Entries by Susan Leibtag | HC3 Communications Specialist

Mobile Phones Light the Way to Health Knowledge for Providers and Clients in India

The ubiquitous mobile phone – and the many apps which are so commonplace in our lives –  have been playing a critical role in the improvement of health and in the spreading of health information over the past few years. Monitoring medications, reminders for health appointments and directions to nearby clinics make it so much […]

Got Questions? The Health COMpass offers the “Human Touch”

In this world of instant information, data beyond counting and websites that know what you are looking for before you type in a single word, it seems we still find ourselves (or perhaps even more often find ourselves) needing help….from a real honest to goodness live human being.  We search, we go from link to […]

Health Communication Tools and Project Materials on Dengue

Dengue emerged as a worldwide problem in the 1950s, and is endemic in Puerto Rico and in Latin America, Southeast Asia and the Pacific islands. It is a leading cause of death in those areas. Dengue is transmitted by female mosquitoes mainly of the species Aedes aegypti and, to a lesser extent, Ae. albopictus. This mosquito also transmits chikungunya, […]

GREAT: Improving Life and Health in Post-Conflict Uganda

After more than 20 years of civil strife that crippled services, caused internal displacement and eroded traditional social and family structures, the people of northern Uganda were ready for changes that would improve their families and communities in the face of considerable sexual and reproductive health challenges and widespread gender-based violence and bring about long-term well-being. In […]