Entries by Kim Martin | HC3 Communications Director

Nearly 600 Abstracts Submitted for Consideration to the International SBCC Summit

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 […]

HC3 Animated Infographic Shows How and Why SBCC Works

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 […]

High Traffic Leads to Extension of Abstract Deadline for International SBCC Summit

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 […]

Deadlines Extended for Abstracts and Early-Bird Registration for First International SBCC Summit

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 […]

Springboard Launch Held in New Delhi Draws SBCC Crowd

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 […]

HC3 University Initiative Webinar “How to Get Published—A Conversation with Journal Editors”

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.

Liberia’s MICAT To Use Audio Equipment from HC3 for Public Health Outreach

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 […]

HIV Evidence Package Proves the Power of Health 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 […]

AfriComNet Holds Another Springboard Forum in Uganda

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 […]