The International Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Summit team is busy reviewing nearly 600 abstract submissions submitted by residents of more than 50 countries and from 400 organizations at the local, national, regional and global levels. These initial signs for an inaugural event are promising and the program plans to showcase a variety of exciting and […]
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About Kim Martin | HC3 Communications Director
Kim S. Martin, a public health communications specialist, is Communications Director for the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Communication Programs (CCP). She was most recently the director of Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Office of Communications and Public Affairs from March 2007 - November 2012. Prior to her position with the children's hospital, Martin spent six years at CCP, serving as advocacy director for a global malaria advocacy project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Before that, she led CCP’s public affairs efforts as senior public affairs officer. She came to Hopkins from Fleishman-Hillard Inc., where she served as a vice president in the international communications firm’s public affairs division. A former journalist, Martin worked as a reporter for the Associated Press in Miami, Florida, and Hartford, Connecticut; McGraw Hill’s Energy and Business Newsletters in New York City; and Dow Jones Newswire in Washington, DC, where she covered Congress, federal agencies and the Clinton Administration. Martin has a master’s degree in Journalism from New York University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Medical Technology.
Entries by Kim Martin | HC3 Communications Director
The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) has produced an animated infographic to help explain the concept of social and behavior change communication (SBCC). The animation is a companion to a print infographic HC3 produced in 2014 to explain what SBCC is, how it works and evidence that shows it works. SBCC is the use of […]
Today’s abstract deadline for the first International SBCC Summit resulted in high traffic to our submission website, causing some to be unable to log in and upload their documents. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate everyone’s patience. Because of this technical glitch, the abstract submission deadline has now been extended to Friday, October 9. So there’s now […]
Are you a social and behavior change communication (SBCC) practitioner, student or researcher? If the answer is yes, you don’t want to miss the first International SBCC Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from February 8-10, 2016. If you register before November 6, you will get a 10% discount. And, there’s a special rate for residents […]
The summit will focus on health topics, such as HIV, tuberculosis, malaria, family planning/reproductive health, and maternal, neonatal and child health, as well as water, sanitation, the environment, gender and additional related areas.
By Sanjeeta Agnihotri Springboard launched July 30 at an event in New Delhi, India, to a crowd of social and behavior change communication professionals. Established last year by the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), Springboard is a global face-to-face and online platform supporting and nurturing regional communities of health communication practitioners, scholars and policy-makers. Speaking at the launch […]
In an effort to support the integration and streamlining of SBCC activities in the Western Highlands, HC3 conducted a consistency analysis of key messages used in the region.
During a university needs assessment in 2014, HC3 identified some of the greatest challenges universities in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia face, including limited access to current literature, limited opportunities for scholarly publication and limited opportunities to participate in local, regional and international scholarly networks.
The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) has provided audio equipment to the Liberian Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism (MICAT) in Monrovia to help it improve its outreach to the public in case of another public health crisis such as Ebola. “We are pleased to support MICAT and help in any way we can to improve communication […]
The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) has collected a package of evidence showing the impact social and behavior change communication (SBCC) has on a number of HIV prevention and treatment areas, including condom use, voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) and the HIV continuum of care. The package consists of a searchable evidence database, fact sheets and a series of infographics highlighting […]
The African Network for Strategic Communication in Health and Development (AfriComNet) on March 4 held the second learning forum for health and development communication practitioners under the theme “Integrating Social Media into Health and Development Communication.” The forum – which took place at the Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala – was designed to foster learning and […]
- Social and behavior change considerations for areas transitioning from high and moderate to low, very low and zero malaria transmissionJanuary 18, 2018 - 10:11 am
- Smart Client and Smart Couple: Digital Health Tools to Empower Women and Couples for Family PlanningOctober 19, 2017 - 4:15 pm
- Celebrating the Seeds of Change in GuatemalaSeptember 26, 2017 - 3:19 pm
- HC3 Nigeria’s Chizoba Onyechi Named as 120 Under 40 Family Planning ChampionSeptember 12, 2017 - 12:54 pm
- HC3 Côte d’Ivoire and Partners Celebrate their SuccessesSeptember 5, 2017 - 12:09 pm
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