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Gender and Sexual Diversity Training: A Facilitator's Guide for Public Health and HIV Programs
October 20, 2017

Gender and Sexual Diversity Training: A Facilitator's Guide for Public ...

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"...addressing norms and attitudes related to sexual orientation and gender identity are important components of gender integration..." With a focus on how gender and sexuality affect all people, this curriculum was developed specifically for ...

HC3 in Action: Enhancing Family Planning Service Delivery through SBC
October 20, 2017

HC3 in Action: Enhancing Family Planning Service Delivery through SBC

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"When family planning SBC and service delivery partners align, programs are more effective and lead to better population and reproductive health outcomes." In 34 countries around the world and at the global level, the Health Communication ...

Monitoring Human Rights in Contraceptive Services and Programmes
October 19, 2017

Monitoring Human Rights in Contraceptive Services and Programmes

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"The World Health Organization (WHO) is committed to the mainstreaming of gender, equity and human rights, and also works to develop evidence-based norms, standards and tools for scaling up equitable access to quality care and services within a ...

IREX's Guide to Organizational Performance Improvement
October 19, 2017

IREX's Guide to Organizational Performance Improvement

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"Inclusive and genuinely participatory approaches ensure commitment from all stakeholders to the performance improvement process, build trust, and result in performance solutions that make sense for all involved."

Project Director - Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights - CARE - Atlanta, GA, United States
October 18, 2017

Project Director - Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights - CARE - Atlanta, ...

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At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security. This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to ...

Going to Scale with ICTs for Agriculture
October 18, 2017

Going to Scale with ICTs for Agriculture

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"...These technological applications are capable of reaching hundreds of millions of smallholder farmers and stakeholders in rural areas, acting as a catalyst for positive change and in achieving the SDGs...." This series of seven case studies ...

Digital Health for Systems: Strengthening Family Planning Systems Through Time and Resource Efficiencies
October 18, 2017

Digital Health for Systems: Strengthening Family Planning Systems Through ...

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This brief summarises the experience and evidence for the most commonly used digital health technologies aimed at supporting health systems and service delivery for family planning around the world. Digital health has been identified as a ...

International Practices to Promote Budget Literacy: Key Findings and Lessons Learned
October 18, 2017

International Practices to Promote Budget Literacy: Key Findings and Lessons ...

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"Budget literacy is defined as 'the ability to read, decipher, and understand public budgets to enable and enhance meaningful citizen participation in the budget process.' Budget literacy consists of two main parts: (1) a technical understanding ...

Understanding the Perceived Logic of Care by Vaccine-Hesitant and Vaccine-Refusing Parents: A Qualitative Study in Australia
October 18, 2017

Understanding the Perceived Logic of Care by Vaccine-Hesitant and ...

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"Our research shows that parents who make decisions not to vaccinate their children are simply trying to do their best for their child's health." - Paul R. Ward

Windows into Early Learning and Development
October 17, 2017

Windows into Early Learning and Development

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From the Executive Summary: "The first five years of a child's life is a time of great promise and rapid change, when the developing brain is most open to the influence of relationships and experiences. However, millions of children across the ...

Effective Training: Essential Principles, Approaches, and Process
October 17, 2017

Effective Training: Essential Principles, Approaches, and Process

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"Training can have diverse goals, objectives, and audiences. Therefore, it's important to consider a participant's context, needs, and abilities throughout the design and delivery process to ensure successful transfer of knowledge, skills, and ...

Mass Media: Reaching Audiences Far and Wide with Messages to Support Healthy Reproductive Behaviors
October 17, 2017

Mass Media: Reaching Audiences Far and Wide with Messages to Support Healthy ...

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This brief describes the evidence on and experience with mass media programming in family planning, finding such programming can influence individual behaviours by providing accurate information, building self-efficacy, and promoting attitudes ...

Home safe home: helping people in Nepal 'build back better'
October 17, 2017

Home safe home: helping people in Nepal 'build back better'

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Authors: BBC Media Action Nepal's Stakeholder Liaison, Pratibha Tuladhar, originally posted October 12 2017 - On International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction we explore how Sajha Sawal - our TV current affairs show in Nepal – is helping ...

Unlock the Power of Girls Now
October 17, 2017

Unlock the Power of Girls Now

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"Achieving gender equality is a long and slow process and those who step forward to challenge the status quo are often threatened and stigmatised. Girls, and all champions of change, need to be resilient and to gather strength from working ...

Storytelling and Evidence-Based Policy: Lessons from the Grey Literature
October 16, 2017

Storytelling and Evidence-Based Policy: Lessons from the Grey Literature

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"Storytelling remains a crucial communications tool for researchers seeking uptake of their evidence into policy. It does, however, mean that storytelling needs to be approached strategically."

Evaluation of the HERhealth Intervention in Bangladesh: Baseline Findings from an Implementation Research Study
October 16, 2017

Evaluation of the HERhealth Intervention in Bangladesh: Baseline Findings ...

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"Women working in global supply chains, many of whom are young and undereducated migrants, have limited health knowledge and often lack access to critical health services and products. Myths and misconceptions, especially stigmas around ...

Ending AIDS: Progress towards the 90-90-90 Targets
October 16, 2017

Ending AIDS: Progress towards the 90-90-90 Targets

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"This report clearly demonstrates the power of the 90-90-90 targets....It shows that innovations are possible at every level - from communities to research laboratories, from villages to cities. It illustrates the power of political ...

UNAIDS Data 2017
October 16, 2017

UNAIDS Data 2017

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"Accurate and credible data on the HIV epidemic are the cornerstone of the AIDS response." - Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS Executive Director The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) collects and publishes information on the state of the ...

How to Use Social Media to Better Engage People Affected by Crises
October 16, 2017

How to Use Social Media to Better Engage People Affected by Crises

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"Existing studies show that digital communications channels can be critical before, during and after natural disasters, crises and armed conflicts, to save lives and reduce suffering (e.g. by disseminating of early warning messages and safety ...

Advocacy Impact Case Studies
October 13, 2017

Advocacy Impact Case Studies

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These case studies of advocacy success from around the world can be used as a resource to demonstrate how global health advocates can develop strategies to achieve policy goals. The series illustrates how PATH's 10-part approach to advocacy can ...

October 13, 2017

Polio Eradication Hopes and Fears: What Next? - A Polio 'Hopes and Fears' ...

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Authors: Heidi Larson and Will Schulz: In August 1980, just three months after the World Health Assembly declared smallpox to be officially eradicated, D.A. Henderson stood up to address a gathering at the Fogarty Center in Washington D.C. His ...

YouthPower Learning Event: Positive Youth Development for HIV/AIDS and Sexual and Reproductive Health Programming: What Do We Know?
October 13, 2017

YouthPower Learning Event: Positive Youth Development for HIV/AIDS and ...

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What does Positive Youth Development (PYD) look like in HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) programming in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)? What is evidence of the effectiveness of a PYD approach in improving HIV/AIDS and ...

Stronger Health Advocates Greater Health Impacts: Markets Matter Advocacy Guide
October 13, 2017

Stronger Health Advocates Greater Health Impacts: Markets Matter Advocacy Guide

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"Increasing political will and building robust policy environments for healthy markets won't happen without a strong network of advocates, influencers, and decision-makers joining forces to address the shortcomings in access to health products." ...

Using Mobile Phones to Improve Vaccination Uptake in 21 Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Systematic Review
October 12, 2017

Using Mobile Phones to Improve Vaccination Uptake in 21 Low- and ...

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"There is reason to be optimistic regarding the potential for mobile phones to increase vaccination coverage in LMIC."

Stronger Health Advocates Greater Health Impacts: Tools of the Trade
October 12, 2017

Stronger Health Advocates Greater Health Impacts: Tools of the Trade

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According to PATH, local health advocates play a pivotal role in the development and implementation of policy change to improve health in their countries. Having the potential for a deep understanding of the issues and strong, established ...

National Emergency Action Plan for Polio Eradication 2017-2018 [Pakistan]
October 12, 2017

National Emergency Action Plan for Polio Eradication 2017-2018 [Pakistan]

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"Our focus remains on the basics of vaccination to ensure our heroic vaccinators are met with success on the doorstep and inside every home."

HC3 in Action: Strengthening the SBCC System
October 11, 2017

HC3 in Action: Strengthening the SBCC System

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This technical brief from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) describes the components of an effective social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) system and then provides spotlights on HC3's work in five countries to ...

Applying User-Centered Design to Data Use Challenges: What We Learned
October 11, 2017

Applying User-Centered Design to Data Use Challenges: What We Learned

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"Using a design framework enabled us to engage stakeholders in creative facilitation approaches centered on understanding data users and their needs, empathizing with the challenges they face, and brainstorming and designing tangible solutions."

Successful Strategies for Stopping Polio in India
October 10, 2017

Successful Strategies for Stopping Polio in India

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"The polio program became a national movement." This brief from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), one of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) partners, shares key approaches implemented by the polio programme in India to ...

Promoting Transparency Through Information: A Global Review of School Report Cards
October 10, 2017

Promoting Transparency Through Information: A Global Review of School Report ...

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"Model report cards that aim to promote accountability include measures of outputs (such as test scores and promotion and graduation rates) and measures of parent perception. The research revealed, however, that most report card initiatives are ...

Guide to Designing Sexual and Reproductive Health Programs for Youth in Egypt
October 10, 2017

Guide to Designing Sexual and Reproductive Health Programs for Youth in Egypt

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The purpose of this guide from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) is to provide a selection of "Essential Elements" and tools to guide the creation, or strengthening, of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) social and behaviour ...

Flying solo after training with BBC Question Time
October 10, 2017

Flying solo after training with BBC Question Time

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Authors: Ali Sharif and Rob Hopkin, originally posted October 4 2017 - Ali Sharif, 27, wanted to be an airline pilot but after joining BBC Media Action’s training programme in North Africa - and with help from BBC Question Time director Rob ...

Peace, Love, Tolerance: Key Messages from Islam and Christianity on Protecting Children from Violence and Harmful Practices
October 10, 2017

Peace, Love, Tolerance: Key Messages from Islam and Christianity on ...

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This book explores approaches to preventing all forms of violence against children from the perspectives of Islam and Christianity. These faiths place great value on children and the importance of raising them in a safe, protective, and morally ...

Prevent - Protect - Prosecute: Acting on UN Human Rights Council Resolution 33/2
October 10, 2017

Prevent - Protect - Prosecute: Acting on UN Human Rights Council Resolution ...

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"For freedom of expression advocates, it is important to know what international mechanisms are available, what they do, and how they can be used to turn the commitments in HRC Resolution 33/2 into action."

Stepping Stones with Children
October 6, 2017

Stepping Stones with Children

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The Stepping Stones with Children training package equips organisations and individuals with materials with which they can engage children affected by HIV and their caregivers, using participatory exercises to convey information, explore norms, ...

Human Rights of Women Living with HIV in the Americas
October 6, 2017

Human Rights of Women Living with HIV in the Americas

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"Guaranteeing the exercise of the rights of women who live with or are affected by HIV requires an effective response to HIV across sectors from a human rights and gender equality perspective, supported by decision-makers at all levels, ...

Voices of Hope: Adolescent Girls and Boys Contributing to Individual and Collective Change to Advance Gender Equality
October 6, 2017

Voices of Hope: Adolescent Girls and Boys Contributing to Individual and ...

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From Plan International, this series of studies in Colombia and Uganda was designed to identify opportunities to change the norms that limit girls' freedoms and rights. Qualitative tools in each country included a semi-structured interview to ...

Behavioral Insights for Development: Cases from Central America
October 5, 2017

Behavioral Insights for Development: Cases from Central America

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This publication summarises five cases in which the World Bank, in collaboration with governments and partners, has applied behavioural insights to different areas of public policy in Central America. These experiences collectively show how ...

The Drum Beat 744 - Communication and Change News and Issues
October 5, 2017

The Drum Beat 744 - Communication and Change News and Issues

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Communication and Change News and Issues - The Drum Beat 744October 11 2017

Deliver + Enable Toolkit: Scaling-up Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE)
October 5, 2017

Deliver + Enable Toolkit: Scaling-up Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE)

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Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) has gained global recognition as a vital effort to empower adolescents and young people; enable them to improve and protect their health, well-being, and dignity; and support them in developing critical ...

The Potential of Social Media Intelligence to Improve People's Lives: Social Media Data   for Good
October 4, 2017

The Potential of Social Media Intelligence to Improve People's Lives: Social ...

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Developed with support from Facebook, this report from the Governance Lab (GovLab) explores the premise that data - and, in particular, the data and analytical expertise held by social media companies - may provide for a new type of intelligence ...

Mother Support Groups: Three-Day Training of Facilitators/Trainers - Facilitator Guide
October 4, 2017

Mother Support Groups: Three-Day Training of Facilitators/Trainers - ...

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Launched in 1991, the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) is a global effort by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to implement practices that protect, promote, and support breastfeeding in ...

The Impact and Cost of Child Marriage Prevention in Three African Settings
October 4, 2017

The Impact and Cost of Child Marriage Prevention in Three African Settings

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"Developing and testing streamlined, and minimum basic interventions is critical in the context of child marriage. The practice prevails in the poorest countries with large numbers of girls affected. Interventions that have the potential to reach ...

Women's Pathways to the Digital Sector: Stories of Opportunities and Challenges
October 4, 2017

Women's Pathways to the Digital Sector: Stories of Opportunities and Challenges

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"This study aims at understanding the role of ICT [information and communication technology] in realising women's rights, gender equality and women's economic empowerment in order to identify challenges and opportunities for women and girls to ...

Global Passport to Modern Direct Democracy
October 4, 2017

Global Passport to Modern Direct Democracy

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"Traditionally, in most representative democracies, the power of citizens to make decisions at the ballot box was restricted to the elections of other people and parties to offices and parliament. However, in recent years more and more countries ...

Making Innovation and Technology Work for Women
October 4, 2017

Making Innovation and Technology Work for Women

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"From mobile banking ventures that facilitate women's entrepreneurship to e-learning platforms that take classrooms to individuals, social innovations have the potential to serve as a powerful tool to break trends and increase the awareness, ...

What the development sector can learn from audience segmentation
October 3, 2017

What the development sector can learn from audience segmentation

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Author: BBC Media Action Senior Research Manager Sophie Baskett, originally posted September 27 2017 - In the not-for-profit sector we’ve already learned a lot from marketing techniques developed in the commercial world.

Confronting Discrimination: Overcoming HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination in Health-Care Settings and Beyond
October 3, 2017

Confronting Discrimination: Overcoming HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination ...

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"Putting the world on track to ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 requires a persistent global effort to eliminate HIV-related stigma and discrimination alongside wider efforts to address marginalization and exclusion in health care."

Yes! It's Possible
October 3, 2017

Yes! It's Possible

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Created by Rina Dey, Communication Advisor, CORE Group Polio Project, India, this informative and entertaining animated video features one child explaining to another how the international community has partnered together to try to eradicate polio.

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