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First Formal Springboard Learning Event Held in Cairo

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More than 125 students, faculty and staff attended the Springboard for Health Communication event at Modern Sciences and Art University in Cairo, Egypt.
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Expert Consultation Leads to Guidance on Success and Sustainability for Local NGOs

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For four days in May 2016, more than 40 experts in SBCC and Social Marketing -representing 11 local NGOs from Africa, Asia and South America, INGOs and donors - gathered together in Washington, D.C., to identify factors most likely to enable the success and sustainability of local SBCC and social marketing organizations and to determine how local NGOs, INGOs and donors can work together most effectively to assure the success and sustainability of local NGOs working in these fields.

The "Moyo ndi Mpamba, Usamalireni!" Campaign Inspired Behavior Change in Malawi

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Moyo ndi Mpamba, Usamalireni! (“Life is precious, take care of it!”) was an aspirational campaign that connected the idea of wellness to prosperity, and encouraged Malawians to take steps to improve their own health and that of their families.

HC3 Leads Zika Communication and Community Stakeholder Engagement Strategy Development in Guatemala

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A two-day stakeholder workshop – co-led by HC3’s Zika team…
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HC3's LARC Materials for Youth Being Used by 20 Organizations in 19 Countries

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Since their release, 20 organizations in 19 countries have asked to use the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative's long-acting reversible contraceptive materials in their work.
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Smart Jeewan Family Planning Messages Reach over 30,000 at Nepalese Fair

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The Smart Jeewan Mela (Smart Life Fair) held on February 2 in Tulsipur Dang drew a crowd of over 30,000 attendees for performances around the theme of family planning for making a smart life.

Improving Public Health Emergency Programs with SBCC Webinar and Resources

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The webinar highlighted the essential relationship health systems and communities must have to prepare for, respond to and recover from an emergency.

Zimbabwe Fosters a Sense of Vigilance around Newly Acquired Malaria-Prevention Behaviors

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In a participatory process that lasted five days, central and district level health promotion officers, national malaria control program personnel, national and international partners took part in a workshop that focused on prioritizing behaviors and then using available data and experience to determine root causes of these behaviors and the most likely means with which to influence each.
Adolescent girls in Ghana participating in a training to end female genital mutilation.

Ending Female Genital Mutilation

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The Health COMpass offers social and behavior change communication tools and project materials to use in work to end female genital mutilation/cutting.
A high-parity woman in West Africa with her six children

Three New Research Briefs on Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy

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Risk Perception and Communication, Cultural Norms and Gender: HC3 Releases Three Research Briefs on Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy