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Global Health Research in an Unequal World: Ethics Case Studies from Africa
April 4, 2018

Global Health Research in an Unequal World: Ethics Case Studies from Africa

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This workbook is a collection of fictionalised case studies of everyday ethical dilemmas and challenges that are encountered in the process of conducting global health research in places where the effects of global, political, and economic ...

Social Mobilization for Polio and other Supplementary Immunization Activities in Somalia
April 3, 2018

Social Mobilization for Polio and other Supplementary Immunization ...

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"The systematic, step by step approach outlined here will help social mobilizers to work effectively and achieve their objectives: To inform, educate and encourage parents, carers and other stakeholders to better understand, seek and take up ...

Conducting a Situational Analysis and Engaging Stakeholders on Home-based Record Availability and Use
March 21, 2018

Conducting a Situational Analysis and Engaging Stakeholders on Home-based ...

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Home-based records (HBRs), or child immunisation cards, are a data collection and monitoring tool serving multiple purposes for the caregiver, health worker (HW), and health system. Research has found that the HBR is often underutilised or ...

CIOMS Guide to Vaccine Safety Communication
March 20, 2018

CIOMS Guide to Vaccine Safety Communication

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This guide from the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) provides an overview of strategic communication issues faced by medicines regulators, those responsible for vaccination policies and programmes, and other ...

Vaccine Safety Communication: Guide for Immunization Programme Managers and National Regulatory Authorities
March 20, 2018

Vaccine Safety Communication: Guide for Immunization Programme Managers and ...

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"It is paramount that all programme managers, regulatory personnel and health-care providers - who are frontline communicators in their communities - are knowledgeable about all aspects of management and response to vaccine safety issues and know ...

Missed Opportunities for Vaccination (MOV) Strategy Resource Guides
March 19, 2018

Missed Opportunities for Vaccination (MOV) Strategy Resource Guides

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"When health workers and local communities take ownership and responsibility for reducing missed opportunities, the impact on the number of children vaccinated is augmented." A missed opportunity for vaccination (MOV) refers to any contact with ...

Zika Virus and Emerging Mosquito-Borne Diseases: The European Emergency Risk Communication Challenge
March 12, 2018

Zika Virus and Emerging Mosquito-Borne Diseases: The European Emergency Risk ...

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This manual and the associated app are designed to assist public health authorities in the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region communicate in response to possible outbreaks of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases (MBDs). ...

Principles for Effective Communication and Public Engagement on Climate Change
March 7, 2018

Principles for Effective Communication and Public Engagement on Climate Change

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"The more social sciences can be integrated into assessments of the causes and consequences of climate change, the better - because one of the biggest uncertainties in any climate model is human behaviour. To properly understand how the climate ...

How to Partner for Development Research
March 6, 2018

How to Partner for Development Research

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"In this Guide we intentionally value the practice of collaboration to carry out research. As described within this Guide, this way of working provides the greatest potential to create real changes in the contexts where NGOs work, generate ...

Digital Play for Global Citizens
March 5, 2018

Digital Play for Global Citizens

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"When young people have opportunities to explore otherness in a guided way, with a teacher or a mentor who models a respectful curiosity, they learn not only the value of being macro-minded, but also, they come to see the Internet as a portal to ...

Communications Monitoring, Evaluating and Learning Toolkit
March 2, 2018

Communications Monitoring, Evaluating and Learning Toolkit

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"MEL is important to ensure that your communications are strategic, helping you to understand and learn from what works, what doesn't, when and for whom. It is also an important tool for accountability..." This toolkit provides a framework to ...

Communicating with Communities: A Practical Guide from the UNHCR Innovation Service
March 2, 2018

Communicating with Communities: A Practical Guide from the UNHCR Innovation ...

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"Communicating with communities is not an option. Listening and talking to communities is a fundamental part of humanitarian response..." This short guide consolidates the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Innovation ...

Tipping Point Social Norms Innovations Series
March 1, 2018

Tipping Point Social Norms Innovations Series

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"People do not exist as islands; they make up a social system that is interdependent and built on tacit conventions of behavior....So then, how does one engage with social environments to shift what is considered 'normal'?"

World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development: Global Report 2017/2018
February 28, 2018

World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development: Global Report ...

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"...we highlight the interdependent objectives of the protection of freedom of expression and the development of an informed public." - Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO This is the second edition of a United Nations Educational, ...

Good Practice Guide: Gender-Transformative HIV Programming
February 27, 2018

Good Practice Guide: Gender-Transformative HIV Programming

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From the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, this guide contains information, strategies, and resources to help practitioners ensure that HIV programming responds to and addresses harmful gender norms, structures, and stereotypes that act as a ...

CORE Group Polio Project (CGPP) Polio Eradication Toolkit
February 22, 2018

CORE Group Polio Project (CGPP) Polio Eradication Toolkit

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This toolkit catalogs many of the materials created and used by each CORE Group Polio Project (CGPP) country: Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, and South Sudan. CGPP is a multi-country, multi-partner initiative providing financial support ...

Every Newborn: An Advocacy Toolkit and Guidance Manual for Ending Preventable Deaths
February 16, 2018

Every Newborn: An Advocacy Toolkit and Guidance Manual for Ending ...

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"You may be acting as a lone crusader or as part of a larger advocacy effort. Either way, you share an objective with all other advocates: to have your story move audiences from apathy to empathy to action." Offered by Every Newborn, this guide ...

Open Broadcaster
February 16, 2018

Open Broadcaster

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"Share your stories with your community, your country, and your world!." Open Broadcaster's mission is to develop and provide products and services for community-focused broadcasters of any size, working in analog or digital environments, around ...

Building Trust, Managing Risk: Vaccine Confidence and Human Papillomavirus Vaccination
February 15, 2018

Building Trust, Managing Risk: Vaccine Confidence and Human Papillomavirus ...

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The Vaccine Confidence Project at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the HPV Prevention and Control Board at the University of Antwerp hosted a symposium on vaccine confidence and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, ...

Health Information System Strengthening: Standards and Best Practices for Data Sources
February 14, 2018

Health Information System Strengthening: Standards and Best Practices for ...

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The purpose of this guide is to help health authorities and health information officers align health information system (HIS) data sources with standards and best practices, to ensure that reliable data produce comparable statistics at all levels ...

Programme Reporting Standards for Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health
February 14, 2018

Programme Reporting Standards for Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, ...

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"A standardized way of reporting on the implementation processes as well as contextual factors throughout the programme would allow for easier synthesis of this information, and facilitate communication between researchers and practitioners." ...

Evaluation and Communication in Practice: Website and e-Guide
February 14, 2018

Evaluation and Communication in Practice: Website and e-Guide

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"Designing evaluation and communication strategies together creates a learning space that enables projects to be clear on their goals and strategies." DECI-2: Developing Evaluation and Communication Capacity in Information Society Research is a ...

Tree of Life - A Workshop Methodology for Children, Young People and Adults
February 13, 2018

Tree of Life - A Workshop Methodology for Children, Young People and Adults

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The Tree of Life is a psychosocial support tool based on narrative practices. The methodology helps avoid re-traumatisation (sometimes called secondary traumatisation) that can be caused by the retelling of the original trauma without the ...

Style Guide for Reporting on Indigenous People
February 13, 2018

Style Guide for Reporting on Indigenous People

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"Media plays a key role in educating the public on Indigenous communities. It could start with describing the communities in a fair, accurate and respectful way." - JHR Indigenous Reporters Program manager Lenny Carpenter Produced in ...

Visualizing Data for Human Rights Advocacy: A Guidebook and Workshop Activity
February 12, 2018

Visualizing Data for Human Rights Advocacy: A Guidebook and Workshop Activity

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"Data visualization can make information more memorable, make it more persuasive, facilitate understanding and ultimately motivate action." The use of data visualisation and other visual features for human rights communication and advocacy is a ...

An ICT Agripreneurship Guide: A Path to Success for Young ACP Entrepreneurs
February 7, 2018

An ICT Agripreneurship Guide: A Path to Success for Young ACP Entrepreneurs

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"Work by CTA - such as the AgriHack Initiative - and others has demonstrated that ICT has a key role to play in supporting and enhancing the performance of economies, including in the agriculture sector. However, young innovators interested in ...

Smart Service Provider's Guide to ICT and Sex Work
February 6, 2018

Smart Service Provider's Guide to ICT and Sex Work

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From the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP), this a resource for service providers who want to better understand how information and communication technologies (ICTs) have impacted sex workers and the prevention of HIV. The guide reviews ...

Preventing Violence against Women in Elections: A Programming Guide
February 6, 2018

Preventing Violence against Women in Elections: A Programming Guide

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"Until recently, lack of data and the stigma attached to gender-based violence in many societies have kept violence against women in elections (VAWE) on the margins of study. Yet it is a barrier to women that exists in every country, with ...

Education about the Holocaust and Preventing Genocide: A Policy Guide
February 6, 2018

Education about the Holocaust and Preventing Genocide: A Policy Guide

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"Understanding how and why the Holocaust occurred can inform broader understandings of mass violence globally, as well as highlight the value of promoting human rights, ethics, and civic engagement that bolsters human solidarity at the local, ...

mHealth Data Security, Privacy, and Confidentiality
February 5, 2018

mHealth Data Security, Privacy, and Confidentiality

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From MEASURE Evaluation, these two documents - (i) mHealth data security, privacy, and confidentiality guidelines and (ii) an accompanying checklist - have been created in response to the recognition that, as healthcare organisations turn to ...

A Field Guide to Qualitative Research for New Vaccine Introduction
February 2, 2018

A Field Guide to Qualitative Research for New Vaccine Introduction

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"Involving key stakeholders and target group members in the research builds the community's sense of participation in the work of the programme. The community will have a greater sense of ownership of the vaccination programme when they feel they ...

A Guide to the Science of Climate Change Communication
February 1, 2018

A Guide to the Science of Climate Change Communication

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This online resource is a workshop with information and practical exercises that are designed to enhance understanding of the science of climate change communication and to give participants confidence to apply this knowledge in practice with ...

Technology to Monitor and Share Information on Rainforests and Forest People's Rights: Primer
January 31, 2018

Technology to Monitor and Share Information on Rainforests and Forest ...

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"Technology is never a magic bullet and rarely a quick fix. No tool can replace the need for strong relationships with communities, based on trust and knowledge of local context." This is an introduction (or primer) for using technology to ...

Facilitator's Guide for Introducing Human-Centered Design
January 29, 2018

Facilitator's Guide for Introducing Human-Centered Design

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This step-by-step guide from Ideo.org is designed to be used by people who have some understanding of human-centred design (HCD) and want to introduce others to this creative approach to problem solving in a hands-on way. The materials in this ...

Radio Production Training Manual
January 29, 2018

Radio Production Training Manual

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"Some of the chief qualities that make a good radio producer are: curiosity, a love of stories, a love of meeting people and talking to them."

Evidence-based Policy Making for Youth Well-being
January 26, 2018

Evidence-based Policy Making for Youth Well-being

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The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) observes that, of the 1.2 billion youth population aged 15-24, close to 90% of these young people live in developing countries. If properly nurtured, they can act as engines for ...

The Field Guide to Human-Centered Design
January 26, 2018

The Field Guide to Human-Centered Design

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"There's no better way to understand the hopes, desires, and aspirations of those you're designing for than by talking with them directly." From the nonprofit design organisation IDEO.org, this resource shares the practice and promise of ...

Académie de l’Artisanat -  Helping Girls in Benin Take Control of their Reproductive Future and Their Financial Life
January 26, 2018

Académie de l’Artisanat - Helping Girls in Benin Take Control of their ...

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“As designers, we do research to get inspired. When we begin a project, we immerse ourselves in the lives of the people we’re designing for.”

Communication, Social Movements, and Collective Action: Special Section, Journal of Communication
January 25, 2018

Communication, Social Movements, and Collective Action: Special Section, ...

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"What actors drive processes of collective action? What are the communication features of their interventions? What type of social change processes do they enhance? What evidence demonstrates the impact of collective action processes? What ...

Integrating GBV in WASH toolkit: Lessons from Yemen
January 24, 2018

Integrating GBV in WASH toolkit: Lessons from Yemen

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"During 2015 - the first year of piloting the GBV in WASH [water, sanitation and hygiene] initiative - IR [Islamic Relief] developed methods, tools and context-specific approaches to prevent GBV [gender-based violence] in WASH. Hence, it gathered ...

Engaging Men and Boys in Family Planning: A Strategic Planning Guide
January 24, 2018

Engaging Men and Boys in Family Planning: A Strategic Planning Guide

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"Consider integrating information sharing and discussions into traditionally male spaces such as agricultural projects or development committees....Consider that men and boys often prefer accessing services through non-clinic and informal ...

Working in Conflict: A Faith Based Toolkit for Islamic Relief
January 23, 2018

Working in Conflict: A Faith Based Toolkit for Islamic Relief

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"This toolkit has been designed to be a practical resource for Islamic Relief staff working in conflict zones and fragile contexts that takes our Islamic faith as a foundation." From the Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) working paper ...

Dapivirine Ring Design Guide - Human-Centered Design Research to Increase Uptake and Use
January 23, 2018

Dapivirine Ring Design Guide - Human-Centered Design Research to Increase ...

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“No one product alone will end the epidemic. To end AIDS, women will need a range of options that meet their needs and fit within the context of their lives.”

National Consultation on Strengthening Community Radio in India: Working Papers and Recommendations
January 19, 2018

National Consultation on Strengthening Community Radio in India: Working ...

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On April 11 and 12 2017, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Chair on Community Media and UNESCO organised the National Consultation on Strengthening Community Radio in India in order to revisit the ...

I Am Malala: A Resource Guide for Educators and A Toolkit for After-School Clubs
January 19, 2018

I Am Malala: A Resource Guide for Educators and A Toolkit for After-School Clubs

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To expand the reach of Malala Yousafzai's memoir, I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban, and spread her message to young activists around the world, the Global Women's Institute (GWI) of the George ...

The Journal of Development Communication
January 16, 2018

The Journal of Development Communication

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The main objective of The Journal of Development Communication, or JDC, is to examine the role of communication in promoting national and regional development in developing countries worldwide. Launched in 1989, the peer-reviewed journal is ...

Rights-Based Family Planning: 15 Resources to Guide Programming
January 12, 2018

Rights-Based Family Planning: 15 Resources to Guide Programming

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Noting the availability of an abundance of resources on rights-based programming for family planning (FP), which vary in purpose, structure, scope, and detail, the Evidence Project compiled this overview of key publications to enable potential ...

Communicating Risk in Public Health Emergencies
January 12, 2018

Communicating Risk in Public Health Emergencies

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Created by the World Health Organization (WHO) Department of Infectious Hazard Management in collaboration with the WHO Department of Communications, the recommendations in this resource provide overarching, evidence-based guidance on how risk ...

Social Theory After the Internet: Media, Technology and Globalization
January 11, 2018

Social Theory After the Internet: Media, Technology and Globalization

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"New technologies-in-use have made a difference to social development, and for this reason the internet and how it has displaced traditional media cannot be dealt with within the silos of disciplinary specialization or empirically investigated ...

Saving Newborn Lives: Champions Toolkit
January 11, 2018

Saving Newborn Lives: Champions Toolkit

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"In order to engage champions strategically, the most important first step is to ensure that work with champions is linked to advancing a particular advocacy objective." This toolkit, now in its second edition, provides practical guidance about ...

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