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What Drives Behavior? Key Factors for Handwashing in Bangladesh
February 4, 2016

What Drives Behavior? Key Factors for Handwashing in Bangladesh

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"What behavior will you promote? What key factors will you address to motivate people?"

Definition and Key Messages to Support Advocacy and Action for Communication with Communities
February 3, 2016

Definition and Key Messages to Support Advocacy and Action for Communication ...

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"In the context of humanitarian action Communication with Communities, which is sometimes abbreviated to CwC, refers to activities where the exchange of information is used to save lives, mitigate risk, enable greater accountability and shape the ...

Community Video for Nutrition Guide
February 2, 2016

Community Video for Nutrition Guide

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"SPRING and DG see this community-led video approach, with videos created by the community for the community, as a revolutionary tool for nutrition and health behavior change which blends innovative, low-cost, accessible technology with the ...

Training Resource Package for Family Planning (TRP)
February 1, 2016

Training Resource Package for Family Planning (TRP)

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This website offers curriculum components and tools for trainers to design, implement, and evaluate family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) training. The TRP provides organisations with what are meant to be user-friendly resources and ...

AIDSFree Guidance Database
January 28, 2016

AIDSFree Guidance Database

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The AIDSFree Guidance Database brings together national HIV testing and treatment guidance from many priority countries around the world. This interactive database can be used to prepare guideline revisions for specific countries, conduct ...

Dads Can Do That! Strategies to Involve Fathers in Child Feeding
January 27, 2016

Dads Can Do That! Strategies to Involve Fathers in Child Feeding

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"Several recent projects have implemented innovative methods to reach fathers in culturally appropriate ways that both respect and challenge traditional gender roles. Initial results suggest that fathers' potential contributions to child health ...

Participatory Video and the Most Significant Change: A Guide for Facilitators
January 15, 2016

Participatory Video and the Most Significant Change: A Guide for Facilitators

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This toolkit is designed to support users in planning and carrying out evaluations using Participatory Video (PV) with the Most Significant Change (MSC) technique (PVMSC). According to the guide, this is "a participatory approach to monitoring, ...

Reporting Development: A Guide for African Journalists
January 11, 2016

Reporting Development: A Guide for African Journalists

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Produced by the European Journalism Centre, this guide was produced to act as a key and timely resource for reporting on development issues across Africa.

Connected Women : Mobile Skills Toolkit 2015
January 6, 2016

Connected Women : Mobile Skills Toolkit 2015

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“The ability to use a mobile phone and its non-voice and core functions – has been identified as a barrier to women’s awareness and usage of mobile services across low- and middle-income countries.” The Groupe Speciale Mobile Association ...

Let's Talk about Protection: Enhancing Childhood Vaccination Uptake
January 6, 2016

Let's Talk about Protection: Enhancing Childhood Vaccination Uptake

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The focus of this action is on identifying ways to help health care providers (HCPs) communicate in ways that encourage parents to want and get their children protected by vaccination as a desired behavioural goal and outcome, particularly those ...

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."

RAPID Outcome Mapping Approach (ROMA): A Guide to Policy Engagement and Influence
January 4, 2016

RAPID Outcome Mapping Approach (ROMA): A Guide to Policy Engagement and ...

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"Policy processes can be highly political, sometimes involving dense networks of actors and coalitions with competing values and interests. Engaging with policy in these types of environment requires a collaborative approach, and ROMA has been ...

Climate Governance in Africa: A Handbook for Journalists
December 21, 2015

Climate Governance in Africa: A Handbook for Journalists

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Published by Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa, this handbook offers insights and knowledge about climate governance issues affecting the African continent. It was produced to provide a quick reference for journalists on what are often complex ...

Digital Health in Demand Generation Toolkit
December 15, 2015

Digital Health in Demand Generation Toolkit

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"In addition to the local buy-in and collaboration established before project initiation, it is important that individuals from or familiar with the community and local context are a part of your team; involved in the design, development, ...

Digital Health RMNCH Toolkit
December 15, 2015

Digital Health RMNCH Toolkit

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"Digital health is versatile and can be used to help assess and prime the market [for commodities]; it is also a feasible way to reach traditionally underserved populations (e.g., hard to reach, marginalized)."

The Saturation+ Handbook: How to Design and Run Mass Media Campaigns
November 16, 2015

The Saturation+ Handbook: How to Design and Run Mass Media Campaigns

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"Intensity is key to any commercial advertising strategy, and yet it has been an underrated element of public health campaigning. Evidence suggests that achieving high exposure to messages is correlated with impact on behaviors..."

Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA): Field Manual
November 10, 2015

Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA): Field Manual

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The Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA) approach is inspired by the belief that smallholder farmers are key to food security in sub-Saharan Africa, where two-thirds of the population depend on small-scale, rain-fed ...

Polio Outbreak Simulation Exercise: How to Test National Preparedness Plans Using the POSE Model
November 9, 2015

Polio Outbreak Simulation Exercise: How to Test National Preparedness Plans ...

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"This simulation exercise is primarily designed for health organizations to run as a discussion-based simulation exercise over one day. The exercise is intended to be facilitated by emergency planners with specialist assistance as required. ...

Media Briefs on Ending Child Marriage in Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Zambia
November 5, 2015

Media Briefs on Ending Child Marriage in Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and ...

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Published by Panos Institute Southern Africa (PSAf), this series of Media Briefs for Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Zambia was produced to provide the media with information about child marriage. As stated in the guides, "Child marriage is a ...

The Urban Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Social and Behavior Change Communications Implementation Kit
November 4, 2015

The Urban Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Social and Behavior ...

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The Urban Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Social and Behavior Change Communications (SBCC) Implementation Kit provides a selection of Essential Elements and tools to guide the creation, or strengthening, of SRH social and SBCC ...

Integrating Family Planning and Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Services
November 2, 2015

Integrating Family Planning and Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Services

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This  cumulative resource, open to reader contributions, is intended for those who are integrating family planning with maternal, newborn, and child health services throughout the life cycle. The website includes sections entitled: Overview ...

Supporting Women Farmers in a Changing Climate: Five Policy Lessons
October 27, 2015

Supporting Women Farmers in a Changing Climate: Five Policy Lessons

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"Policies, institutions and services to help farmers develop new approaches to deal with climate change will need to produce results for women farmers as well as men."

Comunicación para el Desarrollo: Una Guía Práctica
October 9, 2015

Comunicación para el Desarrollo: Una Guía Práctica

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This manual, produced in Spanish, "Comunicación para el Desarrollo: Una Guía Práctica (Communication for Development - A Practical Guide)" reaffirms the importance of communication to support development processes and social change in Latin ...

A National Evaluation Framework: Preventing Violence against Women and Girls through Male Engagement
October 8, 2015

A National Evaluation Framework: Preventing Violence against Women and Girls ...

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This national evaluation framework (NEF) is created "to provide guidance for organizations seeking to clarify intended impacts and outcomes resulting from gender-based violence [GBV] prevention programming."

Your StoryTeller
October 6, 2015

Your StoryTeller

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Your StoryTeller is an initiative to create a story collection designed to extend the reach of community radio (CR) stations through interactive "Animated Audio-Visual Storytelling" on tuberculosis (TB) awareness and treatment. It is a project of ...

Introducing Rubella Vaccine into National Immunization Programmes
October 6, 2015

Introducing Rubella Vaccine into National Immunization Programmes

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"A communication plan should be developed prior to the introduction of any new vaccine and the introduction of RCV is no exception." This document is designed for national immunisation programme managers and immunisation partners involved in ...

Glocal Times No 22/23
October 2, 2015

Glocal Times No 22/23

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Glocal Times (GT), the web magazine published by Malmö University's Master's program in Communication for Development in Sweden, is celebrating ten years of publication. This anniversary double issue gathers the thinking of academics, ...

SDG ICT Playbook: From Innovation to Impact
September 29, 2015

SDG ICT Playbook: From Innovation to Impact

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"Used well, technology can help us realize the SDGs [Sustainable Development Goals] for our collective benefit. Nonprofit organizations are often at the forefront of addressing the SDGs. But for many nonprofits, understanding which technologies ...

Making the Media Work for You: A Guide for Civil Society Organisations
September 25, 2015

Making the Media Work for You: A Guide for Civil Society Organisations

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Intended for civil society organisation (CSO) communicators, this European Journalism Centre (EJC) resource provides practical, cost-effective strategies for organisations that seek to raise and maintain their visibility and impact both in the ...

TechNet Resource Library (TRL)
September 21, 2015

TechNet Resource Library (TRL)

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The TechNet Resource Library (TRL) is an online repository of journal articles, documents, tools, videos, websites, and other immunisation resources.

Family Planning in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Achievements of 50 Years
September 8, 2015

Family Planning in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Achievements of 50 Years

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This report - and its accompanying case studies on Colombia, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Paraguay -  constitute a resource examining "the 50-year period starting in the mid-1960s that ...

Postnatal Care for Mothers and Newborns Highlights from the World Health Organization 2013 Guidelines
September 7, 2015

Postnatal Care for Mothers and Newborns Highlights from the World Health ...

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This brief presents best practices and changes highlighted in the WHO Recommendations on Postnatal Care of the Mother and Newborn [PDF], October 2013.

Community-Led Total Sanitation Knowledge Hub
September 3, 2015

Community-Led Total Sanitation Knowledge Hub

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The Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) Knowledge Hub at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) aims to support CLTS to go to scale sustainably and with quality. It does so through action learning and research, networking and communications ...

Documenting Vaccine Introductions: A Guide for Developing Case Studies and Human Interest Stories
August 31, 2015

Documenting Vaccine Introductions: A Guide for Developing Case Studies and ...

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"During each vaccine introduction, national immunization programs learn valuable lessons about what works and what doesn't work. Unfortunately, in the resource-scare world of global public health, documentation of programs and strategies is often ...

Knowledge Management for Health and Development Toolkit
August 28, 2015

Knowledge Management for Health and Development Toolkit

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"Knowledge management (KM) is an umbrella term encompassing the many unique but related facets of creating, organizing, sharing, and using information and experiences." From the K4Health Toolkits website, this resource offers definitions of KM, ...

A Good Start: Advances in Early Childhood Development
July 29, 2015

A Good Start: Advances in Early Childhood Development

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"Nearly 50 years ago, in 1966, the Bernard van Leer Foundation funded its first major project aimed at enhancing the development of young children: the Project for Early Childhood Education (PECE), which was initiated in Jamaica. (Bernard van ...

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, ...

I-Kit for Ebola Preparedness
July 23, 2015

I-Kit for Ebola Preparedness

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This Ebola Communication Preparedness Implementation Kit (I-Kit) is designed to provide national and local stakeholders, as well as programme managers, with "key considerations and a roadmap for instituting and implementing critical, relevant, ...

Directorate General of Family Planning Bangladesh Digital Archive of SBCC Materials
July 21, 2015

Directorate General of Family Planning Bangladesh Digital Archive of SBCC ...

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This social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) digital library of both print and audio-visual materials was developed by the Information, Education, and Motivation (IEM) Unit of the Directorate General of Family Planning (DGFP) of ...

The Story of Ebola
July 21, 2015

The Story of Ebola

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"This animation - produced in collaboration with International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, UNICEF, and Yoni Goodman - brings to life key messages that help people see and understand how Ebola spreads and how to protect ...

The Roadmap for Health Measurement and Accountability
July 20, 2015

The Roadmap for Health Measurement and Accountability

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Authored by the Common Road Map Steering Committee of MA4Health, this document  "articulates a shared strategic approach to support effective measurement and accountability systems for a country’s health programs." The Roadmap outlines ...

Every Last Child
July 17, 2015

Every Last Child

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Advocacy for Immunisation Website
July 17, 2015

Advocacy for Immunisation Website

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"Advocacy is defined as: A strategic effort to achieve change by creating political commitment and an 'enabling' environment. In immunisation, this means, for example, ensuring decision makers have the information and evidence to make good ...

Practical Guide for the Design, Use and Promotion of Home-Based Records in Immunization Programmes
July 10, 2015

Practical Guide for the Design, Use and Promotion of Home-Based Records in ...

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"Home-based vaccination records play an important role in documenting immunization services received by individuals, yet current evidence suggests these tools are too often underutilized. Furthermore, home-based records currently vary in ...

Steps to Engaging Young Children in Research Volume 2: The Researcher Toolkit
June 19, 2015

Steps to Engaging Young Children in Research Volume 2: The Researcher Toolkit

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This guide, Steps to Engaging Children in Research: The Researcher Toolkit and Methods in Context, complements the first volume of this pair: Steps to Engaging Young Children in Research Volume 1: The Guide [See related summaries below]. The ...

Steps to Engaging Young Children in Research Volume 1: The Guide
June 19, 2015

Steps to Engaging Young Children in Research Volume 1: The Guide

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"The Researcher Toolkit and Researcher Resource have been developed to support researchers to include young children in research; particularly children aged 5-8 years of age."

Digital Media Project for Children
June 9, 2015

Digital Media Project for Children

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This blog-style website brings together research, observation, and commentary from the Digital Media Partnership (DMP) that focuses on early learning and digital media, especially e-books. "This project is concerned with understanding the social, ...

Checkpoints for Choice: An Orientation and Resource Package
June 8, 2015

Checkpoints for Choice: An Orientation and Resource Package

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"How can stakeholders ensure that family planning programs are designed, implemented, and monitored in a way that respects, protects, and fulfills human rights and puts clients’ needs and preferences at the forefront?"

ProPAN: Process for the Promotion of Child Feeding - Field Manual
June 5, 2015

ProPAN: Process for the Promotion of Child Feeding - Field Manual

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ProPAN is a tool to design, implement, and evaluate interventions and programmes to improve infant and young child diet and feeding, updated to ProPAN 2.0. It includes 1) this field manual with step-by-step guidelines on how to apply quantitative ...

Post 2015 Hygiene Advocacy Toolkit
June 4, 2015

Post 2015 Hygiene Advocacy Toolkit

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This hygiene advocacy toolkit is an evidence-based resource that outlines why hygiene must be a priority in the Post-2015 sustainable development agenda and goals, now referred to as the Global Goals. It was developed by the Global Public-Private ...

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