Entries by Marla Shaivitz | Digital Communications Manager, HC3

Sierra Leone’s MamaYe Campaign Featured in RMNCH Workshop

Guest post by Sallieu Sesay, Communications Officer at MamaYe Sierra Leone During one of the discussion sessions at the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) and the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) workshop on Creative Campaign Design on Reproductive, Neonatal, Maternal and Child Health (RMNCH), the MamaYe campaign was mentioned as one of the maternal health and […]

Saving Lives At Birth: Join the Discussion on Sustainable Change Through Innovation

How can we create game-changing and sustainable social and behavior change through innovation? Join Saving Lives at Birth and the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative for a two-day discussion around this topic. Moderators Emily Hillman (USAID) and Hope Hempstone (USAID) will pose as well as answer questions around how social and behavior change communication (SBCC) innovation […]

Springboard Event at SBCC Summit Attracts Global Community of Practice

The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative introduced its Springboard mobile app to a global audience of Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) practitioners at an event at the inaugural Social and Behavior Change Communication Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A packed banquet hall gathered to learn more about the social platform and the new app that makes posting […]

Going to #ICPF16? Visit HC3 at Booth 60 (and Bring your Mobile Device!)

Heading to the 4th International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in Nusa Dua, Indonesia, January 25-28, 2016? We hope to see you there! Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) staff will be at ICFP 2016 to present both oral and poster presentations, host an exciting app launch event for Springboard and be available at Booth #60 […]

Deadlines for Student Competition, Auxiliary Events and Exhibit Booths at SBCC Summit Quickly Approaching

We’ll be in Addis Ababa to kick-off the inaugural International SBCC Summit 2016 in four short weeks! Attendee registration closes on January 10th so please register if you haven’t done so. Below are some important reminders. If you have additional questions, please let us know via email. Auxiliary Events Auxiliary events are offered to Summit […]

Who Will Shape the Future of SBCC? Will it Be You?

The International Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Summit committee is seeking proposals from student teams for the SBCC Lion’s Den, a team-based health communication case competition that challenges students to design innovative, feasible and sustainable global health interventions. Students will work in interdisciplinary teams to develop proposals targeted at real-life community health challenges and […]

Innovation Webinar on Storytelling Across Multiple Platforms

Transmedia storytelling – also known as multi-platform storytelling – is an effective and engaging technique employed by those who practice social and behavior change communication. Join three experts: Rob Burnet, CEO and founder of Well Told Story, Katie Elmore Mota, founder, co‐president and executive producer of Wise Entertainment and executive producer of “East Los High” and […]

After Reaching 42 Days with No Ebola Cases, One Thing Rings True for Sierra Leoneans: “We are all Survivors”

By Emma Vincent, Program Officer II, HC3 Sierra Leone Program Ebola affected every Sierra Leonean in or out of the country. It altered our planned activities at work, as we could no longer travel upcountry. My children sat painfully at home for more that a year when they should have been learning in school. We […]