Juntos Prosperamos. Nos atrevemos. Avanzamos (Together we prosper. We dare. We advance.) was the focus of the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative’s (HC3) Guatemala end-of-project celebration. Guests included Bret Campbell, Acting Deputy Director USAID/Guatemala, Vikki Stein, Director, Office of Health and Education USAID/Guatemala, Wende Duflon, Director of Communication for Development USAID/Guatemala, key implementing partners and most importantly community stakeholders from the western highlands who […]
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About Marla Shaivitz | Digital Communications Manager, HC3
Marla Shaivitz is the Digital Communications Manager for the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) led by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Communication Programs (CCP).
Marla is a seasoned front-end web developer, writer and digital marketing practitioner with a passion for innovations & innovators in technology and those working toward social good.
She was a founding member of a web strategy consulting firm that worked with trade and professional societies as well as government agencies in their use of Internet technologies. She spent nine years working for a strategic health philanthropy directing all online initiatives and working with grantees to build capacity and create efficiencies around technology.
As a contributing writer for a popular tech blog focused on technology companies and their founders, she’s interviewed entrepreneurs across the US and in Africa.
Entries by Marla Shaivitz | Digital Communications Manager, HC3
Chizoba Onyechi, communications advisor in Abuja for the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) in Nigeria has been named one of the 120 Under 40 family planning champions for 2017.
The Journal of Health Communication has published a special supplement examining the role of communication, community engagement and social mobilization during and after the Ebola response. The collection of thirteen articles includes four with authors from Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP), which leads the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3), USAID’s flagship global social and behavior […]
These video portraits offer a glimpse into the lives of real people, and a chance to hear in their own words what they dream for their families.
Guatemala’s participatory communication strategy to reduce chronic malnutrition in the Western highlands now includes a video series, titled Seeds of Change.
The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative worked with the Ministry of Health in Tanzania to strengthen capacity around risk communication.
Erin Portillo, a Family Planning Program Officer II with the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative has been nominated for the 120 under 40, a project organized by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with sponsorship from Bayer, to recognize future leaders in the area of family planning.
The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) has released a video demonstrating the impact social and behavior change (SBC) has in partnership with service delivery in improving health outcomes.
The third and final event in the Catalyzing Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) event series, The Critical Role of Social and Behavior Change across the Service Delivery Continuum, will take place June 8, Capital Hilton in Washington, DC.
Nepal’s “Parivar Niyojan, Smart Bancha Jeewan” (Family Planning Makes a Smart Life) campaign has won the prestigious Flame Award, recognizing it as the best Social Development and Corporate Social Responsibility campaign of 2017 in the Emerging Markets/South Asia category in the competition.
In Nepal, a first of its kind mobile app fulfills a desire for knowledge created by a shift in cultural norms related to youth sexual and reproductive health.
- 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