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Childhood and Media

Childhood and Media
From Save the Children and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), this guide for journalists and media professionals in Valencia, Spain, is based upon a study, among communication professionals from TV, radio, periodicals, and daily ...
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Children's Media: An Unfinished Theme

Children's Media: An Unfinished Theme
  In this study from Spain, researchers sought to fill a gap in the literature on initiatives of child and youth participation in the production of media content at the municipal level in Spain. This recommendation of the Committee on the ...
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Next Generation of Science Journalists Award 2015

Next Generation of Science Journalists Award 2015
The World Health Summit (WHS) has called for applications for its Young Science Journalists Award:  "In cooperation with Deutsches Ärzteblatt, the European Union of Science Journalists' Associations (EUSJA), and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis ...
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With the grain or against the grain: a media perspective on the governance ...

With the grain or against the grain: a media perspective on the governance question of our time
Author: James Deane, BBC Media Action Director, Policy and Learning, May 20 2015 - I was prompted to write this post by Brian Levy, the rightly respected governance guru of the World Bank, now Senior Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University. ...
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Preventing Public Urination in Bangladesh: A Strategic Blunder?

Preventing Public Urination in Bangladesh: A Strategic Blunder?
Author: Adnan R. Amin, May 19 2015 - BACKGROUND
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How to Do Audience Segmentation

How to Do Audience Segmentation
"Audience segmentation is a key activity within an audience analysis. It is the process of dividing a large audience into smaller groups of people - or segments - who have similar needs, values or characteristics. Segmentation recognizes that ...
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How to Do an Audience Analysis

How to Do an Audience Analysis
"An audience analysis is a process used to identify and understand the priority and influencing audiences for a SBCC [social and behaviour change communication] strategy. The priority and influencing audiences are those people whose behavior must ...
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How to Conduct a Pretest

How to Conduct a Pretest
"Pretesting is the process of bringing together members of the priority audience to react to the components of a communication campaign before they are produced in final form. Pre-testing measures the reaction of the selected group of individuals ...
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How to Write a Creative Brief

How to Write a Creative Brief
"A creative brief is a short, written document used by project managers and creative professionals to guide the development of creative materials (e.g. drama, film, visual design, narrative copy, advertising, websites, slogans) to be used in ...
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WASH for Schoolchildren in Emergencies: A Guidebook for Teachers

WASH for Schoolchildren in Emergencies: A Guidebook for Teachers
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) created this guidebook for teachers in emergency situations. The guidebook, accompanied by regional flashcards (Africa, Afghanistan/Pakistan, and Latin America), and visual aids, provides teachers with ...
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WASH Tools for Implementers Responding to the Nepali Earthquake

WASH Tools for Implementers Responding to the Nepali Earthquake
This blog is cross-posted from the WASH website, linked below, May 4 2015 - In times of disaster, particularly when infrastructure has been compromised and people find themselves together in close quarters, there is an increased risk of ...
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Global Health Reporting Contest

Global Health Reporting Contest
The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), with the support of Johnson & Johnson, is hosting a contest to recognise "the best media coverage of maternal and child health and other urgent health matters such as Ebola and vaccination" in ...
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Sex Workers and Sex Work in South Africa: A Guide for Journalists and Writers

Sex Workers and Sex Work in South Africa: A Guide for Journalists and Writers
This guide was produced to help journalists and writers to report on sex work in South Africa in a respectful and sensitive way. It sets out basic facts about the sex work industry and contains sections on appropriate terminology, use of images, ...
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Assessing Information and Communication Needs: A Quick and Easy Guide for ...

Assessing Information and Communication Needs: A Quick and Easy Guide for Those Working in Humanitarian Response
This guide, developed by Communicating with Disaster-Affected Communities (CDAC) Network Member agencies in collaboration with the Assessment Capacities Project (ACAPS), contains "common tools to assess information and communication needs of ...
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What Do We Know about Communicating with Communities Following an Earthquake?

What Do We Know about Communicating with Communities Following an Earthquake?
 The Communicating with Disaster-Affected Communities (CDAC) Network has put together a lessons-learned web document on communicating with communities following an earthquake, focused on communication with Nepali communities and connecting ...
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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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Effectiveness of Mass Media Interventions for HIV Prevention, 1986–2013: A ...

Effectiveness of Mass Media Interventions for HIV Prevention, 1986–2013: A Meta-analysis
  "The purpose of the present meta-analysis was to expand on previous systematic reviews to examine the overall effectiveness of mass media-delivered HIV interventions and to identify predictors of changes in condom use and HIV-related ...
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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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The Circus of Water

The Circus of Water
The Circus of Water, presented in Nicaragua, is a recreational and educational show which aims to raise awareness through drama about the benefits of water and the importance of protecting it as a natural resource. The show's messaging is ...
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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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For a Childhood and Adolescence without Violence

For a Childhood and Adolescence without Violence
In celebration of the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children, leaders of different religious and faith communities in Panama, members of the Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC), with the support of the United Nations Children's ...
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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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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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Monster Network

Monster Network
This is a multi-platform initiative that promotes the development of skills for safe and beneficial use of information and communication technology (ICT) amongst children between 3 and 7 years of age. It also seeks to provide opportunities for ...
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World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) Webinars on Ebola

World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) Webinars on Ebola
The World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) organised free webinars on Ebola/Infectious diseases in March 2015, which are now available online. They seek to raise journalist's awareness about the current situation and the longer-term ...
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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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Vaccine Safety Events: Managing the Communications Response

Vaccine Safety Events: Managing the Communications Response
"The ease with which information can be disseminated now means that negative comments about vaccines can go 'viral' on the internet without balanced professional input. As a result, the media have found rich pickings in vaccine safety issues.
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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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A Journalist's Toolkit: Reporting on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

A Journalist's Toolkit: Reporting on the Post-2015 Development Agenda
This toolkit is intended for journalists who are covering, or would like to cover, stories relating to sustainable development and the design and implementation proposed for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and related framework of ...
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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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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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Por una Niñez y Adolescencia sin Violencia

Por una Niñez y Adolescencia sin Violencia
En el marco del Día Mundial de Oración y Acción por la Niñez, líderes de diferentes comunidades religiosas y de fe en Panamá, miembros de la Red Global de Religiones a favor de la Niñez (GNRC) con el apoyo de UNICEF Panamá, se  unen ...
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Analysis of Data for Communication Planning and Immunization Drop-out Reduction

Analysis of Data for Communication Planning and Immunization Drop-out Reduction
This PowerPoint presentation informed the discussions at a Johannesburg, South Africa, June 16-20 2003 workshop whose purpose was to improve routine immunisation (RI) coverage and to strengthen evaluation and communication strategies.
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Estrategia de Promoción de Prácticas de Higiene en Escuelas Rurales

Estrategia de Promoción de Prácticas de Higiene en Escuelas Rurales
Trabajo conjunto de Project Concern International (PCI) y la Agencia de Naciones Unidas para la Infancia (UNICEF), con el objetivo de promover la adopción de tres prácticas de higiene: lavado de manos con jabón, disposición adecuada de excretas y ...
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Voces de jóvenes indígenas: Adolescencias, etnicidades y ciudadanías en México

Voces de jóvenes indígenas: Adolescencias, etnicidades y ciudadanías en México
Esta iniciativa de UNICEF y el Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS), se realizó con el objetivo de dar a conocer las voces de los adolescentes indígenas mexicanos. Surgió del interés por explorar ...
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El Circo del Agua

El Circo del Agua
Espectáculo lúdico-didáctico que tiene como objetivo sensibilizar a través del teatro sobre los beneficios del agua y la importancia de cuidar este recurso. Está dirigido a niñas, niños, adolescentes, y también busca incidir en profesores, padres ...
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Bottlenecks and Breakthroughs: Lessons Learned from New Vaccine ...

Bottlenecks and Breakthroughs: Lessons Learned from New Vaccine Introductions in Low-Resource Countries, 2008 to 2013
"Popular demand for and acceptance of these new vaccines (primarily pentavalent, pneumococcal conjugate, and rotavirus vaccines) was relatively high due to knowledge and fear of the target diseases for the new vaccines and to successful ...
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Corruption in Schools Campaign

Corruption in Schools Campaign
Launched by Corruption Watch in late 2013, the Corruption in Schools Campaign is working to encourage public participation in combating corruption in schools in South Africa. Through its online and SMS [text messaging] platforms and other media ...
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