Femina Hip staff attends two-day social media strategy workshop, with the help of Health COMpass materials.
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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
HC3 has published four new research briefs that help guide social and behavior change communication (SBCC) practitioners when selecting research concepts, models and frameworks to consider when designing an SBCC program. The Extended Parallel Processing Model (EPPM) is also widely known as Threat Management or Fear Management. It describes how rational considerations (efficacy beliefs) and emotional reactions (fear of a health […]
HC3 is proud to be a sponsor of a special supplement to the latest issue of the Journal of Health Communication released Sept. 11, 2014. Population-Level Behavior Change to Enhance Child Survival and Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Review of the Evidence applies high standards of evidence to the review of health communication […]
In response to an Aug. 25 New York Times article bemoaning a cut in aid dollars for South African HIV and AIDS treatment, the National Review published an opinion piece Aug. 29 from Edward C. Green and Alison Ruark calling for more support for HIV prevention. Green, formerly with the Harvard School of Public Health, and Ruark, a […]
HC3 has published two new research briefs to help social and behavior change communication (SBCC) practitioners decide which research concepts, models and frameworks they should consider when designing an SBCC program. Gender Transformative Approaches (GTA) offers guidance for integrating gender issues into SBCC program design, implementation and evaluation. Gender inequality can have a significant impact […]
What if you had more than five or even seven health campaigns to communicate all at the same time? And what if their success hinged on the effectiveness of communication between couples? JHU-CCP’s Tanzania Capacity and Communication Project found its solution in “Aiisseee!”—a radio-based game show that tests partners’ knowledge of each other. It’s a […]
The year actor Rock Hudson died from AIDS-related causes, global health officials held the first International AIDS conference in Atlanta. It was 1985 and little was known about the virus. Prevention through abstinence or condom use was all we had to combat it. But we’ve come a long way in the past 30 years. In […]
The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS) released today a special supplement devoted entirely to health communication and its role in HIV prevention and treatment. The supplement was sponsored by the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), which is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for […]
When Springboard for Health Communication launched its virtual community earlier this month for social and behavior change communication (SBCC) professionals, several in-person launches took place around the world as well. Now more than 900-members strong, Springboard is not just for online discussions and more face-to-face launches are planned. Here’s some highlights of what happened at […]
Familiar with the Health COMpass? Created by the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), it’s an online collection of best practice capacity strengthening tools for social and behavior change communication (SBCC) practitioners. In 2013, two workshops were held in Cote d’Ivoire to field test the Health COMpass. Prior to the workshops, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School […]
Reproductive Health Female Condom Contraceptive Implants Emergency Contraception Prevent HIV and unintended pregnancy Prevent unintended pregnancy Prevent unintended pregnancy A female condom is a plastic pouch made of polyurethane that covers the cervix, the vagina, and part of the external genitals. Female condoms provide dual protection by preventing STI infection, including HIV, and unintended pregnancies. […]
- 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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