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February 23, 2018

Strengthening CORE Group Polio Project Impact: Community-Based Surveillance Activities in South Sudan - 2017 Annual Report, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

This is an annual report on the work of the CORE Group Polio Project (CGPP) in South Sudan. CGPP is a multi-country, multi-partner initiative providing support to strengthen host country efforts to...

February 22, 2018

CORE Group Polio Project (CGPP) Polio Eradication Toolkit

This toolkit catalogs many of the materials created and used by each CORE Group Polio Project (CGPP) country: Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, and South Sudan. CGPP is a multi-country, multi...

February 22, 2018

Eradicating Polio: Working with Religious Leaders to Enhance Community Ownership

"The role played by religious leaders [in polio eradication in India] is a positive example of how local community leaders can be engaged to produce proactive and sustainable local action." This...

February 21, 2018

A Design Thinking Approach to Effective Vaccine Safety Communication

"The highly complex and controversial topic of vaccine safety communication warrants innovative, user-centered solutions that would start with gaining mutual respect while taking into account the...

February 16, 2018

Standard Operating Procedures: Responding to a Poliovirus Event and Outbreak - Parts 1 and 2 - Effective 01 November 2017 until 30 April 2018

"While these guidelines offer concrete parameters for decision making, they cannot address every possible scenario. Decision makers should consider the local and national context, and their specific...

February 15, 2018

Childhood Vaccination Communication Outcomes Unpacked and Organized in a Taxonomy to Facilitate Core Outcome Establishment

"Given the variety of vaccination communication strategies, it follows that there should be a similarly wide range of potential outcomes, from socially oriented outcomes related to communication and...

February 12, 2018

Perspectives on Rapid Elimination and Ultimate Global Eradication of Paralytic Poliomyelitis Caused by Polioviruses

"[I]t is necessary for Ministries of Health in poor countries to learn how to organize nonprofessional, often illiterate people, into disciplined, coordinated groups for self-help in many health...

February 9, 2018

Learning from Polio Eradication: Community Involvement in Reaching Under-Immunized in Northern Nigeria

This presentation explores the role of community involvement in reaching the under-immunised in northern Nigeria, which at the time of writing was a polio-endemic country. Featuring slides from the...

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Date Title
2018-02-20 The Drum Beat 752 - Design Thinking and Communication
2018-02-13 The Soul Beat 272 - Radio for Social Change
2018-02-12 Son de Tambora 317 - Uninorte
2018-02-12 Son de Tambora 316 - Conferencia 2017 de la Asociación Internacional de Estudios de Comunicación y Medios
2018-02-02 The Drum Beat 751 - Seeking Your Support; Thanking Those Supporting
2018-01-17 The Drum Beat 750 - Empowering People through Research-Based Communication
2018-01-08 The Drum Beat 749 - Selections from The CI's Polio Communication Knowledge Repository
2017-12-11 The Drum Beat 748 - Communication and Change News and Issues
2017-12-05 The Soul Beat 271 - Communication and Media News and Issues
2017-11-27 The Drum Beat 747 - HIV/AIDS Communication and the Right to Health
2017-11-13 The Drum Beat 746 - Communication and Change News and Issues
2017-10-20 The Drum Beat 745 - Partnering with Faith-Based/Religious Organisations
2017-10-09 The Soul Beat 270 - Protecting Girls from Child Marriage and FGM
2017-10-05 The Drum Beat 744 - Communication and Change News and Issues
2017-09-15 The Drum Beat 743 - Seeking Your Support; Thanking Those Supporting - The Communication Initiative
2017-09-05 The Drum Beat 742 - Hopes and Fears: Polio Opinion and Essentials
2017-08-22 Son de Tambora 315 - Nuevo Sitio Temático sobre los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible
2017-08-21 The Drum Beat 741 - The State of C4D in Academic Institutions
2017-08-07 The Drum Beat 740 - Governance in Community Decision-Making Related to Polio Immunisation
2017-08-07 The Soul Beat 269 - Promoting Good Nutrition for Mothers and Children in Africa
2017-08-05 Son de Tambora 314 - Fundamentación y evidencia. Nuevo sitio temático
2017-08-03 SON DE TAMBORA - 152 - "Sin comunicación no hay desarrollo"
2017-07-21 The Drum Beat 739 - Communication and Change News and Issues
2017-07-06 The Drum Beat 738 - Unpacking the Concept of Civic Space
2017-06-14 The Drum Beat 737 - Managing Knowledge for Health and Development
2017-06-12 The Soul Beat 268 - Media (for) Development in Africa
2017-06-05 The Drum Beat 736 - Polio in Ukraine through a Social Media Lens
2017-05-23 The Drum Beat 735 - Gendered Lenses on Healthy Communication
2017-05-10 The Drum Beat 734 - Communicating on Climate Change
2017-04-25 The Drum Beat 733 - Global Health Stories
2017-04-10 The Soul Beat 267 - Communicating for Food Security and Agriculture in Africa
2017-04-04 The Drum Beat 732 - Thanking and Inviting CI Associates
2017-03-21 The Drum Beat 731 - Facets of Polio Communication
2017-03-02 The Drum Beat 730 - Communication and Change News and Issues
2017-02-16 The Drum Beat 729 - Communicating to Counter Violent Extremism
2017-02-13 The Soul Beat 266 - Promoting the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Young People in Africa
2017-02-07 The Drum Beat 728 - Health Communication
2017-01-23 The Drum Beat 727 - Harnessing and Opening Data for Development
2017-01-05 The Drum Beat 726 - Communication and Change News and Issues
2016-12-13 The Drum Beat 725 - Communication and Change News and Issues
2016-12-12 The Soul Beat 265 - Communication and Media News and Issues
2016-11-28 The Drum Beat 724 - Thanking and Inviting CI Associates
2016-11-14 The Drum Beat 723 - Communication to Address Violence against Women and Girls
2016-10-24 The Drum Beat 722 - Communication and Change News and Issues
2016-10-11 The Drum Beat 721 - Participation and Power
2016-10-10 The Soul Beat 264 - Media and Communication for Children's Rights
2016-09-23 The Drum Beat 720 - Communication and Change News and Issues
2016-09-09 The Drum Beat 719 - Opening Access to Polio Communication Research
2016-08-29 The Drum Beat 718 - Bloggers Speak Out
2016-08-09 The Drum Beat 717 - Connecting (with) Refugees

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February 7, 2018

Prepared by Africa's Voices Foundation (AVF) for the Health section at the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Somalia, this report shares...

February 6, 2018

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PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve...

February 5, 2018

In Pakistan, PolioTrac is an information and communication technology (ICT)-based system designed to facilitate real-time communication between...

February 2, 2018

"Involving key stakeholders and target group members in the research builds the community's sense of participation in the work of the...

January 30, 2018

Conceptualised by a physician and public health practitioner from Pakistan, the VIR band is a low-cost device that reminds parents when it is time...

January 22, 2018

A group of researchers carried out a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate whether demand-side interventions - e.g., knowledge transfer...

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