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September 30, 2016

Protecting the Science Communication Environment: The Case of Childhood Vaccines

"Displaying a level of inattention to evidence-based methods of science communication as aggressive as its dedication to evidence-based practices of medicine, the institutions best situated to...

September 29, 2016

I have 140 friends, and I speak to them nearly every day

Author: BBC Media Action's Caroline Chukwura, September 28 2016 - Growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, I had a pen pal far away in Nice, France. I was always excited to receive letters from her – I remember...

September 29, 2016

What big international development events are still to come in 2016?

Author: BBC Media Action's Melanie Archer, September 29 2016 - 2016 has been a busy year so far. The World Humanitarian Summit took place in Istanbul while the British Government hosted a major anti-...

September 29, 2016

Getting from 'Wow' to Sustainability

Author: Jim Thomas, PhD, Project Director, MEASURE Evaluation, June 28 2016 [a MEASURE Evaluation blog reprinted from the Global Digital Health Network on the Knowledge Gateway] BANGKOK, Thailand -...

September 28, 2016

What Works for Women and Girls: Evidence for HIV/AIDS Interventions: Safe Motherhood and Prevention of Vertical Transmission: Antenatal Care - Treatment

This updated (2016) component of the resource What Works for Women & Girls (see Related Summaries, below) provides a public health perspective on what works for women in access and adherence to...

September 28, 2016

What Works for Women and Girls: Evidence for HIV/AIDS Interventions: Safe Motherhood and Prevention of Vertical Transmission: Antenatal Care - Treatment

This updated (2016) component of the resource What Works for Women & Girls (see Related Summaries, below) provides a public health perspective on what works for women in access and adherence to...

September 28, 2016

What Works for Women and Girls: Evidence for HIV/AIDS Interventions: Safe Motherhood and Prevention of Vertical Transmission: Antenatal Care - Treatment

This updated (2016) component of the resource What Works for Women & Girls (see Related Summaries, below) provides a public health perspective on what works for women in access and adherence to...

September 28, 2016

The TV drama helping improve the health of garment factory workers in Bangladesh on their lunch break

Author: Dr Faisal Mahmud, September 28 2016 - Garment factory workers in Bangladesh are watching screenings of a health drama during their lunch breaks to help improve their - and their children’s...

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CDD in the Context of Conflict-Affected Countries: Challenges and Opportunities

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Publication Date
June 20, 2006

This 71-page paper from the World Bank reviews 13 case studies of countries affected by current or recent conflict that have specifically incorporated community-driven development (CDD) in their devel

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Canada-Latin America and the Caribbean Research Exchange Grants (LACREG)

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The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) announces the launch of the 2009 Canada-Latin America and the Caribbean Research Exchange Grants (LACREG) programme.

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January 18, 2010

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Learning and Knowing in Indigenous Societies Today

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Peter Bates, ed.
Moe Chiba, ed
Sabine Kube, ed.
Douglas Nakashima, ed.
Publication Date
June 1, 2009
Affiliation: 

UNESCO

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Success Stories in the Use of Information and Communication Technologies for Agricultural Research and Technological Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean

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December 1, 2007
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INFOTEC website accessed on June 30 2009.

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Media Poetics and Cattle Ranching: Making Community Radio Relevant to Language and Power

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Clemencia Rodriguez
Publication Date
February 1, 2009
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Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma

This article explores the ways in which community radio is being used to challenge cultural assumptions in Colombia's "cowboy country".

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Posting to the OURMEDIA listserv, March 4 2009; and Upstream Journal Jan/Feb 2009, Vol. 22 No. 3.

Increasing Social Inclusion through Social Guarantees

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December 1, 2007
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The WUNRN listserv on January 25 2009.

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Facing the Challenge: Children’s Rights and Human Development in Latin American News Media

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Publication Date
January 1, 2006

This document presents a communication for development approach originally implemented by the Brazilian News Agency for Children's Rights, Agencia de Noticias dos Direitos da Infancia (ANDI) [News Age

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Facing the Challenge: Children’s Rights and Human Development in Latin American News Media, accessed on April 18 2009.

Children in the Age of Interactivity and Digital TV - The Challenges and Opportunities

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Author: 
Greg Childs
Publication Date
October 30, 2008
Affiliation: 

Childseye

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La Iniciativa de Comunicación; and email from Greg Childs to The Communication Initiative on April 10 2009.

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Building National Campaigns: Activists, Alliances, and How Change Happens

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David Dalton
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US$13.60
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115

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A Compelling Communication and Media Story - Medellin

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464
Date: 
October 13, 2008
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