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Driving Change in Immunisation

Driving Change in Immunisation
This report details the role of the National Immunisation Office (NIO) in Ireland. It describes the expansion of service, collaboration with stakeholders on developing and implementing standards on best practices, development of informational ...
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Media Program Director - IREX - Burma

Media Program Director - IREX - Burma
Position: Media Program DirectorLocation: BurmaReports To: Chief of PartyDivision: Media, Technology and Civil Society ABOUT IREX
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Dealing with the Rising incidences of Rape and Defilement of Minors in: ...

Dealing with the Rising incidences of Rape and Defilement of Minors in: Revising Government and Media Approach
Author: Victor Sawyerr, April 22 2014        In most of Africa, rape is simply regarded as forcing sexual intercourse. I believe the definition of what constitutes an act of rape and the laws against rape in ...
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Principles and Considerations for Adding a Vaccine to a National ...

Principles and Considerations for Adding a Vaccine to a National Immunization Programme: From Decision to Implementation and Monitoring
This reference document on vaccine introduction is intended as support for decisionmaking on how to add new vaccines to country immunisation programmes. Based on the 2005 WHO [World Health Organization] Vaccine Introduction Guidelines, it draws ...
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Positive-Deviant Health Data Journalism

Positive-Deviant Health Data Journalism
The Solutions Journalism Network (SJN) is partnering with newsrooms around the United States (US) to identify stories that reveal how communities are improving health outcomes. SJN calls this approach "Positive-Deviant Health Data Journalism." "A ...
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World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development

World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development
"Freedom of expression is essential to dignity, dialogue, democracy and sustainable development. We need to act on the ground - to strengthen national legislative frameworks, to train journalists, to build capacity and advance media and ...
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Technical Report: Systematic Literature Review of the Evidence for Effective ...

Technical Report: Systematic Literature Review of the Evidence for Effective National Immunisation Schedule Promotional Communications
"Given that immunisation coverage must occur at population level for public health objectives and benefits to be fully realised, effective communications planning, and immunisation service delivery, must aim to understand individual choice ...
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Research Manager, Qualitative - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom

Research Manager, Qualitative - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom
Job Introduction A fantastic chance to work as a Qualitative Research Manager in London and across a range of projects delivering research in Africa, Asia, Middle East and Europe has become available, within BBC Media Action Role Responsibility
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Research Manager, Quantitative - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom

Research Manager, Quantitative - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom
Job Introduction An exciting opportunity for BBC Media Action has become available, we are recruiting for a Quantitative Research Manager in London to work across a range of projects delivering research in Africa, Asia, Middle East and Europe. ...
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Survey of the Climate Change Media Partnership Alumni

Survey of the Climate Change Media Partnership Alumni
"[T]he results of the...survey suggest a robust network of individuals - a network that can be characterized by relatively frequent communication, advice-giving, and project partnerships."
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Scoping Report on Interventions for Increasing the Demand for Voluntary ...

Scoping Report on Interventions for Increasing the Demand for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision
This Gates Foundation-funded report by the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation aims to provide guidance for implementers of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programmes and researchers "in the design of innovative ...
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Developing and Implementing Training Materials for Integrated Community Case ...

Developing and Implementing Training Materials for Integrated Community Case Management in South Sudan
This learning paper discusses the adaptation of best practices for delivering training of Community Drug Distributors (CDDs) in the implementation of integrated community case management (ICCM) to the context in South Sudan. In two states of ...
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Senior Media Relations Specialist - The International Food Policy Research ...

Senior Media Relations Specialist - The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) - 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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Effective Messages in Vaccine Promotion: A Randomized Trial

Effective Messages in Vaccine Promotion: A Randomized Trial
Researchers conducted a randomised trial to test 4 different ways of educating parents on the need and benefits of vaccinations - specifically, to test the effectiveness of messages designed to reduce vaccine misperceptions and increase ...
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Use of Mass Media Campaigns to Change Health Behaviour - Lancet

Use of Mass Media Campaigns to Change Health Behaviour - Lancet
"Mass media campaigns are widely used to expose high proportions of large populations to messages through routine uses of existing media, such as television, radio, and newspapers. Exposure to such messages is, therefore, generally passive. Such ...
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Philippines Network of Environmental Journalists (PNEJ)

Philippines Network of Environmental Journalists (PNEJ)
"The local media plays a critical role in influencing how the government and society balance growth with sustainable environment." The Philippine Network of Environmental Journalists (PNEJ) is a non-governmental, non-profit, and non-partisan ...
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Reporter's Guide to the Millennium Development Goals

Reporter's Guide to the Millennium Development Goals
"...[J]ournalism has the power to change lives. So the decision to commission this book was critical given the urgency with which the media must re-engage with social aspects of development."
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Strategic Design of Mass Media: Promoting Breastfeeding in Viet Nam

Strategic Design of Mass Media: Promoting Breastfeeding in Viet Nam
"This is the story of how Alive & Thrive integrated a national mass media campaign into its comprehensive program to improve infant and young child feeding in Viet Nam. Read what it takes to use mass media and why it's essential for scaling ...
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Create HPV Vaccination Communication Strategies

Create HPV Vaccination Communication Strategies
This section of the World Health Organization (WHO) website contains documents gathered to provide guidance on designing and implementing research-based communications strategies for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine introduction. "With a unique ...
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Education Communications Specialist - CAMRIS International - Washington, DC, ...

Education Communications Specialist - CAMRIS International - Washington, DC, United States
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through CAMRIS International partnered with IAP World Services Inc. (IAPWS), to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position: Title:  ...
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Silent Reintroduction of Wild-type Poliovirus to Israel, 2013 - Risk ...

Silent Reintroduction of Wild-type Poliovirus to Israel, 2013 - Risk Communication Challenges in an Argumentative Atmosphere
"Lessons learned from our recent experience may inform risk communication approaches in other countries that may face a similar situation as global polio eradication moves towards the 'End game'."
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Continuous Distribution of LLINs for Malaria Control Toolkit

Continuous Distribution of LLINs for Malaria Control Toolkit
This toolkit brings together resources from recent experiences and research of long-lasting insecticidal net (LLIN) systems of continuous distribution, including such mechanisms as school-based distribution, community volunteers, antenatal ...
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Focus Package: Reaching Urban Youth

Focus Package: Reaching Urban Youth
With this resource, Health COMpass provides access to health communication tools and project materials that focus on reaching urban youth. According to the United Nations, "the world is undergoing the largest wave of urban growth in history." ...
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Focus Package: Gender

Focus Package: Gender
With this resource, Health COMpass provides access to health communication tools and project materials that focus on gender. They also provide a link to a full list of over 70 gender-focused materials available on their site. A sampling of the ...
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Edutainment: Using Stories and Media for Social Action and Behaviour Change

Edutainment: Using Stories and Media for Social Action and Behaviour Change
Produced by the Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication, this manual shares perspectives and insights about edutainment, using popular entertainment formats to tackle serious social issues. The manual is designed for media ...
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Facilitator - Expert in Media Regulation and Journalism Ethics - Internews ...

Facilitator - Expert in Media Regulation and Journalism Ethics - Internews Europe - Europe or Middle East
Duration: 10 weeks consultancy until 10/2015Commencing: AsapReports to: MENA Project DirectorDays: appr. 70 working days a year About Internews Europe Internews Europe is an international development organisation specialising in supporting ...
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Media and Information Literacy: Policy and Strategy Guidelines

Media and Information Literacy: Policy and Strategy Guidelines
"Affording citizens with MIL competencies contributes to free, independent and pluralistic media and information systems, thereby improving the quality of information they provide. While free media is perhaps taken for granted in the western ...
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Agriculture and ICTs

Agriculture and ICTs
Author: Dr. Arpita Sharma, February 20 2014:     Agriculture is the most important sector in developing countries, with the majority of the rural population depending on it. In our Indian scenario, it is said that the country ...
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Making India Free of Polio: The Back Story

Making India Free of Polio: The Back Story
"[I]n India, evidence-based communication strategies - including through interpersonal communication and through social channels - made a marked difference in delivering effective health communication for the polio eradication programme."
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Climate Change in Africa: A Guidebook for Journalists

Climate Change in Africa: A Guidebook for Journalists
This book was produced for journalists and editors, as well as teachers and trainers of journalists, to support improved media coverage of climate change in Africa. According to the publication, climate change poses a clear danger to lives and ...
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Change the World: A Toolkit for Citizen Journalists

Change the World: A Toolkit for Citizen Journalists
"Citizen journalists are playing an increasingly important role reporting on sensitive issues, such as HIV, particularly in countries where free speech and media access is limited."
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Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon - I, a Woman, Can Achieve Anything

Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon - I, a Woman, Can Achieve Anything
"Guaranteeing universal access to equitable and good quality reproductive health information and services free from coercion and discrimination is critical for achieving gender equality and ensuring that women and young people can participate as ...
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Engaging the Last 1% in Pakistan - Communication Strategies to Ensure: ...

Engaging the Last 1% in Pakistan - Communication Strategies to Ensure: Access, Security, Trust
Behavioural outcome: Every child is vaccinated with the oral polio vaccine (OPV). Delivered at the Pakistan Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Poliomyelitis Eradication, which met in Islamabad from November 27-28 2013, this presentation outlines:
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Polio Eradication Initiative Afghanistan: Polio Communication Update and Plans

Polio Eradication Initiative Afghanistan: Polio Communication Update and Plans
In this presentation prepared as part of a polio Technical Advisory Group (TAG) meeting (November 30 - December 1 2013, Kabul, Afghanistan), the Ministry of Public Health explores:
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Afghanistan Polio Communication Review - October 22 to 29 2013

Afghanistan Polio Communication Review - October 22 to 29 2013
"Public awareness was the key for the success we had - in the schools, the mosques - but now keeping polio-free is more important than becoming polio-free." - Governor of Kandahar, Afghanistan
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Sanitation and Hygiene Advocacy and Communication Strategy Framework 2012-2017

Sanitation and Hygiene Advocacy and Communication Strategy Framework 2012-2017
"The strategy focuses on increasing knowledge and perceived importance of sanitation and hygiene practices, with the long term objective of changing the way society thinks so that open defecation is no longer acceptable in India."
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Media RX

Media RX
This is a video (1:35:40 in length) from an event hosted by The Paley Center for Media on December 9 2013 in New York, United States (US) that gathered experts to explore the role of media in providing the public with accurate and useful ...
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Evaluating the Impact of a Joint Communication Campaign on Multiple Sexual ...

 Evaluating the Impact of a Joint Communication Campaign on Multiple Sexual Partnerships in Mozambique: Interim Report
This 56-page document reports on an evaluation of the impact of a mass media behaviour change communication (BCC) campaign in Mozambique that focused on integrating a strategy to reduce multiple sex partnerships (MSP) and concurrent partnerships ...
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The Last Gasp of Empire: Russia's Attempts to Control the Media in the ...

The Last Gasp of Empire: Russia's Attempts to Control the Media in the Former Soviet Republics
This analysis from the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) examines Russian aspirations to influence the news media in the former Soviet republics. As stated here: "The objective appears to be to manipulate their media environments ...
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Learning at Home: Families: Educational Media Use in America

Learning at Home: Families: Educational Media Use in America
A nationally representative online survey of more than 1,500 parents of children age 2 to 10 in the United States (US) released by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop found that, although children's media use soars as they approach ...
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Creating Demand for Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision (VMMC) Website

Creating Demand for Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision (VMMC) Website
The purpose of this website is to offer resources on voluntary male medical circumcision (VMMC) in order to hear about and document initiatives which are working well, in order that implementers are better able to learn from one other. "By ...
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Scaling Up Child Survival Programs with Mass Media and Technology

Scaling Up Child Survival Programs with Mass Media and Technology
This research brief from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) discusses how mass media and information and communication technology (ICT) can "achieve society-wide changes in social and behavioral drivers of health because they ...
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Rumours and fear in South Sudan

Rumours and fear in South Sudan
Author: Manyang David Mayar, January 15 2014      In my hideout for about 200 displaced people near the town of Bor in South Sudan, our day usually started with questions like ‘What have you heard?’ or 'What is new ...
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Communicating During Disasters: Examining the Relationship between ...

Communicating During Disasters: Examining the Relationship between Humanitarian Organizations and Local Media
"When disaster strikes, humanitarian aid organizations often play a pivotal role in relief efforts. Communicating with affected populations is one of the many challenges these groups face during a response operation."
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Encouraging Men’s Participation in HIV and AIDS Prevention and HIV Testing ...

Encouraging Men’s Participation in HIV and AIDS Prevention and HIV Testing Services: Evaluation of the Men As Partners® (MAP) Approach in Côte d’Ivoire
This 45-page report shares insights from a mid-project evaluation of The RESPOND Project's work in Côte d’Ivoire to build the capacity of local and international organisations to use the Men As Partners (MAP) approach to encourage men’s ...
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