Entries by Marla Shaivitz | Digital Communications Manager, HC3

Ebola: A Behavior-Driven Crisis

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 […]

Comment une organisation dirigée par les jeunes au Madagascar a utilisé le Manuel de mise en œuvre pour la CCSC de la SSR destinée aux adolescents en milieu urbain dans son travail

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 […]

Communicating About Zika: Messaging for Pregnant Women and Women of Reproductive Age

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 […]

Family Planning Saves Women’s Lives

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 […]

Your Questions on LARCs – Answered

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 […]

On the Road to Malaria Elimination, Where Have We Been and How Can We Succeed?

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. […]

Radio Learning Program Launched in Liberia with MOH and Partners

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) […]

HC3 News Feed Now Published on Apple News

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 […]