Entries by Marla Shaivitz | Digital Communications Manager, HC3

Well-known Mother-in-Law Helps Answer Nepal Earthquake Victims’ Urgent Questions on Air

Before two earthquakes destroyed thousands of homes and communities across Nepal, Aama (meaning “mother” in Nepali), star of the USAID-funded Bhanchhin Aama drama and call-in radio program, answered questions from new mothers about nutrition, sanitation and contraception. Post-earthquake, Aama is back on the air and her role is more essential than ever as an advisor […]

Wondering How to Get Published? Join our Next Webinar, “A Conversation with Journal Editors”

During a university needs assessment in 2013, the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) identified some of the greatest challenges universities in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia face, including limited access to current literature and limited opportunities for scholarly publication. As a result, HC3 has planned an upcoming webinar to provide advice on how to improve the […]

Training Health Workers for Ebola Response and Community Support Webinar Series

mPowering Frontline Health Workers and IntraHealth International have come together with the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative and a team of organizations to share tools and information on how to support health workers responding to and rebuilding from the Ebola crisis. Please join us in a three-part webinar series beginning April 1 Health workers in West […]

Faces from the Field: Liberia Staff Shift Focus to Ebola

Teah Doegmah and Marietta Yekee, Program Officers in Liberia for CCP’s Health Communication Capacity Collaborative, embody CCP’s trademark expertise, innovation and creativity. Since their work shifted abruptly to the Ebola outbreak in July, they are using their expertise in health communication to fight the deadly disease.  Marietta, for example, is training health workers on how to […]

New I-Kit Launches in Support of Every Woman Every Child Movement

In celebration of Universal Children’s Day on Thursday, November 20, 2014, the Demand Generation Implementation Kit for Underutilized, Life-saving Commodities for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (the “I-Kit”) marks its official launch. This adaptable kit was created by the United Nations Commission on Life Saving Commodities for Women and Children (UNCoLSC) Demand Generation Working […]

Online Discussion on Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives and Youth Runs Until September 19

Health communication and family planning professionals are participating in a moderated, online discussion on long acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) in low- and middle-income countries. This virtual event is currently taking place through Friday, September 19 on the online network, Springboard for Health Communication. LARCs, such as intrauterine devices and implants, are often underused, especially among young […]

Register for the First HC3 University Initiative “Health Communication in the Curriculum” Webinar

Join HC3 on September 5, 2014 from 9:00AM – 10:00AM EDT for the first HC3 University Initiative Webinar on Health Communication Pedagogy. The “Health Communication in the Curriculum” webinar will focus on how different types of university programs incorporate health communication into their curriculum, including how they provide practicum opportunities for students. Three different university […]

Child Survival SBCC I-Kit for FBOs to Focus on Breastfeeding

To recognize World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7), the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs (JHU∙CCP) announced that Breastfeeding will be the key behavior addressed in its Child Survival SBCC Implementation Kit for Faith Based Organizations (I-Kit). The I-Kit will be launched worldwide in mid-September, following a launch in Nigeria earlier […]