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Effectiveness of Mass Media Interventions for HIV Prevention, 1986–2013: A ...

Effectiveness of Mass Media Interventions for HIV Prevention, 1986–2013: A Meta-analysis
This meta-analysis was conducted to synthesize evaluations of mass media–delivered HIV prevention interventions, assess the effectiveness of interventions in improving condom use and HIV-related knowledge, and identify moderators of ...
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Lessons Learned from HPV Vaccine Delivery in Low-Resource Settings and ...

Lessons Learned from HPV Vaccine Delivery in Low-Resource Settings and Opportunities for HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care Among Adolescents
"The low level of knowledge on cervical cancer and HPV found in baseline formative research on the part of health workers and teachers,...let alone community members, prompted governments to provide detailed training to them to ensure that they ...
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Sustainable Development 2015 Advocacy Toolkit

Sustainable Development 2015 Advocacy Toolkit
This Sustainable Development 2015 Advocacy Toolkit is intended for civil society and other stakeholder organisations, coalitions, and individuals that wish to influence the post-2015 development agenda, including the design and implementation of ...
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AIDS 2014 discusses media: a tool to end stigma

AIDS 2014 discusses media: a tool to end stigma
Author: Lucy Maroncha, July 23 2014 - Activists at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne [Australia] this week have urged journalists to be more creative and to use less stigmatizing words which influence public opinion and ...
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What Is Health Communication and How Does It Affect the HIV/AIDS Continuum ...

What Is Health Communication and How Does It Affect the HIV/AIDS Continuum of Care? A Brief Primer and Case Study from New York City
From the Abstract:  "This article responds to key questions related to health communication that are commonly asked in the HIV/AIDS arena: 'What is health communication?'; 'What is its role beyond HIV prevention?'; and 'How can it be used to ...
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Strategic Roles for Health Communication in Combination HIV Prevention and ...

Strategic Roles for Health Communication in Combination HIV   Prevention and Care Programs
This JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes supplement addresses clinicians and public health scientists in the field of HIV prevention and treatment who might value information on health communication.
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UNESCO's National Media Development Indicators (MDIs) Assessment Reports

UNESCO's National Media Development Indicators (MDIs) Assessment Reports
Begun with the first National Media Development Indicators (MDIs) Assessment in 2009, this ongoing series of country reports assesses media development based upon a wider United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) ...
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Assessment of Media Development in Palestine

Assessment of Media Development in Palestine
This report, available in English and Arabic, aims to inform and support the development of Palestine’s media sector through the conduct of a comprehensive assessment of the media environment, based on international legal standards and good ...
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Country Director - BBC Media Action - Kenya and Somalia

Country Director - BBC Media Action - Kenya and Somalia
Nairobi, Kenya 2 Years, Fixed Term Contract Competitive salary Job Reference: BBC/TP/66072/8764 Job Introduction BBC Media Action uses media and communications to reduce poverty and promote human rights in developing countries. To achieve this, ...
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Deputy Chief of Party, Voices for All Activity - IREX - Nicaragua

Deputy Chief of Party, Voices for All Activity - IREX - Nicaragua
General InformationLocation: NicaraguaDivision: Democracy, Governance, and Media DivisionReports To: Chief of PartyDate Posted: 7/7/2014Application Deadline: 7/28/2014
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Communications Expert, Voices for All Activity - IREX - Nicaragua

Communications Expert, Voices for All Activity - IREX - Nicaragua
Position: Communications Expert, Voices for All ActivityLocation: NicaraguaReports To: Chief of PartyDivision: Democracy, Governance, and Media Division About IREX
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UNICEF India's IEC eWarehouse

UNICEF India's IEC eWarehouse
From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) India, this repository of information, education, and communication (IEC) materials offers links to booklets, posters, books, toolkits, flash cards, documentaries, radio public service ...
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Lessons Learned and Experiences related to IPV Introduction

Lessons Learned and Experiences related to IPV Introduction
"The introduction of any new vaccine into routine vaccination programs requires a complex set of activities including: mobilization and leverage of political will and country leadership; advocacy and communications; advanced planning...; broad ...
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A step backwards: media in today's Iraq

A step backwards: media in today's Iraq
Author: Haider Al-Safi, July 3 2014 - As news came in earlier this month that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) had taken Iraq's second largest city, Mosul, I turned on my TV and satellite box in London to see how Iraqi TV channels ...
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Responsive Parenting: A Strategy to Prevent Violence

Responsive Parenting: A Strategy to Prevent Violence
"This edition explores the approaches and evidence for the effectiveness of a range of programmes that have been developed to educate and support parents in becoming more responsive to their children."
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Reporting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Sexual Minorities: A ...

Reporting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Sexual Minorities: A Media Training Manual for Journalists in the SADC Region
Published by Panos Institute Southern Africa (PSAf), this manual was produced to build the capacity of media to counter hate speech, discrimination, and violence against sexual minorities, particularly related to their sexual and reproductive ...
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Next Generation of Science Journalists Award 2014

Next Generation of Science Journalists Award 2014
To help recognise emerging medical science journalists, Germany's medical journal Deutsches Ärzteblatt, the World Health Summit, the European Union of Science Journalists' Associations (EUSJA), and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting will ...
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Pakistan: How the People of Pakistan Live with Climate Change and What ...

Pakistan: How the People of Pakistan Live with Climate Change and What Communication Can Do
"How do people in Pakistan live with climate change now? How will its impacts shape their future, and how will they, in turn, shape their environment? What are the most effective ways to support people to adapt to climate change, and how best can ...
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Lessons Learned From Scale-Up of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision ...

Lessons Learned From Scale-Up of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Focusing on Adolescents: Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Opportunities for Linkages with Adolescent HIV, Sexual, and Reproductive Health Services
"By December 2013, it was estimated that close to 6 million men had been circumcised in the 14 priority countries for scaling up voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), the majority being adolescents (10-19 years). This article discusses why ...
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Innovation in Development Reporting Grant Programme (IDR)

Innovation in Development Reporting Grant Programme (IDR)
"Can you tell a development story in an original and unprecedented way? Is your story inquisitive and engaging? Does it combine critical thinking with good 'old school' fact checking and an exploration of new technology developments? If so, then ...
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Subgrants Coordinator - Internews - Juba, South Sudan

Subgrants Coordinator - Internews - Juba, South Sudan
Background: Internews Network is an international media development organization based in Arcata, CA and Washington, DC whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect, ...
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The Rory Peck Trust Resources for Freelancers

The Rory Peck Trust Resources for Freelancers
"Our goal with this resource section is to provide a path to information on safety, security, and professional development that's both informative and evolving over time." Rory Peck Trust has created a series of resource pages featuring topics ...
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Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship Program

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship Program
The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, D.C., United States, invites applications for fellowships in 2015-2016.  This federally funded programme enables democracy activists, ...
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UN Climate Talks: changing the conversation about climate change

UN Climate Talks: changing the conversation about climate change
Author: Delia Lloyd, June 13 2014 - When I was invited to speak on a panel at a UN conference on climate change in Bonn, Germany, I wasn't sure what to expect. I envisioned a large, dimly lit amphitheatre filled with diplomats in dark suits, ...
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What Was the Role of the Debate Programme Sema Kenya in the 2013 Kenyan ...

What Was the Role of the Debate Programme Sema Kenya in the 2013 Kenyan Election?
"Where geography, poverty and lack of infrastructure make face-to-face interaction between disparate communities difficult, media can play a vital role in connecting these groups and in national debates on governance." This research briefing ...
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Sierra Leone: Encouraging Impartial Coverage During the 2012 Elections

Sierra Leone: Encouraging Impartial Coverage During the 2012 Elections
This research report followed a BBC Media Action training in Sierra Leon in October and November of 2012 on election reporting for journalists of the International Radio Network. "The aim was to encourage impartial, fair and accurate reporting. ...
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What Can We Learn from Field Experiments on Media, Communication and Governance?

What Can We Learn from Field Experiments on Media, Communication and Governance?
"What constitutes good evidence is currently subject to intense debate within the international development community. This briefing shares the findings of a review of such methods used to evaluate the impact of media and media assistance on ...
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Yayori Award and Yayori Journalist Award

Yayori Award and Yayori Journalist Award
The Yayori Awards come from the estate of journalist and feminist/human rights activist Matsui Yayori,  founder of the Asia-Japan Women’s Resource Center (AJWRC).  In this final year for the Yayori Awards, they will be presented in two ...
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From the Ground Up: Changing the Conversation about Climate Change

From the Ground Up: Changing the Conversation about Climate Change
"This policy briefing examines the role for communication in climate change adaptation in seven Asian countries."
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World Environment Day: Involve communities in environmental protection

World Environment Day: Involve communities in environmental protection
Author: Lilian Kiefer, Lusaka, Zambia, June 4 2014 - As the world commemorates the World Environment Day this Thursday, Panos Institute Southern Africa (PSAf) is appealing to the government, civil society organisations, cooperating partners and ...
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Citizen Participation Key in Management of Public Funds

Citizen Participation Key in Management of Public Funds
Author: Nervious Siantombo, May 30 2014 - One of the fundamental tenets of good governance is active citizen participation in processes such as policy and development programme formulation and implementation. Citizen involvement in governance ...
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ACT!2015 Advocacy Strategy Toolkit

ACT!2015 Advocacy Strategy Toolkit
This toolkit was developed as part of the ACT!2015 campaign, which seeks to mobilise young people around the world "to ensure HIV remains a priority in the post-2015 agenda and that sexual and reproductive health and rights gets recognized for ...
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Advocacy Strategy Toolkit for Young People to Advance SRHR and HIV in Post 2015

Advocacy Strategy Toolkit for Young People to Advance SRHR and HIV in Post 2015
"A ...toolkit for young people who are passionate about advancing HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights through national advocacy in the post-2015 agenda."
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Youth Leaders Speak Project - GOJoven

Youth Leaders Speak Project - GOJoven
Youth Leaders Speak is a project for supporting youth in Central America to tell their stories on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) through a Fellows training programme.
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Youth Leaders Speak - Guide for Facilitators

Youth Leaders Speak - Guide for Facilitators
This guide is intended to be used for stimulating discussion of adolescents and communities in Latin America on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) through digital stories recorded as part of the GOJoven project of the ...
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Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) Elections 2014

Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) Elections 2014
Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN) created this election website in preparation for the 2014 elections and converted it to an information source on election politics and governance. Through partnership with a national daily newspaper The Afghanistan ...
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Without Violence Website

Without Violence Website
Without Violence website (WV) is an initiative to improve the lives of children around the world by addressing violence against children. Their website aims to develop effective communications strategies that can help broaden and deepen ...
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Bringing Fathers In: Resources for Advocates, Practitioners and Researchers

Bringing Fathers In: Resources for Advocates, Practitioners and Researchers
From the Fatherhood Institute of the United Kingdom, this series on fatherhood is a library of one-page downloadable, evidence-based PDF format documents intended for an international audience of health, education, and social care professionals, ...
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Senior Media Relations Specialist - The International Food Policy Research ...

Senior Media Relations Specialist - The International Food Policy Research Institute - Washington, DC, United States
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a Senior Media Relations Specialist for its Communications and Knowledge Management Division. The successful candidate will play a key role in promoting IFPRI and its research through ...
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Southern Africa: Time to address legal, attitudinal impediments to press freedom

Southern Africa: Time to address legal, attitudinal impediments to press freedom
Author: Lilian Kiefer, May 14 2014 -As we reflect on the strides made in celebrating Press Freedom in Southern Africa, it is disheartening to note that there are still number of legal and attitudinal impediments from those in power and government ...
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Violence Prevention: The Evidence

Violence Prevention: The Evidence
This set of seven briefings from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University, aims to cover what works to prevent interpersonal violence (including against women and girls) and ...
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How can access to independent media in a post-2015 framework be measured?

How can access to independent media in a post-2015 framework be measured?
Author: James Deane, May 12 2014    The World Press Freedom Day conference took place at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris earlier this week. Its theme - media freedom and the post 2015 development framework - added important heft to ...
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Media and the post 2015 development framework: the case builds

Media and the post 2015 development framework: the   case builds
Author: James Deane, May 8 2014       This year's World Press Freedom Day celebrations will focus on whether issues of media freedom can realistically be integrated into the post-2015 framework that will replace the ...
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Your Choice! Immunisation Campaign

Your Choice! Immunisation Campaign
To celebrate World Immunization Week (April 24-30 2014), the United States (US)-based non-profit organisation Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases (PKIDs) launched Your Choice! to encourage older teenagers and young adults to take control of ...
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Wash Media Awards 2014

Wash Media Awards 2014
The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) invite entries for the 5th WASH Media Awards.
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Reporting on Humanitarian Crises: A Manual for Trainers & Journalists and an ...

Reporting on Humanitarian Crises: A Manual for Trainers & Journalists and an Introduction for Humanitarian Workers
"Media has a key role to play in a humanitarian crisis situation, one that goes beyond the simple documentation of a disaster. When populations are struggling for basic needs and rights, media can provide a basic crucial resource, INFORMATION."
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The Handbook of Development Communication and Social Change

The Handbook of Development Communication and Social Change
This valuable resource offers a wealth of practical and conceptual guidance to all those engaged in struggles for social justice around the world. It explains in accessible language and painstaking detail how to deploy and to understand the ...
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Matching Supply with Demand: Scaling Up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision ...

Matching Supply with Demand: Scaling Up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Tanzania and Zimbabwe
"Radio is not a means in and of itself. It’s the air war that supports the ground troops." MCHIP Chief of Party
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Retelling the Story of Media and Development

Retelling the Story of Media and Development
I am deeply dissatisfied with the current state of public discourse about the role of media in international development. It appears to be dominated by 'techno-utopian' narratives which celebrate the apparent capacity of the media to directly ...
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