline (optional):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">April 27, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/media_action_logo_16.jpg" alt="BBCMediaAction.logo" title="Research Manager, Qualitative - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom" width="100" height="34" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Job Introduction</strong></p> <p>A fantastic chance to work as a Qualitative Research Manager in London and across a range of projects delivering research in Africa, Asia, Middle East and Europe has become available, within BBC Media Action</p> <p><strong>Role Responsibility</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-submission-instructions"> <div class="field-label">Submission Instructions:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Click here for more information and to apply: <a href="http://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Research-Manager-Qualitative/7455" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Research-Manager-Qualitative/7455</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/research-manager-qualitative-bbc-media-action-london-united-kingdom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/research-manager-qualitative-bbc-media-action-london-united-kingdom#comments Africa Eastern Europe/Central Asia Middle East South Asia United Kingdom (UK) South East and East Asia Western Europe Guides and Manuals Vacancies Digital Phone/Mobile Development Assistance Print News/Information Radio Television Research News Media by Media Environment by Evaluation and Research BBC Media Action Classifieds Job Vacancies Global Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:02:09 +0000 Deanna.Brotherston 9313728 at http://www.comminit.com Geojournalism Handbook http://www.comminit.com/global/content/geojournalism-handbook <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/world_graph.jpg" alt="" title="Geojournalism Handbook" width="100" height="58" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"Environmental stories are broad by their very nature and it's the job of a reporter to help readers pin down the often interconnected influences that drive environmental change. The growth of large, publicly available datasets about environmental topics has presented the media community with a new opportunity."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-htmllink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://geojournalism.oeco.org.br/" target="_blank">Click here to access the resource online.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/internews-earth-journalism-network-ejn">Internews&#039; Earth Journalism Network (EJN)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-2"> <div class="field-label">Languages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>English and Portuguese</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/willie-shubert-internews-network">Willie Shubert - Internews Network</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/flag-it">&quot;Flag it!&quot;</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Internews' "New Grants, Resources for Environmental Reporters" newsletter, October 2 2013; <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://earthjournalism.net/projects/program-section-pages/climate-change-media-partnership/stories/the-geojournalism-handbook-data-journalism-for-environmental-communicators" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">The GeoJournalism Handbook: Environmental Data Journalism"</a>, by Willie Shubert, Internews Europe, November 5 2013; and <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://geojournalism.oeco.org.br/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Geojournalism Handbook website</a>, April 4 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/geojournalism-handbook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/geojournalism-handbook#comments Global Materials Digital Featured Opening Up Information Network Phone/Mobile MDG 7. Environment News/Information Environment Research News Media NGOs New Technologies Public Engagement with Science Global ICT for Development Media Development Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:18:55 +0000 kdevries 9313721 at http://www.comminit.com Gamesandlearning.org http://www.comminit.com/global/content/gamesandlearningorg-0 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/kid-ipad-classroom-300x190.jpg" alt="" title="Gamesandlearning.org" width="100" height="63" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>What kind of apps are available in the Education category? What are some lessons learned from the 'edutainment' era? How do teachers use games in the classroom?"</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-htmllink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.gamesandlearning.org" target="_blank">Click here to access this website.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/node/6164">Sesame Workshop</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/gamesandlearningorg">Gamesandlearning.org</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Email from Michael Levine to The Communication Initiative on December 31 2013; <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.joanganzcooneycenter.org/2014/02/05/introducing-gamesandlearning-org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">"Introducing gamesandlearning.org"</a>, by Catherine Jhee, February 5 2014 (accessed April 4 2014); and <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.gamesandlearning.org" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Gamesandlearning.org</a>, accessed April 4 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/gamesandlearningorg-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/gamesandlearningorg-0#comments Global Materials Digital Children Quality Early Learning to Scale Entertainment Education Foundations Research NGOs Sesame Workshop Global Early Child Development ICT for Development Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:13:35 +0000 kdevries 9313720 at http://www.comminit.com Survey of the Climate Change Media Partnership Alumni http://www.comminit.com/global/content/survey-climate-change-media-partnership-alumni <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/network.jpg" alt="" title="Survey of the Climate Change Media Partnership Alumni" width="100" height="61" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle-st"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Impacts and Professional Networks </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Erich Sommerfeldt, PhD </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, April 16, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>University of Maryland</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"[T]he results of the...survey suggest a robust network of individuals - a network that can be characterized by relatively frequent communication, advice-giving, and project partnerships."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://earthjournalism.net/resources/reporter-resources-file-folder/CCMP_SocialNetworkSurvey_Final.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 21-page report in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/erich-j-sommerfeldt-phd-university-maryland">Erich J. Sommerfeldt, Ph.D. - University of Maryland</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://earthjournalism.net/resources/reporter-resources-file-folder/climate-change-media-partnership-social-network-analysis" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">EJN website</a>, April 3 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/climate-change-media-partnership">Climate Change Media Partnership</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/survey-climate-change-media-partnership-alumni" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/survey-climate-change-media-partnership-alumni#comments Global Project Evaluations Evaluations Advocacy Digital Impact Evaluation Data Person-to-Person Community Media Print MDG 7. Environment News/Information Radio Television Environment News Media United Nations Global Media Development Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:48:55 +0000 kdevries 9313675 at http://www.comminit.com Community Engagement and Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health http://www.comminit.com/global/content/community-engagement-and-reproductive-maternal-newborn-and-child-health <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/capturedfid.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, August 1, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>This document is a draft policy brief that was prepared for the International Conference on Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH) in Johannesburg, South Africa, August 1-3 2013. As background, the brief states that "most causes of maternal, newborn, and childhood mortality are preventable using an evidence-based, cost-effective set of essential interventions." It&nbsp; also indicates that women and children die from three delays - seeking care, reaching the health facility, and receiving appropriate case management by health workers.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.who.int/pmnch/knowledge/publications/strategybriefs/series/en/index2.html" target="_blank">Click here to read this 4-page document in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/node/269420">The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Secretariat - Deliver Now Campaign</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.who.int/pmnch/en/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn &amp; Child Health website</a> on March 28 2104. <em>Image credit:</em> Lindsay Mgbor/ Department for Internaional Development (DFID, United Kingdom)</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/mamaye-campaign">MamaYe Campaign</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/community-engagement-and-reproductive-maternal-newborn-and-child-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/community-engagement-and-reproductive-maternal-newborn-and-child-health#comments South Africa Global Strategic Thinking Advocacy Advocacy/Partnerships for Child Rights Community Action Digital Featured Children Community Participation Child Survival and Growth MDG 4. Child Mortality Person-to-Person Community Groups Interpersonal MDG 5. Maternal Health Phone/Mobile Development Assistance Foundations Government Departments Research Health NGOs United Nations Reproductive Health Women World Health Organization Global Children, Equity and Development Health Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:46:24 +0000 jlevy 9313646 at http://www.comminit.com