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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 ...

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.

Citizens as Drivers of Change: How Citizens Practice Human Rights to Engage with the State and Promote Transparency and Accountability
September 13, 2017

Citizens as Drivers of Change: How Citizens Practice Human Rights to Engage ...

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"Citizen engagement is organic rather than induced by external actors; citizens, working on a voluntary basis, help select and design initiatives."

Communication and Conflict in Transitional Societies: Integrating Media and Communication in Development Cooperation
September 12, 2017

Communication and Conflict in Transitional Societies: Integrating Media and ...

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"Social change is no longer regarded as a linear process in which media are promotional instruments serving a Western notion of modernization which journalists are trained to deliver. Instead, active participation of all stakeholders in the ...

Polio Outbreak Ukraine Report 2015-2016
August 24, 2017

Polio Outbreak Ukraine Report 2015-2016

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"This report...describes strong technical expertise, a creative and data-driven communications campaign, and vibrant teamwork in the face of uncommon political and logistical obstacles." - Giovanna Barberis, UNICEF Representative in Ukraine

Ukraine's Health Sector: Sustaining Momentum for Reform
August 23, 2017

Ukraine's Health Sector: Sustaining Momentum for Reform

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"For the last year,...an important linchpin of reform - the health sector - has been the subject of intense new development and debate across Ukraine....The moment of possibility has arrived. A major success in health reform is within reach."

Empowering Women and Girls to Improve Nutrition: Building a Sisterhood of Success
August 22, 2017

Empowering Women and Girls to Improve Nutrition: Building a Sisterhood of ...

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"Women are both disproportionately affected by malnutrition (60% of the world’s 800 million malnourished people are women) and critical actors in findings lasting solutions.... Nutrition justice will only be achieved when women are empowered and ...

Intergenerational Dialogue for Democracy
August 21, 2017

Intergenerational Dialogue for Democracy

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"Democracy is about intergenerational equity, while a state of intergenerational equity strengthens the resilience of democracy." - Andrew Bradley, Director and Head of the Office of International IDEA to the European Union

Mis/representations of Women Migrant Workers in the Media: A Critical Analysis
August 9, 2017

Mis/representations of Women Migrant Workers in the Media: A Critical Analysis

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"News media...has the power to shape dominant representations and reframe narratives and discourses surrounding migration. Indeed, fostering more gender-responsive reporting on migration is an important element to realizing the rights of women ...

Training Supervisors to Mentor Health Workers Who Provide Counselling on Infant and Young Child Feeding
August 3, 2017

Training Supervisors to Mentor Health Workers Who Provide Counselling on ...

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"Strengthening the ability of mentor-supervisors to provide ongoing mentoring can help health workers improve their counseling performance with patients and clients."

Utilising Social Media to Support HIV/STI Prevention: Evidence to Inform a Handbook for Public Health Programme Managers
August 1, 2017

Utilising Social Media to Support HIV/STI Prevention: Evidence to Inform a ...

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This European Centre of Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) report describes and analyses the social media space and the opportunities it presents for programmes to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among youth (aged ...

The CARIAA Research-into-Use Learning Guide
July 6, 2017

The CARIAA Research-into-Use Learning Guide

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"The expectation of actively promoting research uptake requires many researchers to move out of their comfort zones and incorporate new processes, approaches and communication mechanisms into and alongside their research." This learning guide, ...

Vaccination Trust Library
July 5, 2017

Vaccination Trust Library

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Launched in May 2017 by the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe, this vaccination and trust library contains a series of documents to assist ministries of health, centres for disease control, immunisation programmes, or ...

Vaccination and Trust: How Concerns Arise and the Role of Communication in Mitigating Crises
July 5, 2017

Vaccination and Trust: How Concerns Arise and the Role of Communication in ...

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When situations occur in which unwanted events are (rightly or wrongly) connected with vaccination, they may erode confidence in vaccines and the authorities delivering them. This document defines and describes the key concepts and theoretical ...

Governance in Tajikistan: Evaluation of the Women Smallholder Farmer Advocacy Campaign
July 3, 2017

Governance in Tajikistan: Evaluation of the Women Smallholder Farmer ...

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This is an evaluation of Oxfam GB (OGB)'s global advocacy campaign, GROW, as implemented in the Khatlon region of Tajikistan. The GROW campaign takes a multi-pronged approach to the multi-faceted issue of global food insecurity by focusing on a ...

Tech Age Girls (TAG)
June 7, 2017

Tech Age Girls (TAG)

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"[E]fforts to improve girls' potential must go beyond training and start creating an ecosystem in which skills can be maximized. This means addressing leadership and self-confidence, creating support networks, developing allies and advocates, and ...

Hope and Momentum in Ukraine
June 6, 2017

Hope and Momentum in Ukraine

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Author: Judy Twigg, Ph.D., June 6 2017 - works on issues of health, demographic change, and health systems reform in Russia and Eurasia, as well as evaluations of health reform and communicable disease control projects (including factors behind ...

The Drum Beat 736 - Polio in Ukraine through a Social Media Lens
June 5, 2017

The Drum Beat 736 - Polio in Ukraine through a Social Media Lens

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Polio in Ukraine through a Social Media Lens - The Drum Beat 736June 7, 2017 In this issue:

Communication Strategies for the Prevention of HIV, STI and Hepatitis among MSM in Europe
May 1, 2017

Communication Strategies for the Prevention of HIV, STI and Hepatitis among ...

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"The complex interplay between stigmatisation of homosexuality and the onward effect of this on self-esteem, mental health and sexual behaviour mean that MSM are a hard-to-reach group for delivering effective and sustained health education and ...

Gender in the Belarusian Media Landscape
April 21, 2017

Gender in the Belarusian Media Landscape

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"Belittling stereotypes that hinder advancement, problems to combine work and family life, gender biased distribution of beats and a general feminization of the industry, (with declining wages and significant male drop out), are some of the ...

Social Media Initiative in Ukraine: Analysis of Online Conversations on Polio, Vaccination, and Routine Immunization
April 19, 2017

Social Media Initiative in Ukraine: Analysis of Online Conversations on ...

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Editor's note: The Communication Initiative (The CI) is tasked with supporting country-focused reviews of polio communication, with extensive and growing reference to the relationship with routine immunisation. Those reviews take many different ...

Stories of Land, Rights, and Culture: Indigenous Community Leaders Document Their Efforts to Protect Human Rights and Preserve Traditions
April 18, 2017

Stories of Land, Rights, and Culture: Indigenous Community Leaders Document ...

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"Dominant narratives about the 'development agenda' often fail to consider the needs and desires of indigenous communities, who face disproportionate threats to their rights and cultural traditions as a result of land grabs, climate change, and ...

Mapping of Media Literacy Practices and Actions in EU-28
April 12, 2017

Mapping of Media Literacy Practices and Actions in EU-28

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This resource provides a guide to what is happening in the European media literacy world. In it, the European Audiovisual Observatory (EAO), part of the Council of Europe (COE), maps the recent state of play of media literacy practices and ...

Evaluation of the WHO Regional Office for Europe Tailoring Immunization Programmes (TIP) Behavioural Insights Tool and Approach
April 11, 2017

Evaluation of the WHO Regional Office for Europe Tailoring Immunization ...

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"TIP's overall value involves participatory appraisal. To that extent, the principles are relevant to other settings such as outbreaks and emergencies." In 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO)/Europe developed the Guide to Tailoring ...

Tailoring Immunization Programmes for Seasonal Influenza (TIP FLU)
April 4, 2017

Tailoring Immunization Programmes for Seasonal Influenza (TIP FLU)

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"[A]s HCWs are trusted sources of information on preventive health for patients, encouraging HCWs to act as champions advocating for SIV could be a powerful intervention to increase uptake of SIV among other priority groups."

Let's Talk about Hesitancy: Enhancing Confidence in Vaccination and Uptake
March 31, 2017

Let's Talk about Hesitancy: Enhancing Confidence in Vaccination and Uptake

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Commissioned by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and produced by World Health Communication Associates (WHCA), this guide provides practical evidence-based and peer-reviewed advice for public health programme managers ...

Feedback Mechanisms in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
March 1, 2017

Feedback Mechanisms in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

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"[R]eviews of recent humanitarian responses - to both natural disasters and complex contexts - often find that mechanisms to ensure accountability to the affected community are infrequently embedded into the response, and if they are, it is very ...

A Manual for Investigative Journalism: How to Become a Mouthpiece for the People
February 23, 2017

A Manual for Investigative Journalism: How to Become a Mouthpiece for the People

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Editors: Gwen Ansell (2010), Syed Nazakat (2016) Publisher: Global Media Programme This manual, also referred to as the Investigative Journalism Manual (IJM), is designed to equip journalists with core investigative reporting skills and to ...

Road Safety Mass Media Campaigns: A Toolkit, Plus a Video Library
February 20, 2017

Road Safety Mass Media Campaigns: A Toolkit, Plus a Video Library

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"Road user behaviour can be improved by road safety campaigns, which in combination with behavioural measures (e.g., law enforcement, education or training), can become a powerful way to persuade the public to behave more safely in traffic."

FAO country programme demonstrates relevance in addressing development issues in the Kyrgyz Republic
January 30, 2017

FAO country programme demonstrates relevance in addressing development ...

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Author: James Ayodele - A recent report by the [Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)] Office of Evaluation says that the FAO’s programme in the Kyrgyz Republic has been comprehensive and has largely addressed relevant development goals ...

Ukraine Polio Outbreak Containment [Video]
January 27, 2017

Ukraine Polio Outbreak Containment [Video]

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"...thanks to the [communication] campaign, barriers to vaccination have decreased significantly in comparison with 2014 before the outbreak happened."

Translation Is not Enough: Cultural Adaptation of Health Communication Materials
January 13, 2017

Translation Is not Enough: Cultural Adaptation of Health Communication Materials

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This guide from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) introduces a 5-step, stakeholder-based approach to adapting health communication materials. It describes how countries can take any health communication material ...

Comparative Analysis of Civil Society, Media and Conflict
June 15, 2017

Comparative Analysis of Civil Society, Media and Conflict

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““The focus on the media’s relationship with civil society in democratisation conflicts rests on the notion that contemporary conflicts are increasingly mediatised events” (Cottle 2006) This working paper examines how civil society organizations ...

Hate Speech - Key Concept Paper
April 3, 2017

Hate Speech - Key Concept Paper

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“Hate speech is a type of discriminatory speech that arises when people from different social, ethnic, or religious groups interact with one another, or when one such group asserts its power over others”. This key concept paper explores the ...

Child Participation Assessment Tool
January 4, 2017

Child Participation Assessment Tool

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"We carefully analysed the views expressed by children, because they gave us a deep insight into the reality - or sometimes the frustrations - a child faces when communicating and interacting in an adult-dominated world." - Snežana ...

Health Reporting and Lessons from the Polio Campaign in Ukraine
December 14, 2016

Health Reporting and Lessons from the Polio Campaign in Ukraine

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Five journalist workshops and one media conference on Polio Vaccination, Lessons From the Polio Campaign in Ukraine and Other Health Issues of Public Concern were held in Kyiv, Cherkasy, Odessa, and Svyatohirsk (Donetsk region), Ukraine, between ...

Extreme Dialogue
December 9, 2016

Extreme Dialogue

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Extreme Dialogue aims to build resilience to radicalisation among young people through a series of open-access educational resources and short films that foster critical thinking and digital literacy skills. Extreme Dialogue encourages safe, ...

Case Studies on Preparedness Planning for Polio in Poland and Cyprus
December 8, 2016

Case Studies on Preparedness Planning for Polio in Poland and Cyprus

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"This multisectoral and cross-border approach to preparedness is a relatively new policy area, and there remain some uncertainties about what it involves. While people in the health sector are very familiar with planning for outbreaks, the ...

Daria: A Roma Woman's Journey
December 6, 2016

Daria: A Roma Woman's Journey

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"Institutions debate whether it is appropriate to meddle with traditions which cannot or should not be prevented. Roma activists, with a few exceptions, ponder if disclosure of these practices will result in backlash from the Roma community or ...

Conflict Reporting in the Smartphone Era - from Budget Constraints to Information Warfare
December 2, 2016

Conflict Reporting in the Smartphone Era - from Budget Constraints to ...

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Published by the Media Program South East Europe of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), this book was inspired by the results of an international KAS conference in Sofia in 2015 that brought journalists from South East Europe, Germany, and ...

Preventing Radicalisation to Terrorism and Violent Extremism: Approaches and Practices
November 30, 2016

Preventing Radicalisation to Terrorism and Violent Extremism: Approaches and ...

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The Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN) Collection of Approaches and Practices presents a set of 7 practitioners' approaches in the field of prevention of radicalisation, each of them illustrated by a number of lessons learned and selected ...

In the Service of the Public - Functions and Transformation of Media in Developing Countries
November 15, 2016

In the Service of the Public - Functions and Transformation of Media in ...

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"The transformation of state broadcasters to public service media (PSM) is one of the most ambitious endeavors in the field of media development. It is an enormous task to work with state broadcasters that are controlled by the government and ...

Policy Options and Regulatory Mechanisms for Managing Radicalization on the Internet
November 3, 2016

Policy Options and Regulatory Mechanisms for Managing Radicalization on the ...

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"There is growing concern that the Internet operates as a catalyst for radicalization and violence. Whether the main impact is one of 'self-radicalization' or the dissemination of information, instructions or communication is still open to ...

My Rights My Voice Completion Report 2011-2016
October 31, 2016

My Rights My Voice Completion Report 2011-2016

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"The project has created a dynamic which will allow us to change the destiny of our communities." - Sofia, aged 24, MRMV youth group member, Niger

Evaluation of the 'My Rights My Voice' Programme: Synthesis Report
October 31, 2016

Evaluation of the 'My Rights My Voice' Programme: Synthesis Report

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My Rights My Voice (MRMV) is a multi-country programme implemented by Oxfam GB, Oxfam Novib, Oxfam Québec, and their partners with the aim of engaging marginalised children and youth in their rights to health and education services. (See Related ...

Child-Participatory Budgeting: A Review of Global Practice
October 27, 2016

Child-Participatory Budgeting: A Review of Global Practice

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How can children be involved in decisions about public expenditure in ways that are effective, inclusive and impactful? Drawing on the views of children, young people, and adults who worked together in participatory budgeting initiatives, this ...

Strengthening Independent Media in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Performance Evaluation of USAID Strengthening Independent Media (SIM) Activity
September 30, 2016

Strengthening Independent Media in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Performance ...

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This performance evaluation examined the results of the 5-year media assistance programme Strengthening Independent Media (SIM) in Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) and the effects of the programme on BiH's overall media landscape. Launched in October ...

Washington DC Roundtable Discussion on Immunisation for Vaccine-Preventable Disease and Polio in Ukraine
September 12, 2016

Washington DC Roundtable Discussion on Immunisation for Vaccine-Preventable ...

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On June 8 2016, a high-level technical roundtable on immunisation and polio eradication in Ukraine was held in Washington DC, United States (US). It was convened by the US-Ukraine Foundation and hosted by Representative Mary Kaptur, (D) Ohio 9th ...

Statement on the Roundtable on Immunization for Vaccine-Preventable Disease and Polio in Ukraine
September 1, 2016

Statement on the Roundtable on Immunization for Vaccine-Preventable Disease ...

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"Unfortunately, few of the elements of Ukraine's immunization program are at the standard expected or required to protect public healh. Experts agree that a major overhaul of all elements from procurement through to policy and implementation and ...

Food Security Information System project fosters strong collaboration among stakeholders in the Kyrgyz Republic
August 31, 2016

Food Security Information System project fosters strong collaboration among ...

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Author: FAO blogger James Ayodele, September 14 2016 - A recent evaluation by the FAO Office of Evaluation has found that the Food Security Information System (FSIS) project has helped reinforce synergies and broadened professional ...

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