The latest Health COMpass Spotlight offers a step by step look at the development of the award-winning TV series Intersexions in South Africa. Combine a cast of highly talented and dedicated young performers, a plot line that rivals the steamiest soap operas, and underlying subtle messages about sexual behavior, and the result is a multi-award winning […]
Author Archive for: Susan Leibtag | HC3 Communications Specialist
About Susan Leibtag | HC3 Communications Specialist
Susan Leibtag, formerly Deputy Chief of the Media/Materials Clearinghouse (M/MC) under the Health Communication Partnership project, is now working with the Health COMpass team on the collection and connection aspects of the resource.
Susan was instrumental in the development and growth of the M/MC for more than two decades, and then served as Senior Knowledge Management Advisor for CCP. Her expertise is in special collections, user services, and health communication.
Entries by Susan Leibtag | HC3 Communications Specialist
Health communication professionals are always anxious to learn from each other. New approaches, new media, new strategies, unique ways of dealing with obstacles – we are always fascinated by what our colleagues are doing. Whether we have been running social and behavior change communication (SBCC) programs for 30 years, or are just out of school […]
A while ago, I was editing a series of books. Nothing too complicated, but I had to follow the established rules for editing. I bookmarked a bibliography/editing website and went there every single day, more than once, and got to love the site. I still use it when I’m writing. Lately, for the Health COMpass, […]
The Health COMpass’ latest Focus Package is a collection of curated resources related to counseling between a service provider and a health care client. Counseling, as it relates to health, is the interpersonal exchange between a service provider and a client. At its essence, it is a dialog about a health issue. Typically the aim […]
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has been a transformational vehicle for facilitating the exchange of health information and promoting health behavior change. Digital health communication tools enhance existing communication channels by reaching individuals in more effective and targeted ways. Understanding how to use digital communication technology for public health interventions is complex and nuanced. Continuously […]
Long-acting reversible contraceptive methods (LARCs) include intrauterine devices (IUDs), contraceptive implants, and contraceptive injectables. Numerous successful public health programs, communicating the effectiveness and desirability of LARCs for young and postpartum women, have produced exciting and innovative SBCC materials and approaches. The latest Focus Package from the Health COMpass provides a sampling of tools and examples […]
What you see before you on your desk, right now, is a treasure trove. I know it may look like a big pile of paperwork, reports, and other documents, and you may be considering filing it all away, but think again. Whatever you’re doing right now, you’ve put a lot of work into it. You’ve […]
Let’s imagine Therese, a program officer, who needs to develop a communication strategy. Therese needs help. How does she even begin the process? Who should be involved? What does a good strategy look like? What are the steps she should be taking? She turns to her computer and goes to The Health COMpass site. Since the Health […]
Urban areas offer exciting and crucial opportunities, such as access to media, new technologies and high population-density. It’s no wonder young people around the world flock to nearby metropolises each year. But with a large influx of youth to such bustling communities comes a higher vulnerability to health challenges. When it comes to sexual and […]
The NEW P Process is Available Now on the Health COMpass When a tool has been in steady use for over thirty years and still in high demand, that’s a pretty good sign that it’s practical, easy-to-use and proven effective time and again. The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) has updated the P Process, the highly respected tool originally […]
The Health COMpass’s second Focus Package is now available, offering some outstanding examples of health communication tools and project materials that can be used with faith leaders and communities. We recognize that most of the communities we work with in the world follow a faith tradition or traditions. While all of the Health COMpass resources are adaptable to any […]
- 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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