<a href="/global/search/apachesolr_search?filters=tid: tid:36">Featured content</a> http://comminit.com/global/promoted-rss.xml/36 en Putting America First Means Eradicating Polio: A Polio 'Hopes and Fears' Editorial http://comminit.com/global/content/putting-america-first-means-eradicating-polio-polio-hopes-and-fears-editorial <p>The road to polio eradication has been nothing if not torturous. The initiative is credited with spectacular achievements - reducing the number of cases by more than 99 percent, providing vaccinations and other health services to children previously unreached, engendering scientific research to better track infectious diseases. But just as the effort seems closest to its ultimate destination, roadblocks appear. In 2003, it was a ban on polio immunizations in northern Nigeria that led to reinfection in 20 other countries. Starting in 2012, polio vaccinators in Pakistan were killed in brazen attacks on the program. In 2013 and 2014, an outbreak in the Horn of Africa paralyzed more than 200.</p> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/putting-america-first-means-eradicating-polio-polio-hopes-and-fears-editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/putting-america-first-means-eradicating-polio-polio-hopes-and-fears-editorial#comments United States Global Polio Communication Government Departments SDG 3: Good Health Immunisation and Vaccines United Nations Global Polio Health Communication Network Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:22:13 +0000 Nellie Bristol - CSIS 9495422 at http://comminit.com Women, Faith and Human Rights http://comminit.com/global/content/women-faith-and-human-rights <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, June 24, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>"Religious women advocates of the human rights agenda are rarely heard in global dialogues and negotiations, and when they are present, their voices and perspectives are often on the margins of these intergovernmental fora....This happens in spite of the important contributions they can - and do - make in public spaces and in religious narratives." - Margareta Grape and Azza Karam</em></p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/pub-pdf/WFHR.pdf" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank">Click here for the 40-page summary paper.</a></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/title904557714.png" alt="" title="Women, Faith and Human Rights" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> United Nations ... </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/women-faith-and-human-rights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/women-faith-and-human-rights#comments Global Strategic Thinking Advocacy Person-to-Person Interpersonal SDG 3: Good Health SDG 5: Gender Equality Religious Groups United Nations Reproductive Health Rights Women UNFPA Global Health Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:53:06 +0000 United Nations Population Fund - UNFPA 9495413 at http://comminit.com Social Cohesion Integration Diagnostics Tool (SCIDAT) http://comminit.com/global/content/social-cohesion-integration-diagnostics-tool-scidat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A User&#039;s Guide </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-year"> <div class="field-label">Year:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2017 </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://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/title254039893.png" alt="" title="Social Cohesion Integration Diagnostics Tool (SCIDAT)" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Part of Catholic Relief Services (CRS)'s suite of resources on social cohesion, this user's guide is a strategic tool designed to help senior management teams, programme officers, and managers better understand the potential of their country programme (CP) to integrate social cohesion activities into core programme areas. It features a simple questionnaire that can be administered by a peacebuilding specialist or an office's head of programming. The Social Cohesion Integration Diagnostics Tool (SCIDAT) tool is intended for use by all humanitarian and development staff in country programmes, including those indirectly involved in integrating social cohesion into other core programming areas.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://publicationsteam.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jljdikjt-tlyhuhito-yu/" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank">Click here for the 26-page guide in English in PDF format.</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://publicationsteam.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jljdikjt-tlyhuhito-jl/" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank">Click here for the 24-page guide in French in PDF format.</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/4992">Catholic Relief Services (CRS)</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; French</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>24 (English); 26 (French)</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Catholic Relief... </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/ties-bind-building-social-cohesion-divided-communities">The Ties That Bind: Building Social Cohesion in Divided Communities</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 CRS publications - August 2017. <em>Image credit:</em> <a href="https://sites.nd.edu/contendingmodernities/2016/09/19/inter-religious-action-in-central-mindanao-applying-binding-bonding-and-bridging-a3b-to-land-conflict/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Inter-Religious Action in Central Mindanao: Applying Binding, Bonding, and Bridging (A3B) to Land Conflict</a>, by Atalia Omer, Contending Modernities, September 19 2016</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/social-cohesion-integration-diagnostics-tool-scidat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/social-cohesion-integration-diagnostics-tool-scidat#comments Global Materials Causes of Conflict Person-to-Person Interpersonal Conflict SDG 16: Peace and Justice Governance and Democracy Research Religious Groups Global Fragile Contexts Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:31:39 +0000 Catholic Relief Services - Research and Publications 9495410 at http://comminit.com The Ties That Bind: Building Social Cohesion in Divided Communities http://comminit.com/global/content/ties-bind-building-social-cohesion-divided-communities <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-year"> <div class="field-label">Year:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2017 </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://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/cohesion.png" alt="" title="The Ties That Bind: Building Social Cohesion in Divided Communities" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"Discussions involving social cohesion generally evoke thoughts about trust, tolerance, harmony, ties and networks."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.crs.org/sites/default/files/tools-research/crs_ties_rev-08-03-2017_web.pdf" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank">Click here for the 77-page in English in PDF format.</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="https://www.crs.org/sites/default/files/tools-research/crs_ties_fr_final_web.pdf" 0="s:6:&quot;a:0:{}&quot;;" target="_blank">Click here for the 86-page in French in PDF format.</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/4992">Catholic Relief Services (CRS)</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; French</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>77 (English); 86 (French)</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Catholic Relief... </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/social-cohesion-integration-diagnostics-tool-scidat">Social Cohesion Integration Diagnostics Tool (SCIDAT)</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 CRS publications - August 2017.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/ties-bind-building-social-cohesion-divided-communities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/ties-bind-building-social-cohesion-divided-communities#comments Global Materials Strategic Thinking Causes of Conflict Person-to-Person Interpersonal Conflict SDG 16: Peace and Justice Religious Groups USAID Global Fragile Contexts Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:48:43 +0000 Catholic Relief Services - Research and Publications 9495404 at http://comminit.com Taking Action to Address Child Marriage: The Role of Different Sectors http://comminit.com/global/content/taking-action-address-child-marriage-role-different-sectors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Briefing Series </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, March 1, 2016</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://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/brides_0.png" alt="" title="Taking Action to Address Child Marriage: The Role of Different Sectors" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Developed by the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) in collaboration with Girls Not Brides, this series of 10 briefs provides a short, accessible introduction to incorporating and measuring child marriage prevention and response throughout the programme lifecycle within a variety of sectoral and cross-sectoral programming. The overview brief and accompanying sector briefs are intended to serve as quick, go-to resources for a broad audience and may be of particular use during the needs assessment and programme design stages.</p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://www.girlsnotbrides.org/resource-centre/child-marriage-brief-role-of-sectors/" target="_blank">Click here to access the 10 briefs.</a></div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.girlsnotbrides.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/1.-Overview-Addressing-child-marriage-role-of-diff-sectors.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to access the 12-page overview brief in PDF format.</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/5506">International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/girls-not-brides">Girls Not Brides</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>4 pages each (sector briefs), with a 12-page overview brief</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Girls Not Brides </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="http://www.girlsnotbrides.org/resource-centre/child-marriage-brief-role-of-sectors" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Girls Not Brides website</a>, August 16 2017.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/taking-action-address-child-marriage-role-different-sectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/taking-action-address-child-marriage-role-different-sectors#comments Global Materials Person-to-Person Children Indicators Interpersonal News/Information Research NGOs Gender SDG 5: Gender Equality Rights Youth Communicating with, for and about children Global Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:42:28 +0000 Girls Not Brides 9495395 at http://comminit.com Local Humanitarian Leadership and Religious Literacy http://comminit.com/global/content/local-humanitarian-leadership-and-religious-literacy <h4>Engaging with Religion, Faith, and Faith Actors</h4> <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"> Tara R. Gingerich </div> <div class="field-item even"> Diane L. Moore </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Robert Brodrick </div> <div class="field-item even"> Carleigh Beriont </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, March 31, 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>"In many societies, it is the religious leaders and actors who are the most powerful and respected members of the society, with tremendous access to, and sway over, their community members. Yet many secular international humanitarian actors keep religion and local religious actors at arm's length, even as they embrace the LHL agenda and work to strengthen the capacity of local actors in the places where they work to lead humanitarian action."</em></p> <div class="field button"><a href="http://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/local-humanitarian-leadership-and-religious-literacy-engaging-with-religion-fai-620236" target="_blank">Click here in order to download the 44-page report in PDF format.</a></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/611a0865.jpg" alt="" title="Local Humanitarian Leadership and Religious Literacy" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Oxfam Policy an... </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="http://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/local-humanitarian-leadership-and-religious-literacy-engaging-with-religion-fai-620236" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Oxfam website</a> and <a href="https://politicsofpoverty.oxfamamerica.org/2017/01/humanitarian-crises-and-the-role-of-faith/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">"Humanitarian Crises and the Role of Faith"</a>, by Elizabeth Stevens, January 26 2017 - both accessed on August 16 2017. <em>Image credit:</em> Elizabeth Stevens / Oxfam</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="350" width="425" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/l8j3Mocy-SM&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;autoplay=1&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/l8j3Mocy-SM&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;autoplay=1&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8j3Mocy-SM"><img src="http://img.youtube.com/vi/l8j3Mocy-SM/0.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="425" height="350" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/local-humanitarian-leadership-and-religious-literacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/local-humanitarian-leadership-and-religious-literacy#comments Global Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Community Participation Person-to-Person Conflict News/Information Development Assistance NGOs Religious Groups Rights Global Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:08:51 +0000 Oxfam Policy and Practice 9495381 at http://comminit.com Protecting Children from Online Sexual Exploitation http://comminit.com/global/content/protecting-children-online-sexual-exploitation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A Guide to Action for Religious Leaders and Communities </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, June 1, 2016</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://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/exploitation.png" alt="" title="Protecting Children from Online Sexual Exploitation" width="100" height="59" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"Online sexual abuse and exploitation is a growing global problem for girls and boys, many of whom suffer in silence at the hands of people closest to them in their homes and communities. Through their values, moral authority and extensive networks, religious communities and faith-based organizations play a critical role in helping to break the silence around this crime, protecting children from this atrocity and linking children affected to support services, essential for their healing and protection." - UNICEF Director of Programmes Ted Chaiban</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.ecpat.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/FBO-Guide-for-Religious-Leaders-and-Communities_ENG.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 48-page guide in English in PDF format.</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.ecpat.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/FBO-Guide-for-Religious-Leaders-and-Communities_SPA.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 52-page guide in Spanish in PDF format.</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/ecpat-international">ECPAT International</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/religions-peace">Religions for Peace</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; Spanish</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>48 (English); 52 (Spanish)</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ECPAT International </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="http://www.canee.net/child_and_internet/new_guide_protecting_children_from_online_sexual_exploitation_published_by_ecpat_international_and_religions_" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Canee.net</a>, August 16 2017.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/protecting-children-online-sexual-exploitation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/protecting-children-online-sexual-exploitation#comments Global Materials Digital Children Interpersonal SDG 5: Gender Equality Religious Groups United Nations New Technologies Rights UNICEF Communicating with, for and about children Global Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:39:47 +0000 ECPAT International 9495366 at http://comminit.com Family Planning Advocacy Through Religious Leaders: A Guide for Faith Communities http://comminit.com/global/content/family-planning-advocacy-through-religious-leaders-guide-faith-communities <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sunday, January 1, 2017</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://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/father-john-in-church.jpg" alt="" title="Family Planning Advocacy Through Religious Leaders: A Guide for Faith Communities" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>This document guides the efforts of faith-based organisations (FBOs) to equip and encourage religious leaders to advocate for family planning (FP) with their governments, the media, and their own congregations and communities. It was inspired by FP advocacy with religious leaders carried out by Christian Connections for International Health (CCIH), the Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK), the Churches Health Association of Zambia (CHAZ), and the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN).</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.ccih.org/FP-Advocacy-Guide/FP-Advocacy-Guide-EN.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 48-page guide in English in PDF format.</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="http://www.ccih.org/FP-Advocacy-Guide/FP-Advocacy-Guide-FR.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 51-page guide in French in PDF format.</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/christian-connections-international-health-ccih">Christian Connections for International Health (CCIH)</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; French</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>48 (English); 51 (French)</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kathy Erb </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="https://www.k4health.org/toolkits/family-planning-advocacy/family-planning-advocacy-through-religious-leaders-guide-faith" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">K4Health Toolkits</a>, August 16 2017. <em>Image credit:</em> CCIH</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/family-planning-advocacy-through-religious-leaders-guide-faith-communities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/family-planning-advocacy-through-religious-leaders-guide-faith-communities#comments Global Materials Advocacy Person-to-Person SDG 3: Good Health Religious Groups Reproductive Health Global Health Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:51:04 +0000 Kathy Erb 9495362 at http://comminit.com Vaccination Communication Strategies: What Have We Learned, and Lost, in 200 Years? http://comminit.com/global/content/vaccination-communication-strategies-what-have-we-learned-and-lost-200-years <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"> Merryn McKinnon </div> <div class="field-item even"> Lindy Orthia </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, July 20, 2017</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>Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS), the Australian National University</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"Advocates for childhood vaccination need to employ greater </em>pathos<em> in their communication - simply stating 'these are the scientific facts...' is not, and never will be, enough."</em></p> <div class="field button"><a href="https://jcom.sissa.it/sites/default/files/documents/JCOM_1603_2017_A08.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 16-page paper in PDF format.</a></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/title448831687.jpg" alt="" title="Vaccination Communication Strategies: What Have We Learned, and Lost, in 200 Years?" width="100" height="84" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MezMcK </div> <div class="field-item even"> Lindy Orthia </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="https://jcom.sissa.it/archive/16/03/JCOM_1603_2017_A08" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><em>Journal of Science Communication</em></a> 16(03)(2017)A08. <em>Image credit:</em> <em>Sydney Free Press</em>, October 1841</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/vaccination-communication-strategies-what-have-we-learned-and-lost-200-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/vaccination-communication-strategies-what-have-we-learned-and-lost-200-years#comments Australia Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Digital Print News/Information Government Departments News Media SDG 3: Good Health Immunisation and Vaccines Global Health Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:08:12 +0000 MezMcK 9495358 at http://comminit.com Scaling Digital Health in Developing Markets: Opportunities and Recommendations for Mobile Operators http://comminit.com/global/content/scaling-digital-health-developing-markets-opportunities-and-recommendations-mobile-opera <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"> Pablo Iacopino </div> <div class="field-item even"> Mike Meloan </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, July 3, 2017</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>GSMA Intelligence</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"Digital health is taking its first steps in some African, Asian and Latin American markets, with a widespread view that greater use of technology and digital solutions can help address key healthcare issues: expanding healthcare coverage (access), enhancing services (quality) and optimising resources (cost)."</p> <div class="field button"><a href="https://www.gsmaintelligence.com/research/?file=c581aa43bdb7b7d236bb937698c2d6fd&amp;download" target="_blank">Click here to read this 88-page document in PDF format.</a></div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/digital_health.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="70" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-contact-user-ref"> <div class="field-label">Contacts (user reference):&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GSMA Intelligence </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="https://www.gsma.com/mobilefordevelopment/programme/mhealth/scaling-digital-health-in-developing-markets" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">GSMA website</a>, August 15 2017.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://comminit.com/global/content/scaling-digital-health-developing-markets-opportunities-and-recommendations-mobile-opera" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://comminit.com/global/content/scaling-digital-health-developing-markets-opportunities-and-recommendations-mobile-opera#comments Global Strategic Thinking Advocacy Digital Network Phone/Mobile SDG 3: Good Health Health Reproductive Health DFID Global Health ICT for Development Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:11:05 +0000 GSMA Intelligence 9495335 at http://comminit.com