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Anonymous
January 18, 2017

The Emergency Helix: A Framework for Strengthening Public Health Emergency Response with Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC)

"In the same way that the structure of DNA ensures stability over long periods of time yet allows for adaptation to the changing environment, The Emergency Helix describes a communication backbone...

January 18, 2017

The Emergency Helix: A Framework for Strengthening Public Health Emergency Response with Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC)

"In the same way that the structure of DNA ensures stability over long periods of time yet allows for adaptation to the changing environment, The Emergency Helix describes a communication backbone...

February 22, 2016

Contributions of Latin American Perspectives to a Global Theory of Health Communication

“The Latin American theoretical tradition provides insights into self-determination, local ownership and empowerment as central to the “praxis” in communication with participants actively involved in...

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

Integrating Family Planning and Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Services

This  cumulative resource, open to reader contributions, is intended for those who are integrating family planning with maternal, newborn, and child health services throughout the life cycle....

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...

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  • September 1, 2015

    EVIH-T - Haiti

    Launched in November 2013 and ongoing through 2017, this social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) campaign was carried out as part of the National AIDS Control Program’s (NACP) efforts in Haiti to create a collective, national response to...

  • Anonymous
    September 1, 2015

    "Smart Couple" Family Planning Campaign in Nepal

    The Next Generation "Smart Couple" Family Planning Campaign in Nepal, launched by the Johns Hopkins University Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (JHU-HC3) in August 2015, sought to reach young couples with one or two children in an effort...

  • August 14, 2015

    Moyo ndi Mpamba Health Campaign

    Moyo ndi Mpamba, Usamalireni (Life is Precious, Take Care of It) is an interactive communications campaign designed to address public health challenges in Malawi. Moyo ndi Mpamba includes a Music4Life Initiative that engages local artists in...

  • July 24, 2015

    mCenas! SMS Client Education among Youth

    "mCenas! engaged young people aged 15-24 with an SMS-based role model story, in which characters were shown overcoming common barriers to contraceptive use faced by youth."  

  • July 23, 2015

    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."

  • 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...

  • July 20, 2015

    Family Planning Law Campaign, Guatemala

    "Indigenous Guatemalans have faced a multitude of barriers to access and use of family planning services....While the Guatemalan family planning law was a historic advancement towards empowering all Guatemalans to access and use of family planning,...

  • July 17, 2015

    Advocacy for Immunisation Website

    "Advocacy is defined as: A strategic effort to achieve change by creating political commitment and an 'enabling' environment. In immunisation, this means, for example, ensuring decision makers have the information and evidence to make good decisions...

  • 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 12, 2015

    Evaluation of Season Two of the Television Drama Series, Intersexions

    Participants in post-broadcast focus groups reported "...that the drama series brought about a new level of consciousness about their personal risk to HIV, in part due to an increased sense of awareness or even suspicion of their sexual partners...

  • June 2, 2015

    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 designed...

  • June 2, 2015

    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 by...

  • 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 12, 2015

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

  • May 7, 2015

    Reflections on Femininity, Love and HIV: The Story of 4Play: Sex Tips for Girls

    "4Play: Sex Tips for Girls was a television drama that brought a rare touch of glamour and a distinctly feminine sensibility to the HIV communication genre in South Africa. 4Play also confronted the fact that – in the absence of a widely available...

  • 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...

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