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Desk Review and Qualitative Assessment of Case Management Social and ...

Desk Review and Qualitative Assessment of Case Management Social and Behavior Change Communication Strategies in Four Countries: Ethiopia, Rwanda, Senegal and Zambia
"The purpose of this desk review is to identify promising SBCC practices related to malaria case management at both community and service provider levels in the four focus countries: Zambia, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Senegal."
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Social Mobilisation, Advocacy and Communication for Nutrition

Social Mobilisation, Advocacy and Communication for Nutrition
"Social mobilization, advocacy and communications is a growing priority for SUN countries and increasingly seen as an integral part of the national nutrition strategy.  Countries are at very different stages and employing a variety of ...
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Naz Ahmed and Lisa Zimmermann - The City Academy Bristol/Integrate Bristol - ...

Naz Ahmed and Lisa Zimmermann - The City Academy Bristol/Integrate Bristol - DFID Girl Summit 2014
"We started in 2008 with four girls who wanted to talk about this, at that time, extremely taboo issue [FGM], and we've since grown to a group of well over one hundred young people, including many boys." Lisa Zimmerman Panel Discussion: ...
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Poonam Muttreja - Executive Director, Population Foundation of India - DFID ...

Poonam Muttreja - Executive Director, Population Foundation of India - DFID Girl Summit 2014
"Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon - I, A Woman, Can Achieve Anything is a multi-media initiative which aims to enhance knowledge and change perceptions and attitudes on women’s empowerment, family planning and the social determinants of reproductive ...
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Efua Dorkenoo - Programme Director, End FGM/C Social Change Campaign - DFID ...

Efua Dorkenoo - Programme Director, End FGM/C Social Change Campaign - DFID Girl Summit 2014
"Community is the foundation on which Africa builds its society and shapes its culture." Efua Dorkenoo Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Brands, Media and Communications: Powerful Tools to Shift Social Norms for Girls"
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Bruktawit Tigabu Tadesse - Co-founder, Whizz Kids - DFID Girl Summit 2014

Bruktawit Tigabu Tadesse - Co-founder, Whizz Kids - DFID Girl Summit 2014
"The parents and the community gather around and watch this film.... They see the transformation and they are really amazed." Bruktawit Tigabu Tadesse Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress "Brands, Media and Communications: Powerful Tools to ...
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Hekate Papadaki - Grants and Development Manager, Rosa Fund - DFID Girl ...

Hekate Papadaki - Grants and Development Manager, Rosa Fund - DFID Girl Summit 2014
"We are working with the diaspora community in the UK. We heard... on Monday that we have 137,000 women living with FGM in the UK and approximately 60,000 girls born to those women." Hekate Papadaki Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress ...
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Sonali Khan - Vice President, Breakthrough - DFID Girl Summit 2014

Sonali Khan - Vice President, Breakthrough - DFID Girl Summit 2014
"I carry the burden of numbers....if we are not able to scale up, the whole question of urgency (on CEFM) will not be met." Sonali Khan Panel Discussion: Spotlight on Progress - "Reaching Millions, Not Hundreds: Experiences in Scaling Up ...
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Wazazi Nipendeni - Love Me, Parents

Wazazi Nipendeni - Love Me, Parents
"Wazazi Nipendeni (Love me, Parents) is a national safe motherhood social and behavior change communication (SBCC) campaign that aims to encourage Tanzanian women and their partners to take steps for a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery."
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Communication and Social Mobilization in Yellow Fever Mass Vaccination Campaigns

Communication and Social Mobilization in Yellow Fever Mass Vaccination Campaigns
"Effective communication techniques - in the form of advocacy, social mobilization, and social and behavioral change - are key to a successful mass vaccination campaign. At a minimum, the Yellow Fever Initiative recommended that certain specific ...
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Countering Myths and Misperceptions about Contraceptives

Countering Myths and Misperceptions about Contraceptives
"This issue of Outlook examines the scope and impact of misperceptions about contraception, the science behind debunking misperceptions, and approaches that programs are using to address this persistent problem."
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Summary Report on the Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Poliomyelitis ...

Summary Report on the Technical Advisory Group Meeting on Poliomyelitis Eradication for Pakistan
"...[M]ass media, branding and programme communication activities should reinforce, not distract from, improved operational performance of vaccinators...""
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After the Revolution: What Do Libyans and Tunisians Believe about their Media?

After the Revolution: What Do Libyans and Tunisians Believe about their Media?
"What do the people of Libya and Tunisia believe about their media after the Arab Spring? What opinions do audiences in the two countries share, what are the differences between them and what information sources do they trust? This briefing ...
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Resilience and Humanitarian Response: Helping People Deal with Risk, Respond ...

Resilience and Humanitarian Response: Helping People Deal with Risk, Respond to Change and Cope with Emergencies
"At BBC Media Action, the BBC’s international development charity, we believe that media and communication can help people become more resilient and recover more swiftly from disaster."
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Dream, Save, Do: Financial Empowerment for Families

Dream, Save, Do: Financial Empowerment for Families
"The ability to make careful choices, plan, and save is essential for positive health, education, and overall life outcomes. As with so many other critical life skills, establishing a foundation for these abilities in the earliest years is ...
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Healthy Start Advocacy Campaign

Healthy Start Advocacy Campaign
"Healthy Start is WaterAid’s four-year (2015-2019) campaign focused on improving the health and nutrition of newborn babies and children." The campaign aims to bring forward the evidence of "access to clean water for hygiene" on lowering infant ...
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Women's Voices, Powering Change Project

Women's Voices, Powering Change Project
Launched in 2015, Internews is implementing a 5-year project to assemble a global network of collaborators to: increase women’s leadership in the media and information communications technology fields; improve the quality and coverage of ...
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Designing a Social and Behavior Change Communication Strategy

Designing a Social and Behavior Change Communication Strategy
"The planning steps included in this implementation kit provide guidance on how to develop a communication strategy for social and behavior change communication (SBCC).
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Are we on the right track? Women's Evaluations vs Evaluation Practices

Are we on the right track? Women's Evaluations vs Evaluation Practices
Author: Ranjani K. Murthy, June 15 2015 - When I asked women and men from six Chennai [India] slums: "What are the changes - positive and negative - you have seen in the last five years in the institutions of marriage, family, markets and state?" ...
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Cleaner, Healthier, Happier

Cleaner, Healthier, Happier
This Sesame Workshop initiative consists of a multi-media intervention to promote positive health behaviours in children ages three to seven years and their caregivers in Bangladesh, India, and Nigeria - with a focus on some of the economically ...
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Aprendiendo en Casa: Media as a Learning Tool among Hispanic-Latino Families

Aprendiendo en Casa: Media as a Learning Tool among Hispanic-Latino Families
"In this study, we look at media access among Hispanic-Latino families, children’s use of content that parents considered educational, parents’ perceptions of their child’ learning from educational media, parents' own use of technology for their ...
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ProPAN: Process for the Promotion of Child Feeding - Field Manual

ProPAN: Process for the Promotion of Child Feeding - Field Manual
ProPAN is a tool to design, implement, and evaluate interventions and programmes to improve infant and young child diet and feeding, updated to ProPAN 2.0. It includes 1) this field manual with step-by-step guidelines on how to apply quantitative ...
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Handwashing Promotion Monitoring and Evaluation Module

Handwashing Promotion Monitoring and Evaluation Module
  "Programmes that promote handwashing are diverse and vary in scope. The content of this module is designed to be adapted to a variety of programmes." This handwashing promotion evaluation guide is designed to explain planning and ...
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Post 2015 Hygiene Advocacy Toolkit

Post 2015 Hygiene Advocacy Toolkit
This hygiene advocacy toolkit is an evidence-based resource that outlines why hygiene must be a priority in the Post-2015 sustainable development agenda and goals (SDGs). It was developed by the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing ...
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Health Communication: Enabling Voluntary and Informed Decision-making

Health Communication: Enabling Voluntary and Informed Decision-making
This High Impact Practices (HIP) Health Communication brief highlights practices in family planning (FP) communication gleaned from interventions that show strategies aimed to maximise FP investments. HIP briefs like this one are ...
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Family Planning High Impact Practices List

Family Planning High Impact Practices List
This High Impact Practices (HIP) list highlights practices in family planning (FP) from interventions that show strategies aimed to maximise investments through effective service delivery or systems interventions.  Practices were identified ...
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Gender Equity and Family Planning Outcomes in Health Communication Programs: ...

Gender Equity and Family Planning Outcomes in Health Communication	Programs: A Secondary Data Analysis
"Research has demonstrated the multi-level and multifaceted linkages between measures of gender equity/equality and family planning (FP) practices. Yet, major gaps in knowledge about the complex relationship between gender equity and reproductive ...
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More than a cup of tea

More than a cup of tea
Author: Fiona Ledger, May 29 2015 - There’s more to a cup of tea than meets the eye - it’s not just wet, hot and thirst quenching, it’s also a media vehicle for promoting tolerance and social inclusion.
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What Have We Learnt about CwC Coordination from Previous Experience?

What Have We Learnt about CwC Coordination from Previous Experience?
"The CDAC (communicating with disaster affected communities) Network aims to ensure that communities affected by, and prone to, crisis are better able to withstand and recover from humanitarian emergencies, and are actively engaged in decisions ...
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Africa Freedom Day Includes Freedom of Expression

Africa Freedom Day Includes Freedom of Expression
Author Vusumuzi Sifile, May 27 2015 - When Kwame Nkrumah and other African leaders met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in May 1963, they were driven by the dream of an African continent where people enjoyed freedoms that would enable them to drive ...
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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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Influencing Social Transformation

Influencing Social Transformation
Author Lilian Kiefer, May 27 2015 - In a society faced with high poverty levels, and limited participation of poor and marginalised people in productive activities, social challenges arise. These include wide economic inequalities, ...
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Reality TV for Resilience: Can Reality TV Help Communities to Better Cope ...

Reality TV for Resilience: Can Reality TV Help Communities to Better Cope with  Climate Risks?
Reality television show Amrai Pari, broadcast in Bangladesh through BBC Media Action, reaches 15.8 million people with messaging on climate risk and resilience. This research was intended to measure "how target communities worked together to ...
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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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Nepal Earthquake: sharing life-saving information during a crisis

Nepal Earthquake: sharing life-saving information during a crisis
Author: Kirsty Cockburn, May 4 2015 - When Saturday’s devastating earthquake struck, I’d just finished filming with Sajha Sawal, BBC Media Action’s debate programme in Nepal.
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Wize Up Zimbabwe - The aftermath

Wize Up Zimbabwe - The aftermath
Author: Nokholo Mhluzani, April 30 2015 - Towards the end of the year 2014 Action IEHDC [Action Institute for Environment, Health and Development Communication] produced a television talk show under the Wize Up, your decision your life campaign. ...
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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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Loving Love9: Findings from the Cambodia Qualitative Assessment of Love9

Loving Love9: Findings from the Cambodia Qualitative Assessment of Love9
This BBC Media Action research examines the influence of Love9, a weekly TV and radio programme which aimed to address sexual and reproductive health (SRH) issues among young people in Cambodia. Love9 employs a "combination of drama, comedy, ...
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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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The Situation of Journalists in Pakistan

The Situation of Journalists in Pakistan
Author: Sahib Khan, May 28 2015 - Exposure visits for journalists to areas like the drought-stricken Sindh province, Pakistan, are being organized by NGOs [non-governmental organisations] for journalists in which the logistic supports are being ...
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Son de Tambora 312 - Infancia y Comunicación para el Cambio Social y de ...

De: La Iniciativa de Comunicación Comunicación y medios para el desarrollo de América Latina y el Caribe 
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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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