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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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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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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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Love9 TV and Radio Toolkit about Sexual and Reproductive Health for NGOs and ...

Love9 TV and Radio Toolkit about Sexual and Reproductive Health for NGOs and Health Workers in Cambodia
"Research indicates that mass media campaigns increase knowledge, skills and awareness of sexual and reproductive health issues, yet are most effective when combined with other complementary activities, including peer led interventions and ...
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Sex Workers and Sex Work in South Africa: A Guide for Journalists and Writers

Sex Workers and Sex Work in South Africa: A Guide for Journalists and Writers
This guide was produced to help journalists and writers to report on sex work in South Africa in a respectful and sensitive way. It sets out basic facts about the sex work industry and contains sections on appropriate terminology, use of images, ...
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Assessing Information and Communication Needs: A Quick and Easy Guide for ...

Assessing Information and Communication Needs: A Quick and Easy Guide for Those Working in Humanitarian Response
This guide, developed by Communicating with Disaster-Affected Communities (CDAC) Network Member agencies in collaboration with the Assessment Capacities Project (ACAPS), contains "common tools to assess information and communication needs of ...
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GeoChat

GeoChat
GeoChat is a collaboration tool that allows users to chat, report, and get alerts on their phone. "GeoChat is a[n]...open source group communications technology that lets team members interact to maintain shared geospatial awareness of who is ...
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Verboice

Verboice
Verboice is a free and open-source tool for creating and running projects that interact via voice, allowing users to listen and record messages in their own language and dialect or answer questions with a phone keypad.
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HIV Evidence

HIV Evidence
This group of materials from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs is centred around an evidence database (See related summary below) on ...
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Save the Children: Community Health Worker Training

Save the Children: Community Health Worker Training
This 22-minute-long video-based training resource was created for Save the Children's Community Based Distributors (CBDs) and Community Health Workers (CHWs) in South Sudan in an effort to build capacity to properly fill out treatment registers ...
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Learning from Smallpox: How to Eradicate a Disease

Learning from Smallpox: How to Eradicate a Disease
This TED-Ed lesson includes a focus on disease eradication efforts, such as smallpox ("the first and only human disease to be permanently eliminated [in 1980, after decades of global efforts, including household visits]") and polio, which, ...
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How to Conduct Qualitative Formative Research

How to Conduct Qualitative Formative Research
"Formative research is an activity conducted at the beginning of the SBCC [social and behaviour change communication] project design process. It is used to gain insight into the health issue or behavior the project intends to address; relevant ...
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World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) Webinars on Ebola

World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) Webinars on Ebola
The World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) organised free webinars on Ebola/Infectious diseases in March 2015, which are now available online. They seek to raise journalist's awareness about the current situation and the longer-term ...
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Vaccine Safety Events: Managing the Communications Response

Vaccine Safety Events: Managing the Communications Response
"The ease with which information can be disseminated now means that negative comments about vaccines can go 'viral' on the internet without balanced professional input. As a result, the media have found rich pickings in vaccine safety issues.
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Mid-Level Management Course for EPI Managers

Mid-Level Management Course for EPI Managers
"Effective communication helps to mobilize resources for the immunisation programme and encourages other actors and organisations from various sectors and the community to participate in immunisation activities." From the World Health ...
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A Journalist's Toolkit: Reporting on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

A Journalist's Toolkit: Reporting on the Post-2015 Development Agenda
This toolkit is intended for journalists who are covering, or would like to cover, stories relating to sustainable development and the design and implementation proposed for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and related framework of ...
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Refresher Training for Frontline Health Workers in Expanded Program of ...

Refresher Training for Frontline Health Workers in Expanded Program of Immunization (EPI): Facilitator's Guide
This practical guide on training facilitators to communicate about immunisation emerged from a collaborative in-service training session, held in January 2005 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. That training was part of an initiative developed by the ...
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Designing Communication Strategies that Work: Implementing the SIM Process

Designing Communication Strategies that Work: Implementing the SIM Process
"These guidelines are meant to provide health communication experts with direction in developing a communication strategy for their projects."
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Module 10: Communicating with Parents and Involving Communities

Module 10: Communicating with Parents and Involving Communities
"Health workers not only give messages to parents but also receive messages from them. In both cases, communication takes place only when the messages are understood." Part of the World Health Organization (WHO)'s Immunization in Practice - ...
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ZMQ's FreedomTB: An Active Compliance System to Combat Tuberculosis

ZMQ's FreedomTB: An Active Compliance System to Combat Tuberculosis
This tool from ZMQ's FreedomTB initiative is designed using a "fully-technology linked" development model that informs the tool design of a mobile phone app, the Active Compliance System, used to combat tuberculosis (TB).  This tool, being ...
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Increasing Immunization Coverage at the Health Facility Level

Increasing Immunization Coverage at the Health Facility Level
The aim of this guide is to help health workers use their own data to identify problems and causes of low immunisation coverage and to plan solutions to increase immunisation coverage. Jointly produced by the Expanded Programme on Immunization ...
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Immunization in Practice Module 7: Partnering with Communities

Immunization in Practice Module 7: Partnering with Communities
"Partnering with communities for immunization refers to supportive, coordinated action that can be taken by health workers and community members towards achieving their shared goal of providing accessible, reliable and friendly services that are ...
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EU-UNICEF Child Rights Toolkit: Integrating Child Rights in Development ...

EU-UNICEF Child Rights Toolkit: Integrating Child Rights in Development Cooperation
"By providing practical guidance on how to take a rights-based, child-focused approach, this toolkit aims to ensure that children's rights as well as initiatives to promote the well-being of all children can be effectively integrated and applied ...
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Gender and Inclusion Toolbox: Participatory Research in Climate Change and ...

Gender and Inclusion Toolbox: Participatory Research in Climate Change and Agriculture
This toolbox contains a range of gender-sensitive and socially inclusive participatory action research tools which are designed to support data gathering that will help integrate gender and social perspectives in climate research and programme ...
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Scaling Up Health Workforce Education and Training: Guide for Applying the ...

Scaling Up Health Workforce Education and Training: Guide for Applying the Bottlenecks and Best Buys Approach
"To achieve universal health coverage and better health outcomes, the world needs more health workers...Educating and training an ample supply of new health workers, though, is hindered by a limited number of schools and the scarcity of resources ...
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Global Efforts to Eradicate Polio: Backgrounder

Global Efforts to Eradicate Polio: Backgrounder
This webpage from the Council on Foreign Relations serves as a resource for communication practitioners and others seeking to understand - and access resources about - the global effort to eradicate polio. Clicking on each of the subheadings in ...
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eLearning Series on Evidence-based Malaria Social & Behavior Change ...

eLearning Series on Evidence-based Malaria Social & Behavior Change Communication: From Theory to Program Evaluation
Offered by the NetWorks Project, this online training series is designed to strengthen capacity on how to use evidence and data to create strong social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) programmes for malaria prevention and control. The ...
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Manual de los Derechos del Niño: Integración de los derechos del niño en la ...

Manual de los Derechos del Niño: Integración de los derechos del niño en la cooperación para el desarrollo
Esta herramienta busca aportar al fortalecimiento de las capacidades de quienes trabajan en el campo del desarrollo, y fomentar la plena integración de los derechos de las niñas, niños y adolescentes en todas las fases de la cooperación al ...
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Internet Segura: Redes sociales sin discriminación

Internet Segura: Redes sociales sin discriminación
En la actualidad, los niños y las niñas pasan mucho tiempo frente a diversas pantallas navegando por Internet.  Esta exploración generalmente la realizan en soledad, lo que acarrea más de un peligro si no se los orienta en el uso responsable ...
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Positive Deviance Postcast

Positive Deviance Postcast
"They are deviant because their actions are not the norm and they lead to positive outcomes, clinically and relationally."
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Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action (Fin de la ...

Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action (Fin de la Violencia contra la Niñez: Seis Estrategias para la Acción)
Este informe tiene como fin conectar a los tomadores de decisiones y actores relevantes, con estrategias para prevenir y responder a la violencia contra los niños y niñas.
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Vaccine-Preventable Outbreaks [Interactive Map]

Vaccine-Preventable Outbreaks [Interactive Map]
"The engagement of new actors in global health - from philanthropic foundations to NGOs [non-governmental organisations] to multinational corporations - has created opportunities for partnership but also challenges of coordination and policy ...
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SBCC Implementation Kit (I-Kit) to Support Faith-Based Organization ...

SBCC Implementation Kit (I-Kit) to Support Faith-Based Organization Breastfeeding Interventions
"This I-Kit introduces users to the building blocks for a social and behavior change communication (SBCC) strategy for breastfeeding. It links the SBCC strategy development to faith-based organizations (FBOs) assets such as religious leaders and ...
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New Communication Strategies for Preventing Misinformation

New Communication Strategies for Preventing Misinformation
"...although two-way communication is listed as a strength of social media, this can also be used negatively to further perpetuate misinformation..."
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Reporting Atrocities: A Toolbox for Journalists Covering Violent Conflict ...

Reporting Atrocities: A Toolbox for Journalists Covering Violent Conflict and Atrocities
Produced as part of Internews' Project on Conflict and Media during 2012-2014, this toolbox for journalists "uses the principles of conflict-sensitive journalism (CSJ) to teach reporters how to cover even the most senseless acts of cruelty ...
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International Media Assistance: Experiences and Prospects - Global Media ...

International Media Assistance: Experiences and Prospects - Global Media Journal: German Edition
This edition of Global Media Journal entitled: International Media Assistance: Experiences and Prospects (available in German and in English) focuses on international aid to the media sector in developing countries, describing, defining, and ...
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Core Competencies in Adolescent Health and Development for Primary Care ...

Core Competencies in Adolescent Health and Development for Primary Care Providers
"At the heart of every health system, the workforce is central to improving health. A wide range of professionals are involved in health care for adolescents at the primary and referral levels, and progress towards universal health coverage for ...
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Inside Story - Film and Discussion Guide

Inside Story - Film and Discussion Guide
Inside Story is a 98-minute African film that tells the story of the science of HIV transmission by combining the story of a rising soccer star with an animated journey of HIV infection through the human body.
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Post-2015 Toolkit: Make Ending Child, Early and Forced Marriage a Global ...

Post-2015 Toolkit: Make Ending Child, Early and Forced Marriage a Global Priority
From Girls Not Brides, a partnership of over 400 organisations from more than 60 countries around the world, this resource is designed to support the work of advocates who are in a position to "engage in a process that will likely drive ...
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More or Less Equal: How Digital Platforms Can Help Advance Communication Rights

More or Less Equal: How Digital Platforms Can Help Advance Communication Rights
"The concept of citizen journalism has radically altered traditional news and information flows, encouraging greater interaction and interdependence. What challenges does this development pose for societies worldwide? What ethical questions does ...
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A Practical Guide to Conducting a Barrier Analysis

A Practical Guide to Conducting a Barrier Analysis
"Trainees will be able to effectively plan and implement a Barrier Analysis survey and use the results to inform their behavior change strategy."
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Social and Behavior Change for Family Planning: How to Develop Behavior ...

Social and Behavior Change for Family Planning: How to Develop Behavior Change Strategies for Integrating Family Planning into Maternal and Child Health Programs
"One way to get started [adding family planning to maternal and child health programmes] is through social and behavior change [BC]. That means learning about the community’s family planning knowledge, attitudes and practices, and then creating ...
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Illustrative Communication Strategy for Prevention and Control of Malaria ...

Illustrative Communication Strategy for Prevention and Control of Malaria during Pregnancy
Grounded in the belief that effective communication is the basis of malaria-related behaviour change for all stakeholders - women, their families, community leaders, programme managers, and health care providers - this communication strategy ...
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Roll Back Malaria Communication Community of Practice Working Paper: ...

Roll Back Malaria Communication Community of Practice Working Paper: Checklist for Reporting on Malaria Communication Evaluations
"Good-quality reporting is all the more crucial as malaria control efforts seek to keep up with shifts in epidemiology and communication technologies. Well-written reports can lead to a better understanding of 'what works' in different contexts ...
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Malaria: The Battle against a Microscopic Killer

Malaria: The Battle against a Microscopic Killer
This interactive, "intelligent" comic book explores the ongoing battle with the parasite that causes malaria, by going inside the labs and the clinics where scientists are working to put an end to the disease. It is designed to serve as an ...
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Child Rights Education Toolkit: Rooting Child Rights in Early Childhood ...

Child Rights Education Toolkit: Rooting Child Rights in Early Childhood Education, Primary and Secondary Schools
"As you read through this Toolkit, think about how you can share and promote an understanding of the child rights approach with others and how you can apply it to your activities and programming."
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