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April 5, 2017

Dealing with the Problems of Difficult Settlement or Solution In the World

To counteract the paradigms of development, growth, power, wealth, work and freedom embedded into the current public policies, research and teaching programmes, we need to consider the political and...

March 8, 2017

Advancing Communication and Media for Development - Consultation - Middle East and North Africa

Many best wishes and much support for your very important work. UNICEF (Through Rafael Obregon, Chief, C4D), The Communication Initiative and other organisations are working togther to develop a...

March 7, 2017

Middle East and Northern Africa Network

The space for people and organisations active on communication and media development in the Middle East and North Africa

March 6, 2017

Advancing Communication and Media for Development - Consultation - East and Southern Africa

To: Soul Beat Africa Network Re: Consultation: Global Mechanism for Communication, Media, Social and Behaviour Change

March 6, 2017

Consultation: Advancing Communication and Media Development and SBCC

Many best wishes. The Communication Initiative and UNICEF New York (Rafael Obregon, Chief of Communication for Development leading) are workng to assess the potential added value of a new global...

February 14, 2017

Request for Proposals to Document Contributions of NGOs and Civil Society to Polio Eradication and the Potential for NGOs and Civil Society to Address Other Health Priorities through Community-based Approaches

The CORE Group Polio Project (CGPP) is inviting front-line practitioners, non-governmental organisation (NGO) staff, academics, researchers, and others to author scholarly research articles...

January 27, 2017

SDGs and progress towards gender equality?

The discussion on whether and how the SDGs can accelerate progress towards gender equality has to be located in the context that gender inequality persists, particularly in the spheres of politics,...

January 27, 2017

India: Mobilizing rural communities

Please provide me information regarding how to mobilize a rural community in Rajasthan, India and sensitize them towards social issues.

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  • Taking on Gender with Videos and Discussions
    November 30, 2016

    Dismantling Patriarchy in Rural India - One Aspect, One Video, at One Time

    Since Video Volunteers creation a decade ago, we have noticed very visible discourses on apparent issues such as violence, sexual rights, etc but very few discourses examine that examine the root cause of these issues, ie everyday gender...

  • November 11, 2016

    Reviewing Social Change

  • November 9, 2016

    Global Mechanism: Your analysis and ideas?

    UNICEF, with Rafael Obregon (Chief, Communication for Development, UNICEF New York) leading and The Communication Initiative, through Warren Feek (Executive Director) are holding a series of consultations, to gather views, opinions and ideas on what...

  • November 7, 2016

    Consultation: Global Mechanism for Communication, Media, Social and Behaviour Change

    Hi and welcome to the online Group for the Consultation: Global Mechanism for Communication, Media, Social and Behaviour Change. This is a space for everyone interested to share thoughts, analysis and ideas on both the rationale for this possible...

  • November 7, 2016

    Coming of Age: Communication’s Role in Powering Global Health

    Why isn't communication a greater public health priority?

  • October 24, 2016

    Social Change Network

    The space for a focus on advancing social change strategies and actions for increased impact on local, national and international Development visions and goals.

  • October 18, 2016

    Master of Public Health in the Field of Social and Behaviour Change Communication - University of the Witwatersrand

    Master of Public Health in the Field of Social and Behaviour Change Communication - University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa As someone connected with an academic institution, below is shared for both your information and your review. If you...

  • October 17, 2016

    Job Opening: Polio and Cross-Cutting Initiatives, Global Health - United Nations Foundation

    Hi - just a quick note in case you know someone who may be interested in this United Nations Foundation job opening: Officer, Polio and Cross-Cutting Initiatives, Global Health - United Nations Foundation - Washington, D.C., United States Thanks for...

  • October 3, 2016

    Blue Zones and Impact

    Those of us involved in health communication are asked ad nauseum - where is the proof of impact? Of course there is loads of proof but still we get asked, mainly by policy makers and funders who come from a physical science background and...

  • October 3, 2016

    New Phone tool - Burials to Protest

    Grassroot is a free mobile phone tool that helps groups of people in South Africa interact and exchange information, ranging from small social groups to massive community organisations. Grassroot allows communities to engage with their members, call...

  • September 30, 2016

    University of the West Indies MA in Communication for Social and Behaviour Change

    Best wishes. Working with our Partner, Temple University, we have been summarising a range of academic institutions' programmes on communication and media (for) development, social and behavioural change. As someone connected with an academic...

  • September 23, 2016

    Soul Beat Africa Network

    To provide a space in which people engaged in media, communication, social and behavioural policy, strategy and programme action in AFRICA can share knowledge, debate shared issues, support each other on questions and issues in their work and help...

  • September 20, 2016

    Monitoring m-Health interventions

    There is an increasing interest in and use of m-Health strategies and programmes. The World Health Organization (WHO) and other organisations are looking to expand the evidence base for these interventions through standardised reporting of...

  • September 11, 2016

    Social Media Editors - required or an oxymoron?

    The recent debate over the decision by Facebook to remove a famous, iconic, war photograph from its platform, for reasons of "community standards" related to children - see The Guardian article here for example - has brought to the surface the...

  • September 1, 2016

    CORRECTION: The Polio Endgame and Communication

    CORRECTION: My apologies. Earlier today the wrong version of the post below was sent to the Polio Communication Network. Entirely my fault. Please see the correct version below - Warren Feek COMMUNICATION and the POLIO ENDGAME

  • August 30, 2016

    Mainstreaming Indian Health Communication

    India: Mainstreaming Health Communication In his blog "Public Health Communication has to be 'Mainstream", Anshuman Rawat argues that "when it comes to catching eyeballs, the catchy promotions of, for example, private label herbal supplements beat...

  • August 29, 2016

    Social data?

    Under the heading “THE POWER OF SOCIAL DATA”, The Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) for Polio Eradication concluded in its most recent, highly readable report - summary here with link to full document -  that there should be a greater emphasis...

  • July 26, 2016

    South Africa Network

    The SOUTH AFRICA MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION FOR DEVELOPMENT NETWORK provides the space for people involved or interested in communication, media, social and behavioural change related to development issues in SOUTH AFRICA to share knowledge and...

  • July 25, 2016

    Cochrane Review: Improving Immunisation Coverage

    We have just summarized a Cochrane Review: Interventions for Improving Coverage of Childhood Immunisation in Low- and Middle-Income Countries The relevant headline from the summary is: "Giving information about vaccination to parents and community...

  • July 19, 2016

    HIV/AIDS - Progress or Stalled? What Next?

    I can get a bit confused by the mood around HIV/AIDS progress. A few questions follow below (click "please review") for your consideration. In general the people and organisations who either monitor and report progress and/or develop and oversee the...

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This theme site forms part of a Southern African focused initiative on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, which is supported by Soul City Health and Development Institute and funded by Sweden and Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad). The project involves a variety of communication activities focusing mainly on youth, sex workers and border communities. For more information on the countries and organisations involved, click on the country pages below.

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