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Mr Condom and me

Mr Condom and me
Author: Boyd Chibale, July 25 2014 - "Well, I am made of latex, and I come in lots of different brands, shapes and sizes. I am anything from small to extra-large, strawberry and banana flavoured," says Mr Condom, one of the stars of a brand new ...
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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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Polio-Free Chad: UNICEF Quarterly Newsletter on the Polio Eradication ...

Polio-Free Chad: UNICEF Quarterly Newsletter on the Polio Eradication Initiative in Chad [July 2014]
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Chad Country Office released this edition of its quarterly newsletter to announce that, thanks to rigorous polio campaigning, the country has achieved a polio-free status for 2 consecutive years.
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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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Gender Equality Mainstreaming - Technology (GEM-TECH) Award

Gender Equality Mainstreaming - Technology (GEM-TECH) Award
"The initiative comes in the wake of the disclosure of 'diversity' figures by major tech companies, including Google, Facebook, Yahoo and LinkedIn, which reveal that, across the board, the number of women in tech jobs is well under 20 per cent, ...
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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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Country Director/Radio Producer - Development Media International - ...

Country Director/Radio Producer - Development Media International - Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Development Media International (DMI) is a London-based organisation which uses mass media to change behaviours and improve health in developing countries (www.developmentmedia.net).  In 2011 DMI launched the world’s first scientific trial ...
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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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Effective Approaches for Programming to Reduce Adolescent Vulnerability to ...

Effective Approaches for Programming to Reduce Adolescent Vulnerability to HIV Infection, HIV Risk, and HIV-Related Morbidity and Mortality: A Systematic Review of Systematic Reviews
"HIV programming for adolescents should focus on interventions of proven effectiveness and address underlying factors driving incidence and lack of effective treatment and care in this age group."
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South Sudan: making PSAs that matter

South Sudan: making PSAs that matter
Author: Cassie Biggs, June 27 2014 - Voice of Hope radio station in the South Sudanese town of Wau lies in a green and peaceful compound, overlooked by an impressive red brick cathedral built in the 1900s. I had the chance to visit this friendly ...
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Transforming family health in India: lessons learned

Transforming family health in India: lessons learned
Author: Radharani Mitra, June 26 2014 - Over the past three and a half years, a large team of over 250 people has been hard at work on an ambitious project that aims to improve family health in Bihar, one of the poorest and most populous states ...
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A new Nigeria begins with me

A new Nigeria begins with me
Author: Abosede Olowoyeye, February 14 2014 - It was a typical Sunday morning. I was in the car driving to church and happily humming a tune to myself. But then, as I took a turn off the highway, I found the road ahead blocked - cordoned off for ...
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Proving the impact of media on behaviour change

Proving the impact of media on behaviour change
Author: Kavita Abraham Dowsing and Leonie Hoijtink, June 20 2014 - The expectations and excitement levels among our research and learning team here at BBC Media Action were high. The largest single study using a randomised control trial (RCT) to ...
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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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Dr Graham Mytton - Audience Research Training and Consultancy - United Kingdom

Dr Graham Mytton - Audience Research Training and Consultancy - United Kingdom
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE In reverse order with the most recent first. 2012 and 2013 - Trainer in audience research for TV and radio broadcasters in Tunisia and Algeria for BBC Media Action, the BBC World Service’s development arm.
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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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Ruka Juu II: Young Farmers in Business: Impact Study

Ruka Juu II: Young Farmers in Business: Impact Study
This 88-page report shares findings of an evaluation of the second season of Ruka Juu (Jump Up), a television show produced by Femina HIP in Tanzania which was designed to inspire and inform youth to take up viable rural livelihood opportunities. ...
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School-girl pregnancies: Elephant in the room for Zambian schools

School-girl pregnancies: Elephant in the room for Zambian schools
Author: Elias Banda, June 23 2014 - The large number of Zambian school girls under the age of 16-years-old falling pregnant within the school system is a serious cause for concern that should make all of us to pause and seek honest answers on how ...
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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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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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Making friends with Mehendi

Making friends with Mehendi
Author: Shefali Chaturvedi, June 13 2014 - It was my first foreign trip. My first international conference. And my first chance to talk about our radio programme Khirki Mehendiwali on the international stage.
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Doug Ward

Doug Ward’s passion for radio was stoked by listening to crystal sets in the 1940s, then helping design CBC’s As It Happens in the 70’s, and now working with rural African broadcasters to give voice to small-scale farmers. He is Chair of the ...
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South Sudan: reaching out to mothers and babies amid conflict

South Sudan: reaching out to mothers and babies amid conflict
Author: Daniel Realkuy Awad Barnaba, June 11 2014 - When fighting broke out last December in South Sudan, members of our radio team were among the thousands who had to flee.  After a few very difficult months, we’re all back in Juba and our ...
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"Please make sure we are no longer killed for political reasons"

"Please make sure we are no longer killed for political reasons"
Author: Ismael Saadat, June 11 2014 - "Sir, I have a request. As a future president of Afghanistan, please make sure we are no longer killed for political reasons. Let us die our natural deaths.”
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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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How Do Political Debate Programmes Influence Political Participation? A Case ...

How Do Political Debate Programmes Influence Political Participation? A Case Study from Nepal
"...[T]he study found that listening to Sajha Sawal was significantly associated with an increase in political participation. How much a person was exposed to Sajha Sawal was also a factor: the greater the exposure, the greater the increase in ...
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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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Research at BBC Media Action: Putting Our Audience First

Research at BBC Media Action: Putting Our Audience First
"Research is embedded across our project life cycle. Findings inform our work, bridging theory and practice to provide an evidence base both for our own programmes and for anyone working in media and development worldwide." This Research and ...
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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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Promoting Accountability through Debate in the Palestinian Territories

Promoting Accountability through Debate in the Palestinian Territories
"These programmes are designed to provide Palestinians with the opportunity to question decision-makers face-to-face." In this research, BBC Media Action surveyed audience reaction to the Palestinian Debates, two factual debate programmes. ...
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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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Can we improve women's health without improving their status?

Can we improve women's health without improving their status?
Author: Laura Smethurst, May 28 2014 - “Men know more about everything. They also understand [things] better. We women are very emotional and thus do not take practical decisions. They are also the ones who earn money by working tirelessly and ...
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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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Malaria Communication Project Cambodia

Malaria Communication Project Cambodia
"With malaria cases in Cambodia declining, this project aimed to raise awareness among at-risk communities and reinforce knowledge about malaria prevention, diagnosis, and treatment."
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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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Communication and education for peace in military-controlled South Sudan - ...

Communication and education for peace in military-controlled South Sudan - Part II
Author: Kerida McDonald, UNICEF Senior Advisor, May 19 2014 - Juba, South Sudan - Without the luxury of coffee to start the first day of our mission in Mingkaman we joined the early morning community leaders meeting which provided a perfectly ...
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Nous sommes le futur du Maroc [We Are the Future of Morocco]

Nous sommes le futur du Maroc [We Are the Future of Morocco]
"You have a story, poem, song, essay, interview to share with your peers in Morocco and the whole world?" Dedicated to children's rights, peace, cultural exchange, education, and youth empowerment, this project uses social media, radio and other ...
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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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