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June 2017

Men as More than Partners: Increasing Men’s Use of Sexual and Reproductive Health Products and Services through SBCC

June 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Please join HC3 on Wednesday, June 21 from 9 - 10 AM EDT to learn about a new guide to help promote sexual and reproductive health (SRH) products and services for men. Presenters will discuss how social and behavior change communication (SBCC) interventions have been designed to successfully increase men’s demand for and use of SRH products and services.

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Innovation Webinar 16: Human-Centered Design

June 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

On June 27 at 9 AM ET, please log on to: https://connect.johnshopkins.edu/hcd2/ and enter as "Guest." Changing human behavior is challenging. Human-centered design (HCD), an approach to problem solving that prioritizes empathy, counters these challenges by actively engaging end users, providers and other stakeholders throughout the development process. HCD incorporates an understanding of the motivations and incentives that drive human behavior, including cultural and social norms, into designing solutions that are aligned with the end-user and offer lasting impacts. Join…

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August 2017

Coeur de Cible : Sensibilisation sur le VIH des Jeunes Filles Vulnérables

August 22, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Rejoignez le projet Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) mardi, le 22 août de 8h30 à 9h30 heure de Washington DC, pour un webinaire sur le partage d’expériences réussies sur la sensibilisation des jeunes filles sur le VIH et sur la santé sexuelle et reproductive (SSR) à travers une approche ludique par des discussions de groupes animées et par la chanson. Le webinaire comprendra deux programmes : Super Go est un programme de HC3 de communication pour le changement de comportement qui vise à…

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Improving Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health through Digital Storytelling

August 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
The FP INFOcus Guide builds the capacity of young people to create and deliver health messages themselves – using mobile phones. Photo credit: Cori Fordham

Please join the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) on Wednesday, August 23 from 9:00 – 10:00 am EDT to hear about the experiences of young sexual and reproductive health (SRH) champions who have used storytelling to mobilize others around the topic. Speakers will give tips for making quality and engaging videos and positively interacting with viewers.

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Strengthening Malaria SBCC through Research, Monitoring and Evaluation

August 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Social and behavior change communication (SBCC) has been used to strengthen malaria efforts by positively influencing use of proven interventions, such as insecticide-treated nets, acceptance of indoor residual-spraying, uptake of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria for pregnant women, and increased prompt care-seeking among those with fever. As the malaria SBCC community moves forward, it is essential that we implement these proven best practices, incorporate SBCC into our national strategies, and collect data that contributes to and builds upon the evidence…

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September 2017

Consolidating the Evidence: Improving Family Planning Uptake through Social and Behavior Change

September 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

On September 6 at 9 AM EDT, login to: https://connect.johnshopkins.edu/fp-evidence/ For decades, social and behavior change (SBC) has been used in family planning (FP) programs to positively influence behaviors around healthy timing and spacing of pregnancy, modern contraceptive use, contraceptive method selection and gender dynamics in FP decision-making with impressive results. However, these SBC successes and tools are too often obscured in the vast landscape of health and FP literature. But no more. On September 6, from 9 to 10 a.m.…

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The Future of Malaria Social and Behavior Change Communication

September 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

On Friday, September 22 at 9 AM ET login to: https://connect.johnshopkins.edu/future-of-malaria-sbcc/ Social and behavior change communication (SBCC) has been used to strengthen malaria efforts by positively influencing the adoption of effective behaviors, such as insecticide-treated net use, acceptance of indoor residual-spraying, uptake of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria for pregnant women, and increased prompt care-seeking among those with fever. As the malaria SBCC community looks forward, it is essential that we identify and implement best practices, monitor and evaluate malaria SBCC…

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Fall 2017 Global Health Practitioner Conference

September 25, 2017 - September 29, 2017
Lord Baltimore Hotel, 20 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD, 21201 United States

Lord Baltimore Hotel, 20 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD CORE Group’s Global Health Practitioner Conferences enable community health advocates (NGOs, academics, donors, private sector, etc.) to collaborate, discuss ideas, and form partnerships for improving programs that save lives around the world. Join CORE Group to discuss emerging challenges and gaps in community health, and explore tools and interventions to address them through skill building, networking, and program learning. As you engage in dialogue and learning with diverse stakeholders, you will contribute…

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Integrated SBCC Programs: Key Challenges and Promising Strategies

September 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

On Monday, September 25 at 9 AM ET, login to: https://connect.johnshopkins.edu/integratedsbcc/ "Integrated SBCC Programs: Key Challenges and Promising Strategies" will provide an overview of key considerations when designing, implementing and evaluating integrated social and behavior change communication (SBCC) programs. Presenters will highlight the key advantages and challenges involved in integrated SBCC programs, share experiences and lessons learned from country program examples and discuss data collection methods from ongoing projects. We invite everyone who is interested in SBCC or integrated SBCC to…

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April 2018

The 2nd International SBCC Summit

April 16, 2018 - April 20, 2018
Bali, Indonesia Bali, Indonesia

Where Bali, Indonesia Why? The five-day gathering (April 16-20, 2018) will be a week of inspiration, innovation and sharing to advance the global social and behavior change communication (SBCC) agenda for development. As outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals, the world still faces significant health and development challenges – extreme poverty, gender inequities, public health emergencies, acute and chronic diseases, climate change, good governance and many others. SBCC focused strategies are essential for positive progress on these and other issues.…

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November 2018

5th International Conference on Family Planning

November 12, 2018 - November 15, 2018
Kigali Convention Centre, Kigali Roundabout, Kimihurura
Kigali, Rwanda
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The International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) serves as a strategic inflection point for the family planning and reproductive health community worldwide. It provides an opportunity for political leaders, scientists, researchers, policymakers, advocates, and youth to disseminate knowledge, celebrate successes, and identify next steps toward reaching the goal of enabling an additional 120 million women to access voluntary, quality contraception by 2020. The ICFP also serves as an international platform from which countries, organizations and individuals can make public commitments…

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