Brothers for Life (BFL), a national men’s sexual health program in South Africa, just launched a new campaign promoting voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) as a healthy decision couples make together that not only helps prevent HIV but can also bring some “zing” back into their bedroom. The new campaign promotes partner dialogue and discussion around […]
Author Archive for: Kim Martin | HC3 Communications Director
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) is supporting the printing and distribution in Liberian schools of a comic book featuring a fictional soccer star that survived Ebola. Plans call for distributing 3,500 copies in schools along with a teacher guide, as well as selling it commercially. Developed by a team of graphic artists and storytellers […]
The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) has published a case study on how a private medical practice successfully partnered with the Center for HIV and AIDS Prevention Studies (CHAPS) in South Africa to provide free medical male circumcision (MMC). Dr. Maphisa & Partners provides high quality, yet affordable, healthcare in Johannesburg and surrounding townships. CHAPS […]
Avian influenza, also known as bird flu or avian flu, remains a serious public health threat in many parts of the world. Social and behavior change communication (SBCC) efforts have proven effective in its prevention, control and treatment. Because they are unpredictable and can evolve to become transmissible among humans, avian flu viruses can trigger […]
A new searchable database of evidence culled from a literature review and program scan of urban youth sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and social and behavior change communication (SBCC) programs is now available from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3). The searchable database contains 123 peer-reviewed journal articles as well as so-called “grey” literature gathered […]
As seen in the HC3 University assessment report, university faculty see significant levels of value in practicum experience for students to apply theoretical knowledge gained in the classroom. The recent HC3 university initiative webinar featured three models of university engagement with practice for students. These models showed that for students in MPH programs, majoring in […]
The Ghana Behavior Change Support project ran from 2009 – 2014. This video captures some highlights from this national social and behavior change communication program targeting many health areas, including malaria, child survival, family planning and hand washing. Note: The USAID Strengthening Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Project collaborated with the BCS Project […]
The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative will hold a webinar on Nov. 25 to consider ways universities offering social and behavior change communication (SBCC) coursework can improve a student’s practicum experience. November 25, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am EST [button link=”http://www.eventbrite.com/e/models-of-university-engagement-with-practice-registration-13852947539?ref=ebtn” text_color=”#ffffff” color=”orange”]REGISTER NOW[/button] Part of HC3’s mandate is to help universities play a […]
PEPFAR Webinar on VMMC and Women, November 19, 2014 8 am – 10 am
The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative is among several partners proudly supporting Newman Street, a new Nigerian entertainment-education program premiering Oct. 16 and featuring well-known faces from “Nollywood” as well as some newcomers. Newman Street is an innovative television drama, creatively scripted and acted to address key health concerns facing all Nigerians, like malaria and family […]
The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative launched the Ebola Communication Network (ECN), an online collection of Ebola resources, materials and tools from and for the global health community.
- 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
There are no upcoming events at this time.