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April 24, 2018

Mobile Phone-Delivered Reminders and Incentives to Improve Childhood Immunisation Coverage and Timeliness in Kenya (M-SIMU): A Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial

"The vast majority of caregivers reported receiving at least one SMS reminder or incentive during the study and that these interventions were influential in their decision to vaccinate their child."

April 24, 2018

"We Are the Heroes Because We Are Ready to Die for this Country": Participants' Decision-Making and Grounded Ethics in an Ebola Vaccine Clinical Trial

"Taking subjective assessments seriously...not only helps us understand possible tensions between clinical and social ethics but also to see what determines participation in a vaccine trial where...

April 23, 2018

Community Perception Regarding Childhood Vaccinations and Its Implications for Effectiveness: A Qualitative Study in Rural Burkina Faso

The aim of this study is to determine the reasons related to complete and incomplete immunisation coverage among children in the Nouna Health District (NHD), 300 km from the capital Ouagadougou in...

April 19, 2018

Emergency Risk Communication: Lessons Learned from a Rapid Review of Recent Gray Literature on Ebola, Zika, and Yellow Fever

"...going local plays a central role in effective emergency communication, from engaging with and building on local leadership and organizational structures, to using local staff, communication...

April 19, 2018

Exploring Social and Behavior Change Communication to Support Delivery of Micronutrient Powders in Rural Uganda

"Effective micronutrient powder distribution programming requires a behavior change strategy that is both effective and appropriate in a specific context." Drawing on the experience of the United...

March 7, 2018

Accelerating Agri-Nutrition: The Role of Agriculture in Improving Nutrition in Kenya

I am keen to find out what other institutions/countries are doing to link agriculture to nutrition for improved health outcomes. (Agri-Nutrition) "How do we bridge the disconnect between nutrition...

March 5, 2018

#PressforProgress: The long road to equality…

  #PressforProgress is the theme for the 2018 International Women’s Day, which will be commemorated on 8th March. It is exciting to once again commemorate and celebrate women and women...

March 2, 2018

Adolescents 360 Project

Launched in January 2016, Adolescents 360 (A360) is a four-year consortium-led project headed by Population Services International (PSI). The project aims to increase demand for, access to and uptake...

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The Soul Beat

Date Title
2018-03-09 The Soul Beat 273 - What Works? The 2018 SBCC Summit – African Engagement
2018-02-13 The Soul Beat 272 - Radio for Social Change
2017-12-05 The Soul Beat 271 - Communication and Media News and Issues
2017-10-09 The Soul Beat 270 - Protecting Girls from Child Marriage and FGM
2017-08-07 The Soul Beat 269 - Promoting Good Nutrition for Mothers and Children in Africa
2017-06-12 The Soul Beat 268 - Media (for) Development in Africa
2017-04-10 The Soul Beat 267 - Communicating for Food Security and Agriculture in Africa
2017-02-13 The Soul Beat 266 - Promoting the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Young People in Africa
2016-12-12 The Soul Beat 265 - Communication and Media News and Issues
2016-10-10 The Soul Beat 264 - Media and Communication for Children's Rights
2016-08-05 The Soul Beat 263 - Edutainment for Social Change in Africa
2016-06-13 The Soul Beat 262 - Media and Communication for Good Governance in Africa
2016-04-11 The Soul Beat 261 - Addressing Gender-Based Violence Through Media and Communication
2016-02-14 The Soul Beat 260: The Open Knowledge Hub - Creating Opportunities for Greater Knowledge Sharing
2015-12-09 The Soul Beat 259 - Communication and Media News and Issues
2015-11-30 The Soul Beat 258 - On the Fast-Track to End AIDS - World AIDS Day 2015
2015-10-09 The Soul Beat 257 - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Africa
2015-09-28 The Soul Beat 256 - Communication and Media News and Issues
2015-08-24 The Soul Beat 255 - ICTs for Development in Africa
2015-07-27 The Soul Beat 254 - Media for Development in Africa
2015-06-17 The Soul Beat 253 - Communicating for Transparency, Democracy and Governance in Africa
2015-05-25 The Soul Beat 252 - Communication and Change News and Issues
2015-04-28 The Soul Beat 251 - Television for Social Change in Africa
2015-03-23 The Soul Beat 250 - Media and Communication for Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Responses
2015-02-09 The Soul Beat 249 - The Power of Radio in Africa
2015-01-12 The Soul Beat Issue 248: Community Dialogues for Health
2014-12-08 The Soul Beat 247 - Communication and Change News and Issues
2014-11-24 The Soul Beat 246 - Soul City: Celebrating 20 Years of Communicating for Social Change
2014-10-20 The Soul Beat 245 - Communicating for Improved Agriculture in Africa
2014-09-22 The Soul Beat 244 - Protecting Girls from Child Marriage and FGM in Africa
2014-08-25 The Soul Beat 243 - Communication and Change News and Issues
2014-07-22 The Soul Beat 242 - Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Southern Africa
2014-06-25 The Soul Beat 241 - ICTS for Development in Africa
2014-05-12 The Soul Beat 240 - Participatory Video and Photography in Africa
2014-04-22 The Soul Beat 239 - Communicating for Malaria Prevention and Control in Africa
2014-03-25 The Soul Beat 238 - Social and Behaviour Change Communication and Health in Africa
2014-02-26 The Soul Beat 237 - Communication and Change News and Issues
2014-02-12 The Soul Beat 236 - Celebrating World Radio Day
2014-01-28 The Soul Beat 235 - Communicating for Education in Africa
2013-12-10 The Soul Beat 234 - Soul City: Communicating for Health and Development
2013-11-26 The Soul Beat 233 - Promoting Healthy Border and Migrant Populations
2013-11-13 The Soul Beat 232 - Communication to Address Gender-based Violence
2013-10-23 The Soul Beat 231 - Communication and Change News and Issues
2013-10-08 The Soul Beat 230 - Communicating About Climate Change
2013-09-25 The Soul Beat 229 - Soul Beat Africa Turns 10
2013-09-12 The Soul Beat 228 - Sex Worker Health and Rights
2013-08-28 The Soul Beat 227 - Media for Development - Resources for Journalists
2013-08-21 The Soul Beat 226 - Communication and Media for Agriculture
2013-07-24 The Soul Beat 225 - Television Supporting Social Change in Africa
2013-07-10 The Soul Beat 224 - Communication and Change News and Issues

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February 2, 2018

"The SPRING project, together with Helen Keller International (HKI), recently used Trials of Improved Practices (TIPs), a qualitative research...

February 1, 2018

In Zambia, IDEO.org partnered with Marie Stopes International and the Hewlett Foundation to design the Diva Centres - a multi-touchpoint service...

January 29, 2018

"Some of the chief qualities that make a good radio producer are: curiosity, a love of stories, a love of meeting people and talking to them...

January 26, 2018

“As designers, we do research to get inspired. When we begin a project, we immerse ourselves in the lives of the people we’re designing for...

January 24, 2018

“Our Gender Champion Approach was greatly appreciated by communities in Senegal, and showed how small actions by one individual can influence...

January 17, 2018

“By working with radio stations, we could increase our audience at a low cost and assist local radio stations to develop new skills in...

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