Social and behavior change communication (SBCC) in the context of a public health crisis is the focus of a web-based multimedia package just released by the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3). Ebola: A Behavior-Driven Crisis is a multimedia retrospective on the role communication played during the Ebola crisis in Liberia. Using animation, maps, video and […]
Author Archive for: Marla Shaivitz | Digital Communications Manager, HC3
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
Global Health: Science and Practice has just published a special supplement in collaboration devoted to early infant male circumcision (EIMC).
On this World Population Day it’s worth pointing out the role social and behavior change communication plays in the empowerment of young women.
Maia Freudenberger, Projet Jeune Leader Je suis la directrice et cofondatrice de Projet Jeune Leader, une organisation à Fianarantsoa, Madagascar, œuvrant pour améliorer la santé sexuelle-reproductive (SSR) des jeunes adolescents et développer leur qualités de leadership. Projet Jeune Leader a été sélectionné par HC3 pour tester et apporter feedback sur un nouvel outil “Manuel de […]
What messaging works for protecting women of reproductive age and pregnant women from the emerging threat of Zika? Join the discussion beginning Wednesday, June 15 at 9am EDT on Springboard for Health Communication. Moderated by Anton Schneider, Senior SBC Advisor, USAID and Gael O’Sullivan, Principal Associate, International Health Division, Abt Associates, the conversation will also […]
Post by Maureen Norton, Senior Technical Adviser, Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development Studies show that women who conceive at age 35 or above, or who experience five or more births, are at increased risk of maternal death.1 Family planning can prevent such high-risk advanced maternal […]
The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) recently hosted a webinar to explore important milestones surrounding youth and long-acting reversible contraceptive methods (LARCs), strategies for improving policies, tips for empowering youth-friendly service providers and social and behavior change communication (SBCC) tools for promoting conversation between providers and youth. The highly engaging presentations led to more questions […]
Guest post by Rebecca Shore, VectorWorks* I arrive to an office showing years of experience. Journal articles strewn across the desk with wall hangings depicting various programs and projects Dr. Clive Shiff has impacted. When you first meet him his sweet demeanor, age and Zimbabwean accent, make you feel like you’ve known him for years. […]
Post by Sanjeeta Agnihotri, Programme Officer, Centre for Communication and Change India (CCC-I) “If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results!” -Jack Dixon This quote shared by Dr. Ben Lozare at the Springboard India Learning Forum on April 5, sums up what we should aim […]
Beginning Saturday, April 2, 2016, Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) across Liberia will be able to tune in to a new radio program designed just for them. Community Action for a Healthy Life is a radio distance learning program being launched by the Ministry of Health (MOH) in partnership with the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) […]
Apple News, an aggregator of news from top media outlets to independent publishers has a new addition to its health communication content. The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) is now publishing on the Apple News platform. This additional mode of content distribution allows HC3 to expand its publishing reach and promote the importance of social […]
- 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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