Search

Search results

The Emergency Helix: A Framework for Strengthening Public Health Emergency Response with Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC)
January 18, 2017

The Emergency Helix: A Framework for Strengthening Public Health Emergency ...

0

"In the same way that the structure of DNA ensures stability over long periods of time yet allows for adaptation to the changing environment, The Emergency Helix describes a communication backbone that strengthens community stability, health ...

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 ...

Passages Project - Transforming Social Norms for Sexual and Reproductive Health
July 25, 2016

Passages Project - Transforming Social Norms for Sexual and Reproductive Health

0

Passages is a research-to-practice project that seeks to address the core challenges to improving sexual and reproductive health such as gender-based violence, child marriage, and unintended pregnancy by transforming social norms. Researchers on ...

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."

Project-Based Learning
July 11, 2016

Project-Based Learning

0

In many instances, a social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) project is asked to design, implement, and evaluate SBCC projects in collaboration with local country-based partners. This collaborative implementation process offers ...

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 ...

Monitoring & Evaluation in Family Planning: Strengths, Weaknesses, and Future Directions
May 6, 2016

Monitoring & Evaluation in Family Planning: Strengths, Weaknesses, and ...

0

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded MEASURE Evaluation carried out this assessment in order to take stock of the practice of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in the field of FP and to present recommendations ...

Data for Decision-Making: Empowering Local Data Use
May 4, 2016

Data for Decision-Making: Empowering Local Data Use

0

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 one way to "close the gap" on immunization ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lessons on Integrating Scientific and Community Knowledge of Climate Change to Develop Adaptation Plans in Lower Mekong Basin
October 26, 2015

Lessons on Integrating Scientific and Community Knowledge of Climate Change ...

0

"Participatory processes employed in the co-development of these [community-based climate adaptation] plans are important to foster two-way learning between NGOs and communities, allowing the resulting adaptation options to gain greater support ...

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 ...

Desk Review and Qualitative Assessment of Malaria Case Management Social and Behavior Change Communication Strategies in Four Countries: Ethiopia, Rwanda, Senegal and Zambia
September 4, 2015

Desk Review and Qualitative Assessment of Malaria Case Management Social and ...

0

"The purpose of this desk review is to identify promising SBCC practices related to malaria case management at both community and service provider levels in the four focus countries: Zambia, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Senegal."

What Does Not Work in Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Review of Evidence on Interventions Commonly Accepted as Best Practices
September 3, 2015

What Does Not Work in Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Review of ...

5

"Youth centers, peer education, and one-off public meetings have generally been ineffective in facilitating young people's access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services, changing their behaviors, or influencing social norms around ...

Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program (MBNP)
September 2, 2015

Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program (MBNP)

0

Running from 2012 to 2015, the Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program (MBNP) is designed to improve maternal and child healthcare practices in Tanzania in the areas of antenatal care, exclusive breastfeeding, and complementary feeding. This five-year ...

Social Mobilisation, Advocacy and Communication for Nutrition
August 28, 2015

Social Mobilisation, Advocacy and Communication for Nutrition

0

"Social mobilization, advocacy and communications is a growing priority for SUN countries and increasingly seen as an integral part of the national nutrition strategy.  Countries are at very different stages and employing a variety of ...

Wazazi Nipendeni - Love Me, Parents
July 23, 2015

Wazazi Nipendeni - Love Me, Parents

0

"Wazazi Nipendeni (Love me, Parents) is a national safe motherhood social and behavior change communication (SBCC) campaign that aims to encourage Tanzanian women and their partners to take steps for a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery."

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 ...

Perceptions of Influence: Understanding Attitudes to Polio Vaccination and Immunisation in Northern Nigeria
July 9, 2015

Perceptions of Influence: Understanding Attitudes to Polio Vaccination and ...

5

"The circumstances of household thinking about community, livelihood, health and vaccination are complex. To reduce this protean calculus to a short list of population proportions and individuated causations is to undermine and underestimate the ...

3 Ways To Create Buy-In for True Customer-Centric Design
June 24, 2015

3 Ways To Create Buy-In for True Customer-Centric Design

0

Author: Elizabeth Drachman, June 23 2015 - The “Customer Centric Design for Ag Programs” breakout session at this year’s ICTforAg conference sounded like a simple one. We design programs to help farmers – of course they should be ...

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 ...

Leveraging the Power of Knowledge Management to Transform Global Health and Development
April 29, 2015

Leveraging the Power of Knowledge Management to Transform Global Health and ...

4

  "Good knowledge is essential to prevent disease and improve health. Knowledge management (KM) provides a systematic process and tools to promote access to and use of knowledge among health and development practitioners to improve health ...

HIV and Health Communication: Evidence Review
April 20, 2015

HIV and Health Communication: Evidence Review

0

This evidence database is the centrepiece of a group of materials (See related summary below) from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication ...

Understanding Immunization and Vitamin A Communication in Rural Cambodia: A Formative Research Study
March 25, 2015

Understanding Immunization and Vitamin A Communication in Rural Cambodia: A ...

0

"The development of an effective behavior change communication strategy requires an indepth understanding of the many stakeholder viewpoints, perceptions, and norms. There is considerable evidence that focused messages to inform parents about ...

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."

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."

Nigeria Immunisation Survey - Administrative Tier Participant Oral Consent - Research Project: Understanding Attitudes to Immunisation in Nigeria
January 16, 2015

Nigeria Immunisation Survey - Administrative Tier Participant Oral Consent - ...

0

This consent form was developed as part of a study on polio immunisation in Nigeria that is being conducted by Public Health Services and Solutions (PHSS) and The Communication Initiative with the United States Agency for International ...

Clean, Fed & Nurtured: Joining Forces to Promote Child Growth and Development
January 15, 2015

Clean, Fed & Nurtured: Joining Forces to Promote Child Growth and Development

0

"[E]arlier conversations had revealed that while the WASH sector was increasingly integrating with the nutrition sector; and that ECD research and programming experts have been coordinating with nutrition specialists, little coordination existed ...

Male Engagement in Family Planning: Reducing Unmet Need for Family Planning by Addressing Gender Norms
January 14, 2015

Male Engagement in Family Planning: Reducing Unmet Need for Family Planning ...

5

With funding from USAID, the Tékponon Jikuagou Project of the Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH), Georgetown University, United States, conducted an initial review of recent literature and programmes on male engagement in sexual and ...

Understanding Attitudes to Immunisation in Northern Nigeria: Research to Support the Polio Endgame and Routine Immunisation Strengthening
January 9, 2015

Understanding Attitudes to Immunisation in Northern Nigeria: Research to ...

0

This presentation captures the strategies underlying a polio eradication research project that is grounded in the belief that the key to understanding what causes children to be missed by vaccines and continuing suboptimal programme performance ...

Research Project: Understanding Attitudes to Immunisation in Nigeria
January 5, 2015

Research Project: Understanding Attitudes to Immunisation in Nigeria

0

This page provides access to detailed documents created as part of a research study on household decision-making regarding health care and immunisation - including polio immunisation - in Nigeria, culminating in the report Perceptions of ...

The Future of Routine Immunization in the Developing World: Challenges and Opportunities
December 10, 2014

The Future of Routine Immunization in the Developing World: Challenges and ...

0

"Routine immunization creates opportunities to educate parents about the benefits of vaccines and other health services. Engaging the community in planning, financing, and delivering the program can increase equity and build trust in the ...

Getting Closer to People: Family Planning Provision by Drug Shops in Uganda
November 26, 2014

Getting Closer to People: Family Planning Provision by Drug Shops in Uganda

0

"Private-sector drug shops are often the first point of health care in sub-Saharan Africa. Training and supporting drug shop and pharmacy staff to provide a wide range of contraceptive methods and information is a promising high-impact practice ...

An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Demand Generation: Female Condom
November 13, 2014

An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Demand Generation: Female Condom

4

"Key messages should enable the target audience to self-select, emphasize key emotional and functional benefits of female condoms, and include a call to action. Messages should be based on formative research and tailored to..."

A PATH Update: Shaping the Market for Neonatal Resuscitation Equipment
November 13, 2014

A PATH Update: Shaping the Market for Neonatal Resuscitation Equipment

0

"This report describes how PATH, in collaboration with partners, undertakes distinct activities at each phase of the value chain - from research to scale-up - to shape the global market for basic neonatal resuscitation equipment for developing ...

Spotlight on Injectable Antibiotics for Neonatal Sepsis
October 14, 2014

Spotlight on Injectable Antibiotics for Neonatal Sepsis

0

"Injectable antibiotics for newborns remain underutilized and as such, have been identified by the UN [United Nations] Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women’s and Children’s Health as one of 13 commodities that if more widely accessed ...

Preventing Postpartum Hemorrhage with Oxytocin in the Uniject Injection System
October 13, 2014

Preventing Postpartum Hemorrhage with Oxytocin in the Uniject Injection System

0

This article on postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) prevention and treatment presents the author, Dr. Shirley Villadiego's discussion of programmatic experience in Central America with oxytocin provided in the form of the Uniject™ injection system ...

An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Chlorhexidine
October 10, 2014

An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Chlorhexidine

0

This roadmap for communication design focuses on advocacy for use of chlorhexidine, one of "13 Life-Saving Commodities." The commodity is used for newborn umbilical cord care to prevent infection. The document forms part of a comprehensive Demand ...

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 ...

Impact on Postpartum Hemorrhage of Prophylactic Administration of Oxytocin 10 IU via Uniject™ by Peripheral Health Care Providers at Home Births: Design of a Community-Based Cluster-Randomized Trial
October 8, 2014

Impact on Postpartum Hemorrhage of Prophylactic Administration of Oxytocin ...

0

This study was done to test the safety and effectiveness of the use of trained Ghana Health Service (GHS) community health officers (CHOs) in administering one of the 13 UN Commission's life-saving commodities for women and children, namely ...

How people behave really matters to health
October 7, 2014

How people behave really matters to health

0

Author: Caroline Sugg, October 6 2014 - The Ebola emergency in West Africa shines a fresh light on the way in which peoples' everyday actions are critical to maintaining public health.

The Product Problem: Pathways for Making Misoprostol Available for Postpartum Hemorrhage
October 2, 2014

The Product Problem: Pathways for Making Misoprostol Available for ...

0

In March of 2011, Gynuity Health Projects convened a meeting "to clarify pathways for moving forward in accordance with scientific evidence to foster availability of misoprostol and its use for postpartum hemorrhage indications. This included ...

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."

Expanding Access to Modern Contraception Using Advocacy to Spur Action: RESPOND's Experience in Malawi
September 24, 2014

Expanding Access to Modern Contraception Using Advocacy to Spur Action: ...

0

"Use of modern contraception among married women increased from 28% to 42% during this period, translating into an additional 611,000 contraceptive users served by the public and private sector..."

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