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New national RMNCH campaign launched in Sierra Leone - “Get Kol Art Pik Welbodi” or "Get peace of mind, choose health.”

The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) recently launched a national reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) campaign called “Get Kol Art Pik Welbodi” – which translates from Krio to “get peace of mind, choose health” – to…
Everyone in Sierra Leone is being asked to choose health through a new national campaign called “Get Kol Art Pik Welbodi”.
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Three New Case Studies Show SBCC Capacity Strengthening in Action in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Nigeria

The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) has published a series of case studies describing its social and behavior change communication (SBCC) capacity strengthening efforts in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Nigeria. Each case study illustrates a…
The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) has published a series of case studies describing its social and behavior change communication (SBCC) capacity strengthening efforts in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Nigeria. Each case study illustrates a different aspect of SBCC capacity strengthening at varying levels as outlined in HC3’s Capacity Strengthening Ecosystem™. The Bangladesh case study looks at how HC3’s BKMI project focused …
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New HC3 Infographic Illustrates Role of Gender Equity in Family Planning Outcomes

HC3 has developed an infographic to visually demonstrate the role gender equity played in four social and behavior change communication programs. The infographic uses data from a study HC3 conducted in 2015. A follow-up study is now underway.
HC3 has developed an infographic to visually demonstrate the role gender equity played in four social and behavior change communication programs. The infographic uses data from a study HC3 conducted in 2015. A follow-up study is now underway.
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After more than a year, Nepal’s “Smart Couple” family planning campaign is showing some promising results in reaching young couples and referring them to services. The campaign uses a multi-channel approach, with high-quality content, such as…
After more than a year, Nepal’s “Smart Couple” family planning campaign is showing some promising results in reaching young couples and referring them to services. The campaign uses a multi-channel approach, with high-quality content, such as its television and radio spots airing across Nepal. The campaign approach is to reposition family planning as the smart, healthy choice, …
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Effective health communication helps keep people in treatment throughout the HIV continuum of care, thus leading to more positive health outcomes, according to a new supplement of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
Effective health communication helps keep people in treatment throughout the HIV continuum of care, thus leading to more positive health outcomes.
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@NetHope_org Global Summit Explores Meaning of #Digital NGO

This year's NetHope Summit, with the theme, “The Digital NGO: Turn Intent Into Action,” focused on disruptive technologies and the opportunities and challenges they present to improving global health.
More than 300 attendees attended November's NetHope Summit and explored what it means to be a “digital NGO.”
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New Collection of Health Communication Materials Available for Preventing HIV with PrEP

The latest Health COMpass Trending Topic offers tools and health communication project examples for Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a way for people who do not have HIV but who are at substantial risk, to prevent infection by taking a pill every day.
Tools and health communication project examples for Pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP for people who do not have HIV but who are at substantial risk.
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Harnessing Digital Health Innovations; recap of Global Digital Health Forum via @jennagroman @NetHope_org

With a theme of “Harnessing Digital Health Innovations,” the third annual Global Digital Health Forum held December 2016 was designed to highlight the growth seen in digital health over the last several years and look towards the future of digital health.
The Global Digital Health Forum held December 2016 was designed to highlight past growth and look towards the future of digital health.
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Real-time #Data for Real-time Decisions webinar recap; @GlobalDevLab @Social_Cops @theReboot @SweetSensors #dataviz

The latest in the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative Innovation webinar series focused on real-time activity monitoring and reporting.
The latest in the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative Innovation webinar series focused on real-time activity monitoring and reporting.
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When community members gathered recently at the Warima Maternal and Child Health Post in Sierra Leone for speeches, singing and dancing to celebrate the completion of their facility makeover, they had much to be happy about. “Since 2003, when the facility…
When community members gathered recently at the Warima Maternal and Child Health Post in Sierra Leone for speeches, singing and dancing to celebrate the completion of their facility makeover, they had much to be happy about. “Since 2003, when the facility was built, this was the first time it has been renovated,” explained Melvina Kanu, the …
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Real-time Activity Monitoring and Reporting - Register Today for Dec 7 webinar w/@Social_Cops @theReboot @SweetSensors @GlobalDevLab

Join the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative on December 7 at 9am EST for a webinar on real-time activity monitoring and reporting technologies.
Join the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative on December 7 at 9am EST for a webinar on real-time activity monitoring and reporting technologies.
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VMMC Offers Health Benefits for Men in Addition to HIV Protection

Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) is a relatively low cost way to prevent HIV infections, but it also offers men other health benefits. An article in South Africa’s Mail and Guardian this week tells the story of 23-year-old Thabo Khoza* and his…
Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) is a relatively low cost way to prevent HIV infections, but it also offers men other health benefits. An article in South Africa’s Mail and Guardian this week tells the story of 23-year-old Thabo Khoza* and his experience in a Johannesburg health clinic that provides VMMC. Khoza went to the …
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Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) is a five-year, global project funded by USAID.
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We envision a world where effective health communication allows individuals to enjoy better health, lead fuller lives, and live in stronger nations.

HC3 strengthens the capacity of indigenous organizations to implement their own strategic health communication programs to promote a healthier way of life.

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