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Standard Operating Procedures: Responding to a Poliovirus Event and Outbreak - Parts 1 and 2 - Effective 01 November 2017 until 30 April 2018
February 16, 2018

Standard Operating Procedures: Responding to a Poliovirus Event and Outbreak ...

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"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 epidemiologic circumstances."

Every Newborn: An Advocacy Toolkit and Guidance Manual for Ending Preventable Deaths
February 16, 2018

Every Newborn: An Advocacy Toolkit and Guidance Manual for Ending ...

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"You may be acting as a lone crusader or as part of a larger advocacy effort. Either way, you share an objective with all other advocates: to have your story move audiences from apathy to empathy to action." Offered by Every Newborn, this guide ...

Video First: Making an Impact
February 16, 2018

Video First: Making an Impact

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"In order to post videos successfully online you have to know how to play by their rules, and how to deliver what people want to watch and how to encourage them to share." The practice of watching video online has increased exponentially, much ...

Open Broadcaster
February 16, 2018

Open Broadcaster

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"Share your stories with your community, your country, and your world!." Open Broadcaster's mission is to develop and provide products and services for community-focused broadcasters of any size, working in analog or digital environments, around ...

Technology for Development: Indo-Pacific State of Play
February 15, 2018

Technology for Development: Indo-Pacific State of Play

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"Australia’s first International Cyber Engagement Strategy lays out three simple... goals to harness the opportunities of the digital age and accelerate sustainable development in the Indo-Pacific..." From the Institute of Development Studies ...

Open Aid, Open Societies: A Vision for a Transparent World
February 15, 2018

Open Aid, Open Societies: A Vision for a Transparent World

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"...[A] more open, more accountable world must be the foundation on which democracies and global prosperity are built. This happens when we [DFID] and others publish evidence and data which is meaningful and when others can translate that ...

Building Trust, Managing Risk: Vaccine Confidence and Human Papillomavirus Vaccination
February 15, 2018

Building Trust, Managing Risk: Vaccine Confidence and Human Papillomavirus ...

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The Vaccine Confidence Project at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the HPV Prevention and Control Board at the University of Antwerp hosted a symposium on vaccine confidence and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, ...

Nutrition Behaviour Change Communication Causes Sustained Effects on IYCN Knowledge in Two Cluster-Randomised Trials in Bangladesh
February 15, 2018

Nutrition Behaviour Change Communication Causes Sustained Effects on IYCN ...

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"Impacts of BCC programmes may be underestimated if persistence of effects is unaccounted for." This paper assesses the effect of nutrition-sensitive social protection interventions on infant and young child nutrition (IYCN) knowledge in rural ...

Childhood Vaccination Communication Outcomes Unpacked and Organized in a Taxonomy to Facilitate Core Outcome Establishment
February 15, 2018

Childhood Vaccination Communication Outcomes Unpacked and Organized in a ...

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"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 engagement to health status and health service ...

The Future of Learning and Technology in Deprived Contexts
February 14, 2018

The Future of Learning and Technology in Deprived Contexts

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"This report addresses the future of basic education, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) use in deprived locations, and the use of ICTs in primary school learning in 2020 and 2025, especially in deprived contexts." This report from ...

Health Information System Strengthening: Standards and Best Practices for Data Sources
February 14, 2018

Health Information System Strengthening: Standards and Best Practices for ...

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The purpose of this guide is to help health authorities and health information officers align health information system (HIS) data sources with standards and best practices, to ensure that reliable data produce comparable statistics at all levels ...

Programme Reporting Standards for Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health
February 14, 2018

Programme Reporting Standards for Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, ...

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"A standardized way of reporting on the implementation processes as well as contextual factors throughout the programme would allow for easier synthesis of this information, and facilitate communication between researchers and practitioners." ...

Evaluation and Communication in Practice: Website and e-Guide
February 14, 2018

Evaluation and Communication in Practice: Website and e-Guide

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"Designing evaluation and communication strategies together creates a learning space that enables projects to be clear on their goals and strategies." DECI-2: Developing Evaluation and Communication Capacity in Information Society Research is a ...

Media Pluralism, Public Trust, and Democracy: New Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean
February 14, 2018

Media Pluralism, Public Trust, and Democracy: New Evidence from Latin ...

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"[T]he findings from our analyses point to the broader conclusion that focusing efforts on strengthening media ecosystems can help to address and, ideally, counter the region's growing dissatisfaction with democracy. This is because where ...

The Whys of Social Exclusion: Insights from Behavioral Economics
February 13, 2018

The Whys of Social Exclusion: Insights from Behavioral Economics

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"A central theme of this essay is that institutions create concepts, categories, social identities, and other mental models that can persist long after the institutions are abolished. The mental models influence how boundedly rational people ...

Style Guide for Reporting on Indigenous People
February 13, 2018

Style Guide for Reporting on Indigenous People

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"Media plays a key role in educating the public on Indigenous communities. It could start with describing the communities in a fair, accurate and respectful way." - JHR Indigenous Reporters Program manager Lenny Carpenter Produced in ...

Impact Data - National HIV/AIDS Support Project (NHASP), Papua New Guinea (PNG)
February 12, 2018

Impact Data - National HIV/AIDS Support Project (NHASP), Papua New Guinea (PNG)

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At the beginning of the new millennium, HIV/AIDS was emerging as a major health threat to Papua New Guinea (PNG), which was found to have the largest HIV epidemic in the Pacific. The cumulative number of HIV cases reported in 1999 reached 2,342 ...

An Integrated Approach to Strategic Communication and Condom Social Marketing to Address the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Papua New Guinea
February 12, 2018

An Integrated Approach to Strategic Communication and Condom Social ...

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"It was likely that behaviour change and integrated condom social marketing approaches flattened the rapidly rising curve of HIV infection and averted a mid-level AIDS epidemic in PNG. As such, strategic, integrated, evidence based communication ...

Rohingya crisis: When information is a matter of life and death
February 12, 2018

Rohingya crisis: When information is a matter of life and death

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Author: BBC Media Action's Executive Director Caroline Nursey, originally posted February 7 2018 - The scale of the humanitarian crisis is visible on the road winding away from Cox's Bazar long before you reach the camps. Empty aid trucks head ...

Perspectives on Rapid Elimination and Ultimate Global Eradication of Paralytic Poliomyelitis Caused by Polioviruses
February 12, 2018

Perspectives on Rapid Elimination and Ultimate Global Eradication of ...

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"[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 matters...not only for the eradication of polio, ...

February 12, 2018

Learning about different approaches and methodologies at the SBCC Summit

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This year’s SBBC Summit, I expect to learn different approaches, techniques and methodologies used by different participants in other places of the world that I could adopt for SBBC programs in Uganda. What my organisation has done so far in ...

February 12, 2018

Male involvement

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Joan, I am on the same page with you [in Kenya - Male engagement in Promoting Empowerment of Women Workers]. Social dominance of men over women dates back to antiquity. In some ethnic groups in Ghana where I live, it seems quite impossible for ...

Visualizing Data for Human Rights Advocacy: A Guidebook and Workshop Activity
February 12, 2018

Visualizing Data for Human Rights Advocacy: A Guidebook and Workshop Activity

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"Data visualization can make information more memorable, make it more persuasive, facilitate understanding and ultimately motivate action." The use of data visualidation and other visual features for human rights communication and advocacy is a ...

Understanding Activism: How International NGOs, Foundations and Others Can Provide Better Support to Social Movements
February 12, 2018

Understanding Activism: How International NGOs, Foundations and Others Can ...

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"The most significant and consistent theme of this research is that trust, respect, and collaboration make the most difference in terms of what activists and outside actors can achieve together."

Community Radio's Role in Prevention and Promotion of Early Detection of TB among Indigenous People of India
February 11, 2018

Community Radio's Role in Prevention and Promotion of Early Detection of TB ...

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A meta-analysis pointed to a pooled pulmonary TB prevalence estimate of 703 per 100,000 for the tribal population which is significantly higher than that of India (256 per 100,000). In Purulia district, statistics indicate that in 2015 more TB ...

Community Media and Traditional Music
February 11, 2018

Community Media and Traditional Music

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Cultural traditions from various regions of the state of West Bengal reflect the rich diversity of Regional Music of the state. Each region has its own particular style and Jangalmahal (Purulia, South Bankura, Jhargram and Paschim Medinipur ...

How the community radio will empower the Indigenous women
February 10, 2018

How the community radio will empower the Indigenous women

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Firstly, the importance of community participation relies on one fundamental premise and purpose of community radio: to serve the community and increase participation. In the context of India, where participation of the Adivasi (indigenous) ...

Community Radio and Traditional Music
February 10, 2018

Community Radio and Traditional Music

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Cultural traditions from various regions of the state of West Bengal reflect the rich diversity of Regional Music of the state. Each region has its own particular style and Jangalmahal is no different. For example, Jhumur, is the premier folk ...

Learning from Polio Eradication: Community Involvement in Reaching Under-Immunized in Northern Nigeria
February 9, 2018

Learning from Polio Eradication: Community Involvement in Reaching ...

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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 Nigeria National Primary Health Care Development ...

DFID's "transparency revolution" is welcome - but supporting independent media is urgent and challenging
February 9, 2018

DFID's "transparency revolution" is welcome - but supporting independent ...

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Author: BBC Media Action's James Deane, originally posted on February 7 2018 - The UK Department for International Development's commitment to undertake a "transparency revolution" is welcome. Their new strategy outlined yesterday Open Aid, Open ...

Provider Recommendations for the HPV Vaccine: A Qualitative Study of Parent-Provider Interactions
February 9, 2018

Provider Recommendations for the HPV Vaccine: A Qualitative Study of ...

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Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination is recommended for all adolescents aged 11 and 12; however, parental hesitancy about HPV vaccination contributes to lower than anticipated rates of uptake. This study sought to describe provider-parent ...

Measurement of Social Norms Affecting Modern Contraceptive Use: A Literature Review
February 9, 2018

Measurement of Social Norms Affecting Modern Contraceptive Use: A Literature ...

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"In 2017, as part of the USAID-funded Passages Project, we set out to systematically assess what empirical evidence exists around the relationship between social norms and use of modern family planning methods. The results are detailed in, ...

Use of Social and Behavioral Research and Data in Immunization
February 9, 2018

Use of Social and Behavioral Research and Data in Immunization

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In this presentation, Lora Shimp, Senior Immunization Technical Officer and Technical Lead at John Snow, Inc. (JSI), provides examples of the use of social and behavioural research and data in immunisation. She begins by asking, What works in ...

Gender Equality and Big Data: Making Gender Data Visible
February 9, 2018

Gender Equality and Big Data: Making Gender Data Visible

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"The UN plays a very important role in ensuring that the data revolution for sustainable development is inclusive, not only by incorporating big data and analytics into planning and decision making, but also by working with governments, policy ...

Spain advances, but requires better training to face the digital transformation (I)
February 8, 2018

Spain advances, but requires better training to face the digital ...

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Author: Soraya Carvajal B., originally published February 5 2018 - "Spain is fine, we are doing well in the digital field, but we could be better, especially in terms of education, because it is essential that new generations know ...

Challenges and threats for Spanish cybersecurity (II)
February 8, 2018

Challenges and threats for Spanish cybersecurity (II)

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Author: Soraya Carvajal B., originally published February 6 2018 - Along with the advance in digital matters, new challenges and risks for the Information Society appear in Spain. This was expressed by José María Sanz-Magallón, director of ...

Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Adolescents
February 8, 2018

Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Adolescents

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"Adolescence is a time of rapid physical, neurological, social, and sexual development marked by the growing significance of peer networks, individual behavioral choices, and increased risk-taking behavior. It is also a pivotal period for the ...

My Village My Home (MVMH) in Malawi
February 8, 2018

My Village My Home (MVMH) in Malawi

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"The level of vaccination coverage in a given community depends on both service factors and the degree to which the public understands and trusts immunization services." - Michael Favin and Asnakew Tsega

Girls' Rights Are Human Rights: An In-Depth Study of the Status of Girls in the International Human Rights Framework
February 8, 2018

Girls' Rights Are Human Rights: An In-Depth Study of the Status of Girls in ...

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"Plan International is rallying those in power, civil society organisations, and young activists - especially girls - to join the movement for girls' rights." From Plan International, this report is an in-depth study into the status of girls in ...

An ICT Agripreneurship Guide: A Path to Success for Young ACP Entrepreneurs
February 7, 2018

An ICT Agripreneurship Guide: A Path to Success for Young ACP Entrepreneurs

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"Work by CTA - such as the AgriHack Initiative - and others has demonstrated that ICT has a key role to play in supporting and enhancing the performance of economies, including in the agriculture sector. However, young innovators interested in ...

Two-Way Radio: Beliefs and Practices of Somali Citizens Concerning Immunisation
February 7, 2018

Two-Way Radio: Beliefs and Practices of Somali Citizens Concerning Immunisation

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Prepared by Africa's Voices Foundation (AVF) for the Health section at the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Somalia, this report shares findings from interactive radio programmes on immunisation that aired during October 2016. As part of a ...

Leaving the Camps Behind: The Role of Development Communication in Refugee-Host Integration
February 7, 2018

Leaving the Camps Behind: The Role of Development Communication in ...

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This article moves away from the conceptual framework of intercultural communication and builds a case for the role of development communication in establishing durable social bonds between refugees and host communities, whose benefits are seen ...

Smart Service Provider's Guide to ICT and Sex Work
February 6, 2018

Smart Service Provider's Guide to ICT and Sex Work

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From the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP), this a resource for service providers who want to better understand how information and communication technologies (ICTs) have impacted sex workers and the prevention of HIV. The guide reviews ...

Creative Director - PATH - Seattle, Washington, United States
February 6, 2018

Creative Director - PATH - Seattle, Washington, United States

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Job Description PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms-vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, ...

Preventing Violence against Women in Elections: A Programming Guide
February 6, 2018

Preventing Violence against Women in Elections: A Programming Guide

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"Until recently, lack of data and the stigma attached to gender-based violence in many societies have kept violence against women in elections (VAWE) on the margins of study. Yet it is a barrier to women that exists in every country, with ...

Education about the Holocaust and Preventing Genocide: A Policy Guide
February 6, 2018

Education about the Holocaust and Preventing Genocide: A Policy Guide

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"Understanding how and why the Holocaust occurred can inform broader understandings of mass violence globally, as well as highlight the value of promoting human rights, ethics, and civic engagement that bolsters human solidarity at the local, ...

Retos y amenazas para la ciberseguridad de los españoles (II)
February 6, 2018

Retos y amenazas para la ciberseguridad de los españoles (II)

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Por: Soraya Carvajal B., publicado 6 de febrero 2018 - Junto con el avance en materia digital, en España aparecen nuevos retos y riesgos para la Sociedad de la Información. Así lo expresó José María Sanz-Magallón, director de la Fundación ...

España avanza, pero requiere mejor formación para afrontar la transformación digital (I)
February 6, 2018

España avanza, pero requiere mejor formación para afrontar la transformación ...

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Por: Soraya Carvajal B., publicado 5 de febrero 2018 - “España está bien, vamos bien en el tema digital, pero podríamos estar mejor, especialmente en cuanto a la educación, porque es fundamental que las nuevas generaciones sepan moverse ...

Using Farming Families' Perspectives to Inform Recommended Priority Practices
February 6, 2018

Using Farming Families' Perspectives to Inform Recommended Priority Practices

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"Regardless of specific practices being promoted, UPAVAN videos should model good decision-making and positive communication styles. Additional opportunities to help farming families build communication, planning, and joint decision-making skills ...

February 5, 2018

“No to CIRCUMCISION”: The Road to Effective Social Marketing Campaigns in ...

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The abstract titled "“No to CIRCUMCISION”: The Road to Effective Social Marketing Campaigns in Egypt" was accepted as a poster presentation at the 2018 International Social and Behavior Change Communication Summit. This study aimed to ...

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