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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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Virtual Immunization Connection Network (VICNetwork)

Virtual Immunization Connection Network (VICNetwork)
The Virtual Immunization Communication Network (VICNetwork) is a partnership between the United States-based professional health communicators' National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) and the California Immunization Coalition (CIC) - ...
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Community Radio 2.0

Community Radio 2.0
At this conference session from the 3rd National Community Radio (CR) Sammelan held on February 9-11 2013 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India, Osama Manzar, Director of the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) shared his views on how CR stations ...
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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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"Flag it!"

"Flag it!"
"The mapping tool should not be something that journalists should be afraid of, it is just a matter of being resourceful to know free, good apps, combined with imagination on how to use these tools to tell the story." - from a "Flag it!" participant
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The Arab World Online: Trends in Internet Usage in the Arab Region

The Arab World Online: Trends in Internet Usage in the Arab Region
"[T]he internet is re-shaping societies and economies in the Arab region in new ways." This white paper examines trends across four dimensions of internet usage in the Arab world:
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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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Geojournalism Handbook

Geojournalism Handbook
"Environmental stories are broad by their very nature and it's the job of a reporter to help readers pin down the often interconnected influences that drive environmental change. The growth of large, publicly available datasets about ...
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Gamesandlearning.org

Gamesandlearning.org
What kind of apps are available in the Education category? What are some lessons learned from the 'edutainment' era? How do teachers use games in the classroom?"
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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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Community Engagement and Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

 Community Engagement and Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
This document is a draft policy brief that was prepared for the International Conference on Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH) in Johannesburg, South Africa, August 1-3 2013. As background, the brief states that "most causes of maternal, ...
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Future Priorities for Development Informatics Research from the Post-2015 ...

Future Priorities for Development Informatics Research from the Post-2015 Development Agenda
"[I]f the post-2015 agenda reflects what matters and what works in delivering socio-economic development, then there can be no better guide for prioritising research that makes a difference, and that has a real-world impact."
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Finding Your Way with Online Media: An Implementation Guide for Nonprofits

Finding Your Way with Online Media: An Implementation Guide for Nonprofits
"It is important to ensure that your website and social media platforms work cohesively to achieve your communications goals." This is one suggestion included in an ebook that guides non-profit organisations through the process of implementing ...
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The State of the World’s Children in Numbers: Every Child Counts: Revealing ...

The State of the World’s Children in Numbers: Every Child Counts:  Revealing Disparities, Advancing Children’s Rights
"Data do not, of themselves, change the world. They make change possible - by identifying needs, supporting advocacy, and gauging progress. What matters most is that decision-makers use the data to make positive change, and that the data are ...
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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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Message Mapping

Message Mapping
"By analyzing first-hand accounts from administrators of emergency notification incident management systems, the behavior of end users and recipients of broadcasts, and expert insights from industry professionals such as Dr. Robert Chandler, ...
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Gaming Our Way to a Better Future

Gaming Our Way to a Better Future
"By their very nature, videogames can engage players in ways that enable players to make their way through the intricacies of policy problems. As players begin to understand them in all their complexity, games may well help their governments ...
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Is There a Link Between Digital Media and Good Governance? What the ...

Is There a Link Between Digital Media and Good Governance? What the Academics Say
"Is there a link between new digital technologies and good governance? What, if any, are the connections between increasingly digitally equipped populations and political change?... Is it legitimate to talk about 'liberation technology’?"
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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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Ekuatorial

Ekuatorial
"One unique element of this project is its incorporation of small local media houses in the regions closest to environmental change. Our hope is that a platform like Ekuatorial can help amplify the voices of local journalists to a global audience ...
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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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Health Care Professional Communication about STI Vaccines with Adolescents ...

Health Care Professional Communication about STI Vaccines with Adolescents and Parents
"Health care professionals (HCPs) have been shown to have a strong beneficial effect on STI [sexually transmitted infection] vaccine uptake, yet studies demonstrate that many HCPs fail to discuss or recommend them to adolescent patients."
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HealthMap.org

HealthMap.org
HealthMap.org is a collection of map, video, and print-based materials on infectious disease outbreaks and related topics from a team of researchers, epidemiologists, and software developers at Boston Children's Hospital, Massachusetts, United ...
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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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HealthMap Vaccine Finder

HealthMap Vaccine Finder
This online tool is an aid to identifying which vaccines a person in the United States (US) might need and where to find them. It is an interactive site that includes a map, a list of vaccines (see below), and a locator that gives an address of ...
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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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HeforShe Campaign

HeforShe Campaign
"It's 2014 and women around the world are still being abused, objectified and silenced. Yet, women are half of the world's potential and every single one has the right to a life free from discrimination. Your voice is powerful - raise it to tell ...
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Nation against Early Marriage

Nation against Early Marriage
"In several communities of rural India, early marriage is the norm - a social practice followed as a tradition. Our research shows that the prevalence of this tradition is not due to the lack of awareness about the legal validity or legitimacy of ...
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World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) 2014

World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) 2014
"If you use digital technologies to create content addressing socially relevant issues, this could be your chance to bring your project to a stage of global recognition."
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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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Y4PE (Youth for Polio Eradication)

Y4PE (Youth for Polio Eradication)
"[Y]outh's productive engagement in the polio/RI programme will provide it with a source of continued dynamism and productive energy. This is especially so as the Polio Eradication programme is transcending into a crucial phase, as for over three ...
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ACT 2015: One Goal, Many Voices

ACT 2015: One Goal, Many Voices
"Together, we can agree and advocate for a new post 2015 framework that ensures sexual and reproductive health and rights and addresses the realities of young people today."
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International Women's Initiative Survivors' Blog

International Women's Initiative Survivors' Blog
International Women's Initiative (IWI)'s Survivors' Blog is designed to be an open window for exploring issues related to women's rights, health, and development globally. IWI is an organisation working for equality and human rights for women. ...
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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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Family Planning Goes Social: Using Social Media to Create, Connect, and Come ...

Family Planning Goes Social: Using Social Media to Create, Connect, and Come Together
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) has developed a toolkit to help people working in the field of family planning better understand the major social media tools and networks available and how they can be used strategically to advance programme goals and ...
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Harnessing the Power of Videos: A Video Storytelling Training Toolkit for ...

Harnessing the Power of Videos: A Video Storytelling Training Toolkit for Organizations Working with Adolescent Girls
"Harnessing the Power of Videos is a training toolkit for community-based organizations on how they and the adolescent girls they serve can use visual media and technology to tell their stories and those of their communities; to be heard; and, in ...
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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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Promoting cultural advancement, community integration through radio

Promoting cultural advancement, community integration through radio
Author: Vusumuzi Sifile, February 13 2014:      In the past, traditional authorities across Southern Africa would send messengers to beat some drums, blow trumpets or unleash some smoke in order to communicate a message ...
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Zimbabwe: Communication for Development helps people speak out

Zimbabwe: Communication for Development helps people speak out
Cross-posted from the Progressio website 10 February 2014: Kuziva Zimunya reports from Zimbabwe on how communications skills can empower people to improve their lives. Progressio believes in what I believe in - capacity building at ...
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The Six Things That Make Stories Go Viral Will Amaze, and Maybe Infuriate, You

The Six Things That Make Stories Go Viral Will Amaze, and Maybe Infuriate, You
"What was it about a piece of content - an article, a picture, a video - that took it from simply interesting to interesting and shareable? What pushes someone not only to read a story but to pass it on?"
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HC3's Health Communication Innovation Webinar Series Webinar 4: Youth Campaigns

HC3's Health Communication Innovation Webinar Series Webinar 4: Youth Campaigns
Date: March 11 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT The Johns Hopkins University Global mHealth Initiative presents its fourth Health Communication Innovation webinar. This installment will focus on the design and implementation of social and ...
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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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