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Anonymous
November 4, 2015

The Urban Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Social and Behavior Change Communications Implementation Kit

"The social and cultural context surrounding young people growing up in urban areas is...different, in both positive and negative ways, affecting the health behaviors of young men and women, which...

November 4, 2015

The Urban Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Social and Behavior Change Communications Implementation Kit

"The social and cultural context surrounding young people growing up in urban areas is...different, in both positive and negative ways, affecting the health behaviors of young men and women, which...

November 2, 2015

The Drum Beat 699 - Global Voices - Geographically Diverse Selections from CI Bloggers

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September 28, 2015

The Soul Beat 256 - Communication and Media News and Issues

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Anonymous
September 7, 2015

Fighting Fear and Stigma with Accurate Information

"As someone who has worked with and in the media, I ...know that lack of accurate information is a big driver of fear and trauma, which in turn can easily translate into stigma and a withholding of...

September 7, 2015

Fighting Fear and Stigma with Accurate Information

"As someone who has worked with and in the media, I ...know that lack of accurate information is a big driver of fear and trauma, which in turn can easily translate into stigma and a withholding of...

Anonymous
September 4, 2015

Desk Review and Qualitative Assessment of Malaria 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...

September 4, 2015

Desk Review and Qualitative Assessment of Malaria 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...

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Express yourself: asking fresh questions with Facebook Live in Nepal

BBC Media Action - 3 min 47 sec ago
Murals on the new set of Taja Sawal (Fresh Questions) were painted by volunteers and are designed to capture the spirit of the programme’s young audience: their concerns, queries, frustration, their eagerness to be heard, and their need to be seen.

Life-saving information to help people affected by extreme flooding

BBC Media Action - 3 min 47 sec ago
Our teams in Sierra Leone, Nepal and Bangladesh are currently working with humanitarian and media agencies to deliver vital information to people affected by a series of deadly floods, helping them to survive, cope and recover.

“I can speak up for what ebola survivors need”

BBC Media Action - 3 min 47 sec ago
Post-Ebola syndrome for this survivor was debilitating, but appearing on our radio programmes in Sierra Leone helped him to rebuild his life and inspire others.

‘Edutainment’ hits the road in Cambodia

BBC Media Action - 3 min 47 sec ago
Klahan9 (Brave9) embarks on a roadshow helping to educate and entertain young people about employment opportunities and economic security.

How to use media for development – and why it works.

BBC Media Action - 3 min 47 sec ago
Have you ever wanted to see how we create media for development? Find out more about the research and theory of change behind our projects.

This is Our Voice: young people speak up in Sierra Leone

BBC Media Action - 3 min 47 sec ago
New series Dis Na Wi Voice is featuring positive role models to inspire young people in the country and help change negative stereotyping. Read how this teenage mother dropped out of school but managed to return to education.

Bold female voices: broadcasting under the shadow of Boko Haram

BBC Media Action - 3 min 47 sec ago
At the height of the Boko Haram insurgency local radio stations stayed on air. Three years on from the Chibok schoolgirls’ kidnapping, Rachael Borlase profiles the female broadcasters in Northern Nigeria proudly telling their own stories.

Press release: Latest on UK response to Hurricane Maria

DFID - September 21, 2017 - 10:59am
UK aid teams have been on the ground in Dominica to assess the devastation caused by the recent extreme weather in the Caribbean.

Caribbean Hurricanes - Fact Sheet #11

USAID - Fact Sheets - September 21, 2017 - 8:32am
Caribbean Hurricanes - Fact Sheet #11Hurricane Maria passed directly over the island of Dominica on the night of September 18 as a Category 5 storm on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Widespread communications outages have hampered efforts to verify conditions on Dominica, and initial reports indicate extensive infrastructure destruction and at least seven deaths. USAID/OFDA is providing an initial $100,000 to meet immediate humanitarian needs on the island and plans to deploy staff to Dominica as soon as possible.

Speech: Theresa May's speech to the UN General Assembly 2017

DFID - September 20, 2017 - 4:12pm
The Prime Minister addressed the UN General Assembly in New York today.

The long and dangerous path to school in eastern Ukraine

UNICEF - September 20, 2017 - 2:22pm
DONETSK, Ukraine, 20 September 2017 – Every morning, 14-year-old Karyna Shvets walks 2 km past piles of rubbish, abandoned buildings and unexploded landmines marked with bright orange ribbons.

Policy paper: A Call to Action to end forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking

DFID - September 20, 2017 - 1:34pm
On the 19th September 2017 during the 72nd Meeting of the UN General Assembly 37 Member States and Observer States endorsed this Call to Action.

Press release: International Development Secretary welcomes Call to Action on modern slavery

DFID - September 20, 2017 - 9:57am
Priti Patel has joined the Prime Minister in making a global Call to Action to take action to end modern slavery at the UN General Assembly.

Press release: International Development Secretary calls for vital reform of the United Nations.

DFID - September 20, 2017 - 9:20am
The International Development Secretary has called for urgent reforms to keep the United Nations relevant in the 21st century.

Press release: Hurricanes Irma and Maria: Sir Alan Duncan on BBC Today programme, 20 September 2017

DFID - September 20, 2017 - 8:48am
Speaking to the BBC Today programme Sir Alan Duncan gave an update on the UK government's response to Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria.

Speech: Priti Patel: Modern Slavery

DFID - September 20, 2017 - 8:46am
UK will double its development funding for tackling modern slavery.

Speech: Priti Patel: UNGA High Level Event on UN Development System Reform

DFID - September 20, 2017 - 7:05am
It is because the UK is a committed supporter of the UN, that we are working so hard to reform and improve it.

Caribbean Hurricanes - Fact Sheet #10

USAID - Fact Sheets - September 19, 2017 - 6:49am
Caribbean Hurricanes - Fact Sheet #10Hurricane Maria—a Category 5 storm on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale—is forecast to affect the Leeward Islands beginning on September 18, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). The hurricane is forecast to bring sustained winds of 160 miles per hour (mph), 10–15 inches of rain, and storm surge of up to 9 feet to affected areas. The substantial rainfall is expected to trigger flash flooding and landslides, particularly on islands already saturated by rains from recent hurricanes Irma and Jose.

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  • July 21, 2015

    Directorate General of Family Planning Bangladesh Digital Archive of SBCC Materials

    This social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) digital library of both print and audio-visual materials was developed by the Information, Education, and Motivation (IEM) Unit of the Directorate General of Family Planning (DGFP) of Bangladesh...

  • Anonymous
    June 16, 2015

    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). The steps and tools are designed to help program managers, communication...

  • June 1, 2015

    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...

  • May 25, 2015

    The Soul Beat 252 - Communication and Change News and Issues

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  • May 22, 2015

    Innovation Webinar on Health Apps

    An invitation from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative: "Join the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) on Tuesday, June 9 at 11am EDT for a webinar on innovative health communication apps and their uses. This webinar is the...

  • May 12, 2015

    The Drum Beat 688 - HIV Communication: Focus on Evidence, Impact

  • Anonymous
    May 6, 2015

    How to Conduct a Situation Analysis

    "A situation analysis or environmental analysis is the fundamental first step in the social and behavior change communication change (SBCC) process."

  • Anonymous
    May 6, 2015

    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...

  • Anonymous
    May 6, 2015

    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...

  • Anonymous
    May 5, 2015

    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...

  • Anonymous
    May 5, 2015

    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...

  • April 28, 2015

    The Soul Beat 251 - Television for Social Change in Africa

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  • Anonymous
    April 20, 2015

    HIV and Health Communication: Evidence Review

    This evidence database is the centrepiece of a group of materials (See related summary below) from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs...

  • Anonymous
    April 20, 2015

    HIV Evidence

    This group of materials from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs is centred around an evidence database (See related summary below) on...

  • Anonymous
    March 18, 2015

    Ideation

    "Ideation refers to how new ways of thinking (or new behaviors) are diffused through a community by means of communication and social interaction among individuals and groups. It should be used when trying to identify the psychosocial factors that...

  • Anonymous
    March 18, 2015

    Propensity Score Matching (PSM): An HC3 Research Primer

    "Propensity Score Matching (PSM) is a statistical technique that allows researchers to more accurately measure SBCC [social and behaviour change communication] program impact and to make a strong case for causal attribution. Using the PSM approach...

  • Anonymous
    March 18, 2015

    Gender Transformative Approaches: An HC3 Research Primer

    "Gender transformative approaches (GTA) are programs and interventions that create opportunities for individuals to actively challenge gender norms, promote positions of social and political influence for women in communities, and address power...

  • Anonymous
    March 17, 2015

    Integrated Model of Communication for Social Change

    "The Integrated Model of Communication for Social Change (IMCFSC) describes an iterative process where a community engages in dialogue and collective action to produce social change and support improvements in the health and welfare of its members...

  • Anonymous
    March 17, 2015

    Social Learning Theory: An HC3 Primer

    This Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) primer, part of a series of 8 research theory documents, is designed to explain "Social (or Observational) Learning Theory", which, as stated in the primer, "stipulates that people can learn new...

  • Anonymous
    March 16, 2015

    The Extended Parallel Processing Model

    The Extended Parallel Processing Model (also widely known as Threat Management or Fear Management) describes how rational considerations (efficacy beliefs) and emotional reactions (fear of a health threat) combine to determine behavioural decisions...

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