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Polio Outbreak in the Middle East: War in Syria Opens the Door to an Old Enemy

Polio Outbreak in the Middle East: War in Syria Opens the Door to an Old Enemy
"'In the beginning people felt afraid. They started to ask us who we are,' says Muhammed, a local volunteer working to immunise children against polio in Syria's Al-Hasakah governate, where heavy fighting has taken place. 'I have taken the ...
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Senior Nutrition Advisor - The Manoff Group - Mozambique

Senior Nutrition Advisor - The Manoff Group - Mozambique
The Manoff Group, Inc. is recruiting a Senior Nutrition Advisor for a potential five-year project in Mozambique. Hiring is contingent on contract award.  
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Towards a Better Coverage of Science in the Visual Media in India

Towards a Better Coverage of Science in the Visual Media in India
"How do we create visual stories to communicate scientific ideas? How do we humanise science and not present it as authoritarian? How do we make programmes go beyond didactic to dialogic? How do we make visually appealing science programmes even ...
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Why is it important to have women in science and technology?

Why is it important to have women in science and technology?
Author: Soraya Carvajal B, August 1 2014 - When asked  the question if it is important and necessary that the women enter  into technological scientific careers, scholarly consensus indicates that yes, it is, because women are ...
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Independent Judiciary: Key to a Better Performing Judicial System

Independent Judiciary: Key to a Better Performing Judicial System
Author: James Ayodele, August 1 2014 - Under the European Union (EU) funded project "Support to the Justice Sector in Nigeria," the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) collaborated with the Nigerian Bar Association, Access to ...
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EU-UNODC Support Enhances Justice Sector Reforms in Benue State

EU-UNODC Support Enhances Justice Sector Reforms in Benue State
Author: James Ayodele, August 1 2014 - The technical support being provided by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) under the Project "Support to the Justice Sector in Nigeria", funded by the European Union (EU), is enhancing ...
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Using radio to respond to Ebola in Sierra Leone

Using radio to respond to Ebola in Sierra Leone
Author: Musa Sangarie, July 29 2014 - For the past four years, the BBC Media Action team here in Sierra Leone has been building the skills of radio stations' producers and journalists across the country. We've trained community journalists on how ...
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Effectiveness of Mass Media Interventions for HIV Prevention, 1986–2013: A ...

Effectiveness of Mass Media Interventions for HIV Prevention, 1986–2013: A Meta-analysis
"This meta-analysis was conducted to synthesize evaluations of mass media-delivered HIV prevention interventions, assess the effectiveness of interventions in improving condom use and HIV-related knowledge, and identify moderators of ...
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Enhancing Benefits or Increasing Harms: Community Responses for HIV among ...

Enhancing Benefits or Increasing Harms: Community Responses for HIV among Men Who Have Sex With Men, Transgender Women, Female Sex Workers, and People Who Inject Drugs
"Structural determinants are especially important in mediating HIV risk among key populations, including men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, sex workers of all genders, and transgender women. The objective of this systematic ...
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Role of Community-Level Factors across the Treatment Cascade: A Critical Review

Role of Community-Level Factors across the Treatment Cascade: A Critical Review
"Addressing community-level factors (CLFs) is integral to the ongoing effort to design multilevel, effective, and sustainable interventions to address each element of the HIV/AIDS treatment cascade." This review examined 100 evaluations of ...
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Qualitative Study of the Feasibility of HPV Vaccine Delivery to Young ...

Qualitative Study of the Feasibility of HPV Vaccine Delivery to Young Adolescent Girls in Vietnam: Evidence from a Government-Implemented Demonstration Program
"Recently concluded pilots of HPV vaccination in low-income countries have provided important lessons learned for these settings; however, rigorous evaluations of the feasibility of these delivery strategies that effectively reach young ...
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Handwashing with Soap Toolkit

Handwashing with Soap Toolkit
Published by the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP), this toolkit is intended for public health and other development practitioners working in water, sanitation, and hygiene who want to use behaviour change strategies to promote handwashing with ...
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Lessons Learned from HPV Vaccine Delivery in Low-Resource Settings and ...

Lessons Learned from HPV Vaccine Delivery in Low-Resource Settings and Opportunities for HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care Among Adolescents
"The low level of knowledge on cervical cancer and HPV found in baseline formative research on the part of health workers and teachers,...let alone community members, prompted governments to provide detailed training to them to ensure that they ...
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Mr Condom and me

Mr Condom and me
Author: Boyd Chibale, July 25 2014 - "Well, I am made of latex, and I come in lots of different brands, shapes and sizes. I am anything from small to extra-large, strawberry and banana flavoured," says Mr Condom, one of the stars of a brand new ...
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Sustainable Development 2015 Advocacy Toolkit

Sustainable Development 2015 Advocacy Toolkit
This Sustainable Development 2015 Advocacy Toolkit is intended for civil society and other stakeholder organisations, coalitions, and individuals that wish to influence the post-2015 development agenda, including the design and implementation of ...
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Gisele McAuliffe - Advocacy Communications International, Inc. & Bigger ...

Gisele McAuliffe - Advocacy Communications International, Inc. & Bigger Impact - Alexandria, VA, United States
EXPERT COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIST    2002-Present
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A Role for Health Communication in the Continuum of HIV Care, Treatment, and ...

A Role for Health Communication in the Continuum of HIV Care, Treatment, and Prevention
"The aim of this article is to explore the role of health communication, an approach within the social and behavioral sciences, across the treatment continuum" for HIV. The article is from the JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency ...
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HIV Communication Capacity Strengthening: A Critical Review

HIV Communication Capacity Strengthening: A Critical Review
This review examines HIV communication capacity strengthening at national, subnational, and community levels: definitions, measurements, implementation, and effects. It also proposes a model to guide HIV communication capacity strengthening. The ...
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Enhancing Reporting of Behavior Change Intervention Evaluations

Enhancing Reporting of Behavior Change Intervention Evaluations
This article critiques evaluations of behaviour change interventions (BCIs) for the prevention of HIV and "advances recommendations made by an international group of scholars constituting the Workgroup for Intervention Development and Evaluation ...
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Validity of Behavioral Measures as Proxies for HIV-Related Outcomes

Validity of Behavioral Measures as Proxies for HIV-Related Outcomes
"... although potentially less subject to reporting bias, biomarkers and biologic outcomes have their own flaws."
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Regional Director - Internews - Bangkok, Thailand

Regional Director - Internews - Bangkok, Thailand
GENERAL FUNCTION: The Regional Director for Asia manages and oversees Internews Network media development programs and projects across Asia management responsibilities for this position include direct line management of core PMU staff and ...
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DEPP Programme Manager, CDAC Network - World Vision - London, United Kingdom

DEPP Programme Manager, CDAC Network - World Vision - London, United Kingdom
Three-year Fixed Term ContractBased: London The Communicating with Disaster Affected Communities (CDAC) Network is a unique collaboration between humanitarian and media development organisations and technology providers. CDAC Network members are ...
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Strengthening Nonrandomized Studies of Health Communication Strategies for ...

Strengthening Nonrandomized Studies of Health Communication Strategies for HIV Prevention
This research makes the case for quasi-experimental designs to be used in evaluations of health communication (HC) interventions for HIV prevention when cluster-randomised trials are not feasible or appropriate and when observational studies may ...
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AIDS 2014 discusses media: a tool to end stigma

AIDS 2014 discusses media: a tool to end stigma
Author: Lucy Maroncha, July 23 2014 - Activists at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne [Australia] this week have urged journalists to be more creative and to use less stigmatizing words which influence public opinion and ...
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New NTD Data to Inform Large Scale Deworming in Ethiopia

New NTD Data to Inform Large Scale Deworming in Ethiopia
"94% of 535 surveyed districts in Ethiopia are endemic for either schistosomiasis and/or soil-transmitted helminths (STH) - Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) which are commonly found in school-children."
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Effects of Behavioral Intervention Content on HIV Prevention Outcomes: A ...

Effects of Behavioral Intervention Content on HIV Prevention Outcomes: A Meta-Review of Meta-Analyses
This study is a meta-review to systematically examine which type of intervention content is more likely to lead to successful HIV outcomes. The article is from the JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes supplement addressing ...
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Polio-Free Chad: UNICEF Quarterly Newsletter on the Polio Eradication ...

Polio-Free Chad: UNICEF Quarterly Newsletter on the Polio Eradication Initiative in Chad [July 2014]
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Chad Country Office released this edition of its quarterly newsletter to announce that, thanks to rigorous polio campaigning, the country has achieved a polio-free status for 2 consecutive years.
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What Is Health Communication and How Does It Affect the HIV/AIDS Continuum ...

What Is Health Communication and How Does It Affect the HIV/AIDS Continuum of Care? A Brief Primer and Case Study from New York City
From the Abstract:  "This article responds to key questions related to health communication that are commonly asked in the HIV/AIDS arena: 'What is health communication?'; 'What is its role beyond HIV prevention?'; and 'How can it be used to ...
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Strategic Roles for Health Communication in Combination HIV Prevention and ...

Strategic Roles for Health Communication in Combination HIV   Prevention and Care Programs
This JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes supplement addresses clinicians and public health scientists in the field of HIV prevention and treatment who might value information on health communication.
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Specialist in Citizen Engagement, Advocacy and Accountability - Coady ...

Specialist in Citizen Engagement, Advocacy and Accountability - Coady International Institute - Antigonish, NS, Canada
The Coady International Institute is a world-class leader in community-based, citizen-driven development education. In collaboration with partners in Canada and the global South, the Institute is committed to reducing poverty and transforming ...
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C4D Specialist (Polio Outbreak) - UNICEF WCARO - Dakar, Senegal

C4D Specialist (Polio Outbreak) - UNICEF WCARO - Dakar, Senegal
Job Level: L-3Contract Type: TADuration: 11 Months 1.    Purpose of the PositionThe end of 2013 marked a new wave of polio outbreaks in Central African region. In October 2013 Cameroon confirmed an index case of confirmed polio ...
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HC3 Research Director/Research & Evaluation Officer - Johns Hopkins ...

HC3 Research Director/Research & Evaluation Officer - Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, MD, United States
The HC3 Research Director will manage the research portfolio of the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3). HC3 is five-year USAID-funded project to support strategic health communication programs in developing countries, with an ...
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Technical Advisor, IYCF/Nutrition Technical Advisor, IYCF/Nutrition, Alive & ...

Technical Advisor, IYCF/Nutrition Technical Advisor, IYCF/Nutrition, Alive & Thrive (A&T) Project - FHI 360 - Ethiopia
JOB DESCRIPTION Position: Technical Advisor, IYCF/Nutrition, Alive & Thrive (A&T) Project
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Technical Advisor (Sr. IYCF Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist) - ...

Technical Advisor (Sr. IYCF Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist) - FHI 360 Global Health, Population & Nutrition - Ethiopia
Project Duration: The duration of this project is 12/01/2008 to 8/30/2017
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RCT Impact Data: Health, Media, Communication

RCT Impact Data: Health, Media, Communication
[Please share your questions and analysis of the research outlined below. Either enter a comment below and/or open the Health Communication network network link for this discussion and share your perspectives].
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Connecting ICTs to Development: The IDRC Experience

Connecting ICTs to Development: The IDRC Experience
"Engaging developing-world universities, NGOs [non-governmental organisations], national policy activists and others in research about ICTs in development was the special IDRC niche."
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Gender Equality Mainstreaming - Technology (GEM-TECH) Award

Gender Equality Mainstreaming - Technology (GEM-TECH) Award
"The initiative comes in the wake of the disclosure of 'diversity' figures by major tech companies, including Google, Facebook, Yahoo and LinkedIn, which reveal that, across the board, the number of women in tech jobs is well under 20 per cent, ...
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UNESCO's National Media Development Indicators (MDIs) Assessment Reports

UNESCO's National Media Development Indicators (MDIs) Assessment Reports
Begun with the first National Media Development Indicators (MDIs) Assessment in 2009, this ongoing series of country reports assesses media development based upon a wider United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) ...
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Assessment of Media Development in Palestine

Assessment of Media Development in Palestine
This report, available in English and Arabic, aims to inform and support the development of Palestine’s media sector through the conduct of a comprehensive assessment of the media environment, based on international legal standards and good ...
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Exploring the Emerging Impacts of Open Data in Developing Countries (ODDC)

Exploring the Emerging Impacts of Open Data in Developing Countries (ODDC)
"The open data movement holds out the promise of improving transparency, accountability, citizen participation and economic opportunity across developing countries...Nevertheless, it is not yet clear if open data initiatives are truly delivering ...
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Grants Compliance Officer, CDAC - World Vision UK - London, United Kingdom

Grants Compliance Officer, CDAC - World Vision UK - London, United Kingdom
Three year fixed term contract As the world’s largest overseas aid charity, we strive to deliver real change for millions of children in the hardest places in the world. Our mission is to inspire the UK to take action that transforms the lives ...
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Fighting Poverty with Facts: Community-Based Monitoring Systems

Fighting Poverty with Facts: Community-Based Monitoring Systems
"Primary schools for children where none existed before in remote areas of Cambodia, vocational training programs for poor rural women in Vietnam, daycare centres and sanitation facilities in the Philippines - these are just a few of the services ...
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