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May 4, 2016

Data for Decision-Making: Empowering Local Data Use

Authors: Lora Shimp, Technical Director, with Heather Randall, Program Coordinator, GAVI-NVI Project, May 4 2016 - As we celebrate World Immunization Week [April 25], it's important to remember that...

May 4, 2016

Can a Pilot Succeed?: Lessons Learned in Engaging Stakeholders for HPV Introduction

Authors: Lora Shimp, Technical Director, GAVI-NVI Project, and Heather Casciato, Program Manager, GAVI-NVI Project, May 4 2016 - This World Immunization Week [April 25] 2016, eyes are focused on...

May 4, 2016

Closing the Immunity Gap

Author: Craig Burgess, Senior Technical Officer, JSI, May 4 2016 - Every child has the right to health and should have the opportunity to survive, develop, and reach their potential in the context of...

May 4, 2016

Next Generation Immunization Supply Chains: Rethinking the Denominator and the Dose

Author: Chris Wright, JSI Practice Lead, Data Visibility & Use, May 4 2016 - Today [April 25] is Innovation Day during World Immunization Week, and there are a lot of innovative ideas out there...

April 27, 2016

"Gifts and lifts": one reason girls drop out of school in South Sudan

Author: Manyang David Mayar, April 26 2016 - In South Sudan, it’s not uncommon for older men to offer girls and young women gifts of transport, mobile phones and cash with the expectation of them...

April 26, 2016

Lao PDR's Polio Outbreak and Response: C4D efforts in reaching the last child

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April 20, 2016

Dispel rumours to fix immunisation's image problems

Author: Inga Vesper, April 18 2016. This blog is cross-posted from the SciDev.Net website, linked below. Vaccine programmes can trigger fears of conspiracies and oppression. It's time they got more...

April 20, 2016

A true partnership

Author: Jackie Christie, April 20 2016 - Working together, BBC Media Action and the Kenyan Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) have transformed a shabby studio into a HD home for KBC’s flagship politics...

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Improving Access to Government through Better Use of the Web

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Jose M. Alonso, ed.
Kevin Novak, ed.
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W3C/CTIC (Alonso), The American Institute of Architects (Novak)

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    Bringing an End to FGM in Burkina Faso

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    Focus on Disability: 'Zika babies' need support now

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  • March 30, 2016

    Why Branding Matters for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs)

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    Author: Aniqa Hossain, March 23 2016 - Women in Bangladesh tend to see political debate as "men’s business" but the female viewers of BBC Sanglap are an exception. Discussing politics over a cup of tea at a roadside stall is common practice for men...

  • March 21, 2016

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    The darker side of Valentine's Day in Cambodia

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  • March 7, 2016

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    The Nepalese girl whose story touched thousands

    Author: Bidhya Chapagain - Bidhya Chapagain, presenter of Sajha Sawal (Common Questions) - a weekly debate show broadcast across Nepal on TV and Radio - writes a letter to Ujeli, a 15 year old girl she got to know while visiting earthquake survivors...

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    Women's Day: Let us take practical steps to achieve gender parity

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  • February 28, 2016

    Supporting the media to be a platform for electoral debate

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    Forging a West African Consensus on UNGASS

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