<a href="/global/search/apachesolr_search?filters=tid: tid:36">Featured content</a> http://www.comminit.com/global/promoted-rss.xml/36 en USPSC CS3 Strategic Communications Officer - USAID - Overseas http://www.comminit.com/global/content/uspsc-cs3-strategic-communications-officer-usaid-overseas <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"> USAID </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>Overseas</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"> SOL-OCR-14-000007 </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"> GS-14 Equivalent Hourly Rate: $40.99 - $53.28 (Equivalent Daily Rate: $327.92-$426.24) </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">October 3, 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/usaid_3.jpg" alt="usaid.logo" title="USPSC CS3 Strategic Communications Officer - USAID - Overseas " width="100" height="22" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>The United States Government (USG), represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking applications from qualified U.S. citizens to provide personal services overseas as a Strategic Communications Officer under a personal services contract, as described in the attached solicitation.</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>2. A one page narrative demonstrating how you are qualified for the position. The narrative should take into consideration the selection criteria, describing your experience, training, education and/or awards you have received that are relevant to the position. If the narrative exceeds one page the additional pages will NOT be reviewed or evaluated.<br /><br /><br /> Additional documents submitted will not be accepted. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Your complete resume and one page narrative addressing the selection criteria must be mailed, delivered, faxed, or emailed to:<br /><br /> GlobalCorps<br /> 529 14th Street, NW, Suite 807<br /> Washington, DC 20045<br /> E-Mail Address: <a href="mailto:kshort@usaid.gov" rel="nofollow">kshort@usaid.gov</a><br /> Facsímile: (202) 280-1184<br /><br /> Applicants can expect to receive a confirmation email when application materials have been received. Applicants should retain for their records copies of all enclosures which accompany their applications. Any questions on this solicitation may be directed to:<br /><br /> Kyndra Short<br /> Telephone Number: (202) 567-5297<br /> E-Mail Address: <a href="mailto:kshort@usaid.gov" rel="nofollow">kshort@usaid.gov</a><br /> Website: <a href="http://www.globalcorps.com" title="www.globalcorps.com" rel="nofollow">www.globalcorps.com</a><br /> Facsímile: (202) 280-1184</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/uspsc-cs3-strategic-communications-officer-usaid-overseas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/uspsc-cs3-strategic-communications-officer-usaid-overseas#comments Jobs and Training Vacancies Development Assistance USAID Global Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:55:40 +0000 Deanna.Brotherston 9351076 at http://www.comminit.com More Power to Her: How Empowering Girls Can End Child Marriage http://www.comminit.com/global/content/more-power-her-how-empowering-girls-can-end-child-marriage <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/girls_5.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="84" 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"> Ann Warner </div> <div class="field-item even"> Kirsten Stoebenau </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Allison M. Glinski </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, September 1, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>"...ICRW set out to discover how programs in Bangladesh, Egypt, Ethiopia and India are working to empower both girls at risk of child marriage as well as already-married girls, and how empowerment leads to changes in knowledge, attitudes and practices."</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.icrw.org/files/publications/More%20Power%207%20pages%20Web.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 32-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/267618">International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)</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 the International Center for Research on Women to The Communication Initiative on September 12 2014. <em>Image credit:</em> Robyne Hayes</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/solutions-end-child-marriage">Solutions to End Child Marriage: What the Evidence Shows</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/new-insights-preventing-child-marriage-global-analysis-factors-and-programs">New Insights on Preventing Child Marriage: A Global Analysis of Factors and Programs</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/more-power-her-how-empowering-girls-can-end-child-marriage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/more-power-her-how-empowering-girls-can-end-child-marriage#comments Bangladesh Egypt Ethiopia India Strategy Evaluations Evaluations Strategic Thinking 10 to 14 years 15 to 19 years Advocacy Children Community Participation MDG 3. Gender Equality Adolescent Sexual Health Adolescents and Education Interpersonal Economic Development Education Gender Gender and Adolescence NGOs Reproductive Health Rights Women Youth Featured Adolescent Development Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Global Children, Equity and Development Africa Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:41:23 +0000 kdevries 9351027 at http://www.comminit.com 2014 Global Female Condom Day Dance4Demand http://www.comminit.com/global/content/2014-global-female-condom-day-dance4demand <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/06_3.jpg" alt="" title="2014 Global Female Condom Day Dance4Demand" width="100" height="63" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"I danced today to demand the female condom so women can control their sexual health...and have access to the female condom worldwide."</em></p> <p> As part of the third annual Global Female Condom Day (GFCD), September 16 2014, this social media campaign is inviting sexual health and reproductive justice advocates to use music and dance to show local communities and the world that people want access to female condoms. GFCD is a day of education and advocacy dedicated to increasing awareness of, access to, and use of female condoms.</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>This entertainment-education initiative is designed to support GFCD advocacy through dance, which organisers describe as being powerful because it can be a "fun and easy" way to recruit new friends and colleagues to become female condom supporters. It can also be "newsworthy". Organisers suggest: "If you're planning a dance event in public, invite the media to cover it and get your female condom message out more broadly." Finally, it can serve as a way to communicate to policymakers, donors, and healthcare providers that there is a strong demand for female condoms and urge them to increase their support.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>To kick off the GFCD Dance4Demand, organisers "got the party started in July [2014] at the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia. Dozens of people moved and grooved to show their passion for this protection option." <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://condoms4all.org/worldwide/global-female-condom-day/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Click here</a> to view videos made on that day.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The song created exclusively for GFCD2014 Dance4Demand, "Rise" by Shaprece, is available on the <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.femalecondomday.org" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">GFCD website</a>. It is suggested that participants download and familiarise themselves with the song, also consulting a <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://gfcd.elevenelevencreative.com/sites/default/files/Organize_your_dance_v3.pdf" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">toolkit [PDF]</a> for ideas and practical tips on organising the dance. Organisers are "excited to see how a common cause and song inspires different dance movements from around the world." On September 16, dancers are asked to incorporate the colour orange and/or the <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://gfcd.elevenelevencreative.com/sites/default/files/GFCD_2014_logo.png" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">GFCD logo</a> into the event. The next task is documentation via videotape (e.g., via smart phone or camera) and/or photos so that the dance can be brought to life via a global audience. Then, dancers can share these videos and photos through their own social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, etc.) and/or <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://gfcd.elevenelevencreative.com/submit-your-photos-videos" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">submit them directly to GFCD organisers online.</a></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>Women, Health, Reproductive Health, HIV, Rights</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>"The female condom is the only tool currently available designed to offer woman-initiated protection against STIs [sexually transmitted infections], HIV, and unplanned pregnancy." Organisers say that female condoms are recognised by leading health authorities as an essential component of reproductive health and HIV programmes, yet global access remains limited. In 2011, female condoms made up only 1.27% of total United States (US) government condom shipments overseas. This, despite the fact that the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recommend counseling about and access to female and male condoms for family planning clients who are also at risk of HIV. Dance4Demand organisers also say that studies indicate that female condoms are acceptable among diverse groups of women and men and that data show that female condoms are comparable to male condoms in preventing pregnancy and STIs, including HIV. They also describe female condoms as an empowerment tool; for example, female condoms can help receptive partners negotiate safer sex in some situations when male condom use is not possible.</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>PATH, the National Female Condom Coalition (NFCC), the Universal Access to Female Condoms (UAFC) Joint Programme, the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE), and the Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH).</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/beatrijs-janssen-universal-access-female-condoms-joint-programme">Beatrijs Janssen - Universal Access to Female Condoms Joint Programme</a> </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="355" width="425" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/YC3Uk7BL3Qw&amp;amp;rel=0&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/YC3Uk7BL3Qw&amp;amp;rel=0&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=YC3Uk7BL3Qw"><img src="http://img.youtube.com/vi/YC3Uk7BL3Qw/0.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="425" height="355" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </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>Emails from Katinka Moonen and Beatrijs Janssen to The Communication Initiative on September 12 2014 and September 16 2014, respectively; and <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.femalecondomday.org" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">GFCD website</a>, accessed September 15 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/2014-global-female-condom-day-dance4demand#comments Global Experiences Advocacy Digital Film and Video Entertainment Person-to-Person MDG 6. Combat Diseases Health HIV AIDS NGOs Reduce Sexual Transmission Reproductive Health Rights Women Featured Global HIV / AIDS Entertainment-Education Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:40:47 +0000 kdevries 9351023 at http://www.comminit.com Could mHealth and behaviour change communication help turn the Ebola tide? http://www.comminit.com/global/content/could-mhealth-and-behaviour-change-communication-help-turn-ebola-tide <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/ebola_outbreak.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="52" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Willie Ngumi, September 15 2014 - It’s not the first time I’ve heard of Ebola.&nbsp; Every time the epidemic has raised its ugly head, it has been a fairly safe distance from me.&nbsp; And like any other human being, I figured it was "their problem".&nbsp; Even on this occasion it didn’t raise any flags for me personally until it touched Nigeria, and when I had to book a flight to Ghana.&nbsp; Faced with the reality of air travel to West Africa, I began to Google everything about Ebola.&nbsp; Suddenly, it was an issue for me.&nbsp; I have a wife and three young children, as do so ma</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/could-mhealth-and-behaviour-change-communication-help-turn-ebola-tide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/could-mhealth-and-behaviour-change-communication-help-turn-ebola-tide#comments West Africa Access Blogs: Global Health Policies Bilaterals Phone/Mobile News/Information Foundations Government Departments Health NGOs Featured Global Policy Blogs Health ICT for Development Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:06:13 +0000 9351021 at http://www.comminit.com Health Research Capacity Strengthening Snapshots http://www.comminit.com/global/content/health-research-capacity-strengthening-snapshots <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/evals.jpg" alt="" title="Health Research Capacity Strengthening Snapshots" 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"> Garry Aslanyan </div> <div class="field-item even"> Imelda Bates </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Alan Boyd </div> <div class="field-item even"> Donald C. Cole </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, July 29, 2014</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>World Health Organization (<em>Aslanyan</em>); Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (<em>Bates</em>); University of Manchester (<em>Boyd</em>); University of Toronto (<em>Cole</em>)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"Strengthening health research capacity in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) is a recognized way to advance health and development. However, systematic evidence on the effectiveness of different approaches remains limited, as their complexity and diversity make monitoring and evaluation (M&amp;E) difficult."</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.lstmed.ac.uk/about-lstm/news-and-media/latest-news/health-research-capacity-strengthening" target="_blank">Click here and scroll down to access the 3 snapshots in PDF format (or click on the URLs above).</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/garry-aslanyan-essencewho">Garry Aslanyan - ESSENCE/WHO</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/imelda-bates-lstm">Imelda Bates - LSTM</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/alan-boyd-university-manchester">Alan Boyd - University of Manchester</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/donald-c-cole-university-toronto">Donald C. Cole - University of Toronto</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 Alison Dunn to The Communication Initiative on September 11 2014; and <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.lstmed.ac.uk/about-lstm/news-and-media/latest-news/health-research-capacity-strengthening" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">LSTM website</a>, accessed September 11 2014. <em>Image caption/credit:</em> "A woman is interviewed about HIV services she receives. Evaluations should consider the skill development of both researchers and research participants. © 2005 Catherine Searle, Courtesy of Photoshare"</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/health-research-capacity-strengthening-snapshots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/health-research-capacity-strengthening-snapshots#comments Global Methodologies and Indicators Evaluations Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Engaging with research communities Evaluation Methodologies Person-to-Person Indicators Interpersonal Research Communication Research Training to engage Health United Nations Featured World Health Organization Public Engagement with Science Global Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:35:04 +0000 kdevries 9350996 at http://www.comminit.com A Communication Platform for the Promotion of Human, Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Adolescents in Colombia http://www.comminit.com/global/content/communication-platform-promotion-human-sexual-and-reproductive-rights-adolescents-colomb <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/validacion_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="57" 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"> Adelaida Trujillo </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, June 1, 2012</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>This Colombian project, begun in 2007 and now ongoing as Revela2, uses theory and evidence, ongoing research and university partnerships, monitoring and evaluation, strengthening of local and regional capacity, local participation, a focus on national, regional and local levels of intervention, inter-institutional and multisectorial work, and sustained knowledge management and networking to create "Edutainment+Mobilization = Social Change".</p> <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/adelaida-trujillo-fundaci%C3%B3n-imaginario">Adelaida Trujillo - Fundación Imaginario</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 Adelaida Trujillo to The Communication Initiative on September 11 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/edutainment-and-mobilization-social-change-promotion-human-sexual-and-reproductive-right">Edutainment and Mobilization for Social Change: For the Promotion of the Human, Sexual, and Reproductive Rights of Colombia’s Youth and Adolescents</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/revela2-desde-todas-las-posiciones-revealed-all-positions">Revela2, Desde Todas las Posiciones (&quot;Revealed, From All Positions&quot;)</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/communication-platform-promotion-human-sexual-and-reproductive-rights-adolescents-colomb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/communication-platform-promotion-human-sexual-and-reproductive-rights-adolescents-colomb#comments Colombia Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Digital Adolescent Mental Health and Well Being Children Community Participation Film and Video Adolescent Physical Health Empower Young People Entertainment Live Performance Adolescent Sexual Health Civil Society Person-to-Person Community Groups Interpersonal Community Media Print Entertainment Orgs Radio Education Foundations Television Enabling and Inclusive Environments for Adolescents Gender Health HIV AIDS NGOs Reproductive Health Youth Featured Puntos de Encuentro Soul City Adolescent Development Global Health HIV / AIDS Entertainment-Education Thu, 11 Sep 2014 21:13:48 +0000 jlevy 9350970 at http://www.comminit.com Edutainment and Mobilization for Social Change: For the Promotion of the Human, Sexual, and Reproductive Rights of Colombia’s Youth and Adolescents http://www.comminit.com/global/content/edutainment-and-mobilization-social-change-promotion-human-sexual-and-reproductive-right <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/paqueterevelados_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="70" 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"> Adelaida Trujillo </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, November 8, 2011</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><span style="text-align:justify">Fundación Imaginario</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Edutainment +Mobilization = Social Change is a communication and mobilisation process, based in Colombia and on a multimedia edutainment platform, aimed at facilitating dialogue and behaviour change about sexual and reproductive rights (SRR) amongst adolescents and youth 12-19&nbsp; years of age, with emphasis on the 15-19 age group.</p> <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/adelaida-trujillo-fundaci%C3%B3n-imaginario">Adelaida Trujillo - Fundación Imaginario</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 Adelaida Trujillo to The Communication Initiative on September 11 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/revela2-desde-todas-las-posiciones-revealed-all-positions">Revela2, Desde Todas las Posiciones (&quot;Revealed, From All Positions&quot;)</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/communication-platform-promotion-human-sexual-and-reproductive-rights-adolescents-colomb">A Communication Platform for the Promotion of Human, Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Adolescents in Colombia</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/edutainment-and-mobilization-social-change-promotion-human-sexual-and-reproductive-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/edutainment-and-mobilization-social-change-promotion-human-sexual-and-reproductive-right#comments Colombia Strategic Thinking 10 to 14 years 15 to 19 years Academic Institutions Digital Adolescent Mental Health and Well Being Children Film and Video Adolescent Physical Health Empower Young People Entertainment Live Performance Adolescent Sexual Health Person-to-Person Interpersonal Community Media Print Entertainment Orgs Radio Foundations Television Enabling and Inclusive Environments for Adolescents Government Departments Gender Gender and Adolescence Health HIV AIDS NGOs Reproductive Health Youth Featured Puntos de Encuentro Soul City Adolescent Development Global Health HIV / AIDS Entertainment-Education Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:20:47 +0000 jlevy 9350966 at http://www.comminit.com Associate Director, Communications, Alive and Thrive Project - FHI 360 - Washington, D.C., United States http://www.comminit.com/global/content/associate-director-communications-alive-and-thrive-project-fhi-360-washington-dc-united- <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"> FHI 360 </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>&nbsp;Washington, D.C., United States</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"> 14737 </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/fhi360_logo_horizonal_15.jpg" alt="fhi360.logo" title="Associate Director, Communications, Alive and Thrive Project - FHI 360 - Washington, D.C., United States" width="100" height="42" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>About FHI 360:</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>FHI 360's Career Center at <a href="http://www.fhi360.org/careers" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://www.fhi360.org/careers</a> or through the Employment section at <a href="http://www.fhi360.org" title="www.fhi360.org" rel="nofollow">www.fhi360.org</a>. Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements. Please specify source in your application.<br /><br /><br />FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.</p> <p><br /><br /></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/associate-director-communications-alive-and-thrive-project-fhi-360-washington-dc-united-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/associate-director-communications-alive-and-thrive-project-fhi-360-washington-dc-united-#comments North America United States Jobs and Training Vacancies Development Assistance Economic Development Education Environment Gender Health Nutrition Youth Classifieds Job Vacancies Global Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:58:12 +0000 Deanna.Brotherston 9350959 at http://www.comminit.com Maximizing the Benefits of Improved Cookstoves: Moving from Acquisition to Correct and Consistent Use http://www.comminit.com/global/content/maximizing-benefits-improved-cookstoves-moving-acquisition-correct-and-consistent-use <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/f1.medium_0.gif" alt="" title="" width="100" height="67" 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"> Anita Shankar </div> <div class="field-item even"> Michael Johnson </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Ethan Kay </div> <div class="field-item even"> Raj Pannu </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Theresa Beltramo </div> <div class="field-item even"> Elisa Derby </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Stephen Harrell </div> <div class="field-item even"> Curt Davis </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Helen Petach </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, July 22, 2014</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>Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Global Clean Air (Shankar), Berkeley Air Monitoring Group (Johnson), BioLite (Kay), Emergence, In (Pannu), Impact Carbon (Beltramo, Harrell), Winrock International (Derby), University of Delaware (Davis), United States Agency for International Development (Petach)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"The goal of this article is to put forth the most critical considerations regarding cookstove adoption that were identified at a meeting of the Working Group to Address Increasing Adoption of Improved Cookstoves. The meeting was hosted by the environmental health project WASHplus (funded by the United States Agency for International Development [USAID]) and the research project Translating Research into Action (TRAction) in Washington, DC, [United States] in October 2013."</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.ghspjournal.org/content/2/3/268.full" target="_blank">Click here to read the full text of this document 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/content/helen-petach-united-states-agency-international-development-usaid">Helen Petach - United States Agency for International Development (USAID)</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.ghspjournal.org/content/2/3/268.full" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Global Health Science and Practice</a>, 2014;2(3):268-274, accessed September 10 2014. <em>Image credit</em>: Sonam Shankar</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/maximizing-benefits-improved-cookstoves-moving-acquisition-correct-and-consistent-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/maximizing-benefits-improved-cookstoves-moving-acquisition-correct-and-consistent-use#comments Global Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Community Participation Livelihoods Person-to-Person Marketing Environment Gender Health NGOs Private Sector Natural Resources Management Women Featured Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs USAID Global Health Natural Resource Management Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:53:37 +0000 jlevy 9350953 at http://www.comminit.com Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA) 2015 http://www.comminit.com/global/content/social-impact-media-awards-sima-2015 <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/simapic.jpg" alt="" title="Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA) 2015" width="100" height="60" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"The annual SIMA Awards champion eye-opening impact films from around the world that inspire activism, compassion and social transformation."</em></p> <p> The Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA) is an effort to unearth the stories of independent filmmakers, grassroots change-makers, and humanitarian organisations and to provide a springboard for creative and educational media to inspire social change.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Deadline Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-label">Deadline Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, October 27, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-3"> <div class="field-label">Application Info:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Films must be completed between Jan 2013 and October 2014 to be eligible for entry. <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://simaawards.org/submit/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Click here for full submission details and to apply.</a> Please note that, while there is no cost associated with submitting an impact video, entries in both of the documentary categories must be accompanied by the appropriate entry fee:</p> <ul> <li>Early Bird Deadline (September 8-25 2014): Documentary Features: US$20; Documentary Shorts: US$15</li> <li>Regular Deadline (September 26 - October 9 2014): Documentary Features: US$ 25; Documentary Shorts: US$20</li> <li>Late Deadline (October 10-27): Documentary Features: US$30; Documentary Shorts: US$25</li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-4"> <div class="field-label">Previous Winners:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://simaawards.org/2014-winners/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Click here to read about - and watch the film trailers of - the 2014 winners.</a></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/social-impact-media-awards-sima">Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA)</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://simaawards.org/sima-awards-competition/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">SIMA website</a> on September 11 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/social-impact-media-awards-sima-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/social-impact-media-awards-sima-2015#comments Global Awards 2014 October Advocacy Digital Community Participation Film and Video Community Media Education Rights Featured Global Africa Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:33:03 +0000 kdevries 9350947 at http://www.comminit.com