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Connected Society: Mobile Internet Skills Training Toolkit (MISTT)
June 21, 2016

Connected Society: Mobile Internet Skills Training Toolkit (MISTT)

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This GSMA toolkit is for mobile network operators (MNOs), non-governmental organisations (NGOs), development organisations, and governments who want to provide training to improve people's basic knowledge and understanding of the mobile internet. ...

Global School Feeding Sourcebook: Lessons from 14 Countries
June 15, 2016

Global School Feeding Sourcebook: Lessons from 14 Countries

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"The Sourcebook documents and analyzes a range of government-led school meals programmes to provide decision-makers and practitioners worldwide with the knowledge, evidence and good practice they need to strengthen their national school feeding ...

Open Data Barometer (ODB) - 3rd Edition
June 10, 2016

Open Data Barometer (ODB) - 3rd Edition

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"When made freely available to everyone via the Web, without charge, in formats that are easy to share, combine and cross-reference, open data is more than a tool to hold governments accountable. It is also a driver of innovation that can improve ...

Open Development: Networked Innovations in International Development
June 8, 2016

Open Development: Networked Innovations in International Development

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"The emergence of open networked models made possible by digital technology has the potential to transform international development." This book from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) explores open network structures that ...

Public Access ICT across Cultures: Diversifying Participation in the Network Society
June 8, 2016

Public Access ICT across Cultures: Diversifying Participation in the Network ...

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"The reports in this book take a fresh look at shared public access to computers and the Internet and provide evidence that the benefits of shared public access go far beyond simply providing affordable access to the infrastructure. Public access ...

Internal Migration: A Manual for Community Radio Stations
June 6, 2016

Internal Migration: A Manual for Community Radio Stations

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"Given the Internal Migration in India Initiative (IMII)'s objective to increase understanding of the issue of internal migration, advocate for policy reform for inclusion of internal migrants in society, and inform migrants about their rights ...

Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: A Journalists' Handbook
May 31, 2016

Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in the Syria Crisis: A Journalists' Handbook

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"The media can amplify Syrian women's voices, counteract myths, and stimulate dialogue and action." - Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director

Planning Communication for Agricultural Disaster Risk Management: A Field Guide
May 30, 2016

Planning Communication for Agricultural Disaster Risk Management: A Field Guide

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), this field guide provides an overview on how to assess rural people's communication needs and how to plan and implement communication for development (ComDev) activities in the context of ...

Maternal Immunisations (MatImms) App
May 27, 2016

Maternal Immunisations (MatImms) App

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"When women were surveyed about what would help them to make an informed decision about taking up the recommended vaccines during their pregnancies, the consensus was that the information given to them was not sufficient and many had suggested ...

Social Media Strategy Development - A Guide to Using Social Media for Public Health Communication
May 27, 2016

Social Media Strategy Development - A Guide to Using Social Media for Public ...

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This guide from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) provides public health organisations, especially those in the European Union (UN), with a practical approach to integrate social media into their overall communication ...

Media and Elections: A Guide for Electoral Practitioners
May 27, 2016

Media and Elections: A Guide for Electoral Practitioners

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"[T]he electorate and political actors have the right to freely discuss political issues and public policies and to express opinions. Voters and candidates rely heavily on access to the media to both impart and receive information. This requires ...

Diverse Families and Media: Using Research to Inspire Design
May 26, 2016

Diverse Families and Media: Using Research to Inspire Design

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"A one-size-fits-all model of product development is all too often the norm in the children's media industry. The implications for equity here are of course, enormous." - Lori Takeuchi

Programming on the Right to Be Heard: A Learning Companion [Revised Edition]
May 26, 2016

Programming on the Right to Be Heard: A Learning Companion [Revised Edition]

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"The Right to Be Heard encompasses many elements, including voice, participation, rights, governance, accountability and transparency..."

Digitally Connected: Global Perspectives on Youth and Digital Media
May 25, 2016

Digitally Connected: Global Perspectives on Youth and Digital Media

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"By making these diverse reflections and youth contributions available to the public, we hope to continue and further stimulate the global conversation about both the challenges and opportunities children and youth face online." - Urs Gasser, ...

Geojournalism.org
May 24, 2016

Geojournalism.org

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"We've gotten to the point where data and the tools for explaining it are in the hands of journalists and communicators around the world. But to transform the global issues of climate change, deforestation, and air pollution into local, ...

How to Reach a Wider Audience for Your Research
May 24, 2016

How to Reach a Wider Audience for Your Research

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"By engaging with audiences, you many enter into conversations that lead to the co-creation of knowledge. This means not just a larger audience and higher metrics for the researchers themselves, but better and more relevant research for ...

Social Norms: GSDRC Professional Development Reading Pack No. 31
May 20, 2016

Social Norms: GSDRC Professional Development Reading Pack No. 31

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"Evidence suggests that when norms are at play, shifting knowledge or individual attitudes is often not enough to shift behaviour." Noting that "[a]ctivists, program planners, and donors have tended to refer loosely to the need to address ...

Materials from Handwashing Think Tanks
May 12, 2016

Materials from Handwashing Think Tanks

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"It is clear that there are opportunities for the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing to continue to share knowledge about what does and does not work in behavior change and to promote advocacy for hygiene at the global and national ...

Advance Family Planning Advocacy Portfolio
May 9, 2016

Advance Family Planning Advocacy Portfolio

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"How do you identify the right moment to advance a critical policy? Or build a coalition of supporters? What is the best way to craft compelling arguments for decisionmakers and deliver them at the most opportune time?" This compendium of best ...

Strategic Communication Framework for Hormonal Contraceptive Methods and Potential HIV-Related Risks
May 9, 2016

Strategic Communication Framework for Hormonal Contraceptive Methods and ...

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Given the World Health Organization (WHO)'s recommendation that women should receive correct and full information to enable an informed choice regarding their method of contraception, the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) ...

Addressing Advanced Maternal Age and High Parity Pregnancies: A Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy Implementation Kit
May 9, 2016

Addressing Advanced Maternal Age and High Parity Pregnancies: A Healthy ...

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Healthy timing and spacing of pregnancy (HTSP) is an approach to family planning (FP) and maternal and child health (MCH) education, counseling, and services to help families have planned pregnancies at the healthiest times of their lives for the ...

Thinking Outside the Separate Space: A Decision-Making Tool for Designing Youth-Friendly Services
May 6, 2016

Thinking Outside the Separate Space: A Decision-Making Tool for Designing ...

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This tool, developed for the international sexual and reproductive health (SRH) community, seeks to advance services tailored to young people's needs by helping programme designers to select and adapt appropriate youth-friendly service (YFS) ...

Quick Investigation of Quality: A User's Guide for Monitoring Quality of Care in Family Planning (2nd Edition)
May 6, 2016

Quick Investigation of Quality: A User's Guide for Monitoring Quality of ...

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This resource offers materials needed to design and implement a practical, low-cost methodology for monitoring quality of care (QoC) in clinic-based family planning (FP) programmes in developing countries. QoC in FP and reproductive health (RH) ...

Immunize Europe Forum
May 4, 2016

Immunize Europe Forum

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"While there are many online platforms available to spread misinformation about vaccines around the world, a platform for sharing what works in promoting immunization, increasing vaccination coverage and disseminating evidence-based information ...

EK duniya anEK awaaz (EDAA) [One World, Many Voices]
May 3, 2016

EK duniya anEK awaaz (EDAA) [One World, Many Voices]

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EK duniya anEK awaaz (EDAA) [One World, Many Voices] is a web-based, free and open audio content and resource exchange platform for community radio (CR) broadcasters in India. It enables CR stations and other content producers to share their ...

Gender Responsive National Communications Toolkit
April 28, 2016

Gender Responsive National Communications Toolkit

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This toolkit from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) was created "to strengthen the capacity of national government staff and assist them in integrating gender equality into the development of National Communications (NCs)." National ...

Gender Mainstreaming in Mitigation and Technology Development and Transfer Interventions: Capacity-Building Package
April 28, 2016

Gender Mainstreaming in Mitigation and Technology Development and Transfer ...

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This Capacity-Building Package from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is written for "policymakers to guide them on how to promote gender equality across all levels of policy and programming in climate change, and to provide them ...

Talking about LARCs with Young Clients
April 28, 2016

Talking about LARCs with Young Clients

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"Talk with a healthcare provider today about choosing the right contraceptive method for you." Developed by the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), these social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) resources are designed to ...

Website for Parents: Vaccines for Your Children
April 27, 2016

Website for Parents: Vaccines for Your Children

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Launched during National Infant Immunization Week (April 16-23 2016) by the United States (US)-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this website offers a variety of resources for parents seeking to learn more about childhood ...

How to Report Scientific Findings
April 27, 2016

How to Report Scientific Findings

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This online resource from SciDev.Net is written as a communication guide for journalists reporting scientific research. It explains how and why to interrogate research findings that might appear in press releases. Stories lacking depth and ...

Community-Led Ebola Action (CLEA) Field Guide for Community Mobilizers
April 25, 2016

Community-Led Ebola Action (CLEA) Field Guide for Community Mobilizers

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"Communities themselves have the power and the agency to halt the spread of Ebola, and their collective actions are the heart of an effective Ebola response." This field guide is a resource book for community mobilisers, field staff, and ...

Evaluating Digital Citizen Engagement: A Practical Guide
April 22, 2016

Evaluating Digital Citizen Engagement: A Practical Guide

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Published by Open Knowledge Repository of The World bank, this guide provides practical steps to assess how digital tools have contributed to citizen engagement and to understand the impact that technology has had on the engagement processes. ...

Health COMpass: Zika Virus
April 21, 2016

Health COMpass: Zika Virus

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This resource-based section of the Health COMpass website, a project of the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), is designed to give users full access to information about the Zika virus, an emerging mosquito-borne virus reported in ...

AIDSFree HIV Testing Services Community of Practice
April 20, 2016

AIDSFree HIV Testing Services Community of Practice

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The AIDSFree HIV Testing Services (HTS) Community of Practice is an electronic information sharing tool to help achieve the HIV testing target set out by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)'s 90-90-90 strategy to help end the ...

Fulfilling a Promise: Ensuring Immunization for All in Africa
April 19, 2016

Fulfilling a Promise: Ensuring Immunization for All in Africa

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"Ensuring that children are able to live healthy lives and maximize their full potential depends on governments and their partners – local, national and international – closing funding gaps, increasing country ownership and ensuring financial ...

Malaria Diagnosis and Treatment: A Starter Kit to Develop Interventions in Endemic Countries
April 18, 2016

Malaria Diagnosis and Treatment: A Starter Kit to Develop Interventions in ...

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"Please also share with others, so that we can continue to build a body of knowledge in how best to support patients and health workers in providing high quality health care in malaria endemic countries." The ACT Consortium, an international ...

Answering Key Questions on Malaria
April 15, 2016

Answering Key Questions on Malaria

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"Effective health care interventions include technical, social, political and economic considerations." This resource provides a lay person's summary of 25 research studies in 10 countries in Africa and Asia conducted from 2007-2015 by the ACT ...

Global Agreements, Grassroots Advocacy - Youth and Governance in Post 2015 World: A Toolkit for Young People Who Want to Make Sure Their Voice is Heard
April 8, 2016

Global Agreements, Grassroots Advocacy - Youth and Governance in Post 2015 ...

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This toolkit is designed for young people and members of youth organisations who are passionate about having honest and responsive governments, who believe that young people must be involved in decision-making that affects them, and who are ...

Immunization in Practice: A Practical Guide for Health Staff
April 7, 2016

Immunization in Practice: A Practical Guide for Health Staff

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Building on the previous edition (2004) of Immunization in Practice (IIP), which has been translated and used throughout the world, this 2015 update of the World Health Organization (WHO)'s practical information guide is meant to support the work ...

Don't Hesitate: Talking to Your Vaccine-Hesitant Loved Ones with Compassion and Confidence
April 7, 2016

Don't Hesitate: Talking to Your Vaccine-Hesitant Loved Ones with Compassion ...

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"We hope to help you start a conversation about immunization with vaccine-hesitant parents in a manner that will maintain and even enrich your relationships." This resource from the parent-driven organisation Voices for Vaccines draws on social ...

Promising Programmatic Approaches for Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health (AYSRH)
April 6, 2016

Promising Programmatic Approaches for Adolescent and Youth Sexual and ...

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"Programs must actively engage girls and women, boys and men, parents and in-laws, partners and spouses, extended family, religious leaders, educators, and the community to question the cultural roles and expectations that contribute to negative ...

Zika: Radio Information Spots
April 1, 2016

Zika: Radio Information Spots

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"The power of radio, its proximity to the population and its ease of access, provide a unique opportunity to reach the largest number of people in the shortest possible time to effectively disseminate prevention messages during sanitary crises ...

Gender and Social and Behavior Change Communication Implementation Kit
March 31, 2016

Gender and Social and Behavior Change Communication Implementation Kit

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"By integrating gender into your SBCC strategy, you can make health messages more effective, stimulate equity in gender roles, and improve health outcomes. Since the roles and power relations between men and women affect how an activity is ...

ACT Consortium Guidance: Qualitative Methods for International Health Intervention Research
March 29, 2016

ACT Consortium Guidance: Qualitative Methods for International Health ...

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Social scientists from the ACT Consortium released this compendium of guidance notes and templates to help international health researchers design, set up, run, analyse and monitor qualitative research in their studies. This is a compendium of ...

tOPV to bOPV SWITCH: WHO Communication Resources
March 29, 2016

tOPV to bOPV SWITCH: WHO Communication Resources

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Objective 2 of the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018 (see Related Summaries, below) calls for a transition in the vaccines used to eradicate polio and requires the removal of all oral polio vaccines (OPVs) in the long term. ...

A Global Communication Strategy Guide for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health
March 24, 2016

A Global Communication Strategy Guide for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health

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The Global Communication Strategy Development Guide for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Programs is a step-by-step planner to assist maternal, newborn, and child health programme planners, managers, and implementers in designing, implementing, ...

Vaccine Hesitancy: A Vade Mecum v1.0
March 21, 2016

Vaccine Hesitancy: A Vade Mecum v1.0

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Noting that vaccine hesitancy has been a constant and steady threat to immunisation programmes since their inception and that there is no quick and easy fix, this reference guide from the journal Vaccine draws upon existing evidence to propose ...

AIDSFree Prevention Update
March 18, 2016

AIDSFree Prevention Update

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The Prevention Update is an online library that provides a sample of summaries and abstracts of recent published articles - some available as free, open source documents and others available by purchase or subscription only - on global HIV ...

Health Education Materials for the Workplace
March 17, 2016

Health Education Materials for the Workplace

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"These educational materials offer a tool to reinforce the efforts of workplace doctors, nurses, and occupational health staff to disseminate health knowledge to workers and promote good health practices. Making health information easily ...

StopCholera Toolkit
March 16, 2016

StopCholera Toolkit

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The StopCholera Toolkit is a package of technical documents to support the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the use of oral cholera vaccine (OCV). Created by the Delivering Oral Cholera Vaccine (DOVE) Project, the toolkit is meant to ...

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