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A Global Communication Strategy Development Guide for Maternal, Newborn, and ...

A Global Communication Strategy Development Guide for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Programs
This step-by-step toolkit is an effort - via evidence-based, practical guidance - to support maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) programme managers, programme planners, and communication specialists as they conceptualise, implement, and ...
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Towards gender and socially just alcohol policy in India

Towards gender and socially just alcohol policy in India
Author: Ranjani K. Murthy,September 23 2014 - The other day, I was asked a question: “These days women in the corporate sector and elite colleges in Chennai, India want to visit pubs and drink just like men.  Advertisements on liquor are ...
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HIV and Stigma: The Media Challenge

HIV and Stigma: The Media Challenge
"The role of the media in tackling HIV related stigma is crucial. It is seen as one of the drivers of HIV reduction, yet the media is far from reaching its full potential....Many of our interviewees believe there is fatigue with HIV in the ...
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World Media Summit (WMS) Global Awards for Excellence

World Media Summit (WMS) Global Awards for Excellence
"The awards encourage all people working in the media sector to keep honing their professional skills and pursue excellence, while inspiring media setups to work with the times in the spirit of innovation." The World Media Summit (WMS) is ...
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Dhibcaha Nolosha (Drops for Life)

Dhibcaha Nolosha (Drops for Life)
Dhibcaha Nolosha (Drops for Life) is a radio show that aims to improve understanding about polio and challenge negative attitudes towards vaccination. Created in response to a polio outbreak in Somalia that started in May 2013 (a country with no ...
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SciDev.Net Investigative Science Journalism Fellowship for the Global South

SciDev.Net Investigative Science Journalism Fellowship for the Global South
Science journalists from the Global South are being invited to submit their applications for the SciDev.Net Investigative Science Journalism Fellowship, which will provide one successful fellow with a cash prize of £3500/$5837, laptop, mentoring ...
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Medical Officer, Medical Abortion - Concept Foundation - Geneva, Switzerland

Medical Officer, Medical Abortion - Concept Foundation - Geneva, Switzerland
Concept Foundation, Geneva, is looking for a suitable candidate for the following two-year assignment:          Medical Officer, Medical Abortion Position: Medical Officer to assist in the introduction of safe ...
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Addressing traditional practices that drive HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

Addressing traditional practices that drive HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa
Author: ’Mamoletsane Khati, September 23 2014 - Women and girls across Southern Africa continue to bear the brunt of traditions that support multiple concurrent partnerships (MCP) and other uncouth sexual practices.
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Project Director / Humanitarian Liaison - Internews - Erbil, Iraq

Project Director / Humanitarian Liaison - Internews - Erbil, Iraq
Position subject to confirmation of funding BACKGROUND: For the first time in an emergency response, an inter-agency team comprised of UN, NGOs and a media development agency carried out a rapid community consultation with displaced people in ...
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Humanitarian Reporting Trainer - RADIO - Internews - Erbil, Iraq

Humanitarian Reporting Trainer - RADIO - Internews - Erbil, Iraq
Position subject to confirmation of funding BACKGROUND: For the first time in an emergency response, an inter-agency team comprised of UN, NGOs and a media development agency carried out a rapid community consultation with displaced people in ...
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Training Consultant for Radio Reporting on the Parliamentary Elections - ...

Training Consultant for Radio Reporting on the Parliamentary Elections - Internews - Kabul, Afghanistan
Background Internews in Afghanistan supports efforts that empower the independent media sector, enhance transparent and fair media regulation by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and promote increased access to information ...
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USPSC CS3 Strategic Communications Officer - USAID - Overseas

USPSC CS3 Strategic Communications Officer - USAID - Overseas
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 ...
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More Power to Her: How Empowering Girls Can End Child Marriage

More Power to Her: How Empowering Girls Can End Child Marriage
"...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 ...
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2014 Global Female Condom Day Dance4Demand

2014 Global Female Condom Day Dance4Demand
"I danced today to demand the female condom so women can control their sexual health...and have access to the female condom worldwide." As part of the third annual Global Female Condom Day (GFCD), September 16 2014, this social media campaign is ...
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Could mHealth and behaviour change communication help turn the Ebola tide?

Could mHealth and behaviour change communication help turn the Ebola tide?
Author: Willie Ngumi, September 15 2014 - It’s not the first time I’ve heard of Ebola.  Every time the epidemic has raised its ugly head, it has been a fairly safe distance from me.  And like any other human being, I figured it was ...
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Health Research Capacity Strengthening Snapshots

Health Research Capacity Strengthening Snapshots
"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 ...
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A Communication Platform for the Promotion of Human, Sexual and Reproductive ...

A Communication Platform for the Promotion of Human, Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Adolescents in Colombia
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 ...
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Edutainment and Mobilization for Social Change: For the Promotion of the ...

Edutainment and Mobilization for Social Change: For the Promotion of the Human, Sexual, and Reproductive Rights of Colombia’s Youth and Adolescents
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) ...
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Maximizing the Benefits of Improved Cookstoves: Moving from Acquisition to ...

Maximizing the Benefits of Improved Cookstoves: Moving from Acquisition to Correct and Consistent Use
"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 ...
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Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA) 2015

Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA) 2015
"The annual SIMA Awards champion eye-opening impact films from around the world that inspire activism, compassion and social transformation." The Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA) is an effort to unearth the stories of independent filmmakers, ...
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The power of the pen: Why I left M&E behind for communications

The power of the pen: Why I left M&E behind for communications
Author: Jennifer Lentfer, September 15 2014 - Up until the last two years of my career in the international aid sector, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) had always been a part of my job title or description. I have always been curious about ...
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Phase II: Strategic Plan for Polio Outbreak Response in the Middle East - ...

Phase II: Strategic Plan for Polio Outbreak Response in the Middle East - May-December 2014
This is the second of two reports (see Related Summaries, below) in response to the circulation of wild poliovirus (WPV) in October 2013 after a 15-year absence.
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Legal Journalist of the Year Award 2014

Legal Journalist of the Year Award 2014
The Webber Wentzel Legal Journalist of the Year Award recognises print (including online), radio, and television journalism in South Africa that demonstrates outstanding work in the field of legal journalism. According to the Webber Wentzel legal ...
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Humanitarian Health Ethics Analysis Tool (HHEAT)

Humanitarian Health Ethics Analysis Tool (HHEAT)
"The middle of an acute crisis might not be the ideal time for thoughtful ethical discussion and reflection..."
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Radyo Bakdaw ("Rise")

Radyo Bakdaw ("Rise")
"Radyo Bakdaw has helped bring a sense of normality back to the lives of many in the Guiuan area by bringing the community together to take part in events such as the much loved kareoke sessions." When typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on ...
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Projecting Health

Projecting Health
"When communities drive their own messaging, they magnify the power of persuasion among their peers, accelerating the adoption of healthier behaviors that can save the lives of women and children."
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Selfies 4 School

Selfies 4 School
From the global human rights organisation Breakthrough, this information and communication technology (ICT) campaign asks people around the world to share their selfie (a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a hand-held digital camera ...
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Youth in Cambodia: Media Habits and Information Sources

Youth in Cambodia: Media Habits and Information Sources
"This report focuses on the ways in which youth in Cambodia access and use different types of media and explores media as a source of information for young people. It also looks at how media can have an impact on their levels of civic ...
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Libya's Media Frontline

Libya's Media Frontline
Author:  Anne Reevell, September 8 2014 - A month ago I shut the door on the house that has been my home in Tripoli and, with one suitcase, climbed into a convoy with a dozen or so other "internationals" being evacuated from Libya. I'd been ...
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Beijing Platform for Action: Progress and Challenges Twenty Years On

Beijing Platform for Action: Progress and Challenges Twenty Years On
Author: Ranjani K. Murthy, September 8 2014 - At the Fourth United Nations World Conference on Women held at Beijing in 1995, the UN, national governments and civil society called for action on eleven critical areas.
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EU, UNODC Partner to Strengthen IT Capacity of Justice Sector Officials in ...

EU, UNODC Partner to Strengthen IT Capacity of Justice Sector Officials in Nigeria
Author: James Ayodele, September 8 2014 - The computer and other information technology (IT) equipment are becoming commonplace across the justice sector in Nigeria. However, the lack of, or insufficient, IT skills is limiting the use of the ...
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The Power of Belief: What Polio and Ebola have in common

The Power of Belief: What Polio and Ebola have in common
Author: Heidi J Larson, PhD, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Dept. Global Health, University of Washington, September 5 2014 - The myriad of challenges contributing to the persisting spread of Ebola in West Africa - the ...
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Mobile Phones: A Tool for Social & Behavioural Change

Mobile Phones: A Tool for Social & Behavioural Change
This group of papers on the use of mobile phones in India for social and behaviour change is the product of research and a two-day multi-stakeholder consultation in May 2013 sponsored by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Digital ...
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Capacity Building Technical Director - Catholic Relief Services - Baltimore, ...

Capacity Building Technical Director - Catholic Relief Services - Baltimore, MD, United States
     About CRS: Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We ...
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Senior Business Development Specialist, Contracts - Catholic Relief Services ...

Senior Business Development Specialist, Contracts - Catholic Relief Services - Baltimore, MD, United States
About CRS: Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff ...
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Director, Food Security and Contracts Unit - Catholic Relief Services - ...

Director, Food Security and Contracts Unit - Catholic Relief Services - Baltimore, MD, United States
About CRS: Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff ...
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Ebola in Sierra Leone: new radio shows join the fight

Ebola in Sierra Leone: new radio shows join the fight
Author: Musa Sangarie, BBC Media Action, September 3 2014 - A couple of weeks ago in the middle of the night, phones started ringing across Sierra Leone. Despite the late hour, people were calling to pass on the latest rumour about Ebola that ...
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What Explains Enhanced Psychological Resilience of Students at VMBO Schools ...

What Explains Enhanced Psychological Resilience of Students at VMBO Schools in the Netherlands?
"PD values the gifts and capacities of ordinary people and institutions and in doing so it relocates where expertise lies in a community..."
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Hungry to learn: The rise of Home Grown School Feeding

Hungry to learn: The rise of Home Grown School Feeding
Author: Sunit Bagree, Partnership for Child Development at Imperial College London, September 3 2014 - An innovative approach helps smallholder farmers and supports children’s education at the same time. What does it take to get a child to attend ...
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Integrating Mobiles into Development Projects

Integrating Mobiles into Development Projects
"Since the mobiles for development space is evolving rapidly, the handbook is intended to equip readers with a set of questions to ask when using or considering mobiles, rather than providing a prescription for how to use mobiles in a given ...
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Noni Gachuhi, MPH. - International Public Health Consultant - Johannesburg ...

Noni Gachuhi, MPH. -  International Public Health Consultant - Johannesburg Area, South Africa
Summary of Qualifications: Global, versatile, professional with over 14 years’ experience in the international development sector, spanning Africa and Asia. Solid academic, professional and personal experience underpin my understanding and ...
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Finance Manager, Global - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom

Finance Manager, Global - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom
Job Introduction An exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager has become available within Media Action
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Evidence Building Technical Director - Catholic Relief Services - Baltimore, ...

Evidence Building Technical Director - Catholic Relief Services - Baltimore, MD, United States
Job Title:Evidence Building Technical DirectorRequisition Number:D1933Area of Interest:OtherPosition Type:Full TimeLocation:United States/BaltimoreJob Description: About CRS: Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of ...
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