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January 13, 2017

Translation Is not Enough: Cultural Adaptation of Health Communication Materials

This guide from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) introduces a 5-step, stakeholder-based approach to adapting health communication materials. It describes how countries...

January 9, 2017

The Art of Saving a Life

"We want to get the buzz and the conversation going, because it's easy to take these important lifesaving tools for granted." - Dr. Christopher Elias, Gates Foundation The Art of Saving a Life is a...

January 6, 2017

Webinar: Communication for Development Monitoring & Evaluation in Polio Outbreaks

This November 11 2016 webinar examines monitoring and evaluating communication for development (C4D) implementation and community engagement (CE) interventions in polio outbreaks. The host of the...

December 14, 2016

Health Reporting and Lessons from the Polio Campaign in Ukraine

Five journalist workshops and one media conference on Polio Vaccination, Lessons From the Polio Campaign in Ukraine and Other Health Issues of Public Concern were held in Kyiv, Cherkasy, Odessa, and...

December 8, 2016

Case Studies on Preparedness Planning for Polio in Poland and Cyprus

"This multisectoral and cross-border approach to preparedness is a relatively new policy area, and there remain some uncertainties about what it involves. While people in the health sector are very...

December 7, 2016

IOM CwC Community Engagement Videos

The Communications with Communities (CwC) of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) - Iraq Mission is producing a series of 15 community engagement videos, as well as radio announcements...

December 6, 2016

How a BBC Radio Programme Has Driven Child Vaccination Uptake in Somalia

"I used to believe [a child should] be treated by traditional medicine, but now I go to a doctor. Listening to the programme has made a great change to the way I think." - Father, Galkacyo, Somalia...

December 5, 2016

Kakalliya: The rapping granny

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Chibuike Utaka, Head of Factual, BBC Media Action Nigeria, December 2 2016 - Granny-power hits the airwaves to help improve the health of mothers and...

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November 15, 2016

"[T]he [polio] eradication drive might benefit from a shift from a high-profile [immunisation] campaign approach to a more holistic strategy...

November 14, 2016

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November 10, 2016

"There is growing interest to invest in improving our understanding of how HBRs function in practice, how they may support good recording...

November 10, 2016

The purpose of this repository for home-based vaccination records, including national immunisation or child health cards, is to support the free...

November 3, 2016

"The polio eradication programme is using technology in innovative ways to map the activities of polio workers on the ground, and ensure that...

November 1, 2016

"Breaking down the barriers that drive exclusion is possible - but requires renewed political leadership, commitment and investment. Actors at...

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