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.
Author Archive for: Marla Shaivitz | HC3 Communications Associate
About Marla Shaivitz | HC3 Communications Associate
Marla Shaivitz is the Communications Associate 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 | HC3 Communications Associate
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.
Erin Portillo, Family Planning Program Officer at HC3 presented at WAHO’s Best Practice Forum Youth Pre-conference and is attending the two-day conference in Abidjan, Cote d’Iviore.
In Swaziland, traditional leaders are being trained to understand the necessity of creating safe communities for young women and girl children.
The 3rd Annual Key Populations conference recently was held in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Presentations and break-out groups focused on cutting-edge research and effective programming around key populations across West and Central Africa, and acted as both network building and information sharing opportunities. HC3 worked on the team to design and coordinate the conference.
Post by Ida Jooste, Global Health Advisor at Internews and Callie Long, Media Development Practitioner* South Africa is now implementing “test and treat” – where every HIV positive person is placed on anti-retroviral treatment (ART), regardless of their CD4 count. The policy follows the announcement of new guidelines for HIV management by the World Health Organization […]
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- Using Mobile Phones to Empower Smart Clients of Family Planning ServicesApril 21, 2017 - 3:21 pm
- Working within Traditional Leadership Structures; Discussion April 25-27 on Springboard for Health CommunicationApril 20, 2017 - 2:23 pm
- Mobile App in Nepal Helps Adolescents Access Credible Information on Sexual and Reproductive HealthApril 17, 2017 - 11:43 am
- J’etais Sur le Point D’arreter D’utiliser le PreservatifApril 17, 2017 - 10:29 am
- I Was About to Stop Using CondomsApril 17, 2017 - 10:27 am