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A Communication Platform for the Promotion of Human, Sexual and Reproductive ...

A Communication Platform for the Promotion of Human, Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Adolescents in Colombia
This Colombian project, begun in 2007 and now ongoing as Revela2, uses theory and evidence, ongoing research and university partnerships, monitoring and evaluation, strengthening of local and regional capacity, local participation, a focus on ...
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Edutainment and Mobilization for Social Change: For the Promotion of the ...

Edutainment and Mobilization for Social Change: For the Promotion of the Human, Sexual, and Reproductive Rights of Colombia’s Youth and Adolescents
Edutainment +Mobilization = Social Change is a communication and mobilisation process, based in Colombia and on a multimedia edutainment platform, aimed at facilitating dialogue and behaviour change about sexual and reproductive rights (SRR) ...
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Youth in Cambodia: Media Habits and Information Sources

Youth in Cambodia: Media Habits and Information Sources
"This report focuses on the ways in which youth in Cambodia access and use different types of media and explores media as a source of information for young people. It also looks at how media can have an impact on their levels of civic ...
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Libya's Media Frontline

Libya's Media Frontline
Author:  Anne Reevell, September 8 2014 - A month ago I shut the door on the house that has been my home in Tripoli and, with one suitcase, climbed into a convoy with a dozen or so other "internationals" being evacuated from Libya. I'd been ...
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Finance Manager, Global - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom

Finance Manager, Global - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom
Job Introduction An exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager has become available within Media Action
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External Evaluation of the Southern African Regional Social and Behaviour ...

External Evaluation of the Southern African Regional Social and Behaviour Change Communication Programme
"...reviewers have called for more rigorous outcome evaluation designs in the manner conducted here."
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BBC Media Action's Work on Health

BBC Media Action's Work on Health
This video describes BBC Media Action’s work with media and communication to "provide health information and explore social and cultural norms that affect good health" in economically poor areas and developing countries.
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Entertainment Media Can Help Change Behaviors and Stop the Ebola Outbreak

Entertainment Media Can Help Change Behaviors and Stop the Ebola Outbreak
Author: Margaret Miller, cross-posted from The World Bank website, August 22 2014 - In the wake of the current Ebola crisis, the 2011 movie Contagion (See the trailer here) directed by Steven Soderbergh has repeatedly been cited as one of the ...
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Zero to Eight: Children's Media Use in America 2013

Zero to Eight: Children's Media Use in America 2013
"...[T]he media children use can have a profound impact - both positive and negative - on learning, social development, and behavior. The only way to maximize the positive impact of media on children is to have an accurate understanding of the ...
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Lifeline Programming: Communication with Crisis-affected People

Lifeline Programming: Communication with Crisis-affected People
This BBC Media Action programme provides vulnerable communities with information on emergency services and advice on living amidst disaster and working towards recovery. It is a two-way communication programme, also aiming to give affected people ...
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CBA Ebola Briefing for Broadcasters in Affected Areas

CBA Ebola Briefing for Broadcasters in Affected Areas
Published by the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association (CBA), this 8-page guide is designed to help broadcasters in Ebola-affected areas "to develop a clear strategy to ensure that they are able to provide continuous and effective operations ...
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Rules of the Road of Ethical Journalism - Guide

Rules of the Road of Ethical Journalism - Guide
Published by Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR), this booklet outlines ethical guidelines for journalists. According to the publication, "democracy and the rule of law depend on a free and independent press that can help citizens ...
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Reframing the Evidence Debates: A View from the Media for Development Sector

Reframing the Evidence Debates: A View from the Media for Development Sector
"This working paper is designed to identify what evidence is being used in practice and to highlight what is now needed to move the media for development evidence base forward. It aims to be used as the start of a sectorial conversation to inform ...
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Revela2, Desde Todas las Posiciones ("Revealed, From All Positions")

Revela2, Desde Todas las Posiciones ("Revealed, From All Positions")
Revela2 is a multimedia, TV, and social mobilisation edutainment for social change platform for adolescents and youth. The first of its kind in Colombia, it aims to facilitate dialogue and critical reflection about sexuality and sexual and ...
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A&T Framework for Scaling up IYCF Programs

A&T Framework for Scaling up IYCF Programs
"The three A&T country programs reached more than 11 million mothers of children under two years of age within the first three years of implementation through interpersonal communication and/or mass media."
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Project Manager, Asia - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom

Project Manager, Asia - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom
Job Introduction BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development charity, which uses of media and communications to tackle poverty and contribute to long-term change in some of the world’s poorest places.   We do this through ...
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The mass media and family planning in Kenya. International Family Planning ...

The mass media and family planning in Kenya. International Family Planning Perspectives
Westoff, C. F., & Rodriguez, G. (1995). The mass media and family planning in Kenya. International Family Planning Perspectives, 21(1), 26-31, 36.
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Social marketing improved the use of multivitamin and mineral supplements ...

Social marketing improved the use of multivitamin and mineral supplements among resource-poor women in Bolivia.
Warnick, E., Dearden, K. A., Slater, S., Butrón, B., Lanata, C. F., & Huffman, S. L. (2004). Social marketing improved the use of multivitamin and mineral supplements among resource-poor women in Bolivia. Journal of Nutrition Education and ...
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Ebola and C4D

Ebola and C4D
"Access to timely and accurate life-saving information is hence absolutely crucial. This is where UNICEF is focusing its efforts moving forward." - UNICEF Representative in Guinea, Dr. Mohamed Ag Ayoy.
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Impact of Multimedia Communication Campaign “Diz NÃO à Violência Doméstica” ...

Impact of Multimedia Communication Campaign “Diz NÃO à Violência Doméstica” (Say NO to Domestic Violence)
Nearly one-third of Mozambican women aged 15-49 who are married or live in marital union have ever experienced domestic violence, and close to one-quarter have experienced domestic violence within the past 12 months. Young women are particularly ...
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My Rights, My Voice (MRMV)

My Rights, My Voice (MRMV)
This 3-year programme aims to engage marginalised children and youth in their rights to health and education services in 8 countries: Afghanistan, Georgia, Mali, Nepal, Niger, Pakistan, Tanzania, and Viet Nam. Activities in each country are ...
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External Evaluation of the Southern African Regional Social and Behavior ...

External Evaluation of the Southern African Regional Social and Behavior Change Communication Program, as Implemented in Namibia
This report describes the findings from an external evaluation of the Namibia component of the Southern African Regional Social and Behavior Change Communication Program. The programme, which has been implemented in 8 countries in Southern Africa ...
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Quaiyum, A., Tunon, C., Baqui, A. H., Yum, Z. Q., & Khatun, J. (1997). ...

Quaiyum, A., Tunon, C., Baqui, A. H., Yum, Z. Q., & Khatun, J. (1997). Impact of national immunization days on polio-related knowledge and practice of urban women in Bangladesh. Health Policy and Planning, 12(4), 363-371. Abstract
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Piotrow, P. T., Rimon, J. G., Winnard, K., Kincaid, D. L., Huntingon, D., & ...

Piotrow, P. T., Rimon, J. G., Winnard, K., Kincaid, D. L., Huntingon, D., & Convisser, J. (1990). Mass media family planning promotion in three Nigerian cities. Studies in Family Planning, 21(5), 265-274. Abstract
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Protecting the Rights of Children: The Role of the Media

Protecting the Rights of Children: The Role of the Media
"The research finds that a wide range of factors currently inhibit media in the three countries sampled from playing a more substantive role in promoting awareness of child rights, as well as in helping children realize their rights and in ...
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A Framework for Media Engagement on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and ...

A Framework for Media Engagement on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in South Asia
"The broader aim of the framework is to use media as a positive force to improve human rights and ensure universal access to HIV and healthcare services for MSM and TG persons in South Asia."
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McDivitt, J. A., Zimicki, S., & Hornik, R. C. (1997). Explaining the impact ...

McDivitt, J. A., Zimicki, S., & Hornik, R. C. (1997). Explaining the impact of a communication campaign to change vaccination knowledge and coverage in the Philippines. Health Communication, 9(2), 95-118. Abstract: 
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Koul, P. B., Murali, M. V., Gupta, P., & Sharma, P. P. (1991). Evaluation of ...

Koul, P. B., Murali, M. V., Gupta, P., & Sharma, P. P. (1991). Evaluation of social marketing of oral rehydration therapy. Indian Pediatrics, 28(9), 1013-1016. Abstract Evaluation of social marketing of oral rehydration therapy.
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Kincaid, D.L. (2000). Mass media, ideation, and behavior: A longitudinal ...

Kincaid, D.L. (2000). Mass media, ideation, and behavior: A longitudinal analysis of  contraceptive change in the Philippines
Kincaid, D.L. (2000). Mass media, ideation, and behavior: A longitudinal analysis of contraceptive change in the Philippines. Communication Research, 27, 723 Abstract
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Kane, T. T., Gueye, M., Speizer, I., Pacque-Margolis, S., & Baron, D. ...

Kane, T. T., Gueye, M., Speizer, I., Pacque-Margolis, S., & Baron, D. (1998). The impact of a family planning multimedia campaign in Bamako, Mali. Studies in Family Planning, 29(3), 309-323. Abstract
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Islam, M. M., & Hasan, A. H. M. S. (2000). Mass media exposure and its ...

Islam, M. M., & Hasan, A. H. M. S. (2000). Mass media exposure and its impact on family planning in Bangladesh. Journal of Biosocial Science, 32(4), 513-526.
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Gueri, M., Jutsum, P., & White, A. (1978). Evaluation of a breast-feeding ...

Gueri, M., Jutsum, P., & White, A. (1978). Evaluation of a breast-feeding campaign in Trinidad. Bulletin of the Pan American Health Organization, 12(2), 112. Abstract
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Do, M. P., & Kincaid, D. L. (2006). Impact of an entertainment-education ...

Do, M. P., & Kincaid, D. L. (2006). Impact of an entertainment-education television drama on health knowledge and behavior in Bangladesh: An application of propensity score matching
Do, M. P., & Kincaid, D. L. (2006). Impact of an entertainment-education television drama on health knowledge and behavior in Bangladesh: An application of propensity score matching.Journal of Health Communication, 11, 301-325. Abstract: 
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The impact of a regional family planning service promotion initiative in ...

The impact of a regional family planning service promotion initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Cameroon. International Family Planning Perspectives
Babalola, S., Vondrasek, C., Brown, J., & Traore, R. (2001). The impact of a regional family planning service promotion initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Cameroon. International Family Planning Perspectives, 27(4), 186-193; 216.
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Impact of an advertising campaign on condom use in urban Pakistan. Studies ...

Impact of an advertising campaign on condom use in urban Pakistan. Studies in Family Planning
Agha, S., & Meekers, M. (2010). Impact of an advertising campaign on condom use in urban Pakistan. Studies in Family Planning, 41(4), 277-290.
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Assessing a thematic condom advertising campaign on condom use in urban ...

Assessing a thematic condom advertising campaign on condom use in urban Pakistan. Journal of Health Communication
Agha, S., & Beaudoin, C. E. (2012). Assessing a thematic condom advertising campaign on condom use in urban Pakistan. Journal of Health Communication, 17(5), 601-623. Abstract
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Towards a Better Coverage of Science in the Visual Media in India

Towards a Better Coverage of Science in the Visual Media in India
"How do we create visual stories to communicate scientific ideas? How do we humanise science and not present it as authoritarian? How do we make programmes go beyond didactic to dialogic? How do we make visually appealing science programmes even ...
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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
"This meta-analysis was conducted to synthesize evaluations of mass media-delivered HIV prevention interventions, assess the effectiveness of interventions in improving condom use and HIV-related knowledge, and identify moderators of ...
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Sustainable Development 2015 Advocacy Toolkit

Sustainable Development 2015 Advocacy Toolkit
This Sustainable Development 2015 Advocacy Toolkit is intended for civil society and other stakeholder organisations, coalitions, and individuals that wish to influence the post-2015 development agenda, including the design and implementation of ...
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Soul City Television Series 12

Soul City Television Series 12
Produced by the Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication, the twelfth series of the edutainment drama series "Soul City" premiered in June 2014. Comprising 13 half-hour episodes, the series is based around a community clinic ...
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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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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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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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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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