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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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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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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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Loving Love9: Findings from the Cambodia Qualitative Assessment of Love9

Loving Love9: Findings from the Cambodia Qualitative Assessment of Love9
This BBC Media Action research examines the influence of Love9, a weekly TV and radio programme which aimed to address sexual and reproductive health (SRH) issues among young people in Cambodia. Love9 employs a "combination of drama, comedy, ...
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Leveraging the Power of Knowledge Management to Transform Global Health and ...

Leveraging the Power of Knowledge Management to Transform Global Health and Development
  "Good knowledge is essential to prevent disease and improve health. Knowledge management (KM) provides a systematic process and tools to promote access to and use of knowledge among health and development practitioners to improve health ...
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What Do We Know about Communicating with Communities Following an Earthquake?

What Do We Know about Communicating with Communities Following an Earthquake?
 The Communicating with Disaster-Affected Communities (CDAC) Network has put together a lessons-learned web document on communicating with communities following an earthquake, focused on communication with Nepali communities and connecting ...
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HIV-Related Discrimination among Grade Six Students in Nine Southern African ...

HIV-Related Discrimination among Grade Six Students in Nine Southern African Countries
  "HIV-related stigmatisation and discrimination by young children towards their peers have important consequences at the individual level and for our response to the epidemic, yet research on this area is limited."  
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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
  "The purpose of the present meta-analysis was to expand on previous systematic reviews to examine the overall effectiveness of mass media-delivered HIV interventions and to identify predictors of changes in condom use and HIV-related ...
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Engaging Local Media in VMMC Scale-Up: A Case Study from Kenya

Engaging Local Media in VMMC Scale-Up: A Case Study from Kenya
"The media have the ability to put VMMC [voluntary medical male circumcision] on the agenda for public discussion and to keep it there. Accurate, informed reporting of HIV- and VMMC-related issues can improve policies and outcomes, stimulate ...
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Effectiveness of Behavior Change Communications for Reducing Transmission ...

Effectiveness of Behavior Change Communications for Reducing Transmission Risks Among People Living with HIV in 6 Countries in Central America
  This region-wide Central American study aims to estimate prevalence of HIV-related risks (sexual behaviour, HIV disclosure, number of sex partners, and violence) and factors associated with these risks, as well as evaluate a behaviour ...
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HIV and Health Communication: Evidence Review

HIV and Health Communication: Evidence Review
This evidence database is the centrepiece of a group of materials (See related summary below) from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication ...
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Annual Report 2014: Bernard van Leer Foundation

Annual Report 2014: Bernard van Leer Foundation
This annual report of the Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF) describes: how they work on child health, safety, and early learning (their strategic plan, decision-making cycle, and the tools used); the progress they have made; and their national ...
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Polio Eradication Initiative of Afghanistan Updated National Emergency ...

Polio Eradication Initiative of Afghanistan Updated National Emergency Action Plan (NEAP)
This document outlines the strategies developed by the Afghanistan Polio Eradication Initiative (PEI) programme as part of its revision of the National Emergency Action Plan (NEAP).
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Understanding Immunization and Vitamin A Communication in Rural Cambodia: A ...

Understanding Immunization and Vitamin A Communication in Rural Cambodia: A Formative Research Study
"The development of an effective behavior change communication strategy requires an indepth understanding of the many stakeholder viewpoints, perceptions, and norms. There is considerable evidence that focused messages to inform parents about ...
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Propensity Score Matching (PSM): An HC3 Research Primer

Propensity Score Matching (PSM): An HC3 Research Primer
"Propensity Score Matching (PSM) is a statistical technique that allows researchers to more accurately measure SBCC [social and behaviour change communication] program impact and to make a strong case for causal attribution. Using the PSM ...
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Gender Transformative Approaches: An HC3 Research Primer

Gender Transformative Approaches: An HC3 Research Primer
"Gender transformative approaches (GTA) are programs and interventions that create opportunities for individuals to actively challenge gender norms, promote positions of social and political influence for women in communities, and address power ...
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Social Learning Theory: An HC3 Primer

Social Learning Theory: An HC3 Primer
This Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) primer, part of a series of 8 research theory documents, is designed to explain "Social (or Observational) Learning Theory", which, as stated in the primer, "stipulates that people can learn ...
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Analysis of Data for Communication Planning and Immunization Drop-out Reduction

Analysis of Data for Communication Planning and Immunization Drop-out Reduction
This PowerPoint presentation informed the discussions at a Johannesburg, South Africa, June 16-20 2003 workshop whose purpose was to improve routine immunisation (RI) coverage and to strengthen evaluation and communication strategies.
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Immunization Communication Monitoring (for East & Southern Africa)

Immunization Communication Monitoring (for East & Southern Africa)
This PowerPoint presentation informed the discussions at a multi-agency workshop whose purpose was to help communication experts and Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) programmes in countries work more effectively to monitor their ...
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University Initiative Needs Assessment

University Initiative Needs Assessment
"An important focus of the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), a USAID [United States Agency for International Development]-funded global communication capacity building project, is to expand the role universities and training ...
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Using SenseMaker to Understand Girls' Lives: Lessons Learnt from Girl Hub

Using SenseMaker to Understand Girls' Lives: Lessons Learnt from Girl Hub
This 4-page brief discusses how Girl Hub used a story collection research methodology called SenseMaker to help generate girl-centred evidence to inform girls' empowerment interventions. The brief outlines what Sensemaker is, provides examples of ...
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Scaling-up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision: What Have We Learned?

Scaling-up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision: What Have We Learned?
  "The purpose of this review article was to apply a systems thinking approach, using the [World Health Organization (WHO)] health systems building blocks as a framework to examine the factors influencing the scale-up of the [voluntary ...
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Health Education: Theoretical Concepts, Effective Strategies and Core ...

Health Education: Theoretical Concepts, Effective Strategies and Core Competencies
"The health educator who uses targeted, theory-based interventions, embraces concepts of participation and voluntary change, and includes health literacy and individual capacity-building within health programmes and services, is a valuable and ...
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Bottlenecks and Breakthroughs: Lessons Learned from New Vaccine ...

Bottlenecks and Breakthroughs: Lessons Learned from New Vaccine Introductions in Low-Resource Countries, 2008 to 2013
"Popular demand for and acceptance of these new vaccines (primarily pentavalent, pneumococcal conjugate, and rotavirus vaccines) was relatively high due to knowledge and fear of the target diseases for the new vaccines and to successful ...
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Community Perspectives about Ebola in Bong, Lofa and Montserrado Counties of ...

Community Perspectives about Ebola in Bong, Lofa and Montserrado Counties of Liberia: Results of a Qualitative Study
"Strategic health communication can play a key role in stopping the outbreak, primarily by helping community members recognize and identify how they can modify their religious and cultural practices and behaviors — such as not directly touching ...
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All In to #EndAdolescentAIDS

All In to #EndAdolescentAIDS
“AIDS is the leading cause of death among adolescents in Africa. Globally, two thirds of all new infections among adolescents were among adolescent girls. This is a moral injustice. I am calling on young people to lead the All In movement, ...
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Improving Communication Between Aid Agencies and Crisis-affected People: ...

Improving Communication Between Aid Agencies and Crisis-affected People: Lessons from the Infoasaid Project
This 30-page paper, commissioned by the Humanitarian Practice Network (HPN) at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), discusses how communication can be used in emergency contexts to improve humanitarian responses, with particular focus on the ...
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Appendices to the Report of the SAGE Working Group on Vaccine Hesitancy

Appendices to the Report of the SAGE Working Group on Vaccine Hesitancy
"Media and social media can create a negative or positive vaccine sentiment and can provide a platform for lobbies and key opinion leaders to influence others....Community leaders and influencers, including religious leaders in some settings, ...
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