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Community engagement and sexuality education in conservative contexts: the case of Pakistan
December 6, 2016

Community engagement and sexuality education in conservative contexts: the ...

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Originally posted on the BBC Media Action Insight blog by Dr. Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli and Marina Plesons, World Health Organization (WHO) Department of Reproductive Health and Research, December 1 2016 - How can community engagement be used to ...

Lifeline - Working with Broadcasters in Humanitarian Crises: Tips for Aid Workers on Working with Media to Save Lives
December 6, 2016

Lifeline - Working with Broadcasters in Humanitarian Crises: Tips for Aid ...

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This guide aims to support humanitarian organisations to work with broadcasters to produce programming that will help save lives and reduce suffering as part of an emergency response. As stated in the guide, local and national broadcasters can ...

Using Media Freedom Indices in Media Development: How the Different Information Tools Can Be Used
December 2, 2016

Using Media Freedom Indices in Media Development: How the Different ...

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"Media freedom rankings reveal much about the state of the media around the world. That makes them popular with media development organizations and donors needing to decide where to invest their resources. But this entails knowing what kind of ...

Media Freedom Indices: What They Tell Us - And What They Don't
December 2, 2016

Media Freedom Indices: What They Tell Us - And What They Don't

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"While press freedom rankings determine national and international media policies, it is not always clear as to how objective these rankings really are."

Combatting Japanese Encephalitis in Nepal: A Public Health Success Story
November 30, 2016

Combatting Japanese Encephalitis in Nepal: A Public Health Success Story

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"Nepal demonstrates that, through commitment, resourcefulness, and creativity, it is possible to successfully implement a routine JE vaccination program despite logistical and financial challenges." From PATH, this case study details Nepal's ...

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 ...

Getting the Words Right: A Gender Sensitive Language Guide for the Sri Lanka Media
November 30, 2016

Getting the Words Right: A Gender Sensitive Language Guide for the Sri Lanka ...

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"As journalists, we need to understand the connection between our language use and our social reality. Because it is also sensible and professional to do so. If we use language that seeks to 'negate' or 'erase' women from language, it invariably ...

Vaccine Innovation Lexicon
November 29, 2016

Vaccine Innovation Lexicon

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"...aims to establish a common vaccine innovation vocabulary to help ensure clarity in our communications..." This lexicon was developed by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and PATH as a ready reference for partners to establish a common vaccine ...

Can Gossip Change Nutrition Behaviour? Results of a Mass Media and Community-Based Intervention Trial in East Java, Indonesia
November 28, 2016

Can Gossip Change Nutrition Behaviour? Results of a Mass Media and ...

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"...novel theory-driven approaches which employ emotional motivators are capable of having an effect on improving dietary diversity and the regularity of vegetable and fruit intake among children aged 6-24 months." This study explored whether a ...

LEARNO.NET: Professional Video Training by EJC
November 16, 2016

LEARNO.NET: Professional Video Training by EJC

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LEARNO.NET is an online learning platform launched in December 2015 by the European Journalism Centre (EJC). Designed especially for journalists and journalism students, LEARNO.NET also serves bloggers, advocacy groups, media entrepreneurs, and ...

What are the challenges facing young people in East Africa?
November 16, 2016

What are the challenges facing young people in East Africa?

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Originally posted on the BBC Media Action Insight blog by Alasdair Stuart on November 3 2016 - Alasdair Stuart shares the challenges faced by young people in Tanzania, Somalia and Kenya and outlines how they themselves think the media can ...

A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying Communication for Development (C4D) to Counter-Trafficking Activities
November 15, 2016

A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying Communication for Development (C4D) to ...

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Guided by other communication for development (C4D) tools in existence, IOM X - the International Organization for Migration (IOM)'s campaign to encourage safe migration and public action to stop exploitation and human trafficking - created its ...

#Unite4Heritage
November 10, 2016

#Unite4Heritage

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"Empowering youth to actively participate in cultural life and equipping learners to become responsible global citizens is vital to forging more fair, inclusive and peaceful societies. Digital technologies and the Internet, which impact on the ...

Revitalizing the Home-Based Record: Reflections from an Innovative South-South Exchange for Optimizing the Quality, Availability and Use of Home-Based Records in Immunization Systems
November 10, 2016

Revitalizing the Home-Based Record: Reflections from an Innovative ...

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"There is growing interest to invest in improving our understanding of how HBRs function in practice, how they may support good recording practices that benefit facility-based recording systems, how they may support more effective communication ...

Home-based Record Repository
November 10, 2016

Home-based Record Repository

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The purpose of this repository for home-based vaccination records, including national immunisation or child health cards, is to support the free and open exchange of information related to home-based record (HBR) content and design that ...

Media and Political Participation: Fostering Inclusive Governance
November 9, 2016

Media and Political Participation: Fostering Inclusive Governance

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"Accountability is enhanced when citizens play an active role in making demands and when officials are expected to respond to those demands with satisfactory answers and actions." This research on BBC Media Action's governance programmes for ...

Your issue’s in danger! Why advocacy groups should apply evidence-based communication
November 6, 2016

Your issue’s in danger! Why advocacy groups should apply evidence-based ...

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Author: Espen Malling, November 16 2016 - The process of change is inseparable from the process of communication. Therefore, advocacy groups and other proponents of a knowledge-based development of society risk undermining their cause if failing ...

Why isn't communication a greater public health priority?
November 3, 2016

Why isn't communication a greater public health priority?

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Author: BBC Media Action's Caroline Sugg, November 3 2016 - Drawing on her new policy briefing, Caroline Sugg reflects on why communication is often a peripheral part of public health interventions, looking at challenges around evidence, the ...

Working with News and Social Media to Prevent Violence against Women and Their Children: A Strategic Framework for Victoria
October 26, 2016

Working with News and Social Media to Prevent Violence against Women and ...

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...a map of the approaches required and a supporting tool to align and encourage informed and critical engagement with news and social media on VAW [violence against women]..." This Framework reflects the experience of Melbourne, Australia's ...

We need more media coverage of disaster prevention
October 20, 2016

We need more media coverage of disaster prevention

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Author: Marcus Oxley, October 20 2016 - Marking International Day for Disaster Reduction, Marcus Oxley argues that we need more media coverage of disasters before – rather than after – they happen. This would make prevention more of a priority, ...

Synthesis Report of the Rapid Assessment of Adolescent and HIV Programme Context in Five Countries: Botswana, Cameroon, Jamaica, Swaziland and Zimbabwe
October 13, 2016

Synthesis Report of the Rapid Assessment of Adolescent and HIV Programme ...

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“At a time when AIDS-related deaths are declining rapidly in other population groups, AIDS-related deaths among adolescents aged 10–19 are not declining and AIDS remains the second leading cause of death in adolescents globally. It is the leading ...

Priya's Shakti and Priya's Mirror
October 11, 2016

Priya's Shakti and Priya's Mirror

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"...shatters the taboos around gender based violence through art, education, and a strong identifiable female character who is a rape survivor and superhero."

An independent Nepali media has never been more needed
October 10, 2016

An independent Nepali media has never been more needed

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Author: Kiran Bhandari, Dipak Bhattarai and James Deane, October 10 2016 - Nepal’s media has played a pivotal role in the country’s democratic transition but how successful has it been at fighting corruption and boosting accountability? Nepal ...

Getting data on the lives of ordinary people in the developing world
October 10, 2016

Getting data on the lives of ordinary people in the developing world

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Authors: Kavita Abraham Dowsing and Sonia Whitehead, October 10 2016 - Ahead of the launch of BBC Media Action’s data portal in October, Kavita Abraham-Dowsing and Sonia Whitehead explain why we need more data about the views, aspirations and ...

Reporting on Violence against Women: A Case Study of Select News Media in Seven Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean
October 5, 2016

Reporting on Violence against Women: A Case Study of Select News Media in ...

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"As news media actors select, articulate, and disseminate information, they are implicated in the public discourse that informs social beliefs and behaviors. It is therefore essential that news media actors be sensitized to this issue in a way ...

SBCC for Emergency Preparedness Implementation Kit
October 4, 2016

SBCC for Emergency Preparedness Implementation Kit

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"A well-coordinated, timely and strategic communication strategy and implementation plan can manage people's expectations during an emergency and assist response efforts. Affected communities can be engaged and supported to make the required ...

Good Men Give Value to Women
October 3, 2016

Good Men Give Value to Women

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Implemented by Paz y Desarrollo (PYD) Cambodia, a Spanish non-governmental organisation (NGO), in partnership with the Ministry of Women's Affairs (MoWA), Good Men Give Value to Women - the Good Men campaign - sought to contribute to the ...

Protecting the Science Communication Environment: The Case of Childhood Vaccines
September 30, 2016

Protecting the Science Communication Environment: The Case of Childhood Vaccines

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"Displaying a level of inattention to evidence-based methods of science communication as aggressive as its dedication to evidence-based practices of medicine, the institutions best situated to counteract influences subversive of public confidence ...

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 ...

Documenting Best Practices: Advocacy on Integrating SRH HIV
September 26, 2016

Documenting Best Practices: Advocacy on Integrating SRH HIV

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"...when HIV/AIDS programs are linked with other initiatives {e.g. family planning, sexual health, ante- and post-natal care, gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and services, prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), ...

An Overview of the Current Challenges to the Safety and Protection of Journalists
September 26, 2016

An Overview of the Current Challenges to the Safety and Protection of ...

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The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) produced this high-level overview report on the status of journalist safety, which seeks to increase the understanding of media leaders about the threats inherent in the practice of journalism ...

Will the World Development Report miss out the media's role in public dialogue?
September 21, 2016

Will the World Development Report miss out the media's role in public dialogue?

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Author: Will Taylor, September 21 2016 - Will Taylor reviews the ‘green cover’ draft of the World Development Report, which puts a spotlight on the media but could do more to lay out how to support inclusive public dialogue at scale. Induced ...

Mexican Journalism, Still in the Line of Fire
September 20, 2016

Mexican Journalism, Still in the Line of Fire

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"Journalists in Mexico should not give up on the idea of forming a common front against the violence, something that international organizations should also support."

The Refugee Journalism Project
September 19, 2016

The Refugee Journalism Project

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"At a time when the British press has a ready use for stories about refugees, it has yet to make space for stories by them....The story by the refugee journalist needs to be heard – not just for its own sake but to address the imbalance in our ...

Public service broadcasting in fragile states: are we flogging a dead horse?
September 14, 2016

Public service broadcasting in fragile states: are we flogging a dead horse?

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Author: James Deane, September 14 2016 - James Deane argues that the concept of media systems capable of: engaging everyone in society, acting independently and enabling dialogue across divides appears increasingly – rather than decreasingly – ...

Memory Studies - A Brief Concept Paper
September 12, 2016

Memory Studies - A Brief Concept Paper

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"The concept of collective memory rests upon the assumption that every social group develops a memory of its past which allows it to preserve and pass along its self-image."

HIV Prevention Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women - Putting HIV Prevention Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women on the Fast-Track and Engaging Men and Boys
September 7, 2016

HIV Prevention Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women - Putting HIV ...

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“The number of new HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women in sub-Saharan Africa remains exceptionally high. In 2015, 450 000 [380 000–530 000] new infections occurred among adolescent girls and young women aged 15 to 24 years, ...

Social and Behavior Change Communication to Support Early Grade Reading
September 2, 2016

Social and Behavior Change Communication to Support Early Grade Reading

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"Knowledge is necessary, but not sufficient, for behavior change."

Experiences in Conducting Participatory Communication Research for HIV Prevention Globally: Translating Critical Dialog into Action through Action Media
September 2, 2016

Experiences in Conducting Participatory Communication Research for HIV ...

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"Communication to address public health concerns is typically developed through expert-led didactic approaches that, at best, engage audiences at the end of the development cycle through pretesting of communication concepts. Action Media provides ...

Interventions to Improve HPV Vaccine Uptake: A Systematic Review
August 30, 2016

Interventions to Improve HPV Vaccine Uptake: A Systematic Review

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"Multiple interventions to address poor vaccination rates have increased knowledge of HPV-related diseases and the HPVV....Although vaccination intent was increased, it was neither sustained nor translated into vaccination behavior. Furthermore, ...

Public Health Communication has to be 'Mainstream'
August 29, 2016

Public Health Communication has to be 'Mainstream'

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Author: Anshuman Rawat, August 24 2016 [cross-posted from Anshuman Rawat's blog site, linked below] - A cursory study of health communication would reveal that when it comes to catching eyeballs, the catchy promotions of, for example, private ...

Journalism in Conflict and Post-Conflict Conditions: Worldwide Perspectives
August 25, 2016

Journalism in Conflict and Post-Conflict Conditions: Worldwide Perspectives

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"[R]eporting on events is not just a passive process. In constructing a narrative for the reader, the journalist plays an active role in defining the event in question and underlining what is at stake. In so doing, the journalist both reports as ...

Climate Knowledge Brokers Manifesto
August 29, 2016

Climate Knowledge Brokers Manifesto

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"The CKB [Climate Knowledge Brokers] group believes that people who are trying to address climate change or adapt to its impacts deserve high quality information to support them in their decision making." The Climate Knowledge Brokers Manifesto ...

Ukraine: Reporting Conflict
August 26, 2016

Ukraine: Reporting Conflict

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"The challenge is to find new ways of covering the ongoing problems and how to find a fresh approach which will inform and educate the wider public." This booklet aims to provide some pointers and practical advice for journalists in Ukraine - a ...

Broadcasting Peace: A Case Study on Education for Peace, Participation and Skills Development Through Radio and Community Dialogue
August 26, 2016

Broadcasting Peace: A Case Study on Education for Peace, Participation and ...

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This case study looks at a youth-focused communication for development intervention in Uganda carried out in partnership with the Straight Talk Foundation as part of the Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy in Conflict-Affected Contexts (PBEA) ...

Communication for Humanitarian Action Toolkit (CHAT)
August 24, 2016

Communication for Humanitarian Action Toolkit (CHAT)

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"Well-planned communication can help to promote community resilience and reduce vulnerability to a wide range of disasters and emergency situations." From the University of Adelaide, Applied Communication Collaborative Research Unit (ACCRU), the ...

Community Perceptions of Behaviour Change Communication Interventions of the Maternal Neonatal and Child Health Programme in Rural Bangladesh: An Exploratory Study
August 24, 2016

Community Perceptions of Behaviour Change Communication Interventions of the ...

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"Our findings about community perceptions of the BCC tools, reveal that a well co-ordinated, simultaneous and repeated use of different channels are likely to continue to be useful to communicate and reinforce key, carefully structured messages ...

National Emergency Action Plan for Polio Eradication 2016/17 [Pakistan]
August 24, 2016

National Emergency Action Plan for Polio Eradication 2016/17 [Pakistan]

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"Our communications strategy was very effective in building community acceptance and demand for vaccination and in particular has positioned our brave 'Frontline Workers' as the true heroes of polio eradication working tirelessly for and within ...

Participatory Visual Methodologies in Global Public Health
August 23, 2016

Participatory Visual Methodologies in Global Public Health

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"The power of the visual to represent what is not easily put into words, especially by marginalised populations, is a key aspect of visual research. The idea of participant-generated data, and the power of participants to be in a position to ...

Adolescent Boys and Young Men: Engaging Them as Supporters of Gender Equality and  Health and Understanding Their Vulnerabilities
August 22, 2016

Adolescent Boys and Young Men: Engaging Them as Supporters of Gender ...

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“Far too many boys approach adolescence having experienced violence, witnessed violence, dropped out of school, had risky sex, or practiced other risk-taking behaviors because they believe that they must do so to be seen by their peers and their ...

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