<a href="/global/search/apachesolr_search?filters=tid: tid:36"></a> http://www.comminit.com/global/promoted-by-category/36/rss.xml?tid=63 en WHO-UNICEF Joint Strategic Action Plan for the Polio Outbreak Response in the Horn of Africa http://www.comminit.com/global/content/who-unicef-joint-strategic-action-plan-polio-outbreak-response-horn-africa <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/28global-span-articlelarge.jpg" alt="" title="WHO-UNICEF Joint Strategic Action Plan for the Polio Outbreak Response in the Horn of Africa" width="100" height="66" 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">Friday, November 1, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>"<em>[S]pecific communication challenges make it difficult for the public to perceive the risks of polio among other priorities, and hinder adequate support from governments, social and religious institutions, the media, community leaders and other stakeholders."</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://www.polioeradication.org/Portals/0/Document/InfectedCountries/HoA/HOA_PolioStrategicActionPlan_20Dec2013.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 47-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/325287">Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI)</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.polioeradication.org" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">GPEI website</a>, accessed February 24 2015. <em>Image credit:</em> Ben Curtis/Associated Press</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/who-unicef-joint-strategic-action-plan-polio-outbreak-response-horn-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/who-unicef-joint-strategic-action-plan-polio-outbreak-response-horn-africa#comments Djibouti Eritrea Ethiopia Somalia Research and Strategy Advocacy Children Community Participation MDG 4. Child Mortality Person-to-Person Interpersonal News/Information Radio Health Immunisation and Vaccines United Nations Featured UNICEF World Health Organization Global Polio Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:49:09 +0000 kdevries 9353716 at http://www.comminit.com Safety and Security Officer - Internews - Juba, South Sudan http://www.comminit.com/global/content/safety-and-security-officer-internews-juba-south-sudan <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"> Internews </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>Juba, South Sudan</p> </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">March 8, 2015</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/internews_18.png" alt="Safety and Security Officer - Internews - Juba, South Sudan" title="Safety and Security Officer - Internews - Juba, South Sudan" width="100" height="22" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>SUMMARY:</strong></p> <p>Working closely with the Country Risk Manager, the Safety and Security Officer will be responsible for the Juba based Internews fleet inclusive of overseeing movement scheduling and maintenance. He/She will also have deputy security responsibilities inclusive of security training and security operations support as well as conducting critical safety and security checks and drills on a regular basis.</p> <p><strong>ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:</strong></p> <p><strong><em>Fleet Management&nbsp;&nbsp;</em></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><a href='http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH17/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=INTERNEWS&amp;cws=1&amp;rid=384' target='_blank'>Click here for more information and to apply.</a><br /><br /></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/safety-and-security-officer-internews-juba-south-sudan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/safety-and-security-officer-internews-juba-south-sudan#comments Africa North Africa South Sudan Jobs and Training Vacancies Digital Governance and Democracy Development Assistance Media and D and G News/Information Radio News Media by Media Environment Classifieds Job Vacancies Global Fri, 20 Feb 2015 21:12:29 +0000 Deanna.Brotherston 9353665 at http://www.comminit.com Chief of Party - Internews - Monrovia, Liberia http://www.comminit.com/global/content/chief-party-internews-monrovia-liberia <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"> Internews </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>Monrovia, Liberia</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/internews_15.png" alt="Chief of Party - Internews - Monrovia, Liberia" title="Chief of Party - Internews - Monrovia, Liberia" width="100" height="22" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>SUMMARY:</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><a href="http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH17/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=INTERNEWS&amp;cws=1&amp;rid=382">Click here for more information and to apply.</a><br /><br /></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/chief-party-internews-monrovia-liberia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/chief-party-internews-monrovia-liberia#comments Africa Liberia West Africa Jobs and Training Vacancies Digital Development Assistance Media and D and G Radio by Media Environment Classifieds Job Vacancies Global Fri, 20 Feb 2015 20:20:48 +0000 Deanna.Brotherston 9353662 at http://www.comminit.com World Radio Day 2015 http://www.comminit.com/global/content/world-radio-day-2015-0 <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/bbc_media_action_radio.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="73" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Tom Baker, February 18 2015, originally posted on World Radio Day, themed "Youth" (February 13 2015) - In this interview, Tom Baker explains how BBC Media Action is using the unique power of radio to inform, connect and empower young people around the world.</p> <p><em>There are so many development days in the calendar, why does World Radio Day stand out for BBC Media Action?</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/world-radio-day-2015-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/world-radio-day-2015-0#comments Nigeria Somalia Tanzania Adolescent Civic Engagement Blogs: Political Accountability and Participation Governance and Democracy Community Media News/Information Radio News Media NGOs Youth Featured BBC Media Action Adolescent Development Global Policy Blogs Democracy and Governance Media Development Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:20:07 +0000 BBC Media Action 9353655 at http://www.comminit.com Addressing diversity in Pakistan's media http://www.comminit.com/global/content/addressing-diversity-pakistan%E2%80%99s-media-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/sachay_bbc_media_action.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Rukhsana Ahmad, February 13 2015 - For me, as a Karachi-ite, born and bred, the invitation to be a trainer on The Bigger Picture: Media, Representation and Inclusion in Pakistan, was irresistible. Here was my chance to revisit my former hometown, not for personal reasons as I often do, but as a writer hoping to engage in stimulating conversations with like-minded scriptwriters and talkshow teams from Pakistan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/addressing-diversity-pakistan%E2%80%99s-media-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/addressing-diversity-pakistan%E2%80%99s-media-0#comments Pakistan Blogs: Media Development Blogs: Rights and Development Community Participation Person-to-Person Interpersonal Community Media Radio Television News Media NGOs Rights Featured BBC Media Action Global Policy Blogs Media Development Fri, 13 Feb 2015 20:40:32 +0000 BBC Media Action 9353555 at http://www.comminit.com Can Mass Media Interventions Reduce Child Mortality? http://www.comminit.com/global/content/can-mass-media-interventions-reduce-child-mortality <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/during_the_aguegue_radio_series_parents_and_children_listen_to_information_on_how_to_strengthen_family_bonds_to_fight_child_trafficking_0.jpg" alt="" title="Can Mass Media Interventions Reduce Child Mortality?" width="100" height="75" 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"> Roy Head </div> <div class="field-item even"> Joanna Murray </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Sophie Sarrassat </div> <div class="field-item even"> Will Snell </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Nicolas Meda </div> <div class="field-item even"> Moctar Ouedraogo </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Laurent Deboise </div> <div class="field-item even"> Simon Cousens </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">Friday, February 13, 2015</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>Development Media International (<em>Head, Murray, Snell, Deboise</em>); The London School of Hygiene &amp; Tropical Medicine (<em>Sarrassat, Cousens</em>); and Centre Muraz (<em>Meda, Ouedraogo</em>)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</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.developmentmedia.net/sites/developmentmedia.net/files/dmilancetarticle2015.pdf?utm_source=DMI+CapsuleCRM+Updates&amp;utm_campaign=264effa59b-DMI+Update+Lancet&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_term=0_5bdf86678f-264effa59b-80584821" target="_blank">Click here for the 4-page article 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/roy-head-dmi">Roy Head - DMI</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 Will Snell to The Communication Initiative on February 13 2015. <em>Image credit:</em> Plan</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/can-mass-media-interventions-reduce-child-mortality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/can-mass-media-interventions-reduce-child-mortality#comments Burkina Faso Methodologies and Indicators Evaluations Academic Institutions Advocacy Multi-Media Innovations for Behaviour and Social Change Children Evaluation Methodologies MDG 4. Child Mortality Community Media News/Information Radio Television Research Health NGOs Featured Communicating with, for and about children Global Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:00:57 +0000 kdevries 9353549 at http://www.comminit.com Annual Report 2013: Polio Eradication Initiative, Afghanistan http://www.comminit.com/global/content/annual-report-2013-polio-eradication-initiative-afghanistan <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/afghan.png" alt="" title="Annual Report 2013: Polio Eradication Initiative, Afghanistan" width="100" height="66" 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">Tuesday, April 15, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>From the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI), Ministry of Public Health, Afghanistan, this report narrates the epidemiological situation with regard to polio, the status of supplementary immunisation activities (SIAs), acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance, and communication activities implemented in 2013 and planned for 2014.</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.polioeradication.org/Portals/0/Document/InfectedCountries/Afghanistan/AnnualReport_PEI_Afgh_2013.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 45-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/suraya-dalil-ministry-public-health-afghanistan">Suraya Dalil - Ministry of Public Health, Afghanistan</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.polioeradication.org/Infectedcountries/Afghanistan.aspx" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">GPEI website</a>, accessed February 13 2015.</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/polio-eradication-initiative-afghanistan-national-emergency-action-plan-neap-july-2013-j">Polio Eradication Initiative, Afghanistan: National Emergency Action Plan (NEAP), July 2013 - June 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/annual-report-2013-polio-eradication-initiative-afghanistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/annual-report-2013-polio-eradication-initiative-afghanistan#comments Afghanistan Research and Strategy Strategic Thinking Advocacy Community Participation Film and Video Person-to-Person Interpersonal Print Radio Television Government Departments Research Immunisation and Vaccines Featured Global Polio Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:10:22 +0000 kdevries 9353538 at http://www.comminit.com Polio Eradication Initiative, Afghanistan: National Emergency Action Plan (NEAP), July 2013 - June 2014 http://www.comminit.com/global/content/polio-eradication-initiative-afghanistan-national-emergency-action-plan-neap-july-2013-j <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/emergency.png" alt="" title="Polio Eradication Initiative, Afghanistan: National Emergency Action Plan (NEAP), July 2013 - June 2014" width="100" height="66" 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">Sunday, June 30, 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>"...Polio program in Afghanistan has identified 6 key intervention areas that will be essential to assure the implementation of strategies [including]:...Communication directed to increased community demand and ownership..."</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://www.polioeradication.org/Portals/0/Document/InfectedCountries/Afghanistan/NEAP_Jul13-Jun14_Afghanistan.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 34-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/325287">Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI)</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.polioeradication.org/Infectedcountries/Afghanistan.aspx" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">GPEI website</a>, accessed February 12 2015.</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/annual-report-2013-polio-eradication-initiative-afghanistan">Annual Report 2013: Polio Eradication Initiative, Afghanistan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/polio-eradication-initiative-afghanistan-national-emergency-action-plan-neap-july-2013-j" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/polio-eradication-initiative-afghanistan-national-emergency-action-plan-neap-july-2013-j#comments Afghanistan Research and Strategy Strategic Thinking Advocacy Community Participation Person-to-Person Interpersonal Phone/Mobile Radio Television Government Departments Immunisation and Vaccines United Nations Featured UNICEF World Health Organization Global Polio Thu, 12 Feb 2015 23:07:46 +0000 kdevries 9353528 at http://www.comminit.com Putting journalists on the driving seat to end child marriages http://www.comminit.com/global/content/putting-journalists-driving-seat-end-child-marriages <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/mamoletsane-headshot-252x300.jpg" alt="Mamoletsane Khati" title="Mamoletsane Khati" width="84" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Mamoletsane Khati, February 18 2015 - In a region where child marriage reigns supreme and is silently accepted by many as a "normal" practice, the media needs to take charge and correct misconceptions.</p> <p>And that is exactly what journalists from four Southern Africa countries are doing after receiving support from regional communication for development organization Panos Institute Southern Africa (PSAf).</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/putting-journalists-driving-seat-end-child-marriages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/putting-journalists-driving-seat-end-child-marriages#comments Malawi Mozambique Zambia Zimbabwe Advocacy Blogs: Media Development Strengthening Capacities for Excellence in C4D Practice Adolescent Mental Health and Well Being Children MDG 3. Gender Equality Adolescent Sexual Health Community Media Print News/Information Radio Television Enabling and Inclusive Environments for Adolescents News Media NGOs Rights Youth Featured Panos Adolescent Development Communicating with, for and about children Global Policy Blogs Media Development Thu, 12 Feb 2015 16:09:55 +0000 Panos Institute Southern Africa 9353516 at http://www.comminit.com World Radio Day: Supporting community radio to become platforms for engagement http://www.comminit.com/global/content/world-radio-day-supporting-community-radio-become-platforms-engagement <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/gillies-kasongo-web-300x274.jpg" alt="Gillies Kasongo" title="Gillies Kasongo" width="100" height="91" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Gillies C Kasongo, February 18, submitted for World Radio Day, February 13 2015 -&nbsp;Panos Institute Southern Africa (PSAf) commends local radio stations that are transforming themselves into platforms that enable local communities with an opportunity to engage in dialogue on various developmental issues that affect their lives, thereby shaping the developmental discourse towards their needs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/world-radio-day-supporting-community-radio-become-platforms-engagement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/world-radio-day-supporting-community-radio-become-platforms-engagement#comments Malawi Mozambique Zambia Agriculture Blogs: Media Development Community Participation Person-to-Person Community Groups Community Media Development Assistance News/Information Radio NGOs Natural Resources Management Featured Panos Global Policy Blogs Media Development Natural Resource Management Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:45:20 +0000 Panos Institute Southern Africa 9353510 at http://www.comminit.com