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Use of Rapid Diagnostic Tests to Improve Malaria Treatment in the Community in Uganda
April 15, 2016

Use of Rapid Diagnostic Tests to Improve Malaria Treatment in the Community ...

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Based on the belief that community health workers can help patients in remote locations access prompt treatment for malaria, including artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT), in this study in Uganda, community health workers (CHWs) - ...

Step It Up for Gender Equality Media Compact
April 11, 2016

Step It Up for Gender Equality Media Compact

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Launched in March 2016 by UN Women during a side event of the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, this alliance of international, regional, and national media outlets is working as gender champions to galvanise attention and ...

Global Population Speak Out
April 6, 2016

Global Population Speak Out

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"I would like to see people talk about this issue, this radical upward trajectory in our numbers. I'd love to see people discuss that, and then not forget about it the next day when there are 200,000 more people at the breakfast table. I don't ...

Right Method, Right Time, My Choice
April 1, 2016

Right Method, Right Time, My Choice

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Right Time, Right Method, My Choice is a behaviour change campaign designed to improve increase contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) by 5 percentage points in the 11 districts in Indonesia where the campaign is being implemented over 3 years ...

WeFarm
March 31, 2016

WeFarm

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WeFarm is a worldwide peer to peer knowledge sharing network, building a bank of the world's farming knowledge, then making it available to anyone anywhere, in any language, and on any device - even the most basic mobile phone. This collaborative ...

Act Now For Tomorrow
March 17, 2016

Act Now For Tomorrow

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This digital mapping project was launched by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in an effort to help young people around the world identify climate issues in their communities and find ways to address them. The global climate map is ...

Universe Within: Digital Lives in the Global Highrise
March 16, 2016

Universe Within: Digital Lives in the Global Highrise

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"Never in history have we humans been so networked and migratory, yet so segregated within our own cities and apartment buildings. Through our communications devices, we feel closer to people halfway around the world than to the person only a few ...

Singha Durbar (Madam Prime Minister)
March 15, 2016

Singha Durbar (Madam Prime Minister)

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"What if we could create a fictional road map to good governance, firmly rooted in reality, believable, yet reaching for the stars? What if it sparked conversations around the country about how to redefine what good leadership means for Nepal? ...

Promotion of Girls' Education (PROGE)
March 9, 2016

Promotion of Girls' Education (PROGE)

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Promotion of Girls' Education (PROGE) was an initiative to improve retention and transition rates for marginalised girls in Malawi by increasing their access to education and engaging communities through a social mobilisation campaign model. This ...

Involvement of Boys through Interactive BCC/IEC to Enhance Adolescent and Sexual Reproductive Health in Northern Uganda
March 4, 2016

Involvement of Boys through Interactive BCC/IEC to Enhance Adolescent and ...

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The Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) engaged in a project in the Lira and Alebtong districts of Uganda to involve boys in sexual and reproductive health (SRH) through the use of interactive behaviour change communication ...

Chipatala Cha Pa Foni (CCPF) Project
March 3, 2016

Chipatala Cha Pa Foni (CCPF) Project

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Chipatala cha pa Foni (CCPF) or Health Center by Phone, is an mHealth project in Malawi originally designed to increase access to timely and appropriate maternal, neonatal, and child health information, advice and care. The project combined a ...

Raho Swachch Jiyo Mast Campaign
February 16, 2016

Raho Swachch Jiyo Mast Campaign

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"Children are eager to learn and adapt to new behavior changes while also applying those behaviors formed in their early lives..." Implemented by Sesame Workshop, "Raho Swacch, Jiyo Mast" is an Indian adaptation of the multi-country campaign ...

Engaging Communities in Preparation for Third Round of Polio Vaccination Campaign
February 1, 2016

Engaging Communities in Preparation for Third Round of Polio Vaccination ...

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"Everyone has a role to play in bringing this vaccine to children. Families need the facts about polio and the value of immunization. Please talk to your friends and neighbors. Teach children about polio at school. Go out into your community to ...

Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!)
January 20, 2016

Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!)

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Launched in 2014, the Tiphunzire! (Let's Learn!) project is working to create empowering learning contexts for marginalised girls in rural central and southern Malawi in order to keep girls in school. The project is training young female teachers ...

The Good Life Network
January 20, 2016

The Good Life Network

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The Good Life Network is a "pop-up" health and development television channel airing between December 1 2015 and March 31 2016 on satellite television in South Africa. Programmes cover nutrition, health, fitness, human rights, youth sexuality, ...

Improving Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition and Hygiene through Community Videos in Niger
January 19, 2016

Improving Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition and Hygiene through ...

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Since 2012, the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) Project and Digital Green have collaborated to produce a series of videos to encourage better maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) ...

Kwanele
January 18, 2016

Kwanele

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Launched in July 2015, Kwanele is a five-year pilot programme working in 20 schools in Khayelitsha township in South Africa to decrease the high level of gender-based and sexual violence in schools and ensure a safe learning environment for ...

World's Largest Lesson
January 5, 2016

World's Largest Lesson

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"If every school in the world teaches children about these goals, we will help them become the generation that changed the world." Through its various entertaining yet educational resources and activities, this collaborative education project is ...

Supplementary Immunization Activities for Measles and Rubella Vaccine in Vanuatu
December 17, 2015

Supplementary Immunization Activities for Measles and Rubella Vaccine in Vanuatu

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In early 2015, the Ministry of Health (MoH) Vanuatu in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) conducted Supplementary Immunization Activities (SIA) for measles and rubella (MR) ...

CORE Group Working Groups
December 15, 2015

CORE Group Working Groups

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The CORE Group works toward building "a world of healthy communities, where no woman or child dies of preventable causes". It seeks to fulfill that vision by working with its 50+ member organisations and network of partners to generate ...

HPV Vaccine Lessons Learnt
December 10, 2015

HPV Vaccine Lessons Learnt

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To aid decisionmakers interested in HPV vaccine introduction or scale-up, in 2014–2015 the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LHTM) and PATH conducted a comprehensive review of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine delivery ...

Pakistan: Polio Communication Capacity Building
November 19, 2015

Pakistan: Polio Communication Capacity Building

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"[P]olio is a disease of illiteracy. We have several segments of the community that to date don't even know what polio is, or how to prevent polio, or about the benefit of vaccinating a child. Otherwise, polio should have been eradicated long ...

Nganyi Community Resource Centre
November 5, 2015

Nganyi Community Resource Centre

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"The Nganyi clan is known for being gifted in predicting rain. But they have faced challenges recently in delivering accurate forecasts, perhaps due to rapid climatic changes. As a result they have been losing people's trust....At the same time, ...

Water Resource Management under Changing Climate in Angola's Coastal Settlements
November 4, 2015

Water Resource Management under Changing Climate in Angola's Coastal Settlements

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"A basis for participatory consultation has been laid, with the help of data collected through the work of local civil society organisations. The provision of validated data in an easily understood, mapped form provides a good basis for dialogue ...

Innovative Application of ICTs in Addressing Water-related Impacts of Climate Change (ICTWCC)
November 4, 2015

Innovative Application of ICTs in Addressing Water-related Impacts of ...

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"Information and communication technologies (ICTs) not only help advance weather forecasting and climate monitoring, but are also essential in disseminating information to large audiences, for example via portals and mobile phones. This can help ...

Chilika Lagoon
November 3, 2015

Chilika Lagoon

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"The ecosystem based management demonstrates how restoration of Chilika with active community participation not only has positive impact on the biodiversity but can significantly improve the livelihood of the local communities." - Raj Kumar ...

The Climate Change Adaptation and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) - CHAI - Project
November 3, 2015

The Climate Change Adaptation and Information and Communications Technology ...

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"In time, this network of information - made possible by digital technology - may provide many more people with the information needed to manage risk and to make informed decisions that have the potential to improve earnings, while protecting ...

MCHIP/Kyrgyzstan Immunisation Programme
October 30, 2015

MCHIP/Kyrgyzstan Immunisation Programme

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"We have a literate population that has the capacity to understand information, which is why our medical staff should be competent to communicate with the population on the information they want to know and are capable of understanding." - ...

Cross-border Vaccinations in the Horn of Africa
October 30, 2015

Cross-border Vaccinations in the Horn of Africa

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"The CGPP and its cross-border approach show that collaboration can trump competition in achieving a common goal. This collaborative method also demonstrates that resources and systems set up for one effort can be adapted to work on other ...

Obulamu (How's Your Love Life?) Campaign
October 29, 2015

Obulamu (How's Your Love Life?) Campaign

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Running from September 2014 to December 2017, the Obulamu Campaign in Uganda forms a multi-channel communication platform using the standard greeting "How’s Life" as its umbrella slogan to integrate six health areas: HIV/AIDS, family planning, ...

Shuga: Engaging Tanzanian Young People in HIV Prevention through Edutainment Radio
October 22, 2015

Shuga: Engaging Tanzanian Young People in HIV Prevention through Edutainment ...

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Programme Summary: Shuga: Engaging Tanzanian Young People in HIV Prevention through Edutainment Radio - Tanzania - the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Tanzania in collaboration with the Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS), the United ...

Communicating Climate Risks to Vietnam's Vulnerable Coastal Communities
October 20, 2015

Communicating Climate Risks to Vietnam's Vulnerable Coastal Communities

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"While many of the households located in Vietnam's high-risk urban areas have an understanding of climate change, they lack detailed information about how local impacts may affect their lives and how they can prepare." - Bill Morton

Creating a National Evaluation Framework on Gender Violence: White Ribbon Canada
October 8, 2015

Creating a National Evaluation Framework on Gender Violence: White Ribbon Canada

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"In October 2013, White Ribbon Canada began coordinating a National Community of Practice (NCoP) composed of organizations with projects funded by Status of Women Canada's 'Working Together: Engaging Communities to End Violence Against Women and ...

Youth Chhlat, Cambodia
October 7, 2015

Youth Chhlat, Cambodia

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"Youth Chhlat is a cross-media life skills programme that enables and encourages young people to engage with gender, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) issues. It combines a computer-based eLearning system with a mobile phone ...

Open Institute Cambodia: Young Women's Leadership Network
October 6, 2015

Open Institute Cambodia: Young Women's Leadership Network

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This project "Strengthening Capacity of Young Women’s Leadership Network" (YWLN) aims to increase the participation of young women, including young women and girls living with HIV (YW/GLHIV) and lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LBT) people, ...

Communication for Development Approaches in the Australian NGO Sector and Academia
September 11, 2015

Communication for Development Approaches in the Australian NGO Sector and ...

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"When planning a development intervention, it is crucial to put forward the question: how do we build the C4D component of this programme? While it may not be possible to see a shift in the whole sector, we can begin by taking small steps ...

Klahan9 Cambodia
September 6, 2015

Klahan9 Cambodia

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"Klahan9 (which means 'Brave9') is a... multi-media initiative on TV, radio, online. It aims to support young Cambodian people to improve their life by providing information about employment, economic security/opportunities and negotiating with ...

Our School and Girls Education South Sudan (GESS)
September 4, 2015

Our School and Girls Education South Sudan (GESS)

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"BBC Media Action’s radio programmes are part of Girls Education South Sudan [GESS], a major initiative designed to increase the number of girls enrolling in school and completing their education, as well as improving learning outcomes at both ...

Research Project: Rights of the Child for the Digital Age
September 4, 2015

Research Project: Rights of the Child for the Digital Age

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"How can we give children and young people voice in the debate that explores the impact of digital access and use and their rights?"

The Volunteer Community Mobilizer: Promotion of ANC Attendance, Uptake of PMTCT Services
September 3, 2015

The Volunteer Community Mobilizer: Promotion of ANC Attendance, Uptake of ...

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Programme Summary: The Volunteer Community Mobilizer: Promotion of ANC Attendance, Uptake of PMTCT Services, Anambra and Benue states, Nigeria, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - launched in June 2014.

Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program (MBNP)
September 2, 2015

Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program (MBNP)

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Running from 2012 to 2015, the Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program (MBNP) is designed to improve maternal and child healthcare practices in Tanzania in the areas of antenatal care, exclusive breastfeeding, and complementary feeding. This five-year ...

September 1, 2015

Pakistan Health Communication Project

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Pakistan Health Communication Project (HCP), a programme of Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs (JHU-CCP), funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is an initiative (2014-2020) that ...

September 1, 2015

EVIH-T - Haiti

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Launched in November 2013 and ongoing through 2017, this social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) campaign was carried out as part of the National AIDS Control Program’s (NACP) efforts in Haiti to create a collective, national response to ...

"Smart Couple" Family Planning Campaign in Nepal
September 1, 2015

"Smart Couple" Family Planning Campaign in Nepal

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The Next Generation "Smart Couple" Family Planning Campaign in Nepal, released by the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) in August of 2015, has the objective of reaching couples with one or two children to increase their use of ...

Moyo ndi Mpamba Health Campaign
August 14, 2015

Moyo ndi Mpamba Health Campaign

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Moyo ndi Mpamba, Usamalireni (Life is Precious, Take Care of It) is an interactive communications campaign designed to address public health challenges in Malawi. Moyo ndi Mpamba includes a radio drama, which encourages listeners to interact with ...

Khushi Baby
July 31, 2015

Khushi Baby

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Developed to address the challenge rural clinicians and parents face in documenting children's vaccination records, Khushi Baby stores children's medical history in a digital necklace. The form of a necklace was selected after talking to hundreds ...

Field Guide: Three Star Approach for WASH in Schools
July 28, 2015

Field Guide: Three Star Approach for WASH in Schools

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"The Three Star Approach for WASH in Schools is designed to improve the effectiveness of hygiene behaviour change programmes for children and complements UNICEF's broader child-friendly schools initiative and GIZ's 'Fit for School' approach, ...

The Roadmap for Health Measurement and Accountability and the 5-Point Call to Action
July 20, 2015

The Roadmap for Health Measurement and Accountability and the 5-Point Call ...

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"An increasing reliance on quality health data is key to post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals."   In June of 2015,  the World Bank and partners (See link in Partner section below) held the MA4Health summit - Measurement and ...

No Yawa Youth Project
July 15, 2015

No Yawa Youth Project

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Launched in Ghana in January 2013, No Yawa is a youth project developed by DKT Ghana (DKT), Marie Stopes International Ghana (MSIG), and the Grameen Foundation (with funding from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ghana) that links ...

Lin Lat Kyair Sin (Bright Young Stars)
July 2, 2015

Lin Lat Kyair Sin (Bright Young Stars)

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"The aim... of our media development work is to create platforms that can reach audiences across both rural and urban Burma, providing them with information on governance issues and creating spaces for diverse voices to be heard."

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