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

Documenting Vaccine Introductions: A Guide for Developing Case Studies and Human Interest Stories
"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 ...
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Knowledge Management for Health and Development Toolkit

Knowledge Management for Health and Development Toolkit
"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, ...
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A Good Start: Advances in Early Childhood Development

A Good Start: Advances in Early Childhood Development
"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 ...
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Field Guide: Three Star Approach for WASH in Schools

Field Guide: Three Star Approach for WASH in Schools
"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, ...
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I-Kit for Ebola Preparedness

I-Kit for Ebola Preparedness
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, ...
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Directorate General of Family Planning Bangladesh Digital Archive of SBCC ...

Directorate General of Family Planning Bangladesh Digital Archive of SBCC Materials
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 ...
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The Story of Ebola

The Story of Ebola
"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 ...
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The Roadmap for Health Measurement and Accountability

The Roadmap for Health Measurement and Accountability
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 ...
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Advocacy for Immunisation Website

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

Practical Guide for the Design, Use and Promotion of Home-Based Records in Immunization Programmes
"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 ...
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Steps to Engaging Young Children in Research Volume 2: The Researcher Toolkit

Steps to Engaging Young Children in Research Volume 2: The Researcher Toolkit
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 ...
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Steps to Engaging Young Children in Research Volume 1: The Guide

Steps to Engaging Young Children in Research Volume 1: The Guide
"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."
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Digital Media Project for Children

Digital Media Project for Children
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, ...
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Checkpoints for Choice: An Orientation and Resource Package

Checkpoints for Choice: An Orientation and Resource Package
"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?"
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ProPAN: Process for the Promotion of Child Feeding - Field Manual

ProPAN: Process for the Promotion of Child Feeding - Field Manual
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 ...
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Post 2015 Hygiene Advocacy Toolkit

Post 2015 Hygiene Advocacy Toolkit
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 (SDGs). It was developed by the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing ...
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Data for Decision Making in Fistula Treatment Services

Data for Decision Making in Fistula Treatment Services
This series of training modules from Fistula Care and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provides clinical supervisors, service providers, and national-level stakeholders with skills to review and interpret data for ...
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Breastfeeding Video Series, Global Health Media

Breastfeeding Video Series, Global Health Media
Global Health Media Project offers this series of videos on breastfeeding to illustrate critical health care information for providers and populations in low-resource settings. "This set of videos has been developed for health workers so that ...
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What Have We Learnt about CwC Coordination from Previous Experience?

What Have We Learnt about CwC Coordination from Previous Experience?
"The CDAC (communicating with disaster affected communities) Network aims to ensure that communities affected by, and prone to, crisis are better able to withstand and recover from humanitarian emergencies, and are actively engaged in decisions ...
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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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