The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative worked with the Ministry of Health in Tanzania to strengthen capacity around risk communication.
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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.
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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.
The communication campaign for the reduction of chronic malnutrition Juntos Prosperamos. Nos atrevemos. Avanzamos. (Together we prosper. We dare. We move forward.) was launched on February 26, in the Central Park of the Municipality of Nebaj, Quiche, Guatemala with the first broadcast of the radio program La Chispa del Cambio (The Spark of Change).
A two-day stakeholder workshop – co-led by HC3’s Zika team and UNICEF, in collaboration with USAID – was held January 18-19 in Guatemala to help develop a national communication strategy related to the Zika virus. Guatemala’s Ministry of Health Vice Minister Adrian Chavez delivered the workshop’s opening remarks on January 18. In attendance were UNICEF […]
The Smart Jeewan Mela (Smart Life Fair) held on February 2 in Tulsipur Dang drew a crowd of over 30,000 attendees for performances around the theme of family planning for making a smart life.
You’re invited to attend a panel discussion on December 13 with a selection of authors featured in an upcoming supplement issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS).
HC3 will hold the first in a three-part series om Catalyzing SBCC. The first will focus on the role of SBCC in emergency response.
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- A Step Toward Global Health SecurityJune 23, 2017 - 3:42 pm
- Integrating Social Science Interventions in Epidemic, Pandemic and Health Emergency ResponseJune 22, 2017 - 12:47 pm
- HC3’s Erin Portillo Nominated for 120 Under 40: The Next Generation of Family Planning LeadersJune 9, 2017 - 2:24 pm
- Video Demonstrates How SBC Works in Partnership with Service DeliveryJune 8, 2017 - 11:39 am
- Mobile-First Video Approach Helps Youth Share Contraception InformationJune 2, 2017 - 10:26 am