Search

Search results

AIDSFree HIV Prevention Knowledge Base
July 27, 2016

AIDSFree HIV Prevention Knowledge Base

0

The AIDSFree HIV Prevention Knowledge Base is an online collection of research and tools to help people who plan and implement evidence-based HIV prevention activities find what works in prevention. Each knowledge base topic is introduced with a ...

Ebola: A Behavior-Driven Crisis
July 25, 2016

Ebola: A Behavior-Driven Crisis

4

From the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), this web-based multimedia package explores social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) in the context of a public health crisis. Presented in a gallery-style format, the multimedia ...

Enhancing Nutrition and Food Security during the First 1,000 Days through Gender-sensitive Social and Behavior Change: Technical Resource Guide and Technical Brief
July 13, 2016

Enhancing Nutrition and Food Security during the First 1,000 Days through ...

0

"Many of the core components of malnutrition and hunger - the multigenerational effects, behavioral manifestations, gender inequality - have proven to be insurmountable for traditional interventions."

Zika Communication Network (ZCN)
July 7, 2016

Zika Communication Network (ZCN)

0

This online resource curates evidence-based tools and resources to help health and development professionals minimise the spread of Zika and related negative pregnancy outcomes. ZCN strives to support communities currently affected - and those ...

Drama for Conflict Transformation Toolkit: Youth Theater for Peace
July 6, 2016

Drama for Conflict Transformation Toolkit: Youth Theater for Peace

0

Across Kyrgyzstan, youth participants in IREX's Youth Theater for Peace (YTP) programme, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), are using the Drama for Conflict Transformation (DCT) methodology introduced in ...

Total Market Approach for Condom Programming - Webinar
June 28, 2016

Total Market Approach for Condom Programming - Webinar

0

This webinar video shares research and implementation experiences of the total market approach (TMA) for condom programming. “TMA is a system in which all sectors – public, socially marketed, and commercial – work together to deliver health ...

mHealth Compendium Special Edition 2016: Reaching Scale
June 2, 2016

mHealth Compendium Special Edition 2016: Reaching Scale

0

The mHealth Compendium Special Edition 2016: Reaching Scale presents ten in-depth profiles of mHealth programmes that have grown in scale over time.  This edition follows on from a series of five mHealth Compendiums which were produced by ...

mHealth Compendium, Volume Five
June 1, 2016

mHealth Compendium, Volume Five

0

This fifth volume of the mHealth Compendium, produced by the African Strategies for Health Project for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a collection of 41 case studies submitted by various implementing partners ...

mHealth Compendium, Volume Four
May 31, 2016

mHealth Compendium, Volume Four

0

This fourth volume of the mHealth Compendium, produced by the African Strategies for Health Project for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a collection of 31 case studies which document a range of mHealth ...

Strategic Communication Framework for Hormonal Contraceptive Methods and Potential HIV-Related Risks
May 9, 2016

Strategic Communication Framework for Hormonal Contraceptive Methods and ...

0

Given the World Health Organization (WHO)'s recommendation that women should receive correct and full information to enable an informed choice regarding their method of contraception, the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) ...

Addressing Advanced Maternal Age and High Parity Pregnancies: A Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy Implementation Kit
May 9, 2016

Addressing Advanced Maternal Age and High Parity Pregnancies: A Healthy ...

0

Healthy timing and spacing of pregnancy (HTSP) is an approach to family planning (FP) and maternal and child health (MCH) education, counseling, and services to help families have planned pregnancies at the healthiest times of their lives for the ...

Thinking Outside the Separate Space: A Decision-Making Tool for Designing Youth-Friendly Services
May 6, 2016

Thinking Outside the Separate Space: A Decision-Making Tool for Designing ...

0

This tool, developed for the international sexual and reproductive health (SRH) community, seeks to advance services tailored to young people's needs by helping programme designers to select and adapt appropriate youth-friendly service (YFS) ...

Quick Investigation of Quality: A User's Guide for Monitoring Quality of Care in Family Planning (2nd Edition)
May 6, 2016

Quick Investigation of Quality: A User's Guide for Monitoring Quality of ...

0

This resource offers materials needed to design and implement a practical, low-cost methodology for monitoring quality of care (QoC) in clinic-based family planning (FP) programmes in developing countries. QoC in FP and reproductive health (RH) ...

AIDSFree HIV Testing Services Community of Practice
April 20, 2016

AIDSFree HIV Testing Services Community of Practice

0

The AIDSFree HIV Testing Services (HTS) Community of Practice is an electronic information sharing tool to help achieve the HIV testing target set out by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)'s 90-90-90 strategy to help end the ...

Promising Programmatic Approaches for Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health (AYSRH)
April 6, 2016

Promising Programmatic Approaches for Adolescent and Youth Sexual and ...

0

"Programs must actively engage girls and women, boys and men, parents and in-laws, partners and spouses, extended family, religious leaders, educators, and the community to question the cultural roles and expectations that contribute to negative ...

Gender and Social and Behavior Change Communication Implementation Kit
March 31, 2016

Gender and Social and Behavior Change Communication Implementation Kit

0

"By integrating gender into your SBCC strategy, you can make health messages more effective, stimulate equity in gender roles, and improve health outcomes. Since the roles and power relations between men and women affect how an activity is ...

AIDSFree Prevention Update
March 18, 2016

AIDSFree Prevention Update

0

The Prevention Update is an online library that provides a sample of summaries and abstracts of recent published articles - some available as free, open source documents and others available by purchase or subscription only - on global HIV ...

Community Mobilisation on Food and Nutrition Security: Materials for Community Development Officers and Mobilisers
March 2, 2016

Community Mobilisation on Food and Nutrition Security: Materials for ...

5

This guide and accompanying flip chart was produced to strengthen the capacity of community development officers and mobilisers to improve food and nutrition security within communities in Uganda. A collaboration between the Food and Nutrition ...

Strengthening Linkages between Clinical and Social Services for Children and Adolescents Who Have Experienced Sexual Violence: A Companion Guide
February 19, 2016

Strengthening Linkages between Clinical and Social Services for Children and ...

0

"Similar to sexual violence against adults, sexual violence against children and adolescents is surrounded by a culture of secrecy, stigma, and silence. Too often, it is viewed as a private matter, especially when the perpetrator is a family ...

Community Video for Nutrition Guide
February 2, 2016

Community Video for Nutrition Guide

0

"SPRING and DG see this community-led video approach, with videos created by the community for the community, as a revolutionary tool for nutrition and health behavior change which blends innovative, low-cost, accessible technology with the ...

Training Resource Package for Family Planning (TRP)
February 1, 2016

Training Resource Package for Family Planning (TRP)

0

This website offers curriculum components and tools for trainers to design, implement, and evaluate family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) training. The TRP provides organisations with what are meant to be user-friendly resources and ...

AIDSFree Guidance Database
January 28, 2016

AIDSFree Guidance Database

0

The AIDSFree Guidance Database brings together national HIV testing and treatment guidance from many priority countries around the world. This interactive database can be used to prepare guideline revisions for specific countries, conduct ...

Dads Can Do That! Strategies to Involve Fathers in Child Feeding
January 27, 2016

Dads Can Do That! Strategies to Involve Fathers in Child Feeding

0

"Several recent projects have implemented innovative methods to reach fathers in culturally appropriate ways that both respect and challenge traditional gender roles. Initial results suggest that fathers' potential contributions to child health ...

Integrating Family Planning and Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Services
November 2, 2015

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

0

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. The website includes sections entitled: Overview ...

Global Social Networking: A Guide to Strengthening Civil Society Through Social Media
September 15, 2015

Global Social Networking: A Guide to Strengthening Civil Society Through ...

0

This guide offers an overview of best practices in using social media for advocacy and is intended as a reference for civil society organisations (CSOs) to integrate and use technology to promote democracy, human rights, and governance, as well ...

Family Planning in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Achievements of 50 Years
September 8, 2015

Family Planning in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Achievements of 50 Years

0

This report - and its accompanying case studies on Colombia, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Paraguay -  constitute a resource examining "the 50-year period starting in the mid-1960s that ...

The Roadmap for Health Measurement and Accountability
July 20, 2015

The Roadmap for Health Measurement and Accountability

0

Authored by the Common Road Map Steering Committee of MA4Health, this document "articulates a shared strategic approach to support effective measurement and accountability systems for a country’s health programs." The Roadmap outlines investments ...

Checkpoints for Choice: An Orientation and Resource Package
June 8, 2015

Checkpoints for Choice: An Orientation and Resource Package

0

"How can stakeholders ensure that family planning programs are designed, implemented, and monitored in a way that respects, protects, and fulfills human rights and puts clients’ needs and preferences at the forefront?"

Data for Decision Making in Fistula Treatment Services
June 3, 2015

Data for Decision Making in Fistula Treatment Services

0

This series of training modules from Fistula Care and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provides clinical supervisors, service providers, and national-level stakeholders with skills to review and interpret data for ...

Designing for Behavior Change: For Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, and Gender
April 20, 2015

Designing for Behavior Change: For Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, ...

0

This field-tested, six-day curriculum enables private voluntary organizations (PVOs) and partners to replicate the Designing for Behavior Change (DBC) workshop conducted with CORE Group members in multiple countries and regions around the globe. ...

Refresher Training for Frontline Health Workers in Expanded Program of Immunization (EPI): Facilitator's Guide
March 20, 2015

Refresher Training for Frontline Health Workers in Expanded Program of ...

0

This practical guide on training facilitators to communicate about immunisation emerged from a collaborative in-service training session, held in January 2005 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. That training was part of an initiative developed by the ...

A Practical Guide to Conducting a Barrier Analysis
January 23, 2015

A Practical Guide to Conducting a Barrier Analysis

0

"Trainees will be able to effectively plan and implement a Barrier Analysis survey and use the results to inform their behavior change strategy."

Social and Behavior Change for Family Planning: How to Develop Behavior Change Strategies for Integrating Family Planning into Maternal and Child Health Programs
January 23, 2015

Social and Behavior Change for Family Planning: How to Develop Behavior ...

0

"One way to get started [adding family planning to maternal and child health programmes] is through social and behavior change [BC]. That means learning about the community’s family planning knowledge, attitudes and practices, and then creating ...

Reality Check: A Planning and Advocacy Tool for Strengthening Family Planning Programs Version 3 User’s Guide
January 20, 2015

Reality Check: A Planning and Advocacy Tool for Strengthening Family ...

0

"The tool enables users (a) to quickly test future goal scenarios, including changes in the method mix, and (b) to compare those future scenarios with past performance to determine whether current goals are feasible."

Better Parenting Training For Caregivers of Highly Vulnerable Children - Facilitator's Manual and Job Aid
November 24, 2014

Better Parenting Training For Caregivers of Highly Vulnerable Children - ...

0

This Facilitator's Manual and accompanying Better Parenting Job Aid are designed to support community-based trainers - such as government representatives, community service organisation staff, local activists, and volunteers - to work with ...

Antenatal Corticosteroids - Healthy Newborn Network
November 13, 2014

Antenatal Corticosteroids - Healthy Newborn Network

0

From the Healthy Newborn Network (HNN), this resource section of their website, focusing on antenatal corticosteroids (ACS), is overseen by the Antenatal Corticosteroids Working Group (see contact information below).

Health Workforce Productivity: An Approach for Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement
October 29, 2014

Health Workforce Productivity: An Approach for Measurement, Analysis, and ...

0

"The global health community recognizes that there is 'no health without a workforce.' Efforts have been made to train, deploy, and retain more health workers in areas where they are most needed. But beyond this, we need those health workers that ...

An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Demand Generation: Misoprostol
October 9, 2014

An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Demand Generation: Misoprostol

0

This roadmap for communication design focuses on advocacy for use of misoprostol, one of 13 "Life-Saving Commodities." The commodity is used for postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) , a leading cause of maternal deaths, along with another underutilised ...

An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Magnesium Sulfate
October 9, 2014

An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Magnesium Sulfate

0

"A communication strategy provides a 'road map' for local action targeted at behavior change and creates a consistent voice for the messages, materials, and activities developed. It also ensures that activities and products work together to ...

A Theory-Based Framework for Media Selection in Demand Generation Programs
September 25, 2014

A Theory-Based Framework for Media Selection in Demand Generation Programs

0

"Theories are often used to guide the design of messaging content aimed at increasing demand for health services and commodities. However, it not always the case that theories are used to guide the selection of the media through which those ...

Addressing the Role of Gender in the Demand for RMNCH Commodities: A Programming Guide
September 25, 2014

Addressing the Role of Gender in the Demand for RMNCH Commodities: A ...

0

"Demand generation increases awareness of and demand for health products or services among a particular intended audience through social and behavior change communication (SBCC) and social marketing techniques."

ZINC+ORS Website
September 24, 2014

ZINC+ORS Website

0

This website is a repository of materials on the use of the mineral zinc and oral rehydration salts (ORS) to treat childhood diarrhoeal diseases. The website offers this advice on the use of materials available for free downloading on this ...

The ECP Handbook: Introducing and Mainstreaming the Provision of Emergency Contraceptive Pills in Developing Countries
September 23, 2014

The ECP Handbook: Introducing and Mainstreaming the Provision of Emergency ...

5

The ECP Handbook provides comprehensive guidance to help managers of integrated reproductive health programmes, health care directors, and policymakers introduce emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) within local and national family planning ...

Integrating Mobiles into Development Projects
September 19, 2014

Integrating Mobiles into Development Projects

5

"Since the mobiles for development space is evolving rapidly, the handbook is intended to equip readers with a set of questions to ask when using or considering mobiles, rather than providing a prescription for how to use mobiles in a given ...

A Guide for Developing Family Planning Messages for Women in the First Year Postpartum
August 5, 2014

A Guide for Developing Family Planning Messages for Women in the First Year ...

0

From the ACCESS-FP programme (Access to Clinical and Community Maternal, Neonatal, and Women's Health Services-Family Planning), this guide was written to help programme managers create postpartum family planning (PPFP) messages to be used in ...

mHealth Resources to Strengthen Health Programs
June 17, 2014

mHealth Resources to Strengthen Health Programs

4

This article describes a suite of resources that provides implementation guidance for mHealth initiatives, particularly in less developed countries. The suite includes an "eLearning course, online guide, evidence database, and a High-Impact ...

Open Development Cambodia (ODC)
May 21, 2014

Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

4.5

"Cambodian government information technology policy has encouraged the use of open source programs and the uncensored transmission of information, resulting in an energetic IT community that has produced Khmer Unicode and indigenized software. ...

It’s About More than Just Sex: Curricula and Other Educational Materials on Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health
May 9, 2014

It’s About More than Just Sex: Curricula and Other Educational Materials on ...

0

This interactive toolkit shares a collection of curricula and supplemental materials designed to improve youth sexual and reproductive health (SRH). The editors of the compilation chose materials they found to be "specific, structured, and ...

Malaria Behavior Change Communication (BCC) Indicator Reference Guide
April 15, 2014

Malaria Behavior Change Communication (BCC) Indicator Reference Guide

5

"Behavior Change Communication (BCC) has been a critical component of malaria prevention and control strategies. Most programs, however, have not been rigorously evaluated, either due to a lack of funding for such evaluations and/or due to lack ...

Guide to Fostering Change to Scale Up Effective Health Services
February 24, 2014

Guide to Fostering Change to Scale Up Effective Health Services

4

The Leadership, Management, and Sustainability (LMS) Project of Management Sciences originally produced this guide in 2007 for the Implementing Best Practices (IBP) Consortium for Health (including Management Sciences for Health - MSH). It was ...

SEARCH GUIDANCE: These search results (thread above) relate to the issue focus of this theme site space. That focus will always be selected (for example: Global, Polio). In order to search the full platform knowledge base please click: Global (all knowledge in English), Soul Beat Africa (all Africa related knowledge); La Iniciativa de Comunicación - América Latina y el Caribe (Español); Classifieds (Jobs, Events, Consultants, RFPs, Materials), or The CI Network.

Recent Comments from the Network