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A Marketing Plan for Community Radio

A Marketing Plan for Community Radio
Author: John Goslino, April 23 2014       As someone involved in community radio perhaps you are wondering "Why do we need a marketing plan? Why can't we just bumble along as we always have, fighting crises all the ...
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Afghan elections: a battle between fear and hope

Afghan elections: a battle between fear and hope
Author: Shirazuddin Siddiqi, crossposted April 22 2014       Since the departure of the Taliban regime in late 2001, experts on Afghanistan have been saying every year has been a critical year for the country. Often ...
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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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Diffusion of Innovations: An HC3 Research Primer

Diffusion of Innovations: An HC3 Research Primer
"This model highlights the uncertainties associated with new behaviors and helps public health program implementers consider ways to resolve these uncertainties."
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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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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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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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Scaling up Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response in Nairobi and ...

Scaling up Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response in Nairobi and Coast, Kenya
This Pathfinder technical update summarises elements of a programme called 2011 APHIAplus Nairobi-Coast Health Service Delivery project that facilitated the expansion of a gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response programme to six ...
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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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Campus/Community Radio in Canada: Linking Listener to Broadcaster with Web ...

Campus/Community Radio in Canada: Linking Listener to Broadcaster with Web 2.0 Technologies
"Inside media development, it is vital to focus on campus/community radio as an influential source of empowerment, especially for disenfranchised and marginalized groups in society....The implications of a socially connected world though ICTs and ...
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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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Resident Journalism Trainer - Internews Network - South Sudan

Resident Journalism Trainer - Internews Network - South Sudan
GENERAL FUNCTION Internews is currently seeking experienced broadcast professionals to work as senior Resident Journalism or Production trainers.  If you have worked at a senior producer to program editor level you could be part of an ...
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Eye Radio Journalism Trainer and Mentor – Internews Network - South Sudan

Eye Radio Journalism Trainer and Mentor – Internews Network - South Sudan
GENERAL FUNCTION Internews is currently seeking experienced broadcast professionals to work as Senior Resident Journalism trainers and mentors in South Sudan.  If you have worked at a senior producer or program editor level you could be part ...
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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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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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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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Worth 100 Men (Be 100 Ragl)

Worth 100 Men (Be 100 Ragl)
"Fiction can be an engaging, non-confrontational way to set the scene for constructive conversations, even on disturbing issues. We hope that 'Be 100 Ragl' can help to enlighten men and women on how to build a more just and equal society, ...
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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: 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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Translators, Vernacular Radio Pilot Project - MSI - Nairobi, Kenya

Translators, Vernacular Radio Pilot Project - MSI - Nairobi, Kenya
Translators, Vernacular Radio Pilot Project, Nairobi, Kenya **Please note: Only Kenyan citizens are eligible for this position. **
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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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Polio Eradication and Immunisation: Mobilising and Engaging Communities ...

Polio Eradication and Immunisation: Mobilising and Engaging Communities through Radio Game Shows
"Public radio show games conducted in local languages for the communities by the communities is the approach likely to promote lasting change and to support communication activities in immunization and polio eradication. Such programmes increase ...
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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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HPV Vaccine Communication: Special Considerations for a Unique Vaccine

HPV Vaccine Communication: Special Considerations for a Unique Vaccine
"A lack of knowledge about the threat of vaccine-preventable diseases, risks and benefits of vaccines, mistrust of government and health workers, poor service delivery and alternative health or religious beliefs play a role in lower uptake of ...
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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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Impact of a Mass Media Campaign on Bed Net Use in Cameroon

 Impact of a Mass Media Campaign on Bed Net Use in Cameroon
This Malaria journal article discusses the impact of a national communications campaign in Cameroon (July 2011 - March 2012) to accompany the distribution of free long-lasting insecticide treated nets (LLINs) in an effort to reduce the morbidity ...
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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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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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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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Narrowing the Gap between Citizens and Government in Nepal

Narrowing the Gap between Citizens and Government in Nepal
This brief documents research on exposure and engagement of citizens of Nepal with BBC Media Action's Department for International Development (DFID)-funded governance project, comprising three media outputs:
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Sachay Sawal: Connecting Citizens and Political Candidates in Pakistan 2013 ...

Sachay Sawal: Connecting Citizens and Political Candidates in Pakistan 2013 General Elections
BBC Media Action's Sachay Sawal (True Questions) was a series of four electoral debates broadcast in Pakistan during the May 2013 general elections. "The debates were designed to create an opportunity for ordinary Pakistanis to question political ...
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