Entries by Erin Portillo |HC3 Program Officer II

HTSP I-Kit Materials Released for Adaptation and Use

In honor of International Women’s Day 2017 and its theme “Women in the World of Work,” HC3 underlines its belief that women deserve the right to balance their professional and other goals with their desire to have children – and to understand the health benefits and risks that come with delaying pregnancy and childbirth until after adolescence and young adulthood.

Matériaux du Manuel de Mise en Œuvre PEIGS pour Adaptation et Usage

Au nom de la Journée internationale des femmes 2017 et de son thème « les femmes dans le monde du travail, » HC3 souligne sa conviction que les femmes méritent le droit de conjuguer leurs buts professionnels et autres avec leur désir à avoir des enfants – et de comprendre les bénéfices pour la santé ainsi que les risques liés au report de grossesse et de naissance jusqu’après l’adolescence et le début de la vie adulte.

This International Youth Day, Safeguard Future Generations by Offering Universal Access to SRH Services

Today marks International Youth Day 2016, a day each year devoted to elevating the importance of healthy youth development and engagement throughout our world. This year’s Youth Day theme is “eradicating poverty and achieving sustainable consumption and production.” The UN notes sustainable consumption “entails the use of products and services that meet the basic needs […]

Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancies: Spotlighting “The Other End of the Spectrum” this Mother’s Day

In honor of Mother’s Day, the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) is launching its newest resource, Addressing AMA and HP Pregnancies: An HTSP Implementation Kit. As a mother myself, the timing of this announcement is particularly rewarding. The implementation kit (I-Kit) is designed to encourage and help program managers use social and behavior change communication […]

A Return to Ethiopia: From Peace Corps Volunteer to SBCC Professional

Having lived in Ethiopia as a Peace Corps Community Health Development Volunteer from 2011 to 2013, bat’am des bilognal (I am very happy) to return to “Ityopia” once again in just a few days for the SBCC Summit. As the event approaches, I find myself pouring again and again over the schedule, trying to decide […]