<a href="/global/search/apachesolr_search?filters=tid: tid:36">Featured content</a> http://www.comminit.com/global/promoted-rss.xml/36 en Childhood and Media http://www.comminit.com/global/content/childhood-and-media <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/children_4.jpg" alt="" title="" width="90" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>From Save the Children and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), this guide for journalists and media professionals in Valencia, Spain, is based upon a study, among communication professionals from TV, radio, periodicals, and daily newspaper, of their understanding of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) of the United Nations (UN) (1989) as it applies to the presentation and participation of children in the media.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-htmllink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.savethechildren.es/docs/Ficheros/359/infancia%20y%20medios%20castellano.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to access this document 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/save-children-resource-centre-0">Save the Children Resource Centre</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/content/united-nations-childrens-fund-unicef">United Nations Children&#039;s Fund (UNICEF)</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>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>39</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/save-children-international">Save the Children International</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/global/node/313531">United Nations Children&#039;s Fund (UNICEF) Publications</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.savethechildren.es/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Save the Children website</a>, May 22 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/childhood-and-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/childhood-and-media#comments Spain Materials Advocacy Advocacy - Partnerships for Child Rights Digital Film and Video Child Protection Civil Society Community Media Print Radio Television Research News Media United Nations Featured UNICEF Global Children, Equity and Development Media Development Fri, 22 May 2015 20:44:33 +0000 jlevy 9355353 at http://www.comminit.com Children's Media: An Unfinished Theme http://www.comminit.com/global/content/childrens-media-unfinished-theme <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle-st"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Medios de Comunicación de los Niños: Una Asignatura Pendiente </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"> Joaquín Sotelo González </div> <div class="field-item even"> Miguel Ángel Ruiz Díaz </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Gregorio Aranda Bricio </div> <div class="field-item even"> Francisco Cabezuelo Lorenzo </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, October 12, 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>Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Sotelo González), Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Ruiz Díaz), UNICEF España (Aranda Bricio), Universidad de Valladolid (Cabezuelo Lorenzo)</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>In this study from Spain, researchers sought to fill a gap in the literature on initiatives of child and youth participation in the production of media content at the municipal level in Spain. This recommendation of the Committee on the Rights of the Child (Comité de los Derechos del Niño - CDN) of the United Nations, follows the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) (1996).&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://ambitoscomunicacion.com/2014/medios-de-comunicacion-de-los-ninos-una-asignatura-pendiente/" target="_blank">Click here to read the full Spanish text of this document online. </a> </div> </div> </div> <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/gsia.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="49" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </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/joaqu%C3%ADn-sotelo-gonz%C3%A1lez-universidad-complutense-de-madrid">Joaquín Sotelo González - Universidad Complutense de Madrid</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://ambitoscomunicacion.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Ámbitos, Revista Internacional de Comunicación, n.26</a>, 2014, third edition (Autumn), accessed May 22 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/childrens-media-unfinished-theme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/childrens-media-unfinished-theme#comments Spain Strategic Thinking 10 to 14 years Academic Institutions Adolescent Civic Engagement Advocacy Advocacy - Partnerships for Child Rights Country Trends Digital Children Civil Society Community Media Print Radio Television Government Departments Research News Media United Nations Rights Featured UNICEF Adolescent Development Global Children, Equity and Development Fri, 22 May 2015 18:46:54 +0000 jlevy 9355349 at http://www.comminit.com Innovation Webinar on Health Apps http://www.comminit.com/global/event/innovation-webinar-health-apps <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-label">Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Jun 9 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <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/mobile_2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="95" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Location:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Online</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>An invitation from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative:</p> <p>"Join the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) on Tuesday, June 9 at 11am EDT for a webinar on innovative health communication apps and their uses. This webinar is the ninth in HC3's innovation webinar series, which highlights and examines cutting-edge applications of digital technology to advance global health.&nbsp;</p> <p>Panelists include:</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/soma-ghoshal-nethope">Soma Ghoshal - Nethope</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/event/innovation-webinar-health-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/event/innovation-webinar-health-apps#comments Global Events Calendar Academic Institutions Phone/Mobile News/Information Research Health NGOs New Technologies Featured Global Health ICT for Development Fri, 22 May 2015 15:34:34 +0000 jlevy 9355342 at http://www.comminit.com Why using polio infrastructure to support broader health services could help secure eradication http://www.comminit.com/global/content/why-using-polio-infrastructure-support-broader-health-services-could-help-secure-eradica <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/sveaphoto.png" alt="" title="Why using polio infrastructure to support broader health services could help secure eradication" width="90" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Svea Closser, May 22 2015 - When polio eradication was proposed in the 1980s, many hoped that polio would be a "banner disease" that would raise awareness of and build enthusiasm for routine immunization (RI). So, RI was made one of the "four pillars" of the polio eradication strategy.<br /><br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/why-using-polio-infrastructure-support-broader-health-services-could-help-secure-eradica" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/why-using-polio-infrastructure-support-broader-health-services-could-help-secure-eradica#comments India Nigeria Pakistan Blogs: Global Health Policies Children MDG 4. Child Mortality Person-to-Person Interpersonal Research Health Immunisation and Vaccines Featured Global Policy Blogs Polio Fri, 22 May 2015 12:29:47 +0000 9355338 at http://www.comminit.com Lessons Learned for Routine Immunisation from the Polio Eradication Campaign http://www.comminit.com/global/content/lessons-learned-routine-immunisation-polio-eradication-campaign <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/4623062170_f0dd29276a_b_2.jpg" alt="" title="Lessons Learned for Routine Immunisation from the Polio Eradication Campaign" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Sue Goldstein, May 21 2015 - "Of the 19.3 million children under-immunized with DTP-3 in 2010, 6.6 million were in Africa and 60% of those children lived in only five countries. The availability of vaccines is not the major problem - it is the delivery systems, a trained workforce to deliver the vaccines, and a participating community that are most desperately needed.<sup>1</sup>"</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/lessons-learned-routine-immunisation-polio-eradication-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/lessons-learned-routine-immunisation-polio-eradication-campaign#comments Africa India Nigeria South Africa Ukraine Advocacy Blogs: Global Health Policies Children Community Participation MDG 4. Child Mortality Person-to-Person Interpersonal Research Avoid TB Deaths Health HIV AIDS NGOs Immunisation and Vaccines Population Featured Global Policy Blogs Polio Thu, 21 May 2015 20:31:26 +0000 sue.goldstein 9355333 at http://www.comminit.com Relationship between polio eradication and routine immunisation - lessons from the field: Life after Polio http://www.comminit.com/global/content/relationship-between-polio-eradication-and-routine-immunisation-lessons-field <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/img_1267_2.jpg" alt="" title="Relationship between polio eradication and routine immunisation - lessons from the field" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Roma Solomon, May 21 2015 - "What are you doing now that polio has gone? You and your team must be out of a job!" Well, these are easier questions to answer than those we faced when we started working on polio eradication. "You think you can get rid of polio - no way?" And then down the line, it became, "Your Polio programme has destroyed the Routine Immunisation programme, eating up all the resources and being completely vertical".</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/relationship-between-polio-eradication-and-routine-immunisation-lessons-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/relationship-between-polio-eradication-and-routine-immunisation-lessons-field#comments India Advocacy Blogs: Global Health Policies Bilaterals Person-to-Person Interpersonal NGOs Immunisation and Vaccines United Nations Featured UNICEF USAID Global Policy Blogs Polio Thu, 21 May 2015 19:55:29 +0000 9355332 at http://www.comminit.com Independent Monitoring Board of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative: Eleventh Report http://www.comminit.com/global/content/independent-monitoring-board-global-polio-eradication-initiative-eleventh-report <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, May 1, 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>"There is a real sense of collaboration - between the different parties that govern the country and its provinces; between the civil administration and the military; and, between the [polio eradication] programme's partners."</em></p> <p> This report from the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) provides an independent assessment of the progress being made by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) in the detection and interruption of polio transmission globally. This eleventh report follows the IMB's twelfth meeting, held in Abu Dhabi from April 29-30 2015.</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.polioeradication.org/Portals/0/Document/Aboutus/Governance/IMB/12IMBMeeting/12IMB_Report_EN.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 24-page report in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <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/555bde7e011de.jpg" alt="" title="Independent Monitoring Board of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative: Eleventh Report" width="100" height="60" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/global/node/325287">Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.dawn.com/news/1183017/monitoring-board-sees-signs-of-progress-in-polio-eradication" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">"Monitoring board sees signs of progress in polio eradication"</a>, by Ikram Junaidi, <em>Dawn</em> May 20 2015. <em>Image credit:</em> AFP.</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/stop-transmission-polio-stop-communication-team">Stop Transmission of Polio (STOP): Communication Team</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/independent-monitoring-board-global-polio-eradication-initiative-eleventh-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/independent-monitoring-board-global-polio-eradication-initiative-eleventh-report#comments Afghanistan India Nigeria Pakistan Endemic Countries Research and Strategy Strategic Thinking Advocacy Person-to-Person Interpersonal Immunisation and Vaccines United Nations Featured Global Polio Thu, 21 May 2015 14:52:26 +0000 kdevries 9355328 at http://www.comminit.com Next Generation of Science Journalists Award 2015 http://www.comminit.com/global/content/next-generation-science-journalists-award-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/072bc84b64.png" alt="" title="" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>The World Health Summit (WHS) has called for applications for its Young Science Journalists Award:&nbsp;</p> <p>"In cooperation with Deutsches Ärzteblatt, the European Union of Science Journalists' Associations (EUSJA), and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the World Health Summit presents again the 'Next Generation of Science Journalists' Award.</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">Tuesday, September 1, 2015</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>"Submission of one print, digital, audio, or video feature with a focus on'Health', which must have been published after January 1, 2014.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Submissions will be accepted from all countries; however the content should be in English. Translations will be accepted if the original article is attached.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Applicants should be at the beginning of their journalistic career with a maximum of 5 years’ experience.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Please apply via <a href="mailto:science-journalist-award@worldhealthsummit.org" rel="nofollow">science-journalist-award@worldhealthsummit.org</a>"</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.worldhealthsummit.org/the-summit/program/next-generation-of-science-journalists-2015/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Click here for more information.</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/world-health-summit-award">World Health Summit Award</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 World Health Summit to The Communication Initiative on May 21 2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/next-generation-science-journalists-award-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/next-generation-science-journalists-award-2015#comments Global Awards 2015 September Digital Film and Video Community Media Print Radio Foundations Recognition/Awards Television Health News Media Featured Global Health Media Development Thu, 21 May 2015 14:52:02 +0000 jlevy 9355327 at http://www.comminit.com With the grain or against the grain: a media perspective on the governance question of our time http://www.comminit.com/global/content/grain-or-against-grain-media-perspective-governance-question-our-time <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/global/files/imagecache/thumbnail/bbc_media_action_6.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: James Deane, BBC Media Action Director, Policy and Learning, May 20 2015 - I was prompted to write this post by Brian Levy, the rightly respected governance guru of the World Bank, now Senior Adjunct Professor at <a href="/redirect.cgi?r=https://www.sais-jhu.edu/brian-levy" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Johns Hopkins University</a>. Brian is the author of <em><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://workingwiththegrain.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Working with the Grain: integrating governance and growth in development strategies</a></em>, one of the most influential books on governance right now.</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/grain-or-against-grain-media-perspective-governance-question-our-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/grain-or-against-grain-media-perspective-governance-question-our-time#comments Global Advocacy Blogs: Donors and the Development System Blogs: Media in Closed Societies Blogs: Political Accountability and Participation Civil Society Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy Development Assistance Print NGOs Featured BBC Media Action Global Policy Blogs Democracy and Governance Wed, 20 May 2015 19:02:14 +0000 BBC Media Action 9355318 at http://www.comminit.com Reflecting on development practice the Burkinabé way http://www.comminit.com/global/content/reflecting-development-practice-burkinab%C3%A9-way <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/3_2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="91" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Valentina Tartari, May 20 2015 - My name is Valentina Tartari. I am not a journalist, nor an expert on African politics, but an&nbsp;international development graduate with a strong research interest in African communities.</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/global/content/reflecting-development-practice-burkinab%C3%A9-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/global/content/reflecting-development-practice-burkinab%C3%A9-way#comments Burkina Faso Blogs: Donors and the Development System Community Participation Bilaterals Person-to-Person Community Groups Interpersonal Development Assistance Economic Development Women Featured DFID Global Policy Blogs Wed, 20 May 2015 17:06:01 +0000 9355316 at http://www.comminit.com