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Community Based Monitoring to Increase Access of Adolescents to Primary Health Care Services: A Soul City Case Study
January 21, 2015

Community Based Monitoring to Increase Access of Adolescents to Primary ...

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This 4-page case study discusses the findings of a process evaluation of a community-based monitoring (CBM) of health services project conducted in twelve South African communities to assess and support quality health care and increase access to ...

A Model for Community Based Monitoring in the Provision of Quality Maternal and Child Health Services
November 20, 2014

A Model for Community Based Monitoring in the Provision of Quality Maternal ...

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Published by Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication (SCI) as part of the Reducing Maternal and Child Mortality through Strengthening Primary Health Care in South Africa Programme (RMCH), this document describes the model for ...

Alcohol Use: Summary of the Findings from the Third National HIV Communication Survey
November 13, 2014

Alcohol Use: Summary of the Findings from the Third National HIV ...

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Based on findings from the Third National HIV Communication Survey, this document looks at behaviour related to alcohol abuse, which is considered a major risk factor for HIV infection in South Africa. The intention of this paper is to assist ...

Formative Research on Young Women’s Clubs - Report
October 28, 2014

Formative Research on Young Women’s Clubs - Report

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This 65-page report discusses the findings of formative research conducted to inform the creation of Rise Young Women’s Clubs (See Related Summary below), an initiative by The Soul City Institute for Health & Development Communication (SCI) ...

A Communication Platform for the Promotion of Human, Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Adolescents in Colombia
September 22, 2014

A Communication Platform for the Promotion of Human, Sexual and Reproductive ...

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This Colombian project, begun in 2007 and now ongoing as Revela2, uses theory and evidence, ongoing research and university partnerships, monitoring and evaluation, strengthening of local and regional capacity, local participation, a focus on ...

Edutainment and Mobilization for Social Change: For the Promotion of the Human, Sexual, and Reproductive Rights of Colombia’s Youth and Adolescents
September 11, 2014

Edutainment and Mobilization for Social Change: For the Promotion of the ...

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Edutainment +Mobilization = Social Change is a communication and mobilisation process, based in Colombia and on a multimedia edutainment platform, aimed at facilitating dialogue and behaviour change about sexual and reproductive rights (SRR) ...

Revela2, Desde Todas las Posiciones ("Revealed, From All Positions")
August 15, 2014

Revela2, Desde Todas las Posiciones ("Revealed, From All Positions")

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Revela2 is a multimedia, TV, and social mobilisation edutainment for social change platform for adolescents and youth. The first of its kind in Colombia, it aims to facilitate dialogue and critical reflection about sexuality and sexual and ...

Edutainment: Using Stories and Media for Social Action and Behaviour Change
March 10, 2014

Edutainment: Using Stories and Media for Social Action and Behaviour Change

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Produced by the Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication, this manual shares perspectives and insights about edutainment, using popular entertainment formats to tackle serious social issues. The manual is designed for media ...

Audience Engagement on HIV Prevention Messages through Interactive Social (Digital) Media
November 26, 2013

Audience Engagement on HIV Prevention Messages through Interactive Social ...

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This poster was presented at the 6th SA Aids Conference, to share the experience of the Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication (SCI) in using digital media platforms alongside its television, radio, and print productions to ...

HIV Prevention: Medical Male Circumcision in South Africa
November 22, 2013

HIV Prevention: Medical Male Circumcision in South Africa

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This 29-page formative research report was produced to inform medical male circumcision (MMC) components of The Soul City Institute of Health and Development OneLove campaign. According to the report, there is compelling evidence that male ...

Evidence Synthesis Packet - Review Team-2: Community Empowerment
November 3, 2013

Evidence Synthesis Packet - Review Team-2: Community Empowerment

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What are the effective means to facilitate and empower communities to organise and advocate for interventions to achieve behaviour and social changes that are needed to accelerate reductions in under-five mortality and optimise healthy and ...

Zimbabwe Sex Worker Formative Research Report
September 6, 2013

Zimbabwe Sex Worker Formative Research Report

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This 33-page research report forms part of a series of formative research studies by Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication and it's regional partners, which are being conducted to help develop Sexual and Reproductive Health ...

Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships in Generalised HIV Epidemics in Southern and East Africa
June 25, 2013

Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships in Generalised HIV Epidemics in ...

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This 86-page report shares findings of a desk review conducted by Communication for Change (C-Change) project of communication programmes that focus on multiple and concurrent partnerships (MCP) in Southern and East Africa. The objective of the ...

Modelling Cross-Gender and Sexual Relations: Exploring the Soul Buddyz Edutainment Initiative in South Africa
June 11, 2013

Modelling Cross-Gender and Sexual Relations: Exploring the Soul Buddyz ...

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This paper explores the representations of "positive" cross-gender relations, as well as associated constructs, in the Soul Buddyz edutainment initiative, which is primarily geared towards 8-12 year-olds, and intended to provide "positive" role ...

Intimacy Without Risk: Community Dialogues to Reduce Concurrency in Lesotho
June 7, 2013

Intimacy Without Risk: Community Dialogues to Reduce Concurrency in Lesotho

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This 12-page case study looks at the Intimacy Without Risk project in Lesotho, which used community dialogues and mass media to engage adult community members and couples in dialogue to raise awareness of multiple concurrent partnerships, and ...

What Works to Prevent Partner Violence? An Evidence Overview
May 22, 2013

What Works to Prevent Partner Violence? An Evidence Overview

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This document reviews the empirical evidence of what works in low- and middle-income countries to prevent violence against women (VAW) by their husbands and other male partners. Its purpose is to help inform the future direction of the United ...

Challenges to Youths Accessing Sexual and Reproductive Health Information and Services in Southern Africa: A Review of Qualitative Research in Seven Countries
May 15, 2013

Challenges to Youths Accessing Sexual and Reproductive Health Information ...

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The Soul City Institute for Health and Development Regional Programme, involving partner organisations in Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, conducted qualitative formative audience research to explore ...

A Review of Migrant and Mobile Populations within Border Areas of SADC: Implications for HIV Prevention Programming
April 25, 2013

A Review of Migrant and Mobile Populations within Border Areas of SADC: ...

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This 58-page report outlines research exploring sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV needs in migrant, mobile, and border populations in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), highlighting implications for HIV prevention ...

Soul City’s Theory of Social and Behaviour Change
December 21, 2011

Soul City’s Theory of Social and Behaviour Change

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"Effective social and behavior change communication interventions tend to be based on sound theory (often a range of theories or models, Jepson et al., 2006) that grounds the strategic framework whilst allowing enough flexibility to allow ...

Why Multiple Sexual Partners?
March 21, 2011

Why Multiple Sexual Partners?

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In this article from The Lancet, James D.

One Love Could Lower Infection Rate
March 21, 2011

One Love Could Lower Infection Rate

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This article, published by PlusNews, discusses the OneLove and "Scrutinise" campaigns in South Africa, and argues that these campaigns may be more successful because of the degree of partnership and c

December 31, 2010

Sex, Soaps, and Sensationalism: Multiple and Concurrent Partnerships in the ...

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This 15-page document presents the summarised proceedings of the 2009 HIV/AIDS and the Media discussion forum held in Johannesburg, South Africa. The forum was hosted by the HIV/AIDS and the Media Project and USAID/Johns Hopkins University ...

November 22, 2010

Our Petrified Gardens: Constructions of Identity on South African TV

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This online article, published in The Glocal Times, examines the role of television in contributing to the South African imagining-of-self, reasoning that this medium, with its wide reach and broad audience, has the potential to influence reality ...

November 2, 2010

Social Norms Marketing Aimed at Gender Based Violence: A Literature Review ...

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This 57-page review, published by the International Rescue Committee, focuses on programmes that employ social norms marketing as a means of reducing gender-based violence (GBV) around the world, but particularly in conflict-affected areas. ...

May 18, 2010

South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and ...

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This 104-page report presents research findings from a population-based household survey that explored the general health status of infants, children, and adolescents in relation to the HIV epidemic i

Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs and Rights for Sex Workers: Message Brief
October 31, 2014

Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs and Rights for Sex Workers: Message Brief

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As part of an initiative to address the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs of sex workers at selected borders between Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Namibia, the Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication (SCI) and ...

June 15, 2009

South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour, and ...

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This report is the third in a series of population-based HIV seroprevalence surveys, which started in 2002 and were repeated in 2005 and again in 2008.

February 23, 2009

Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships in South Africa: A Target ...

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This 50-page report presents the results of a qualitative research study conducted by Soul City Institute of Health and Development Communication. The research was conducted to inform a 5-year HIV prevention campaign aimed at reducing multiple ...

Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships in Swaziland: A Target Audience Research Report
February 19, 2009

Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships in Swaziland: A Target Audience ...

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This 50-page qualitative research study was commissioned by Lusweti Institute of Health and Development in Swaziland to inform HIV prevention interventions designed to reduce multiple and concurrent sexual partnerships (MCP). According to the ...

Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships in Namibia: A Target Audience Research Report
February 16, 2009

Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships in Namibia: A Target Audience ...

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This 34-page report documents a study, conducted by the Desert Soul Project in Namibia, that aimed to inform effective communication interventions around multiple concurrent partnerships (MCP). The research covered numerous topics, including the ...

February 16, 2009

Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships in Zambia: A Target Audience ...

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This 52-page report, conducted by Zambia Centre for Communication Programmes, documents a study conducted in Zambia that aimed to gain insight into the community's views, feelings, beliefs, attitudes, behaviours, and experiences around multiple ...

Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships in Zimbabwe: A Target Audience Research Report
February 16, 2009

Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships in Zimbabwe: A Target Audience ...

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This 41-page report documents a study, conducted by Action Institute for Environment, Health and Development Communication (IEHDC) in Zimbabwe, that aimed to find out about people's knowledge, awareness, understanding, and beliefs around multiple ...

Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships in Lesotho: A Target Audience Research Report
February 11, 2009

Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships in Lesotho: A Target Audience ...

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This 53-page qualitative research study on Multiple Concurrent Partnerships (MCP) in Lesotho was commissioned by Phela, a health and development non-governmental organisation (NGO), to inform communication interventions as part of its 5-year HIV ...

January 21, 2009

Multiple Concurrent Partnerships: Campaigns and Communications

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One Love: Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships in Southern Africa
October 22, 2008

One Love: Multiple and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships in Southern Africa

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This report was designed to inform the development of an HIV prevention campaign by the Soul City Regional Programme (SCRP) aimed at reducing new infections in the southern Africa region by focusing on reducing Multiple Concurrent Partnerships ...

Getting the Message Across: The Mass Media and the Response to AIDS
May 15, 2006

Getting the Message Across: The Mass Media and the Response to AIDS

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Executive Summary Because of their central position in people’s lives, the mass media have unrivalled potential to inform and educate the general public. Yet in the response to AIDS only a tiny fraction of that potential has been tapped. In ...

July 10, 2009

The Role of Sexual Dissatisfaction in Driving Multiple Concurrent Partnerships

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This PowerPoint presentation, presented at the 4th South African AIDS Conference in 2009, looks at the role of sexual dissatisfaction and lack of partner communication in driving multiple concurrent p

May 9, 2008

Concurrent Sexual Partnerships Amongst Young Adults in South Africa: ...

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This report looks at the issue of concurrent sexual relationships amongst heterosexual respondents between the ages of 20 and 30, exploring implications for HIV/AIDS communication and offering recomme

February 13, 2006

South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and ...

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In 2002, the Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) commissioned a national, household sero-prevalence survey of HIV/AIDS in South Africa.

July 13, 2005

Behaviour Change Theory

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This presentation about Behaviour Change Theory was presented at the Soul City Regional Edutainment Workshop on May 19 2005 in Johannesburg. The presentation aims to answer the question “what is behav

Evaluation of Soul City Series 5: Focusing on the Distribution and Use of the Booklets
February 4, 2005

Evaluation of Soul City Series 5: Focusing on the Distribution and Use of ...

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This report publishes findings of an evaluation of the print component of the fifth series of Soul City, South Africa. The evaluation aimed to assess the distribution and usage of the Soul City booklets and explore qualitatively the impact of the ...

January 21, 2005

Part I: Interview with Prof. Alan Whiteside

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"This is an edition of the International AIDS Economic Network (IAEN) Global Dialogue Series with Alan Whiteside, D Econ, founder and director of the Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division at

January 19, 2005

Más que Medios de Masas

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En esta presentación se analiza el uso de eduentretenimiento como estrategia de intervención a partir de la experiencia de Soul City. De acuerdo con el autor, los medios de masas son una fuente crítica de información, un importante factor al ...

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