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HIV-Related Discrimination among Grade Six Students in Nine Southern African ...

HIV-Related Discrimination among Grade Six Students in Nine Southern African Countries
  "HIV-related stigmatisation and discrimination by young children towards their peers have important consequences at the individual level and for our response to the epidemic, yet research on this area is limited."  
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Engaging Local Media in VMMC Scale-Up: A Case Study from Kenya

Engaging Local Media in VMMC Scale-Up: A Case Study from Kenya
"The media have the ability to put VMMC [voluntary medical male circumcision] on the agenda for public discussion and to keep it there. Accurate, informed reporting of HIV- and VMMC-related issues can improve policies and outcomes, stimulate ...
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Effectiveness of Behavior Change Communications for Reducing Transmission ...

Effectiveness of Behavior Change Communications for Reducing Transmission Risks Among People Living with HIV in 6 Countries in Central America
  This region-wide Central American study aims to estimate prevalence of HIV-related risks (sexual behaviour, HIV disclosure, number of sex partners, and violence) and factors associated with these risks, as well as evaluate a behaviour ...
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Sowing sovereignty of native corn - Sembrando soberanía de maíz nativo

Sowing sovereignty of native corn - Sembrando soberanía de maíz nativo
Author: Mae Londono Rubio, April 20 2015 - [Google translation of the Spanish below] Amid the imposing central mountain range, specifically in the town of Chinavita, Boyacá, [Colombia,] the peasant collective Native Seed Corn held the First ...
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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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Edutainment for Social Participation

Edutainment for Social Participation
Implemented in 2011 in Colombia by PCI Media Impact and the Fundación Social (Social Foundation), this programme is designed to strengthen the capacities of members of community organisations, especially youth, on the use of the approach and ...
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Educate Girls

Educate Girls
"By empowering village communities to improve the quality of girls' education and infrastructure in their government schools, more girls can be educated on larger scales. If more girls are educated, then their health, income levels and overall ...
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VILAJ Global - Global Village

VILAJ Global - Global Village
In the town of Leogane, Haiti, in 2011, the foundations VOCES and Proyecto Solidario por la Infancia (Solidarity Project for Children) implemented this ongoing programme aimed at protecting and promoting the rights of the child.   Following ...
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Girls Empowered Stories of Change - Digital Storytelling Project

Girls Empowered Stories of Change - Digital Storytelling Project
As part of the global Grassroots Girls Initiative (GGI), launched in 2006 by the Nike Foundation, Firelight Foundation (one of six partners who make up the GGI consortium), worked with three organisations in Malawi and Rwanda to identify and ...
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Tiraarka Qoyska Radio Programme

Tiraarka Qoyska Radio Programme
To help encourage better nutrition, hygiene, and health in Somalia, BBC Media Action implemented a radio-based media and communication project from 2011 to 2013. The radio programme, Tiraarka Qoyska (Pillars of the Family), included a drama ...
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Seven Things This Year Campaign on Mother and Child Health

Seven Things This Year Campaign on Mother and Child Health
Launched in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, in July 2012 and completed in 2014, "Seven Things This Year" was a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) campaign that aimed to engage women and mothers in Myanmar to enhance their role and contribution to ...
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Annual Report 2014: Bernard van Leer Foundation

Annual Report 2014: Bernard van Leer Foundation
This annual report of the Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF) describes: how they work on child health, safety, and early learning (their strategic plan, decision-making cycle, and the tools used); the progress they have made; and their national ...
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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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Violence Prevention and Education Centres in the Municipality of San Salvador

Violence Prevention and Education Centres in the Municipality of San Salvador
  Under the Joint Programme Violence Reduction and Construction of Social Capital in El Salvador and focused on contributing to the reduction of violence in schools in the municipality of San Salvador, this project was conducted in order to ...
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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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Polio Eradication Initiative of Afghanistan Updated National Emergency ...

Polio Eradication Initiative of Afghanistan Updated National Emergency Action Plan (NEAP)
This document outlines the strategies developed by the Afghanistan Polio Eradication Initiative (PEI) programme as part of its revision of the National Emergency Action Plan (NEAP).
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Promotion Strategy of Hygiene Practice in Rural Schools

Promotion Strategy of Hygiene Practice in Rural Schools
Working together, Project Concern International (PCI) and the United Nations Agency for Children (UNICEF) promoted the adoption of three hygienic practices: handwashing with soap, adequate disposal of sewage, and water treatment at the point ...
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Schools Transforming Territories

Schools Transforming Territories
This Colombian project is aimed to strengthen the development of citizen capacities in public schools in Bogotá, through the "audiovisual systematization of significant experiences" of the citizenship construction concepts and peaceful ...
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All for Childhood, Vote for Childhood

All for Childhood, Vote for Childhood
This Peruvian advocacy campaign promoted by the Mesa de Concertación para la Lucha Contra la Pobreza (MCLCP) brings together more than 50 government entities, civil society, and international organisations to engage candidates for public office ...
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I Decide - Yo Decido

I Decide - Yo Decido
To help strengthen the systems of protection for children and youth in Guatemala, since 2013, the organisation Young Guatemala Peace Association, in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), has undertaken a number of ...
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Immunization in Practice Module 4: Training for Mid-Level Managers (MLM) - ...

Immunization in Practice Module 4: Training for Mid-Level Managers (MLM) - Supportive Supervision
"[I]t has been shown that a supportive approach, where supervisors and health workers work together to solve problems and improve performance, delivers improved results for the immunization programme."
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Latin American and Caribbean Network for the Defense of the Rights of ...

Latin American and Caribbean Network for the Defense of the Rights of Children and Adolescents (REDLAMYC)
The REDLAMYC is a network of networks that are national non-governmental organisations (NGOs) on childhood and adolescence active in defending the rights of children and adolescents according to the framework of the Convention on the Rights of ...
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Communicators Network for Children and Youth

Communicators Network for Children and Youth
This network was created with the aim of giving voice to Honduran children and adolescents. It seeks to promote their role and participation through organising, leadership, and social mobilisation. Using written media, radio and television, and ...
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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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Understanding Immunization and Vitamin A Communication in Rural Cambodia: A ...

Understanding Immunization and Vitamin A Communication in Rural Cambodia: A Formative Research Study
"The development of an effective behavior change communication strategy requires an indepth understanding of the many stakeholder viewpoints, perceptions, and norms. There is considerable evidence that focused messages to inform parents about ...
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MIRA Channel

MIRA Channel
MIRA Channel, a mobile health initiative produced in India, "is an integrated mobile phone channel to provide health information to rural women and connect them with public health services using mobile phones in low-resource settings. The ...
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Voices of Indigenous Youth: Teens, Ethnicities and Citizenship in Mexico

Voices of   Indigenous Youth: Teens, Ethnicities and Citizenship in Mexico
This initiative, from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS), aimed to amplify the voices of Mexican indigenous adolescents. It explores the relationship ...
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Nigerian elections: We've had enough. No violence. Just vote.

Nigerian elections: We've had enough. No violence. Just vote.
Author: Liberty Bunce, March 23 2015: One of Nigeria's biggest stars, the singer, songwriter and producer 2Face Idibia, is standing in an abandoned Lagos power plant, saying over and over again that he's had enough. He's not complaining about the ...
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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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Revela2 in Campoalto, An Intervention Strategy in Education Programmes ...

Revela2 in Campoalto, An Intervention Strategy in Education Programmes Oriented for Work Training
The "Revela2 in Campoalto" project is part of the  entertainment-education (EE) strategy of "Revela2, from all positions," a multimedia communication platform that is being implemented in Colombia, beginning in 2010, with the aim ...
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Gender Transformative Approaches: An HC3 Research Primer

Gender Transformative Approaches: An HC3 Research Primer
"Gender transformative approaches (GTA) are programs and interventions that create opportunities for individuals to actively challenge gender norms, promote positions of social and political influence for women in communities, and address power ...
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Integrated Model of Communication for Social Change

Integrated Model of Communication for Social Change
"The Integrated Model of Communication for Social Change (IMCFSC) describes an iterative process where a community engages in dialogue and collective action to produce social change and support improvements in the health and welfare of its ...
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Social Learning Theory: An HC3 Primer

Social Learning Theory: An HC3 Primer
This Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) primer, part of a series of 8 research theory documents, is designed to explain "Social (or Observational) Learning Theory", which, as stated in the primer, "stipulates that people can learn ...
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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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Revela2 en Campoalto, una estrategia de intervención en programas de ...

Revela2 en Campoalto, una estrategia de intervención en programas de educación orientada al trabajo
El proyecto “Revela2 en Campoalto” hace parte de la Estrategia de Eduentretenimiento "Revela2, desde todas las posiciones", una plataforma multimedial de comunicación que se viene implementando en Colombia desde el año 2010 con el objetivo de ...
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