<a href="/global/search/apachesolr_search?filters=tid: tid:36">Featured content</a> http://www.comminit.com/global/promoted-rss.xml/36 en Provision of Injectable Contraceptives within Drug Shops: A Promising Approach for Increasing Access and Method Choice http://www.comminit.com/global/content/provision-injectable-contraceptives-within-drug-shops <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/drug_shop.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="70" 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-number-integer field-field-year"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2014 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>"Private medicine retailers are fast becoming key players in promoting access to medicines in low- and middle-income countries."</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.advancingpartners.org/resources/technical-briefs/provision-injectable-contraceptives-within-drug-shops-promising-approach" 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/advancing-partners-communities-apc">Advancing Partners &amp; Communities (APC) </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.advancingpartners.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">APC website</a>, November 26 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/provision-injectable-contraceptives-within-drug-shops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/provision-injectable-contraceptives-within-drug-shops#comments Global Strategic Thinking Advocacy Contraceptive Implants Bilaterals Person-to-Person Marketing Government Departments NGOs Reproductive Health Featured USAID Global Health Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:08:38 +0000 jlevy 9352297 at http://www.comminit.com The State of the World's Girls 2014: Pathways to Power: Creating Sustainable Change for Adolescent Girls http://www.comminit.com/global/content/state-worlds-girls-2014 <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/because.jpg" alt="" title="" width="89" height="100" 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"> Nikki van der Gaag, Principal Writer </div> <div class="field-item even"> Sharon Goulds </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Sarah Hendriks </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 1, 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>Plan International</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"The eighth report in Plan’s annual State of the World’s Girls series, Pathways to Power: Creating Sustainable Change for Adolescent Girls, asks what will shift the unequal power relations that bolster gender discrimination, injustice and inequality for girls and women in some form in every country in the world?"</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://plan-international.org/files/global/publications/campaigns/biaag-full-report-2014-english.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to read this 202-page document in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/node/283128">Plan International Headquarters</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://plan-international.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Plan International website</a>, November 25 2014. Image caption: Demonstration opposing violence against women, Bangladesh, 2013.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/state-worlds-girls-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/state-worlds-girls-2014#comments Global Strategic Thinking 10 to 14 years 15 to 19 years Adolescent Civic Engagement Advocacy Community Engagement with Dialogue and Action Digital Children Community Participation Entertainment MDG 3. Gender Equality Civil Society Person-to-Person Community Groups Governance and Democracy Interpersonal Phone/Mobile Development Assistance Economic Development Entertainment Orgs Education Television Government Departments Gender Gender and Adolescence NGOs Rights Women Youth Featured Adolescent Development Communicating with, for and about children Global Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:46:54 +0000 jlevy 9352280 at http://www.comminit.com Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action http://www.comminit.com/global/content/ending-violence-against-children-six-strategies-action <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/violence_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="79" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, September 1, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>"This report has a simple and urgent goal: to connect decision-makers and relevant actors with strategies that prevent and respond to violence in the lives of children....The scope of this review includes interventions that address interpersonal violence (emotional, physical and sexual) against children at home, school, work, the community at large, and social spaces created by mobile and online technology." It provides evidence of programmes to address violence against children drawn from <span>The United Nations Children's Fund (</span>UNICEF)’s experience, and those of key par</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.unicef.org/publications/files/Ending_Violence_Against_Children_Six_strategies_for_action_EN_2_Sept_2014.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to read this 68-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/child-protection-section-unicef">Child Protection Section - UNICEF</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.unicef.org/publications/index_74866.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">UNICEF website</a>, November 25 2014. <em>Image credit</em>: © UNICEF/NYHQ2006-1566/Markisz</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/families-matter-program-0">Families Matter! Program</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/impact-caribbean-home-visiting-child-development-program-cognitive-skills">The Impact of a Caribbean Home-Visiting Child Development Program on Cognitive Skills</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/evaluating-stepping-stones-review-existing-evaluations-and-ideas-future-me-work">Evaluating Stepping Stones: A Review of Existing Evaluations and Ideas for Future M&amp;E Work</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/projeto-uer%C3%AA-proyecto-uere">Projeto Uerê (Proyecto Uere)</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/node/70394">Raising Voices Programme Tools</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/compelling-evidence-soul-city-and-its-impact">Compelling Evidence: Soul City and Its Impact</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/using-child-helplines-protect-children-school-violence">Using Child Helplines to Protect Children from School Violence</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/together-girls-1">Together for Girls</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/ending-violence-against-children-six-strategies-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/ending-violence-against-children-six-strategies-action#comments Global Strategic Thinking Advocacy Community Engagement with Dialogue and Action Digital Improved Physical Environments MDG 1. Poverty and Hunger Children Community Participation MDG 2. Universal Primary Education Adolescent Physical Health MDG 3. Gender Equality Reducing Violence Person-to-Person Community Groups Interpersonal Phone/Mobile MDG 6. Combat Diseases Economic Development Adolescents and Violence Education Enabling and Inclusive Environments for Adolescents Government Departments Gender NGOs United Nations Rights Women Youth Featured UNICEF Adolescent Development Communicating with, for and about children Global Early Child Development Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:23:42 +0000 jlevy 9352279 at http://www.comminit.com Monitoring and Evaluating Advocacy: Advocacy Toolkit Companion http://www.comminit.com/global/content/monitoring-and-evaluating-advocacy-advocacy-toolkit-companion <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"> Julia Coffman </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">Friday, October 1, 2010</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/mande.jpg" alt="" title="" width="93" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>"Monitoring measures progress in achieving specific results in relation to a strategy’s implementation plan. Evaluation attempts to determine as systematically and objectively as possible a strategy’s worth or significance."</p> <p>This is the full version of Chapter 4 in UNICEF’s Advocacy Toolkit (see Related Summaries below). This document outlines basic steps in planning monitoring and evaluation for advocacy and covers:</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.unicef.org/evaluation/files/Advocacy_Toolkit_Companion.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to access this document 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/5660">United Nations Children&#039;s Fund (UNICEF)</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>50</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/node/313531">United Nations Children&#039;s Fund (UNICEF) Publications</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/advocacy-toolkit">Advocacy Toolkit </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.unicef.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">UNICEF website</a>, November 24 2014. <em>Image credits</em>: top left: © UNICEF/NYHQ2009-1736/Truls Brekke top right: © UNICEF/NYHQ2010-1249/Cliff Volpe bottom left: © UNICEF/NYHQ2007-1364/Giacomo Pirozzi bottom right: © UNICEF/NYHQ2009-2277/Kate Holt</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/monitoring-and-evaluating-advocacy-advocacy-toolkit-companion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/monitoring-and-evaluating-advocacy-advocacy-toolkit-companion#comments Global Materials Advocacy Digital Strengthening Capacities for Excellence in C4D Practice Children Community Participation Person-to-Person Interpersonal Research United Nations UNICEF Communicating with, for and about children Global Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:37:50 +0000 jlevy 9352267 at http://www.comminit.com Advocacy Toolkit http://www.comminit.com/global/content/advocacy-toolkit <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"> David Cohen </div> <div class="field-item even"> Neha Bhandari Karkara </div> <div class="field-item odd"> David Stewart </div> <div class="field-item even"> Nicholas Rees </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Julia Coffman </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">Friday, October 1, 2010</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/advocacy_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="88" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>"Advocacy is a core process for addressing the disparities children face, bringing the issue to the forefront of the agenda for decision makers."</p> <p>This toolkit front United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) provides detailed steps, guidance, and tools for developing and implementing an advocacy strategy to advance children's well-being. "The Toolkit also outlines eight fundamental areas that can help strengthen an office's capacity for advocacy and covers several cross cutting aspects of advocacy including monitoring and evaluating advocacy."</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.unicef.org/evaluation/files/Advocacy_Toolkit.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to access this document by chapter 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/5660">United Nations Children&#039;s Fund (UNICEF)</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>144</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/node/313531">United Nations Children&#039;s Fund (UNICEF) Publications</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/monitoring-and-evaluating-advocacy-advocacy-toolkit-companion">Monitoring and Evaluating Advocacy: Advocacy Toolkit Companion </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.unicef.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">UNICEF website</a>, November 24 2014. Image credits: top left: © UNICEF/NYHQ2009-1736/Truls Brekke top right: © UNICEF/NYHQ2010-1249/Cliff Volpe bottom left: © UNICEF/NYHQ2007-1364/Giacomo Pirozzi bottom right: © UNICEF/NYHQ2009-2277/Kate Holt</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/advocacy-toolkit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/advocacy-toolkit#comments Global Materials Advocacy Strengthening Capacities for Excellence in C4D Practice Children Community Participation Person-to-Person Interpersonal United Nations UNICEF Communicating with, for and about children Global Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:04:51 +0000 jlevy 9352266 at http://www.comminit.com The Beijing Platform for Action Turns 20: Ending Violence against Women http://www.comminit.com/global/content/beijing-platform-action-turns-20-ending-violence-against-women <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/b20_infocus_evaw_banner_credit_675x317_jpg.jpg" alt="" title="The Beijing Platform for Action Turns 20: Ending Violence against Women" width="100" height="47" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"Advocacy campaigns around the world have heightened awareness and galvanized actions to stop violence. These involve committed women and girls, men and boys. Yet gaps in laws, implementation of legal protection and essential services remain. Women are still reluctant to report violence. Attitudes in some places tolerate, if not encourage, it."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-htmllink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://beijing20.unwomen.org/en/in-focus/evaw" target="_blank">Click here to access this resource.</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/un-women-3">UN Women</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/sharon-grobeisen-un-women">Sharon Grobeisen - UN Women</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/too-young-wed">Too Young to Wed</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/too-young-wed-lives-rights-and-health-young-married-girls">Too Young to Wed: The Lives, Rights and Health of Young Married Girls</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/content/heforshe-campaign">HeforShe Campaign</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/say-no-unite-end-violence-against-women">Say NO - UNiTE to End Violence against Women</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>Letter to Media - International Day to End Violence against Women, sent to The Communication Initiative on November 17 2014; and <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://beijing20.unwomen.org/en/in-focus/evaw" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">The Beijing Platform for Action Turns 20: Ending Violence against Women website</a>, accessed November 24 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/beijing-platform-action-turns-20-ending-violence-against-women" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/beijing-platform-action-turns-20-ending-violence-against-women#comments Global Materials Advocacy MDG 3. Gender Equality Person-to-Person Adolescents and Violence Gender United Nations Rights Women Featured Adolescent Development Global Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:04:41 +0000 kdevries 9352257 at http://www.comminit.com Gender Matters: Overcoming Gender-Related Barriers to Prevent New HIV Infections among Children and Keep Their Mothers Alive http://www.comminit.com/global/content/gender-matters-overcoming-gender-related-barriers-prevent-new-hiv-infections-among-child <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/women-aids.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="67" 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">Wednesday, October 1, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>"Studies indicate that harmful gender norms and practices, cultural perceptions and beliefs surrounding pregnancy and childbirth, and a distrust of health-care services all can pose barriers to HIV prevention and treatment. In particular, women face difficulties related to unequal gender power relations and stigma."</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.unaids.org/sites/default/files/en/media/unaids/contentassets/documents/unaidspublication/2014/JC2647_en.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to read this 16-page document in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/node/268455">UNAIDS Secretariat</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.unaids.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">UNAIDS website</a>, November 21 2014. <em>Image credit</em>: Africa Media Online / South Photographs / John Robinson</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/gender-matters-overcoming-gender-related-barriers-prevent-new-hiv-infections-among-child" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/gender-matters-overcoming-gender-related-barriers-prevent-new-hiv-infections-among-child#comments Global Strategic Thinking Advocacy Eliminate Stigma and Discrimination Children Community Participation MDG 3. Gender Equality MDG 4. Child Mortality Person-to-Person Interpersonal MDG 5. Maternal Health MDG 6. Combat Diseases Eliminate New HIV Infections Among Children Government Departments Gender HIV AIDS NGOs United Nations Reproductive Health Rights Women Featured UNAIDS Global HIV / AIDS Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:12:35 +0000 jlevy 9352239 at http://www.comminit.com Factors Limiting Immunization Coverage in Urban Dili, Timor-Leste http://www.comminit.com/global/content/factors-limiting-immunization-coverage-urban-dili-timor-leste <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/waiting_to_receive_medicines.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="79" 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"> Ruhul Amin </div> <div class="field-item even"> Telma Joana Corte Real De Oliveira </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Mateus Da Cunha </div> <div class="field-item even"> Tanya Wells Brown </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Favin </div> <div class="field-item even"> Kelli Cappelier </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> <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>MCHIP-Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (Amin, Favin, Cappelier), The Ministry of Health (Corte Real De Oliveira, Da Cunha), U.S. Agency for International Development (Wells Brown)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"The main reasons for low vaccination rates in urban Dili included caregivers' knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions as well as barriers at immunization service sites."</p> <p>The objective of this study, conducted in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, was to identify the key factors that contribute to low immunisation coverage in urban Dili, the capital city. "The findings were intended to help ...to devise effective and feasible solutions that would improve immunization services, reduce dropout rates, and increase coverage. The study sought to:</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/1/3/417.short?rss=1&amp;ssource=mfr" 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/ruhul-amin-mchip-maternal-and-child-health-integrated-program">Ruhul Amin - MCHIP-Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.ghspjournal.org/content/1/3/417.short?rss=1&amp;ssource=mfr" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Global Health: Science and Practice Journal</a>, November 1, 2013 vol. 1 no. 3 p. 417-427, accessed November 21 2014. <em>Image credit</em>: Citizen News Service</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/factors-limiting-immunization-coverage-urban-dili-timor-leste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/factors-limiting-immunization-coverage-urban-dili-timor-leste#comments East Timor / Timor-Leste Strategic Thinking Academic Institutions Children Journal Literature Child Survival and Growth MDG 4. Child Mortality Person-to-Person Interpersonal Government Departments Health Immunisation and Vaccines Featured Global Children, Equity and Development Health Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:36:16 +0000 jlevy 9352235 at http://www.comminit.com A quarter of a century later http://www.comminit.com/global/content/quarter-century-later <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/300px-unicef_children.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Manuel Manrique Castro, November 21 2014 - The Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted twenty five years - a quarter of a century ago tomorrow (November 20th). This document contains a number of vital aspirations for humanity, some of which have been achieved, and many others which remain on the list of debts we still owe children, and Colombia is not exempt from these still-pending responsibilities.</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/quarter-century-later" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/quarter-century-later#comments Colombia Global Advocacy Blogs: Rights and Development MDG 1. Poverty and Hunger Children Community Participation MDG 2. Universal Primary Education MDG 3. Gender Equality Reducing Violence Civil Society MDG 4. Child Mortality Person-to-Person MDG 6. 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