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Country Director - Theatre for a Change (TfaC) - Malawi

Country Director - Theatre for a Change (TfaC) - Malawi
Theatre for a Change (TfaC) Malawi is a dynamic and expanding organisation, specialising in innovative approaches to improving sexual and reproductive health among marginalized and vulnerable groups. We are locally registered in Malawi, and part ...
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Ebola's Legacy Can Be a Thriving Community Health System

Ebola's Legacy Can Be a Thriving Community Health System
Author: Raj Panjabi, October 20 2014 - With war or a disease like Ebola, fear is natural. It seems like people all around you are dying. People you love, people you take care of, people who take care of you. In such a context of enormous grief, ...
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Human Rights for All

Human Rights for All
Author: Gillies C. Kasongo, October 20 2014 - People, the world-over, are entitled to universal, inalienable and indivisible rights, by virtue of their common humanity. Everyone is entitled to live and enjoy a life of freedom and dignity ...
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Social Media in Emergencies: UNICEF Guidelines for Communication and Public ...

Social Media in Emergencies: UNICEF Guidelines for Communication and Public Advocacy
"By adding social media to the annual work plans and official set of strategies that are being used in an emergency, you will be able to reduce opposition, increase internal awareness and buy-in for your activities..."
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Utilizing ICT in Demand Generation for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and ...

Utilizing ICT in Demand Generation for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
"This resource provides an in-depth look at three programs that illustrate the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and new media - specifically using mobile technologies - as part of an integrated strategy to increase demand ...
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Supplement: The Impact of Polio Eradication on Routine Immunization and ...

Supplement: The Impact of Polio Eradication on Routine Immunization and Primary Health Care: A Mixed-Methods Study
"Polio eradication's surveillance, communications, and service delivery systems were unmatched in terms of combining quality with reach....Applying the resolve and dedication that characterizes polio eradication to a wider suite of services could ...
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mHealth and Neonatal Resuscitation: A Review of Interventions, Approaches ...

mHealth and Neonatal Resuscitation: A Review of Interventions, Approaches and Application
"[T]he UNCoLSC’s Neonatal Resuscitation Technical Working Group (TWG) was formed to systematically identify best practices for scaling up interventions, identifying barriers in current implementation and gaps in knowledge, and addressing other ...
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The Final Phase of Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategies for the ...

The Final Phase of Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategies for the Post-Eradication Era
The authors of the more than 60 articles in this supplement to The Journal of Infectious Diseases reflect on the tools, tactics, and alliances that the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) partners have undertaken as part of the effort to ...
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Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) Communications Pack

Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) Communications Pack
This ENAP Communications Pack is designed to "help raise the key issues and profile of newborn and maternal health with opinion-makers and key media" for increased advocacy and action on the global initiative Every Newborn. This initiative aims ...
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Every Newborn Toolkit

Every Newborn Toolkit
This tool from the global initiative Every Newborn aims to support countries with a roadmap, "Every Newborn: an action plan to end preventable deaths", by improving quality care at the time of birth and support for small and sick babies through ...
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Every Newborn Bottleneck Analysis Tool

Every Newborn Bottleneck Analysis Tool
This tool from the global initiative Every Newborn aims to support countries to analyse health system bottlenecks and challenges preventing the scale up of high-impact, cost-effective interventions for newborns and to identify solutions. It is ...
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Reaching out to a community to improve maternal health in Ghana: the story ...

Reaching out to a community to improve maternal health in Ghana: the story of one midwife
Author: John Kuumuori Ganle, October 15 2014  - The story below of a Ghanaian midwife from the Ashanti region illustrates how one person was able to mobilize local community members in rural Piase in the Bosomtwi district to create demand ...
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Spotlight on Injectable Antibiotics for Neonatal Sepsis

Spotlight on Injectable Antibiotics for Neonatal Sepsis
"Injectable antibiotics for newborns remain underutilized and as such, have been identified by the UN [United Nations] Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women’s and Children’s Health as one of 13 commodities that if more widely accessed ...
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Ebola Communication Network (ECN)

Ebola Communication Network (ECN)
The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) has developed the Ebola Communication Network (ECN) which houses Ebola-related social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) materials, as well as other resources and tools intended for ...
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Preventing Postpartum Hemorrhage with Oxytocin in the Uniject Injection System

Preventing Postpartum Hemorrhage with Oxytocin in the Uniject Injection System
This article on postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) prevention and treatment presents the author, Dr. Shirley Villadiego's discussion of programmatic experience in Central America with oxytocin provided in the form of the Uniject™ injection system ...
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An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Chlorhexidine

An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Chlorhexidine
This roadmap for communication design focuses on advocacy for use of chlorhexidine, one of "13 Life-Saving Commodities." The commodity is used for newborn umbilical cord care to prevent infection. The document forms part of a comprehensive Demand ...
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The Matter International Reporting Fellowship

The Matter International Reporting Fellowship
The Matter International Reporting Fellowship is accepting applications for its international reporting fellowship. One writer or team of journalists will receive US$10,000 to investigate and report a narrative feature on an issue of global ...
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Chevening Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships
Chevening Scholarships are the United Kingdom (UK) government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and partner organisations for outstanding scholars with leadership potential. The scholarships are offered ...
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Humanitarian crisis in West Africa (Ebola) - Gender Alert: Sept 2014

Humanitarian crisis in West Africa (Ebola) - Gender Alert: Sept 2014
This document, published by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Reference Group for Gender in Humanitarian Action, offers guidance on how to take into account the different needs of women, girls, boys and men in order to make the ...
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An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Demand Generation: Misoprostol

An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Demand Generation: Misoprostol
This roadmap for communication design focuses on advocacy for use of misoprostol, one of 13 "Life-Saving Commodities." The commodity is used for postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) , a leading cause of maternal deaths, along with another underutilised ...
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Senior Program Specialist - Climate, Energy, Environment - Think Tank ...

Senior Program Specialist - Climate, Energy, Environment - Think Tank Initiative - (Anticipatory Staffing) - IDRC - Ottawa, Canada
Job Overview   The Think Tank Initiative (TTI) is an innovative program dedicated to strengthening independent policy research institutions or "think tanks" in developing countries, enabling them to better provide sound research that ...
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Program Leader - Think Tank Initiative - (Anticipatory Staffing) - IDRC - ...

Program Leader - Think Tank Initiative - (Anticipatory Staffing) - IDRC - Ottawa, Canada
Job Overview The Think Tank Initiative (TTI) is an innovative program dedicated to strengthening independent policy research institutions or "think tanks" in developing countries, enabling them to better provide sound research that both informs ...
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An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Magnesium Sulfate

An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Magnesium Sulfate
"A communication strategy provides a 'road map' for local action targeted at behavior change and creates a consistent voice for the messages, materials, and activities developed. It also ensures that activities and products work together to ...
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Impact on Postpartum Hemorrhage of Prophylactic Administration of Oxytocin ...

Impact on Postpartum Hemorrhage of Prophylactic Administration of Oxytocin 10 IU via Uniject™ by Peripheral Health Care Providers at Home Births: Design of a Community-Based Cluster-Randomized Trial
This study was done to test the safety and effectiveness of the use of trained Ghana Health Service (GHS) community health officers (CHOs) in administering one of the 13 UN Commission's life-saving commodities for women and children, namely ...
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Debates in Change Symposium Report and Conclusions

Debates in Change Symposium Report and Conclusions
"The symposium recognised that social and behaviour change has become an increasing priority in international development and public health. Shifts including, for example, advances in behavioural sciences, increasing demand for evidence of the ...
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How people behave really matters to health

How people behave really matters to health
Author: Caroline Sugg, October 6 2014 - The Ebola emergency in West Africa shines a fresh light on the way in which peoples' everyday actions are critical to maintaining public health.
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Mapping Maternal Health Advocacy: A Case Study of Zambia

Mapping Maternal Health Advocacy: A Case Study of Zambia
This 16-page summary report discusses findings and insights gained from research conducted by Family Care International on the maternal health advocacy situation in Zambia. It outlines systems for maternal health governance, identifies ...
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Issues Management Guide to Support Countries in Preparing for Unexpected ...

Issues Management Guide to Support Countries in Preparing for Unexpected Situations with Implications for Public Communications
"Unpredictable, unexpected events happen - frequently they are marked by uncertainty, confusion and a sense of urgency. Such events can lead to lack of trust - in organizations, people or immunization services. Having a pre-prepared ...
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Mapping Maternal Health Advocacy: A Case Study of Uganda

Mapping Maternal Health Advocacy: A Case Study of Uganda
This 16-page summary report discusses the findings and insights gained from research conducted by Family Care International on the maternal health advocacy situation in Uganda, and includes information about Uganda’s maternal health policy ...
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Resources for Planning and IPV Introduction

Resources for Planning and IPV Introduction
"Successful IPV introduction relies on effective planning with measurable outcomes and processes. Key components of planning include vaccine procurement and supply, cold chain and logistics, health worker training, communications, and social ...
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"To Build Peace, It Is Hard But Not Impossible. We Have to Do It." - ...

"To Build Peace, It Is Hard But Not Impossible. We Have to Do It." - Children and Young People as Actors in Peace Processes and Peace Building
"This long term process provides a solid foundation for a sustained, genuine and meaningful participation of children and young people in peace processes and peace building."
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The Challenges of Climate Change: Children on the Front Line

The Challenges of Climate Change: Children on the Front Line
"[C]hildren are already taking an active part in making a difference on climate change. This book contains positive examples from all over the world of young people who are making a difference and offering their special perspective. They are ...
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