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Childhood and Media

Childhood and Media
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 ...
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Children's Media: An Unfinished Theme

Children's Media: An Unfinished Theme
  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 ...
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Innovation Webinar on Health Apps

Innovation Webinar on Health Apps
An invitation from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative: "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 ...
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Why using polio infrastructure to support broader health services could help ...

Why using polio infrastructure to support broader health services could help secure eradication
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 ...
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Lessons Learned for Routine Immunisation from the Polio Eradication Campaign

Lessons Learned for Routine Immunisation from the Polio Eradication Campaign
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 ...
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Relationship between polio eradication and routine immunisation - lessons ...

Relationship between polio eradication and routine immunisation - lessons from the field: Life after Polio
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 ...
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Independent Monitoring Board of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative: ...

Independent Monitoring Board of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative: Eleventh Report
"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." This report from ...
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Next Generation of Science Journalists Award 2015

Next Generation of Science Journalists Award 2015
The World Health Summit (WHS) has called for applications for its Young Science Journalists Award:  "In cooperation with Deutsches Ärzteblatt, the European Union of Science Journalists' Associations (EUSJA), and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis ...
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With the grain or against the grain: a media perspective on the governance ...

With the grain or against the grain: a media perspective on the governance question of our time
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 Johns Hopkins University. ...
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Supercharge Your Social Impact: Using Social Marketing for Behavior Change

Supercharge Your Social Impact: Using Social Marketing for Behavior Change
This free eBook will help your cause get started with social marketing to create behavior change for good. Want to make sure your time and resources are making a real difference in the world? Social marketing is a proven approach to health and ...
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Reflecting on development practice the Burkinabé way

Reflecting on development practice the Burkinabé way
Author: Valentina Tartari, May 20 2015 - My name is Valentina Tartari. I am not a journalist, nor an expert on African politics, but an international development graduate with a strong research interest in African communities.
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Womanity Award

Womanity Award
Launched in 2013 by The Womanity Foundation with the vision of supporting innovative and effective solutions focused on violence against women, this annual award seeks to identify evidence-based programmes and then to find and support partner ...
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Call for Submissions for Papers on Polio and/or Routine Immunisation (RI) ...

 Call for Submissions for Papers on Polio and/or Routine Immunisation (RI) and Communication
Deadline: June 15 2015 The Communication Initiative (The CI), together with the Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP), USAID's flagship programme on these issues, would like to announce an exciting opportunity for academics and ...
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Preventing Public Urination in Bangladesh: A Strategic Blunder?

Preventing Public Urination in Bangladesh: A Strategic Blunder?
Author: Adnan R. Amin, May 19 2015 - BACKGROUND
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Tanzania: Times (and weather patterns) are changing

Tanzania: Times (and weather patterns) are changing
Author: Carly Griggs, May 19 2015 - A few months ago as I pulled into Songambele village in Dodoma region, Tanzania, a soft drizzle was setting in. I pulled my jumper on as I stepped out of the car - it was unusually chilly for September. But the ...
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Radio Instruction to Strengthen Education (RISE) and Zanzibar Teacher ...

Radio Instruction to Strengthen Education (RISE) and Zanzibar Teacher Upgrading by Radio (ZTUR)
"...interactive audio programming (IAI) remains a viable and useful intervention format for increasing access to high-quality early education, particularly in the most challenged districts..."
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Health Promotion Education Key to Healthy Community

Health Promotion Education Key to Healthy Community
Author: Sanjay Bhonge, May 20 2015 - That a healthy nation can progress economically and socio culturally is a known fact. Every nation works towards providing health facilities at the grassroots level by implementing various health ...
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Nepali community radios in the earthquake frontline

Nepali community radios in the earthquake frontline
Author: Suman Basnet, May 15 2015 - As Regional Coordinator of AMARC Asia Pacific, Suman Basnet sent this email to colleagues on May 13 2015. He has kindly offered to allow its publication as a blog: Dear colleagues and friends, 
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Director, Reproductive Health and Research, Including HRP - WHO - Geneva, ...

Director, Reproductive Health and Research, Including HRP - WHO - Geneva, Switzerland
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME : The Department of Reproductive Health and Research (RHR) aims to promote and support a global effort to enable people to protect their own health as it relates to sexuality and reproduction, and to have access to ...
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Adolescent VMMC Study Manager - Johns Hopkins Center for Communication ...

Adolescent VMMC Study Manager - Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs - Health Communication Capacity Collaborative - South Africa
Summary The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) is a five-year, global project funded by USAID, and based at Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs. It is designed to strengthen developing country capacity to implement ...
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Reachout Consortium Programme Officer / Manager - Liverpool School of ...

Reachout Consortium Programme Officer / Manager - Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine - Liverpool, United Kingdom
Full time, Fixed Term appointment until 31st January 2018. Since 2013 the Department for International Public Health (DIPH) has been coordinating a large grant for health systems research focussing on close-to-community services in low and middle ...
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C4D/Ebola Specialist - UNICEF - Dakar, Senegal

C4D/Ebola Specialist - UNICEF - Dakar, Senegal
Region: WCAROJob Level: P-3Application Close: May 14Contract Type: Temporary AppointmentDuration: 6 months renewable Purpose of the Position
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Developing Radio Partners (DRP)

Developing Radio Partners (DRP)
Developing Radio Partners is a US-based non-profit media development organization that works with people running local radio stations in developing countries. We provide them with the skills, content and methodologies they need to bring reliable ...
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Reality TV for Resilience: Can Reality TV Help Communities to Better Cope ...

Reality TV for Resilience: Can Reality TV Help Communities to Better Cope with  Climate Risks?
Reality television show Amrai Pari, broadcast in Bangladesh through BBC Media Action, reaches 15.8 million people with messaging on climate risk and resilience. This research was intended to measure "how target communities worked together to ...
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How to Conduct a Situation Analysis

How to Conduct a Situation Analysis
"A situation analysis or environmental analysis is the fundamental first step in the social and behavior change communication change (SBCC) process."
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How to Do Audience Segmentation

How to Do Audience Segmentation
"Audience segmentation is a key activity within an audience analysis. It is the process of dividing a large audience into smaller groups of people - or segments - who have similar needs, values or characteristics. Segmentation recognizes that ...
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How to Do an Audience Analysis

How to Do an Audience Analysis
"An audience analysis is a process used to identify and understand the priority and influencing audiences for a SBCC [social and behaviour change communication] strategy. The priority and influencing audiences are those people whose behavior must ...
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Can You Hear Me Now? Why Good Communication Is Critical to the Nepal Quake ...

Can You Hear Me Now? Why Good Communication Is Critical to the Nepal Quake Response
"The need to communicate - and the idea that information is a form of assistance in its own right - is increasingly acknowledged as an urgent but under-supported aspect of disaster response." In this article, Imogen Wall offers examples of the ...
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How to Conduct a Pretest

How to Conduct a Pretest
"Pretesting is the process of bringing together members of the priority audience to react to the components of a communication campaign before they are produced in final form. Pre-testing measures the reaction of the selected group of individuals ...
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How to Write a Creative Brief

How to Write a Creative Brief
"A creative brief is a short, written document used by project managers and creative professionals to guide the development of creative materials (e.g. drama, film, visual design, narrative copy, advertising, websites, slogans) to be used in ...
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WASH for Schoolchildren in Emergencies: A Guidebook for Teachers

WASH for Schoolchildren in Emergencies: A Guidebook for Teachers
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) created this guidebook for teachers in emergency situations. The guidebook, accompanied by regional flashcards (Africa, Afghanistan/Pakistan, and Latin America), and visual aids, provides teachers with ...
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Polio-Free India: The Role of the Social Mobilization Network (SMNet)

Polio-Free India: The Role of the Social Mobilization Network (SMNet)
By Chris Morry and Kier Olsen DeVries - submitted May 5 2015 Backdrop to the SMNet Story:
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Nepal Earthquake: sharing life-saving information during a crisis

Nepal Earthquake: sharing life-saving information during a crisis
Author: Kirsty Cockburn, May 4 2015 - When Saturday’s devastating earthquake struck, I’d just finished filming with Sajha Sawal, BBC Media Action’s debate programme in Nepal.
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WASH Tools for Implementers Responding to the Nepali Earthquake

WASH Tools for Implementers Responding to the Nepali Earthquake
This blog is cross-posted from the WASH website, linked below, May 4 2015 - In times of disaster, particularly when infrastructure has been compromised and people find themselves together in close quarters, there is an increased risk of ...
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Integrating gender lens into disaster legislation: The case of Nepal

Integrating gender lens into disaster legislation: The case of Nepal
Author: Ranjani.K.Murthy, May 4 - The Natural Calamity Relief Act 2039 B.S (of 1982) is the legal instrument in Nepal which provides a framework for relief and rescue efforts to be carried out in the event of a disaster. This Act was modified in ...
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Project Officer - Pathfinder International - Nigeria

Project Officer - Pathfinder International - Nigeria
Pathfinder International is a global leader in sexual and reproductive health. We place reproductive health care at the center of all that we do—believing that it is not only a fundamental human right, but is critical for expanding life ...
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Director of Monitoring and Evaluation - Pathfinder International - Nigeria

Director of Monitoring and Evaluation - Pathfinder International - Nigeria
Pathfinder International is a global leader in sexual and reproductive health. We place reproductive health care at the center of all that we do—believing that it is not only a fundamental human right an right, but is critical for expanding life ...
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Cancer Information, Education and Communication Generic Products for ...

Cancer Information, Education and Communication Generic Products for Adaptation in Low- and Middle-income Countries
The Global Cancer Prevention Unit at the American Cancer Society strives to increase locally relevant, evidence-based information, education and communication (IEC) materials. Many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) have little to no public ...
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Wize Up Zimbabwe - The aftermath

Wize Up Zimbabwe - The aftermath
Author: Nokholo Mhluzani, April 30 2015 - Towards the end of the year 2014 Action IEHDC [Action Institute for Environment, Health and Development Communication] produced a television talk show under the Wize Up, your decision your life campaign. ...
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